CCNM's location in Toronto offers a wealth of entertainment, leisure, and cultural activities for students to enjoy. Whether your tastes lead you to exotic cuisines, multicultural festivals, sports events or the theatre district, there's always something to capture your interest in Toronto.
Campus facilities include:
NSA student centre
A spacious area for student use is located on the second floor of the academic wing. The lounge area has a satellite TV, games room, meditation room and piano room. It also houses the student newspaper, extracurricular clubs and the Naturopathic Students' Association offices.
A fully equipped indoor fitness centre with change rooms and saunas is located on the lower level of the College. A tennis/basketball court is located behind the building on the northwest corner. A variety of campus and intra-mural sports teams are organized by students each year, based on interest.
Courtyard and herb garden
Students, staff and faculty are encouraged to visit our treed courtyard for group meetings, studying or simply relaxing. Brick barbecues and picnic tables are available for student use.
The Paracelsus Herb Garden offers a relaxing oasis for reflection and meditation and is used as a teaching garden for CCNM students and visitors.
Each student is entitled to a locker and combination lock for the academic year free of charge. Please see Admissions and Student Services for more information.
Recycling and composting and re-use
CCNM's Facilities Department oversees a comprehensive waste reduction program. Cans, bottles and paper are collected throughout the campus. Food waste is collected in the student residence kitchens, staff and student lounges, and in the cafeteria. Used household batteries are also collected. Food waste and yard waste are recycled into compost that is used on campus lawns and gardens.
In accordance with its environmental program, CCNM encourages the use of public transit and has direct access to Toronto's subway system. Students can purchase monthly TTC Metropasses at a discounted rate.
Career Resource Centre
CCNM has an on-site Career Resource Centre located in the administration wing near Student Services. Students can also access career resources on Moodle.
Hearty Catering offers healthy foods at reasonable prices in a pleasant, welcoming atmosphere. Adjacent to the courtyard. Open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. during the year, excluding holidays. Closed for the two weeks prior to Labour Day, reopening on the Tuesday after Labour Day. Operates on a limited basis during reading weeks. Also offers catering services to the CCNM community.
CCNM's library houses more than 11,000 resources on naturopathic and basic sciences.
Body Mind Science (BMS) Resources is an on-campus textbook and medical supply store. BMS provides students with textbooks, software and medical equipment. BMS also serves the wider community of complementary health-care professionals, carrying a range of clinic supplies. The store sells an assortment of organic foods, textbooks, software and medical equipment. Also serves the wider community of complementary health-care professionals, carrying a complete line of clinic supplies. Stocks a range of organic foods and healthy snacks.
Naturopathic Students' Association (NSA)
Naturopathic Students' Association includes all students in the ND program. Each year 14 executive members are elected from the student body to represent the interests of the students in all aspects pertaining to their education, clinical experiences and everyday life as a future naturopathic doctor.
A limited number of parking spaces are available at the front of the College by entering from Sheppard Ave. East or Old Leslie Street. The monthly parking rate is $90 and the maximum daily rate is $25 (subject to change). Monthly permits are issued on a first-come, first-served basis and are available at the front desk through an application process.