Please find a list of resources available to GCM students on and off campus. If you are not seeing what you are looking for please contact Stephanie Law, GCM Academic Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org (opens in new window) .
Find resources about GCM specific curriculum, student guides, academic advisor, internship and FAQ.
Submit a request for academic consideration for extenuating circumstances that have a significant impact on your ability to fulfill an academic requirement (e.g., ability to attend classes, write a scheduled term test or exam, and/or meet an assignment deadline).
Provides guidance and support to students and decision makers and ensures that all parties are aware of their rights and responsibilities as they relate to Academic Integrity (Policy 60 (opens in new window) ).
Academic Accommodation Support (opens in new window) (TMU Student Wellbeing)
Supports students with disabilities who require academic accommodation, regardless of program or course load.
Offers tutorials on how to use emerging tech and Digital Media, including Virtual Reality, 3D Printing and the Adobe Suite.
Services focus on engagement with students, faculty, and the community and fostering successful critical thinkers and lifelong learners.
- GCM Liaison Librarian: Naomi Eichenlaub - email@example.com - Contact for assistance in acquiring resources for your research and literacy instruction (navigating scholarly resources, citation, literature reviews, etc.).
Production facility in the Image Arts building (122 Bond Street) available to Creative School students to develop, create, fabricate, assemble and test multimedia projects, with the assistance and consultation of technical staff.
Provides opportunities for students to discover their talents, explore, skill-build through a learning success toolkit that includes skills workshops, peer learning groups, tutoring, and learning events.
Provides access to peer, career, and group mentoring.
Supports undergraduate students in navigating university processes around appeals, academic misconduct, grade standings, and senate policies.
Compass workshops and course-specific tutoring for students taking Ted Rogers School of Management courses.
Provides academic, professional and personal development opportunities and support programs to all students such as workshops and one-on-one appointments, as well as peer support and professional advising.
Student Success Navigator, The Creative School (firstname.lastname@example.org (opens in new window) )
- Provides support navigating campus
- Connects students to resources based on their specific needs!
- Available for 1:1 appointments to provide guidance
- (google form) Student Success Navigator Contact Form (external link, opens in new window)
- Book an appointment (opens in new window) on the Career, Co-op and Student Success website.
- BIPOC Students’ Collective (external link, opens in new window) (Instagram)
- Student Access Collective (external link, opens in new window)
- The Queer Space (external link, opens in new window)
- Trans Collective (external link, opens in new window)
- Centre for Women and Trans People (external link, opens in new window)
Access to a lawyer who can advise and assist you with virtually any legal problem, at no cost.
Access a CRA accredited Tax Clinic program where you learn how to get your taxes filed for free.
Groups made up of students, faculty and staff from across the campus in order to provide representation of a diversity of perspectives and experiences to foster community, create more inclusive spaces and address barriers on campus.
Indigenous Services (opens in new window) (Gdoo-maawnjidimi Mompii Indigenous Student Services)
Provides a culturally supportive environment to promote academic excellence and serves as a place to balance academic learning with traditional teachings and culture.
TMU’s orientation program for incoming students with disabilities.
Identity-affirming space on campus where Black students at TMU can study, heal, relax, gain tools and resources, make new friends and build community.
Foster a sense of belonging and community for all students who are new to Canada as well as for those students seeking a global experience on campus.
The Creative School
Equity and Community Inclusion Coordinator - Frishta Bastan
- Contact: email@example.com (opens in new window)
- Office: Rogers Communication Centre, Inside the Student Success Centre - Third Floor - Room 337
- Services Include:
- Anonymous and safe sharing space for all Students, Staff and Faculty
- Equity and Inclusion concerns, challenges, ideas
- Incidents related to Equity and Inclusion inside the classroom
- Questions, advice and guidance on Equity and Inclusion
- Book an Appointment: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/u/0/selfsched?sstoken=UUFiWGtyUUNWajlSfGRlZmF1bHR8N2Y3YjcxYWI2MjgwYWY5Njg0NzUxMTBiZjA1YzQyNTM (external link, opens in new window)
This guide provides a general overview of financial literacy, including reading materials, videos and personal finance resources at Toronto Metropolitan University Library.
The Government of Canada and Ontario Securities Commission offers a series of interactive financial tools and calculators to assist with various personal finance matters.
Provides seed funding to TMU student-led non-profit initiatives that improve community engagement, create meaningful dialogue on campus, contribute to building a diverse and innovative campus culture, and enhance the reputation of TMU.
Student-led society representing all full-time undergraduate students within The Creative School with the goal of collaborative programming and networking opportunities that allow students to forge new relationships, gain industry contacts and learn new skills that will last a lifetime.
TMSU (external link, opens in new window) (Campus Group Resources)
Provides manuals, forms, and other resources that campus groups may require throughout the year.
Students can apply for funding from the Office of the President. Please contact GCM for further guidance.
Students can apply for funding from the Office of the Provost and Vice President, Academic. Please contact GCM for further guidance.
Apply for more than 1,400 awards, scholarships and bursaries worth $20 million of support for TMU students.
Helps students with financial need with emergency grants.
One-time award for students going through an unforeseen financial crisis.
Offers commuter students a short-term accommodation on-campus in support of their academic success (early class, weekend exam, late-night project).
Provides services for any TMU student facing food insecurity (the inability to obtain food that meets your dietary needs).
List of internal and external resources in relation to housing guidance and resources.
Emergency shelter or assistance provided by The Centre for Student Development and Counselling: 416-979-5195.
Apply for individual mental health and addictions support services and supportive housing in Toronto.
24/7 crisis shelter and transitional housing on-site and in the community for youth; provides education, counselling, health care, employment assistance, job training and after-care services.
Goal of ending hunger in Toronto by collaborating with all to eliminate food insecurity and advocate for solutions to end poverty.
Provides shelter, transitional housing, and health and well-being programming to help youth experiencing or at risk of homelessness in Toronto.
Social service charitable organisation that fosters long-lasting and positive change in the lives of homeless and low-income people living across Toronto.
Supports two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual and all gender non-conforming youth (aged 16-29) by providing free counselling, housing and social services.
Provides at-risk and homeless youth in Toronto with holistic support, life-changing programs, and a home for as long as they need.
Student housing co-operative of approximately 780 members located steps from TMU campus.
Emergency shelter and support for women and children affected by domestic abuse, families experiencing a housing crisis, and refugee claimants with nowhere else to turn.
Sherbourne Health (external link, opens in new window) (Supporting Our Youth)
Supports the health and well-being of all 2SLGBTQ youth (29 years old and under) through safer housing solutions, peer support groups, programs and events, and one-on-one support.
Provides housing and shelter for at-risk youth with YMCA Sprott House (residential living for youth ages of 16 to 24) and The Wagner Green YMCA (homeless and at-risk youth).
Offers youth shelter and housing, with services including counselling, parenting support, education and community-based programs for youth aged 12 to 24 and their families.
Encompasses a variety of health, wellbeing, and academic services and supports that reflect on a university community that is fully committed and engaged in developing and sustaining supportive environments that foster wellbeing and academic success.
Provides counselling services to all TMU full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students who are eligible to proceed in their program and not on academic leave. Contact 416-979-5195 or firstname.lastname@example.org (opens in new window) .
Fosters wellbeing for all students by promoting awareness, education and providing programs that empower students and boost their resiliency and connection, including peer support services.
Offers health services to current TMU students, such as physicals, mental health assessments, assessments for common medical problems, immunizations, and medical certificates.
Supports students who are in distress and who are dealing with challenging personal, academic and/or financial issues through coaching and complaint resolution to early intervention and crisis prevention.
Provides free, confidential, trauma-informed, healing-centred support to TMU community members affected by sexual violence and other forms of gender-based violence.
Provides training and resources to TMU students in order to teach the skills associated with resilience, well-being and thriving in both an academic and personal context.
Initiative to help struggling students (in their second year and beyond) thrive academically and personally; build motivation, optimism, resilience; teach learning strategy essentials like time management and effective studying.
Part of the Thriving in Action program, encourages students to get outside not just for physical activity, but to de-stress, refocus, and re-ground themselves.
Students for Mental Awareness, Support, & Health: Increase awareness and support for mental health and wellness at TMU by breaking down stigma through education; facilitating student peer-to-peer support; advocating for a more supportive learning environment and improved accessibility of resources.
Provides regular physical activity programs for all students, including traditional sport clubs and intramural teams to women’s only programs and mind-body activities.
Vibrant TMU community made up of over 200 student clubs and organisations.
Offers stressbusters such as a variety of games and puzzles available for loan for you to enjoy and recharge your batteries.
Connects TMU students to volunteer opportunities both on and off campus to connect to your community, build new friendships, enhance your leadership skills, and build valuable work experience for your resume.
24/7 confidential counselling support line for post-secondary school students: 1-866-925-5454.
24/7 student mental health support and access to licensed counsellors via phone or chat: 1-844-451-9700 or download My SSP app. (external link, opens in new window)
Confidential support line for anyone experiencing an emotional crisis and needing immediate assistance: 416-929-5200.
24/7 emotional support and crisis intervention helpline: 416-408-4357.
24/7 crisis line for all Ontario-based women who have experienced any form of abuse, providing crisis counselling, safety planning, emotional support, information and referrals: 1-866-863-0511.
24/7 crisis intervention, counselling and referral for survivors of rape/sexual assault: 416-597-8808.
24/7 support from crisis responders: 1-800-456-4566 or text 45645.
Confidential helpline that connects youth to professional services: 1-833-294-8650.
24/7 immediate mental health counselling, crisis intervention, wellness supports for all Indigenous peoples across Canada via chat or phone: 1-855-242-3310.
Confidential helpline for young Muslims: 1-866-627-3342 (7 days a week, 12 p.m. – 9 p.m. EST) or text 1-866-627-3342 (Monday to Friday, 12 p.m. – 9 p.m. EST).
24/7 peer support for Indigenous women via phone, chat, text: 1-855-554-4357.
The Centre for Safer Sex and Sexual Violence Support (external link, opens in new window) (Toronto Metropolitan University Students' Union's Equity Service Centre)
Peer-run safe space to prevent & respond to Sexual and Gender-Based Violence on campus and provides Sexual Assault Survivor Support line via Whatsapp or text: 437-600-7575 (10 a.m. - 12 midnight).
Peer support phone service for trans and questioning people: 1-877-330-6366.
Non-judgemental peer support for 2SLGBTQ+ youth via text or chat: 647-694-4275 (Sunday to Friday, 4:00 PM to 9:30 PM).
Toronto-based mental health counselling walk-in clinic service. Also provides phone and virtual counselling: 1-855-416-825 (Monday to Friday from 12 p.m. - 8 p.m., Saturdays from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.)
Helpline that connects people to social services, programs and community supports they need via phone, text or chat: dial 2-1-1.
Helpline and health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness and/or gambling via phone or chat: 1-866-531-2600.
24/7 hours health advice from a registered nurse or find health services or information via phone or chat: 1-866-797-0007 or dial 8-1-1.
24/7 helpline for suicide prevention services via call or text available across Canada in English and French.
Provides phone or email check-in for the 2SLGBTQ+ community: 416-392-6874 or info@The519.org (opens in new window) .
Provides services and addresses system inequities to improve health outcomes for the most vulnerable immigrants, refugees, and their communities.
Provides mental health and addiction services for racialized communities and works within Anti-Racism/Anti-Black racism and Anti-Oppression frameworks.
Grassroots network of youth and students who advocate for evidence-based responses to reduce and prevent harms associated with drug use and drug criminalization.
Provides culturally appropriate social services that enrich the lives of the African, Caribbean and Diaspora (ACD) communities in the Greater Toronto Area.
Counselling, peer support and education for individuals and families in Toronto, destabilized by precarious socio-economic circumstances and/or mental health.
Directory of BIPOC therapists in Canada who are committed to supporting BIPOC in all intersections.
Canada’s only charity training that empowers young leaders to revolutionize mental health.
Provides free mental health services for young adults aged 16 to 29 (Toronto), including peer support, clinical services, wellness, art, and recovery programs.
Offers Black-identifying clients from throughout the Greater Toronto Area access to primary care, health promotion and disease prevention programs in a culturally affirming environment.
Community mental health resources offered in the Greater Toronto Area.
Community Health Centre for racialized women living in Greater Toronto Area, with focus on health and wellness needs of racialized women and prioritizes those from African, Caribbean, Latin American and South Asian communities.
Free medical and counseling services in many areas of sexual health.
Health and Dental Plan (mystudentplan) + Mental Health Support Program (mywellnessplan) + Legal Support (mylegalplan)
Benefits leaflet (coverage details + how to access the benefits):