New Students

Humanities and Social Science

Wed. July 8, 1:30 – 3:30pm

Fri. July 24, 1:30 – 3:30pm

Welcome to University College

* NEW * - UC101 Q&A - See the Questions sent in at the end of the Registrar's office UC101 session (Tues. Sep. 5th in Con Hall) and the Answers!

Welcome new UC students! Click through the links below for information and advice about your first year:

What should I do next?

Here’s what you can do to get started with course selection and preparing for September:

Welcome Sessions

The Registrar's Office offers Welcome Sessions for new students in June of each year. Both sessions are identical, so you just need to register for one. Please be sure you can attend the full session as there is a busy schedule of activites for the day. The sessions take place at the main University College building at  15 King's College Circle.

2017 Welcome Sessions:

Saturday, June 3, 2017, 10am - 4pm   - Online registration is now closed. You may still register in person from 9am - 10am on the day of the event at 15 King's College Circle. 

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 10am - 4pm  -  Online registration is now closed. You may still register in person from 9am - 10am on the day of the event at 15 King's College Circle. 


Course Selection Workshops for 2017

For those students who are unable to attend a June Welcome Session, detailed course selection workshops are offered during the month of July.   All sessions will take place in University College, 15 King's College Circle, UC 161. There's no need to register in advance - just show up!

Humanities, Social Sciences and Rotman Commerce    Sciences     

Thursday July 13, 1:30 - 3:30pm

Friday July 14, 1:30 - 3:30pm

Friday July 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Tuesday July 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm


 Online Course Selection tutorieals

The Faculty of Arts & Science has online course selection tutorials to help you understand how to prepare for your course selection on July 27th. Please visit the link above for helpful information on how to read the Calendar and Timetable and use ACORN to choose your courses.


Online chats for Course Selection questions:

REGISTER for one of the following chat times to ask quick questions about course enrolment and registration. Staff from the Registrar's office will be online to help clarify any information you might be wondering about.
Please be sure you've reviewed the Course Selection tutorials above and/or the Arts & Science Calendar and Timetable  first.
Chat #1 - Humanities, Social Science, Rotman Commerce
Mon. July 10/17
10am - 11am ET
Chat #2 - Sciences
Tues. July 11/17
10am - 11am ET
Chat #3 - Sciences
Mon. July 17/17
4pm - 5pm ET
Chat #4 - Humanities, Social Science, Rotman Commerce
Wed. July 19/17
4pm - 5pm ET
Students will receive emailed invitations to the chats for their stream and can register via the emailed link as well.

New Student Guide 2017