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How to Create an Inclusive Card Office

We’ll review all of the considerations that the Georgian College ONEcard Office has undergone in striving to create a welcoming and inclusive environment and promote inclusivity at Georgian. This will include: use of preferred names, wheelchair accessibility, student representation, service animal IDs, AODA compliance, and mindful language.

  • What considerations, policies, changes have you implemented at your institution to make your office more accessible to students?
  • What challenges have you faced when implementing changes for inclusivity?
  • Who on your campus can you reach out to for assistance with assessing/improving inclusivity?

Presenter:

Jen McDonald, Georgian College

Jen McDonald has been the ONEcard Officer at Georgian College since September 2018. She serves as chair of the NACCU Professional Development Committee and is always eager to learn something new.

Faciliator:

Vicki Paterson, Ontario Tech University

As the only association that specializes in the campus identification and transaction industry serving the national and international campus card community, NACCU is dedicated to high quality educational programs, resources, services, and tools. The NACCU community offers its members networking, partnerships, leveraging technology, problem-solving, insight sharing, and professional development.

NACCU membership is open to all colleges, universities, secondary institutions and companies that are involved with the campus card market. Learn more and join the community at https://www.naccu.org 

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