Student Accessibility Centre
The University of New Brunswick is committed to the equitable treatment of students with disabilities. UNB Saint John Accessibility Counsellor, Brenda Wright, is your contact person for dealing with your individual needs. Your information is kept confidential and private. Contact Brenda to discuss any issues or concerns you may have concerning your accessibility needs.
Learning Technology Centre
The Learning Technology Centre, located in Oland Hall is equipped with assistive technology packages on it's equipment. Students requiring assistive technology can book time in the centre by contacting Brenda Wright the Accessibility Counsellor. The computers in the Learning Technology Centre are intended for testing purposes and do not have internet access. An external hard drive or thumb drive will be required if saving data when utilizing the computer for homework purposes. Click here for a list of software and equipment in the Learning Technology Centre.
The ground level of the Hans W. Klohn Commons has an area (beside the BMO Room) with equipment contaning assistive technology packages for students. Click here for a list of software and equipment in the Hans W. Klohn Commons.
Rob Pafford, the Assistive Technology Support Technician, is available to help with technical problems or issues you may have, with the assisted technology software and equipment, on campus. Contact Rob with your concerns.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What services are provided for students with disabilities?
- Does the university have a policy that allows for academic accommodations for students with disabilities?
- How are academic accommodations requested?
- Does a student need to tell the instructors the details of a disability?
Answers to these questions can be found in our brochure.
A guide to college and university for students with psychiatric disabilities published by the Canadian Mental Health Association. has useful information for students with any type of disability.