Campus Wellness Project

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Wellness resources directory

We are working to compile a directory of all wellness-related resources on campus. The resources are searchable by name and department. Note: for accurate program or service information, please click on the link (resource name). This directory will only be updated periodically. While we strive for accuracy, it is possible that service offerings may have changed since this directory was published.

If you know of a Queen's wellness-related resource not in this directory, please tell us about it.

Resource name Department Resource description

Queen's Committee Against Racial and Ethnic Discrimination - CARED

AMS

C.A.R.E.D seeks to be a proactive force on campus. "We are an activist and educational committee that not only examines the ways in which racism and discrimination intersect with issues of gender, class and sexuality but also acts to explore possible strategies for combating it. C.A.R.E.D hopes to be the type of committee that advocates for students that have encountered incidents of racism and discrimination and aims to fight oppression through education and lobbying. C.A.R.E.D seeks to provide students with a safe, open, and non-judgmental space for sharing their experiences of oppression and discrimination. C.A.R.E.D strives to serve historically marginalized racial and ethnic groups by engaging with and addressing their lived experiences."

12 Weeks to Wellness

Human Resources

12 Weeks to Wellness is a self-directed program offered through our Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) that provides you with a comprehensive approach to weight loss and behaviour change. As a participant you will receive nutrition coaching, a step-by-step guide to behaviour change, an accompanying CD and a fitness and weight loss consultation.

1:1 Appointments and Consultations 

Student Academic Success Services

Students may book appointments for help with learning and studying, writing, and English language support. All appointments are confidential and free for Queen’s University students. 

3 Minute Thesis

School of Graduate Studies

3MT® is a university wide competition for Queen’s Masters (thesis or research project) and doctoral students in which participants present their research and its wider impact in 3 minutes or less to a panel of non-specialist judges

Aboriginal Youth Leadership Program

Four Directions Indigenous Centre

Aboriginal Youth Leadership Program is an afterschool program run weekly for aboriginal youth, grades 8-12, in the Kingston area in a fun culturally supportive, and engaging supportive environment!

Academic Advising School of Nursing

School of Nursing

A full-time academic advisor available to help Queen's School of Nursing students throughout their program

Academic Grievance Centre 

AMS

The Academic Grievance Centre serves to help students with questions or concerns about the academic appeals process, academic regulations, and academic discipline. Volunteers are hired to work in the Centre and are a resource and support for students who have a problem or simply need someone to listen.

Academic Integrity Workshop

Student Academic Success Services

The academic integrity workshop, delivered by professional staff, provides students with detailed information about how to demonstrate academic integrity using sound scholarly practices. Students learn not only how, but why scholars avoid plagiarism. Students will learn the practices that indicate skilled academic integrity: paraphrasing, quoting, and knowing when and what to cite. This workshop gives students all they need to know to submit their work with confidence in their own academic integrity

Academic Resources

Concurrent Education Students' Association

The Concurrent Education Students' Association provides services for ConEd students in terms of academic resources. These include: timetabling and registration for consecutive and concurrent education, academic counselling and processing grades and degree list

Accessibility Hub

Accessibility Hub

The Accessibility Hub is a central online resource for accessibility at Queen’s. It serves to elevate inclusion and improve access for everyone on our campus. 

Accessibility Services

Student Wellness Services

Our goal is to support your successful transition to university and to foster an inclusive and equitable environment at Queen's. QSAS offers the following supports and services:

  • Transition programming specially designed for first year students with disabilities
  • Initial assessments to determine eligibility for services and academic accommodations
  • Individualized accommodation planning
  • Referrals to on and off-campus services and supports
  • Coaching in self-advocacy to promote autonomy and independence
  • Support related to one's disability, self-concept, disclosure, and self-advocacy
  • Advice to students, faculty, and staff on disability, accessibility, and accommodation matters
  • Education and awareness training to the Queen's community to support and empower the QSAS's objectives

Accessibility services - Start-UP Transition Support Service

Student Wellness Services

Start-UP is a great opportunity for first year students who are registered with QSAS to receive individualized support on any aspect of their transition to university. The university learning environment can be very different from a high school environment and figuring out how you work best in this environment can at times be a process. When you meet with Gail (our Start-UP co-ordinator), she will help you figure out how to use your strengths to work through the aspects of the transition you are finding the most challenging in this new environment. You may have found that strategies related to studying, time management, advocacy, focus and concentration and organization that worked well in high school don't seem to work as well in university. 

Active Learning Classrooms

Centre for Teaching and Learning

Active learning classrooms (ALCs) are learning spaces that have been designed to facilitate and promote active learning. Research on learning space design has demonstrated that the design of a classroom has impact upon the way in which students and instructors interact and engage in teaching and learning. 

Adaptive Technology Service

Student Wellness Services

The Adaptive Technology Centre (ATC) offers a range of services, computers, assistive devices, specialized software and workshops.  The ATC also supports students with disabilities with developing effective reading, writing, research and study skills.

African and Caribbean Students Association

Queen's Club

In an effort to accomplish their goals, the club plans a wide variety of events ranging from educational, social, community outreach and sporting events to educate both the Queen’s and Kingston communities about the African and Caribbean cultural elements. They extend open invitations to all who are interested in learning about, participating and indulging in the African and Caribbean culture.

After School Buddies

ASUS Club

After School Buddies works closely with Boys and Girls Club of the greater Kingston area. They offer volunteer opportunities for Queen’s students to engage in athletics, crafts, and the homework club with a wide range of age groups at the Boys and Girls Club. In addition, they aim to organize programming events at the Boys and Girls club, integrating different Queen’s clubs and organizations to offer children enriching experiences.

All Year Social

Commerce Society

All Year Social is a club that organizes social events for commerce students

Allergy and Alternative Diets 

Hospitality Services

The Allergy and Alternative Diets person is available for students and parents to talk about allergies and alternative diets and loves providing recipes for anyone to enjoy!

Alumni Representatives

Concurrent Education Students' Association

The Alumni Representative is required to serve a five year term leading up to the class' next official class reunion, five years after convocation. The Alumni Representative is expected to be accessible to their classmates and provide opportunities for the class to stay connected to each other, to Con-Ed, and to Queen's in as many ways as possible.

Alzheimer Youth Organization Queen's

Queen's Club

The Alzheimer Youth Organization at Queen's aims to plan and run informative workshops and events which raise awareness and to raise money for Alzheimer Youth Organization.

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