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Academic Services

AMS Services

Academic Affairs Commission (AAC)

613.533.6000 ext. 74818 - aac@ams.queensu.ca
myAMS.org/AAC
The AAC is the branch of your student government that exists as an advocate and resource for all things related to academics, including grading, registration, financial aid, tuition, and more. For general advice from a student perspective, call, email, or visit anytime!

Academic Grievance Centre

agc@ams.queensu.ca - myAMS.org/AAC
The Academic Grievance Centre is the place to go if you have any questions or concerns about academic grievances, discipline, or regulations. The volunteers that work in the centre, located in room 26 of the lower JDUC, are very knowledgeable about the academic policies of the university and can be a resource and support if you have a problem or simply need someone to listen.

Office Hours:
Mon: 12:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue: 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wed: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Thu: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Fri: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

 agc@ams.queensu.ca

Tricolour Outlet

www.tricolouroutlet.ca
Your one stop shop for used textbooks! All used textbooks are sold through consignment, which means students can sell their books through the Tricolour Outlet and receive a portion of the sale price.

The Publishing & Copy Centre

www.thepcc.net
Need to print/bind your thesis? Looking for a coursepack for your seminar? The P&CC does all that and more!

Whatswhat.ca (coming soon!)

 aacservices@ams.queensu.ca - myAMS.org/AAC
Originally a website where you could browse professors teacher evaluations (USAT scores), whatswhat.ca is expanding to include a new syllabus bank! Whatswhat.ca will not only have USAT evaluations posted, but course syllabi, so you can browse a syllabus before choosing a course.

University Services

The Campus Bookstore

www.campusbookstore.com
We are a not-for-profit corporation who endeavors to distribute required course material at the lowest possible price to students, while operating a comprehensive University bookstore for the Queen's community.

Queen's Learning Commons

www.queensu.ca/qlc
The Queen's Learning Commons is both a hub of services supporting formal academic programs, and a meeting place withing Stauffer Library. It encompasses physical and online environments accommodating different approaches to learning. The QLC provides resources, workshops and seminars, and one-on-one professional consultations for students who want to enhance or develop skills.

Adaptive Technology Centre

library.queensu.ca/websrs
We offer a range of services that enable students with disabilities to read, write, research and access library materials more effectively. The Adaptive Technology Lab also contains computers, assistive devices, quiet study space and specialized software. Students must be registered with Queen's Disability Services to access these resources.


Queen's Disability Services

www.queensu.ca/hcds/ds
We assist students with disabilities in many ways including providing advocacy and support, as well as recommending accommodations.

The Writing Centre

www.queensu.ca/writingcentre
The Writing Centre's program of workshops, credit courses, and one-on-one writing sessions is designed to support students in thinking and writing effectively in all disciplines at both undergraduate and graduate levels. One-on-one appointments to discuss your work with professional staff are available, free of charge, throughout the day and evening and on Saturday mornings in the fall and winter terms.

Queen's Learning Strategies

www.queensu.ca/learningstrategies
We are an academic support service for undergraduate and graduate students. We help "fine tune" the skills of high achieving students, and enhance the skills of students trying to reach their academic potential. Features Peer Learning Assistants who offer almost-free workshops (usually $2 to cover photocopy costs) and can help devise study skills, one-on-one consultation with professional learning strategists, and resources to improve study skills, time management, etc., as well as a Peer Mentor Program.

MindFind Tutoring Service

queensasus.com/academics/mindfind
MindFind Tutoring Service is a service run by the Arts & Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) that partners student tutors with students looking for tutors for any course in Arts and Science. MindFind also runs an outreach tutoring program where first-year tutors are partnered with local high-school students in need of tutors.

BrainTrust

comsoc.queensu.ca/home/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=149&Itemid=214
Braintrust is a tutoring service offered at the Queen’s School of Business. We are the Commerce Society’s prime source of academic support, providing one-to-one tutoring and exam review sessions for students in the Bachelor of Commerce program.

EngSoc Academic Resources and Partners

engsoc.queensu.ca/index.php/content/academic-resources-and-partners
A collection of academic resources and services for Engineering and Applied Science students.

Queen's Medicine Resources

www.qmed.ca/academics/academics_layout.php
A collection of academic resources and services for Queen's Medicine students by the Aesculapian Society.

English Language Support Program

quic.queensu.ca/incoming/els.asp
Support services offered by the Queen's University International Centre (QUIC) designed to assist degree students, workers and their partners in improving conversation and pronunciation skills. These services are free and are provided by volunteers.

Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre

www.queensu.ca/fdasc
Four Directions Aboriginal Students Centre seeks to enhance the development and well-being of the Queen's University Aboriginal Community. Four Directions welcomes and encourages all students to develop an awareness and appreciation of the Aboriginal experience in Canada. In keeping with the teachings of the Four Directions, The Centre strives to support individual Aboriginal Students in balancing their academic, spiritual, physical, and emotional needs.

Ban Righ Centre

banrighcentre.queensu.ca
Funded by the Ban Righ Foundation with the mission to support women learning. The Ban Righ Centre exists to give women, especially mature returning students, a sense of community and resources within the university. The Ban Righ Centre also provides mentorship and financial assistance for mature women students.

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