Academic Resources for
Queen's Student Accessibility Services
Queen's Student Accessibility Services (QSAS), part of Student Wellness Services, works with other members/groups of the Queen’s community to ensure the university and its programs are accessible to students with disabilities. The goal of QSAS is to support students' successful transition to university life and to help ensure academic and personal success at Queen's.
Peer Academic Support Services
Peer Academic Support Service (PASS) is a volunteer service that is run through the Faculty of Arts and Science to assist first-year students. The service is designed to ease student transition into university and to promote academic success. Peer Advisors address common questions and concerns (scheduling, plan requirements, SOLUS, and selecting courses) during confidential, non-judgmental advising sessions. PASS also deliver brief presentations at key periods during the year to address common questions and concerns of Arts and Science students, such as preregistration for second year plans and courses.
Faculty of Arts and Science Advising Appointments
The Faculty of Arts and Science offers regularly scheduled advising appointments. You may book an appointment via email or by calling us. Please note that during our peak periods our advising slots fill up very quickly.
If you have questions concerning your degree program and plan you may wish to speak with an academic advisor in your home department as they are the experts on their plans.
Advisors can connect with you via email, Skype, phone or online chat through Microsoft Teams.
Queen's Centre for Teaching and Learning
The Queen’s Centre for Teaching and Learning offers a wide array of programs and services that are designed to meet the teaching and learning needs of students, post-doctoral fellows, staff, and faculty members.
Ban Righ Centre
The Ban Righ Centre assists mature women students who are returning to university after a time away to continue their education. Here, women from diverse backgrounds find community, practical, personal and financial support in an informal setting.
Academic support at the Centre includes:
speaker series covering diverse subjects in an intimate, comfortable setting
informal lunches with faculty mentors
computer labs and study spaces
annual writing studio allowing for dedicated writing in a distraction-free environment