Accessibility – Elevators
The Rehabilitation Sciences Building, Centre for Function and Well-Being at 500 University Avenue has been designed so the building is fully accessible and inclusive by and for persons with disabilities. There is an elevator located at the main entrance on University Avenue with a secondary wheelchair ramp entrance on Simcoe Street.
Bicycles are not permitted inside the Rehabilitation Sciences Building. Students should use the City of Toronto bicycle racks available on both University Avenue and Simcoe Street.
The Rehabilitation Sciences Building is unlocked Monday to Friday between 8:00AM until 6:00PM. Please note that you will be required to use your security FOB after 6:00PM during weekdays, all day weekends and holidays in order to gain access into the building, stairwells and/or elevators. All rehabilitation students have 24/7 access to all the case study rooms and student lounge located on the 2nd floor, as well as the 4th floor computer lab. For security purposes, please do not prop open the stairwell doors.
The Alumni Café, made possible through the generosity of the OT/PT Alumni Association and its members, is located on the main floor.
Computer Resource Lab (Rehab Sector)
Rehab Sector Building, Room 444
The Rehabilitation Sciences Building houses the state-of-the-art student computer lab. The computer lab is a satellite of the computer labs in the Medical Sciences Building. There are 44 computers of which 4 stations have full wheelchair accessibility, 1 printing station, 1 scanning station, 2 virus scanning stations and an IT help desk. The computer systems are loaded with Windows, Microsoft Office, SAS, SPSS and Internet access. The lab will be available 24/7. An IT Representative may be around during business hours to answer any technical questions, on the 8th floor. The lab is only accessible with a valid T-Card and Security FOB.
Phones for Student Use
Payphones are available on the main floor of 500 University near the Alumni Café. There is also a free phone in the Student Lounge, Room 254, however, long distance calls are only possible with a personal calling card.
In an emergency, students may consult with a staff member in the Occupational Therapy program office (9th Floor Reception) for emergency contact information and communication services.
Student Lounge and Quiet Study Space
Located on the 2nd floor of 500 University Avenue, the Student Lounge and Quiet Study Space are made available 24/7 to all rehabilitation sciences students.
Rooms and Seating Capacity
Students are not permitted to enter any classroom in the building outside of normal class times, unless they have prior permission from the Department’s Receptionist/Faculty Support desk, Program Manager, or Business Manager. This can be made in person on the 9th floor of 500 University, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Study rooms can be entered outside of classroom hours, though priority goes to the person who booked the room in advance. Reservations are posted at the beginning of each week outside of each room.
|Room||Room Name||Booking Priority|
|150||Medium Size Classroom||SLP|
|201||Case Study Room||OT|
|203||Case Study Room||OT|
|205||Case Study Room||OT|
|207||Case Study Room||OT|
|214||Student Council Office|
|222||Case Study Room||SLP|
|224||Case Study Room||SLP|
|230||Case Study Room||OT|
|232||Case Study Room||OT|
|234||Case Study Room||OT|
|236||Case Study Room||OT|
|238||Case Study Room||SLP|
|240||Case Study Room||SLP|
|251||Case Study Room||SLP|
|255||Case Study Room||SLP|
|256||Case Study Room||OT|
|414||Language Analysis Teaching Lab||SLP|
|420||Medium Size Classroom||SLP|
|452||Speech Science Teaching Lab||SLP|
|453||Design & Orthotics Teaching Lab||OT|
|720||Health Concepts Teaching Lab||PT|
|721||Case Study Room||PT|
|727||Case Study Room||PT|
|730||Clinical Skills Teaching Lab||PT|
|738||Case Study Room||PT|
|740||Case Study Room||PT|
|744||Case Study Room||PT|
|750||Clinical Skills Teaching Lab||PT|
|753||Case Study Room||PT|
|758||Case Study Room||PT|
|759||Case Study Room||PT|
|809||Learning Resource Centre|
|907||Occupational Performance Lab||OT|