October 4 – 8

Student Involvement Opportunities

We’re Hiring!

– Chief Returning Officer (CRO)
– Deputy Returning Officer (DRO)
– Chair
– Timmins Campus Life Coordinator

Click here to see full job postings
Applications are due by Wednesday October 6th at 4PM (EST)

Clubs & Services Day

October 7th 10am-2pm

Student Run Clubs are a fantastic way to get involved in student life, learn new skills, gain valuable job experience and co-curricular credit while being a student here at AlgomaU. 

If you are the leader of an existing club or interested in starting a new club be sure to register for ratification and/or a spot at our hybrid club day! Using our Google Form: https://forms.gle/T5HfSSryYJmNkeRj7

For students interested in joining a club
Join us 10-2pm! and please stay tuned for details on our upcoming online club day 🙂

Speakeasy (SSM Campus)
Student Lounge B201-202 (Brampton Campus)

AUSU Services

Student VIP Health Plan – The Fall 21′ Opt-In Period is Now Open

Closes October 15, 2021

If you are full-time (i.e. taking 12 or more credits in the Fall semester) you will be automatically enrolled in the plan. No further action is required on your behalf.

  • You are only required to opt-in or out once per academic year.
  • Coverage extends from September 1, 2021, through to August 31, 2022.
  • You must provide proof of alternative coverage or be a part-time student in order to be eligible to opt-out.
  • Dependents/spouses should be enrolled at the same time when you enrol. Payment will be charged to your credit card or student account depending on the method of enrolment.
  • You are required to register on the Medavie Blue Cross Portal or website in order to activate and receive your digital plan card. Plan cards will not be physically issued this semester.
  • The cost of the plan per individual is $320 per academic year. Please contact AUSU for dependent, spousal and spring rates.
  • The plan is non-refundable outside of the opt-out period and/or if any of the benefits were used. 

Exceptions will be made for international students enrolled online but studying outside of Canada.
Should you have any questions or need help accessing your benefits, please contact generalmanager@ausu.algomau.ca 

AUSU Food Pantry

The Algoma University Students’ Union Food Pantry is here to help for your emergency food security needs and works in consultation with the student body to address food insecurity issues. 

We are open
Tuesday’s 1-7pm and Friday’s from 11- 4pm

Appointments Must be made Online

  • Appointments must be made through the Google Calendar
  • Please list your dietary requirements and preferred items when you make your appointment.
  • The pantry will do its best to meet your requests but will not be able to guarantee exact items.
  • If you cannot make your appointment please cancel it on the calendar, as we have coordinators on site who are expecting and waiting for you.

People’s Garden

Follow us on social media to see updates about the garden and what is available. If you would like any of the items from the garden, please contact either the People’s Garden Coordinator or the Food Pantry Coordinator and we can assist you.

Facebook Group Page – The People’s Garden at Algoma U
Twitter – @PeoplesGarden82
Instagram – @peoplesgarden82 

For any information about the garden please contact The People’s Garden Coordinator: Jonathan Lalonde at peoplesgarden82@gmail.com or thepeoplesgarden@ausu.algomau.ca

Academic Support Strategist & Mediator

Formerly known as Ombudsperson, I offer various services meant to support students when they encounter problems and concerns at Algoma University. In this supportive position, I help students who might otherwise fall through the cracks. I can offer assistance with issues such as:

  • Academic Appeals / Social Programs
  • AlgomaU Assistance
  • OSAP     
  • Policies
  • Support     
  • General Help
  • Complaints / Student Issues    
  • Recommendations

If you have any questions or concerns contact Tyler at ombudsperson@ausu.algomau.ca 

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