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Consider taking a look at the customized support offered by the Student Success Office.





Building accessibility

  • HEC Montreal buildings are accessible to people with impaired mobiblity:   
Côte-Sainte-Catherine building Decelles building

Entrance on Louis Colin (corner Willowdale). 

See on Google Maps.

Entrance on Decelles (corner Jean-Brillant).

See on Google Maps.

Students must get in and out of specialized transit vehicles at these locations.


  • Access to Côte-Sainte-Catherine building is also possible from the underground parking.
  • Each of these buildings is entirely accessible to students with impaired mobility. Classrooms and libraries are accessible to students with wheelchairs. Bathrooms are also equipped for wheel-chair users. There are access ramps and button-activated doors, etc.


If you have trouble getting around the School or its surroundings, please contact Student Services.


Classroom accessibility

Certain certificate-program courses are offered using the method of online learning (in French only). This gives more flexibility to students who have trouble getting to the School. 

Other certificate-program courses are video-recorded and can be seen again at home - which is an excellent way of reinforcing what you learn!


For additional information, write to

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The Career Management Services team can give you a lot of help as you decide on a career path or look for employment! 

To make an appointment:
- for Career Management (orientation, career assessment, psychometric tests), call 514-340 6169.
- for help with your job search (CV, strategies, preparing for interviews, etc.), communicate directly with your guidance officer or counsellor.


Take a look at the Career Management Services website. There are useful links and many other resources available there. 


Useful links

À l'emploi! a program brought to you by Action main-d'oeuvre Inc. (for people with pervasive developmental disorders without intellectual disability) - in French only

Ability Edge, a program managed by Carreer Edge (internships for people with disabilities)

Canada Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW)

Conseil québécois des entreprises adaptées (CQEA)

Emploi Québec - Assistance for persons with disabilities

Ensemble au travail - in French only

L'Arrimage Inc. (for people living with mental health disorders) - in French only

Comité d'adaptation de la main d'oeuvre (CAMO) pour personnes handicapées - in French only

Moelle épinière et motricité Québec's employment services (for persons living with neurological and physical limitations)

SEMO Horizon-travail (for persons with a visual impairment)

SEMO l'Étape (for persons with a physical or sensory disability)

Soutien à la personne handicapée en route vers l'emploi au Québec (SPHERE)

Regroupement des organismes spécialisés pour l'emploi des personnes handicapées (ROSEPH)


Take a look at bursaries for students living with a disability.
You will also find information about associated employment programs and bursaries there.

Employment integration contract measure (Contrat d'intégration au travail, CIT) for people with disabilities - in French only

Employment development program fo people with disabilites - in French only


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Eight specialized studio apartments for students who use wheelchairs are available at Université de Montréal's residences.

You can apply for one using an online formula


If you have any questions, communicate with Service des résidences at Université de Montréal.


Liens utiles

Adapting a home for persons with disabilities - in French only

Equipment for adapting rooms in a home and for personal care - in French only


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Sports, recreation and culture



The Centre sportif de l'Université de Montréal (CEPSUM) (in French only) is accessible to HEC Montréal students with disabilities. Take a look at registration information.


CEPSUM welcomes all new projects proposed by groups of students living with disabilities who would like to do an activity together (wheelchair basketball, water sports, etc.). Contact CEPSUM Customer Service.


Loisirs et culture

Workshops and cultural activities are offered by Université de Montréal. See more information about: 

- programming - in French only

- registration - in French only

- the policy on reimbursing general-public fees


Useful links

Canadian Deaf Sports Association (CDSA)

Association québécoise des sports en fauteuil roulant (AQSFR)  - in French only

Association québécoise pour le loisir des personnes handicapées (AQLPH)  - in French only

Association régionale pour le loisir des personnes handicapées de l'île de Montréal, AlterGo

Association sportive des sourds du Québec (ASSQ)  - in French only

Association sportive des aveugles du Québec (ASAQ)  - in French only

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) - Assistive services

Canadian Paralympic Comittee

Défi sport

Kéroul, tourism and culture for people with restricted physical ability

Olympiques spéciaux du Québec - in French only

Programme d'accompagnement en loisir pour les personnes handicapées, volet organismes de loisirs et municipalités - in French only

Promotion intervention en milieu ouvert (PIMO)

Spectacle Interface - in French only

Viomax, physical activities for people with a physical disability

Vision sur l'art Québec (VSAQ) - in French only


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Getting around HEC Montréal

HEC Montréal students with limited mobility have access to a specialized transit service to shuttle them between the School's two buildings.


Contact Student Services to set up such accommodations.

Specialized transit service, Université de Montréal (UdeM)

Université de Montréal students with limited mobility who take courses at HEC Montréal can make use of UdeM's specialized transit service to get around campus. For information on where to be dropped off and get picked up, see accessibility.


Contact a counsellor from Service de soutien aux étudiants en situation de handicap (SESH) at UdeM to arrange this service.


Transport adapté (specialized transport) from the Société de Transport de Montréal (STM)

Students with limited mobility can make use the STM's specialized transportation service to get to HEC Montréal. For information on where to be dropped off and get picked up, see accessibility.


For any comments or complaints regarding the STM's specialized transit service, contact customer service.



Parking spots reserved for people with limited mobility are available at HEC Montréal. To park in these spaces, a disabled parking permit from the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) is necessary.

Côte-Sainte-Catherine building Decelles building

Every floor of underground parking has two disabled spots.

You can access the building by taking the elevator located next to the parking spots.

Two parking spots are reserved in the lot behind the Decelles building.

You can access the building through the entrance on Decelles (corner Jean-Brillant). See on Google Maps.

An annual parking permit is available for students with disabilities at 75% of the total cost. Contact Coop HEC Montréal (514 340-5683) for more information.
Take a look at the Policy on Parking Permits (Politique de gestion du permis de stationnement) (PDF - 397 Ko - in French only).
For more information, contact Coop HEC Montréal (514 340-5683).


Liens utiles

Eureka Solution


Politique d'admissibilité au transport adapté - in French only

Programme d'adaptation de véhicule pour les personnes handicapées - in French only

Promotion intervention en milieu ouvert (PIMO)

Regroupement des usagers du transport adapté (RUTA) et accessible de l'île de Montréal - in French only

Disabled parking permit


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A fee-based peer tutoring service is available. If you're having trouble in a subject, go to to find a tutor!

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Security Services can explain to students living with disabilities the specific evacuation procedures that would apply to them in case of emergencies.


If you think it's a good idea to know these procedures because of the limitations involved in your disability, contact Security Services by phoning 514 340-6611 or by sending an e-mail to


Liens utiles

Programme pour personnes ayant des limitations fonctionnelles - Service de sécurité incendie de Montréal - in French only


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