Students frequently explain that personal problems played some role in their decisions to commit academic offences. Common difficulties include anxiety and time management problems, but a variety of life events can create stress and a temptation to choose inappropriate actions. Here we provide a list of helpful resources available to University of Toronto students who are experiencing personal difficulties.
- The ASC offers a wide variety of services and programming to help students meet their academic and personal goals at the University.
- Contact: (416) 978-7970; firstname.lastname@example.org
- Accessibility Services provides academic accommodations in collaboration with students, staff and faculty to support students with documented disabilities in equal opportunities to achieve academic and co-curricular success.
- Contact: (416) 978-8060; email@example.com [TTY: (416) 978-1902]
- The Career Centre is the leading provider of career education and employment services for U of T students and recent graduates, offering a comprehensive, personalized range of services to support and empower participants in making informed decisions about their career and employment goals.
- Contact: (416) 978-8000; firstname.lastname@example.org
- The CIE serves international students in Canada, and Canadian students who plan to study internationally. It offers advice and assistance on a variety of issues, including study and work permits and visas, learning abroad, and intercultural awareness.
- Contact: (416) 978-2564; email@example.com
- FNH provides a number of culturally supportive student services and programs to Aboriginal students and the general university community.
- Contact: (416) 978-8227 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Health & Wellness offers University of Toronto students a wide range of medical and mental health services to help support them in achieving their personal and academic best.
- Contact: (416) 978-8030
- For information on legal assistance for students, please visit the Office of Appeals, Discipline and Faculty Grievances (ADFG).
- The Multi-Faith Centre at the University of Toronto accommodates a variety of spiritual and faith-based practices, and encourages interfaith dialogue and spiritual development as part of the learning experience for all students.
- Contact: (416) 946-3120 or email@example.com
- Several U of T offices have joined together to create the Safety website, which acts as the first door to other resources and services, both on and off-campus. It provides students, staff and faculty with information on a number of tri-campus resources relating to safety programs and services, as well as emergency resources for those requiring immediate assistance.
The following resources are available to U of T students but are not provided by U of T; we list them here for information only.
- Good2Talk: a help line for post-secondary students. 1-866-925-5454
- Toronto Distress Centre: help available to all Toronto residents. 416-408-HELP (416-408-4357)
- The emergency department of your nearest hospital.