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Academic Success

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Your academic success is important to us

Take advantage of the wide range of free services that will facilitate your success at Ryerson, including individual consultations with a learning strategist, writing and English language support, free peer tutoring for selected courses, and academic probation workshops.

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Program Administrators

Your Program Administrator is your first point of contact for any questions and concerns you have about your academic or non-academic success. Find your Program Administrator, opens in new window.

Time Span Extension 

Students who have exceeded the maximum time allowed towards the completion of their degree must apply for PDF filetime span extension, opens in new window.

If you have been assigned a Probationary Academic Standing at the end of the academic term visit the links below for answers to your questions about what it means to be on academic probation. Complete a self-assessment questionnaire to help you identify the challenges that are affecting your academic performance, and discover for the on-campus resources that can help you address these challenges so you can get back on track with a Clear Academic Standing.

Students who have been Required to Withdraw (RTW) from their Ryerson undergraduate program may not formally return to their program (or transfer to another Ryerson undergraduate program) until 12 months have elapsed.  If you have been Required to Withdraw (RTW), you may choose to participate in the Fresh Start program for reinstatement to your current program, or transfer to another program (where permitted). Visit the links below for more information.

Student Learning Support, opens in new window / The Student Learning Support offers a wide range of services and resources, including live workshops, online seminars, tip sheets, and more, to help you achieve academic success. Find out more about by visiting the Student Learning Support.

Writing Support, opens in new window / Writing Support offers free services to help you improve your writing. Visit the writing support website to book an individual appointment with a writing tutor or to find electronic handouts on referencing styles, essay writing, grammar, literature reviews and many more writing topics.

English Language Support, opens in new window / English Language Support provides services and non-credit programs to support students who use English as a second language.

Academic Accommodation Support, opens in new window / Academic Accommodation Support provides students with disabilities accommodation services and supports needed to achieve academic success and access to the university within the provisions of the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Math Support, opens in new window / Math Support supports Ryerson students in all programs with their math skills and math-related courses. The MC currently offers daily drop-in tutoring sessions for individuals and groups, and also runs Facilitated Study (FA-ST) groups at specific times.

Tri-Mentoring, opens in new window / The Tri-Mentoring Program offers mentorship opportunities to students of all identities across all faculties. The program matches 1st year students with upper year students in the same program or with similar interests in order to help incoming students successfully transition into their 1st year at Ryerson. Mentors then have the opportunity to be matched with an industry professional & will gain guidance and encourage students to progress towards their goals. We facilitate student's learning, leadership and employment through mentoring, getting students involved and having them meet other people.

Faculty of Arts Counsellors, opens in new window / We offer two types of counselling services offered by our professional counsellors in the Faculty of Arts. These counselling services are tailored to deal with your career and personal issues. All counselling services are confidential and free.

Faculty of Arts Program Administrators, opens in new window / Your Program Administrator provides one-on-one advising regarding your academic path, administrative issues, policies, and helps you connect with resources and services on campus to enhance your academic performance. Contact your Program Administrator if you have any questions or concerns about your academic and non-academic success.