Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

Loyalist College is Ontario’s destination college of choice for the deaf and hard of hearing communities from the surrounding Quinte region and beyond.

With an outstanding Equitable Learning reputation, we offer a range of services to support you on your journey including but not limited to ASL/English Interpreting services, tutoring services, and in-house notetaking. Services are free, voluntary, and confidential. Our goal is to maximize your potential for success, inspire your confidence, get you excited about learning, and prepare you for the workplace. 

Students are encouraged to contact AccessAbility Services – Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services well in advance of attending to discuss individualized academic accommodations and supports. 

To register with AccessAbility Services – Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, please fill out the AccessAbility Services Application Form. Once you submit your application, we will contact you to book your first appointment. Please include supporting documentation. Documentation can be uploaded and submitted via your online application, or by mail, fax or email to: 

AccessAbility Services
Loyalist College
376 Wallbridge-Loyalist Road
P.O. Box 4200
Belleville, Ontario
K8N 5B9

Fax: 613-969-0411


Accommodations and support services:

  • ASL (American Sign Language)/English Interpreting
  • Notetaking Services
  • Assistive Listening Devices – Personal FM system
  • Specialized / Peer Tutoring
  • Extended Test Time
  • Closed Captioning
  • Preferential Seating
  • Extended time to complete the program / reduced course load

Community services:

Belleville Association of the Deaf
Quinte Deaf Fellowship
Canadian Hearing Society – Belleville
Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf
Ontario Interpreting Services
SRV Canada VRS

College education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students is life-changing.    

For more information about Loyalist College’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services please contact our AccessAbility Services team by emailing Ted Morrison, Disability Advisor or Heidi Tawse, Interpreter

For more information about the programs that Loyalist College has to offer, click here.