Student Services at Cambrian College
Student success depends on hard work, self-motivation, positive attitude and support from faculty, the college, friends and family. We’ve created this page as a resource for you, our faculty and staff, to pass along to your students.
The links lead to Cambrian College’s website where students can find more information to help them as they navigate through their college years. We encourage you to introduce and talk about all of the support and services that Cambrian offers to our students, both on-campus and online.
Glenn Crombie Centre for Accessibility and Wellness
The Glenn Crombie Centre is a multi-service complex that promotes accessibility and success for students. If you have ever been diagnosed with a learning disability or experienced difficulties in your education prior to coming to Cambrian College, the Glenn Crombie Centre can help. The Glenn Crombie Centre provides the following:
- Personal care rooms with lifts and accessible washroom and shower facilities
- Accessibility advising and support
- Testing or classroom accommodation services
- Note-taking and interpreter services
- Alternate format and print material services
- Assistive technology training and support (i.e., speech recognition, text-to-speech and organizational software, digital recorders, technical aids, FM systems, etc.)
- Assistance developing learning strategies
- Confidential short-term counselling
- Psycho-educational assessments by the Northern Ontario Assessment and Resource Centre
- Academic and testing accommodations
Wabnode Centre for Indigenous Services
The Wabnode Centre for Indigenous Services supports Indigenous, Métis, and Inuit students in their transition to college life.
They help students keep a connection to their community and culture throughout their postsecondary journey.
Wabnode is offering the following services virtually:
Academic advising, navigating funding opportunities, connection with a cultural coordinator and Elder, scholarships and bursary application assistance, counselling, housing and banking assistance, and reference letters.
Wabnode’s Cultural Coordinator can provide videos on traditional ceremonies, seasonal changes, the moon phases, Bear Feast, and sweetwater.
They also provide online workshops, such as Traditional Hand Drums and Shakers, Leather and Bead Work, Music and Painting, and Traditional Storytelling by Elders.
Cambrian has a variety ways to support Wellness on campus for students, there are also many activities and ways to get involved.
You can sign up to be a Student Wellness Ninja! This program includes a unique two-hour training called Cambrian Cares. You will be a part of a group of like-minded people that want to bring positivity to our Campus. Being a part of this program includes many Wellness activities, resources, initiatives, and a chance to network, learn new skills and have some fun. Join 100 other fellow Cambrian Student Wellness Ninja’s today!
Check out everything that Being Well on Campus has to offer by clicking here!
Or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!
WeConnect is a student assistance program (SAP) offering short-term therapy to students and their eligible dependents. Access compassionate and confidential support for your health and wellness. Access is available 24/7 by phone or virtual resources, worldwide. Care is immediate by connecting with the intake team and there is no level of payment required.
Call or text 1-888-377-0002 or find more information through www.wespeakstudent.com.
Cambrian Health Plan
As part of your ancillary fees, you will have access to a health plan. Paid through Cambrian College but managed by our provider at We Speak Student.
At the start of each academic year you are charged fees for the full year ahead (September – August 31st/January to August 31st/May to August 31st).
At the start of each academic year you have options. You can change from the defaulted plan to a more dental or vision focused plan OR you can opt-out of the plan entirely if you are able to support us with the name of your alternate provider.
You also have the options of opting in family members by the same dates.
Visit www.wespeakstudent.com to make any changes to your plan.
The Library and Learning Commons is the College’s central location for information, study, and research. The Library has a huge collection of information resources for your research assignment needs.
The Library is accessible 24/7 through their website. There you can find thousands of articles, eBooks, videos, and curated research guides for your program area.
You can also online chat/text with Library staff or email email@example.com.
The Learning Centre
We want every student to succeed. To ensure that happens, the Learning Centre provides free tutoring for a broad range of subjects, as well as support for general arts and science programs.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (705) 566-8101, extension 7262.
How to book a tutoring appointment.
First Step Centre
Cambrian’s First Step Centre is here to support you. College is fun, but it can also be overwhelming and a bit scary at the beginning, so lean on the support of the Centre if you need help transitioning into your program or simply just navigating college life.
The First Step Centre also hosts a variety of workshops for students, like how to cook on a budget or handle your finances. Keep an eye out for what the Centre has to offer through Facebook.
For questions, email email@example.com
The Enrolment Centre
Contact the Enrolment Centre for:
- Online registration assistance
- Help resetting your myCambrian password
- Adding or dropping a course
- Transfer credit
- Tuition payments
- Your Student ID
- Financial aid
- And more!
To better assist us in meeting your needs virtually, please update your contact information (email address, mailing address, phone number, and emergency contacts) in your myCambrian account.
To update your information, find the ‘Your Personal Checklist’ section within your myCambrian account under the ‘Student’ tab.
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (705) 566-8101, extension 3003.
As a student and graduate, the Career Centre is your hub for all things related to your career success – on-the-job training required to complete your program, job opportunities, and more.
- Off-campus job postings (online job board)
- Résumé, cover letter, mock interviews, job search
- View, apply, and interview for co-op/placement opportunities
- Book appointments with your co-op/placement coordinator
Co-Curricular Record (CCR)
- Find and add CCR opportunities
- View and print your CCR record
- Help accessing your myCareer portal through your myCambrian account
Student Life Centre
The Student Life Centre is an on campus eatery that still provides services to students who are not physically on campus.
Online cooking tutorials
The Centre also hosts online fitness classes that you can join. Keep checking our social media accounts for the latest classes being offered.
View online fitness classes
Cambrian Student Indigenous Circle (CISC)
The Cambrian Student Indigenous Circle (CISC) is a student driven, student elected association who promote Indigenous culture in order to improve the quality of Indigenous student life.
Their goal is to help build a sense of community for all students and to help students preserve a healthy body, mind, and spirit through cultural events and awareness.
CISC welcomes all new and returning students to connect.
Cambrian Student Council (CSC)
The Cambrian Student Council (CSC) is a group of dedicated students elected by the student body at Cambrian College.
Council leaders coordinate, promote, and support activities and services for students, including academic grievance representation, bursaries, entertainment, a health plan, student handbooks, political lobbying, and more.
Cambrian Athletic Association (CAA)
The Cambrian Athletic Association (CAA) is the elected body of students that helps the College make athletic programing decisions.
The CAA offers programming to meet both the needs of the recreational and varsity athlete.