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AbleTo Resources

Online resources to make the workplace more inclusive and accessible through building awareness in employment gaps and universal design.

Accessibility and Development Mainstreaming: Disability in the post-2015 development agenda

United Nations publication that reviews the concept of accessibility and its role in achieving inclusive and sustainable development.

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

Carleton resource for staff, faculty and students of Carleton University with regards to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Accessibility Icon Toolkit

Accessibility indicators for event planning and communications to allow students to navigate events more effectively.

Accessibility Institute

The Accessibility Institute brings together expertise to develop innovative ways to create a more inclusive society.

Accessible Canada Act (ACA)

Canada’s national accessibility legislation that aims to realize a barrier-free Canada by 2040.

Accessible Career Transitions (ACT)

Specialized programming for students and alumni who identify as having a disability and for employers who want to hire more inclusively.

Accessible Career Transitions (ACT) Advising

Individualized job search support and career advising for students and alumni who identify as having a disability.

Accessible Event Guide

Resource to help ensure Carleton University events are as accessible and inclusive as possible, and for all attendees to fully participate.

Accessible Floor Plans

Sample floor plans for conducting accessible meetings.

Accessible Parking at Carleton

Parking Services manages parking on campus, including accessible parking spaces and issuing Carleton Accessibility Permits.

ACT to Employ

Assists students and new grads with disabilities in finding paid experiential learning opportunities that align with their academic and career goals.

Adaptive Sport & Recreation

Carleton Athletics’ adaptive sports and recreation programs offer members of the Carleton Community the opportunity to stay active and engage in physical activity, regardless of their fitness background or abilities.

American Sign Language Courses

ASL courses offered to undergraduate students, as well as a Minor in American Sign Language program.

AODA Multi-Year Accessibility Plan

The AODA Multi-Year Accessibility Plan describes how Carleton implements and monitors its obligations under the AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act).

AODA Online Training Modules

Mandatory training for Carleton faculty, staff, and volunteers on the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Assistive Technology Resources

Information on Assistive Technology access, from the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities.

Attendant Services Program

Assistance for students with physical disabilities in residence (daily activities such as rising & retiring, toileting, personal hygiene, and dressing).

Bounce Back Ontario

A free skill-building program designed to help manage low mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry.


Online collaborative learning space for instructors, TAs and students (course materials, online discussions, live web conferencing, and more.)

Campus Map (Interactive)

An online campus map that is interactive and provides guide on navigating the underground tunnels that link each building.

Campus Map (PDF)

An online campus map that can be downloaded and printed.

Campus Tunnel Map

An online map of Carleton’s underground pedestrian tunnels. View online or download the pdf version.

CAN Language Guide

A resource created to establish the use of consistent, inclusive language for CAN communications.

Canadian Accessibility Network

A national collaboration advancing accessibility through Research & Innovation, Education & Training, Policy, Employment, and Community Engagement.

Carleton Disability Awareness Centre (CDAC)

A peer support, advocacy, and community space for students who experience disability, chronic illness, neurodiversity, or inaccessibility.

Carleton University Buildings

Profiles of each building on campus, including accessibility guides.

Carleton University Facebook Site

Carleton University (Official) Facebook site.

Carleton University Student Emergency Response Team (CUSERT)

Volunteer campus emergency response team. On-call emergency medical response for campus 24/7, as well as first aid coverage at university events.

Conference Services

Provides facilities, summer accommodations, and meals for conferences, schools, tour groups and individuals alike. 

David C. Onley Initiative for Employment and Enterprise

Employment resources and guides that promote inclusion and accessibility in the workplace.

Directions to Carleton University

How to get to Carleton University. Includes interactive map and directions by major highways, arrival by bus, train, and airplane.

Disability Awards

Search hundreds of scholarships available across Canada specifically for students with disabilities.

Disability Confidence Resource

Resource from The Canadian Accessibility Network (CAN) created to help employers in Canada find out more about being disability confident. 

Disability Studies (Minor)

Explores historical, cultural, economic, physical, social aspects of disability. Examines the practicality of accessibility and theory of inclusion.

Domestic Animals on Campus Guidelines

Guideline that supplements the Domestic Animals on Campus Policy. Defines the accommodation process for individuals with service animals.

Domestic Animals on Campus Policy

Policy that regulates the presence of authorized animals on campus.

Emergency Evacuation Guidelines

Guidelines on safe destination sites in the case of emergency which can be accessed both on the Carleton website and through the mobile app.

Event Registration Accessibility Requirements Field Queries

Event planning resource for indicating accessibility requirements.

Gender and Sexuality Resource Centre (GSRC)

Centre that aims to create a safe(r) environment for the 2SLGBTQIA+ community on campus through education, advocacy and unwavering support.

Hire Students with Disabilities

Employment programs and funding for employers looking to hire students with disabilities for full-time, part-time/seasonal, and co-op opportunities.

Information Technology Services (ITS) Help Centre

Documentation for accounts and passwords, email, phone, wireless and internet, campus computers, websites and more.

Information Technology Services (ITS) Service Desk

Contact ITS for help with accounts and passwords, email, phone, wireless and internet, campus computers, websites and more.

Interactive Map of CU Washrooms

A student disability justice project about accessible washrooms across campus. One output is a map indicating gender and wheelchair accessibility.

Learning Spaces

Resources for exploring campus learning spaces. Search and view the technology and accessibility attributes available within each learning space.

Make the Cut

A transition and orientation program designed to assist high school students with disabilities explore university supports and services.

Mawandoseg Centre

A safe(r) space for Indigenous students and point of contact for non-Indigenous students to connect and learn about Indigenous cultures and histories.

National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS)

Charitable organization supporting full access to education and employment for post-secondary students and graduates with disabilities across Canada.

New Sun Joy Maclaren Adaptive Technology Centre (JMC)

Assistive technologies and accessible individual and group study rooms, for students registered with the Paul Menton Centre.

Off Campus Housing

Carleton has partnered with – an Off-Campus Housing website, providing students with high quality rental property listing service.

Ontario Accessible Events Checklist

Checklist from the government of Ontario for planning accessible events.

Para Transpo Map

An interactive campus map that shows all of the available Para Transpo bus stops on campus.

Preparing for Employment – Trends and Best Practices

Report outlining trends and best practices in employment preparation for post-secondary students with disabilities.

Racialized & International Student Experience (RISE)

Lounge for students of all racial, ethnic, cultural, and international identities to gather, socialize, and relax. Includes programming and support. 

Research and Education in Accessibility, Design, and Innovation (READi) Training Program

Graduate students explore interdisciplinary approaches for incorporating accessible, inclusive and human-centered design principles to their studies.

Residence Counselling and Wellness

Health and Counselling Services for Carleton students living in residence.

Residence Information

Virtual Carleton residence building tours and information on the application process.

Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification

Course that provides the knowledge and practical skills needed to rate a building for its overall accessibility.

Service Animals in Residence

Learn about the policy on service animals in residence.

Tours and Events

Listing of upcoming tours, open houses, virtual information sessions, and more!

Training and Certifications

The Accessibility Institute offers courses and formal training in various knowledge and skill areas related to accessibility and disabilities.

Upper Year Residence

Carleton offers a limited number of upper year residences to students enrolled in full-time studies and returning after first year.

Video Recording

Guides, resources, tips and suggestions to incorporate accessible video into classrooms.

Web Accessibility Resources

Web Services regularly produces updates on best practices in accessible web content creation and deeper examinations of web accessibility.

Web Services

Carleton’s web services team is committed to designing, developing, and maintaining’s web presence. Includes web accessibility resources.

Web Workshops on Accessibility

Training that teaches website editors and content creators the current best practices in web accessibility.

Welcome to My Classroom Workshop Series

Workshop series for instructors with focus on teaching and learning, and the administrative side of managing students, TAs and the classroom.

Welcome to My Online Classroom Workshop Series

Workshop series for instructors with focus on sharing a wide variety of ideas, strategies and approaches for teaching online.

Wellness Centre

Peer mentorship centre focusing on physical, mental and emotional health. Support services and programming, including workshops and events.

Women’s Centre

A safe(r) space for those who identify as women and anyone interested in gender-based issues. A quiet space that also provides products and resources.