The Academic Affairs Commission is a branch of the Alma Mater Society, the undergraduate student government at Queen's. The Academic Affairs Commission represents students' academic interests to the administration of the University, and to the federal and provincial governments. This commission is responsible for the administering peer academic support services for undergraduate students, including the Academic Grievance Centre, Exam Bank, the Academic Hub, and USAT Evaluations.
The Arts and Science Undergraduate Society administers Mindfind, a program that aims to link students who require academic assistance with those who are in a position to offer academic support.
The Engineering Society Buddy Program matches first-year engineering students with an upper-year buddy. Buddies are available to share their experiences with courses, profs, res life, making friends, clubs, teams, etc.
The SGPS Student Advisor Program is designed to aid master's, doctoral, law and theology students seeking assistance with problems pertaining to their academic lives. The program consists of a group of students from a range of academic backgrounds who have been trained by The Human Rights Office at Queen's, The Mediation Centre of Southeastern Ontario and are certified in alternative dispute resolution and conflict mediation (St. Stephen's Community House). SGPS members can approach the advisors for referrals to other Queen's organizations, advice on grievance and complaint procedures, to mediate or facilitate a meeting between the parties in conflict, or answer questions with complete confidentiality in person, by phone or email. All conversations between students and advisors are strictly confidential unless otherwise specified by the student.