Resources and Services

Job Search and Work Term Resources

Students have on-demand access to the following resources:

  • Disclosing your Disability
  • Accommodation
  • Preparing for Interviews
  • Invisible DIsabilities and Mental Health
  • Employment Resources

On-Campus and Community-Based Services

Eligible students can access services to support them on their journey to graduation and employment, including:

On-Campus

  • Paul Menton Centre is the designated department at Carleton University coordinating disability services on campus. The PMC works in partnership with the Carleton community to increase accessibility and integration of students with disabilities into all aspects of university life.
  • Health and Counselling Services provides students with access to medical and counselling services, as well as tools and resources for health promotion and wellness.
  • Residential Counselling Services is a satellite office of Health and Counselling Services open exclusively to Carleton students living in residence.
  • Awards and Financial Aid – Awards for Students with Disabilities There are a number of Carleton University awards and financial aid options available to entering and current students with a permanent disability who are registered with the Paul Menton Centre.
  • Carleton Disability Awareness Centre The student-run centre acts as a forum for disability issues and to provide advocacy, events and workshops, regarding issues surrounding visible and non-visible disabilities. It also runs programs to support disabled students on campus, such as wheelchair rentals.
  • Equity and Inclusive Communities fosters the development of an inclusive and transformational university culture where individual distinctiveness and a sense of belonging drive excellence in learning, research, teaching, and working at Carleton.
  • Academic Advising Centre supports undergraduate and special students in achieving academic success. The AAC offers 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.
  • Centre for Student Academic Support designs, develops, and implements evidence-informed educational programs and services that are available to support all Carleton University students to have successful academic experiences.
  • From Intention to Action (FITA) provides weekly face-to-face appointments with a personal coordinator for 12 sessions to receive support to better manage stress, incorporate better learning strategies and work towards improving their academic performance

Community

  • Community-based Employment Assistance Service Providers
  • Empower Me (a free service to connect students with qualfied counsellors in the community)
  • The National Educational Association of Disabled Students: A national cross-disability charitable organization supporting access to education and employment for students and graduates with disabilities. Its administrative office is at Carleton University.
  • Good2Talk is a confidential helpline providing professional counselling and referrals for mental health, addictions, and well-being 24/7/365, and is available for all post-secondary students in Ontario. 1-866-925-5454