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St. Lawrence College helps students with disabilities make a smooth transition into college.

Online Self-Help Resources

Check out the Transition Resource Guide for Students with Disabilities to learn more about preparing for your entry to college.

Orientation Events

A FREE transition program for students with disabilities that creates a welcoming, barrier-free, inclusive learning environment.

What is Sail to Success?

A half-day transition program focusing on self-advocacy, peer connections, and specialized services for students with disabilities.

It will be offered virtually this fall (2020).

When is Sail to Success?

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

1:00pm-4:30pm

Who is Sail to Success for?

Any 1st year student from any of our 3 campuses who self-identifies as having a disability (e.g. had an IEP in high school, plan to access academic accommodations, have visited a guidance/counselling office).

How To Register:

Register in one of 2 ways!

Click here to register 

OR

Register using the UR SLC app. UR SLC connects you to all orientation info, campus events, activities, and much more from your first year to graduation!

1. Download UR SLC from the App Store or Google Play

2. Login using your SLC.ME login and password

3. Set up your account

a. You can add a picture, link to your social media, and so much more!

b. Choose your campus (you will only be able to see events on your campus)

4. Click on the CAMPUS tab at the bottom

5. At the top you'll see Events - you may need to click 'view all'

6. Click Sail to Success @ SLC

a. Read the FAQ’s

b. Click REGISTER

c. Add 1 (one) STUDENT Ticket for yourself

d. If you have Parent/Guardian(s) coming with you - Add up to 2 PARENT/GUARDIAN Ticket(s)

e. Click Next

f. Click CHECKOUT and you’re in!

To see your tickets on the Campus tab at the bottom you’ll be able to see a button named ‘My Tickets’

Any Issues downloading/registering? Email accessibility@sl.on.ca

Benefits of attending:

  • Enjoy connecting with peers, assistive technologist, learning strategist, and counsellors
  • Learn helpful strategies to manage the transition to college
  • Review available services

To learn more, email accessibility@sl.on.ca or call 613.544.5400 ext. 5504.

Please note: We encourage all students to attend our Smart Start @ SLC program prior to attending our Sail to Success program. Click here to learn more.

A Transition to Employment Workshop for Students with Disabilities & Functional Limitations

  • Are you planning for employment?
  • Do you have a disability or functional limitations?
  • Not sure when, how, or if you should disclose a concern to an employer?

HERE to HIRE is a workshop for students with disabilities & functional limitations who are preparing for transition to employment. 

Topics explored:

  • Employee rights
  • Legal protections (AODA, OHRC)
  • Employer responsibilities
  • Disclosure and workplace accommodations
  • Market trends, employability, and the hidden job market
  • Resume building, online job searching tips, cover letter advice

When and Where

This workshop is typically offered in March. Stay tuned for updates!

If you would like to consult with an Accessibility Advisor now about transition to employment, please email accessibility@sl.on.ca, or call:

  • Kingston: 613.544.5400, ext. 5504
  • Brockville: 613.345.0660, ext.3154
  • Cornwall: 613.933.6080, ext. 2709

This event is brought to you by Student Wellness & Accessibility of St. Lawrence College.