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Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility

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Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility


Trent Accessibility Resources Page

The following accessibility-related information is available:

Resources for Students

Student Accessibility Services

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) is a team of interdisciplinary professionals who provide support to students with disabilities through one-on-one advising, referrals to campus supports, and adaptive technology. 

Student Accessibility Services

Centre for Academic Testing 

The Centre for Academic Testing (CAT) provides professional proctoring services for accommodated exams for Trent University students registered with Student Accessibility Services (SAS) at Trent in Peterborough. 

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Housing Services - Accommodation Request Information

Housing Services Accommodation Information

Resources for Staff

Human Resources 

The Human Resources website contains information for employees on accessibility related issues including:

  • Accommodation Policy for Employees.
  • Information on workplace illness and injury.

Faculty and Classroom Resources

Faculty Resources at Student Accessibility Services (SAS)

faculty resources at Student Accessibility Services

Faculty Resources at the Centre for Academic Testing (CAT)

Faculty Resources at the Centre for Academic Testing

The CTL has information on and links to information including: 

  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Inclusive Teaching and Classroom Practices
  •  Council of Ontario Universities Accessibility Resources Toolkit

Faculty Resources for Accessible Teaching

Centre for Teaching and Learning Accessibility Resources

Web and Document Accessibility Resources 

Trent's Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility offers training and resources on accessible document creation. New - Accessible Document Tip sheet on Microsoft Word (Part 1)

Visit our accessible document training webpage

Trent's Marketing and Communications Department offers information on web accessibility including requirements and techniques. 

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Accessible MV-1 Transportation

Trent's MV-1 Accessible Van with neon green edge around van

The MV1 is a free-of-charge service. Students, staff, faculty and visitors with disabilities can book the service with 2 business days notice The service can take riders between buildings on Symons Campus and between Symons and Traill Campuses. No medical documentation is required in order to reserve a ride. Learn more about Accessible MV1 Transportation or book an MV-1 ride now!