Student Services

Student Services

Our Carleton community is unlike any other. We are caring, diverse and united in our vision of creating safe and inclusive spaces for everyone in our community. It’s easy to see why we consistently rank within the top Canadian universities for comprehensive student satisfaction through our unparalleled package of academic and curricular initiatives that will shape your best university experience.

Student Experience Office

The Student Experience Office (SEO) can help you adjust to university life by offering so many ways to get involved. The office oversees a wide variety of programs, such as:

  • Summer and Fall Orientation sessions;
  • First Year Connections peer mentorship;
  • community service-learning initiatives, including Alternative Spring Break; and
  • leadership development programs, including the Campus Activity Board.

Centre for Student Academic Support

The Centre for Student Academic Support (CSAS) supports your academic success by offering a wide range of services. CSAS oversees a wide variety of programs, such as:

  • Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS);
  • Learning and Writing Support Workshops;
  • Learning Support Sessions; and
  • Writing Services.

Academic Advising Centre

The Academic Advising Centre offers a wide range of services to help you navigate your academic career at Carleton, including academic advising, assistance with understanding the Academic Audit and Academic Status Report (ASR) and advice on changing programs or adding elements.

International Student Services Office

The International Student Services Office (ISSO) offers services and programs that contribute to positive international experiences for all Carleton students. The office is dedicated to helping international and exchange students adjust to life in Canada and get the most out of their student experience. The ISSO supports and encourages Carleton students in gaining international exposure both locally and abroad through volunteer opportunities, international internships and Co-op, and participation in exchange or study abroad programs.

University Registrar’s Office

The University Registrar’s Office manages the academic activities and records of all students and helps with transcript requests, course registration and more.

Supportive facilities

MacOdrum Library

The MacOdrum Library houses a wide collection of books, journals, government documents, maps, newspapers, board games, video games, graphic novels, music scores, CDs, microforms, archives and rare materials, including a wide range of electronic resources available any time online. Experienced library staff are available in person, by phone and online to help students with everything from research to data services.

Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities

The Paul Menton Centre (PMC) coordinates academic accommodations and support services for students with disabilities. Services include academic accommodations, attendant services, alternate formats, adaptive technology, note-taking, sign language interpretation, learning support and services specific to students’ education-related disability needs.

Health and Counselling Services

Carleton’s multidisciplinary on-campus Health and Counselling Services facility provides medical and counselling services, a resource centre and a health promotion program for Carleton students.

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