Student Support Services
Carleton Academics

Connection and Community

As a Carleton student, you’ll have access to our unparalleled package of academic and extra-curricular initiatives designed to support your complete university experience and promote a culture of success.

Academic Advising Centre

The Academic Advising Centre’s (AAC) primary focus is to support undergraduate and special students in achieving academic success. The AAC offers walk-in advising sessions for students who; are experiencing academic difficulty, need assistance understanding their academic audit, want to ensure they are fulfilling their degree program’s academic requirements, or have been placed on Academic Warning. Academic advisors at the AAC can also explain the University’s academic rules and regulations and help students develop plans to keep them on track towards attaining their academic goals. Visit website

Career Services

Career Services provides Carleton University students and alumni with the resources and guidance they need to explore their career options, learn effective job search strategies, and find employment opportunities that align with their interests. Students can also visit the Career Centre for one-on-one career counselling and employment advising sessions. These sessions can include resume and cover letter reviews, preparing for job interviews, identifying key connections between your degree and future career paths, and more. Career Services also creates opportunities to connect students with employers by organizing career fairs, networking nights, and information recruitment sessions. Visit website

Office of the Vice-President (Students and Enrolment)

The Office of the Vice-President (Students and Enrolment) works with students, faculty, university administration, and student government to enhance the university experience for all Carleton students. We also assist students with questions or concerns about university programs or services. If we do not have the answer, we will help refer you to the appropriate office. Visit website

McIntyre Exam Centre

The McIntyre Exam Centre is designed to provide services for both students and instructors at Carleton University in order to meet a variety of accommodation needs during scheduled tests and exams. Scheduling and Examinations Services (SES) operates the Centre in consultation with the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities (PMC). Visit website

Co-operative Education

Co-operative Education combines traditional in-class learning with hands-on experience. Students alternate study terms with four, eight, 12, or 16-month work terms and all co-op work terms are full-time, paid opportunities. The co-op option is offered in more than 100 programs, majors, concentrations, and streams at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Co-op offers students the opportunity to get practical work experience, develop key employability skills, explore their career options, earn money to help reduce student debt-load, and add significant value to their degree upon graduation. Visit website

Centre for Student Academic Support

The Centre for Student Academic Support (CSAS) is Carleton’s collaborative student learning centre. Centrally located on the fourth floor of the MacOdrum Library, CSAS offers peer-led individualized and group-based academic support services that help students develop effective study habits, improve their writing and study skills, and enhance their understanding and application of course material. CSAS’s range of individual support services includes one-on-one Skill Development sessions, one-on-one Writing Services sessions, Peer Assisted Subject Coaching (PASC), and the Bounce Back Program. For students that prefer learning in groups, CSAS runs weekly Skill Development workshops, English Conversation Sessions, and Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS). Visit website


Carleton University Online (CUOL) offers students a range of unique ways to pursue their studies. CUOL is dedicated to making courses available and accessible to on-campus students and beyond. This year celebrates CUOL’s 27th year of operation. What began in 1978 as a TV broadcast has expanded into a department that offers a whole range of ways for students to view course lectures. Today, CUOL offers over 60 credit courses to over 4000 students from across Canada and the continental United States. Visit website

Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities

The Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities promotes equal access to the educational experience, consistent with academic standards, in all aspects of services, programs and the institutional environment, notwithstanding degree and type of disability. The PMC was established to provide educational support services to students registered at Carleton. Visit website

Student Experience Office

The Student Experience Office is your first stop when you arrive at Carleton University! Our role is to ensure new students make a successful transition to university life by preparing you to achieve your personal and academic goals. We continue to support you through your time at Carleton University by offering helpful services and programs to encourage student engagement. Visit website

Sexual Assault Support Services

Our services are free, confidential, and available to all students, staff and faculty at Carleton. Carleton’s Sexual Assault Support Services are located in 503 Robertson Hall. Our sexual assault support services include short term counselling, safety planning, Peer Support Volunteers, information on sexual violence, public education and training on sexual harassment and sexual assault, volunteer opportunities for students as peer educators and peer support workers and, referrals to other services both on and off campus.If you require more information or are interested in volunteering please call 613-520-5622 or e-mail