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Organization: Carleton University - Dunton Tower - Centre for Initiatives in Education  
Phone Numbers: 613-520-6624
Fax: 613-520-2515
Dunton Tower
1125 Colonel By Dr, Rm 1516
Intersection: Bronson Ave and Sunnyside Ave
Accessibility:     Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Fully Accessible
Hours: Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Classes vary according to program
Executives: Timothy Pychyl - Director, Centre for Initiatives in Education
613-520-2600 ext 1729 *
John Osborne - Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Contacts: Susan Burhoe - Program Coordinator
613-520-2804 *
Mirka Snoopkowska - Centre Administrator
613-520-6624 *
Service Description: Enriched Support Program: An access program designed for students who do not meet traditional university entrance requirements. Helps students qualify for admission to a degree program while earning university credits at the same time. contact Susan Burhoe, Program Coordinator

Aboriginal Enriched Support Program: Offers support and access to university studies to Aboriginal students. The aims of the program are to provide access to post-secondary education for Aboriginal students. Contact Rodney Nelson, Aboriginal Enriched Support Program Coordinator, 613-520-2600 ext 8158, e-mail

Bridging Program: Provides an alternative pathway into university for mature students who are apprehensive about beginning their studies and/or who do not qualify for admission. While Bridging course topics vary, the course helps students develop the academic skills they need to succeed in university. E-mail

Learning In Retirement: Carleton University's Centre for Initiatives in Education offers a daytime non-credit program for semi-retired and retired people who are interested in learning for the fun of learning. Four sessions during the year (winter, spring, and two in the fall). No exams or grades. Lectures and discussion (2 hrs per week). Contact Katherine Waitschat, Program Administrator, Phone: 613-520-2600 x. 1756, e-mail
Fees: Service - Varies according to program. Please see CIE's webpage for current fees.
Application: Call to receive an information brochure and a registration form, or visit the website.
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: * Enriched Support Program: students whose high school grades and performance do not reflect their full academic potential. The program is appropriate for both high school graduates and mature students. * Aboriginal Enriched Support Program (ESP): Aboriginal students. * Bridging Program: individuals who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. * Individuals who do not meet the normal University admission requirements as published in each Calendar year. * Individuals that have been away from full-time studies for a minimum of two calendar years. * Individuals who have not attended a university or college as full-time students. Students younger than 21 years old should consult with the Bridging Program Coordinator. * Learning In Retirement: designed for, but not restricted to, semi-retired and retired individuals.
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: Ottawa (City of)
See Also: Continuing Education

This information was last completely updated on 8/16/2013

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