For Students

We understand that the academic year can be stressful for students, especially when dealing with personal and/or academic issues. You may be at risk of committing an academic offence(s) when trying to cope with challenging circumstances. Below is a list of academic and personal resources available for your transition through university.

University of Toronto Resources:

AccessAbility Resource Centre

Offers services and academic accommodations to students who have a documented learning, physical, sensory, mental health disability or medical condition.

Contact: (905) 569-4699

Career Centre

Helps students develop lifelong career management skills. Services include: Job Postings, On-Campus Jobs, Career Fairs, Career Counselling, Workshops, Internships, Resume Critiques, Professional & Graduate School Sessions and more.

Contact: (905) 569-4652

Downtown Legal Services (University Affairs Division)

Downtown Legal Services is both a community legal clinic and a clinical education program, operated by the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto.

Contact: (416) 978-6447

Good2Talk

Ontario's new helpline for post-secondary students offers professional counselling, mental health and addictions information, and connections to local resources.

Contact: 1-866-925-5454

Health & Counselling Centre

Offers personal counselling, group counselling and psychiatric care to assist students experiencing a wide range of challenges.

Contact: (905) 828-5255

International Centre 

Offers services, transitional programming, and a place to call home for both international and internationally-minded students studying at UTM.

Contact: (905) 569-4716

Multi-Faith Centre 

Accommodates a variety of spiritual and faith-based practices, and encourages interfaith dialogue and spiritual development as part of the learning experience for all students.

Contact: (416) 946-3120 or multi.faith@utoronto.ca

The Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre

Offers a full range of workshops, seminars and individual consultations to help UTM students identify and develop the skills they need for success in their studies

Contact: (905) 828-3858

University of Toronto Mississauga Student Union

Provides advice, support, and guidance to students undergoing academic discipline proceedings. Contact: (905) 569-4676

Writing at the University of Toronto

This website provides helpful information about UofT's expectations in academic writing, including useful tips on researching, editing, and referencing.

Peel & GTA Resources:

Gerstein Centre

Offers crisis intervention for adults experiencing a mental health crisis in the Greater Toronto Area.

Contact: (416) 929-5200

Kids Help Phone:

Offers confidential professional counselling, referrals, and information to youth under the age of 20.

Contact: 1-800-668-6868

Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line

Offers a toll-free Ontario-wide peer-support phone line (and TTY) for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, 2-spirited, queer and questioning young people. Sunday-Friday 4pm - 9:30pm

Contact: (416) 962-9688

Mobile Crisis Response of Peel

Offers 24-hour mobile crisis response to individuals 16 years of age and older. This services includes a 24-hour crisis telephone line, 24-hour mobile crisis team, and follow-up, short-term counselling as required. Psychiatric consultation is accessed as needed.

Contact: (905) 278-9036

Telecare Distress Centres

A 24-hour anonymous and confidential crisis line for anyone who needs a non-judgemental listening ear or emotional support. 

See website for a contact number in your city.  

Trillium Hospital - Mississauga Crisis Team

Offers assessments and counselling to adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis (e.g. suffering from depression, anxiety, stress, family crisis).

Contact: (905) 848-7100

Victims Services of Peel

Offers 24-hour immediate crisis intervention to persons victimized by crime or tragic circumstances in the Peel community.

Contact: (905) 568-1068