Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.05
Liaison Jessica Krejcik
Submission Date May 26, 2017
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STARS v2.0

Concordia University
PA-6: Support for Underrepresented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Charmaine Lyn
Senior Director
Office of Community Engagement
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, academic support, or other programs to support underrepresented groups on campus?:

A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups:

The following offices/departments are offering services & resources to support underrepresented groups:

- Access Centre for Students with Disabilities:
The Access Centre for Students with Disabilities reduces barriers to academic participation in the University, raises awareness about students with disabilities and engages in community-building to further promote an inclusive environment at Concordia.

- Aboriginal Student Resource Centre:
We are an on-campus resource for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students. We help students succeed and achieve their highest academic potential by working with them to make the most of the many resources available at the university.

- Concordia University Student Parents Centre:
Trying to study while raising a family? Feeling isolated? Connect with us! Not only do we provide an accessible space to study but also a place to share interests and develop a support network. Drop by the Centre and see how Concordia University Student Parents Centre (CUSP) can help you achieve your academic goals.

- Multi-faith Chaplaincy (http://www.concordia.ca/offices/chaplaincy.html):
We offer a community for students, resources for faith and spiritual practice as well as spaces to study or relax. Our in-house chaplains as well as associate chaplains are available for one-on-one consultation for your questions and concerns in matters of faith, spirituality, values, ethics and the self.

- International Students Office (http://www.concordia.ca/offices/iso.html):
As an international student, we are your home away from home. We help you adapt to Concordia and Canada and make sure that you have a successful academic and personal experience. Come and meet our friendly staff.

The website URL where more information about the support programs for underrepresented groups is available:
Does the institution have a discrimination response policy and/or team (or the equivalent) to respond to and support those who have experienced or witnessed a bias incident, act of discrimination or hate crime?:

A brief description of the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team:
The website URL where more information about the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team is available:
Does the institution offer housing options to accommodate the special needs of transgender and transitioning students?:

Does the institution produce a publicly accessible inventory of gender neutral bathrooms on campus?:

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