Explore options. Ask for help. Be yourself.

At Brock, you are surrounded by people who care — we care about you and we are always here for you. We provide numerous resources to help with your academic, wellness, safety and financial concerns. With BrockU 4U, you can get the most out of your Brock experience.

We are expanding BrockU 4U this year to include a series of virtual orientation experiences that will provide you with personalized support, from your transition to Brock in the summer and throughout your first year as a Badger.

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ACADEMICS

CAMPUS SAFETY

FINANCES

WELLNESS
AND ACCESSIBILITY

GET INVOLVED

LIFE AT BROCK

ACADEMICS

Welcome to Brock! Your academic success is important to us. We have many ways to support you if you are looking to improve your academic success.

A-Z Learning Services is part of the dynamic Student Life & Success department.

A-Z Learning Services provides free academic support for all students to help them reach their full potential in university and beyond. These services include workshops, drop-in services, tutoring and online resources. All services are available online for Fall 2020. See website for details.

Student Success Centre, Thistle Complex 129
https://brocku.ca/student-life-success/learning-services/

Our Academic Advisers will help you to understand the academic structure at Brock and to realize the variety of options available to you. For program specific questions, please connect with your specific program advisor, contact information can be found in the link below and by clicking on Advisor Directory.

Contact Information: adviser@brocku.ca
https://brocku.ca/academic-advising/

A-Z Learning Services offers a pay-per-hour tutoring service for one-on-one subject specific support. Tutors are Brock students who have successfully completed the course. Visit us online to request a tutor or apply to become a tutor. Tutoring is available online for Fall 2020.

Student Success Centre, Thistle Complex 129
https://brocku.ca/student-life-success/learning-services/brock-university-tutoring/

The Library is here to support your research with access to online books, journals, media and more, along with helpful staff to guide you through the information landscape. New to Brock?
Find out more at Discover Your Library!

brocku.ca/library

Drops and Withdrawals

Students can add or drop D1 and D2 courses on their my.brocku.ca portal before September 22, 2020 . After this date, to add a course, students must submit a Course Add form to records@brocku.ca. The form can be accessed online at: https://brocku.ca/registrar/toolkit/forms/#courses
After September 22, 2020, to withdrawal from a course, students must withdrawal from course(s) on their student portal through the Withdrawal Request tab. For step-by-step instructions, please visit: https://brocku.ca/safa/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/WD_UG_ADED_ABED_FW_2020_21.pdf

How can it affects my finances?

Students are financially responsible for all fees incurred by course registration. A student may withdraw in good standing from a course within the period established each term as published in the academic calendar. Students are free to add or drop courses through the online registration system without financial penalty (unless all courses are dropped-see below) while the system is open (see the appropriate registration guide for details). Dropped courses do not appear on the student transcript. After the posted drop date, students may submit a course withdrawal form to the Office of the Registrar in order to discontinue registration in a course. Withdrawn courses appear on the student transcript, along with the date of withdrawal. The final date to withdraw from courses without academic penalty is posted in the appropriate registration guide. Please note that the final date to withdraw without academic penalty is not the same as the final date to drop without financial penalty. All withdrawals have financial penalties.

https://brocku.ca/safa/drops-withdrawals-and-refunds/#undergraduate-withdrawals

How can it affect my transcript?

Students are free to add or drop courses through the online registration system without financial penalty while the system is open. Dropped courses do not appear on the student transcript. After the posted drop date, students may submit a course withdrawal on their student portal in order to discontinue registration in a course. Withdrawn courses appear on the student transcript, along with the date of withdrawal.

How can I switch my program?

To change programs, students must meet with an academic advisor for the program they wish to switch into to confirm requirements. The change of major form can be found online at: https://brocku.ca/registrar/toolkit/forms/#changes-appeals. Once complete, forms can be emailed to records@brocku.ca.

Contact Brock Central via phone Monday to Friday at 905-688-5550 x3052 or email central@brocku.ca
brocku.ca/registrar

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) provides academic accommodations, services and supports to students with a permanent disability or temporary health condition which is affecting academic functioning.

To contact us or enquire about services by email, chat or voicemail: https://brocku.ca/health-wellness-accessibility/sas/contact-us/

The Student Success Centre is a dynamic space offering Brock students with a focused and engaging learning environment with academic supports that empower students as they work towards their educational goals. Our team is ready to answer your questions and help you get connected. Due to Covid-19, the office is currently closed; however, all services are available online. Visit Student Life and Success online or email learning@brocku.ca with your questions.

Student Success Centre, Thistle Complex 129
https://brocku.ca/student-life-success/learning-services/

Students can buy textbooks at the Brock Campus Store, which offers new books, used books, and e-textbooks. Textbooks are purchased online with free shipping on orders over $50* (*some exclusions apply). The Campus Store is also the home of all Brock and Badgers branded clothing and merchandise. Beginning September 6, the Campus Store will be open for in-person shopping and textbook pick up. Please note: all textbooks are only available to purchase online for Fall 2020.

Website: campusstore.brocku.ca
Instagram: @BrockCampusStore

CAMPUS SAFETY

As your second home, Brock works diligently to ensure your safety on campus. We promote a culture and environment where safety is our top priority. We share important information regarding personal safety, crime prevention tips, community-oriented policing initiatives and messages that allow you to stay informed.

The role of Campus Security Services is to provide a safe and secure environment where the entire Brock Community can study, work, learn and live on the Brock Campuses. This includes all of Brock properties, the Main Campus, the Hamilton Campus and the Marilyn Walker School, Campus Security Services is available 24 hours day, 365 days of the year and is located in the Kenmore Centre. After Business hours there is an emergency phone in our lobby which you can use to have an officer meet you. Our full-time emergency Dispatcher Centre located in the building will answer all of your Emergency calls at ext:3200  

We offer a wide variety of services including Lost and Found property.  We also recommend all of the members of our community download the Brock Safety App onto their phone which connects you immediately if required to Campus Security and you can receive Emergency messages and alerts very quickly, as they are sent to the entire Brock Community. 

Students are reminded during the COVID-19 restricted term, they must enter the main campus buildings through one of the main screening entrances (as per public health guidelines): 

  1. The main doors of the Art and Val Fleming Commons, which will give you access to Academic South classrooms Welch Hall and The Walker Complex. Hours for entry: 7:30 AM to 9:30 PM.
  2. The Rankin Family pavilion (RFP), in front of Schmon Tower. Hours for entry: 7 AM to 11 PM.
  3. The Cairns building (front east entrance). Hours for entry: 7:30 AM to 8 PM.
  4. If you are authorized to enter the east campus buildings, please contact security who will attend and pre-screen you.
  5. The main entrance to the Marilyn I. Walker School can be accessed through the front lobby access point where security is located.
     

Please help us to make this process quicker by having your student, staff, or faculty ID with you and use the pre screening questionnaire daily on the Brock Safety App.  Please display your device date that is in green lettering before you begin your entry to ensure protection of our entire Brock community during through these times. 

Location: Kenmore Centre
General inquires 905-688-5550 x4300
Emergency x3200  

brocku.ca/campus-security

Members of the Brock community are encouraged to use Human Rights and Equity (HRE) as a resource for all issues related to human rights and equity, including incidents of sexual violence, racism, ableism, religious bigotry and/or issues on any of the grounds under the Human Rights Code. In contacting us, you are not committing to any specific course of action, nor will you be pressured into making a decision. HRE serves as a sounding board for problems as well as a resolution service as well as providing education on all grounds related to equity and inclusion. HRE works with many other departments and services on campus to prevent harassment and discrimination from occurring and to quickly address incidents as they arise. 

Human Rights and Equity, Mackenzie Chown E (MCE 206), x4859
brocku.ca/human-rights/ 

Interactive Map
This online tool is for students to familiarize themselves with the Brock campus. Students will then visually see where specific buildings are located on campus, and will be provided with additional information about that location.
brocku.ca/blogs/campus-map/

Download the Brock Apps
Get involved, stay connected, and get the help you need — when you need it. To get the most out of your experience at Brock, install the Brock apps on your mobile device. www.brocku.ca/apps/

Sexual Violence Support and Education helps Survivors access accommodations and supports, assists with the reporting of incidents of sexual violence, provides resources to Respondents in cases of sexual violence and oversees the investigation process for formal complaints under the Sexual Assault and Harassment Policy.  Brock University is committed to training on the topic of sexual violence for any and all community members and will customize workshops for all groups.

Contact x6174 or
svec@brocku.ca for confidential support, as well as information about setting up educational workshops.

For additional resources, please visit: https://brocku.ca/human-rights/sexual-violence/support-resources/  

 

FINANCES

From tuition to OSAP and bursaries we want to make your Brock experience the best it can be! Our services will assist you in managing your finances and addressing any financial concerns you may encounter.

Assists students with schedule challenges, registration issues, questions about your student financial account, OSAP support and important dates regarding academic terms. 
(905) 688-x3052, central@brocku.ca 

brocku.ca/registrar 

WELLNESS
AND ACCESSIBILITY

Brock promotes accessibility, fosters resilience, health and well-being by creating inclusive, supportive and collaborative environments. Brock has a wide variety of services available to support you in these areas.

In the Fall 2020 term, we will be opening facilities gradually for Brock student use.

On Sept. 8, the 50 m pool, a fitness centre in Beddis gym, badminton and basketball courts (basketball – shooting and skills only, no games), the outdoor tennis courts, and field will be available to pre-book your date and time for activity. COVID-19 safety protocols are in place, including the requirement to pre-register for your activity, social distancing between equipment and participants, extra cleaning and sanitization, and the requirement for all to wear masks both in public places and while moving between equipment in the fitness centre.

Virtual as well as limited in-person fitness classes will be offered through the fall.
Limited in-person (small number) intramural activities will be available, as well as virtual challenges and programs.
For more information about booking facility space, go to the Brock Recreation website.

Brock Recreation, Walker  Sports Complex Welcome  Desk (WC), x4060
brocku.ca/recreation
Instragram @BrockRecreation

The Brock Badgers have a longstanding winning tradition spanning 47 different sports, from ball hockey to wrestling and everything in between! From provincial to national success, many of our athletes have continued on to the highest levels of sport to represent, and win, at the international level.

We also pride ourselves on our incredibly loyal fan base! All Brock students get free tickets to our regular season games – simply go to brocku.universitytickets.com and log-in with your student ID to redeem. While COVID-19 has caused the cancellation of the Fall 2020 season, please be sure to visit gobadgers.ca and follow @BrockBadgers on Instagram to know where, and when, you will be able to cheer on your Badgers next.

The BUSU Food First program is a service aimed to address the growing issues of food and health insecurity among Canadian post-secondary students. The program provides support to students in need with a local grocery store gift card.

This service is designed to assist with food and health accessibility and is not intended to be a primary source of food for any one undergraduate or graduate student.

Food first requests are reviewed every Wednesday from 10am-2pm and Friday from 10am-1pm and that students will receive a confirmation email letting them know when their gift card will be available to pick up at the BUSU reception desk.

https://www.brockbusu.ca/services/food-first/

Faith and Life is part of the dynamic Student Life & Success department.

The Faith and Life Department creates safe, inclusive, and accessible opportunities to create student centered community, education, counseling, critical thinking on all kinds of religious, spiritual, and secular beliefs. The Faith and Life Centre is located in Alphie's Trough (just north of Thistle Complex) but will have all of its programming online. See @faithlifebrock on Instagram for details.
Faith and Life encourages all students to explore new beliefs, to grow in their understanding, and to belong to a community that includes students from all avenues of faith and life. No matter who you are or what you believe, you are invited to come and be a part of the Faith and Life community.

The Faith and Life Department is supported by University sponsored Chaplains from a variety of religious identities. Chaplains offer spiritual supports, personal guidance, and small 'c' counselling for the whole Brock University community.

Contact: kmeehan@brocku.ca, zdebruyne@brocku.ca

brocku.ca/student-life-success

This new 12 week program is designed to help students that are feeling overwhelmed develop strategies for coping with stress, studying habits and maintaining a healthy life balance.
brocku.ca/personal-counselling/fita

The Brock University Students’ Union believes that every undergraduate student should have a minimum level of health and dental coverage while studying at Brock. Our plans are comprehensive and can be combined with parent/guardian/spouse coverage. Students with their own coverage of equal or better value may opt out of either portion of the plan (health or dental), or both parts of the plan. This process is done online between September 1st and September 30th.    

Contact Information: Brock University Students Union (BUSU), healthplan@brockbusu.ca. 

Website: www.brockbusu.ca/healthplan 

Brock offers free and confidential counselling services, through Morneau Shepell, to address concerns such as mental health or other emotional, social and personal difficulties. You can book appointments or receive immediate telephone support 24/7 by calling 1-833-BROCK33 (1-833-276-2533). If outside of North America call 001-416-382-3257. Brock personal counselling is located in ST400.
For urgent same day counselling, please go to our website to book yourself a same-day, online drop-in appointment.

brocku.ca/personal-counselling

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) provides academic accommodations, services and supports to students with a permanent disability or temporary health condition which is affecting academic functioning.

To contact us or enquire about services by email, chat or voicemail: https://brocku.ca/health-wellness-accessibility/sas/contact-us/

Student Health Services provides confidential primary health care, prevention programs, wellness education and strategic medical and academic partnerships to promote optimal health and university success.  Due to COVID-19, all medical appointments and programs are being conducted via telephone or video.  No face to face interaction is being done unless absolutely necessary subsequent to proper screening. 

Contact Information: Harrison Hall, 905-688-5550 x3243, brocku.ca/health-services

Housed under the Office of Human Rights and Equity Services, the Student Justice Centre is your campus hub for social and political engagement, education, and activism. We advocate for social justice through campaigns, workshops, and events that challenge racism, colonialism, transphobia, homophobia, ableism, Islamophobia, xenophobia, classism, and sexism. Students can drop into the SJC (TH 252A) at any time for a safe space to hang out, connect with like-minded folks, and discuss social issues that matter most to them.

The Brock Student Justice Centre is situated on the traditional lands of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral Peoples. The territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties and is within the land protected by the Dish with One Spoon Wampum agreement.

The Student Wellness and Accessibility Centre (SWAC) promotes accessibility and fosters resilience, health, and well-being by creating inclusive, supportive, and collaborative environments. We support Brock students through 4 service areas: 

  1. Student Accessibility Services 
  2. Personal Counselling Services 
  3. Student Health Services 
  4. The HUB 

Contact can be made by looking through the four service areas and selecting which service best suits your needs. 
brocku.ca/swac

Student Affairs is part of the dynamic Student Life & Success department. 

The CARE team (Campus Assessment, Response, and Education) manages situations involving students-at-risk of harm to themselves or others due to mental well-being, social challenges, or other concerns. Our goal is to connect the students with the appropriate service(s) that will address each unique situation and provide the student with support to enable a successful future. 

A case team approach is utilized to support at risk individuals in order to facilitate information transfer and to provide a coordinated university response to these situations. The CARE Team meets regularly to discuss any pertinent issues regarding at-risk behaviour. Please see the Students-at-Risk Protocol as well as review the contents within the Orange Folder located at: https://brocku.ca/student-life-success/wp-content/uploads/sites/220/Student-Affairs-Students-at-Risk-Identifying-Responding-to-Distress.pdf 

To submit a concern of any level of severity, please use this form: https://brocku.ca/student-life-success/student-affairs/care-online-referral/ 

GET INVOLVED

Enrich your Brock experience by staying active and engaged at Brock and in the community.

Aboriginal Student Services helps all Aboriginal students, including First Nations, Métis, and Inuit in making a smooth transition to the Brock University community.

x5883, swong2@brocku.ca,
brocku.ca/aboriginal-student-services/

 

If international students have any concerns regarding immigration and cultural advice, UHIP service and support, events, workshops, volunteer opportunities and more should visit the website provided:
brocku.ca/international/current/international-services

It is the mission of the Brock University Students’ Union to effectively represent undergraduate students to all relevant stakeholders and to enhance the benefits of attending Brock University by providing a variety of programs, opportunities, and services while creating an atmosphere and culture of acceptance, inclusion, and tolerance.

Visit www.brockbusu.ca for more information.

While you are getting involved at Brock, why not get recognized? Complete domains in the Campus-Wide Co-Curriculum (CWC) to earn recognition on the Brock University Certificate of Engagement be recognized and corded at Convocation.  

It’s time to get involved; challenge yourself; and try new things.  

Learn more at brocku.ca/experiencebu or log into experience.brocku.ca today. 

The Career Education team supports students in understanding their skills, connecting experiences to jobs, mapping their career goals and building their professional network. 

Connect with us virtually at careerzone.brocku.ca.  The CareerZone online portal provides information about job postings, career and recruiting events, workshops, resources and staff who will help you navigate your options and connect you with opportunities.  We offer weekly virtual drop-in sessions and appointments. 
When Brock’s main campus re-opens, no appointment is needed! Students can drop into CareerZone in Guernsey Market to ask questions about looking for work, creating resumes/cover letters, interview preparation, and more. 

CareerZone, x5115, career@brocku.ca
careerzone.brocku.ca 

BUSU offers over 100 student clubs ranging anywhere from specific to general interests. Getting involved in clubs is a great way to stay engaged, form new bonds and develop professionally. Club information can be found on both on Experience BU & BUSU sites. 

Websites: experiencebu.brocku.ca and brockbusu.ca 

Can’t find the specific club for you or would like to start a new club? Contact the BUSU Clubs Manager Hibo Ahmed today at hahmed@brockbusu.ca. 

Brock’s co-curricular transcript, Experience Plus, provides students with an opportunity to track their co-curricular experiences on an official transcript that highlights skills employers are seeking.  Access your Experience Plus account on my.brocku.ca  

Contact expplus@brocku.ca or visit the CareerZone Resource Centre located in the Guernsey market. 

Get Involved. Get Connected. Experience Brock University! 

ExperienceBU is your gateway to the Brock experience. Find and connect to student clubs and organizations, events, workshops, communities, services and supports, and co-curricular experiences. If it is happening at Brock, it is on ExperienceBU 

And it's only a click away. Check out what’s happening on experiencebu.brocku.ca or in the Brock University Mobile App and get involved! 

Learn more at brocku.ca/experiencebu or log into experiencebu.brocku.ca today!

Experience Leadership. Build skills.

Foundations in Leadership is a professional development series that aims to provide you with the basic building blocks you’ll need to build a successful career and life. Receive certification and build your self-awareness and skills in a variety of areas, such as listening and self-expression, conflict management and problem solving, group work, and strengths-based leadership.
Gain a competitive edge by completing training that employers will be looking for when you graduate.
Foundations in Leadership will be offered in second term. For more information on scheduled classes, visit brocku.ca/leadership-programs

Email: leadership@brocku.ca

The Graduate Students' Association (GSA) represents the interests of all graduate students (Masters and PhD) at Brock University, who are automatically members of the GSA when they enroll in a graduate course of study.  The GSA is involved in several areas and is your voice in ensuring your needs are addressed, some of the services the GSA provides are listed below: 

  1. Graduate Student Health and Dental Plan 
  2. Graduate Student Services 
  3. Professional Development and Involvement for Graduate Students 
  4. Advocating for issues facing Graduate Students, both with the institution as well as through our provincial and national partners 
  5. Events and Programming for Graduate Students 

In addition, the GSA works closely with several campus partners to support our members, most notably with the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) to ensure the best experience for all graduate students.   
The GSA Office is in Mackenzie Chown C-Block, Room 302 (MCC 302)  

Email: gsaoffice@brocku.ca 
Phone: x4094 
Website: brocku.ca/gsa  

 *Please Note* As of March 2020 the GSA has moved to an entirely virtual operation, and this will remain in effect for the Fall 2020 Semester.  The GSA will re-evaluate face-2-face service delivery for the Winter 2021 Term closer to that date and will inform our members of any delivery changes.  As such email and social media remain the best methods for reaching us. 

Brock is partnered with over 100 schools in 6 different continents to allow students to enrich their personal growth and gain valuable skills that are necessary to work in a globalized world. If students are interested in one of the life-changing international learning programs, contact Brock International Services. 

International Centre (GLB), x6102, exchanges@brocku.ca,
brocku.ca/exchanges 

Intramural Sports will look different this fall.  We’ll have limited in-person sports, as well as online challenges and events for you to join.  You can get information online at the Brock Intramural website or follow @BrockRecreation for new programming. 

Intramural Information: 
brocku.ca/recreation/intramurals 

Student Life is part of the dynamic Student Life & Success department. 

In Student Life, we facilitate engagement opportunities that encourage extra-curricular and co-curricular learning experiences and that enrich the communities at Brock, in Niagara, and beyond. We offer programs and services that support transition and first-year experience, campus involvement and events, leadership development, community engagement and volunteerism, co-curricular mapping and off-campus living.    

Contact Information: Student Life Involvement Commons (Mackenzie Chown A204), 905-688-5550 x6321, studentlife@brocku.ca, brocku.ca/student-life-success 

If you're a student who has transferred to Brock from another post-secondary institution, you're invited to join the Transfer Connect group. 

Transfer Connect is a means for all of Brock's transfer students to come together and share resources, stories and laughter. Established largely as a social group, the members drive the activities and events to suit their needs. We meet weekly to socialize, network, de-stress, get involved, trouble-shoot challenges, and chat about courses and assignments. For Fall 2020, all meetings will take place online using Microsoft Teams. 

Join Transfer Connect on Experience BU: https://experiencebu.brocku.ca/organization/transfer-connect. 

Welcome Week is a memorable time in an incoming students’ university experience. It’s when you meet your classmates, develop friendships, and learn everything about what Brock University offers in terms of academic services, student support services and ways to get involved. In Fall 2020, incoming students are invited to participate in Virtual Welcome Week to celebrate the start of the academic year and their journey at Brock. Virtual Welcome Week takes place in September during the first week of school and is filled with online events and programming to meet the needs of all students. For more information on Welcome Week, including event schedules, FAQs and tips, please visit brocku.ca/orientation.

LIFE AT BROCK

From finding a place to live, to finding a place to eat – we’re here to help make your life at Brock as great as it can be.

Show your Brock and Badgers pride! As the official supplier of all official Brock University products, the Campus Store offers a wide selection of clothing, merchandise and all of your tools to be successful at school- course material, stationary, and technology. 

Stay Connected! Follow @BrockCampusStore on Instagram   

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and limited service offerings on campus, students can take a virtual tour to familiarize themselves with campus through the following: 

  1. Live Virtual Tours are offered weekdays at various times, as well as on select weekends. Sign up at https://discover.brocku.ca/tours/. 
  2. Living in residence? Ask your Residence Don to give you a tour. 

Guernsey Market located in the lower level of the Schmon Tower 

The Guernsey Market will be the dining facility open during the Fall Term 2020 and will be available to all students, faculty and staff members on-site during this time frame. 

Hours of Operations for Fall Term:

  • Monday to Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 
  • Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Please refer to https://brocku.ca/dining-services/brock-card/meal-plans/ for updates on Brock Dining Services throughout the 2020-21 Academic Year, as hours of operations and service style may differ per semester. 

Meal Plans 

NEW! Beginning Academic Year 2020-2021 Brock University will be launching All-Access Dining. 
An All-Access meal plan provides unlimited meals either 5 days (Monday to Friday) or 7 days a week to both DeCew and Lowenberger dining halls. You can eat as much as you like while in the dining hall and you can enter and leave the dining hall as often as you like. 
Meal plans are mandatory for all students residing in residence with the exception of those living in Gateway. If you are living in a traditional residence, Lowenberger, DeCew, Vallee, or Earp, you will be required to choose a 5-day or 7-day All- Access meal plan. 
If you are living in a non-traditional residence, Village or Quarry View, or Lofts Block 9 you have the choice of purchasing a Townhouse Plan, Townhouse Plus Plan, 5-day or 7-day All Access meal plan. The Townhouse Plan gives you 10 swipes per week and the Townhouse Plus Plan gives you 15 swipes per week into either DeCew or Lowenberger dining hall. Unused swipes will expire at the end of each week. 
All plans include both Dining and Flex dollars to enjoy at our other campus dining locations. 

Meal Plan Assignments for Residence Students Fall Term 2020 

All students living in Village Residence & Quarry View Residence in the Fall have been automatically assigned a modified, 5-Day All Access meal plan. For the Fall term, this meal plan has been modified to a Declining Cash Balance (DCB) meal plan. This modified DCB meal plan will ensure that you are able to have sufficient funds to purchase meals plus snacks, five days a week, over the 16-week Fall semester in the Market. 
** Please note**: if conditions continue to improve related to COVID-19 for the Winter Term, the modified DCB meal plan will shift to the original 5-Day All Access meal plan. 
For more information regarding the Modified, 5-Day All Access DCB meal plan, as well as the original All Access and Townhouse meal plans, please visit https://brocku.ca/dining-services/brock-card/meal-plans/. 
 
Do you have dietary inquiries? If so, please email Nick Paulino, Executive Chef at paulino-nicholas@aramark.ca. 
Do you have questions regarding meal plans, dining and/or flex dollars? If so, please email brockcard@brocku.ca (Brock Dining Services email support hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM). 

Residence Life Staff  

All residences have Residence Life Staff (RLS) who are trained to be a support and resource for residence students. The RLS enforce the Residence community standards, which are the expectations for behaviour within residence. 
For more information on living on campus please view the 2020-21 Residence Townhouse Handbook: https://brocku.ca/residence/wp-content/uploads/sites/188/ResidenceHandbook_2020-FA-WEB-1-1.pdf 
 
Website: brocku.ca/residence 
Social Media: Instagram @BrockResidences 

 

In Fall 2020, lockers will not be available for use in the Walker Sports Complex.  Should there be changes for the winter, we will communicate the information through @BrockRecreation as well as on the Brock Recreation website. 

Brock Recreation website: www.brocku.ca/recreation 

As we continue to put the health and well-being of our Brock community at the forefront of our delivery model, the Brock Card office has prepared a list of FAQs, such as: Do I need a Brock Card for the 2020-21 Academic Year, How to Complete your Brock Card Photo Submission, and How do I replace my Brock Student Card, to help students navigate through the Brock Card processes. 

Please visit the Brock Card website, https://brocku.ca/dining-services/get-your-brock-card/ for the most up to date information, as we continue to work with our community partners on best practices. Email Support is available via brockcard@brocku.ca, Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Have a Meal Plan, Dining or Flex Dollars question?  Please email brockcard@brocku.ca. 

BU4U Engagement Communities

BU4U Engagement Communities provide all first-year students living off-campus with a range virtual opportunities to make connections, access resources, be supported and build community at Brock. Engagement Communities offer a six-week program to help first-year students adapt to university life. With guidance from trained senior student Peer Mentors, new Brock students will participate in virtual events and programming focused on academic success, interest-based co-curricular involvement, Niagara community engagement, friendship-building, leadership skills development, and more!

In a year like no other, BU4U provides all first year off-campus students with opportunities to bridge the gap between school and home, making the transition to Brock easier. More information is available at: brocku.ca/fall/bu4u/

Neighbourhood Relations

Off-Campus Living and Neighbourhood Relations at Brock University is committed to working with students, residents and community partners to foster positive neighbourhood relations. Have questions or concerns related to living off-campus, connect with us!

Student Life & Community Experience,  905-688-5550 x3271, ocl@brocku.ca, brocku.ca/student-life-success/student-life/off-campus-living/neighbourhood-relations/

Niagara Community Legal Clinic

For free legal advice, we recommend that you connect with Niagara Community Legal Clinic. This organization completes student intake over the phone. Please note that in order to get free legal advice, you must note that you are a Brock student. While legal advice over the phone is free of charge, if you choose to pursue legal action there may be fees associated with additional services or supports - determined by the legal aid office. Please be advised that you should have all information supporting your case readily available in advance of your call.

For more information, please visit:
www.niagaracommunitylegalclinic.com or call 905-682-6635 to schedule an appointment.

2020-21 parking passes are available for purchase online ONLY. 

For more information please visit brocku.ca/parking. 

Banks 

Taking in proximity to campus, these are just some of the banks available near Brock within the Niagara region: 

  1. Scotiabank (On Campus – Thistle Hallway) 
  2. TD Canada Trust (240 Glendale Ave): Bus 335 
  3. Bank of Montreal (228 Glendale Ave): Bus 335 
  4. RBC Royal Bank (344 Glendale Ave): Bus 335 
  5. CIBC Branch (221 Glendale Ave): Bus 335 or 336 
  6. Meridian Credit Union (210 Glendale Ave): Bus 336 

NOTE: There are multiple Scotiabank ABMs located around campus.
NOTE: All Bus options leave from Brock 

Shopping 

There is a multitude of areas to shop that are in proximity to Brock including: 

  1. The Pen Centre (221 Glendale Ave): Bus 335 or 336 
  2. Outlet Collection at Niagara (300 Taylor Rd): *No public transportation available right now 
  3. Fairview Mall (285 Geneva St): *No public transportation available right now 
  4. Brock U Campus Store (Plaza Building) 

NOTE: All Bus options leave from Brock 

Grocery Stores

The closest grocery stores to campus are: 

  1. Zehrs (221 Glendale Ave): Bus 336 or 335
  2. Sobeys (343 Glendale Ave): Bus 335
  3. Bulk Barn (210 Glendale Ave): Bus 336 

*Check out which days student discounts are offered. Make sure to show your Student card
NOTE: All bus listings above leave from Brock 

Students looking to travel home can purchase tickets through Megabus or GOTransit. For exact information, students can refer to the websites for these services.

Megabus:
ca.megabus.com

GO Transit:
gotransit.com

Brock students can access St. Catharines and Thorold Transit during the academic term by showing their Brock Card.  There is an app for smartphones called SC Transit (St. Catharines Transit) that can be downloaded for free to provide up-to-date bus times and routes via GPS Tracking. 

Contact Information: Brock University Students’ Union (BUSU) 
Brockbusu.ca/services/transit