Kristen Elder

Kristen Elder
Graduate Education Student Advisor
School of Nursing
Office: HSD A406


The Graduate Education Advisor is responsible for coordinating administrative activity in the School of Nursing pertaining to recruitment, admission, student records, progression, and academic advising of students at the graduate levels. The Advisor facilitates the development and implementation of school academic policy through committee membership and co-chair roles. The Advisor is also the contact person for graduate student awards, other university departments such as FGS, and other community partners (College of Registered Nursing of British Columbia, Island Health, government ministries, etc.).

This position oversees and coordinates, with other administrative staff, the academic calendar cycle changes throughout the calendar year for both the graduate and undergraduate programs