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Accessibility in the Classroom

Academic Accommodation Support

Academic Accommodation Support (AAS) is Ryerson’s disability services office who work directly with incoming and returning students looking for help with their academic accommodations. AAS works with any student who requires academic accommodation regardless of program or course load.

Library Accessibility Services

Ryerson University Library and Archives (RULA) is committed to providing equal access to services and collections. RULA provides access to course readings, research texts, and videos in accessible formats, as well as various adaptive software in select workstations in the Library.

Other student support services

Student Learning Support

Student Learning Support (SLS) is a group of services and programs aimed at helping students engage more effectively in their academic studies. SLS offers individual support and group sessions in the following areas:

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.

Visit the Centre for Student Development and Counseling.

Tri-Mentoring

The mission of the Tri-Mentoring Program is to facilitate students' learning, leadership, and employment through mentoring, learning support and leadership training. The program matches first year students with upper year students in the same program or with similar interests in order to help incoming students successfully transition into their first year at Ryerson.

Learn more about Tri-Mentoring.

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.

Learn more about Human Rights Services.

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.

Learn more about RyeACCESS., external link

Resources for faculty 

  • Student Learning Support is committed to providing faculty with resources and expertise to support and enhance learning in their courses and across the curricula. To learn more about their services and information on the academic accommodation process, visit Student Learning Support for Faculty.
  • The Learning and Teaching Office (LTO) is the primary support for the teaching community at Ryerson. Visit their resources sections for guidance on supporting your students.