Understanding the Mental Health of Autistic Students in University


The goal of our study is to learn what factors affect the mental health of autistic students in university.

We are recruiting students who are diagnosed with autism or self-identify as autistic. As part of this study, you will complete an online survey asking about your mental health, autism, and experiences in university. This survey will take about 30 minutes to complete. You can also complete an optional interview that will ask about your experiences with mental health in more depth. This interview will take approximately 60 minutes (1 hour) to complete.


Currently recruiting participants: Yes

Eligible gender: Male, Female, Transgender, Other

Eligible ages: 18 to 99

Accepts healthy participants: Yes

Inclusion criteria:

To be eligible for our study, you must:

1) Be enrolled at the University of Calgary in any capacity (e.g., part-time or full-time student)

2) Either:
a) Have a diagnosis of autism from a health care provider,
b) Self-identify as autistic.

3) Be able to read, write, and speak in English.


Fill out the following form if you want to participate in this research

Method of contact

Additional information

Contact information

If you would like more information about the study or are interested in participating, please contact the ENHANCE lab. Email: enhancelab@ucalgary.ca Phone: (403)-441-8473 Website: https://www.enhancekidshealth.com/

Principal investigator:

Carly McMorris

Clinical trial: