Welcome to Continuing Education

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This guide is your go-to resource for getting started.

You'll find information on online tools and the wide range of student services available to you to support your success as a Mohawk College student and to help you achieve your future goals!

Introduction to Online Systems

Get familiar with Mohawk’s online systems where you’ll connect with faculty, staff and fellow students, access your courses, and more.

MyMohawk

MyMohawk is your student portal to access account information, email, grades and more. Your username and password can be found on the Acknowledgement of Registration & Student Account form sent following registration. Visit the MyMohawk Guide for step-by-step instructions.

Mohawk Email

Mohawk email is your main way to communicate with the college community. Once you have logged in to MyMohawk, you will see a link to Mohawk email. Visit the Mohawk Email Guide for step-by-step instructions and to learn how to set up your Mohawk email account on your devices.

MyCanvas

MyCanvas, Mohawk’s online learning management system, is where you’ll find course materials, assignments, quizzes, grades and more for courses delivered in-person and online through Mohawk College. Visit the MyCanvas Guide for instructions, and MyCanvas Courses for information on courses with a delivery method of MyCanvas.

OntarioLearn

Courses delivered through OntarioLearn are a collection of shared online college courses in collaboration with 24 Ontario community colleges. You will access your OntarioLearn course using the online portal.  Discover how to get started in your OntarioLearn course by visiting the Continuing Education OntarioLearn Courses page.

WhereEnCampus

Visit the WhereEnCampus portal to find your classroom location for in-person courses. Visit the Find Your Classroom page for additional information on finding your classroom assignment.

Find your Textbooks

Textbooks can be purchased in person or online through Mohawk College Campus Stores. Visit the Online Textbook Search to search for your required course materials.

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Tech Support: Mohawk College students have access to computers and Wi-Fi at all campuses and can also borrow laptops and other tech accessories for short or longer use. Our Helpdesk team is available via chat, phone, email and in-person. Technical assistance for OntarioLearn courses is available via the OntarioLearn Help Centre.

 

Academic and Learning Supports

Accessible Learning Services

Accessible Learning Services (ALS) works in collaboration with students, faculty and support staff to provide equal opportunities and appropriate academic accommodations to students with disabilities. Register with Accessible Learning Services to access a full range of services. Visit mohawkcollege.ca/ALS, email als [at] mohawkcollege.ca, phone 905-575-2211 or visit The Square at any campus.

Learning Support Centre

The Learning Support Centre, Room C122 at Fennell Campus, provides support for student academic learning:

Mohawk Library

The Mohawk Library is a top destination for academic resources, study space and digital support.

Student Success Coach

The Continuing Education Student Success Coach provides guidance on navigating systems to help you be successful. Engage in self-reflective, collaborative conversations to map out a plan, articulate your goals and strengths and make informed decisions to promote sustainable academic success. Meet the Continuing Education Student Success Coach.

 

Financial Assistance

Continuing Education Bursaries

Each semester, complete a Continuing Education Bursaries Application to be considered for all available Continuing Education scholarships and bursaries: 

  • Institution-Funded Special Bursary (IFSB)
  • Bursary for Continuing Education Students (BCES)
  • Scholarships and Bursaries for Continuing Education Students


Review eligibility and apply at Financial Assistance for Continuing Education.

Part-Time OSAP

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a financial aid program that can help you pay for college. To determine eligibility and to find out more, visit Ontario OSAP and Financial Assistance for Continuing Education Students.

Mo' Money Financial Literacy Resource Centre

The Mo’ Money Financial Literacy Resource Centre provides the tools and resources to help you make informed financial decisions with confidence. Learn valuable information about saving, budgeting, credit use, debt repayment and major purchases to manage your money and minimize financial stress.

 

Campus Services

ONE Card

The ONE Card is the official Mohawk College student identification card and is used for food and bookstore purchases, printing and photocopying, and Mohawk Library privileges and equipment loans. Though not mandatory, a Continuing Education ONE Card may be purchased for $10.00 in person at the ONE Card Office. To be eligible for a CE ONE Card you must be registered for a course in the current semester. Be sure to bring valid Government Issued Photo ID and have your student number ready. 

Parking on Campus

Paid parking is in effect at all campus locations. Purchase an evening Continuing Education Parking Pass online through Mohawk College Parking Services, the Stoney Creek Campus Store, or the Fennell Parking Office i130, or purchase single day/evening parking at payment machines in designated lots. Parking at IAHS is provided by McMaster University Security and Parking Services at the E.T. Clarke Centre (Room 102).

Walk Smart

Walk Smart is a free service provided at Fennell Campus that runs Monday to Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. during the Fall and Winter semesters. Attendants work in teams of two or more people to walk students, staff or visitors to their cars, bus stop, or house in the surrounding community. Walks can be scheduled in advance by email or phone. Walk Smart volunteers will meet you at your location on campus. 

Athletics and Recreation

The David Braley Athletic & Recreation Centre (DBARC) houses 3 gymnasiums, a fitness centre, multi-purpose studio, and an indoor track in more than 64,000 square feet of stunning, newly constructed space. Membership can be purchased in person at the DBARC Membership Desk in R-Wing. Please bring your ONE Card with you to activate your membership.

 

Student Activities and Services

Mohawk Students' Association

The Mohawk Students’ Association (MSA) is your elected student government on campus, designed for and led by students. The MSA offers a broad range of services and activities for all students at all campuses such as:

  • Student Advocacy
  • Food Bank
  • Legal Counselling
  • Career Closet
  • Discounted Attraction Tickets
  • Used Books
  • Home & Auto Insurance
  • Grad Photos
  • Faxing
  • Equipment Loans
  • Zipcar
  • Study Rooms

Student Life

Student Life provides students with intentional experiences and services in a fun, inclusive learning environment to foster meaningful relationships and personal development. 

Track your achievements beyond the classroom through the Co-Curricular Record, explore Student Leadership opportunities that will enhance your leadership skills, get involved with community volunteer projects through Campus to Community, and much more!

Volunteering

Looking to become a volunteer? Sign up to be an official Mohawk College volunteer and explore current volunteer opportunities on the Volunteering page. Interested in volunteer outreach projects? Campus to Community, led through the Student Life department, connects Mohawk students with community partner organizations to volunteer and gain hands-on experience that complements academic learning while giving back to the community.

International Students

There are a variety of specialized services and resources available for International Students at Mohawk College. The International Square, located in Room J137 at Fennell Campus, provides a range of helpful services to support international students. The Language & Culture Centre (LCC) in Room J137 is your destination for meeting new friends, getting involved through volunteer experiences, joining in for social and cultural events and more!

Services for Indigenous Students

Indigenous Education & Student Services offers a wide range of services and activities for Indigenous students designed to make your experience at the college both successful and fun.

  • Cultural Awareness & Activities
  • Indigenous Peer Tutoring
  • Coaches & Student Success Activities

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Counselling Services offers support and skill development to meet academic, career and personal goals. Empower Me, keep.meSAFE, and Good2Talk are resources available 24 hours, 7 days a week for student support. Wellness4U, a health promotion team dedicated to providing education on strategies for maintaining the well-being of each student, helps build a healthy campus through interactive activities. Mental Health in Motion, a peer-led group, creates awareness and resources on and off campus to help end the stigma and misconceptions related to Mental Health.  The Health Centre provides medical, therapy, educational and wellness services at Fennell campus.

 

Employment and Career Support

Student and Graduate Employment

Student and Graduate Employment helps students get job ready! Access job postings, create/update your resume and cover letter, create an e-portfolio, prepare for an interview, build your LinkedIn profile, and explore careers through events and workshops. 

CareerReady at Mohawk

CareerReady is Mohawk College's portal to view full time, part-time and seasonal jobs. You can also book an appointment for individual help with your resume, cover letter and interview skills, view workshops and employment related events. CareerReady also provides a listing of Co-Curricular Record activities you can participate in to create an authenticated record of your volunteerism and leadership while attending the college.

Community Employment Services

Access free employment-related services that connect job seekers to employers who are willing to hire and train new employees on-the-job in Hamilton and the surrounding area through Community Employment Services.

Career Ready by Mohawk Alumni

Career Ready by Mohawk Alumni is a workshop and webinar series that helps students and recent graduates develop personal and professional skills which assist with transitioning into a successful “Life after Mohawk”. 

 

Additional Information

Exemptions & Credit for Prior Learning

You can apply for an exemption for course work completed at Mohawk College or another educational institution that is equivalent to learning required in a specific Mohawk College course. Visit Course Exemptions for more information. 

Mohawk College recognizes that college-level learning can take place in a variety of settings, both inside and outside of the traditional classroom. You may be able to earn course credits through the Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition process.

Academic and College Policies

All registered students must comply with college policies and procedures related to academic honesty, appeals of final grades, and other college expectations and practices. Visit Academic and College Policies for information.

The Student Rights and Responsibilities Office works to foster a safe, respectful, and inclusive environment that maximizes opportunities for student success and upholds the rights and responsibilities of the Mohawk College community.

Technology & Software

View recommendations for operating systems and internet browsers for MyCanvas and computer and technical requirements for OntarioLearn. Find out how to access Office 365 for Microsoft Office applications and Office tools. Access additional guides on Microsoft Teams, Zoom Video Conferencing, and Digital Project Tools.

Exams for Online Courses

Many online courses have an in-person exam which will be written at the Fennell Campus. Your instructor will provide you with the details in your course site. If you live more than 100 km from the examination campus and are unable to travel to that location, you can have your exam proctored. Visit Exams for Online Courses for more information. 

Receive your Grades

Depending on the course, grades will be posted to your MyMohawk account anywhere from one to six weeks following the course end date. Visit the How do I find my Continuing Education grades? page for more information. Details about the grading system can be found on the Grading and Evaluation page.

Prepare to Graduate

When you have successfully completed all the courses from your Program of Studies (diploma or certificate) and your final grades have been posted, you can apply to graduate. Visit graduation and convocation for more information. Students completing an Acknowledgement of Completion can apply online for this document.

 

Contact Continuing Education

Continuing Education Contacts

 

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