Accessibility Policy

If you apply under the Accessibility Policy, you must meet minimum university admission requirements.  Requests for special admission consideration, including any supporting documentation, must be submitted by April 15, 2020. All files will be reviewed at the end of April.  If you are admitted under this policy and do not meet the admission requirements for a specific program, you may be extended an offer to an alternative program in cases where the preferred program is limited in enrollment or is full.

You may be considered under one or more of the following categories:

  1. Extenuating Circumstances
  • Request an individual review by writing a letter directly to the Office of the Registrar, Admissions.
  • Articulate how the special circumstances have impacted your academic performance in your letter or any supporting documentation.
  1. Physical Disabilities or Severe Illness
  • Request an individual review by writing a letter directly to the Office of the Registrar, Admissions.
  • Articulate how the special circumstances have impacted your academic performance in your letter.
  • Supporting documentation must be provided.
  1. Minority Status (Members of Indigenous Communities or Members of a Visible Minority)
  • Request an individual review by writing a letter directly to the Office of the Registrar, Admissions.
  • Articulate how the special circumstances have impacted your academic performance in your letter and/or supporting documentation.
  1. Learning Disabilities
  • Request an individual review by writing a letter directly to the Office of the Registrar, Admissions.
  • Include the following required supporting documentation:
  • a psychoeducational assessment report or documentation from a physician and/or specialist confirming the learning disability and indicating a need for specific accommodations (read details about the appropriate documentation for learning disabilities);
  • an IEP, when available; and
  • a cover letter, written by you, that clearly articulates how the learning disability has impacted your academic performance.
  • The Admissions Office will forward all documentation to the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) Office.
  • Upon review, additional information may be required.
  • The Accessibility – Admissions Committee will make all admission decisions.
  • Admission is not guaranteed.

Note: If you require special accommodation and have not already identified yourself during the application process, it is important to contact SAS immediately upon receiving admission to arrange for required accommodations. Email SAS or call us at 905-688-5550, ext. 3240.

Brock assists students with physical, medical, mental health and learning disabilities through exam accommodations, note-taking, technical assistance and campus advocacy and liaison. The campus is wheelchair accessible and includes accessible housing units.