CUSA Service Centres

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CUSA Service Centres

  1. 1. CUSA Service Centres<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />The Carleton University Students’ Association offers 9 service centres to meet the diverse needs of Carleton students. Each centre offers valuable resources, volunteer opportunities and engaging events throughout the year. <br />
  3. 3. Aboriginal Service Centre<br />The Aboriginal Service Centre – open to all students – is here to address the unique needs of Aboriginal students at Carleton University. The needs of First Nation, Metisand Inuit students include, amongst many other things, the promotion of their culture, representation amongst the student body, access to Aboriginal-specific programming and the chance to study alongside other Aboriginal students. <br />
  4. 4. Becamps<br />Bill Ellis Centre for Mature and Part-time Students<br />BECAMPS is here to meet the needs of the growing population of mature and part-time students at Carleton University. The centre helps students to balance academics, work and family commitments<br />
  5. 5. CDAC<br />Carleton Disability and Awareness Centre<br />CDAC provides Carleton students with disability and accessibility support and programming while fostering disability pride in the larger community. We are designed to act as a forum for disability issues and to provide advocacy and events that raise disability awareness on campus and in the broader community<br />Can come here to rent wheelchairs<br />
  6. 6. Carleton GLBTQ<br />The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans and Queer Centre operates on a triple mandate of education, advocacy and support. The centre provides workshops, programming, campaigns and peer support accessible to all Carleton students. The centre offers an inclusive safe space for all student regardless of their sexual or gender identity to network, study and engage in community-building<br />There are a number of gender-neutral washrooms located around the school such as on the 3rd floor of the University Centre<br />
  7. 7. Foot Patrol<br />Foot Patrol is a student-run, volunteer based campus safe-walk and patrol service. We operate on weekdays 6pm-12am during the fall and winter semesters and offer our service to students, faculty, staff and visitors of the Carleton Community. Volunteer for five 3-hour shirts for a free t-shirt, and 15 shifts for a free hoodie. <br />
  8. 8. Food Centre<br />The Food Centre offers a variety of program aimed at promoting food security for the members of the Carleton campus community. Check out the monthly good food boxes providing fresh produce (organic available) to Carleton in denominations of $5-$25. The Food Centre also operates an emergency food bank program for students, faculty and staff in need of temporary assistance meeting their basic food requirements<br />
  9. 9. International Students’ Centre<br />The ISC helps international students adjust to life in Canada. We provide support by connecting international students at numerous social events, such as the International Students’ Gala. Our mission is to introduce students to Canadian culture as well as the Carleton community to diverse international traditions. In addition, the ISC advocates for access to student aid, against unemployment discrimination, and to deregulate tuition fees<br />AIDS walk: September 19th<br />
  10. 10. REC Hall<br />Race, Ethnicity and Culture Hall<br />REC Hall strives to ensure an all inclusive and interactive environment promoting the respect, recognition, and appreciation of racial, ethnic and cultural differences to meet the needs of a diverse and multicultural student body. <br />
  11. 11. Womyn’s Centre<br />The Womyn’s Centre provides a safe space for students to come together, run campaigns, provide support, host events, and build equality on campus and in our communities. Become part of the “No means no” campaign and help to end sexual violence on campus. Our extensive resource library and referral system are at your disposal and with the aid of the Womyn’s Centre never be caught without a tampon again! <br />
  12. 12. Safe Space<br />During Orientation week, the overall agreement is that volunteers are not allowed to touch students. This includes HUGGING. <br />If students get violent call Safety<br />Do not tolerate any offensive speech towards Sex, Race, Orientation, etc. If you hear some of your frosh talking negatively about any of these, be sure to step in and let them know that is not acceptable. <br />

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