Accessible Learning

We're here to support you. Our staff are committed to providing a supportive, inclusive, and welcoming on-campus environment.

Welcome to the Accessibility Learning Office at Acadia University, where we are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students, including those with disabilities. We strive to ensure that all students have equal access to educational opportunities and resources.

We recognize that every student's needs are unique, and we are dedicated to providing individualized support to ensure that all students can participate fully in their educational experience. We provide a range of accommodations and support services to students with disabilities, including but not limited to:

  • Testing and classroom accommodations
  • Academic strategy development and workshops
  • Assistance with applications for provincial and national funding
  • Facilitating communication with faculty
  • Employment-related skills development
  • Assistive technology resources
  • Coordinating access to accessible text databases

Our office is committed to promoting a barrier-free learning environment and we work closely with faculty and staff across the institution to ensure that accessibility is integrated into all aspects of the educational experience. We are continually striving to improve our services and welcome feedback from students, faculty, and staff.

To access our services, students are encouraged to contact our office and meet with staff to discuss needs and develop an individualized accommodation plan based on your documentation. Our office also provides resources and support to faculty and staff to ensure they are equipped to provide accessible instruction and services.

We are committed to ensuring that all students have equal access to education and are fully supported in achieving their academic goals. If you have any questions or feedback, please do not hesitate to contact our office at

Acadia Policy for Students with Disabilities Nova Scotia Accessibility Act Accessible Canada Act


General inquiries:

Tel: 902.585.1823, 902.585.1291
Fax: 902.585.1093

Testing inquiries:

Tel: 902.585.1605, 902.585.1649

Grants inquiry:

Tel: 902.585.1823

Workshops & academic support:

Tel: 902.585.1520

Office location:

Rhodes Hall, Rooms 111 - 115, 207, 207A
21 University Avenue
Acadia University
Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6

Office Hours:

Academic Year: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm