Student Services

Student Services

As a Carleton student, you’ll have access to our unparalleled package of academic and co-curricular initiatives designed to support your complete university experience and promote a culture of success. You’ll also have many opportunities to get involved in community-building activities both on and off-campus.

Student Experience Office

The Student Experience Office (SEO) can help you adjust to university life and offers ways for you to get involved throughout your time at Carleton. The office oversees a wide variety of programs, such as:

  • Summer and Fall Orientation sessions;
  • First Year Connections peer mentorship;
  • Community Service-Learning initiatives, such as Alternative Spring Break; and
  • Leadership Development programs, such as the Campus Activity Board.

Centre for Student Academic Support

The Centre for Student Academic Support (CSAS) is a centralized collection of services designed to improve learning inside and outside the classroom. The office provides peer-led individualized and group-based academic support services to provide you with university-level learning strategies. CSAS oversees a wide variety of programs, such as:

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

Academic Advising Centre

The Academic Advising Centre offers all students, including transfer students, with dedicated support through 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 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 via the web. While in the building, you can take advantage of the Laptop Loan program. Experienced staff throughout the library 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’ educational-related disability needs.

Health and Counselling Services

Carleton’s newly renovated, 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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