Make the CUT (College / University Transition) is a transition program designed to assist students with Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder make a successful transition from secondary school to college or university.

This program is a joint initiative of Carleton University’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities and Algonquin College’s Centre for Accessible Learning, in collaboration with the Public and Catholic School boards of Ottawa-Carleton, Upper Canada and Renfrew County.

Held twice a year, the program provides prospective students with an orientation to the post-secondary environment with a focus on specific resources available for students with Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The next Make the CUT session will take place at Algonquin College, Ottawa Campus, on Wednesday, April 29, 2020.

Participants register through their school’s Special Education Teacher. Registration details are provided to these teachers four to six weeks prior to an event.
If you have any questions, please contact: Linda Stewart, Transitions Coordinator, Make The CUT at 613-520-6608 or

You can read a review of Make the CUT on the Carleton Newsroom webpage, here.

Make the CUT is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.