Residence Orientation & Programming

 

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Residence & Campus Events

Once you've settled into your residence room and bid farewell to your parents and family, join us for the winter Residence & Campus events. We are excited to be able to connect with you virtually, and we have some amazing programming planned. Check with your community Residence Advisor for upcoming community events!

During residence and campus events, you will get an opportunity to:

  • Engage in social activities online and develop your identity as a UTSC resident
  • Meet your residence assistant and floor mates and begin to form lasting friendships 
  • AND HAVE FUN! 

Event

Date

Time

Description/Event Information

Wellness Talks @ Home: Eating Disorders & Mindful Eating  January 26th, 2021 10 AM

The beginning of a new year is often associated with new goals, such as achieving a healthy lifestyle. In doing such, it is important to be aware of the distinction between healthy eating habits and disordered eating. Join us we discuss types of eating disorders, coping strategies, resources and supports. We will also share mindful eating tips and easy steps about including healthy foods in your daily meals!

Sign up on CLNx today.*Friendly reminder that this is for educational purposes and the information that will be presented does not substitute medical advice.

https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/utsceventaggregator.htm?eventId=29678

What's Cooking? Part 1 January 27th, 2021 10 AM - 12 PM

The International Student Centre is hosting several cooking sessions for the Winter semester, FREE for UTSC residents! 

As a student, if you are not living with your family you may find budgeting your cooking very hard. However, the good news is that the International Student Centre will collaborate with the Culinaria Research Centre to host a what's cooking session on Wednesday, Jan 27, 10am – 12pm.  In this cooking session, we are honored having our forever student chef, Kelsey Kilgore, from the Culinaria Research Centre to show us how to make Vegetarian chili (meat option is available).   

If you are living in Residence, the International Student Centre will provide you the ingredients for FREE for you to join the cooking session, so that you can cook along with us.  
 
If you are living in Residence, please fill out the form below:  
 
https://forms.gle/uQTcsoqgoHjRmyHu8 

https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/utsceventaggregator.htm?eventId=29690&action=displayGlobalEventDetails

MoveU Carnival January 27th, 2021 3:30-5:30 PM

Join UTSC MOVEU Crew for a fun carnival to get you MOVING! Sign up required below: 

http://Tinyurl.com/moveucarnival

Residence Weekly Study & Study BREAK! January 28th, 2021  

Join us every week for a chill study and hangout session. Ask questions around academics, virtual learning, study habits/ tips, or just hangout and meet folks studying on residence! Been studying the whole day? No problem! Take a study break and follow our “get moving” study break to help keep you focused. First session on Thursday January 28th, and every Thursday from there.  

Toronto Zoo Guided Tour (Virtual) - "Tropical Americas" January 30th, 2021 2 PM SHARP

Link coming soon!

Residence Weekly Study & Study BREAK! February 4th, 2021 TBD

Join us every week for a chill study and hangout session. Ask questions around academics, virtual learning, study habits/ tips, or just hangout and meet folks studying on residence! Been studying the whole day? No problem! Take a study break and follow our “get moving” study break to help keep you focused. First session on Thursday January 28th, and every Thursday from there.  

Superbowl Watch Party February 7th, 2021 TBD

Planning to tune in for the Superbowl this year? Pick up some FREE snacks (on us!) at the Residence Center and tune in for a livestream party to watch the Superbowl on February 7. Link to come soon…! 

Residence Weekly Study & Study BREAK! February 11th, 2021 TBD

Join us every week for a chill study and hangout session. Ask questions around academics, virtual learning, study habits/ tips, or just hangout and meet folks studying on residence! Been studying the whole day? No problem! Take a study break and follow our “get moving” study break to help keep you focused. First session on Thursday January 28th, and every Thursday from there.  

Lunar New Year February 12th, 2021 TBD

With everything going on, there’s still plenty to celebrate! On February 12, enjoy a free meal (brought to your by your Scarborough Campos Residence Council) and Red Envelop treat from Residence staff, who are wishing you all a happy new year! Menu and link to sign up coming soon… 

Toronto Zoo Guided Tour (Virtual) - "African Rainforest" February 13th, 2021 2 PM SHARP

Link coming soon!

Card Crafting Workshop February 13th, 2021 TBD

Have someone you want to send good wishes to? Looking to write a friend or family? Join us for card/ crafting workshop, where we’ve got some fancy card making tricks to show you! Too busy? No problem –pick up a card, some stationary and some pre-paid stamps from us so you can still send your loved ones some much needed mid-semester greetings… 

Movie Mararthons February 15th - 20th, 2021 TBD

We’re always up for movie marathons here on Residence! Take a study break, log in and hangout for a classic rom-com marathon. Can’t stay for the whole thing? No problem, drop in when you get the chance! Prefer a different genre? Join us and recommend some movies –we’re always looking for good movies to stream (: 

Study Break: Time Management February 18th, 2021 TBD

This week’s “study/ study BREAK” evening session will focus on time management and productivity. Reading break is a chance to catch up or plan ahead with your academics, so join us for some tips and tricks on how to stay on top of YOUR work! 

Wen-Do Women's Self-Defense Workshop
  • February 19th - 1-3 PM
  • March 2nd - 3-5 PM
  • March 18th - 4-6 PM
  • March 29th - 5:30-7:30 PM
 

This 2-hour Wen-Do woman’s self-defense workshop is open to all female-identified students, staff and faculty from all three campuses. If you are interested in participating, please click here to register. Space is limited.

Residence Weekly Study & Study BREAK! February 25th, 2021 TBD

Join us every week for a chill study and hangout session. Ask questions around academics, virtual learning, study habits/ tips, or just hangout and meet folks studying on residence! Been studying the whole day? No problem! Take a study break and follow our “get moving” study break to help keep you focused. 

Residence Weekly Study & Study BREAK! March 4th, 2021 TBD

Join us every week for a chill study and hangout session. Ask questions around academics, virtual learning, study habits/ tips, or just hangout and meet folks studying on residence! Been studying the whole day? No problem! Take a study break and follow our “get moving” study break to help keep you focused. 

Residence Weekly Study & Study BREAK March 11th, 2021 TBD

Join us every week for a chill study and hangout session. Ask questions around academics, virtual learning, study habits/ tips, or just hangout and meet folks studying on residence! Been studying the whole day? No problem! Take a study break and follow our “get moving” study break to help keep you focused. 

Mocktail Night March 16th, 2021 TBD Hey folks –want to learn some tips and tricks for serving or consuming alcohol? SAFELY? Come join this workshop to learn important information on safe, responsible drinking with our very own Smart Serve certified staff, Adam Poulin! Learn for yourself, or for your friends… or join just for the chance to receive one of our swag bags! Mark March 16th on your calendars, and stay tuned for more details… 
Urban Self-Defense Workshop for Men March 24th, 2021 5:30-7:30 PM

This 2-hour men’s self-defense workshop is open to all male-identified students, staff and faculty from all three campuses. If you are interested in participating, please click here to register.  Space is limited.

Residence Weekly Study & Study BREAK March 25th, 2021 TBD

Join us every week for a chill study and hangout session. Ask questions around academics, virtual learning, study habits/ tips, or just hangout and meet folks studying on residence! Been studying the whole day? No problem! Take a study break and follow our “get moving” study break to help keep you focused. 

 

Virtual Athletics Programming

Our Athletics & Recreation Department, would like to provide you with some fun, virtual, instructional courses to help keep you active during these times.

There are four progressive 30 minute classes for each course.

You’ll want to clear a small area, wear athletic shoes (bare feet for ballet) and have a water bottle handy.

To access the classes, click on the links below and have your UTORID ready to log in.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to connect with us at athletics@utoronto.ca

Topic Class Information
Kickboxing

Class #1 https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/f918341d-4bdf-4638-a0b1-fc9bb914cab7
Class #2. https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/9c14ff43-d1d8-4712-9c2c-56c97ef17d7a
Class #3. https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/97b57943-bdcd-47e6-a411-ae6969762a5b
Class #4 https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/c4fa7f53-621c-49dc-8396-81553d816897

Latin Dance

Class #1. https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/821c6fc6-9e10-4793-b139-cafacbe9ed76
Class #2. https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/06d479c4-62f7-4130-a8a7-364ed0af5419
Class #3. https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/2a6c4f10-745a-4111-8618-9d1a65e51e3a
Class #4. https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/eb3b8ff8-d87b-4f3f-bcfe-34584d6a2655

Ballet

Class #1. https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/007c1dd8-cf5b-4d8e-8de9-b5b317764891
Class #2. https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/bae8f210-8f57-44fc-a420-573668ae402f
Class #3. https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/6fe6111f-4aea-452c-8107-8d77d01626cb
Class #4. https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/91d34343-f4ea-4ba2-bf89-0ef96a856cdb

Dance Fit

Class #1. https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/85c62c78-f9f1-408b-bf94-c8bbcc119037
Class #2. https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/f53430ad-3c07-4c18-8721-0d7315d83c35
Class #3. https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/38656e1b-96b4-4798-8f43-26cd4f738118

 

 

Should you require an accommodation to participate fully in orientation or ongoing programming, please contact us at  residence.utsc@utoronto.ca.