Paul Menton Centre - Carleton University

Paul Menton Centre - Carleton University The Paul Menton Centre (PMC) is the designated department at Carleton University that coordinates disability services on campus. The Paul Menton Centre is responsible for the coordination of academic accommodations and support services for students with disabilities.

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We’re excited to join the action on Instagram!We’ll be using the platform to share key dates, deadlines and university u...
07/21/2021

We’re excited to join the action on Instagram!

We’ll be using the platform to share key dates, deadlines and university updates; content geared to supporting student success; connect students with resources available on the Carleton campus; and more!

Find and follow us @CarletonPMC to be in the loop when things get started!
https://www.instagram.com/carletonpmc/

We’re excited to join the action on Instagram!

We’ll be using the platform to share key dates, deadlines and university updates; content geared to supporting student success; connect students with resources available on the Carleton campus; and more!

Find and follow us @CarletonPMC to be in the loop when things get started!
https://www.instagram.com/carletonpmc/

08/21/2020
Meta-cognition, Outcomes, Resilience and Education (MORE) - Paul Menton Centre

PMC is excited to introduce the MORE pilot program!

Meta-cognition, Outcomes, Resilience and Education (MORE) is a program for new PMC-registered students aimed at the improvement of academic and mental health outcomes through enhanced supports.

MORE is designed to replace/phase-out the MESS program.

Additional details about the pilot, instructions to receive a referral to the program, and who to contact with questions is all available on our website: https://carleton.ca/pmc/current-students/more/

"MORE" Meta-cognition, Outcomes, Resilience and Education (MORE) is a pilot program for new PMC-registered students aimed at the improvement of academic

08/19/2020
PMC Fall Orientation - Paul Menton Centre

NEW STUDENTS: Don't forget to register for PMC Fall Orientation!

With live presentations, a student success panel, and a Q&A session, this virtual event is the perfect opportunity to become acquainted with PMC services, staff, faculty, and programs that support the individual learning needs of students registered with the centre.

Check out our website to view the event schedule and register to attend:https://carleton.ca/pmc/registering-with-pmc/pmc-fall-orientation/

The Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities encourages all incoming and/or new PMC Students to participate in a two-part PMC Fall Orientation*

08/14/2020
PMC Fall Orientation - Paul Menton Centre

Hey new students, have you registered for PMC Fall Orientation yet? We encourage all new PMC students to register for our two-part virtual event.

With live presentations, a student success panel, and a Q&A session, this is the perfect opportunity to become acquainted with PMC services, staff, faculty, and programs that support the individual learning needs of students registered with the centre.

Check out our website to view the event schedule and register to attend: https://carleton.ca/pmc/registering-with-pmc/pmc-fall-orientation/

The Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities encourages all incoming and/or new PMC Students to participate in a two-part PMC Fall Orientation*

Wondering how to make the most of online learning?Professor Chris Motz, from the Carleton Department of Psychology, has ...
07/20/2020
The Science of Academic Success

Wondering how to make the most of online learning?

Professor Chris Motz, from the Carleton Department of Psychology, has launched a YouTube series about the Science of Academic Success.

Click the link for more information on the series and to watch to introductory video!

https://carleton.ca/pmc/2020/the-science-of-student-success/

Wondering how to make the most of online learning? Professor Chris Motz, from the Carleton Department of Psychology, has launched a YouTube series about the Science of Academic Success. Each video discusses a different aspect of successful university-life, what the research and science has to say ab...

07/08/2020
Registering with PMC - Paul Menton Centre

New to Carleton University?

The Paul Menton Centre (PMC) is the designated department at Carleton University that coordinates disability services on campus. In addition to providing test, exam and classroom accommodations, PMC focuses on assisting each student to develop the skills and strategies needed for academic success.

New students are encouraged to book an intake appointment during the summer to avoid potential wait-times during September semester start.

To learn more about PMC’s service offerings and registration process, visit our website or contact us at [email protected], or at 613-520-6608.

https://carleton.ca/pmc/registering-with-pmc/

To register with PMC To register with the Paul Menton Centre, you will need to book an intake appointment with a PMC Disabilities Coordinator. During the

07/07/2020
MyPMC Portal - Paul Menton Centre

Don’t forget to request your accommodations for your late summer term courses!

Students who have received PMC accommodations previously can submit their request by logging into the myPMC Portal on Carleton Central or by booking a phone appointment with their coordinator. If this is your first time requesting accommodations or you’d like to book an appointment, please email our front desk at [email protected]


Visit our website to learn more about requesting accommodations using the myPMC portal.

https://carleton.ca/pmc/current-students/mypmc-portal/

MyPMC is part of the University's ongoing efforts to integrate services for students with disabilities at Carleton. To activate myPMC, you must meet with

03/19/2020

To support the University’s effort to promote social distancing on campus, and for the safety of our students and staff, the PMC office is physically closed but we are maintaining services remotely.

For current students registered with PMC: Your PMC Coordinators are working remotely. Please contact them via email. If a meeting is required, they will arrange a phone call or videoconference with you.

To register with PMC: We welco​me all new students to please email [email protected] and one of our staff members will start the intake process.

For all other inquiries, email [email protected] or call 613-520-6608 and someone will respond to you.

For​ campus-wide updates, visit the CU Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage. The Coronavirus COVID-19 website is also an excellent source of information.

Join us!A series of three one-hour workshops around employment and the neurodiverse student.Hosted by READ (Research, Ed...
03/10/2020

Join us!
A series of three one-hour workshops around employment and the neurodiverse student.
Hosted by READ (Research, Education, Accessibility and Design); presented by Laura Brawn (David C. Onley Institute).
When:
Two sessions of three workshops each will be held:
Mondays: 2-3pm; March 9, 16 and 23
OR
Thursdays: 2-3pm; March 12, 19 and 26
Where:
PMC Boardroom; 501F UC
Questions or Disability Accommodation Needs?
Contact Laura Brawn, [email protected].

The Paul Menton Centre and The Peace Room invite you to attend guided meditation sessions, no registration needed. Come ...
03/09/2020

The Paul Menton Centre and The Peace Room invite you to attend guided meditation sessions, no registration needed.

Come as you are; all staff, faculty, and students are welcome!
What to Bring:
– Your busy mind
– Water bottle
– Optional: yoga mat, block or pillow
Accommodations: accessible entrance and washrooms, low lighting, soft furnishings.

Stressed? BounceBack has you covered!Mental and physical health are fundamentally linked. BounceBack can help you get ac...
12/16/2019

Stressed? BounceBack has you covered!

Mental and physical health are fundamentally linked. BounceBack can help you get active by doing the things you love and learning how to plan more exercise into your life, please visit bouncebackontario.ca

Take care of your body. Mental and physical health are fundamentally linked. BounceBack can help you get active by doing...
12/11/2019

Take care of your body. Mental and physical health are fundamentally linked. BounceBack can help you get active by doing the things you love and learning how to plan more exercise into your life, please visit bouncebackontario.ca

Take care of your body. Mental and physical health are fundamentally linked. BounceBack can help you get active by doing...
12/04/2019

Take care of your body. Mental and physical health are fundamentally linked. BounceBack can help you get active by doing the things you love and learning how to plan more exercise into your life, please visit bouncebackontario.ca

National Educational Association of Disabled Students
05/07/2019

National Educational Association of Disabled Students

We are now accepting applications for our disability awards: deadline May 10th! For more info and to apply, visit neads.ca/en/about/projects/ete2/scholarship/.

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Happening NOW! 11am - 1pm, join Accessible Career Transitions (ACT) and Carleton University Accessible Experiential Lear...
01/16/2019

Happening NOW! 11am - 1pm, join Accessible Career Transitions (ACT) and Carleton University Accessible Experiential Learning (CUAEL) staff to talk about next steps!

[Photo description: greyscale photo of the Paul Menton Centre's reception area in the University Centre at Carleton Univ...
01/04/2019

[Photo description: greyscale photo of the Paul Menton Centre's reception area in the University Centre at Carleton University.]

Exams don't need to be stressful!WORKSHOP: Reduce Exam AnxietyWHEN:November 27: 11:00am - 12:00pmNovember 29: 11:00am - ...
11/21/2018

Exams don't need to be stressful!

WORKSHOP: Reduce Exam Anxiety

WHEN:
November 27: 11:00am - 12:00pm
November 29: 11:00am - 12:00pm
December 3: 11:00am - 12:00pm
December 5: 11:00am - 12:00pm
December 7: 11:00am - 12:00pm

WHERE: PMC / 501 University Centre

RSVP: [email protected]

In this talk, Kevin Gotkin charts some possibilities for disability aesthetics, and the protocols that emerge from artma...
11/19/2018

In this talk, Kevin Gotkin charts some possibilities for disability aesthetics, and the protocols that emerge from artmaking that refuses to crystallize within imaginations of the typical.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 20th from 7:00pm - 9:00pm
WHERE: Carleton University Art Gallery (Lower Floor, St. Patick's Building)

ADMISSION IS FREE.
ASL Interpretation will be provided. Carleton University Art Gallery is an accessible building.

Test Talk Workshop:Explore concerns about and strategies for: test preparation, goal-setting, test day, test anxiety, te...
11/12/2018

Test Talk Workshop:

Explore concerns about and strategies for: test preparation, goal-setting, test day, test anxiety, test-writing, and posttest.

2 Options:
• Thurs, Nov 15 (1—2pm)
• Tues, Nov 20 (11am—12pm)

To register, email Bruce at [email protected] or call the PMC front desk at 613-520-6608.

Both workshops will be held in 501 University Centre.

Study Strategies Workshop:Learn study strategies for any discipline (arts, sciences, technology) that can be used for an...
11/10/2018

Study Strategies Workshop:

Learn study strategies for any discipline (arts, sciences, technology) that can be used for any type of test (multiple choice, short answer, essay).

2 Options:
• Wed, Nov 21 (11am—12pm)
• Thurs, Nov 22 (1—2pm)

To register, email [email protected] or call the PMC front desk at 613-520-6608.

Both workshops will be held in 501 University Centre.

It’s go time! We’re looking forward to meeting potential new Carleton students at Make the CUT. Visit us at our table if...
05/02/2018

It’s go time! We’re looking forward to meeting potential new Carleton students at Make the CUT. Visit us at our table if you have any questions about the Paul Menton Centre.

Do you put off assignments and studying until the last minute? Join us at our procrastination workshop on Monday, March ...
02/21/2018

Do you put off assignments and studying until the last minute?

Join us at our procrastination workshop on Monday, March 5th at 1:00 pm to learn about:
– Why people procrastinate
– What type of procrastinator you are
– Specific strategies to help reduce procrastination
– The impact of procrastinating
The workshop will be held in 513 University Centre.

Email [email protected] to register!

We recently made our wordmark more accessible!
02/13/2018

We recently made our wordmark more accessible!

02/07/2018
PMC Notetaking CC

Are you looking to improve your note-taking skills? Want to learn more about new technologies designed to help you capture and organize important lecture information?

We’ll be hosting note-taking workshops this semester to help you get the most out of your classes! For more information on the types of strategies and software that we’ll be discussing, check out our new video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiUPcj3mGXo

Workshops will be held in the PMC boardroom, 501 UC on the following dates:

- Tuesday, February 27— 11am to 12pm
- Wednesday, February 28 — 11am to 12pm
- Thursday, March 1 — 11am to 12pm
- Tuesday, March 6 — 3pm to 4pm
- Wednesday, March 7 — 3pm to 4pm
- Thursday, March 8 — 3pm to 4pm

Email [email protected] to register!

You’re invited to Net Night: Engineering, Computer Science & IT, Carleton University’s first industry-specific networkin...
02/06/2018

You’re invited to Net Night: Engineering, Computer Science & IT, Carleton University’s first industry-specific networking event of 2018!

Students, this is your chance to network exclusively with STEM industry professionals! This event is designed for students in our renowned engineering, computer science, and IT programs to meet and network with employers from high-tech, computing, IT companies and engineering firms.

This is a stand up and mingle style event. You will have the opportunity to mingle and chat with recruiters and industry professionals, make connections, learn more about companies in the industry, and discuss their upcoming employment opportunities. Light food and drink will be served.

Please register to attend on mySuccess (login via Carleton Central).

Any students with a disability who would like assistance navigating this event should contact Career Services via email at [email protected] or by phone 613-520-6611.

Join us at the Financial Services Career Fair for Paul Menton Centre - Carleton University Students on Thursday, Februar...
02/05/2018

Join us at the Financial Services Career Fair for Paul Menton Centre - Carleton University Students on Thursday, February 8th in 2224 Richcraft Hall. Hosted by the Employment Accessibility Resource Network - EARN, along with the Research, Education, Accessibility and Design (READ) Initiative and the Carleton Disability Awareness Centre (CDAC), this career fair will focus on job opportunities in the financial sector open exclusively to students and recent graduates with a disability.

Come join us to find out about a variety of employment opportunities that exist in the financial sector and financial roles in other sectors.

The Career Fair will run in two sessions, 11AM to 2PM and 3PM to 6PM. Register soon for the session you prefer as space is limited.

To register for session 1, please visit: https://events.carleton.ca/financial-services-career-fair-for-pmc-students-session-one/.

To register for session 2, please visit: https://events.carleton.ca/financial-services-career-fair-for-pmc-students-session-two/.

When it comes to writing, do you: Procrastinate? Tell yourself you can't write well? Dread the whole process? Our writin...
01/19/2018

When it comes to writing, do you: Procrastinate? Tell yourself you can't write well? Dread the whole process?

Our writing anxiety workshop will help you understand your writing anxiety and develop strategies to cope with it- and maybe even enjoy writing!

Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Time: 10:00am-11:30am
Location: CUSA Boardroom - UC 513

Email [email protected] to register!

01/17/2018
Requesting accommodations with myPMC

Do you still need to request your accommodations for the winter term? Returning students can submit their request online! Learn how in the video below.

Please note some students may be prompted to schedule an appointment with their PMC Coordinator.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/jDfB7QVJwQ4

Through myPMC you may request and update class, test, and exam accommodations.

Looking to relieve some of your exam season stress? Want to take a break from your textbooks and course notes? Do you li...
12/08/2017

Looking to relieve some of your exam season stress? Want to take a break from your textbooks and course notes? Do you like cute dogs?

Carleton Disability Awareness Centre will have therapy dogs in the UC Atrium today from 12-2pm!

Therapy dogs via CDAC in the UC Atrium today (Dec. 8) from 12-2pm!

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Exam season is here! We're running two more workshops so you can learn how to reduce anxiety in testing situations and i...
12/08/2017

Exam season is here! We're running two more workshops so you can learn how to reduce anxiety in testing situations and improve your performance.

Email Talia ([email protected]) to sign up for one of the following sessions:

- Monday, December 11th 1:00-2:00pm
- Thursday, December 14th 1:00-2:00pm

All workshops will be held at the Paul Menton Centre, 501 UC.

We hope to see you there!

Address

501UC - 1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON
K1S 5B6

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Telephone

613-520-6608

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