The Lassonde Student Welcome & Support Centre is committed to providing Lassondians with the advice you need as students in a professional School. Out team is here to help you make informed and thoughtful decisions as you progress through the Lassonde School of Engineering.
Hours of Operation
8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday to Thursday
8:30am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 4:30pm
Meet our Team
Assistant Dean, Students
Amy is Assistant Dean, Students at the Lassonde School of Engineering. Amy leads the Student Services Centre, and is responsible for ensuring all our students receive exceptional levels of service and professional support during their time at the Lassonde School.
Manager, Student Advising
Hema Nair is a student adviser and oversees the day-to-day operations for advising services at the Centre. Hema is a graduate from New York University with a degree in History and has been with York University for 7 years.
Associate Director, Co-op & Business Partnerships
Bob Eichvald works on expanding co-op and professional experience opportunities for Lassonde students and ensure we offer exceptional placements with a variety of employers. Previously Bob worked at George Brown and Seneca.He studied at the University of Waterloo where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Psychology.
Manager, Student Engagement
Gayathry oversees and coordinates admissions and a variety of student engagement programs including Student Awards, Mentorship, Lassonde Ambassadors and Student Government. Gayathry is York University graduate with a degree in Psychology and has worked with the University for over 20 years in various roles.
Academic Services Coordinator
Lauren assists with the administration of Lassonde's academic petitions and appeals process, academic honesty investigations, and is a member of the Lassonde academic advising team. Lauren is a York University graduate with a degree in Criminology and has a passion for supporting students through the ups and downs of their university experience. Struggling? Confused? Let's problem solve!
Rachel is an academic advisor and can help students with questions about academic progress and requirements. Rachel is also a York University graduate with a Masters of Education degree.
Zeripha completed her degree requirements at York on a Letter of Permission and has stayed ever since. She is an academic adviser who provides a warm welcome to newly admitted students, helps provide guidance, options and encouragement during their academic career and wishes them well as they graduate.
As an Academic Advisor, Caitlin helps Lassonde students navigate the sometimes daunting path from admission to graduation. She is passionate about the well being of students and works diligently to ensure that they feel supported throughout their degree. Caitlin is a York graduate with a degree in Kinesiology and Health Science and has been a York employee since 2010.