Lifting the Barriers on Disability

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Canadore College

Here in the beautiful city of North Bay, just 180 minutes north of Toronto, you'll discover three easily accessible campuses - the Aviation Campus, Commerce Court and the Education Centre, which is situated on a stunning 650-acre wooded escarpment overlooking the city. Within the walls of our campuses, you'll find a personalized environment where you can excel in smaller than average classes and where you'll have your own academic advisor. Come to a college where you are more than just a number, a place where every applicant has access to career counselling and our graduates get jobs. Come to the college where you're more than just a number and take advantage of smaller classes where you really get to know your professors. Apply to Canadore College today and excel in our environment for learning. (source)


Student Success Services

We offer comprehensive, student-focused services designed to help you succeed. Drop-ins are welcome! (source)


Academic Resources

We offer:

  • Study skills workshops
  • Peer tutoring
  • Career guidance
  • Mental health and wellness tips and strategies
  • Resource centre
  • Assistive devices
  • Student Food Bank

The ultimate goal of Student Success Services is to support students so they can achieve success academically, in their career aspirations, and in their personal lives.

Non-Academic Resources

Canadore's College Drive, Commerce Court, and Aviation Centre facilities are fully accessible with designated parking for physically disabled persons, electronic doors, elevators, specially equipped fountains and washrooms. Public telephones adapted for hard of hearing individuals and a TDD system have been installed. There are also fully accessible units in The Education Centre's residence complex.

What Type of Documentation is Needed

Proper documentation from the appropriate, registered health care professional is required before services may be provided. In the case of a learning disability, a recent psycho-educational assessment is required. Reports from previous special education services or disability services programs (IEP, IPRC, WSIB) are also helpful. All information provided to Student Success Services will be held in confidence and will only be released with the student's informed consent.

How do I Apply

It is the student's responsibility to contact Student Success Services (as early as possible) to identify individual disability-related educational requirements. Please call, email or drop by Student Success Services to meet with our Student Life Navigator to map out your road to success.

For further information:

College Drive Campus, Room C262, Tel.: 705.474.7600 ext. 5205
Resource Centre, Room C261,Tel.: 705.474.7600 ext. 5544
Commerce Court Campus, Room E101a, Tel.: 705.474.7600 ext. 5655
Aviation Campus, Room Y237, Tel.: 705.474.7600 ext. 5956
Parry Sound Campus, Room 120, Tel: 705.746.9222 ext. 7351

Additional Information

Being a Canadore College student will be one of the most exciting experiences in your life. It will also be a time of new challenges that may include living on your own for the first time and being responsible for your everyday living and learning. To assist you with this transition, we offer an exciting program for students with learning disabilities.

The Summer Transition is offered to you at NO ADDITIONAL COST.

To learn more about this program, please visit this page.