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The Founding College of the University of Toronto
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Choosing Your Courses

The Faculty of Arts & Science and the UC Registrar's Office offer resources and information sessions to help you choose and enrol in your courses for first year. 

First Year Guide to Planning Your Studies

The Faculty of Arts & Science provides a step-by-step guide to help you choose and enrol in your courses. 

Guide to planning your studies in First Year

Arts & Science also has a video overview of the course selection process and the resources you'll use to choose your courses.

View the Research Courses and Programs video

Course Selection Tools: Calendar, Timetable, and Degree Explorer

The Academic Calendar provides information about your degree requirements, program requirements, and Faculty rules and regulations. You can use the Calendar to search for first year course requirements for every program offered in the Faculty of Arts & Science. 

Explore the Academic Calendar

The Course Timetable provides a listing and schedule of all courses offered this year, and will help you build your first year schedule. 

Review the Course Timetable

Degree Explorer allows you to review your degree requirements and plan your future course and program choices. 

Log on to Degree Explorer 

Summer Welcome Sessions

Our Welcome Sessions in June include an overview of the course selection and course enrolment process. 

Register for one of our Summer Welcome Sessions

Course Selection Workshops

Course selection workshops are offered in July. They are presented in person by the UC Registrar’s Office and allow students a hands-on approach to selecting their first-year courses.

The workshops are typically two hours in length. Registration is not required for the workshops – just show up!

It is recommended students bring a laptop to the session and prepare by reading through the guide to planning your studies in first year. 

Material covered in this guide includes: program information on required first-year courses, calendar information that provides all the courses and requirements needed in the Faculty of Arts & Science and timetable information that gives you detailed information about course offerings and course-specific instructions.

July 2020 dates coming soon! 

Location: University College | 15 King's College Circle | Room: 161

Online Course Selection Chats

Online Course Selection Chats are offered in July and are ideal for first-year international students or those first-year students who may live outside of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and are unable to attend a Welcome Session or Course Selection Workshop in person. 

Chats are done through an online chat platform where you will be able to ask questions related to course enrolment. Prepare by reading through the guide to planning your studies in first yearRegistration is required (see below).

July 2020 dates coming soon! 

Registration information for course selection chats has been sent to your email account. If you did not receive an email invitation, please contact us at 

Still Have Questions?

If you still have questions about your course enrolment, send us an email at or call the UC Registrar's Office at 416-978-3170.