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Student Resources

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ACM Student Resources

Music Practice Rooms

Students enrolled in Music and Culture practice-based courses are given priority over ACM students/alumni.

Click here to view the Practice Room policy. Book rooms via intranet.utsc.utoronto.ca

How do I book a practice room?

  1. Login to intranet.utsc.utoronto.ca with your UTORid
  2. Find Quick links on the left side of the website
  3. Select Music Practice Rooms
  4. Select the available date and time, then press book
  5. Fill out the required field, then submit

 

Locker Rental

Please read the Department's Locker Rental Policy before submitting the Request for Locker form.

How to process payment for a locker?

  1. Download the Transact Mobile Ordering on your phone
  2. Open the app, scroll to the bottom to find "TCARD+ ECOMMERCE"
  3. Select "UofT Department Products & Services"
  4. Select TBucks
  5. Select ACM Locker Rental
  6. Select Customize
  7. Select option for One Term or Two Terms
  8. Add to Order
  9. Checkout

Equipment Rental

Priority is given to students studying in one (or more) of our Studio Art courses. Access may be granted to other ACM students, pending availability.

Equipment Rental Policy

  • All students wishing to borrow equipment should first contact their respective instructor to discuss their options 
  • The student will contact the Media Lab Technician with their request and they will confirm if the equipment is available
  • Upon confirmation, the student must go to the UTSC Transact app to pay a flat fee of $50 per academic term or $5-10 for a one-time rental 
  • Equipment can only be rented 2 days at a time
  • A pick-up time will be arranged with the student who will complete the Equipment Loan form when picking up the equipment
  • Items will be inspected for wear and damage upon return (additional charges may apply)

Technician responsible
Primary contact:
Media Lab Technician – Manolo Mijares manolo.lugomijares@utoronto.ca
Secondary contact: 
Manager of Technical Operations ­– David Bracegirdle david.bracegirdle@utoronto.ca

Instrument Rental

Priority is given to students enrolled in one (or more) of our Music and Culture performance courses such as Concert Band, String Orchestra and Small Ensemble. Access may be granted to other ACM students, pending availability. 

**This form does not apply to ukulele rentals.

Instrument Rental Policy

  • All students wishing to borrow an instrument should first contact their respective instructor to discuss their options and seek initial approval. The instructor will connect with ACM staff to confirm availability 
  • Upon confirmation, the student must go to the UTSC Transact app to pay a flat fee of $50, which covers an academic term
  • Note that a mouthpiece, if applicable, will not be provided with the instrument
  • A pick-up time will be arranged with the student during which an Instrument Loan form is to be completed
  • Students will be contacted near the end of the term to collect the loaned instrument, which will be inspected for wear and damage (additional charges may apply)

Technician responsible
Primary contact: 
Technical Director – Colin Harris colin.harris@utoronto.ca
Secondary contact: 
Manager of Technical Operations ­– David Bracegirdle david.bracegirdle@utoronto.ca

UTSC Resources

UTSC Registrar's Office

The Registrar's Office supports current undergraduate students with their registration, financial needs, scholarships, awards, exams, graduation, petitions, and TCards.

Academic Advising & Career Centre (AA&CC)

The AA&CC provides a wide variety of resources and supports to help students with their study skills, learning and academic and career planning by integrating developmental advising, learning skills, career counselling and employment coaching through individual appointments, workshops, experiential programming, events and a range of online resources.

AccessAbility Services

AccessAbility Services provides resources, services and tailored support to students who have a documented learning, physical, sensory, mental health disability or medical condition. The AccessAbility Services office also serves as an academic service and University of Toronto equity office on the U of T Scarborough campus to ensure that policies, practices, procedures and programs at UTSC are inclusive to ensure equal access for students with disabilities.

Health & Wellness

The Health & Wellness Centre has health care providers who provide medical, nursing, counselling, health promotion and education services to University of Toronto Scarborough students. Any student with a current student card and a valid health card is eligible to use their services.

Library Services

In addition to its large collection and access to the entire UofT Library system, the UTSC Library provides research assistance in person, by telephone, through email, and through the online Ask a Librarian chat service. Students can book an appointment with a liaison librarian to assist with finding resources to fulfill course assignments. The Liaison Librarian for the Department of Arts, Culture and Media is Paulina Rousseau (paulina.rousseau@utoronto.ca). Students are encouraged to connect with Paulina early in the term for assistance with course assignments.

Writing Support

The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL)  supports students as learners and provides academic support to students in every discipline. Their experts can help sharpen students' writing skills and learn about the beauty and utility of mathematics and statistics; assist students with English language development and hone your listening and speaking abilities for more effective academic communication. Visit the Student Centre Resource Centre at AC313 to learn about CTL supports or to book a study space. Email them at studentsupports.ctl.utsc@utoronto.ca.

Centre for Teaching & Learning

The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) offers a variety of support services, including:

  • The Writing Centre - This free service is open to all University of Toronto Scarborough students and supports student learning at any stage in the writing process, from planning an outline to polishing a final draft. The Centre offers appointments, drop-in hours, writing groups and clinics and online resources. 
  • English Language Development (ELD) Support - The ELDC offers a suite of co-curricular academic support programs such as workshops and seminars, Communication Cafes and the Reading and Writing Excellence (RWE) program, as well as one-on-one consultations, Academic English Health Checks (AEHC) and online resources to enhance academic English and communication skills and help students communicate more effectively.
  • Facilitated Study Groups (FSGs) - In these weekly study groups for selected UTSC courses, students will discuss the lecture material and important concepts, develop study strategies and fresh approaches, and work through problems as a group to prepare for assignments and tests.

UTSC International Student Centre

The International Student Centre (ISC) provides support and guidance to international, exchange and newcomers during their time at UTSC. Transition advisors are available to assist with immigration and transition, and handle any questions or concerns. The ISC also hosts a number of exciting events and programs throughout the year and supports all students with developing their intercultural skills and global mindfullness through their Global Learning programs.

Wellness Support Services

ACM Embedded Counsellor

The Health & Wellness Centre has health care providers who provide medical, nursing, counselling, health promotion and education services to University of Toronto Scarborough students. Any student with a current student card and a valid health card is eligible to use their services.

The Department of Arts, Culture and Media has an embedded counsellor just for you. You can get in touch with Kulsum Khan on Thursdays in AA327. 

• Call UTSC Health & Wellness Centre, SL270 at 416-287-7065 

• Check in during her drop-in hours from 12pm-4pm

• Email health.utsc@utoronto.ca to book an appointment 

The UofT Student Mental Health Resource website

The UofT Student Mental Health Resource website developed in consultation with students, serves as an online portal that makes it easier for students to find mental health services and resources on all three campuses, as well as those of partner organizations in the community. The site also allows students to support their peers by suggesting mental health resources they have personally found valuable, with U of T clinicians and practitioners vetting and adding new resources to the site as appropriate.

My Student Support Program (MySSP)

My SSP (My Student Support Program) provides all students with immediate and/or ongoing confidential 24/7 counselling support for free. Ongoing support is available over the phone in 146 languages. Immediate support is available over the phone in 35 languages and over chat in simplified Chinese, English, French and Spanish. Students can call or chat with a counsellor directly from their phone whenever, wherever they are.

Navi

Navi short for navigator, is a chat-based service that acts as a virtual assistant for students wanting to learn more about the mental health supports available to them at the University of Toronto.

Support when you feel distressed

If you are experiencing distress, this resource created collaboratively across the three UofT campuses, can connect you to a variety of contacts and services that can help (24/7 Emergency, mental health, academic, financial, housing, sexual assault/safety, equity offices and communities of care on campus).