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Student Affairs at Ryerson is a team of educators, learners, and professionals dedicated to supporting you at every stage of your journey at Ryerson University. We provide academic, professional, and personal development opportunities and support programs to all students in a variety of formats including online, in workshops and 1:1 appointments, through peer support and professional advising, and in partnership with your Faculty and other campus partners. Explore our areas of support today and connect with any one of us - we can’t wait to hear from you.

At Student Life and Learning Support, we build diverse communities and support you as a learner. We provide opportunities for you to discover your talents, explore, skill-build, express your identities, create meaningful friendships and connections, and build your learning success toolkit. Explore our learning supports below:

We know our writing and language development improves when we get to talk about it with others at various stages of the process. We help you develop your academic writing skills and your approach to the writing process through meaningful conversations about your writing in individual appointments, workshops, and writing groups. If you are a multilingual student and want to improve your English language skills, you can participate in individual and group sessions and access classroom instruction to help improve your writing, speaking and listening, oral presentation, and reading skills. 

Contact Us:

4th Floor SLC (Sheldon & Tracy Levy Student Learning Centre) *closed during COVID-19 University closures*
416-598-5978
ryerson.ca/sls
sls@ryerson.ca

We offer services for Master’s or PhD students. Book an individual appointment to discuss research papers, grant applications, theses and dissertations. Graduate students can join a graduate writing group, meet with a dissertation coach, or attend our annual Dissertation Retreat to develop academic skills specific to graduate education.

Contact Us:

4th Floor SLC (Sheldon & Tracy Levy Student Learning Centre) *closed during COVID-19 university closures*
416-598-5978
ryerson.ca/sls
sls@ryerson.ca

 

Drop-in tutoring, course specific group tutoring, online tutoring and facilitated study groups are all available to improve your math skills and support your success in math and computer-science related courses across all faculties.

 

Contact Us:

4th Floor SLC (Sheldon & Tracy Levy Student Learning Centre) *closed during COVID-19 University closures*
416-598-5978
ryerson.ca/sls
sls@ryerson.ca

 

We offer you programs to help you develop study skills through workshops, individual support, group study and tutoring. We can help you to engage more effectively in your academic work. With peer academic coaching, create a personalized study plan; or drop-in to a discussion-based course-specific Supported Learning Group. Become a Ryerson trained tutor or find and hire a tutor for your courses with RU Tutor Match. First year students can join Academic Edge, a weekly group focused on learning from lectures, time management and goal-setting, preparing for mid-terms, and effective reading strategies.

Contact Us:

4th Floor SLC (Sheldon & Tracy Levy Student Learning Centre) *closed during COVID-19 University closures*
416-598-5978
ryerson.ca/sls
sls@ryerson.ca

 

At Student Life and Learning Support, we build diverse communities and support you as a learner. We provide opportunities for you to discover your talents, explore, skill-build, express your identities, create meaningful friendships and connections, and build your learning success toolkit. Explore our different programming areas below.

We can help you find ways to get involved, support your ideas and initiatives, and build community on campus. We host campus events throughout the year to help students get involved, build a sense of community and foster campus pride. Every year at #RoadToRyerson Orientation Week, we welcome thousands of incoming students with a week-long celebration across campus. Our Interfaith Programs offer the chance for students of various faiths to connect through discussions and intercultural events. If you are a student planning an event, we can help you make sure it is safe and successful, and even offer financial support for your initiative through the Student Initiatives Fund. 

Contact Us:

POD-60 *closed during COVID-19 University closures*
ryerson.ca/studentlife/programs
connectru.ryerson.ca/organizations/rustudentlife
studentlife@ryerson.ca

RU Leadership 

We help you track, reflect on, and get recognized for your experiences. Discover your strengths, explore your community, and capture and share your story with Level Up, Ryerson’s co-curricular record. Connect to volunteer opportunities on- and off-campus with VolunteerLink. Get coaching, set and achieve goals, and craft your personal leadership philosophy through REACH, our peer-to-peer leadership coaching program (and then become a peer coach, yourself!). Access unique opportunities through Lead Blue & Gold, an all-in-one leadership development track with workshops, volunteer excursions, and VIP networking events. At our annual Leadership Conference, learn from speakers and leaders across industries and gain valuable skills in pursuit of your unique goals.

Contact Us:

POD-60 *closed during COVID-19 University closures*
ryerson.ca/studentlife/leadership/
leadership@ryerson.ca

 

Our team of Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIAs) and Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs) can help newcomers and international students with immigration advising, health insurance support, status letters, tax support, and help you navigate and reflect on your post-secondary experience in Canada. International Student Support (ISS) works to foster a sense of belonging and community for all students who are new to Canada as well as for those students seeking a global experience on campus.

Contact Us:

POD-50A *closed during COVID-19 University closures*
416-979-5000 x 6655
ryerson.ca/internationalstudentsupport
issask@ryerson.ca

 

At the Tri-Mentoring Program (TMP), the “tri” represents our peer-to-peer, career, and group mentoring activities. We offer mentorship opportunities to students of all identities across all faculties. Our peer-to-peer model matches 1st year students with upper year students in the same program or with similar interests in order to help incoming students navigate the transition into first year. In your 3rd year or above you can access Career Mentoring and be matched with an industry professional for guidance and encouragement progressing towards your goals. The TMP hosts regular Group Mentoring community meetings for equity seeking students on campus including groups for students who are 2SLGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous, Filipinx, Latinx, Lusophone/Portugese speaking, Muslim women, mature students, students with disabilities and women in STEM.

Contact Us:

POD-54 *closed during COVID-19 University closures*
ryerson.ca/trimentoring
tmentor@ryerson.ca

 

Working closely with both employers and Faculty, we provide the knowledge, tools and resources needed to build your career. Whether you’re looking for your first job ever, taking part in one of our 23 Co-op programs, or need help preparing for your big interview - at the Ryerson Career & Co-op Centre (RCCC) you have a dedicated Career Education team specific to your program of study. With our Faculty-based model, discover the personal support, programming and employer events available to help you achieve your goals. Looking for a part-time role? We run Ryerson’s on-campus jobs program, Career Boost. Supporting you to build your career for life, all of our services are available for up to five years after graduating.

Contact Us:

POD-60 *closed during COVID-19 University closures*
416-979-5177
career@ryerson.ca
https://ryerson.ca/career-coop

 

By upholding and promoting community standards of respect, civility and safety, we support students who are in distress or who demonstrate disruptive behaviour. We believe that students can grow from difficult or negative experiences so they remain successful in their academic and personal lives while at Ryerson. We provide one-stop support to help students resolve complex problems with multiple university academic and administrative departments. We consult with the Ryerson community to identify and provide outreach to students in need of extra support and resources.

Contact Us:

POD-60 *closed during COVID-19 University closures*
416-979- 5000 x2741
ryerson.ca/student-care
rsco@ryerson.ca

 

Our goal is to support all Ryerson students with housing needs. While living in Residence, our team of staff and student leaders will help you build community, deepen your learning, and connect you to campus and beyond. We have four residence buildings: Pitman Hall (PIT), International Living-Learning Centre (ILC), HOEM, and the Daphne Cockwell Complex (DCC). Our Off-Campus Housing office supports all students seeking housing-related resources. From September to April, the Commuter Hostel offers commuter students short-term accommodation (up to three days in a row) in support of your academic success.

Contact Us:

PIT-100 *closed during COVID-19 university closures*
416-979-5284
ryerson.ca/housing
housing@ryerson.ca
offcamp@ryerson.ca
commuterhostel@ryerson.ca

 

SA Storytelling creates opportunities for students to tell their own stories, in their own way. Our multiliteracy support appointments offer one-on-one guidance to students working on mixed- and multi-media assignments or projects. You can participate in and design research experiences with the Student Experience Research Team and engage in digital community building and storytelling with @RUStudent Life.

Contact Us:

POD-60 *closed during COVID-19 University closures*
ryerson.ca/studentaffairs/storytelling
studentlife.ryerson.ca
studentaffairs@ryerson.ca

 

All in all, the people in Student Affairs at Ryerson are here to help you succeed and thrive, whatever that looks like for you.