Niagara College

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

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 academic schools:

  • Canadian Food and Wine Institute
  • School of Academic, Liberal and Access Studies
  • School of Allied Health
  • School of Business and Management
  • School of Community Studies
  • School of English Language Studies
  • School of Environment and Horticulture
  • School of Hospitality, Tourism and Sport
  • School of Justice and Fitness
  • School of Media 
  • School of Nursing and Personal Support Worker
  • School of Technology
  • School of Trades

The addresses for Niagara College campuses are:

Welland Campus:
100 Niagara College Boulevard
Welland, Ontario  L3C 7L3
(905) 735-2211

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

Niagara Falls Campus:
5881 Dunn Street
Niagara Falls, Ontario  L2G 2N9

Accessibility Services

Accessibility Services

At Niagara College the accessibility services office for students is called Accessibilty Services. The Accessibility Services office 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 Requirements

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


Support Services Available

Health Services

Each campus has a Health Centre 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 and 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 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.


Academic Advising

At Niagara College, academic advisors can provide information about programs, help students adjust to the demands of college life, advise students who are on academic probation, and much more. 


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.


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 StudiesOnline LearningApprenticeships and many other courses.

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