Supports and Services
Accessing disability supports and services may be different from school to school and may also depend on whether the course or program you choose is a designated program recognized and funded by Nova Scotia Student Assistance.
In order to find out more about designated programs and designated institutions go to Student Assistance website.
Who do you go for assistance at your institution?
Universities within Nova Scotia and Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC)
If you are attending Universities within Nova Scotia and Nova Scotia Community College:
Each institution has an accessibility office to assist you with what on-site supports and services are available. Make sure to make an appointment as soon as you know you are eligible.
These might include:
- Assisting with grant application for services and equipment
- Learning strategist
- Assistive technology
- Orientation to the school
List of NSCC campuses:
- Akerley Campus
- Annapolis Campus
- Cumberland Campus
- IT Campus
- Ivany Campus
- Kingstec Campus
- Burridge and Shelburne Campuses
- Marconi Campus
- Pictou Campus
- Strait and E-Campus Campuses
- Truro Campus
List of Universities:
- Acadia University
- Cape Breton University
- Dalhousie Agricultural Campus
- Dalhousie University
- Mount Saint Vincent University
- Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
- Saint Mary's University
- St. Francis Xavier University
- Université Sainte-Anne
Phone: 902-769-2114 x 7332
Private career colleges or studying outside of the province
If you are attending a private career college within Nova Scotia or studying outside of the province, please contact Post-Secondary Accessibility Services through email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about on-campus resources.