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

Mental Health Supports

The Office of Student Affairs and Services has created a new Mental Health Supports Website. It assists students, faculty, and staff—wherever they now live—with finding the appropriate wellness resources and to connect with meaningful forms of support. The website organizes mental health resources by category and location, noting instances where the University of Toronto shares support services with the larger community.

Website: https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/mental-health-supports/

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