To help understand your academic options and degree requirements, it is essential to talk to an academic advisor. Each Faculty and Program has professional advisors who will help you develop your educational plan and keep you on track to degree completion.
If you are a U of M student with a disability who has had support recommended and verified by a registered health professional, SAS is here for you. SAS offers accommodations and services based on your individual needs and the academic standards of your program.
Support services for students with disabilities such as: hearing, injury-related, learning, mental health, medical, physical, visual or temporary disabilities
A test and exam centre
Assistive technology centre and training for coursework and exams
Access to alternate formats of texts and course materials (like e-text, braille and audio)
Transcription and note-taking services
Academic attendants who assist on campus and in the classroom
Assistance to help you better manage aspects of your life that interfere with your academics
Workshops to help you manage symptoms, improve coping skills, become a self-advocate and learn disability-related job search strategies
Register at SAS as early as possible to avoid a delay in accommodations. First year students should register upon receiving acceptance to the U of M – don’t wait until classes begin!
SAS Exam Centre, 155 UMSU University Centre,
SAS Assistive Technology Lab,
335 UMSU University Centre,
Getting around on campus
The Physical Plant department operates a van with a wheelchair lift for transporting students with disabilities between facilities on the Fort Garry Campus. To schedule, contact the SAS Exam Centre at 204-474-6213.
Do you have a concern about your academic standing?
Visit or contact: Student Advocacy,
520 UMSU University Centre,