Access Express Newsletter

Access Express UTM Accessibility Services Newsletter

Access Express Newsletter Vol. 4

Our newsletter includes updates, reminders, and information about upcoming events and programming.

Please use the headings below to navigate this newsletter:


Accommodations for Deferred Exams

The deadline to submit deferred exam requests to UTM Accessibility Services is Friday, February 9th, 2024, at 4:00 PM (EST). 

When submitting your request, please include a screenshot of the information table from your approved petition.  This can be found under “petitions” in your Office of the Registrar’s account. 

Please submit your requests to by February 9th at 4:00pm. 


Peer Mentor Learning Community (PMLC): Workshops
Highly collaborative, activity-based, and hands-on workshops that support students to become active, engaged, independent learners by developing essential academic skills including notetaking, essay writing, reading, test-prep, and time management. 

Effective Reading Workshop
Date: Friday, February 9, 2024
Time: 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Room: MN3260
Register on CLNx:  

Essay Writing Workshop
Date: Friday, March 1, 2024
Time: 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Room: MN3260 (located inside the RGASC)
Register on CLNx: 

Test Preparation Workshop
Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
Room: MN3260 (located inside the RGASC)
Register on CLNx: 

Test Taking Workshop
Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Room: MN3260 (located inside the RGASC)
Register on CLNx: 

Exam Preparation Workshop
Date: Friday, April 5, 2024
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Room: MN3260 (located inside the RGASC)
Register on CLNx:


PMLC Study & Art Cafés
The PMLC Study & Art Café is a quiet space for students to study independently and to connect with their peers through art-related activities such as painting and sketching. Students are also welcome to speak with our PMLC mentors to inquire about campus resources, academic skills, and tips on how to reach their study goals. 

Wednesday, February 14, 2024
10:00am – 1:00pm
Room DV3140
Register on CLNx: 

Tuesday, February 27, 2024
12:00pm – 3:00pm
Room DV3140
Register on CLNx: 

Tuesday, March 12, 2024
12:00pm – 3:00pm
Room DV3140
Register on CLNx: 

Monday, March 25, 2024
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Room: DV3140
Register on CLNx:  


PMLC One-on-One Mentoring
The PMLC program connects students registered with Accessibility Services with successful upper-year student mentors.  Our team of mentors are available to offer guidance and support related to the following areas:

  • Academic skills strategies (i.e. study skills, time management, test planning, etc.)
  • Information about campus resources
  • Opportunities to get involved and connect with your peers (i.e. student clubs, social events, study groups, etc.)

To register for one-on-one mentoring, please complete the online registration form:


Social Connections
Are you looking for an opportunity to connect with your peers and develop new friendships? Then the Social Connections group is for you! The group meets up to play games, enjoy snacks, and discuss mutual interests and topics in a safe, supportive, relaxed, visual, and interactive manner. Come to laugh, develop social skills, and find community!  Open to all undergraduate or graduate students currently registered with UTM Accessibility Services.

Upcoming sessions:
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 (1-2pm, DV3129)
Wednesday, March 27, 2024 (1pm-2pm; DV3129)
Wednesday, April 3, 2024 (1pm-2pm; DV3129)

To register, please complete the online registration form:


U of T Telus Health Student Support

U of T offers students confidential multilingual counselling support 24/7 through U of T Telus Health Student Support (formally known as MySSP).  Video and phone counselling appointments will continue to be available by calling 1-844-451-9700.  Students located outside Canada or the United States can call 001-416-380-6578.

For more information, please visit:

Connect with Us

Our main office is located in Room 2037B, Davis Building.  Our hours of operation are:
Monday to Friday (10am – 12pm & 12:30pm – 3:30pm)

Our office is closed for lunch from 12:00pm – 12:30pm

Phone: 905-569-4699
Follow us on Instagram at UTMaccess


Accessibility Services QR Code Library

Browse our QR code library for specific information about registering with Accessibility Services, your AIMS account, Social Connections, Peer Mentor Learning Community (PMLC), and volunteer opportunities with Accessibility Services like notetakers, peer mentors, and support assistants.


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