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Summer 2021
Calendar & Checklist
Live your best student life                                                                How to use the Summer Calendar & Checklist
Your first year at U of T is about to begin! It might look a little                        This calendar and checklist include lots of ways to set yourself up for success before you get to
different from how you imagined it, but Student Life is here for                           campus in September.
you every step of the way. U of T is planning a gradual and safe                           Use the calendar to check out orientation events and workshops to help you prepare for life as a
return to in-person activities for fall 2021, including student                            university student. The checklist is full of tips and info to help you start strong this fall. Most summer
services and co-curricular events.                                                         events and workshops will be delivered online, but some may be delivered in person.
As the situation evolves, we’re here to support you. Do                                    If you see an event in this calendar that interests you, go to the online version at
you have specific questions about accessibility, health                                    for details. Registration for most events occurs on the Career & Co-curricular Learning Network, or
and wellness, residence, safety abroad or international                                    CLNx, at You’ll be spending a lot of time on this tool, so set up your account now.
opportunities? Regular updates are available at                                                                    Dates and times are subject to change, so please visit the orientation calendar
                                                                                                             online at for the most current info. All times are in Eastern
If you have questions about how COVID-19 affects                                                             Daylight Time.
your academics or general U of T experience, visit                                                                    These events and programs are for all incoming students, but some are targeted
                                                                                                             for specific audiences. Look for these symbols to find programs designed for:
Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter                            If you’re an international
for all the latest Student Life info.                                                                              International students
                                                                  student, check out the pre-
Be sure to check with your college or faculty                     arrival guide for more info                      Black African Caribbean, Latin American, Southeast Asian students or first
because they'll have lots of stuff going on, too.                 about getting started this                       generation students (students who are the first in their family to attend post-
                                                                  fall and look for this symbol                    secondary school in Canada)
Find their website at
                                                                  throughout the checklist to
                                                                                                                   Indigenous students
                                                                  highlight events tailored for
                                                                  international students. P.S. If                  Students with a disability
                                                                  you haven’t already started,                                                                        CLNX
                                                                                                                   LGBTQ2S+ students
                                                                  begin your application for your                                                                     The Career & Co-Curricular
                                                                                                                   Mature or transfer students
                                                                  study permit now. Details are in                                                                    Learning Network, also known as
                                                                  the pre-arrival guide or you can                 Students with family responsibilities              CLNx, is a tool where you’ll find
                                                                  connect with the immigration                                                                        job postings, volunteer and co-
                                                                  advising team if you have any                                                                       curricular opportunities, mentorship
                                                                  questions.                                                                                          and more. You can also book
                                                                                                                                          appointments and workshops with
                                                                                                                                         most of our services here. Log in
                                                                                                                                                                      using your UTORid or JOINid.
Start here!                                                                                             Activate your UTORid
     Register for Starting Point                                                                   Your UTORid is your digital student credential. Your UTORid and password
Starting Point is a build-your-own-experience                                                      provide access to online services like email (UTmail+), course content on
program introducing you to what U of T offers.                                                     Quercus, webinars, library resources, Microsoft365 applications, network
It’s flexible (to work with your schedule), gives                                                  services for international students, WiFi on campus and more.
you opportunities to try new things and helps                                                      Don't wait until the last minute – activate your UTORid as soon as possible!
you stay informed about what’s happening on              STARTING POINT                            Skip the start-of-term rush and get access to all your U of T online resources
campus. Most events listed on this calendar count        “Enrolling in Starting                    as early as May 1. Make a virtual appointment with TCard Services today!
towards program completion, so register today            Point was probably the                    You can pick up your TCard (your campus identification) when you arrive on
and get started. Bonus tip – if you register before      best decision I made                      campus.
August 16 you will be entered for a chance to win        at the beginning of
one of two $50 U of T Bookstore gift cards!              the year. It gave me            
                                                         a guideline, a goal,                                                something to work
                                                         towards so that I would                                                                           Activate your UTORid before August 15
                                                         force myself to be                                                                                and receive 25% off clothing, gifts, and
     Download the Student Life App                       involved.”
                                                                                                                                                           trade books when you spend $50 at the
                                                                                                                                                           U of T Bookstore.*
The Student Life app gives you quick access to
U of T resources, upcoming events, year-specific
tips and lets you create lists to stay organized.                                                                                                          *Conditions apply.
Download the app through Google Play or the App
Store now!                                                                                           INCOMING: 9 NEW THINGS!

                                                                                                                 You’ve probably already
                                                         LIFE @ U OF T
                                                                                                                 started receiving 9 New
     Get connected with us                               Follow the Student Life Community                       Things, the Student Life
We’ll have lots of events for you to check out, online   Crew and check out the Life @                           newsletter highlighting
                                                         U of T blog, where students share their                 interesting events on campus
resources and webinars, too. Follow Student Life on
                                                         experiences about life on campus.                       and useful information. You'll
Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for important info
                                                                                                                 receive special incoming
about connecting to your U of T student community
                                                                                                                 student issues throughout
today. Check out the groups tab in Facebook for                                                                  the summer, and then weekly
communities that might interest you.                                                                             issues in the fall.
We’re @UofTStudentLife
Find a place to live                            Register with Accessibility Services                                                 Ask the experts
The staff at Housing can help you find a
                                                  If you have a disability (learning       For more info on registering with
great home. Use your UTORid/JOINid to                                                                                                If you have questions about anything
                                                  disability, mental illness, ADHD,        Accessibility Services, programs and
log in to the Off-Campus Housing Finder to                                                                                           related to student life, just ask! Get
                                                  physical challenges or another           services for students with disabilities
start your search; save and compare your                                                                                             answers to all your questions about
                                                  accessibility issue), contact            and opportunities to connect with
favourite listings; learn about your rights and                                                                                      student life by watching our “5
                                                  Accessibility Services as soon as        other incoming students and peers,
responsibilities; and search for a roommate                                                                                          questions about…” series on Facebook.
                                                  possible. You may be eligible for        attend one of our Moving Forward
using the Roommate Finder.                                                                                                           Still have questions? Ask us any time on
                                                  specific accommodations and              Summer Transition Program
Explore your off-campus housing options at        supports, like:                          sessions.                                 Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
one of our summer events:                         • Deadline flexibility & note-taking     June 29, July 14, August 24               @UofTStudentLife.
URent & Live Q & A: a step-by-step guide             services                              (International & out-of-province
to finding a place. June 8, 21, July 6, 23,       • Test & exam accommodations             students), August 25, September 9         5 questions about…
August 5, 18 & September 1                        • Learning strategy supports & peer      (Refresher)                               • being a U of T student: July 6
                                                     mentoring                                                                       • navigating disability & registering with
                                                                                           You can also join our AMA Facebook
Tenant Topics:                                                                                                                         Accessibility Services: July 8
                                                  In order to ensure your                  Live: 5 questions about…navigating
•   Types of accommodations: June 29              accommodations are in place by                                                     • finding a place to live: July 13
                                                                                           disability & registering with
•   Toronto neighbourhoods & transit: July 15     September, please submit your                                                      • international student experience:
                                                                                           Accessibility Services on July 8
•   Renting with roommates: July 26               intake package by July 14. Visit                                                     July 20
                                                                                           Reach out to us or connect with one       •       first gen, Black, Latinx, Southeast
•   Avoiding scams: August 10            for a step by step
                                                                                           of our accessibility peer advisors            Asian students & belonging: July 27
•   Affordability vs. proximity: August 23        guide. Remember, the Certificate
                                                                                           at a drop-in session if you have any      •   orientation: August 3
                                                  of Disability Form needs to be
Navigating conflict at home: June 17, July 20,                                             questions. Don’t forget to sign up for    •   studying at university: August 10
                                                  completed by a practitioner who is
August 13 & September 15                                                                   the Access Us mentorship program
                                                  familiar with your disability, so have                                             •   joining a club: August 24
                                                                                           as well. (See details in mentorship
Renting Ask-Us-Anything: June 16, July 21 &       your current practitioner complete it                                              •   anything at U of T! September 9
                                                                                           section in July.)
August 26                                         before you come to campus.                                                         •   accessing health care: September 14
  International student Housing Q & A:            You may also be eligible for bursaries                 •   religious accommodations and
June 15 and July 15                               that can help with some disability-                            spiritual life: September 21
                                                  related services and equipment.                               •   building your career: September 28
  Southeast Asian, Black African Caribbean                                       
                                                  To get started, apply for OSAP                                                     Check our Facebook events page or
& Latin American students confront                                               
                                                  or provincial funding as soon as                                                   Instagram highlights for more details.
discrimination in housing: June 11                                               
                                                  possible so that we can explore if
       5 questions about…finding a place to       these options are available to you.                                      
live: July 13                                                                                                              
Virtual Housing Fair: July 28

  D AT E               TIME                            EVENT

  June 8               2-3 p.m.                        URent + Live Q&A
  June 11              10 - 11:30 a.m.                 Southeast Asian, African Black Caribbean & Latin
                                                       American students confront discrimination in housing
  June 15              9:30-10:30 a.m.                 International Student Housing Q&A
  June 16              1:30-2:30 p.m.                  Renting Ask-Us-Anything
  June 17              3-4 p.m.                        Navigating Conflict At Home
  June 21              1-2 p.m.                        URent + Live Q&A
  June 29              12-4 p.m.                       Moving Forward Summer Transition program
  June 29              2-3 p.m.                        Tenant Topic: Types of Accommodation

 Dates and times are subject to change. Please visit the orientation calendar at
 All times are in Eastern Daylight Time.
Explore life outside the                              Plan your orientation
      classroom                                        Meet new friends & prepare for your studies! Orientation activities are mostly decentralized, with each college and faculty
Learning happens outside the classroom, too.           offering separate events. There are also many programs for specific groups of students. If you have questions about
Getting involved on campus is a great way to:          orientation, join our Facebook Live session about it on August 3.
• build your skills, gain practical work experience
  and explore possible career paths                       Students with                  International students           Students with family             First generation,
• meet new people and find the activities that            disabilities                       5 questions about            responsibilities                 Black, Southeast
  matter to you
                                                                                       international student
                                                                                                                                                           Asian and Latin
                                                       Moving Forward Summer                                           Family Care orientation:
• stay active and de-stress!                                                           experience: July 20
                                                                                                                                                           American Students
                                                       Transition Program:                                             September 17
There are tonnes of ways to get involved – here        June 29, July 14,                                                                               Financial aid for first
                                                                                       International student panel:
are just a few to help you get a head start this       August 24 (international or                                                                     generation students & their
                                                                                       July 22, 27 & 29
summer.                                                out-of-province students),                                                                      families/friends: August 26
                                                                                       Toronto Tips: International        Indigenous students
1. Register for Starting Point – flip back to the      August 25, September 9                                                                          Southeast Asian Students
                                                                                       students share their            First Nations House
   start of this calendar for details.                                                                                  & Clubs Welcome:
                                                                                       tips for living in Toronto:     orientation & open house:
2. Join us for a week of leadership and equity                                                                                                         September 14
                                                                                       August 4, 10 & 12               September 17
   programming. Learning to Lead week:                    Mature & transfer                                                                            Black Students Talk with
   July 19 – 23                    students                     Service Canada Social 
                                                                                                                                                       Black Profs & Clubs:
                                                                                       Insurance Number (SIN)
3. Learn about religious accommodation,                Mature student welcome:                                                                         Welcome to U of T:
   inter-faith leadership, gender justice,
                                                                                       session: August 17                 LGBTQ2S+ students
                                                       September 7 & 17                                                                                September 28
   mindfulness and mediation. Be, Become,                                              Student Services Expo:          Queer orientation: Multiple
   Belong at the Multi-Faith Centre: August 17         Transfer student welcome:                                                                       Latin American Students &
                                                                                       August 19                       events, starts September 20                                 September 8                                                                                     Clubs Welcome: October 15
                                                                                       Welcome events:       
4. Explore the database of student clubs and                                                                           Welcome First Generation
                                                                                       August 24, 25 & 26
   organizations at                                                                                                                 Students: October 29
                                                                                       Be sure to check out the
5. Start building your Co-Curricular Record                                                                                                  
                                                                                       international student events
   (CCR). Explore the database of opportunities
                                                                                       at your college or faculty
   at and start                                                                                                             Family & friends of U of T
   connecting your experiences to skills. Some                                         orientation.
   programs listed in this calendar are eligible for                         
   the CCR so you’ll already have a head start!                                                                                                        Family & friends orientation
                                                                                                                                                       to U of T (St. George
6.         Check out our ASKme Anything
                                                                                                                                                       Campus): August 4 & 5
     Facebook Lives on clubs, orientation,
     connecting with U of T students and more!                                                                                               
     (see dates and topics on previous page).

   D AT E               TIME                 EVENT

   July 1                                    Canada Day - University closed
   July 2                                    Presidential Day - University closed
   July 6               2-3 p.m.             URent + Live Q&A
   July 6                                    Casual connections: Speed friending event with UTSU - @utsufyc
   July 6               12 p.m.                    Being a U of T student
   July 8               12 p.m.                    Navigating disability & registering with Accessibility Services
   July 13              12 p.m.                    Finding a place to live
   July 14              12-4 p.m.            Moving Forward Summer Transition program
   July 14                                   Deadline to submit intake package to Accessibility Services to receive
                                             accommodations for September
   July 15              9:30-10:30 a.m.      International Student Housing Q&A
   July 15              2-3 p.m.             Tenant Topic: Toronto Neighbourhoods + Transit
   July 19-23                                Learning to Lead week
   July 20              2-3 p.m.             Navigating Conflict At Home
   July 20              12 p.m.                    International student experience
   July 21              1-2 p.m.             Renting Ask-Us-Anything
   July 22              9:30-10:30 a.m.      International Student Panel
   July 23              1:30-2:30 p.m.       URent + Live Q&A
   July 26              1:30-2:30 p.m.       Tenant Topic: Renting with Roommates
   July 27              2-3 p.m.             International Student Panel
   July 27              12 p.m.                    First gen, Black, Latinx, Southeast Asian students & belonging
                                                                                                                      Register for courses.
   July 28              11 a.m. - 1 p.m.     Virtual Housing Fair                                                     Most course registration starts in July,
                                                                                                                      so check with your registrar to find
   July 29              9-10 p.m.            International Student Panel                                              dates and handy online tools.
   July 19-23                                Learning to Lead week

  Dates and times are subject to change. Please visit the orientation calendar at
  All times are in Eastern Daylight Time.
Prepare for university academics                                Find a job on campus
Develop & practice the skills you need to succeed               Build your skills and earn some extra cash with an on-campus job, Check out the Career
academically.                                                   & Co-Curricular Learning Network (CLNx) for thousands of on-campus and Work Study
5 questions about studying at university      : August 10       positions. Work Study positions are posted in August and fill up fast!

Foundations for University Learning Mini Course (4 sessions):   For more info on applying for jobs:
August 17, 19, 24 & 26                                          Work Study Q & A session: August 25
                                                                                                                                              For tips on writing your resumé and
                                                                5 questions about... building your career: September 28                       cover letter, visit the Career Resource
University Prep Workshops
                                                                                                                    Library at
• Intro to academic resources & supports: August 23, 24 ,30,
  September 2
• Effective learning and study habits: August 23, 24, 30,
  September 2, 7 & 14
• Time management and organization for University life:
  August 23, 24, 30, September 2, 7 & 14
Academic Q & A for International students    : August 27,
September 3, 10 & 17
Preparing your bundle: Taking an academic journey with an            Check out mentorship programs
Indigenous learning strategist : September 9                    Get inspired and motivated by connecting with an upper-year student or alumnus. Mentors provide valuable
                                                                guidance and challenge you to do your best. Many programs begin this summer, so start now to find a                                     mentorship program that works for you. Visit the mentorship catalogue at to get started.
                                                                   International                      Access Us              Access & Inclusion Peer Programs
                                                                   Student Experience           Students with             Students who are African Black Caribbean,
                                                                   Ambassadors                  disabilities can get      Southeast Asian, Latin American or first
                                                                Connect virtually with an       connected with a          generation (students whose parents/guardians
                          Questions about your future           upper-year international        peer mentor and a         did not complete post-secondary education in
                          academic experience? Connect                                          supportive community
                                                                student and have your                                     Canada) are paired with experienced upper-year
                          with our academic peer mentors
                                                                questions answered              that includes social      mentors from the same communities. Meet with
                          at scheduled appointments
                                                                before starting in              events, academic          a mentor navigator or attend one of our summer/
                          or drop-in sessions. They also
                                                                September.                      workshops and career      orientation events to help navigate potential
                          offer sessions to practice your
                          academic skills!                                                      development.              barriers to success. You can find events on the
                                                                                                calendar or throughout this list with this symbol.

  D AT E           TIME                 EVENT                                                 D AT E      TIME                EVENT

  August 2                              Civic Holiday - University closed                     August 23   11:30 a.m. -        Time management & organization for
  August 3         12 p.m.                                                                                12:30 p.m.          university life
                                                                                              August 24   5-6 p.m.            Intro to Academic Resources & Supports
  August 4         9:30-10:30 a.m.      Toronto Tips (for international students)
                                                                                              August 24   2-3 p.m.            Effective learning & study habits           Arriving in Toronto from
  August 4         8 - 9:30 a.m.        Family & Friends Orientation to the
                                        University of Toronto (St. George Campus)             August 24   3:30 - 4:30 p.m.    Time management & organization for          outside of Canada? Learn
                                                                                                                              university life                             what to expect ahead of time.
  August 5         5 - 6:30 p.m.        Family & Friends Orientation to the
                                        University of Toronto (St. George Campus)             August 24   8:30 a.m.-12:30     Moving Forward Summer Transition  
                                                                                                          p.m.                program (international & out of province
  August 5         2-3 p.m.             URent + Live Q&A
  August 5                              UTSU: First-year council @utsufyc
                                                                                              August 24   9:30-10:30 a.m.     International Student Welcome
  August 10        2-3 p.m.             Toronto Tips (for international students)
                                                                                              August 24   12 p.m.                  Joining a club
  August 10        1-2 p.m.             Tenant Topic: Avoiding Scams
                                                                                              August 24   7-8:30 p.m.         Foundations for University Learning         Pay your fees
  August 10        12 p.m.                    Studying at university
                                                                                              August 25   12-4 p.m.           Moving Forward Summer Transition            Step-by-step instructions will guide you
  August 12        9-10 p.m.            Toronto Tips (for international students)                                             program
                                                                                                                                                                          through the online payment process at
  August 13        1:30-2:30 p.m.       Navigating Conflict At Home |                         August 25   2-3 p.m.            International Student Welcome      Check out
  August 17        9:30-10:30 a.m.      Service Canada Social Insurance Number                August 25   11 a.m.-12 p.m.     Work Study information session     if you need
                                        (SIN) info session for international                                                                                              help financing your education.
                                                                                              August 26   1-2 p.m.            Renting Ask-Us-Anything
                                        students |
                                                                                              August 26   9-10 p.m.           International Student Welcome                   Indigenous students: Remember to
  August 17        11:30 a.m.           Be, Become, Belong & the Multi-Faith                                                                                              contact your community to see if you are
                                        Centre                                                August 26   10 a.m. - 12 p.m.   Financial Aid for First Generation          eligible for band funding!
                                                                                                                              Undergrad Students & Their Families /
  August 17        7-8:30 p.m.          Foundations for University Learning
  August 18        1-2 p.m.             URent + Live Q&A
                                                                                              August 26   7-8:30 p.m.         Foundations for University Learning
  August 19        11 a.m.-1 p.m.       International Student Services Expo
                                                                                              August 27   9-10 a.m.           Academic Q & A for international students
  August 19        7-8:30 p.m.          Foundations for University Learning
                                                                                              August 30   11 a.m. - 12 p.m.   Intro to Academic Resources & Supports
  August 23        3-4 p.m.             Tenant Topic: Affordability vs. Proximity
                                                                                              August 30   8-9 a.m.            Effective learning & study habits
  August 23        1-2 p.m.             Intro to Academic Resources & Supports
                                                                                              August 30   9:30-10:30 a.m.     Time management & organization for
  August 23        10-11 a.m.           Effective learning & study habits                                                     university life

 Dates and times are subject to change. Please visit the orientation calendar at
 All times are in Eastern Daylight Time.
Organize your health records
     Ask them anything about U of T!
                                                          Check that your provincial health card is up-to-date
Look for the ASKme pop-up booths around campus!           and that you've had all the immunizations you need.
Upper-year students and recent alumni are on hand         Next, create a file with your vaccination history,
ready to answer your questions. September 7 – 10 and                                                                                                       Check with your student
                                                          prescriptions and any health-related information and                                             union to find out more
13 – 16.                                                  bring it with you to campus. If you’re an international                                          about supplementary health                                             student, learn about the University Health Insurance                                             insurance!
                                                          Plan and print out your UHIP card.
     Find your way around campus                
Map your classes now and plan your route. You can
even download the U of T Map app for Android or iOS.
If you’re going to be commuting, check out transit
discounts, parking and bike services on campus.
                                                               Stay safe
     Discover great places to eat                         Familiarize yourself with               NEED TO TALK TO SOMEONE RIGHT NOW?
                                                                                                 U of T My SSP                             1-844-451-9700
                                                                                                                                                                              CAMPUS RESOURCES
                                                                                                                                                                         (Available during regular business hours)
                                                          the safety resources on                Good2Talk Student Helpline                1-866-925-5454       Academic Success                           416-978-7970
Planning to eat on campus, but not living in residence?   campus and keep these                                                                                 Accessibility Services                     416-978-8060
A meal plan saves money and you can pay with your         numbers handy so you                   Fire, Police, Ambulance                              911
                                                                                                                                                                Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity

TCard. Get information on meal plans and the 40+          can find the resources
                                                                                                 Campus Police
                                                                                                 (on-campus/safety abroad urgent)
                                                                                                                                             416-978-2222       Campus Police (information)                416-978-2323
                                                                                                                                                                Centre for International Experience        416-978-2564
places to buy food on campus.                             you need at any time. You                         COMMUNITY RESOURCES                                 Community Safety Office                    416-978-1485
                                                                                                 Access CAMH                         416-535-8501 ext. 2        Family Care Office                         416-978-0951                                          can also find all these                (mental health & addictions,                                   Health & Wellness Centre                   416-978-8030
                                                                                                 Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m - 5 p.m.)
                                                          resources and more in the              Assaulted Women’s Helpline             1-866-863-0511
                                                                                                                                                                Housing                                    416-978-8045
                                                                                                                                                                Indigenous Student Services                416-978-8227
                                                          U of T Student Life app!               Black Youth Helpline                   1-833-294-8650          Multi-Faith Centre                         416-946-3120
                                                                                                 (Daily, 9 a.m. - 10p.m.)
                                                                                                                                                                Sexual & Gender Diversity Office           416-946-5624
                                                                     Distress Centres of Greater Toronto
                                                                                                 Emergency Shelter
                                                                                                                                                                Sexual Violence Prevention &               416-978-2266
                                                                                                                                                                Support Centre
                                                                                                 Gerstein Crisis Centre Support Line      416-929-5200          TravelSafer (available 24/7)               416-978-7233
                                                                                                 Hope for Wellness Helpline for         1-855-242-3310          Emergency alerts:
                                                                                                 Indigenous students
                                                                                                                                                                Safety website:
                                                                                                 LGBT Youthline                         1-800-268-9688
                                                                                                                                                                Student Life app:
                                                                                                 (Sun-Fri 4-9:30 p.m.)
                                                                                                 Naseeha Helpline for Muslim Youth
                                                                                                 (Daily, 12 p.m.–12 a.m.)
                                                                                                                                                                NEED TO TALK TO SOMEONE RIGHT NOW?
                                                                                                 Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence         416-323-6040
                                                                                                 Care Centre
                                                                                                 Toronto Rape Crisis Centre               416-597-8808
                                                                                                      All services available 24/7 unless otherwise noted

 D AT E             TIME               EVENT                                           D AT E                 TIME                  EVENT

 September 1        2-3 p.m.           URent + Live Q&A                                September 14           6-7 p.m.              Effective learning & study habits
 September 2        3-4 p.m.           Effective learning & study habits               September 14           7-8 p.m.              Time management & organization for
 September 2        6-7 p.m.           Intro to Academic Resources & Supports                                                       university life

 September 2        4-5 p.m.           Time management & organization for              September 14           6 - 8 p.m.            Southeast Asian UTSG Students & Clubs
                                       university life                                                                              Welcome

 September 3        9-10 a.m.          Academic Q & A for international students       September 14           12 p.m.                      Accessing health care
                                       Labour Day - University closed                  September 15            3-4 p.m.             Navigating Conflict At Home |
 September 7-16                        ASKme pop-up booths on campus                   September 17           10 a.m - 12 p.m.      Family Care Orientation
 September 7        5:30 - 7:30 p.m.   Mature Student Welcome                          September 17           12 - 2 p.m.           Mature Student Welcome
 September 7        12-1 p.m.          Effective learning & study habits               September 17           9-10 a.m.             Academic Q & A for international students
 September 7        1-2 p.m.           Time management & organization for              September 17           12 p.m.               First Nations House Orientation |
                                       university life                                 September 20                                 Queer orientation starts
 September 8        1-2 p.m.           Transfer Student Welcome                        September 21           12 p.m.                      Religious accommodations and spiritual
 September 9        12-4 p.m.          Moving Forward Summer Transition program                                                     life
                                       (refresher)                                     September 28           4-6 p.m.              Black Students Talk With Black Profs &
 September 9        1-2 p.m.           Preparing your bundle: Taking an academic                                                    Clubs: Welcome to UTSG
                                       journey                                         September 28           12 p.m.                      Building your career
 September 9                           Explore Hart House
 September 9        12 p.m.                 Anything at U of T!
 September 10       9-10 a.m.          Academic Q & A for international students
                                                                                      Dates and times are subject to change. Please visit the orientation calendar at
 September 13-24                       Explore Hart House
                                                                                      All times are in Eastern Daylight Time .

OCTOBER                                                                                                               Psst!
                                                                                                                      There are SO many more cool things going on in
                                                                                                                      Student Life year-round!
 D AT E            TIME                EVENT                                                                          Visit, watch your U of T inbox
                                                                                                                      for 9 New Things and follow us on social media
 October 15        10 a.m. - 12 p.m.   Latin American UTSG Students & Clubs Welcome                                   for fun & timely info!
 October 29        4-6 p.m.            Welcome First Generation UTSG Students
Who we are and why you should connect with us

We make learning easier.                             Learning in community.                                   STUDENT SERVICES
Reach your highest learning potential and get        Make a positive impact, contribute towards a more        Here, we all belong.
personalized support.                                just society and make the city a better place to live.   Services for Indigenous students and opportunities to                                                          engage with Indigenous communities.

We help remove barriers.                             EXPERIENCE                                               HEALTH & WELLNESS
Get help navigating your ongoing or temporary        We expand your world.                                    We help keep you well.
disability so you can succeed at U of T.             Access an array of services for international students   Medical care, mental health services and programs                            and global learning.                                     that help you reach your personal and academic best.


Building your future.                                                       HOUSING
Explore what you can do with your degree, discover                                                            We keep you warm and dry.
job opportunities and further education.             CLUBS & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT                           Find a great place to live and learn about your rights                                  We build future leaders.                                 and responsibilities.                                     Find new leadership opportunities and get support in
                                                     your role as a student leader.                 
We build connections.
                                                           OUR PARTNERS
Discover mentoring, training, professional development,
networking events and more.                                     EQUITY PARTNERS
                                                           Realizing U of T’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
We ask BIG questions.
Fostering the spiritual well-being of everyone on campus
and opportunities to learn from each other.                                 

We get you started.                                        HART HOUSE
Encouraging participation in campus life and co-           For all you can discover.
curricular involvement opportunities.                      Connect with other students and the broader world through the arts,                                                dialogue and wellness.                              

TCARD SERVICES                                             SPORT & REC
Your card at U of T.                                       For fitness & fun.
Your student ID. Gain access to places on campus, put      Get active in whatever way works best for your body, no matter your
money on it for food, printing, laundry and more.          skill level or history of participation.                                
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