Fleming College establishes Student Help Line to offer additional support and responsiveness to students during COVID-19 outbreak

Peterborough ON – (March 30, 2020) – Fleming College has established a Student Help Line to provide students immediate virtual support during these unprecedented times. Students will be connected with a Fleming employee who will triage questions, provide support, and service referrals during a time when students and staff no longer have access to college campuses.

The Student Help Line is available Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Students can reach the Student Help Line by phone at 1-866-341-3485 or by email at studenthelpline@flemingcollege.ca.

For students who need a listening ear during these uncertain times, Fleming College will host two virtual student drop-in sessions to share experiences and concerns during the outbreak. Drop-in sessions will be hosted with Sandra Dupret, Vice President, Student Experience and Julie Middleton, Director of Counselling and Accessible Education Services. The drop-in sessions will occur:

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2020 from 11 – 11:40 a.m.
  • Wednesday, April 1, 2020 from 11 – 11:40 a.m.

Students who wish to attend can email studenthelpline@flemingcollege.ca for login details.

As a public educational institution, the primary focus during the COVID-19 outbreak is the health and safety of the communities we serve. Fleming College continues to support students through these uncertain times. To learn more about the College’s response to COVID-19, please visit flemingcollege.ca/covid19.

About Fleming College
Fleming College respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 75,000 alumni.

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Media, for more information please contact:

Sara O’Halloran
Communications Officer
sara.ohalloran@flemingcollege.ca