Equity, Advocacy & Action

As your independent students’ union, we are your voice. We fight to improve our campus and all aspects of the student experience, whether we can make change directly or lobby the university and government to get improvements.


Click the boxes below to get involved in one of our active campaigns, and learn about how these campaigns will benefit your student life!

Better Bathrooms

TMU bathrooms are unsafe and in disrepair. Learn about our campaign to get us all better bathrooms.

More Prayer Spaces

There is only ONE official prayer room, which can’t fit more than 100 people for a campus of more than 40,000. Learn more about the campaign to get more multi-faith spaces.

Centre for Safer Sex & Sexual Violence Support

Peer-run community centre and resource hub

The Good Food Centre

Your campus food bank. Serving students facing all levels of food insecurity

DisOrientation Week 2023

September 11 – 15th, 2023

Join your students’ union for a week of advocacy and learn how you can get involved in our campus community and make a difference in the world.

Empowerment Self Defence Classes

Drop-in for either of the two sessions taking place during DisOrientation week. Both sessions take place in the Margaret Laurence Rom on the 2nd floor of the SCC building (55 Gould St.).

Tuesday, Sept 12th 12PM – 1:30PM

Thursday, Sept. 14th 5PM – 6:30PM

Cra$h the Market

Tuesday, Sept 12

6PM – 8PM, SCC 115 (Tecumseh Auditorium)

Join us for our first event of DisO 2023 with a speaker panel focused on helping students find affordable housing, with speakers joining us from HOUSE (Housing Our Students Equitably).

DisOrientation Street Fair

Wednesday , Sept 13

10AM – 4PM, Gould Street

Meet local business owners, offices on campus, and team members from your students’ union! We will have our Equity Service Centre staff present for you to meet and learn how you can get involved in our campaigns and equity work on campus.

Shining Light: Student Disability and Accessibility Art Showcase

Thursday, Sept 14

12PM – 3PM, SCC 2nd Floor – Equity Centre Lounge

Join us for an art showcase that is celebrating the resilience of people with disabilities, and the importance of accessibility.

Girls, Theys, and Gays Coffee House

Friday, Sept 15

3PM – 6PM, SCC Thomas Lounge (55 Gould St)

Enjoy performances by TMU students and community members, and the open mic will begin partway through the event for anyone to participate.