Learn about services for students at George Brown College, including their accessibility services, peer and academic support programs, financial aid, campus accessibility, and more.
George Brown College serves 15,000 full-time students and 60,000 part-time students on 4 main campuses and several additional locations in Toronto, Ontario. The main campuses are: Casa Loma Campus, St. James Campus, Waterfront Campus, and Ryerson Campus.
George Brown has a wide-range of programs as part of its academic centres:
- Centre for Arts, Design and Information Technology
- Community Services & Early Childhood
- Construction & Engineering Technologies
- Health Sciences
- Hospitality & Culinary Arts
- Preparatory and Liberal Studies
The addresses for George Brown College campuses are:
99 Gerrard Street East
Eric Palin Hall
Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K8
Casa Loma Campus:
160 Kendal Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5R 1M3
St. James Campus:
200 King Street East
Toronto, Ontario M5A 3W8
51 Dockside Drive
Toronto, Ontario M5A 0B6
At George Brown College, the centre providing accessibility services to students is called Accessible Learning Services. Accessibile Learning Services is the primary place to find out about all of your disability related needs. George Brown also has videos outlining some of their services:
- Explaining the role of a Disability Consultant
- Explaining the process for Registering For Disability Services
For more information about accessibility at George Brown College, and their current initiatives to address issues of accessibility, please see George Brown College's Accessibility Plan.
In order to access accommodations at George Brown College, please visit the linked webpage to learn what documentation is required to show proof of a disability.
George Brown does not have a Health Services clinic, however they do provide Off-Campus Resources to students.
George Brown College offers Counselling for any student who may be experiencing stressful events in their life.
George Brown has a Peerconnect program that aims to enhance student well-being and success by offering one-on-one coaching, events, weekly activities, online resources and workshops at every George Brown campus.
George Brown College offers peer tutoring and other learning support through the Tutoring and Learning Centres at the Casa Loma, St. James, and Waterfront campuses to students who are having academic difficulties.
The Library Learning Commons, on the Casa Loma, St. James, and Waterfront campuses, offers services that enable library users who have a disability or are Deaf, deafened and hard of hearing to access library services and resources effectively. The goal of the Library Learning Commons is to provide all learning materials and services accessible. Students who experience accessibility barriers are asked to contact the library staff.
Other Support Services
Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards
George Brown College’s Financial Aid office offers a range of financial assistance which consists of merit-based scholarships, need-based bursaries, and awards based on academic achievement. Information regarding George Brown College’s financial aid is available on their website, as well as complete lists of scholarships, bursaries, awards, and contact information.
George Brown College offers fully furnished, two-bedroom apartments in their on-campus residence, The George. Suites include a kitchenette, three-piece bathroom, and two bedrooms, along with communal space on every floor and 24-hour staff.
Students attending George Brown can contact the Housing Office on campus for assistance in finding off-campus housing.
George Brown offers Maps & Directions for Casa Loma, St. James, and Waterfront campus.
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is comprised of subways, buses, and streetcars. A discounted Post-Secondary Student Monthly Metro Pass is available for purchase for full-time students at George Brown College. Schedules and maps are provided for each of the TTC transit options.
The TTC offers accessible services on both their buses and subways. Accessible services on buses include kneeling features, ramps, lifts, automated next stop announcements, wheel chair and scooter positions, and priority seating. The subways provide accessible services such as wheel chair positions and priority seating. There are elevators at half of the subway stations, with the goal of the remaining stations to be accessible by 2025.
The TTC offers the Support Person Assistance Card which allows users of the transit system who require a support person to have this person travel with them at no additional cost. Persons interested in the support program must fill out the application form.
Wheel-Trans is a service that provides door-to-door accessible transit service for persons with physical disabilities. The TTC has established eligibility guidelines for the use of Wheel-Trans. Persons seeking to use Wheel-Trans must participate in an in-person interview.