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Student Mental Health Advisory Committee

Student taking a picture of peers holding a Bell Let's talk poster Applications for the 2020-2021 academic year are now being accepted.

Application process

Write a one-page letter of intent that addresses the three points below. Email your letter to and you will be contacted with next steps.

Points to cover in your letter of intent:

  • Describe why mental health and wellness are important to you.
  • List qualities you have that can help create a mentally healthy Ontario Tech community.
  • Explain at least one idea or event that can help your specific faculty or department (for example, FEAS or FBIT) to be more involved in students’ mental health and wellness. Please be specific and detailed.
You will be contacted if selected for an interview. Interviews will be held virtually, instructions will be delivered over email.


What is the Student Mental Health Advisory Committee?

The Student Mental Health Advisory Committee is a group of students passionate about wellness and advocating for mental health. The committee provides an opportunity for any student at the university, including individuals with lived experiences, to develop and review mental health initiatives.

Need more information?

If you have more questions or would like more information about the Student Mental Health Advisory Committee, please email