Please feel free to contact any member of the Academic Services team for assistance.

 Resource Person
& Contact Info

Kaila Mikkelsen, B.Sc., LL.B., LL.M.

Assistant Dean, Students
Allard 152
Tel: (604) 822-6350

  • Provides academic advising and wellness support to JD students. Referrals to counseling services, student health services and other support services at UBC.
  • Provides information about exchange program and joint degree opportunities.
  • Administers exam and assignment deferrals, extensions and accommodation requests. Approves leaves and withdrawals.
  • Implements health and wellness programming for students.
  • Manages the peer tutor and ambassador programs. Oversees first year Orientation.
Lee Schmidt, LL.B.

Associate Director, Indigenous Legal Studies
Allard 157
Tel: (604) 822-2177

  • Provides cultural, academic and wellbeing support to Indigenous law students


Susan Morin

Director, Student Academic Services
Allard 151
Tel: (604) 822-6731

  • Manages course scheduling, registration, exams, ExamSoft computerized exam process, grades, sessional evaluations, graduation, transfer credit and teaching evaluations, and the writing of accommodated exams with Access & Diversity.

Veronica Uy

Coordinator, Student Academic Services
Allard 150
Tel: (604) 827-5728

  • Manages directed research and special registration, and confirmation of registration and graduation letters. Coordinates exams and grades, the Criminal Law clinic and the First Year Moot program.

Cherry Chiu

Program Assistant Student Services
Allard 148
Tel: (604) 827-3602

  • Answers in person inquiries from JD students
  • Provides administrative support to staff in Academic Services and the Indigenous Legal Studies Program
  • Arranges appointments and meetings for Kaila Mikkelsen and Lee Schmidt


Students may also wish to reach out to colleagues in central university departments for assistance.

UBC Department

Centre for Accessibility

Brock Hall
1874 East Mall
Room 1203

+1 604 822 5844


Centre for Accessibility provides leadership on issues of accessibility for people with disabilities at UBC Vancouver, working in partnership with faculties to foster inclusive learning, living and working environments for students, faculty and staff.

Centre for Accessibility provides support and programming initiatives designed to remove barriers for students with disabilities and facilitates disability related accommodations for members of the UBC Vancouver community.

Law Enrolment Services Advisors (Law ES advisors)
  • A team of enrolment services advisors who provide specialised financial advising to law students
  • Provide advice and support on loans and bursaries including support to students experiencing unexpected financial difficulties