Not sure if your major is right for you? Academic Advising will help you clarify your academic interests and strengths, while developing educational plans to help you achieve your academic goals, understand university expectations, policies and requirements, access university support services and resources, and most importantly, resolve your academic problems and concerns!
Accessible Learning assists students with disabilities in reaching their full academic potential. By offering a variety of services and resources, delivered in a respectful, confidential and professional manner, they support and encourage students’ independence and self-determination. To register for academic services, click here. If you are looking to be a note-taker, please contact the Accessible Learning Centre and thank you in advance for your support to those who need it. Also, each year that you are a note-taker, you can add on the activity to your Laurier Co-Curricular Record (CCR).
The on-campus Career Centre assists students in career advising and planning. They will help prepare you for further education, and look for career opportunities. If you are unsure as to where your degree can lead you, the Career Centre offers free consulting sessions to students! Meet with a Career Consultant to learn about your career options and job search strategies. You can book an appointment by calling the Career Centre (Waterloo/Kitchener – 519.884.0710 x4495). Alternatively, click here to view and register for workshops to obtain your Career Development Certificate and access to one-on-one consultation sessions to help you with editing your resumé and cover letter for an even better job application! The Career Centre also offers seminars, orientation sessions, and career fairs. Most important, the Career Centre is free to you for life for being a Laurier Alumni!
Need to talk? Counselling Services is for if you are having trouble coping with stress, are feeling distracted by personal or emotional problems, or simply need to talk. The offer personal counselling / psychotherapy based on a short-term model and services are free of charge for all Laurier students. Most importantly, every visit is confidential. After hours and still need someone to talk to, call the Peer Help Line: 1.866.281.7337 (PEER). In an urgent, crisis situation after hours, call Crisis Services of Waterloo Region at 519.744.1813, Special Constables at 519.884.0170 x3333 or call 911.
Questions about your health, need testing, or a vaccination? Health Services can help you with sickness from the common cold, to the flu, headaches, migraines, infections, vaccinations, flu shots, TB skin tests, your sexual health, and other health concerns that you may have. Contact Health Services at the Waterloo Campus by phone: 519.884.0710 x3146.
Were you assigned a paper in your class? Are you have trouble with writing your paper or yet even getting started? The on-campus Writing Centre will help you with this! You can book a 50 minute session, or go to the drop in hours if you need a quick question answered. Check out the Writing Centres calendar here to see when they will be holding this years workshops.
Looking to obtain a transcript? Pay fees? Submit your RESP documents? Resolve a finance or payment dispute? Apply for OSAP? Opt out of the WLUSU Health and/or Dental Plan? Change programs? Or anything else that has to do with registration (LORIS) & records, invoices & student accounts, OSAP and financial aid, transcripts, letters, & forms, or other general inquiries? Service Laurier is the right place to go!
WLUSU enhances the holistic student experience at Wilfrid Laurier University by providing innovative resources and effective representation within a safe and empowering campus community. The website also serves as a social media forum with events, tickets and even job postings. See for yourself.
Scary final just around the corner? This program helps students with proper learning strategies and study skills, helping you succeed! The SI Centre also provides weekly supplemental instruction sessions to increase your chance of success in the courses you take. There is a lot of positive reviews for the SI sessions, especially for first-year biology and chemistry so be sure to check them out!
Looking to obtain your official transcript? You need to contact Service Laurier or click on the Transcripts link above. Be sure to order it a few weeks in advance. Ordering it for immediate printing costs more than double the original cost. So think smart! Do you really need an official transcript? Looking to get your unofficial transcript for free and easily? Check out this document: