Program Timeline

The Access Program is a flexible 7 month part-time program.

Orientation: November (Mandatory)
Graduation: May (Mandatory)

Cost of Program


How to Apply

When you are ready to apply, go to the "Apply" tab or click here.


To complete the program, students must participate in various components to accumulate a minimum of 6 points. Students who achieve 10 or more points will earn a special distinction with exclusive benefits including:

An enhanced reference letter

Special recognition at graduation

Eligibility to chair an Access committee as an alumus

  • Each workshop attended is worth 1 point.
  • Each Access or Board of Trade event attended (not including orientation or graduation) is worth 1 point. 
  • Each participant must meet with their Mentor 3 times - all three of these meetings are compulsory, and together are worth 3 points.
  • For a list of participating Mentor Organizations click here.
  • Students who participate on a committee with good attendance will earn 3 points.

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