Central Services (St. George Campus)

The University of Toronto has an impressive array of services to assist and support its students. For a complete list of programs and services please visit the Student Life Programs and Services website. [Link]

You should be aware of the following services:

Academic Success Centre
The Academic Success Centre provides lectures and workshops to help students develop skills, strategies and competencies to meet students' academic needs and personal learning style. Individual and drop-in consultations are available as well as online services.

Accessibility Services
Accessibility Services provides accommodation for students with disabilities to that they can reach their academic potential. Services are provided to students with a documented disability or temporary/long-term health condition.

The Athletic Centre
The Athletic Centre is an expansive multi-story, multi-use health and fitness facility that is conveniently located at 55 Harbord Street on U of T’s downtown campus.  Members of the Athletic Centre also enjoy access to the state-of-the-art facilities at the new Varsity Centre, located just steps away at 299 Bloor Street West.  All U of T students are automatically members of the Athletic Centre and Varsity Centre.

Career Centre
The Career Centre provides counseling, workshops and services to assist you in planning for your career.  In addition they can help you prepare a resume and search for part-time or summer employment.

Centre for International Experience
The Centre for International Experience offers lounges and meeting rooms for students and some student groups. Specialized services for international students are available as well as a Work and Study Abroad Resource Centre for Canadian students. Also offered are events and activities for students with cross-cultural interests.

Counselling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Counselling & Psychological Services (CAPS) provides students with short-term individual counselling: assessment, treatment and referrals for a wide range of emotional and psychological problems.

Family Care Office
The Family Care Office offers guidance, information, referrals and advocacy on child care, elder care, and programs in the community for families. Workshops and discussion groups on child care, parenting, and elder care are available. There is also a Resource Centre containing practical material on family issues ranging from pregnancy and infant care to lesbian and gay parenting and caring for elderly family members.

First Nations House
First Nations House offers academic and financial aid counselling, Elders in Residence, cultural programmes, recreational activities, a library and computer centre. The House provides a forum for all U of T students and Aboriginal community members to share a meal, visit with one of the Elders or access resources on Native issues. The Native Student Association, housed on the fourth floor, offers cultural support, peer tutoring, mentoring and social events.

Hart House
It is a great place on campus to get involved in student clubs, exercise, be creative, relax, eat and meet other students.  Please visit the website for a full listing of everything that is available. 

Health Services
Health Services offers a wide range of services for U of T students and their partners. Physician services include comprehensive medical care, counselling and referrals. Nurses provide information and a range of services including dressing care, immunizations and travel health education. Comprehensive sexual health assessment, care and counselling is available, including contraception counselling, education, prescriptions and products. Health Service is a designated Health Canada Travel Medicine Clinic and offers a complete travel immunization and education program for students. Diagnostic lab facilities are also available.

Housing Service
The Student Housing Service provides residence information, a registry of off-campus housing, information on landlord and tenant rights, emergency housing referrals, and functions as the admissions and community development office for student family.