Chapter 3 Support and Resources


Let’s face it: being a student can be stressful! However, there are numerous supports available to students to aid along the way. Some are personal supporters who have been part of your network all along, and some are built in systems at colleges and universities. All too often, students don’t realize the number of supports available to them until things reach crisis conditions. In this chapter, you will identify supports that you may need  so that you can utilize them throughout your educational journey.

Learning Objectives

In this chapter on “Support and Resources,” students will:

  • Identify and access personal support systems to address barriers to education.
  • Familiarize themselves with post-secondary student support services.
  • Familiarize themselves with course supports available within post-secondary institutions.


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