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AMS Fall-In-Review

December 1, 2020   KINGSTON, ON – Today, the AMS is releasing an update of how our term is going. Linked below you will find a document explaining all the projects that our team has worked on until this point.   The AMS welcomes all feedback about our updated platform. If you wish...

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Winter Term Update

September 22nd, 2020  KINGSTON, ON – Today, Queen’s University sent an email detailing an updated about Winter Term. An excerpt is shown below:  “With some exceptions, most courses will continue to be delivered remotely in the 2021 Winter Term. A small number of on-campus...

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External Investigation Update

September 11th, 2020 In response to posts shared on social media, the Ad-Hoc Committee of the Board engaged an external investigator to investigate allegations relating to a current member of our Permanent Staff. The investigation was completed, and the results were immediately provided to the...

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Re: Updates for the Community

September 2nd, 2020 Kingston, ON –  The mandate of the Board of Directors is to provide strategic oversight, financial accountability, and human resources support to Alma Mater Society Inc. (AMS). Our goal is to protect the interests and advance the objectives of all AMS stakeholders,...

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TAPS 2020-2021

September 1, 2020    Kingston, ON – The AMS is deeply saddened to inform the public about the current situation regarding The AMS Pub Service (TAPS) for the 2020-2021 school year.   Due to circumstances related to COVID-19, public health regulations and...

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Statement on AMS Exposed Account

August 19th, 2020     Kingston, ON – The AMS is continuing to read and reflect on each post released by @AMSxposed. The stories being shared are serious, upsetting and not in keeping with the culture at the AMS. We recognize that although most of these...

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Bus Update – Fall Term

August 12th, 2020   Kingston, ON – Last night, Kingston Transit approved a temporary student bus pass option at Kingston City Council to allow for Queen’s Students to access public transit for the Fall Term at a reduced rate.   The AMS is pleased to announce the...

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AMS Commitments to our QTBIPOC Community

July 24th, 2020  Kingston, ON – The AMS has released our commitments to our QTBIPOC community through a report detailing Action Items. This report is a working document that will reconsidered, adjusted and added to many times throughout our term. We will reflect the most...

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COVID-19 Web Page

June 18th, 2020   Kingston, ON – The AMS has launched a COVID-19 specific page on our website, for students to best access resources and useful contacts. This website will be updated often to allow for timely news. We will be adding a section related to AMS services in the coming...

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Update on Bus-It 2020-2021

June 2nd, 2020  Kingston, ON – The Alma Mater Society, in consultation with the City of Kingston has opted to terminate the Bus-It Program for the 2020-2021 school year, in light of the impact of COVID-19. This decision resulted from discussions held over a period of several weeks.  Kingston Transit...

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Statement Against Anti-Black Racism

June 1st,  2020   Kingston, ON –  The Alma Mater Society stands in solidarity with our Black students, staff, faculty, and extended communities who continue to face anti-Black racism and discrimination. It is our duty as student leaders to represent and serve the diversity of all students...

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Fall 2020 Update

May 15th, 2020 Kingston, ON – This Wednesday, the University issued a statement indicating a predominantly remote fall 2020 term at Queen’s due to COVID-19, and the safety of Queen’s students and the Kingston community. In light of the University’s decision, the AMS and Senior Management...

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AMS Increases Mental Health Support

April 17th, 2020  Kingston, ON- Effective September 1st, 2020, the AMS will be increasing the Psychologist/Social Worker/Psychotherapist coverage of the AMS Health and Dental plan from $750 (100% per visit) to $1000 per year (100% per visit).   Addressing the mental...

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Update: AMS Front Desk to close

March 20th, 2020 Kingston, ON – Starting Monday, March 23rd, the AMS Front Desk will no longer be open. To coordinate a cheque pick-up, please contact We regret any inconvenience caused.

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