Learn about services for students at Seneca College, including their accessibility services, peer and academic support programs, financial aid, campus accessibility, and more.
Seneca College has several campuses at 10 locations within the Greater Toronto Area, including their 4 main campuses:
- King Campus (King City)
- Newnham Campus (Toronto)
- Markham Campus (Markham)
- Seneca @ York Campus (Toronto)
Seneca College offers advanced diplomas, certificates, degrees, diplomas, and graduate certificates through a wide variety of programs.
The addresses for their 4 main campuses are:
13990 Dufferin Street
King City, Ontario L7B 1B3
(416) 491-5050 or (905) 833-3333
8 The Seneca Way
Markham, Ontario L3R 5Y1
1750 Finch Avenue East
Toronto, Ontario M2J 2X5
(416) 491-5050 or (416) 493-4144
925 Airport Road #580
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 6X6
Seneca International Academy:
8 The Seneca Way
Markham, Ontario L3R 5Y1
1 York Gate Boulevard
North York, Ontario M3N 3A1
Seneca Downtown Toronto:
30 Wellington Street West, 5th Floor (Commerce Court South)
Toronto, Ontario M5L 1E2
At Seneca College, the office providing accessibility services to students is called Accessible Learning Services. Counselling and Accessibility Services is the primary place to find out about all of your disability related needs.
Seneca College offers transition programming for students with disabilities through a two-day summer workshop called Ready… Set… Success!, and evening sessions for students and parents once the semester has begun.
In order to access accommodations at Seneca College, please visit the linked webpage to learn what documentation is required to show proof of a disability.
The Seneca Medical Centre located at the Newnham Campus provides a range of services to students by their health care team, which includes registered nurses and medical doctors.
Seneca College offers counselling services through Counselling and Accessibility Services for any student who may be experiencing stressful events in their life.
Seneca College has Learning Centres located on its 4 main campuses, where students can receive tutoring, attend workshops and receive supplemental instruction in English, mathematics, and program specific subjects.
The SMILE Mentoring Program at Seneca College is designed for first year students who would like to receive mentorship from upper year students.
The libraries at Seneca College offer various resources for students including databases, journals, e-books, and e-videos. The libraries also provides services for students such as group study space, subject guides, and citing sources.
Each Seneca student is assigned an adviser who can assist them in educational planning, graduation requirements, academic regulations, and any program-related questions.
Other Support Services
Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards
Seneca 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 Seneca College’s financial aid is available on their website, as well as complete lists of scholarships, bursaries, awards, and contact information.
Seneca College offers the Work Study Plan for students, which is a need-based program for students to secure on-campus employment.
Seneca College’s Residence Office offers suite style accommodations for students in residence. Residence is guaranteed to all incoming students if they apply before the deadline. Each apartment unit includes 2 private bedrooms, a shared washroom, and a shared kitchenette. Building amenities include:
- Common lounge
- Common study areas
- Common kitchen
- Access to a front desk
- Laundry facilities
All suites are furnished and include internet access, local telephone service, and cable television access. Residence rates vary per year and payment plans are available. Students have the option of purchasing a meal plan if they desire.
Barrier-free rooms are available for students requiring special accommodations. Students are required to provide details on the Medical, Accessibility and Special Consideration section of the residence application, along with proper documentation.
Seneca College offers an accommodation listing service of Off Campus Housing, where landlords can advertise rental properties available.
Seneca offers maps and locations for each 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 Seneca 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.
Seneca College offers a wide range of academic programs. Information about the academic programs and educational opportunities at Seneca College is available on their website.