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Accommodations: Planning ahead


Posted April 7, 2022 The fall term might seem far away, but students seeking academic or practicum accommodations for September 2022 should start the process now. Student Intake Packages, which include a Student Intake Form and supporting disability documentation must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Monday, July 18, to meet the office’s deadline. Learn […]

April 7, 2022


Support for U of T community members living with epilepsy


Posted March 7, 2022 By Sarah Ryeland Etienne In honour of March being Epilepsy Awareness Month, Accessibility Services has launched a series of seizure education modules. These free, online resources help staff and faculty learn more about the basics of epilepsy, so they can feel safer and more confident supporting their students and colleagues. By […]

March 7, 2022


Transfer your accessibility accommodations to UTM or UTSC


Posted January 17, 2022 If you’re taking courses offered by the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) or the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), you will need to request a transfer of accommodations to UTM or UTSC through your accessibility advisor at the St. George campus (UTSG). Accommodations work differently at each U of T campus. […]

January 17, 2022


Accessibility Year in Review 2019-2020: You called, we answered


Updated July 13, 2021 By Kirsty Clarke Download infographic: Accessibility Services Year in Review 2019 and 2020 (PDF) The Accessibility Services team helps students with temporary or long-term disabilities reach their full potential at U of T, providing services and supports for learning, problem solving and inclusion. Based on a survey administered for 2019-2020, stigma […]

July 5, 2021


Accessibility Services in the news


Updated May 30, 2022 Read the latest reporting about Accessibility Services and accessibility on U of T campuses from U of T News, U of T Magazine and more: May 16, 2022: In U of T’s new ASL course, students learn how to sign – and better understand Deaf culture – Cynthia Macdonald, U of […]

May 10, 2021


Myth-busting Accessibility Services


Every student has unique strengths and needs for succeeding at U of T. Some students may live with disabilities or health conditions that impact their learning and register with Accessibility Services for accommodations to help them meet academic requirements. With an accessibility advisor, you can develop a personalized support plan that may include using specialized […]

April 24, 2020


A closer look at Accessibility Services


The Accessibility Services team helps students with disabilities reach their full potential at U of T. But what does “living with a disability” really mean? We’ve broken it down to take a closer look at the unique needs of students registered with AS. Students registered with Accessibility Services may be living with: Attention Deficit and […]

April 23, 2020


COVID-19: A message from Accessibility Services


Reported March 16, 2020 Our office remains available to you, although we ask that you limit your communication to phone and email contact: accessibility.services@utoronto.ca or 416-978-8060. We will be actively reaching out in the coming week to those students who we know will be most impacted to check-in and discuss your various options. If you would […]

March 15, 2020