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Thank you to everyone who joined us for Online Open House on Friday, May 8!

Missed a session? Watch all of the video interviews with faculty and staff below.

Let’s keep the conversation going! If you have any questions, please contact us.

Session Staff Host Time
Christine Eddy, Interim Director, Centre for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning

9 am

Janice Quade, Program Development Officer, ECE & CDP Apprenticeship

9:30 am

Jacquie Curran, Program Development Officer, DSW Distance & Apprenticeship

10 am

Gregory Paziuk, OntarioLearn Technician

10:30 am 

Shannon Banfield, eLab Coordinator/CE Records Specialist 11:30 am 
Hannah Maracle, Indigenous Outreach Officer 12 pm
Ryan Stoness, Wellness Coordinator 12:30 pm
Josh Roberts, Recruitment Officer & Loyalist College Graduate

1 pm

Bev Denyes, Learning Strategist

1:30 pm

Sara Kelleher, Pathways Coordinator

2 pm

Laura Russell, Coordinator of Financial Assistance

3 pm

Dominique Jenkins, Residence Programming Assistant 

3:30 pm

Lyndsay Kerik, Senior Career & Alumni Services Officer

4 pm

Distance Education

Learn anytime, anywhere with flexible options that fit your life. Distance Education at Loyalist College offers a range of online courses, certificates and diploma programs available through monthly and semester starts. Online learning provides the freedom to work at a location and time that is convenient for you while receiving guidance from an instructor and enjoying interaction with classmates. Financial assistance may be available for credentialed learning through such sources as Second Career, OSAP and part-time student loans. For a complete overview of available programming, visit loyalistfocus.com.

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Early Childhood Education – Distance

The Early Childhood Education Distance Diploma (ECED) program allows the student flexibility and interactive learning without the requirement of classroom attendance. This program prepares you to work with children either individually or within groups. Graduates work as Early Childhood Educators in settings that include full day early learning kindergarten programs, child care centres, nursery schools, private home child care, live in/out nanny, resource centres, cruise ships and resorts.

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Child Development Practitioner Apprenticeship

Interested in completing the Child Development Practitioner certificate while gaining hands-on experience working in the field? The Child Development Practitioner Certificate (ECEM) program allows the student flexibility and interactive learning without the requirement of classroom attendance.

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Developmental Services Worker Distance Diploma & Apprenticeship

A developmental services worker supports people who have a physical and/or developmental disability to enhance their capacity to participate in all aspects of community living, and supports the full inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in society. The Developmental Services Worker program is offered by distance through online delivery.

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Students completing online studies with Distance Education access their courses through OntarioLearn. Loyalist offers a range of course options, including health studies, office administration and business programs as well as the Food Service Worker certificate.

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If you are considering an online diploma or certificate program, Loyalist offers dedicated computer classrooms on campus in Belleville and Bancroft. Our eLabs can help you accomplish your goals. Enjoy the flexibility of online learning while receiving support from eLab staff and on-campus services. Please note that additional fees apply for completing courses in the eLab. Financial assistance may be available through sources such as Second Career, OSAP and part-time student loans.

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Indigenous Services

Indigenous students at Loyalist are supported in reaching their full academic and personal potential, and encouraged to express and develop their Indigenous identity through cultural activities and workshops in a holistic environment. Indigenous Services acts as a liaison between College administration, Indigenous communities and government agencies.

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Wellness@Loyalist enriches the College culture and improves the quality of life for students through programming, educational opportunities and engagement initiatives.

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Varsity Athletics

Our reputation for sports is recognized both provincially and nationally – led by some of the top collegiate coaches in the province who bring a valuable mix of integrity and honesty to our students. There’s no better way to build lifelong friendships than being on a team.

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AccessAbility Services

The AccessAbility Services team is committed to providing academic supports to students with documented disabilities. Services are free, voluntary and confidential.

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Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR) 

At Loyalist, we respect learning that happens outside the classroom – whether it’s through work experience, volunteering, self-taught skills or other non-credentialed learning. You may be eligible to receive graded credits or challenge certain course requirements.

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Transfer Credit/Exemption

Applicants who have completed courses or a program at another post-secondary institution may be eligible to receive transfer credits. Applicants with previous post-secondary education are encouraged to share this documentation with Loyalist when they apply.

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Financial Assistance

Loyalist provides more than a million dollars each year through awards, bursaries, scholarships and on-campus employment initiative opportunities to help students succeed. Thanks to the friendly staff in our Financial Aid Office, you will have access to a wide range of funding options, and tips on how to apply and remain on budget through the school year.

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Peacefully nestled in a cozy wooded country setting on campus, our Residences are your comfy home away from the hustle and bustle of student life. With enough space for 668 students, Loyalist has five suite-style Residence buildings. We also have 104 spots in four fully furnished townhouse buildings.

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The Career Centre

It’s common for students to balance their studies with a part-time job to help pay their way or earn a little pocket money. Our friendly staff at The Career Centre can help you find employment in the community or on campus. You can also drop in and speak with staff for career and education advice, seek help with your résumé or cover letter, and get information on how to best market yourself to future employers.

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