University of Toronto

Innis Alumni & Friends

Accessibility at Innis

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) makes it possible for people of all abilities to be a part of their communities every day. The University of Toronto (U of T) strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. The University’s AODA Office is a useful central resource for issues related to accessibility.

Innis College is likewise committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and offers the following features/services to event attendees.

Please note that some of these features/services (ex. ASL Interpretation, Closed Captioning Devices) require accommodation requests prior to the day of. We ask that attendees seeking to access these features/services please advise event staff two weeks prior to the event, whenever possible, to ensure your accommodation request is met. A follow up email will be sent to any attendee registering with an accommodation request.

 

Innis Town Hall:

  • Reserved accessible (i.e., barrier-free) seating
  • 2 Dolby Captiview units: closed captioned personal viewing systems (upon request)
  • 4 hearing assist units (upon request)

 

All Innis Alumni Events:

  • Clear wayfinding signage
  • Unobstructed paths of travel from external building access points and between activity locations
  • Access to a quiet space
  • Accessible washroom access
  • Adequate break times for longer events
  • Service animal cccommodation
  • Transit-accessible venues
  • Notice of temporary disruptions in venues (e.g., elevator out of service, construction obstructions)
  • Child-friendly events (whenever possible)
  • Scent-free environment (whenever possible)
  • Dietary restriction accommodation (when requested)
  • Large-print versions of written material (when requested)

 

For any further information or to request a feature/service you don’t see listed above, please contact our events staff at alumni.innis@utoronto.ca.