FREQUENTLY ASKED STUDENT QUESTIONS - Davis Campus
I don’t know my user name or password. How do I apply for OSAP? Where do I pick up
If you forget your user name or password or are having my OSAP loan?
problems with your account visit Room B195* with valid You can apply for free online at http://osap.gov.on.ca/. Be
photo ID or call the Office of the Registrar at 905-459-7533 advised that it may take 4 to 6 weeks to process your
(select option #4, then #1). * On Sept.4th, visit Room B123 * application. If you have already applied, OSAP loans will be
released from Sheridan‘s Financial Aid Office (Room B200) –
Do I have health and dental plan? check your loan status online to make sure it is available for
Yes. All students (excluding international students) are covered
pick up. To receive your loan, you must present your Social
by the Sheridan SU Health and Dental Plan until August 31st.
Insurance Card, valid government issued photo ID, and a void
For a complete coverage details, visit www.ihaveaplan.ca. If
cheque (or your bank account number and bank transit
you are already covered by an equivalent plan, you can opt out
anytime on or before September 21st.
How can I apply for a job on campus?
Where do I get my timetable? There are a variety of on-campus part-time job opportunities
To access your timetable, log in to AccessSheridan at
for students at Sheridan. To learn about recent job postings,
https://access.sheridaninstitute.ca/ and click on OASIS Self
visit the Career Centre (Room B219) or check for postings
Service EnrollmentMy Weekly Schedule. You must
online at https://jobs.sheridaninstitute.ca/
change the ―show week of‖ date to September 8th in order to
view your timetable. Who can I talk to about my financial
Where is my SLATE course? situation?
If you cannot access SLATE or cannot see a particular class in You can obtain assistance in person at the Financial Aid Office
your list of SLATE classes call (905) 459-7533 ext. 2150 or (Room B200) or over the phone (905-459-7533, select option
email firstname.lastname@example.org with your student number, #1, then dial ext. 5061). No appointment is necessary—
user name, and missing course name and code. students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. You can
also email Financial Aid at: email@example.com.
How do I register for a General Elective?
You will enroll in a General Elective via AccessSheridan. For Where do I find out about Scholarships and
assistance, visit the Student Advisement Centre (Room B231). Bursaries, and how do I apply?
You can obtain information and application forms for privately
How do I find out what textbooks I need? sponsored scholarships and bursaries from the Financial Aid
Your timetable acts as your unofficial booklist. The 4-letter and Office (Room B200). All students who need financial
5-number course codes (e.g. MATH 10000) correspond with assistance are encouraged to apply for Sheridan‘s Tuition Set-
textbooks in the Bookstore (Room B107). Aside Bursary online at AccessSheridan (Fall Deadline=Oct.9th)
Where can I add/drop a course?
You should always discuss your decision to add or drop a
Can I speak to a Counsellor?
Free professional counsellors offer a solution-focused approach
course with a Student Advisor in the Student Advisement
to support students. Feel free to drop in during drop-in hours
Centre (Room B231) or with your Program Coordinator. If you
every Monday to Friday in Room B230.
decide to add or drop a course, please visit the Office of the
Registrar (Room B201). The last day to add a class is Is there someone I can talk to if I am
September 14th and the last day to drop a class without
struggling with my first year of college?
academic penalty is November 27th.
The Student Advisement Centre staff is dedicated to helping
Where do I get my student ID card? you make the transition to college by providing you with
You must have your student ID card with you at all times as advice, information, and assistance to help you navigate your
campus security conducts random checks. You can get your way through your Sheridan experience. Feel free to drop by the
card from the ITSC (Room B195). Please ensure that you bring Centre (Room B231) where staff will work together with you
government issued photo ID, and your student number. If you to ensure you have all the information you need. You can also
lose your student ID card, you can purchase a replacement card e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org (you will receive a
from Room D100 for a fee of $10. response within 24 hours).
Can I receive credit for courses taken at Does Sheridan offer tutoring?
another College or University? Free math and English tutoring is available in the Career
Advanced Standing recognizes the courses that you attained at Centre (Room B219). If you encounter problems in a different
another College or University and allows you to earn credit for subject area, Peer Tutors are available at a cost of $20.00 for 10
them. You can pick up an Advanced Standing Form from the hours of tutoring. For more information about our Tutoring
Student Advisement Centre (Room B231). You must provide Program or to apply for a tutor, please visit the Career Centre
an official transcript and course outline of the course you wish (Room B219) or http://www1.sheridaninstitute.ca/services/career/.
to receive credit for.
Where can I get a Student Handbook? Where do I get my Library Card?
You can pick up your Student Handbook from the Sheridan Your student ID card acts as your Library Card.
Student Union Office (2nd floor of the Student Centre).
Where can I buy a Parking Pass?
How do I find a telephone extension or e-mail You may purchase a Parking Pass from the Office of the
address for Faculty, Staff or Administration? Registrar (Room B201). Please be advised that parking after
Sheridan extensions and e-mail addresses are listed in the 3:00 p.m. is free. Prices (including taxes) for 2009-10 are $8.00
Corporate Directory at http://it.sheridanc.on.ca/corpdir/. You daily, $163 for one semester, and $300 for two semesters.
can also call the Switchboard Operator for assistance at 905-
459-7533 or press ‗0‘ on a Sheridan internal phone. Where can I get public transit info? Where
can I buy bus tickets and monthly passes?
I have a physical, emotional or learning Please visit the Bookstore (Room B107) for bus schedules, city
disability. What kind of assistance is maps, and Brampton Transit tickets, and the Office of the
available to me? Registrar (Room B201) for Discount Application Forms for
Disability Services is committed to providing fair and equitable GO Transit.
access to all students with disabilities by taking an GO Transit Brampton Transit
individualized approach to help you meet your academic goals Single-ride Varies $ 3.00
and achieve your full potential. To learn about what kind of 10-ride depending on $25.00
Weekly pass starting point/ $26.00
accommodations can be arranged for you, visit Disability Student monthly pass destination $102.00
Services (Room B230).
Where is the Lost and Found located?
What does the Athletics Centre offer? The Lost and Found is located in the Security Office (Room
Your gym membership is included in your student fees, and B113).
your student ID card acts as your membership card. Take
advantage of the Athletic Centre‘s cardio room, weight room, Where can I find out about events going on at
and gymnasium. For a minimal fee, you can also sign up for the college?
various fitness classes and intramural sports. For more To keep up to date on campus events, frequently check the
information, check out the Athletics website at Student Union website at www.sheridansu.net/ or drop by the
athletics.sheridaninstitute.ca/. Student Advisement Centre in Room B231.
How can I find a place to live off-campus? ANY OTHER QUESTIONS?
Updated local housing lists are available online at Please visit the Student Advisement Centre in Room B231, or
www.places4students.com. e-mail email@example.com or call 905-459-7533
Athletics and Recreation C-wing, 1 Floor
Bank Machines (2) Outside of the Rec Room, Cafeteria
Cafeteria B-wing, 1 Floor
Career Centre B219
Cooperative Education Office B219
Counselling and Disability Services B230
Financial Aid Office B200
Health Centre B202
International Centre B227
IT Support Centre B195
Office of the Registrar B201
Open Access Computer Lab B123, B125-B128, B131
Security Office B113
Student Advisement Centre B231
Student Union (SU) Office 2nd Floor of the Student Union Building