Upcoming Events

AccessAbility Services strives to make all events and workshops inclusive. Zoom and MS Teams auto-captions are enabled for online events.  Participation, chat and video are optional.  In-person events are held in accessible spaces and have a variety of optional participation options. If you have any dietary needs or allergies, please let us know in advance.  If you require any accommodation for online or in-person events please let us know in advance at ability.utsc@utoronto.ca or 416-287-7560.

Full AccessAbility Services Events Calendar available on CLNx

 

Time Management 101

Do you have a lot of assignments due close together? Are you not sure how much time to spend on an assignment or is it hard to know how to juggle all your responsibilities?

Join us to learn how to feel in control of your schedule. There will be activities throughout the session, to help you practice the different learning strategies discussed.

Topics will include:

  • How to prioritize your assignments
  • How to visualize and better judge your time
  • How to break down your assignments 

Date: TBA

 

Auto-captioning will be enabled in Zoom meeting, video and audio participation are optional. If you require an accommodation to attend this workshop, please let us know at ability.utsc@utoronto.ca or 416-287-7560


Kurzweil3000 Refresher

Has it been a while since you used Kurzweil3000? Forgot your username and password? Come join us for a Kurzweil3000 refresher! We will explore the reading and writing features of Kurzweil3000 for use in your school work and studying. 

Topics will include

  • How to open, read and annotate your texts
  • Utilizing the universal library for essay writing
  • Writing in Kurzweill3000 for studying

When: Wednesday, March 6th from 3pm to 4pm

Where: Zoom; meeting link sent after registering.


Should I Drop This Course?

The deadline to drop S courses without academic penalty and have it removed from your transcript is Monday, March 25th, 2024

Upcoming Academic Deadlines

  • Do you need to balance your well-being and the right course load?
  • Is a course taking up all your time, to the detriment of your other courses?
  • Are you falling behind with the material being covered in a course?
  • Is it mathematically possible for you to pass your course given your grades up until this point and the weight associated with them?
  • Will staying in the course put you at risk of probation or suspension?
  • Do you need to decide which course to drop?
  • Are you concerned about the financial implications of dropping a course (e.g., OSAP, Scholarships)?

AccessAbility Services, in partnership with Academic Advising & Career Centre, Financial Aid and International Student Centre, will offer the following dates and times for you to meet with someone to address your concerns and assist with making an informed decision.

AccessAbility Services

Monday, March 18th from 11am – 12pm

Wednesday, March 20th from 2pm – 3pm

Friday, March 22nd from 11am - 12pm

A Disability Consultant will to be available to discuss course load related topics. Virtual and in-person appointments available.

 

Academic Advising & Career Centre

Thursday, March 21st from 1pm-3pm

An Academic Learning Strategist will be available for virtual appointments.

 

Financial Aid

Tuesday, March 19th from 10am to 12pm

A Financial Aid Representative will be available for meetings. Virtual appointments available.

 

International Student Centre

Tuesday, March 19th from 10am to 12pm

An International Education and Transition Coordinator will be available for virtual appointments. 

Pre-book your 20-minute appointment – contact us at ability.utsc@utoronto.ca, 416-287-7560 or visit AA142.

 

Additional Resources

The my academic progress tool provides you with an opportunity to self-reflect on how you are doing in your course, if you are meeting the educational requirements, if you are on target to complete the work in the course, and how your academic progress may be interacting with your disability-related needs. Once you are able to reflect and rate your progress you will be guided to resources to support you in meeting your goals.

 


AccessAbility Services Student Socials

Socials are for students who are registered with AccessAbility Services to get to know your peers.

Winter 2024

Date Time Location Register
Wednesday, February 21st, 2024 5:00pm to 6:30pm In-Person Room TBA here
Wednesday, March 13th, 2024 5:00pm to 6:30pm In-Person Room TBA here
Wednesday, April 10th, 2024 5:00pm to 6:30pm In-Person Room TBA here

 

If you require any accommodations to fully participate in this event, please let us know in advance.  Contact us at 416-287-7560 or email ability.utsc@utoronto.ca