Graduate Student Handbook: Graduate Student Supervision

Graduate supervisor provide guidance, advice and mentorship to graduate students. The most critical relationship in determining the quality of the graduate experience is the relationship between the graduate student and their faculty supervisor. The Guide to Graduate Supervision outlines roles, responsibilities and expectations that support a healthy and productive collaboration that supports students to timely completion.  Graduate supervisors and their students are encouraged to review the following publications also available on the School of Graduate Studies Teaching and Supervision website:

If you have any questions or concerns about your graduate student/ graduate supervisor relationship, you may contact:

  • The Chair of your PSYC program area of study

  • Coordinator of Graduate Studies, Department of Psychology


Giovanna Crocco
Graduate Program Administrator

Department of Psychology, 62 Arch Street
Queen's University
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6