Orientation

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    Residence Move-In and Orientation

    Residence Centre

    First Year Students are invited to move into Residence at their assigned times. Once you are settled in, get ready to meet fellow students at various Residence Orientation activities. Students living in Residence will receive additional details via email and Residence Life Staff.

    DETAILS
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    SCSU's Frosh 2023: Ignite

    UTSC

    SCSU's Frosh is an informal and fun environment where First Years get to make connections with other students and faculty! Make sure to buy your ticket so you can join the fun!

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    UTSC Welcome Day

    Across Campus

    It’s the first day of classes! Join us for festivities across campus as we welcome new and upper-year students. No registration is required.

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    Indigenous Welcome Bonfire

    South Residence Fire Pit (Behind Greypine Hall)

    Come gather with us around the fire as we welcome in the new school year at UTSC. Meet new friends, connect with old friends and have a cup of gratitude with our Indigenous community. This event is open to all UTSC students, staff and faculty.

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    Healthy Campus Day

    Across Campus

    This fun, interactive event will have representation from different departments including Athletics and Recreation, Health & Wellness, Arts, Culture and Media, and much more!  Students will learn about different programs and services that reflect UTSC as a health promoting campus. Activities will be running in various locations across campus; including the HW patio, Quad and the Terrace!

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    Computer & Mathematical Sciences Orientation

    IC Atrium

    The Computer and Mathematical Sciences (CMS) Orientation will be consisted of networking, club fair, faculty panel, campus resource sharing, and great activities hosted by the department and student association. Join us for some fun and find out how to shape a rewarding academic and life journey on campus.

    “Find more details here.”

    DETAILS
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    Arts & Science Co-op Orientation

    Highland Hall Event Centre

    Meet Co-op Staff, peers, and senior co-op students who will share their experiences with academic life, co-op courses, and work terms, and learn about the resources to support your co-op journey!

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    Management Orientation

    IC Atrium

    Meet fellow Management students, faculty, and staff, and learn about the resources to support your academic experience!

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    First Year Learning Community Orientation

    HW305

    It’s not too late to join a First Year Learning Community (FLC)! The First Year Learning Communities Program is a registered program that groups first-year students by their program of study.

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    Mature Students Community Welcome

    AC 227

    Connect with fellow Mature Students, staff, and faculty, and learn about resources and opportunities to support your student experience.

    The event takes places 3-5 PM. No registration is required!

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    Black Student Welcome

    Student Centre (Student Life Patio / Bistro Basement)

    Meet fellow students, staff, and faculty, and find out how you can be a part of the BSE (Black Student Engagement) Community at UTSC.

     

    Black Student Welcome: 11am-1pm (Student Life Patio)

    Mix & Mingle: 4-7pm (1265 Bistro, Student Centre)

     

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    Get Experience Fair

    Highland Hall Event Centre

    Learn about opportunities to gain valuable experience both on campus and in the community. This includes experiential learning opportunities with registered local non-profits, paid internships, on-campus jobs including work-study opportunities, experiential learning opportunities, international work, volunteer, and short-term study abroad experiences, and entrepreneurial opportunities.

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    International Student Centre Welcome BBQ

    H-Wing Patio

    New to Canada and UTSC? Sign up for the International Student Centre's Welcome BBQ! Free food, fun activities, great company, live entertainment, and many prizes to be won.  This is your chance to make those vital connections that lead to lifelong friendships. Faculty and staff members will be invited to join.  Therefore, you have more opportunities to talk to them. This event is open to all UTSC students. Make sure to register via the link below.

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    Queer Orientation

    Various locations

    Throughout the years, Queer Orientation has featured drag nights, dance parties, informational sessions, ice skating, games days/nights, and more! Be sure to check out the full schedule in September 2023, because there is definitely something for everyone! #UofTQO

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    Clubs Fair

    Arc Patio

    Explore all of the campus groups and clubs UTSC has to offer by visiting the Clubs Fair on September 19 and 20! No registration is required.

    Time: 1-3pm 

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    Xplore Hart House

    Hart House

    Did you know that all U of T students have access to Hart House, an Arts, Fitness, and Cultural hub in one of U of T’s historic buildings? Explore all that Hart House has to offer with a trip there! A bus will be provided from UTSC to Hart House, on the St. George Campus. Make sure to sign up on the link below to reserve your spot.

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    Homecoming

    Across Campus

    Join us on campus for a full day of activities, fun, and entertainment for all ages and interests. Come with your friends and family for a day you will not want to miss. No registration is required.

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    ISC Winter Orientation

    HW305

    The International Student Centre will host a Winter Orientation new international students and incoming exchange students.  The orientation will include how to handle winter blues and adapt in a new environment.  Lunch will be provided.  New students may join a tour to the classrooms before class starts.  

    This event is for new and exchange students starting classes in the Winter 2024 term.

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    Career Workshops

    Various

    As we enter the winter semester, you may be thinking about your next steps in your work experience. Make sure to check out AA&CC's upcoming career workshops:

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    Winter Welcome Celebration

    Student Centre

    To commence the Winter Welcome series, join us for the Winter Welcome Celebration! The Winter Welcome Celebration is a celebration of the new semester as well as a celebration of the winter season! Starting at the Student Centre, there will be various outdoor activities like ice sculptures, guided hikes, a bonfire, and winter games! There will also be free food, giveaways, prizes, and more! 

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    Black Student Engagement: Winter Welcome

    MW130

    A welcome and mix & mingle to all Black Identified Students of Afro, Caribbean, Canadian Communities. 

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    Shooting for Success

    Meeting Place

    Join Campus Safety for ball hockey! Shoot a ball at a hockey net to hit targets in the net. Prizes such as granola bars, fruits and other healthy snacks for hitting the targets. 

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    Hart House: Frost Week

    Hart House

    Join us the week of January 15th for lots of fun-filled activities, food, and more! Find out how you can get involved in various co-curricular activities, events and programs. Come drop-in and de-stress, pay a visit to our great fitness facilities, or just come hang out with friends in one of the many cool places at Hart House.

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    TPASC Free Trial Week

    TPASC

    Explore different classes and programs at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre (TPASC) during Free Trial Week! Make sure to explore classes like: 

    • K-Pop (Jan 15, 7:10pm-8:00pm)
    • Ballet (Jan 16, 7:10pm-8:00pm)
    • Jazz (Jan 16, 8:10pm-9:00pm)
    • Latin Dance (Jan 17, 8:10pm-9:00pm)
    • Hip Hop (Jan 19, 7:10pm-8:00pm)
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    Winter Market

    Meeting Place
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    Athletics & Recreation Workshops

    TPASC

    Looking to get more active this semester? Check out the following upcoming workshops hosted by Athletics & Recreation:

    • Beginner Ballroom Workshop (Jan 18, 6:00pm-7:00pm)
    • Beginner Ballroom Workshop (Jan 25, 6:00pm-7:00pm)
    • How to Get Started with Exercise (Jan 26, 6:00pm-7:00pm)
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    #WellnessUTSC Fair

    Meeting Place

    The #WellnessUTSC Fair, in collaboration between the Health & Wellness Centre, Athletics & Recreation and AccessAbility, looks forward to helping you refresh your Wellness Resolutions! With over 30 booths hosted by the Health & Wellness Centre Wellness Peer Program, campus departments, student clubs, and community organizations, the UTSC community will be engaged with interactive activities, prizes, education about all the resources available to support your goals in 2024!

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    Winter Clubs Fair

    Meeting Place

    Come check out our 2024 Winter UTSC Clubs Fair to see what clubs are available within our community.  Meet new friends, learn what clubs are on campus, and JOIN A CLUB!  If you dont find a club that suits your needs, gather four other friends and START A CLUB!

    The Winter Clubs Fair will take place over 3 days on Tuesday January 23, Wednesday January 24 and Thursday January 25 from 1:00pm-3:00pm.

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    Summer and Full-Time Job Fair

    Highland Hall Events Centre

    Join us for our annual Summer and Full-Time Job Fair.  Learn from a variety of industries who will be promoting their summer and full-time job opportunities to students. 

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    Various Locations

    More details coming soon!

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    International Student Orientation

    To be announced

    New to UTSC and Canada? Join the International Student Centre for orientation workshops for all new international students at UTSC.