Accessibility Across the Queen's Campus
Queen’s University is committed to making its learning, living and work environments accessible and inclusive in a way that respects the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities. Advancing accessibility and ensuring compliance with the AODA is a responsibility shared by all members of the Queen’s community.
Dr. Alan Harrison
Provost and VP (Academic)
Queen’s University is committed to building a campus community that is inclusive for all individuals, and ensuring that its services, supports and spaces are accessible for persons with disabilities.
We are a community that works together to create an environment where everyone has a full and enriching Queen’s experience.
Successful learning, living, and employment outcomes are the result of a shared responsibility and commitment on the part of students, staff, faculty, and senior administrators towards removing and preventing barriers to participation.
Please use the navigation to the left for more information on what is happening at Queen's to improve accessibility and many more services and supports for the Queen's community and the City of Kingston.
We all have a role to play. Successful learning, living, and employment outcomes are the result of shared responsibility and commitment on the part of students, staff, faculty, and senior administrators towards removing and preventing barriers to participation.
What does Accessibility mean to you?
Become an Access Ally
What is an Access Ally? Somebody who defends, supports, or promotes accessibility.
Why are they important? Access Allies provide leadership and demonstrate ways to elevate and improve accessibility and inclusion to their peers. Peer-to-peer communication is powerful and effective.
Access Allies can:
- Complete the AODA Training Suite
- Explore other Education, Training, and Awareness opportunities for Faculty/Staff or for Students
- Include the Accessibility Statement on websites, agendas, pamphlets, brochures, print publications, or conference invitations.
- Learn about Universal Instruction Design
- Browse the How-to Guides to improve accessibility
- Provide Accessibility Feedback
- Share your story by Connecting with the Accessibility Hub
Steve Cutway Accessibility Award
The Award servers to acknowledge the efforts of faculty, staff and students who demonstrate creativity, enthusiasm, innovation and commitment to creating a learning and work environment in which persons with disabilities enjoy full participation.
Any member of the Queen's community including students, staff, faculty or alumni as well as members of the general Kingston community who have an interest in Queen's University may submit nominations.
Accessibility Queen's Grant
Accessibility Queen’s, a committee under the Social Issues Commission, provides grants for initiatives designed to improve physical, academic and social accessibility for Queen’s students across campus. These grants will be awarded to clubs/organizations that best meet the eligibility requirements as listed in the grant application. If you have any questions about Accessibility Queen’s Grants email the Accessibility Queen’s co-chairs, Sarah Libera and Jen Weidner, at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Social Issues Commissioner, Emily Wong, at email@example.com. Deadline for Round Two is Friday, January 30, 2015.