The UC Lit is broken down into 11 commissions who work on different types and aspects of our events. Most of our commissions have a meeting every month and if you're interested in getting involved with their work and getting updates, feel free to email the commissioner or deputy/ies, or join their linked commission Facebook group! Expanded pages coming soon!
The Athletics Commission runs all sports themed events, such as ski trips, Raptors games, viewing parties and much more! They also oversee all the UC intramurals - more information about joining a team can be found here!
Equity & Outreach Commission (Alisa Christian, with deputies Lama Ahmed & Amanjot (AJ) Ubhi – firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Equity & Outreach Commission brings light to equity issues within our UC community and hold events that promote the diversity of University College. It also supports local charities, provides volunteer opportunities for students to get involved in their local community, and more!
Finance Commission (Noah Petrie, with deputies Abhinit Malhotra & Stephen Zhang – email@example.com)
The Finance Commission helps prepare the UC Lit's annual audit, and does bookkeeping for all the different commissions, clubs and ancillaries to ensure we're managing students' money wisely! You can join this commission by application, which will come out in the fall.
Literary & Creative Arts (LCA) Commission (Kaitlyn Ferreira, with deputy Vaish Vijayan – firstname.lastname@example.org)
Literary & Creative Arts, or LCA for short, specializes in providing a platform for UC students to showcase their talent and creativity, and encourage art around our college. They also oversee UC publications such as our college newspaper, the UC Gargoyle, and our literary journal, The UC Review.
Mental Wellness Commission (Kiana Habibagahi, with deputies Melanie Mascarenhas & Jenn Rintjema – email@example.com)
The Mental Wellness Commission strives to bring awareness to issues surrounding mental health around UC and UofT, and reduce stigma. This is done through holding various events, workshops and discussions.
Off-Campus (UCOC) Commission (Felipe Santos, with deputy Noah Kadish – firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Off-Campus Commission, or UCOC for short, works hard with the Commuter Dons (CoCos) to make the lives of our 80% commuter population as easy as possible. Come find your home away from home at the Commuter Student Centre (CSC), or sign up to be part of the MyJourney commuter orientation!
Services Commission (Parnian Tajbakhsh, with deputy Maria Taifour – email@example.com)
The Services Commission brings us our annual Fireball, the largest semi-formal on campus! This commission also runs our other two semi-formals: Year-End Ball and Red & White. Apply to be a Fireball room head by October 4!
The Social Commission brings us all of our Pub Crawls, Club Nights, Board Games Nights, and other fun activities on and off campus!
Spirit & Communications (SCC) Commission (Aidan Swirsky, with deputies Paige Chu & Kristen De Los Reyes – firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Spirit & Communications Commission, or SCC for short, is responsible for making the UC Lit as open and accessible as possible through social media, our website and devising ways to collect your feedback. SCC also designs and sells all Spirit Wear! You can join any of the 4 sub-teams: 1) Blog 2) Design/Spirit Wear 3) Social Media/Video and 4) Sponsorship!
Sustainability Commission (Kirsten Stevens, with deputy Tuhi Sen – email@example.com)
The Sustainability Commission is dedicated to encouraging more sustainable practices in the UC community to make the college more vibrant, green, and environmentally responsible.
University & Academic Affairs (UAA) Commission (Miranda Desbiens, with deputy Sara Koruthu - firstname.lastname@example.org)
The University & Academic Affairs Commission, or UAA for short, works to promote an active learning community at UC. They run events targeted towards academic success and post-secondary opportunities, and raise awareness of university-wide issues that affect fair access to education at UofT.