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Supports for You

Don’t know where to go for help? Check out our FAQ section below to learn about the services and resources available to meet your needs. We have also curated this list of supports for you in one google sheetpage, external link.

Do you have questions as a first-year student? Submit your question through our Google Form, external link and you'll see the answers to the most commonly asked questions in your weekly Fit for Business emails.

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Learning Supports:

Academic Success Centre

Get group or individual tutoring, learning and studying strategies, and chat with a Peer Academic Coach, Learning Strategist or Writing Strategist.

Academic Accommodation Support

Having a disability while learning can be challenging. See if you’re eligible to receive Academic Accommodation Support.

Student Life and Learning Support

Additional learning support for you to build your learning success toolkit, and more math tutoring opportunities.

Program Supports:

Academic/Student Advising

Instead of the guidance counsellors that you would access in high school, we have program-specific Student/Academic Advisors for any questions around your courses, majors, minors, university policies or academics in general.

International Student Support

Chat with an International Student Advisor about your study permit, immigration documents, health insurance and financial concerns. Book with your Advisor, external link, opens in new window through Google Calendar - select any of the available "TRSM Advising Hours" spots.

Undergraduate Calendar 2021-2022

The Undergraduate Calendar is the official statement of programs and courses approved by the Ryerson University Senate. It provides a list of all of the important dates that you as an undergraduate student should be aware of, such as enrollment dates, drop deadlines and more.

ServiceHub

The ServiceHub is your front-line service centre for the Office of the Registrar, including support for undergraduate admissions, fees, financial assistance, RAMSS support, exams, class schedules, Chang School course enrolment, applying to graduate and more.

Health and Wellness Supports:

Student Development and Counselling

Chat with a member of the Student Development and Counselling team if you're feeling anxious. Get help with your goals for health and wellness from a peer through SHARPP.

RSU Members’ Health and Dental Plan

Info on what services are included in your Health and Dental Plan, how to access your plan and how to opt-out.

ThriveRU

Access resources and training to strengthen your resilience, well-being and thrive both personally and academically. Check out Thriving in Action Online.

Ryerson Recreation & Athletics

Whether you are looking to get active at Ryerson, connect with the community or join live or on-demand group fitness options, Ryerson Recreation and Athletics is here to help you move everywhere.

Consent Comes First

Ryerson fosters a campus where consent comes first. You have full access to the Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education.

The Good Food Centre

The GFC provides hunger relief for those struggling with financial obligations, poverty and underemployment through access to a drop-in food bank, workshops and educational events.

SMASH Pamphlet

The SMASH pamphlet is a curated online go-to mental health resource guide for Ryerson students by Ryerson Students. It is a compilation of just about every free mental health resource available to Ryerson Students either provided by Ryerson itself or by community centers and government programs throughout the GTA.

Professional Development Supports:

Business Career Hub

Your go-to for careers and Ted Rogers Co-op. Learn how to create a resume and LinkedIn profile and ace that interview. Access same day drop-in chats with a Career Consultant.

Bootcamps

Enhance your technical skills through industry-relevant training. Learn about the upgraded Badge 2.0 available for R, Python, Excel, Power BI and Tableau Bootcamps.

Financial Support:

Student Financial Assistance

Offering support to students looking for government financial assistance, scholarships, bursaries and awards. Students can utilize Ask Ryerson, external link, opens in new window to find answers to any questions, available 24 hours a day.

Scholarships and Awards

Many awards and scholarships are available to undergraduate students. Students are eligible at several levels: faculty-wide, program-specific and university-wide awards through AwardSpring, external link, opens in new window

Financial Literacy: Money for School

Use this guide to get a general overview of financial literacy, including reading materials, videos and personal finance workshops at Ryerson University.

Career Boost Program

The program provides on-campus employment to eligible full-time undergraduate students returning to Ryerson.

Ted Rogers Students' Society

Ted Rogers Students' Society (TRSS) is the student-elected society that represents full-time business students at the Ted Rogers School and has 30+ student groups.

Startup School

Startup School provides fundamental entrepreneurial education to aspiring and emerging entrepreneurs alike. Students and founders can take advantage of practical education on topics curated to accelerate a startup's growth.

Ryersons' Student Union

The RSU's mission is to empower students and build community on Ryerson's campus by advocating for students' rights, supporting student groups, events and initiatives and providing discounted services to help save money.

RU Leadership Program

RU Leadership uses your experiences on campus and in your community to educate and inform programs focused on your evolution as a leader.

DMZ - Student Entrepreneurship Programs

The DMZ is a world-leading incubator for tech startups around the world. They help startups build great businesses by connecting them with customers, capital, experts and a community of entreprenurs and influencers. 

Interested but don't know where to start? Check out the DMZ's Student Entrepreneurship programs which help university and high school students with skills deelopment and business ideation and formation.

 

ConnectRU

Join the organization or discover relevant upcoming events using the ConnectRU platform.

Community and Diversity Support:

Anti-Discrimination, Advocacy & Cultural Inclusivity

This is a list of resources and supports for the diverse student population. The Ted Rogers School recognizes the ongoing need for creating a campus culture that is respectful and focused on ensuring human rights and dignity for all.

Human Rights Services

Human Rights Services works to promote an equitable and inclusive campus community, free from discrimination and harassment based on the protected grounds identified in the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Access Ryerson

Access Ryerson is a university wide initiative with a goal of removing barriers to the full participation of all community members with disabilities. Their mandate is to transform Ryerson into a leader of excellence in accessibility and inclusion of persons with disabilities, and in doing so, fulfill and exceed the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Aboriginal Student Services

Ryerson Aboriginal Student Services (RASS) provides a culturally supportive environment to promote academic excellence and serves as a place to balance academic learning with traditional teachings and culture.

United Black Students at Ryerson

The United Black Students at Ryerson (UBSR) promotes a strong sense of community among Black-Identified students at the university and is also committed to providing a safe space for these students on and off campus.

BIPOC Students’ Collective

The BIPOC Students' Collective works with the Ryerson community to eliminate racism and xenophobia both on and off campus. They do this through education, advocacy initiatives and campaigns. In addition, the Racialized Students' Collective holds social events throughout the year for racialised students and community members.

Centre for Women and Trans People

The Centre for Women and Trans People looks to tackle issues like racism, gender empowerment and violence and reproductive freedom. They provide advocacy, resources, events and discussion groups.

RyePride

RyePride is the group that represents queer and trans voices for students on campus. They also provide advocacy, support and events. Many of their events are also for like-minded queer students and allies.

RyersonSafe App

RyersonSafe is the university's new tool for mass notification that will  send alerts in urgen situations that pose an immediate safety or security risk to the community.

Navigate RU

The Navigate RU Program was conceptualized and developed so students could feel more confident, better equipped and prepared to navigate their university experience.

ServiceHub

The ServiceHub invludes supports for undergraduate admissions, fees, financial assistance, RAMSS support, exams, class schedules, Chang School course enrollment, applying to graduate and more.

International Student Advising

The International Student Advising Team are Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIAs) or Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs) who can help through group immigration advising, drop-in hours, and 1-on-1 personal development appointments.

For general email inquiries, contact us at fitforbusiness@ryerson.ca.