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Academic Resources for
Students

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The Adaptive Technology Centre & Library Services for Students with Disabilities

The ATC and Library Services include providing alternate formats of course and library materials, requesting and finding captioned videos, specialized software and assistive devices as well as other services.

Student Academic Success Services

Student Academic Success Services offer academic skill development (writing, learning, studying) to Queen’s undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines and at all stages of academic success, including students who have English as an additional language.

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Information Technology Services

From troubleshooting difficulties with Zoom clients to fixing problems with OnQ, ITS is available to help you with your digital components to ensure a high-quality learning experience for yourself and all students at Queen's University.

Queen's Library

Services include Subject Liaison Librarians who can help you locate resources for your field of study.

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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.

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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.

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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:

  • one-on-one advising

  • 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

Academic Grievance Centre, AMS

The Academic Grievance Centre is the place to go if you have any questions or concerns about academic grievances, discipline, or regulations.

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Academic Affairs Commission, AMS

The Academic Affairs Commission is responsible for advocating on behalf of students and supporting students in all matters of an academic nature.

The Queen's University Rector

The University Rector, among other duties, acts as an advisor and advocate for students in academic grievance procedures.

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