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Conestoga College

Conestoga College

General Information

Conestoga College serves 11 000 full-time and 30 000 part-time students on their 7 campuses in the Waterloo region:

  • Doon (Kitchener) Campus
  • Cambridge Campus
  • Guelph Campus
  • Waterloo Campus
  • Cambridge Downtown
  • Ingersoll Skills Training Center
  • Stratford

Conestoga College has 8 faculties and schools, each with their own academic programs and departments:

  • School of Business and Hospitality
  • School of Career and Academic Access
  • School of Engineering and Information Technology
  • School of Health & Life Sciences  and Community Services
  • School of Liberal Studies
  • School of Media & Design
  • School of Trades and Apprenticeships
  • Conestoga Language Institute

The addresses for Conestoga College campuses are:

Doon (Kitchener) Campus:
299 Doon Valley Drive
Kitchener, Ontario  N2G 4M4
(519) 748-5220

Cambridge Campus:
850 Fountain Street South
Cambridge, Ontario  N3H 0A8
(519) 748-5220

Guelph Campus:
460 Speedvale Ave West
Guelph, Ontario  N1H 6N6
(519) 824-9390

Waterloo Campus:
108 University Avenue East
Waterloo, Ontario  N2J 2W2
(519) 885-0300

Cambridge Downtown:
150 Main Street, Suite 402
Cambridge, Ontario  N1R 6P9
(519) 623-4890

Ingersoll Skills Training Center:
420 Thomas Street
Ingersoll, Ontario  N5C 3J7
(519) 485-5666

Stratford Campus:
130 Youngs Street
Stratford, Ontario  N5A 1J7
(519) 271-5700

www.conestogac.on.ca

Accessibility Services

Accessibility Services

At Conestoga College, the centre providing accessibility services to students is called Accessibility Services. Accessibility Services is the primary place to find out about all of your disability related needs.

Transition Programs

Conestoga College offers 2 transition programs for students with disabilities. PASS (Post-Secondary Accommodations, Supports and Strategies) is for students with learning disabilities, and STEPS (Summer Transition Experiential Program for Students) is for students who have a mental health diagnosis. 

Accessibility Plan

For more information about accessibility at Conestoga College, and their current initiatives to address issues of accessibility, please see Conestoga College's Accessibility Plan.

Documentation Required

To access accommodations, students must submit the following documents to the Accessibility Services:

For Learning Disabilities and ADHD

  • A current, formal psychoeducational assessment, completed and signed by a registered psychologist

For Physical and Medical Disabilities and Mental Health Conditions

 

For more information about required documentation or how to obtain proof of your disability, contact the Conestoga College Accessibility Services directly.

Support Services Available

Health Services

Conestoga College's Health Services, located on the Doon campus provides health care and services to all registered students.

Counselling Services

Conestoga College offers Counselling Services for any student who may be experiencing stressful events in their life.

Academic Support

The Learning Commons offers free academic services and resources as well as leadership and professional development opportunities to support student success at Conestoga. The Learning Commons offer four core academic services: Learning Skills, Peer Tutoring, Math, and Writing.

Library Services

The Library and Resource Centre at the Doon and Cambridge campuses offer a range of resources for students such as library catalogues, e-books, articles, and journals. Students can also access instructional services, borrowing services, and bookable meeting rooms. The Library and Resource Centre provides accessible facilities, and resources for students with disabilities. Students with disabilities are encouraged to contact Accessibility Services if they require specific accessible materials.

Other Support Services

Financial Aid

Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards

Conestoga College's Financial Aid & Awards Office offers a range of  financial assistance which consists of merit-based scholarships, need-based bursaries, and awards based on academic achievement. Information regarding Conestoga's financial aid is available on their website, as well as complete lists of scholarships, bursaries, awards, and contact information.

Residence and Housing

On-Campus Housing

Conestoga College’s Residence and Housing Office offers private and traditional style suites for students on Doon campus. Residence assignment operates on a lottery system and students who are not selected in the initial round of room allocations are placed on a waiting list. Traditional style suites include 2 students to a room with a shared washroom and kitchenette. Private suite style residence includes 2 private bedrooms with a shared kitchenette and a shared washroom. Building amenities include:

  • Common study areas
  • Common lounges
  • Housekeeping
  • Maintenance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Access to a front desk

All rooms come furnished and include internet access, cable television and local telephone service. Residence rates vary depending on room selection, and payment plans are available. Meal plans are optional and operate on a declining balance system.

Students requesting special accommodations should fill out the Medical, Accessibility, and Special Consideration form when filling out the online residence application.

Off-Campus Housing

Conestoga College offers an off-campus housing listing service where landlords can advertise rental properties available.

Getting Around

Campus Accessibility

Conestoga College offers maps and locations for each campus.

Grand River Transit

Grand River Transit (GRT) is comprised of buses. Full-time students at Conestoga College are eligible to purchase a 4 month Term College Pass. Schedules and maps are offered for every transit route that GRT provides. The GRT provides the easyGO Mobile Application, which allows users to have instant access to real time transit information.

Accessibility
GRT provides accessible transit with features such as low floors, kneeling features, and a ramp. Users who require a support person to travel with them, can apply for the Transit Support Person Program, which will allow the support person to travel with the user free of charge. 

Academic Programs

Conestoga College offers Full-Time Programs, Trades and Apprenticeship, and many other programs.

Contact Information

Doon Campus

Accessibility Services
(519) 748-5220 ext 3232
asoffice@conestogac.on.ca
Located in Room 1A107

Health Services
(519) 748-5220 ext 3679
healthservices@conestogac.on.ca
Located in Room 1A102

Counselling Services
(519)-748-5220 ext 3360
Located at Student Life Centre, Room 1A101

The Learning Commons
(519) 748-5220 ext 2308
Located at Learning Commons, Room 2A103

Library and Resource Centre
(519) 748-5220 ext 3361
lrcinfo@conestogac.on.ca
Located in B Wing Room 2B5

Financial Aid & Awards Office
(519) 748-5220 ext 3378
financialaid@conestogac.on.ca 
Located in the Student/Client Services Building

Residence and Housing Office
(519) 895-2272
info@conestogarez.ca 
Located at 99 Conestoga College Boulevard

 

Cambridge Campus

Accessibility Services
(519) 748-5220 ext 4523
asoffice@conestogac.on.ca
Located in Room A2219

Counselling Services
(519) 748-5220 ext 3360 or 4523
Located in Room A2219

The Learning Commons
(519) 748-5220 ext 2308
Located in Room A1103

Library and Resource Centre
(519) 748-5220 ext 3361
lrcinfo@conestogac.on.ca
Located in Room A1109
 

Guelph Campus

Accessibility Services
(519) 824-9390 ext 6156
asoffice@conestogac.on.ca
Located in the Welcome Centre, Room A5

Counselling Services
(519) 824-9390 ext 6156
Located in the Welcome Centre

The Learning Commons
(519) 824-9390 ext 6156
Located in the Welcome Centre Room A5

 

Waterloo Campus

Accessibility Services
(519) 748-5220 ext 5224
asoffice@conestogac.on.ca
Located in the Adminstration office, Room 1C04

Counselling Services
(519) 885-0300 ext 5224
Located at the Campus Adminstration Main Office Room 1C4

The Learning Commons
(519) 885-0300 ext 5224
Located in the Administration Office

Checklist

Use this checklist to create an overview of the services available at Conestoga College, and to determine if the services meet your needs.