Office of the Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs

DIVISION OF

Student Affairs

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Support

On Campus

Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre

Tel: 613-533-6970

Email: 4direct@queensu.ca

Web: queensu.ca/fdasc

The Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre, or 4D as it is affectionately called, strives to be a home away from home, a hub of activity and an essential resource for Queen's Indigenous students. 4D offers academic tutoring and advising, cultural programming, Indigenous focused library, and a range of workshops designed to support you, academically, socially and culturally.

Queen’s University International Centre

Tel: 613-533-2604

Web: quic.queensu.ca

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.

Student Wellness Services

Tel: 613-533-2506

Web: queensu.ca/studentwellness/home

Student Wellness Services provides health, counselling, and accessibility services to Queen’s students.

Ban Righ Centre

Tel: 613-533-2976

Web: banrighcentre.queensu.ca

The Ban Righ Centre supports the ongoing formal and informal education of women, especially women returning to Queen’s University.

Human Rights and Equity Offices

Tel: 613-533-6886 (HRO) | 613-533- 2563 (EO)

E-Mail: hro@queensu.ca | equity@queensu.ca

Web: queensu.ca/humanrights | queensu.ca/equity

The Human Rights Office provides confidential advice to Queen’s community members on human rights issues and a variety of educational programming. The Equity Office provides leadership, information, and liaison on equity matters throughout the University.

Accessibility Hub

Email:  accessibility.hub@queensu.ca

Web: queensu.ca/accessibility

This central online resource connects Queen’s community members to all of the accessibility initiatives and services on campus.

Faith and Spiritual Life

Tel: 613-533-2186

E-Mail: chaplain@queensu.ca

Web: queensu.ca/faith-and-spiritual-life

Queen's University chaplains provide confidential counselling, ceremonial services, interfaith community development and spiritual support to students, faculty, and staff on campus. 

Sexual Health Resource Centre (SHRC)

Tel: 613-533-2959

E-Mail: info@shrckingston.org

Web: shrckingston.org

The Sexual Health Resource Centre is a confidential, non-judgemental, feminist, queer positive, pro-choice, sex-positive and non-heterosexist information and referral service. Sells different sexual health and pleasure products, and serves as a confidential resource for those in need of immediate support.

Peer Support Centre (PSC)

Tel: 613-533-6000 ext. 75111

E-Mail: peersupport@ams.queensu.ca

Web: amspeersupport.com/

The Peer Support Centre is a group of dedicated student volunteers who provide a welcoming, confidential, and empathetic peer-based support to students at Queen’s University. Students are encouraged to come and speak with PSC volunteers who will listen and offer support for any and all issues. As well, PSC volunteers can suggest resources available on campus and in the Kingston community.

Positive Space Program

Email: posspace@queensu.ca

Web: queensu.ca/positivespace

Positive Space is a sticker program for the entire campus community welcoming sexual and gender diversity and signalling that individuals can receive support and information on LGBTQ issues.

Student Experience Office

Email: student.experience@queensu.ca

Web: queensu.ca/studentexperience

Offers programs and services to orient students to university life, to support their successful transitions into and through university, and to encourage leadership development, student engagement, and co-curricular involvement while at Queen's.

Residence Life

Tel: 613-533-6790

Email: reslife@queensu.ca

Web: residences.housing.queensu.ca

Residence is a living and learning environment where students feel a sense of belonging, have diverse opportunities to build resilience and can access ongoing support towards achieving success. Residence Life staff provide support for students living in residence through peer helping, sharing knowledge about campus resources, helping residents navigate the transition to university and planning events focused on building community.

Community Housing

Tel: 613-533-2196

Email: community.housing@queensu.ca

Web: community.housing.queensu.ca

Provides a listing service, as well as university-owned rentals, including accommodations for families.

Student Community Relations

Tel: 613-533-6745

Email: student.community.relations@queensu.ca

Web: queensu.ca/studentcommunityrelations/

Offers advice and education on the local rental housing market, landlord-tenant relations and lease provisions, house-mate compatibility issues, and other off-campus housing questions.

Hospitality Services

Tel: 613-533-2953

Email: dining@queensu.ca

Web: dining.queensu.ca

Hospitality Services is dedicated to providing healthy and nutritious food for all campus community members, including accommodations for allergies and special diets, as well as the Swipe it Forward program to support students in need.

In the Community

City of Kingston Accessibility Services

Web: cityofkingston.ca/residents/accessibility

Provides information about City services including accessible transportation; provides a place to report accessibility barriers.

Coming Out Living After (COLA)

E-Mail: comingoutlivingafter@gmail.com

Web: comingoutlivingafter.yolasite.com

A Queer discussion group for all members of the Kingston community. It's a great place to hang out, meet new people and discuss topics that pertain to the LGBT+ community. Everyone is welcome!

Kingston Aboriginal Community Information Network (KACIN)

Web: facebook.com/groups/KACINKingstonAborginal/about

KACIN is a Facebook group for distribution of information throughout the Kingston area indigenous community.

Kingston Interval House

Tel: (613) 546-1833 (Office line) | 1 (800) 267-9445 (Crisis Line)

E-Mail: admin@kingstonintervalhouse.com

Web: kingstonintervalhouse.com

Kingston Interval House is committed to supporting women, children and youth experiencing violence and working collaboratively with the community to eliminate all forms of violence and oppression.

Kingston Youth Shelter

Tel: 613-766-3200

E-Mail: staff@kingstonyouthshelter.com

Web: kingstonyouthshelter.com

Aims to provide a supportive, stable environment, and the tools and life skills to help youth emerge from their immediate or ongoing housing crisis.

Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPRIG) Kingston

Tel: 613-533-3189

E-Mail: info@oprigkingston.org

Web: opirgkingston.org

Dedicated to research, education, and action in the public interest. Predominantly student-funded and student-run, but strives to maintain a balance of support and direction from the broader Kingston community. OPIRG Kingston exists to serve as a training ground for concerned citizens to recognize and engage the problems of society.

Sexual Assault Centre Kingston

Tel: 613-544-6424

E-Mail: sack@sackingston.com

Web: sackingston.com

Provides support services and programs to women and all trans and gender non-conforming individuals (14 years of age and older) who have experienced recent and/or historical sexual violence in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox, and Addington.

TransFamily Kingston

E-Mail: transfamilykingston@gmail.com

Web: transfamilykingston.com

A grass-roots group of transgender individuals, family members, and supporters. The monthly meetings provide a welcoming environment that is supportive and encouraging.