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June 7 | AODA Call for Action: Enabling Change

Are you looking to grow your organization’s customer base, improve your end-user experience, or target the untapped market of consumers with disabilities? Do you want your business to be recognized as a progressive and inclusive industry leader in accessibility?

This seminar, led by Accessibility Consultant Christine Karcza, will review the business imperative for accessibility, diversity, and inclusion, as well as the requirements for aligning with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) through hands-on learning activities and peer-led panel discussions.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Ryerson University

Visit the event page to register and for more information.


Amended Spring/Summer Term Dates

From May 27 to June 2, 2017, Ryerson University and the Faculty of Arts will be hosting the 86th annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences (Congress 2017), Canada's largest academic gathering.

In order to accommodate more than 8,000 academics, researchers, policy makers, and practitioners on our campus, there will be no undergraduate, graduate, or Chang School* classes from Saturday, May 27 to Friday, June 2, 2017. Dates have been adjusted as follows:

  • The Spring term will start the week of May 1 and will be extended by one week. Classes will end the week of June 19.
  • The Summer term will start the week of June 26 and end on August 14.
  • The Spring/Summer term will start the week of May 1 and end on August 14.
  • The Spring Engineering Transition program will start on May 15 and end on July 10.

*Chang School Exceptions
The following courses will run during the week of Congress 2017, but the amended term end and grading dates will apply:
CDCM 999 Business Communications Intensive (new)
CDFC 999 Summer Fashion Intensive
CDFP 999 Photography Studies Intensive
CDID 999 Interior Design Intensive
CDMP 999 Summer Film School
CDPB 999 Publishing Intensive
CDPR 999 Public Relations Intensive
CKME 999 Data Analytics Fast Track
CKPM 999 Project Management Fast Track

All Chang School Image Arts courses that are taught in a lab will run during Congress 2017.

There are a few other exceptions that will run through Congress week. Please visit Congress 2017 – Chang School Exceptions page for more information and for the complete list of Chang School exceptions.

To learn more about Congress 2017, go to Ryerson Congress 2017.


New! Experiential Learning Exchange (ELX)

Ready to target your education for career advancement? The Chang School’s Experiential Learning Exchange (ELX) is a flexible model that emphasizes hands-on, project-based activities and connects you with coaches, expert advisors, and peers. Customize your learning experience through coaching-based modules, in-depth master classes, and opportunities for networking and mentoring.

Whether you’re at the start of your career or well advanced towards your career goals, the ELX is an efficient way to enhance core competencies and get practical experience solving real-world challenges so you can move to the next level. Get started: