Academic Consideration Requests are submitted online and are for short term considerations (e.g. due to having the flu). Guidelines and documentation can be found on the Senate website, opens in new window.
Ryerson University has many resources to help students build their career, including planning tools and tips, through the Career and Coop Centre, opens in new window. External jobs for Ryerson students can be found on Ryerson's job search platform called Magnet, opens in new window and on campus jobs can be found through Career Boost, opens in new window.
FCAD students can also contact our FCAD Career Education Specialist, opens in new window for 1:1 career support and networking opportunities.
For information and to join Ryerson's mentoring program, please visit Tri-Mentoring, opens in new window.
There are many opportunitites for students to volunteer and join various initiatives on campus.
- Ryerson Student Groups, external link, opens in new window
- Ryerson Communication & Design Society, external link, opens in new window
- Student Publications: RAD Mag, external link, opens in new window, Ryerson Folio, external link, Kaleidoscope, external link, opens in new window, The Eyeopener, external link, opens in new window
- Ryerson Musical Theatre Company, external link, opens in new window
- Design Fabrication Zone, opens in new window
- DMZ, opens in new window
- FCAD Live Event Supercourse, opens in new window
- Ryerson Orientation Crew, opens in new window
- Ryerson Athletics, external link, opens in new window
- OVPECI Community Networks and Committees, opens in new window
- Mentoring, opens in new window
- VolunteerLink, opens in new window
Student Life, opens in new window & Learning Support, opens in new window (SLLS) is a group of services and programs aimed at helping students engage more effectively in their academic studies and in the Ryerson community. They teach essential academic skills and study techniques that help students to more effectively express their intelligence, apply their knowledge and communicate their ideas. Programs including Get Ryerson Ready, opens in new window, International Student Support, opens in new window, and Tri-Mentoring, opens in new window connect students to resources, staff, and other students as they transition in and through Ryerson.
Safety and security on Ryerson campus is top priority. Learn about RyersonSafe notifications, how to report an incident, theft prevention and workshops available via Community Safety and Security, opens in new window.
In an emergency or if you have immediate safety or security concerns, call 911.
To connect with Ryerson Security 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:
Ryerson offers a free WalkSafe Program which pairs you with a uniformed security crew member to escort you to various locations on campus, including the subway and nearby parking lots. This service is available to all Ryerson community members—including visitors—24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
From time to time, building evacuations and drills are required to ensure the safe exit of occupants. These could be in response to an active fire alarm or in response to a fire in the building. In some cases, it could be in response to a non-fire hazard in the building.
For campus emergency procedure policy see evacuation and other emergency procedure, opens in new window.
Environmental Health and Safety, opens in new window at Ryerson supports and advances the learning, research and teaching activities across the university by promoting and supporting a safe and healthy campus environment.
All students using the RSID Workshop will be required to take the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Orientation. A quiz must be completed and presented to the technician before access to the shop is granted.