Canadore College

Learn about services for students at Canadore College, including their accessibility services, peer and academic support programs, financial aid, campus accessibility, and more.

General Information

Canadore College serves 3,500 full-time students and 4,500 part-time students, on their three campuses in North Bay and one campus in Parry Sound, Ontario. They offer many different programs in many areas of interest:

  • Aviation and Aerospace Technology
  • Business and Management
  • Community Justice and Police Studies
  • Culinary Arts
  • Environmental Studies and Biotechnology
  • Health, Human Care and Wellness
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Language, Access and Preparatory Studies
  • Media, Design and Dramatic Arts
  • Skills Apprenticeship
  • Sports Recreation
  • Trades and Technology


The addresses for Canadore campuses are:

College Drive Campus (main campus):
100 College Drive
P.O. Box 5001
North Bay, Ontario  P1B 8K9
(705) 474-7600

Commerce Court Campus:
60 Commerce Crescent
North Bay, Ontario  P1A 0B4

Aviation Campus:
55 Aviation Avenue
North Bay, Ontario  P1B 8G2

West Parry Sound Campus:
1 College Drive
Parry Sound, Ontario  P2A 0A9
(705) 746-9222

Accessibility Services

Accessibility Services

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


Accessibility Plan

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


Documentation Requirements

In order to access accommodations at Canadore College, please visit the linked webpage to learn what documentation is required to show proof of a disability.

Support Services Available

Health Services

The Campus Health Centre at the North Bay campus provides health services by a licensed physician and nurses.


Counselling Services, Academic Support & Academic Advising

Student Success Services at each of Canadore's campuses offers several resources for students, including crisis support, peer tutoring, study skills workshops, and career guidance. 


Library Services

Students at the North Bay campus of Canadore College can access the Harris Learning Library at the College Drive Campus, as well the library at the Commerce Court Campus. Services at both libraries include one-on-one research assistance, adaptive technologies for students with disabilities, wireless computer labs, and extensive online resources that are available on and off-campus.


Other Support Services

Financial Aid

Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards 

Canadore College's Financial Aid offers a range of financial assistance which consists of merit-based scholarships, need-based bursaries, and awards based on academic achievement. Information regarding Canadore 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

Canadore College’s Residence Life Office offers 2-4 bedroom suites for students in residence in North Bay. Residence acceptance operates on a lottery system and students who are not initially selected will be placed on a waiting list. Each suite includes private bedrooms, a shared washroom and a shared kitchenette. Building amenities include:

  • Common lounges
  • Common study areas
  • Access to a 24/7 front desk
  • Maintenance
  • Laundry facilities

All rooms come furnished and include internet access and Canada-wide telephone service. Residence rates vary depending on room selection. Payment plans for residence fees are available. Meal plans are not currently offered.

Canadore College offers barrier-free rooms for students requiring special accommodations. Students should provide details on the Medical, Accessibility, and Special Consideration section when completing the acceptance information in order to provide Canadore College with more information about how one can supported in Residence.

Getting Around

Campus Accessibility

Canadore College's North Bay facilities are fully accessible.


North Bay Transit

North Bay Transit is comprised of buses. Full-time students at Canadore College receive a bus pass included in their tuition. Routes and schedules are provided for every transit route that North Bay Transit provides.


Twenty-two of North Bay Transit’s buses are buses with features such as low floors, priority and courtesy seating. North Bay Transit allows one companion to travel with a rider free of charge.

The Para-Bus Service is a door-to-door transit service for persons with physical disabilities who are unable to ride on the conventional buses. Persons who require a support person ride with them are able to do so, at their own cost. More information about Para-Bus and the eligibility guidelines and application is available on their website.

Academic Programs

Canadore College offers Full-Time ProgramsApprenticeships and many other courses.

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