Laurier is committed to creating a barrier-free environment for all persons, including persons with disabilities, whether this is while studying, visiting or working. As part of this commitment, we offer a variety of services and supports that help to create an accessible Laurier.
At Laurier, we have a number of resources that can provide you with information about supports related to accessibility.
The Accessible Learning Centre (ALC) assists students with disabilities in reaching their full academic potential by providing academic accommodations that maintain academic integrity and level the playing field. Services offered include the provision of alternative formats, exam accommodations, learning strategies, note-taking, student support and tutoring.
T: 519.884.0710 x3086
Office Location: Second floor Peters Building, room P220
T: 519.756.8228 x5871
Office Location: One Market, OM 207-20
For current Laurier students, the Career Development Centre can provide information and materials related to the RBC Career Transition Program for Students with Disabilities. The centre assists students in finding a job, provides information regarding students rights in an interview, facts about disclosure options and accommodations, and access to external resources on workplace accessibility.
T: 519.884.0710 x4495
The Centre for Student Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (formerly the Diversity and Equity Office), works to cultivate a culture on campus that respects and promotes equity, diversity, inclusion and social justice in all aspects of Laurier – from classrooms to residence communities.
T: 519.884.0710 x4469
The Laurier Library provides research assistance, video tutorials, and accessible workstations. Adaptive Technologies at the library include large screen monitors, Optelec Reader, a high-speed scanner, a self-serve scanner, Kurzweil and Zoom Text, Jaws, and height-adjustable workstations.
T: 519.884.0710 x3477
The Delton Glebe Centre, run by Martin Luther University College, offers multi-faith counselling to help strengthen emotional and spiritual well-being. The centre offers a unique approach to counselling, taking into account a variety of spiritual or faith-based belief systems.
T: 519.884.0710 x2874
The Wellness Centre provides comprehensive counselling and health services. All students have access to these services through their OHIP and extended health plans.
The Equity and Accessibility department in Human Resources develops training and workshops related to accessibility, consults on AODA legislation and advocates for accessibility in policies. The Employee Health and Well-Being department works with employees requiring accommodations due to a disability. If you require accommodations for your job interview, visit Working at Laurier.
T: 519.884.0710 x2007
There are many supports and services to assist persons with disabilities in the communities in which Laurier's campuses are located.
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