Supporting student success
Beginning with orientation, you’ll have access to all our services and outside-the-classroom programming: personal counselling, academic and career advising, information technology support, library resources, tutoring and more.
Helping you transition to Sheridan
We offer a variety of orientation events, programs and services designed to help you transition to life at Sheridan. We’ll help you obtain the information, tools and resources you need to make the most of your Sheridan experience. Your time as a Sheridan Bruin will be rich and diverse — find what inspires you, and we’ll be here to support your journey!
Accessible Learning (AL) provides academic accommodations (testing, classroom, and Work Integrated Learning) for students with suspected or confirmed disabilities who face barriers to their learning based on their functional limitations.
This is your first point of contact for any questions or concerns. Student Success Officers and Advisers are here to help you navigate your program, connect you with resources to support your success and make the most of your Sheridan experience.
Learning Assistants provide tutoring to Sheridan students at no additional cost in a variety of subjects, such as English, math, architecture, interior design and decorating, accounting, finance, computer programming, chemistry, and more. Assistants are co-op students who work in the Tutoring Centres on each campus. Practice in conversation skills, basic computing skills and presentation skills is also available in a group setting.
Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL) leaders
Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL) leaders are available in a variety of first-year courses too. PAL leaders are Sheridan students who are recommended by faculty and who help other students review notes, discuss readings, develop study skills, and prepare for tests and assignments.
Peer Tutors offer course-specific tutoring in subjects outside of those provided by the Learning Assistants. Peer Tutors are Sheridan students who earn a grade of 76% or higher in the course they tutor in and are referred by professors.
Peer Mentors (students helping students)
Peer Mentors are senior students hired to support new students transition well to postsecondary life and connect all students to opportunities to lead, engage and volunteer at Sheridan. Peer Mentors plan activities, develop workshops, host virtual hangouts and meet students 1:1 and in small groups.
Student Leadership and Development
Sheridan is committed to providing students with opportunities to lead both inside and outside of the classroom. Join a community of students and get involved with leadership conferences, workshops, events and experiences. We believe in developing all students’ leadership potential through personal growth, working together and making a difference in communities.
Academic Integrity Office
Academic integrity support is available at all campuses through Library and Learning Services. The Office provides faculty, staff and students with education, resources and support to foster the understanding and practice of academic integrity at Sheridan. The Office also provides neutral facilitation between faculty and students on suspected breaches of Sheridan’s Academic Integrity Policy.
Library and Learning Services
Library and Learning Services offers research help for students and professors, via chat, email or phone. Sheridan’s libraries feature extensive resources including e-resources (e.g. full-text databases of books, newspaper and magazine articles, and online catalogues, as well as special multimedia-based information sources and streaming video) accessible through the library website.
Wellness and Counselling Services
Wellness and Counselling Services supports students’ well-being by offering a range of services including: workshops, groups and one-on-one counselling. Trained mental health professionals assist students in building solutions to their personal, emotional or interpersonal concerns that may be impacting their academic success. All services are free and confidential.
Community Employment Services
Community Employment Services offers comprehensive employment tools to graduates and students. This includes access to a resource centre, workshops, employment counselling and job development.
Get in touch
Want to talk to us about your education?
Our Welcome Centres are staffed with the resources to help you choose programs and plan your education. We offer virtual workshops, events, tours and one-on-one advising. If you’d like to speak with a Student Recruitment Adviser about pursuing your education at Sheridan, contact us below.