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Welcome to the Faculty of Community Services!
Are you a new student in the Faculty of Community Services (FCS) at Ryerson? You're in the right place!
FCS Student Connect will support you as you navigate the new and unfamiliar transition to university life. It's your one-stop web resource for getting involved, finding support and making the most of Ryerson.
With FCS Student Connect, we hope to make it easier for you to find what you need, enhance your sense of belonging and achieve success in your new learning environment.
How to Use FCS Student Connect
- Watch the videos on this page and, with the help of your FCS Student Connect Guides, get to know the students, faculty and staff who are here to support you, as well as some of the resources available at Ryerson.
- Browse our lists of supports and services (organized by theme) to familiarize yourself with what's available on campus, find what you're looking for and begin to successfully navigate university life.
Campus, Housing & Transportation
Your Academic Resources
Get to Know Your Library
*Tip: The computer lab in KHW-71G, Kerr Hall West is reserved for FCS students.
Your Health and Wellbeing
- external,Centre for Student Development and Counselling Access counselling, personal development resources, crisis intervention and group supports.
- PDF fileSafety Nets Take advantage of support services at Ryerson and in the surrounding area.
- external,RU Therapy Dogs De-stress with a cuddly friend.
- external,Student Health Assistance and Resilience Program (SHARP) Develop lifelong skills to manage your health and well-being.
- external,Equity Service Centres Find safe spaces to get support and build connections.
- external,ThriveRU Develop a stronger capacity for well-being.external,
- external,Sexual Violence Support and Education Consent comes first! Find support and learn to support others.
- external,Medical Centre Access health care services on campus.
- external,Aboriginal Student Services Balance academic learning with traditional teachings and culture.
Get Involved & Engaged
- external,Connect RU Find events and leadership activities on campus.
- external,RU Student Life Blog Read stories by students, for students.
- external,Tri-Mentoring Get matched with an upper-year student mentor.
- external,RU Leadership Realize your potential. Boost your resume. Make connections.
- external,RSU Campus Life Join an RSU student group, course union or affiliate group.
- external,International Student Support New to Canada? Find support.
- external,Ryerson Recreation Participate in group fitness, open recreation, intramural sports and more.
- external,Social Innovation Learn how you can become a changemaker.
- external,Interprofessional Education Enhance your knowledge of other health and community service professions through external,workshops, external,placements and more.