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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.

Academic Accommodation Reference Guide

Quick reference guide to academic accommodation for instructors.

Academic accommodation support

Explore a listing of academic accommodation supports.

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 for Persons with Disabilities Policy

Carleton’s accessibility policy, applying to the entire University community (students, faculty and staff, contractors and visitors or guests).

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.

Accessibility Resources for Instructors

Teaching and Learning Services (TLS) resources for how to design and teach courses with accessibility in mind.

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 events

Tips to ensuring events are more inclusive and navigable

Accessible Floor Plans

Sample floor plans for conducting accessible meetings.

Accessible library services

Explore a listing of accessible library services

Accessible Parking at Carleton

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

Accessible Procurement Resources

Considerations and resources to ensure accessible goods and services are readily available to the Carleton community.

Accommodation Appeal Process

Students may request a review of an instructor’s decision to deny a recommended accommodation. 

Accommodation Policy for Employees with Disabilities

Policy on accommodation for Carleton employees with disabilities.

Accommodation Process

Information on the student accommodation process, for faculty and instructors.

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.

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Alternate Format Services

For students, faculty, and staff with a print disability, including alternate formats for course, research, and library materials. 

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

Explore a listing of assistive technology resources

Assistive Technology Resources

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

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 life

Explore services and resources that support more accessible experiences on campus

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.

Care Report

Members of the Carleton community who are concerned about a student, can refer to several resources on campus and/or submit a Care Report.

Carleton University Buildings

Profiles of each building on campus, including accessibility guides.

Carleton University Disability Research Group

An interdisciplinary team investigating the ways in which disability studies, technology and history interrelate, largely through virtual exhibits.

Carleton University Facebook Site

Carleton University (Official) Facebook site.

Carleton University Mental Health and Wellness Website

Valuable tools and resources to understand, manage and improve mental health and well-being while at university.

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.

Centre for Indigenous Support and Community Engagement

Supports students, staff and faculty at Carleton by providing culturally safe spaces for dialogue and learning.

Classroom Accommodations

Accommodations may include audio recording lectures, sign language interpreting, note-taking, alternate format materials and captioned videos.

Classroom support

Explore ways to ensure all students can learn effectively

Conference Services

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

Coordinated Accessibility Strategy (CAS)

Coordinates the many accessibility services, programs, and initiatives at Carleton. Inspires a strong campus culture of accessibility and inclusion.

CU WorkSafe

Carleton’s online tool for hazard identification, injury and incident reporting, and workplace inspections.

David C. Onley Initiative for Employment and Enterprise

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

Decolonial Disability Studies Collective (DDSC)

Research lab that connects scholars and activists to reshape our approach and understanding of disability.

Dedicated Access Fund

A Carleton Initiative aimed at addressing and retrofitting existing campus structures to improve overall access for all Carleton Community members.

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 benefits

Explore a listing of disability benefit resources

Disability Justice & Crip Culture Collaboratory (DJCCC)

Research lab that brings together disabled scholars, artists, designers, activists, and community members.

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.

Education and training

Discover training opportunities for skill development and academic growth

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.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan

Outlines ways to reimagine curricular & pedagogical practices; works to enhance student supports, research infrastructure, and leadership development.

Event Registration Accessibility Requirements Field Queries

Event planning resource for indicating accessibility requirements.

Facilities Management and Planning (FMP)

Operations & maintenance; planning, design, & construction; and energy & sustainability services. Includes door openers, ramps, and more.


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Faculty Resource Guides

Resource guides to support students with disabilities.

Flexible Working Arrangments

Flexible Working Arrangements (FWAs) for professional services staff (permanent, non-academic employees, both unionized and non-unionized).

Health and Counseling Services

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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.

Human Rights Policies and Procedures

Carleton’s Human Rights Policies and Procedures, including academic and employment accommodations.

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.

Kinàmàgawin Strategy

Report including 41 Carleton-specific Calls to Action to make the Carleton campus a safer space for Indigenous students, staff and faculty members.

Learning Spaces

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

Long-Term Disability Coverage

Part of your Carleton group benefits plan. Monthly income replacement if unable to work for a prolonged period of time due to an illness or injury.

MacOdrum Library Accessibility Services

Provides a range of services for students, faculty and staff with disabilities, including alternate format services and an adaptive technology centre.

McIntyre Exam Centre (MEC)

Exam centre assisting students with disabilities and instructors to meet accommodation needs, including in-class tests and formally scheduled exams.

Mental Health and Wellness

Mental health and wellness services & resources for staff and faculty.

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.

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.

Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities (PMC) – Faculty/Staff

The Paul Menton Centre (PMC) is Carleton’s designated department coordinating disability services for students on campus.

Plans and policies

Explore a listing of plans and policies related to accessibility

Preparing for Employment – Trends and Best Practices

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


Explore research projects and initiatives related to accessibility

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.

Researchers in Accessibility

Interdisciplinary community of researchers helping to shape the future of accessibility research, knowledge building, and innovation.

Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification

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

Sensors and Analytics for Monitoring Mobility and Memory (SAM3 hub)

Focusses on smart technologies that monitor seniors’ health and well-being―to keep them as healthy, safe and independent as possible.


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Strategic Integrated Plan (SIP)

The SIP lays out an ambitious vision for the future, fully anchored in Carleton’s strengths and student-centric, community-engaged values.

Strategic Mandate Agreement (SMA)

Agreement between the Ministry of Colleges and Universities and Carleton. Key component of the accountability framework for postsecondary education. 

Teaching and Learning Services (TLS)

Supports faculty members, contract instructors, teaching assistants and educational support staff in all facets of teaching and learning. 


Technology services and resources to improve user experiences

Test and Exam Accommodation Services

Service that provides test and exam accommodations for students registered with the Paul Menton Centre. Supported through the McIntyre Exam Centre.

Therapy Dog Program

Carleton’s in-house Therapy Dog Program, designed to bring positive mental health and wellness supports to our community. 

Training and Certifications

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

Universal Instructional Design (UID) Resources

A set of emerging initiatives, principles, guidelines, and projects that promote and work toward inclusive and equitable access to learning. 

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 Services Navigator

The Wellness Services Navigator is designed to help navigate Carleton students to a curated list of mental health and wellness resources.

Workplace accommodations

Explore a listing of resources for workplace accommodations

Workplace supports

Services and resources to support more accessible work experiences