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
Office Hours Change
Accessibility Services will be closed on Thursday mornings from 9:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m: Oct 4, Oct 25, Nov 8, Nov 29 and Dec 13. Note other changes to office hours.
5th September 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
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
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
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
So it’s orientation week, and you feel like you don’t know where to begin. There are so many new experiences ahead of you, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed. Take a breath, and read ahead....
27th August 2018
Goodbye clickers, hello smartphones! "Talk to *insert student name here* behind you and discuss the question again". This message that displayed on our mobile device screens was freaky at first...
27th August 2018
With a few weeks left until school starts, and the stress beginning to creep back into my life, I decided to tackle my uncertainty with one of the only ways I know how: planning. Below you will find...
20th August 2018
Ah Acorn.. I knew that UofT had a thing for oak trees (in the crest, ACORN and now Quercus; the Latin name for oak tree... but that's another blogpost itself). I had my own story behind the name...
13th August 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.