SASS offers one-one appointments to offer academic advice, workshops, resources, and personal skill development sessions. More information is available on their website: https://sass.queensu.ca/
The Academic Grievance Centre is a peer service that helps students with their academic concerns. Volunteers, who are knowledgeable about resources and university procedures are on site to consult students on steps to make an academic appeal, to concerns about events in a lecture, tutorial etc. More information: https://myams.org/team-details/academic-grievance-centre/
Located in the EngSoc student lounge in the ILC, this mailbox is a great spot to submit your feedback on all sorts of things, including academics. Leave your letter in a sealed envelope, addressed to who it best concerns (ex. Academic Feedback, ERB, etc.)
These events happen twice per semester, and we want to hear your academic feedback. Keep posted on Facebook and your emails looking for the details of the next Feedback Booth!
Caucuses are formal feedback sessions, directly connected with the Faculty. Each Caucus has a different theme targeted towards a different group of students – discussion topics are brought to the event so that ENgSoc and FEAS can hear directly from you.
The lowest-cost printing is available in the EngSoc Lounge during its hours of operation. Just find the Director on duty, identifiable by purple EngSoc rugby shirt they are wearing, and ask them to help you! Additional printing services are available through the Print and Copy Center on the bottom floor of the JDUC.
EngLinks offers private and group tutors at a reasonable price in addition to workshops before midterms and finals. Bursaries are available on their website.
Engineering academic advisors are free and can offer helpful information about options and resources to help navigate your engineering degree.You can find your advisor here: https://engineering.queensu.ca/Current-Students/Registration-Guide/Academic-Advisors.html
Information about academic accommodations and absences can be found through the faculty on their website.
The Peer Support Centre provides all AMS undergraduate students with confidential, non-judgmental, empathetic, peer-based support, including resource referrals and practical assistance on a drop-in basis. This service is run 10:00 am -> 10:00 pm each day of the week during the school year.
Telephone Aid Line Kingston (TALK) is a confidential, anonymous, and non-judgmental volunteer-based support service. They can be reached at 613-544-1771 between 7:00 pm and 3:00 am.
Sexual Assault Centre Kingston is a not-for-profit organization that provides crisis support, counselling, information, referral and advocacy services for survivors of recent and/or historic sexual violence.
Empower Me is a 24/7 phone service for crisis situations and scheduled sessions that allows students to connect with qualified counsellors, consultants, and life coaches for a variety of issues. All Queen’s students can access sessions delivered in person, by telephone, by video-counselling, or by e-counselling.
TAO Self Help is a library of interactive behavioural health programs that promote wellness. TAO’s self-help activities are built on scientific research and can also be incorporated into counselling sessions.
Located in the Student Services Office (Beamish-Munro Hall, Room 300), the Engineering Embedded Counsellors are able to meet with students and provide them with confidential, individual counselling.
Student Wellness Services (SWS) supports the personal, academic, and social health development of students at Queen’s University by providing a range of programs and services. Crisis counsellors available during hours of operation at the clinic in Mitchell Hall.
The food bank, located in the JDUC offers food for those in need. The service is confidential and non-judgemental. More information can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/amsfoodbank/
Emergency Shelter for Women, Children and Youth who experience violence at home. The shelter provides necessities such as clothing, toiletries and meals.
The Sexual Health Resource Centre (SHRC) is a confidential, non-judgmental, feminist, queer positive, pro-choice, sex positive and non-heterosexist information and referral service.
Barb Lotan ([email protected]) is the leader of the Sexual Violence Prevention and Responce team at Queen’s. If you experience sexual violence you can contact her to learn more about supports/resources and about options that you may have. More information can be found at: https://www.queensu.ca/sexualviolencesupport/home
Queen’s Student Accessibility Services is located in Mitchell Hall through Student Wellness Services. Any student with a documented disability (learning disabilities, physical disabilities, psychiatric disabilities, chronic illness, sensory impairments and other health conditions) can register with QSAS.
A volunteer-staffed organization run through QSAS that provides accessible guided tours, event support, accessible route information and personal guided support for individuals attending on-campus events. Students are able to request help finding resources, running events etc.
The Queens Accessibility Hub is a website with a collection of resources for students and staff. More information: https://www.queensu.ca/accessibility/home
The Adaptive Technology Centre is located on the main floor of Stauffer and is open the same hours as Stauffer. Services offered include computers, assistive devices, specialized softwares and workshops. The centre also supports students with disabilities in developing effective reading, writing, and studying skills.
The Director of Social Issues in the Engineering society works towards creating an inclusive and equitable society. Contact them at [email protected] with any questions, concerns, or suggestions.
EngiQueers is dedicated to cultivating a positive, accepting, inclusive, and accessible environment for queer-identified students and their allies in engineering, and to advocating on behalf of LGBTQ students and their allies to the Engineering Society of Queen’s University.
A group of people that meet to support trans identifying people by sharing stories and offering assistance in navigating barriers faced by trans people.
The Education on Queer Issues Project (EQuIP) is a student-run organization which aims to create a safe environment for individuals on Queen’s campus and in Kingston of all sexual/romantic orientations and gender identities. The EQuIP drop-in space and lending library is located on Queen’s Campus, in room 342 of the JDUC between 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
The Levana Gender Advocacy Centre is a student-funded Queen’s University organization committed to creating and nurturing a radical community of Kingston students and residents through anti-oppressive practice. LGAC organizes programming to challenge systemic oppression, provides confidential resource referrals, and supports local feminist and gender organizations.
Queer Film Festival hosted annually in Kingston since 1999.
Four Directions Indigenous Centre strives to be a home away from home for Indigenous students and a site of information and support for the broader Queen’s community. It is a hub of activity and they welcome and encourage everyone to drop in and learn about the supports and services available.
Indigenous Futures in Engineering at Queen’s University is committed to increasing the number of Indigenous engineers in Canada. They offer campus student support for students at Queen’s University.
The American Indian Science and Engineering Society offers STEM-focused programming such as conferences, hackathons, scholarships, internships, professional development and career resources, and leadership development summits.
Network for Aboriginal peoples in Kingston.
The engineering faculty’s International Student Program Advisor helps international students with their transition and experience at Queen’s. They are open to all Engineering international students for a chat if they feel they need support in their academics, socializing, wellness and so on. Please contact them at: [email protected] or visit the linked webpage.
Queen’s International Student Centre offers support for students in terms of the logistics of being a student in Canada and also organizes a variety of social activities for international students.