Peer-to-peer drop-in hours
Did you know you can meet with a peer at Accessibility Services? Our peer advisors are able to assist students Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 2 – 4 p.m. except during Reading Week.
4th November 2019
BSWD application update
If you want to apply for the BSWD for the Fall 2019 term, visit our Financial Support page for step-by-step instructions.
10th September 2019
New & returning students must submit complete registration packages by October 11, 2019 for Fall term or February 7, 2020 for Winter term to be eligible for final exam accommodations. Find out more on the New Registration page.
22nd August 2019
Disclosure in the workplace
Learn about workplace accessibility accommodations on Mar. 27 from 4 – 7 p.m. at Innis College. Find out when to have disclosure conversations with potential employers and how accommodations are determined.
27th March 2020
Accessibility Services Blog
With the term in full swing, it’s also peak midterm season! Things haven’t been going too great for me, but this is why I want to share this week’s topic: self-compassion. This term is the first...
13th February 2020
One of the things I’m looking forward to is graduating and finally starting to work! In May, I’ll be starting my Professional Experience Year (PEY) and working for 12-16 months. One of my main...
6th February 2020
Last Saturday I went to the Night of Ideas at Hart House. This event took place in over 50 cities (globally) and was a combination of lectures, performances, screenings, and workshops that were...
30th January 2020
During my time here at U of T, I’ve unfortunately heard people say that getting accessibility accommodations means taking advantage of the system to get an “easy way out”. I’ve been told...
23rd January 2020
Last week, I discussed the reality of me applying all the skills and methods I have learned about wellbeing and the path to feeling better. I was honest in saying that it hasn’t been a perfect...
5th December 2019
For the past ten weeks, I have learned and shared a lot about myself and ways to manage university. I have started my process with accessibility services, started counselling, attended workshops,...
28th November 2019
I didn’t know there were Health and Wellness Workshops until a few weeks ago. Or maybe I did, and the concept passed through my head, probably with the thoughts of “I’m too busy for that.” It wasn’t...
21st November 2019
“FIVE RULES TO WRITING: Don’t think. Keep your hand moving. Don’t censor. Write the worst crap possible. You don’t have to share.” When I entered the room for last week’s Speaking to Power event,...
15th November 2019
Two weeks ago, I visited the on-location Health & Wellness counsellor here at the Faculty of Engineering. It was one of the biggest steps I have taken on my journey to understanding my health...
7th November 2019
For me, a lot of my symptoms revolve around unnecessary fear and discomfort. As an example, I randomly and suddenly feel incredibly on-edge when there are sudden loud noises in places, or if I feel...
31st October 2019
Volunteer as a Note-taker
Volunteer note-takers provide an important accommodation support by helping fellow students registered with Accessibility Services achieve academic success. You will receive a Certificate of Appreciation upon the completion of the term, upon request. Why not volunteer?
Images in slideshow and this showcase by Michelle Gibson Photography.