Office Closure: Dec. 24 - Jan. 6
The Accessibility Services office will be closed from December 24, 2018 - January 6, 2019. We will reopen on Monday, January 7, 2019. Happy holidays!
12th November 2018
Late Registrations for Test and Exam Services
Test and Exam services will be changing its procedures for students who register late for Test and Exam Accommodations on November 5, 2018. Find additional info regarding the change in procedure.
1st November 2018
We are growing!
The number of Accessibility Advisors has doubled. That means greater access and support for registered students! Stand by for more information.
2nd October 2018
Join Access Us!
The Access Us Peer Mentorship program has launched for the year. Join a community of peers and get connected to an upper-year student who can help you navigate U of T.
21st September 2018
Peer Advisor Program
Need just-in-time support accessing your accommodations and navigating the university? Connect with a Peer Advisor today!
20th September 2018
Accessibility Services Blog
I came across an Instagram account that posts anonymous reflections supposedly submitted by U of T students. They go by <@uoftears_>. A common theme that comes up on the page through...
7th November 2018
The frigid air hits my ribs through my fall coat. My hands cannot survive outside of my pockets for more than a few minutes. Winter is coming, and in Toronto that means spending half of your day...
25th October 2018
Since Mental Illness Awareness week falls in October, and there is an increasing emphasis on mental health, I thought it would be fitting to discuss my involvement with an organization that changed...
17th October 2018
This week, I had the pleasure of attending a Mindful Moments session at OISE. I chose to attend the one on Thursday, but there is a wide range of sessions offered every day of the week, and the...
23rd October 2018
This week, I had the chance to sit down with one of the Peer Advisors (for more information, check out: https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/as/peer-programs#node-5632) at Accessibility Services and...
10th October 2018
Running around campus, trying to manage 5 classes, clubs, work, and professional development leaves little time for leisure as it is. Throw midterms into the mix, and I’m bound to max out by...
18th October 2018
Learning how to navigate the university with a disability is sometimes hard enough, once you factor in new classes, assignments, and a social life, it can feel like nothing makes sense. Wouldn’t it...
18th September 2018
Registering with Accessibility Services has countless benefits, even if you never end up using your accommodations. You are evaluated on your specific needs and given certain accommodations that will...
11th September 2018
As much as I would like to live my life without letting past academic mistakes pull me back, my GPA does not allow me to forget. But rather than simmering in what cannot be changed, I figure it’d be...
13th September 2018
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.