SAS Summer Orientation Events

Posted on Friday, November 3rd, 2023

Student Wellness Logo. Two students on Guelph campus holding wayfinding signs. Text reads: Student Accessibility Services, Summer Orientation Events

Welcoming You to Student Accessibility Services (SAS)!

Throughout the summer, join the SAS and the START Accessible Team for various events, sessions and activities on all things SAS. We have a combination of virtual and on-campus events. If you missed a virtual event, recordings will be available a day or two later. Please make sure you have completed your SAS Application to register with SAS.

Learning About SAS: 

Connecting with SAS: 

Join us for an informal session on: What SAS is? How to connect with SAS? What is the role of your advisor? How are accommodations determined? And what you need to do to access them? We follow the presentation with an opportunity for questions and answers.

  • TBA: Several virtual sessions will run in June 2024. Check back in Spring 2024 for session dates & links.

START Accessible:

Join us on campus the Thursday and Friday before Labour Day for this two-day orientation event. RSVP required: START Accessible RSVP

  • Learn about SAS and campus services, programs and social sessions

  • Learn about and how to access disability-related accommodations

  • Meet your Advisor

  • Tour Student Accessibility Services (JT Powell Building)

  • Connect with peer leaders and other new students

  • Attend an Exam Accommodation Workshop

  • Move into Residence early (Note: Students who will be living in residence will have the opportunity to move onto campus early in order to participate in START Accessible)

  • Help you prepare for the fall

Learn more about START Accessible and see a full event calendar

Academic-Related Events:

Course Selection and Student Accessibility Services:  TBA June 2024 

In conjunction with START UofG online, join us for this break-out session with a focus on course selection and SAS. 

Are you anticipating using disability-related accommodations in university?  Wondering how accommodations are put in place in courses? Considering taking a reduced course load? Join us to learn more about the supports and services SAS offers and how to access them for September.  

TBA: Virtual sessions will run in June 2024. Check back in Spring 2024 for session dates & links.

Important: Tests & Exams

If you use the SAS Exam Centre, please remember that all test and exam bookings must be submitted at least 10 BUSINESS DAYS ahead of when you intend to write.

In addition, the last day any bookings can be received is the first business day in November, March or July as appropriate for the semester.
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