Campus Support Services

No matter what faculty or school you belong to at Queen's, there are people on staff to help you with your academics and adjustment to student life.

International Students

Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC) is a support service for all members of the Queen's community and through its activities promotes an internationally informed and cross-culturally sensitive learning environment.

Queen’s University International Centre
John Deutsch University Centre
+1-613-533-2604
http://quic.queensu.ca

Health & Fitness

Queen's is committed to helping students maintain a healthy lifestyle and thrive in a positive learning environment.

Student Health Services

If you have an ongoing health condition and will require involvement with our on-campus family physicians, including prescriptions for medication, contact your family doctor or previous post-secondary institution health service to arrange a transfer of pertinent health records (including immunization records) to Queen’s Student Health.

www.queensu.ca/studentwellness
(613) 533-2506

Counselling Services

If you have seen a counselor in the past, and anticipate that you may want to see a personal counsellor at Queen's, please contact the Student Wellness Services office to get more information about the counselling services available on campus and to discuss transfer of information from your previous counsellor.

www.queensu.ca/studentwellness
(613) 533-6000, ext 78264
counselling.services@queensu.ca

Other Health Services/Resources at Queen's

Disability Services

Student Wellness Services assists students in the following ways:

  • Recommends exam accommodations
  • Facilitates access to material in alternate formats
  • Provides assistive technologies
  • Coordinates learning strategies and library research workshops
  • Coordinates volunteer note-taking and peer mentor programs

NOTE: Students with disabilities who wish to make use of the services available must register at Disability Services every academic year and must forward supporting documentation to the Student Wellness Services Office.

Other disability services offered at Queen's include...

  • Learning Strategies Development: This program enhances students' ability to learn effectively and helps students develop greater confidence in their abilities.

  • Learning Disabilities Specialists: Offered through the Regional Assessment and Resource Centre, these specialists provide assessment and services for students with possible learning disabilities and other neuropsychological conditions.

  • InvisAbilities: A student organization promoting awareness, education, and support of young adults living with hidden chronic illness. Started at Queen's in 2009, the group has spread to include chapters at McGill University, University of Ottawa, Brock University, and University of Calgary.

Academic Support

The transition to university life is a big one – and part of it is adjusting to the challenges and workload that are part of being a Queen’s student. At Queen’s you are never alone. We have many offices dedicated to helping you learn, think, and do.

The Learning Commons

The Queen's Learning Commons (QLC) is both a hub of services supporting formal academic programs and a meeting place within Stauffer Library. It encompasses physical and online environments, accommodating different approaches to learning.

The QLC provides resources, workshops and seminars, and one-on-one professional consultations for students who want to enhance or develop their skills.

The QLC is composed of:

Career Services

As the central provider of career education and employment support services at Queen's University for undergraduate, graduate students and recent alumni from all disciplines. They offer a comprehensive range of accessible services to support and empower students in making informed decisions about their career, further education and employment goals.

Career Services 
Gordon Hall, 3rd floor 
74 Union Street

Weekdays, 8:30 – 4:30 PM (Sep-Apr)
Weekdays, 8:30-noon, 1:00-4:30 pm (May-Aug)
Open year round
613.533.2992
mailto:mycareer@queensu.ca

Q Success: A First Year Experience Program

Q Success is a transition program to help first year students develop knowledge, attitudes, and skills to support their personal and academic success at Queen's.

The program is delivered by training upper year peer mentors and professional staff who run a series of interactive sessions throughout the fall term.

Students who opt-in to the program are placed into small cohorts where they will learn how they can shape their first year experience at Queen's! The program runs for six weeks during the fall term and meetings are held weekly for 1 1/2 hours each. Three starts program start dates will be offered when registration opens in the summer.

For more information contact the Q Success Program Coordinator, Office of the Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs qsuccess@queensu.ca.

Bounce Back Program

Bounce Back is an academic support program for first year undergraduate students with a GPA of 1.6 or below. Bounce Back is about working with students to ensure they get back on track and make progress towards their academic goals. Those who opt-in to the program will be partnered with an upper-year mentor...

Learn more about the program

Stay Safe and Informed

A new Campus Security and Emergency Services site was launched on November 29, 2016. The site can be found here.

The site has been developed to bring greater awareness of the many and diverse services offered by the Campus Security and Emergency Services team.

The site is responsive, therefore information is more readily accessible on portable devices - i.e. phone and tablets - as well as laptop and desktop computers.