Other Services

Other Services

There are many Brock services available for Graduate Students - see link to Faculty of Graduate Studies for a full list.  Some of services provided exclusively to Graduate Students are listed below:

Recreational Services for Grads

Brock Students automatically receive a "Basic" gym membership, which includes access to the aquatic centre, the gymnasia, track, squash and tennis courts. Registered Graduate students also have access to the "Zone" Fitness Centre, including use of all cardio and weight equipment, fitness classes and spinning classes. As well, grad students are entitled to an orientation to the Zone session with a certified personal trainer. This is booked in advance at the desk in the Zone. To access the Zone, please show your Brock University Student ID card at the Cage to get an identifying wristband each time you use the Zone. For more information and hours see www.brocku.ca/recreation-services/facilities-and-hours.

Library Resources for Grads

From resources such as Journal article databases and copying & printing services; to research assistance such as RACER Interlibrary Loan Service and RefWorks; the library has it! Every program has a dedicated librarian to assist - check for the Liaison Librarian for your program.

They also have a new study space designed exclusively for graduate students on the 6th floor of the Library. This research and study space includes 22 large study carrels and 2 computer workstations, accessible only by card swipe. There is also a bookable meeting/presentation room for up to 10 people.  Visit their site http://www.brocku.ca/library/services-lib/grad-students to see a full list of resources available to graduate students.

TD Home and Auto Insurance

As the leading provider of group home and car insurance, TD understands how important it is to save wherever you can. As a Brock graduate student, you can benefit from special privileges, such as preferred group rates, enhanced coverage and flexible limits, through an exclusive group insurance program through TD Insurance Meloche Monnex.

You will benefit from a wide range of products and services to cover all of your automobile, home, and travel needs. Request a free, no-obligation online quote today and you could you could WIN $60,000 cash to build your dream kitchen! . For more details, visit www.melochemonnex.com/en/group/brocku or call (toll-free) 1-866-258-3036.  Make sure that you identify yourself as a "Current Brock Graduate Student".  If you are a Brock Alumni, please request your Alumni Card first, and check out other discounts that are available to you.

Alphie's Bistro

NEW - Enjoy a great farm-to-table menu that will evolve and change with the seasons. Now with FOUR beers on Tap currently, plus a wine list, open from noon till after dinner, so a good after work social location as well.  More than the menu has changed. Come and see for yourself!  Reservations can be made at 905-688-5550 X3975.

Go Transit Student Identification Cards

Discounted transportation is available, with this card, for full-time Graduate students (including Co-op) requiring transportation on the Go Transit System. It is applicable to the purchase of a 10-ride or a monthly pass, for one year, starting in September through October 31 of the following year. Applications can be obtained in the Graduate Student Association Office (MC C302) . The applications must signed by the University's authorized official in Faculty of Graduate Studies and then you can mail, or drop it off, at a Go Transit station for processing. You must allow two weeks for processing and mailing.

Free Tax Help

The GSA has a step-by-step Power Point presentation to help you prepare your own Income Tax return. Just follow the easy instructions provided in this presentation, using the free UFile software available through CFS, to prepare your taxes in no time.

Grad Photos

Luxart Studios will be on campus throughout the year taking grad photos. To make your grad photo appointment please go to www.brockgrads.ca. Dates are posted online as the year progresses.

Local Info

Check the new Brock webpage for information on local attractions, shopping, entertainment and community events, at http://www.brocku.ca/international-services/student-services/shopping-an....

Events

GSA Welcome BBQ at Alphie's
September 25, 2014 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Free International Student Identity Card (ISIC)
October 7, 2014 - 10:00am - October 8, 2014 - 4:00pm
Brock Intramural Registration Open
September 12, 2014 - 8:30am - September 17, 2014 - 8:30pm