Summer Semester Student Services and Programs Available | Queen’s Gazette

While on-campus student activity is quieter during the summer, Student Affairs units continue to offer programs, services, and year-round student advice and support, both online and in person.

For Kingston students, there are several walk-in spaces, including Yellow House, Ban Righ Centre, Four Directions Indigenous Student Center and Queen’s University International Center (QUIC), and Faith and Spiritual Life, where students can meet their peers, get advice and support, study and spend time. There are also in-person activities: QUIC hosts a weekly English Conversation Circle at Mitchell Hall, and Faith and Spiritual Life hosts a weekly lunchtime knitting and crocheting circle and lawn games at the Hall. lunchtime in Summerhill.

Students still looking for summer opportunities can visit the Career Services Summer Jobs website for tools and resources, and can speak with a Career Counselor at the Career Counseling Service at Gordon Hall , or by appointment. There are currently over 330 job openings on MyCareer.

Student Welfare Services (SWS) at Mitchell Hall is open and students can book medical, mental health, accessibility and healthy living appointments. Students, faculty, and staff can check the SWS Events Calendar to register for upcoming events, including Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST) Training on May 18-19 and SafeTalk Training on June 1st.

For students, staff, and faculty who want to stay active on campus, registration is open for summer recreational programs, including group fitness, personal training, intramural and aquatic classes and leadership at the Sports and Recreation Center (ARC). CRA summer hours are now in effect.

Housing and ancillary services have transitioned to summer operations and will welcome guests of all ages to campus from May through August for conferences, summer camps, sporting events, and sightseeing. There are also a few places to grab a bite to eat on campus on weekdays throughout the summer.

For more information and student resources, visit the Student Affairs website, as well as the School of Graduate Studies and Postgraduate Affairs (SGSPA) website for more summer programs for graduate and professional students new and current, including a summer wellness program.

Daily student-led in-person campus tours continue with a Tuesday-Saturday schedule, and preparations are well underway for the launch next month of First-Year Foundation, a suite of online and online opportunities. person for new undergraduates to build their community, support their transition, and find a path to success throughout their freshman year.

The Foundation’s first year includes the summer campus experience of Orientation to Academics and Resources (SOAR), which takes place over several days in July.