Student Services

Need some help during your academic journey? Below is a list of student supports that are available to assist you along the way.

Students at the DC Oshawa campus bus loop.

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Access and Support Centre (ASC)

Creates inclusive learning environments designed for diverse learners and includes:

  • Accessibility coaching
  • Assistive technology
  • Counselling
  • New intake appointments
  • Peer coaching


Are you okay?

Find available mental health and wellness resources available at DC and beyond, including:

  • Campus Health and Wellness Centre
  • DC Students Inc. Outreach Services
  • Good2Talk helpline
  • I.M. Well (Student Assistance Program)
  • Ontario 211 Community and Social Services Helpline


Gain access to confidential and comprehensive healthcare services, including:

  • Medical clinic
  • Mental health services
  • On-campus pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy, chiropractic and massage therapy


Campus Library

DC’s friendly and knowledgeable library staff can help you find the resources you need, and offer many services such as:

  • 3D Printing and equipment loans
  • Borrowing services
  • Course reserves
  • Interlibrary loans
  • Study rooms


Career Development office

Our team of coaches are ready to assist students with all things career-related, including:

  • Cover letters and resumé writing
  • Job search assistance
  • Career coaching
  • Interview prep
  • Workshops


Co-operative Education (co-op) office

Students in identified programs have the opportunity to gain paid work experience and apply in-class learning through a co-op. The Co-op Office helps with:

  • Applying for co-op
  • Preparing for a work term
  • Transferring to a co-op program


DC Students Inc. (DCSi)

DCSI, the independent student association representing all DC students, provides access to:

  • Legal Aid Clinic
  • Outreach services
  • Riot Radio
  • Student health plan


Financial Aid and Awards

The Financial Aid and Awards office provides students with assistance in:

  • Budgeting
  • Financial literacy
  • OSAP
  • Scholarships and bursaries


First Peoples Indigenous Centre (FPIC)

FPIC offers a holistic approach to education while serving Indigenous students with a focus on their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being. Their services include:

  • Indigenous coaching and resources
  • One-on-one counselling with Traditional Elders
  • Workshops and traditional ceremonies


International Education office

The International Education office provides international students with individualized supports during their academic journey through:

  • Arrival services
  • International Orientation
  • Student support


Office of Campus Safety

The Office of Campus Safety protects the rights of everyone on campus while promoting a professional, respectful and safe campus environment through:

  • Campus identification services
  • Emergency management
  • Public safety and security
  • Student conduct

T: 905.721.3211 or ext. 2400

Office of Student Diversity, Inclusion and Transitions (OSDIT)

OSDIT ensures all students feel welcomed and supported on campus by providing diverse, comprehensive programming and services, including:

  • Indigenous student supports
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Student life and orientation
  • Sexual violence awareness


Office of the Registrar

DC's enrolment services employees provide a wide variety of student services to prospective students, applicants, registered students and DC graduates, including:

  • Answering general inquiries
  • Processing payments
  • Registration assistance
  • Student records

Email Oshawa enrolment services
Email Whitby enrolment services

Reach, Include, Support and Elevate (RISE)

RISE provides support for students who identify as having barriers to achieving success and offers:

  • Mentoring
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Student success events


Student Academic Learning Services (SALS)

SALS helps students reach their academic goals by providing access to more than 1,000 resources to support learning, including:

  • Peer tutoring
  • SALS Online resources
  • Subject and learning skills support
  • Writing and English language support



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