Resources available at Fanshawe

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Whether you’re a student or a faculty member at Fanshawe, it’s extremely important for you to familiarize yourself with some of the services the college has to offer. Let’s briefly look at some essential services available on campus.

ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES

Accessibility services help connect students with potential funding opportunities, accommodations, and other resources applicable for students living with any type of disability. This also includes students with learning disabilities, medical conditions, and mental illnesses.

RETAIL SERVICES

Find gifts, Fanshawe gear, course materials, mugs, bus tickets, and more! Be sure to visit any of Fanshawe’s several variety stores along with Fanshawe College’s Tech Zone, Red Zone, and campus store.

CAREER SERVICES

Speak with a career services consultant or partake in a mentoring program through this resource.

THE SHARING SHOP

The Sharing Shop is a donation-based service organized by student volunteers, who help provide necessities to students struggling with financial need.

FANSHAWE STUDENT UNION

The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) is a student-led organization whose mission is to support students. They specialize in implementing activities, opportunities, and events to enrich everyone’s college experience.

LIBRARY LEARNING COMMONS

Aside from the variety of study spaces and books, this library also offers 3D-printing, events, ESL support, and much more.

HEALTH SERVICES

There are many resources available on campus for taking care of your health and wellness. Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic, Fanshawe Student Centre Pharmacy, Student Wellness Centre, and the Oral Health Clinic are fully equipped and operating to help students with any health-related concerns.

INSTITUTE OF INDIGENOUS LEARNING

Academic, social, recreational and many other services are available for Fanshawe’s First Nations, Inuit and Mètis students. This institution also offers connections within the community regarding matters in social services, housing, and political involvement.

MEDIA SERVICES

Video editing consultation and loans on media equipment services are available here

OFFICE OF THE OMBUDS

While obeying the values of confidentiality and fairness, this office collaborates with students to resolve disputes which interferes with the learning success of students. They assist with everything from making referrals to help writing appeals to connecting with student service departments.

SEXUAL VIOLENCE SUPPORT & EDUCATION

Students seeking confidential support for sexual violence or sexual health-related concerns can refer to Fanshawe’s Sexual Violence Prevention Advisor, Leah Marshall. “Sex is really stigmatized in our society,” said Marshall. “We do educational campaigns on campus as well as different activities that run throughout the year to help break down myths and stereotypes. It’s all about creating a safer, healthier community.” Marshall’s support services strictly follow the principles of confidentiality.

TEST CENTRE 

Whether you’ve missed a test or are registered with accessibility services, the test centre operates to accommodate you. Be sure to book an appointment to secure your space.

COUNSELLING SERVICES

Crisis support, workshops, and peer support services are some of the amenities implemented by counselling services.

TRANSIT SERVICES

Locker and parking rates are available on a single term basis, along with easy online payment methods. As well, all full-time Fanshawe students obtain a London Transit Commission (LTC) bus pass for public transportation upon their registration with Fanshawe. Visit the LTC website for schedule and route information.

Fanshawe works to arrange facilities on campus to better assist students during their time here. There are numerous resources on campus, from financial support to volunteer opportunities to headset rentals. Research and reach out to any facility to book an appointment and they’ll be more than happy to assist you.