Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Accessibility Programming
Indigenization and Decolonization share some values with EDIA, but are also distinct endeavours with their own priorities and approaches. Learn more by participating in the Pîkiskwêtân Learning Series. The Indigenous Directions Action Plan Offers tools for all members of the Concordia community wishing to redress the legacy of colonialism.
For students, the Otsenhákta Student Centre provides a warm place where First Nations, Inuit, and Métis students can find community, support, and assistance.
The Access Centre for Students with Disabilities reduces barriers to academic participation in the University, raises awareness about students with disabilities, and engages in community-building to further promote an invclusive learning environment at Concordia.
If you are an instructor, the principles for Universal Design for Learning can aid you in optimizing teaching and learning for all students. These practical training modules can also support you in building more inclusive and accessible course materials, from powerpoint slides to PDF files, while Brickfield will help you ensure that your Moodle pages are accessible to all learners.
Concordia is currently updating its Accessibility policy and procedures to better support students, staff, and faculty.
Raising and Responding to Concerns
Concordia values respect, fairness, inclusiveness and diversity. If you have concerns that touch on these principles, the Faculty of Fine Arts Guidelines for Raising Concerns offer information and options for acting. Additional guidelines are available to assist instructors and supervisors in responding to an expression of concern.