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Niagara College

Niagara College

General Information

Niagara College serves over 9 000 full-time students on their 3 campuses in Southern Ontario at Welland, Niagara-on-the-Lake, and Niagara Falls.

Niagara College has a large number of programs, offered through their 21 academic schools:

  • School of Academic and Liberal Studies
  • School of Administration Studies
  • School of Business and Management
  • School of Community Studies
  • School of Computer Studies and Engineering Technology
  • School of Constructive Studies
  • School of Culinary Studies
  • School of Electrical and Electronics Studies
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • School of Health Studies
  • School of Horticulture and Agribusiness
  • School of Hospitality and Tourism
  • School of Language Studies
  • School of Mechanical Studies
  • School of Media Design
  • School of Motive Power Automotive Studies
  • School of Photonics Studies
  • School of Justice Studies
  • School of Spa and Salon Studies
  • School of Welding Studies
  • School of Winery, Viticulture and Brewery Studies 

The addresses for Niagara College campuses are:

Welland:
300 Woodlawn Road
Welland, Ontario L3C 7L3
(905) 735-2211

Niagara-on-the-Lake:
135 Taylor Road
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0
(905) 641-2252

Niagara Falls:
5881 Dunn Street
Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 2N9
(905) 374-7454

www.niagaracollege.ca

Disability Services Available

Office for Students with Disabilities

At Niagara College the office for students with disabilities is called the Accessibilty Services. Disability Services is the primary place to find out about all of your disability related needs.

Accessibility Plan

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

Documentation Required

Niagara College requires documentation (PDF) to show proof of a disability in either:

  • Medical documentation from a qualified practitioner describing the nature and history of the disability or condition, as well as any other pertinent information
  • A report or assessment from a qualified practitioner (i.e. for Learning Disabilities)

 

For more information about required documentation or how to obtain proof of your disability, contact the Niagara College's Disability Services directly.

Support Services Available

Health Services

Each campus has a Health Services Department which is staffed by a registered nurse, with doctor’s appointments available by booking in advance.

Counselling Services

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

Library Services & Academic Support

The Library & Learning Commons at the Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake campuses of Niagara College offers various resources for students including databases, journals, e-books, and e-videos. The Library & Learning Commons also offers services for students such as research guides, citation help, academic drop-in session, and accessible facilities, and resources for students with disabilities. The Peer Services Tutoring program at Niagara College offers academic support for students in a variety of courses for students at the Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake campuses.

Other Support Services

Financial Aid

Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards

Niagara College's Financial Aid and 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 the Niagara College'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

Niagara College’s Residence Office offers apartment style accommodations for students at the Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake campuses. Residence allocation operates on a lottery system with students being added to a waiting list if not initially accepted. Each apartment unit includes 2 private bedrooms, a shared washroom and a shared kitchenette. Building amenities include:

  • Common lounges
  • Common study rooms
  • Common kitchens
  • Access to a front desk
  • Maintenance
  • Laundry facilities

All rooms in residence come furnished and include internet access and local telephone service. Residence rates vary depending on the year, and payment plans are available. Meal plans are optional and can be purchased separately if desired.

To access appropriate accommodations and support in residence, students with special requirements must complete a Request for Special Consideration form, during the residence application process.

Off-Campus Housing

Niagara College offers an off-campus living service where landlords can advertise rental properties available.

Getting Around

Campus Accessibility

Niagara College offers campus maps information for each campus.

Niagara Transit

Niagara Transit is comprised of buses. Full-time students at Niagara College do not receive a bus pass included in their tuition. Transit Bus Routes are provided for each of Niagara Transit buses. Niagara Transit conventional buses offer priority seating at the front of the bus for persons with disabilities.

Accessibility
Niagara Transit conventional buses offer priority seating at the front of the bus for persons with disabilities.

The Chair-a-Van provides curb-to-curb transportation by appointment only for persons who are unable to use conventional transit due to physical, visual and cognitive challenges. Persons who require an attendant to travel with them, are able to have the attendant to travel free of charge. More information about what the Chair-a-Van offers and the eligibility guidelines and application is provided on their website.

Academic Programs

Niagara College offers Full-Time Studies, Continuing Education, Apprenticeships and many other courses.

Contact Information

Welland Campus

Disability Services
(905) 735-2211 ext 7602
Located in Room SE102

Health Services Department
(905) 735-2211 ext 7635
pmckee@niagaracollege.ca

Counselling Services
(905) 735-2211 ext 7778
Located in Room SE102

Library & Learning Commons
(905) 735-2211 ext 7767
library@niagaracollege.ca

Financial Aid and Awards
(905) 735-2211 ext 7618
finaid@niagaracollege.ca

Residence Office
(905) 732-9700
info.welland@niagararez.ca

 

Niagara-On-The-Lake

Disability Services
(905) 641-2262 ext 4408
Located in Room W102

Health Services
(905) 641-2252 ext 4449
cphilbrick@niagaracollege.ca
 

Counselling Services
(905) 641-2252 ext 4409
Located in Room W102

Library & Learning Commons
(905) 641-2252 ext 4413
library@niagaracollege.ca

Financial Aid and Award
(905) 641-2252 ext 4209
finaid@niagaracollege.ca

Residence Office
(905) 641-4435
info.notl@niagararez.ca

Checklist

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