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SUPPORT SERVICES


Ryerson Aboriginal Student Services
Ryerson Aboriginal Student Services - also known by its acronym R.A.S.S. - provides a culturally supportive environment to promote academic excellence and serves as a place to balance academic learning with traditional teachings and culture.

Ryerson University Libraries and Archives
The Ryerson Library is committed to providing equal access to services and collections to all students, faculty and staff of the University. Where use of library facilities and/or services are difficult or impossible, the Library will accommodate users with disabilities to examine sources, retrieve materials, and access services. Please also see the library's policy on Accessible Customer Service for Persons with Disabilities.

Human Rights Services
Ryerson's Office of Human Rights Services works with members of the Ryerson community to promote a study, work and living environment free of discrimination and harassment. Our services are available to all Ryerson University employees (faculty and staff), students, and visitors. The Office does not advocate for any individual or group. It advocates for fairness and for a community where the dignity and human rights of all its members are respected and upheld.

Universal Design for Learning
The Universal design of instruction can be defined as the design of instruction to be usable by all students, without the need for adaptation or specialized design (Burghstaler, 2005). As noted in Burghstahler's work, Universal design principles can be applied to the "overall design of instruction as well as to specific instructional materials, facilities, and strategies such as curricula, lectures, classroom discussions, group work, handouts, Web-based instruction, labs, field work, and demonstrations. Universally designed curriculum provides students with a wide range of abilities, disabilities, ethnic backgrounds, language skills, and learning styles multiple means of representation, expression, and engagement."

Office of the Ombudsperson
The Office of the Ombudsperson at Ryerson University is a safe place to get advice and assistance with resolving a problem, concern or conflict fairly, or to obtain information that you were not able to obtain elsewhere.

Integrated Risk Management
Integrated Risk Management provides information for people with disabilities on what to do in case of an emergency and how to access safety resources on campus.

Digital Media Projects
The Digital Media Projects Office (DMP) provides Ryerson faculty, staff and graduate students who are teaching or assisting their professors, with assistance in the use and production of instructional technologies and multimedia for teaching and learning. 

Writing Support
We strive to help all students become active participants in their academic writing communities. We will do this by providing thoughtful but non-judgmental responses to student writing and engaging student writers themselves in this conversation.

Academic Accommodation Support
The Academic Accommodation Support provides students with disabilities accommodation services and supports needed to achieve academic success and access to the university within the provisions of the Ontario Human Rights Code.

English Language Support
The ELS staff recognize that individual students have individual needs and we are committed to delivering a variety of English language support programs and services that fit into students' busy lives. The aim of our programs is to assist students to improve overall communication skills. ELS programs are free of charge for Ryerson students

Learning Success Centre
The Learning Success Centre is an academic resource for all Ryerson University students.

Centre for Student Development and Counseling
Our services, programs and resources are intended to assist students not only to solve immediate problems, but also to define their personal, academic and career goals, and to acquire the self-confidence and transferable skills necessary for professional success and individual growth.

International Student Support
ISS strives to provide helpful and comprehensive support to all members of the international community throughout their time at Ryerson and in Canada.

RyeACCESS
RyeACCESS works to reclaim our bodies and minds through advocacy, campaigns, outreach, education, and events. We focus on both systemic and individual issues in an effort to create an equitable environment and promote the empowerment, autonomy and freedom of students with disabilities.

Tri-Mentoring
The mission of the Tri-Mentoring Program is to facilitate students' learning, leadership, and employment through mentoring, learning support and leadership training, get involved and meet people.

Medical Centre
The Medical Centre is a medical clinic which provides patients with a wide range of services that you would normally expect to receive from your family physician. This includes the treatment of illnesses, such as colds or the flu, to routine examinations like annual physicals and PAP smears.

Graduate Student Support
Providing graduate focused learning support and resources.

Scholarships and Awards

Chang School Services and Supports
A list of services designed to facilitate student success, including achievement of academic, professional, and personal goals.

Career Centre
Providing employment postings, resources and support for students, alumni, faculty, staff, and employers.

Financial Aid
At Student Financial Assistance we are committed to helping you meet your financial needs during your time here at Ryerson. We provide guidance, information, tools and services both on the website and in person Monday to Friday at our campus office.

Curriculum Advising
We offer several services for degree program students and students enrolled in Ryerson University's G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education certificate programs.

Chang School Academic and Career Advising
Ryerson University's G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education has added an academic and a career advisor to its wide range of support services. Advisors will be available via email and on a drop-in basis to assist continuing education learners as they chart their futures and plan their academic paths.The career advisor will provide Chang School learners with support as they formulate their career advancement or transition strategies.