Help Services (old)

More information is provided below for the major help services.

Academic Advising

The service

The Academic Advisor can help you to

  • Find out more about program requirements.Look over your personal program planner (student profile) to determine how many courses are left to do.
  • Look over your personal program planner (student profile) to plan the sequence of courses to take per semester to graduate (a very important step for all students wishing to take more than the standard number of semesters).
  • Make an informed decision with respect to reducing your course load.
  • Request a course change.
  • Discuss whether to withdraw from a course.
  • Make a program change.
  • Find out about the English Exit Exam or the Comprehensive Assessment for your program.
  • Find out about summer school or courses by correspondence.
  • Obtain a referral for help with academic, or vocational difficulties.
  • Find out about the student success measures available to assist you in reaching your academic goals.
  • Students who transfer to St. Lawrence from another college can make an appointment to meet with the Academic Advisor. E-mail kikip@slc.qc.ca to make arrangements.

For whom

All St. Lawrence students and students transferring from another CEGEP can consult the Academic Advisor. In some cases, high school students will also be invited to consult the Academic Advisor.

When and where

You can consult the Academic Advisor by making an appointment, dropping in during regular business hours (time permitting) or sending a MIO message.

For more information

Consult the Academic Advisor.

Adapted Services

The service

The Special Education Technician’s role is to:

  • Provide the necessary accommodations for the students who have special needs, in order to foster their integration, as well as success in their learning, both in general education or continuing education
  • Support teachers and all other staff members who work with students with disabilities

For whom

  • Student with sensory disabilities (visual impairment / hearing impairment)
  • Student with physical disabilities or with mobility impairment (cerebral palsy / spina bifida / ataxia / etc.)
  • Student with learning disabilities (dyslexia / dysorthographia / dyscalculia / cognition / ADHD)
  • Student with neurological disabilities (autism spectrum disorder / TCC / multiple sclerosis / dysphasia / etc.)
  • Student with organic problems (cancer / diabetes / fibromyalgia / chronic fatigue / migraine / etc.)
  • Student with a persistent mental health disorder (anxiety disorder / mood disorder / eating disorder / borderline personality disorder / etc.)
  • Student with a temporary disability (injuries / sickness / medical treatment / etc.) have difficulties, questions or concerns about

What accommodations can you get?

Services and accommodations are determined according to your particular needs. They aim at offering a bridge to help you overcome your limitation, disability or condition that comes from your diagnosis. We can contribute to your academic success by putting the right accommodation in place (e.g.: extra time for exams, specialized software, adapted room, etc.) and by supporting you in the development of strategies. To have a clearer idea of the measures that can be put in place to support you in your educational journey, we invite you to meet with the Special Education Technician.

In this perspective, two keys are essential to your academic success:

  • Understanding the impacts of your diagnosis on your learning abilities
  • Commitment in your educational career and Collaboration with the services offered by the College.

How do I apply to receive services?

This process takes place in a confidential manner. Any transmission of information will be done with your consent. The process consists of a few steps:

  1. Prior to your first assessment meeting with the Special Education Technician, send a certificate or an assessment report indicating your diagnosis to the Special Education Technician via MIO, e-mail or by leaving a paper copy at the front desk. This document must be written by a clinician, member of a professional Order
  2. Make an appointment with the Special Education Technician, by sending a MIO
  3. Attend the assessment meeting with the Special Education Technician, who will evaluate your needs. You will then be granted the proper accommodation that is appropriate to your needs
  4. Commit to the accommodation put in place.

Computer Help

A Computer Technician can help you if there are problems with computers or printers installed in classrooms or labs. Teachers can help you with the software required for your courses. You are responsible for your own laptop computers or other electronic devices, including their maintenance and security.

For whom

All students may ask for a Computer Technician’s help with college computers or printers, time permitting.

When and where

You can consult a Computer Technician by dropping in during regular business hours.

For more information

Consult the Computer Technician.

Don Petzel Memorial Library

Elite Athlete Services

The service

The Academic Advisor can help you plan to succeed at both your college studies and your individual sport, if you have been competing at an elite level.

For whom

The services are provided to student athletes competing at an elite level.

When and where

Appointments can be made to meet in the office of the Academic Advisor.

For more information 

Elite athlete information - Fall 2016 (PDF)


Please contact the Academic Advisor to learn more.

Financial Aid / Loans & Bursaries

The service

The purpose of the program is to enable individuals with insufficient financial resources to pursue their studies by providing financial assistance. Students do, however, retain primary responsibility for the cost of their education.

For whom

The Loans and Bursaries Program is meant for full-time students or students deemed full-time in occupational training, college or university programs. In all cases, enrolment must be in an educational institution that is recognized by the Minister.

When and where

All the information is available online www.afe.gouv.qc.ca. Applying online is strongly recommended to avoid unnecessary delays. If you are submitting your first or subsequent application, this page explains how you apply: http://www.mesrs.gouv.qc.ca/en/aide-financiere-aux-etudes/loans-and-bursaries-program/how-to-apply/
Another interesting tool to know about is the online assessment tool: http://www.mesrs.gouv.qc.ca/index.php?id=1525&L=1
You can estimate the amount of financial aid you might receive for a given year.

For more information

If you are expecting a Guarantee Certificate (students who have applied for financial aid for the first time) you may contact Susie Ratté, Human Resources Officer or Nicole-Anne Daigle, Guidance Counsellor (listed in our Directory).

Guidance Counselling

The service

The Guidance Counsellor is on campus 4 days a week and offers career counselling in both French and English. The Guidance Counsellor can help you to

  • Figure out if you are in the right program
  • Identify your goals which will increase your motivation to carry out your action plan
  • Discuss possible changes you are considering
  • Explore reasons for low motivation
  • Discover ressources to explore careers, programs, scholarship opportunities
  • Understand admissions, program requiremens and selection steps, SAT registration, bursary or scholarship applications

For whom

Career counselling and information meetings are offered to all currently registered St. Lawrence students.

When and where

You can consult the Guidance Counsellor by making an appointment, dropping in during regular business hours (time permitting) or sending a MIO message. Currently registered students may book an appointment online.

For more information

Go to the Career Counselling Services' website.​

Online Tutorials

Online Tutorials

You like watching videos on YouTube? You like e-learning?

To complement the key role of teachers and other student success resources available on campus, Champlain St. Lawrence is offering the following on-line Student Success Tutorials, to help students learn educational strategies and practical tools on their own time, wherever they are.

Time Management

#1- Understanding Where Your Time Goes
#2- Getting Organized
#3- How to Study Effectively


Stress Management

#1- What is Stress and How Does it Affect the Body?
#2- Understanding your own Stress
#3- How to Cope with Stress


Procrastination

#1- Understanding Procrastination
#2- How to Stop Putting Things Off

Cyber Bullying

*These videos were created by Department of Student Services at Champlain College St-Lambert with financial support from Entente Canada-Quebec.  

Peer Tutoring

The service

Tutoring Services, with a second-year student from St. Lawrence who is a trained peer tutor, are free and available in English, French, Science (Math, Chemistry and Physics), Social Science (Math, Macro Economics and Quantitative Methods) and in certain Business classes.

For whom

Any student registered at St. Lawrence.

When and where

The location and the time of the tutoring service will be determined by you and the tutor who you have been matched with.

For more information

Please visit the Student Activities Office in room 272 or contact Joanne Gosselin, Administration Technician (listed in our Directory).

 

Scholarships and Bursaries (Non-Government)

Workshops

Computer User Workshop

The service

The workshops are offered as a free drop-in clinic about using computer software such as Microsoft Office, Google docs, media creation and editing programs, as well as more online services (Prezi, Emaze, Screencast-o-matic, etc.). The intent is to help students use technological tools properly and to widen the scope of tools used to create content. Specific help can be provided to for projects related to any courses or simply to improve general skills in this area.

For whom

The workshop is open to all students.

When and where

The workshops are scheduled every Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30 to 14:00 and are held in room 241.
Some workshop periods will present specific topics (advanced Word edition tools, Excel basics and advanced features, presentation alternatives, etc.). Look for the posted schedules. Also look for online help on the workshop website, which will include video capsules.

English Peer Tutor Drop-in Service

The service

The English peer tutor drop-in service helps students review their errors in written work with the aid of a student who is strong in English.

For whom

The service is available to all students.

When and where

See the promotional information posted in the college and included in SLC News each semester. Most consultations for the workshop are in Room 259 in the library.
Please click on the link below for an appointment
Make an Appointment (coming soon)

For more information

Please contact an English coordinator or teacher (listed in our Directory).

English Writing Workshop

The service

The English writing workshop helps students identify and correct their errors in written work with the aid of an English teacher.

For whom

The workshop is open to all students.

When and where

See the promotional information posted in the college and included in SLC News each semester.

For more information

Please contact an English coordinator or teacher (listed in our Directory).

Make an appointment

Math Workshop

The service

The Math workshop helps students with complete problems with the help of a Math teacher.

For whom

The workshop is open to all students.

When and where

ROOM 327   - F2016 semester
Monday    12:10 to 13:00  M.Huard


Tuesday   12:10 to 13:00 P.Camiré
               13:00 to 13:55 V. Carrier


Wednesday 12:10 to 13:00 S. Hardy


Thursday  12:10 to 13:00 P. Foth
               13:00 to 13:55 J. Klassen

Friday     12:10 to 13:00  A. Lebel

For more information

Please contact a Math coordinator or teacher (listed in our Directory).

You may also apply for extra help with a peer tutor. Please see Joanne Gosselin in room 272 to find out more.

Methodology Workshop

The service

The Methodology Workshop is a one-on-one consultation and coaching service with a teacher and is offered to all students. The aim is for students to improve the quality of their research as well as their research and essay writing skills. Both methodology and the composition of research papers are key areas for student success which are focused on in this workshop.

For whom

The Methodology Workshop is available to all students who need help with doing research and writing essays and research papers.

When and where

The Methodology Workshop takes place in Room 258 in the library. The schedule is determined at the beginning of each semester.

Fall 2016 :

Monday: 12:15-14:00

Tuesday: 12:00-14:00

Wednesday: 10:30-11:30 & 12:30-13:45

Thursday: 11:45-13:45

Friday: 10:30-11:45

Please click on the link below for an appointment.

Make an Appointment

For more information

Please contact a Social Science coordinator or teacher (listed in our Directory).

Programme d'aide en français

 

Le service

Vous avez besoin d’information au sujet des examens d’admission en français dans les universités? Vous désirez perfectionner votre maitrise de la grammaire française? Vous aimeriez recevoir un soutien supplémentaire en français par l’entremise d’un tuteur?

La section française du Département de langues offre des séances d’information pour le TFI et le TFLM (examens d’entrée dans les universités). Plusieurs ateliers de grammaire sont également offerts par les enseignants de français. De plus, l’équipe de tuteurs composée d’étudiants vous permettra de progresser rapidement dans vos compétences en écriture.

Veuillez noter que les étudiants des niveaux 100 et 101 sont automatiquement inscrits au programme de tutorat.

Pour qui

Le service est offert à l’ensemble des étudiants du cégep.

Quand et où

Surveillez nos publicités!

Pour en savoir plus

Veuillez contacter un(e) professeur(e) de français (en consultant notre Directory).

Science Workshop

The service

Students are invited to drop in and bring their science questions to a chemistry, biology and/or physics teacher. No reservation is required.

For whom

The workshop is available to all students in the Science Program.

When and where

The workshop is offered on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings before the beginning of classes (before 8:30 a.m.). The place is determined at the beginning of every semester. See the promotional information posted in the college and included in SLC News each semester.

For more information

Please contact a Science coordinator or teacher (listed in our Directory).