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Steps to Success Information Session

Our Steps to Success Information Sessions allows you to gain information regarding the registration process for Academic Upgrading and speak with a student advisor to ask questions about how Academic Upgrading can help you accomplish your goals. No registration is required for the Steps to Success Information Session - simply click the link below a few minutes before the scheduled meeting time, and our moderator will allow you access to the meeting room. We look forward to seeing you there!

Session Dates:

Topic: S2S Steps to Success Info Session
Time: Thursday  Apr 11, 2024 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 928 5230 3555
Passcode: 326589

Topic: S2S Steps to Success Info Session
Time: May 16, 2024 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 937 9393 1987
Passcode: 481092

Are you:

  • 18+
  • Missing courses required to enter a college program?
  • Trying to upgrade basic or workplace level credits?
  • Wanting to update your academic skills?


  • ACE Communications (Gr.12 English)
  • ACE Apprenticeship Math (Gr.12 Math)
  • ACE Self Management 
  • ACE Computer Foundations
  • ACE Biology (Coming Soon Sept 2024)
  • ACE Chemistry (Coming Soon Sept 2024)


  • Tuition free-program.
  • Financial support for daycare and/or transportation is also available for qualified learners.
  • Qualify for an offer of admission to a college program.
  • Improve your literacy and numeracy skills for employment, apprenticeship or other goals.
  • A supportive adult learning environment with qualified professors.
  • Robust and Interactive Instruction.
  • Take advantage of academic resources such as access to information on How to Apply to College, Applying for Financial Aid & OSAP, and more.
  • Enjoy the added benefits of the use of the Durham College library, cafeteria, and computers.
  • You’ll be surrounded by a community of other motivated, friendly students.


  • A free program funded through the Ministry of Labour, Training, Immigration and Skills Development.
  • Offered every semester, please email for more information on course start dates.
  • Personalized to meet your needs!

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