It can often seem challenging to find the balance between supporting your student and encouraging his or her independence as a young adult. Bear in mind that you are not alone; Queen’s campus offers a comprehensive range of support services that exist solely to promote academic success in a healthy, positive environment.
Academics permeate life at Queen’s, and as a result many of our offices and websites can be helpful in answering academic questions.
A good starting point for information and answers geared towards Arts and Science students (current or prospective) is the Faculty website.
Students can book an appointment for Academic Counseling by contacting the Arts and Science Faculty Student Services Office. The office is located in Mackintosh-Corry Hall, room F200, and can be reached by phone by calling 613-533-2470. Additional information can be found at the Arts and Science advising website.
Information and academic advising on specific departmental issues can be obtained at individual department offices. Consult the Calendar or the following website for contact information for each department.
The Office of the University Registrar's academic services include registration, posting course timetables and exam schedules, issuing transcripts, and issuing student cards. Fees and Student Awards (see section on Finances) as well as Admissions are also part of the OUR.
All aspects of health and wellness can be addressed at HCDS. Full-time doctors, nurses, personal counselors and disability services staff are available for appointments and assistance year-round. The proactive Health Promotion program at HCDS seek to assist students in maintaining healthy and well-balanced lifestyles.
As part of the Student Success unit, Learning Strategies stretegists will work closely with The Writing Centre to provide academic and writing support to help students reach their potential and achieve academic success.
For information on varsity sports, intramural clubs, fitness classes and athletic recreation, visit the Athletics and Recreation website. Or better yet, come and have a look at our first-class facilities at the brand new Queen’s Centre.
As an international student you will be automatically enrolled in the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP). Your single coverage will be based upon your registration status at the university. If you have dependents (spouse or children) residing with you in Ontario then you must visit the International Centre within the first 30 days to enroll your dependents in UHIP or a $ 500 penalty will apply.
The following link provides an A-Z listing of Queen’s websites, allowing for quick and efficient browsing. This is an especially useful tool when looking for the website for a specific department within the Faculty of Arts and Science