Equity Services

Equity Services
Equity Services

Resources for Persons with Disabilities at Queen's University

Queen's Human Rights Office

The Human Rights Office works with members of the Queen's community to promote human rights and prevent harassment and discrimination. Learn more about Queen's Human Rights Office 

Accessibility Hub

The Accessibility Hub is a central online resource for accessibility at Queen’s. It will serve to elevate inclusion and improve access for everyone on our campus. Learn more about the Accessibility Hub 

Campus Accessibility Guide

This guide contains information about the accessibility features of many buildings and classrooms as well as accessible route information for getting about campus. Learn more about the Campus Accessibility Guide 

Resources for Students

Health, Counselling & Disability Services

Disability Services assist students with disabilities by creating and recommending plans of accommodation, providing information, advocacy and support and by educating the Queen's community about its role and responsibilities in accommodating students with disabilities.  The Disability Services Advisor is Jeanette Parsons.  Her telephone number is (613) 533-6467, ext. 74225 and her e-mail is jeanette.parsons@queensu.ca.

Learn more about Health, Counselling & Disability Services 

Library Services for Students with Disabilities

Library Services for Students with Disabilities (LSSD) provides a variety of services including library and research assistance, access to adaptive technology, purchasing or preparation of course materials in various formats as well as information and support.  The LDDS's Coordinator is Michele Chittenden and she can be reached at (613) 533-2833.  Her e-mail is chittend@queensu.ca.

Learn more about Library Services for Students with Disabilities 


Personnel in Residences will work with you in identifying and responding to your needs while living in Residences and Student Housing.  You can direct any questions or concerns you have to the Manager of Residence Admissions at (613) 533-2550 or reshouse@queensu.ca.

Learn more about Residences 

Accessibility Queen's

Accessibility Queen's(AQ) is a student-government committee responsible for allocating funds from student fees towards initiatives and projects that will enhance student life accessibility.   Some past projects include technology upgrades in computer labs, establishing an accessibility award and installing accessibility features in the John Deutsch University Centre.  You can reach AQ at accessibility@ams.queensu.ca.

Learn more about Accessibility Queen's 

Resources for Faculty & Staff

Employment Accommodation in the Queen's Workplace

Queen's University is committed to the successful accommodation of employees with disabilities in the workplace.  This webpage provides information about the University's accommodation policy and procedures for individuals requiring access to accommodation and/or the Sick Leave Benefit. Sydney Downey is the University's Specialist in Return to Work and Accommodation Services and she can be reached at sydney.downey@queensu.ca or at extension 74575.

Learn more about Employment Accommodation in the Queen's Workplace 

Employee Assistance Program

Queen's University provides access to short-term counselling and support to promote and maintain the well-being of all employees.

Learn more about Queen's Employment Assistance Program 

Guidelines for Faculty:  Accommodating Students with Disabilities

Faculty and students share responsibility for the successful accommodation of students with disabilities.  This guide provides information about the rights, roles and responsibilities of various parties as well as guidelines about disabilities and typical corresponding accommodations.

Learn more about Guidelines for Accommodating Students with Disabilities