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Remote Learning: Student Support Hub

We want to help our students succeed – and to provide support in the key areas that influence your academic and personal success. In the transition to remote learning, we know there can be challenges. We’ve compiled this guide for you to find the resources and support that make the journey easier.

It's important to take care of yourself – in all aspects of your life – so be sure to ask questions, get the help you need, and look after yourself and one another.

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Academic Advising

Laurier’s academic advisors are currently working remotely and are still available to help you. You can reach out to your advisor today – find their contact information and more advising resources by selecting your campus, department and/or faculty on the Academic Advising page.

Academic Course Support

Virtual Workshops

You have access to a suite of online workshops geared towards your academic success. These workshops, offered throughout the spring and summer terms, will help you build essential skills and develop your knowledge in important areas like:

  • virtual learning strategies
  • time management
  • group work fundamentals
  • study strategies for quizzes, midterms and finals

For a full listing of academic skills workshops available and for registration links, select your campus from the workshop page.

One-on-One Appointments

One-on-one appointments focused on learning and study skills, writing, and mathematics and statistics are offered virtually and can be booked through the Student Success Portal.

Online Resources

Accessible Learning

If you are a student with accommodation requirements during the spring, intersession and summer term, the Accessible Learning Centre (ALC) is accepting applications for new students to Laurier or current students new to using the ALC's services. Visit the ALC registration page to learn more about the application process.  

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We continue to offer a number of wellness resources you need to take care of your mental health. Reach out to any of our mental health counsellors or access resources for support.

Virtual Appointments

Book a virtual appointment with a Wellness Centre counsellor:

  • Brantford: call 519.756.8228 x5803
  • Waterloo: call 519.884.0710 x3146

Text and Email Support

Get online chat/text support 24/7:

Contact your deans of students for help:

Connect Online

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Stay Social

  • Zoom web conferencing is now available to students, staff and faculty to support online learning, meetings between students, staff and faculty and to promote collaboration.

Career Development and Networking

  • The Career Centre has a suite of resources and services available online:
    • appointments
    • workshops
    • Career Development Certificate
    • eNewsletters
    • Navigator portal

Laurier Stays At Home 

  • Stay connected with #LaurierStaysAtHome, a series of online and virtually led social events and activities. Online movie groups and games including virtual bingo are just some of the events planned during April. All Laurier students are invited to participate regardless of campus or year of study.

Stay Fit