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The Founding College of the University of Toronto
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Next Steps for New Students

Accept Your Offer

Be sure to accept your offer of admission by the deadline indicated on www.join.utoronto.ca. 

Apply for Residence or Explore Housing Options

If you have not done so already, be sure to indicate your interest on the University's Residence Application Portal by March 31. 

The Office of the Dean of Students will send you an email with instructions on how to accept your residence offer.

If you plan on living off-campus, Housing Services can provide information about finding off-campus housing.

Connect to UC 101

UC 101: Your New Student Guide is a virtual space that gives you a chance to learn about your new UC community and participate in the planning process for your first year.

On UC 101, we are hosting live chats with academic advisors on focused topics like academic planning, course selection and enrolment, fees and finances, and other information you’ll need to settle in for what will no doubt be a memorable first year.

As a member of the incoming class at UC you are automatically enrolled in UC 101. You can log in to UC 101 on Quercus at q.utoronto.ca

Plan Your Courses & Finances

Be sure to log in to UC 101 on Quercus for specialized advice and guidance for planning your first year.

In addition to UC 101, the Faculty of Arts & Science provides a Guide to Planning Your First Year to help you get ready for September. This guide will help you navigate your course selection resources, plan your finances, and prepare for your arrival in September.

Next Steps for International Students

Pre-Arrival Information

The Centre for International Experience (CIE) provides you with pre-arrival information that will help you organize and prepare for your arrival. Visit the CIE website for pre-arrival information and the Next Steps Checklist. 

Should you have further questions about your arrival or immigration issues, please book an appointment with the University's Immigration Advisor or email isa.cie@utoronto.ca for information. 


International Students’ Lunch

The UC Registrar’s Office also invites our first-year international students to an informative lunch in September. This is a great opportunity to connect with other new and upper-year UC international students, staff and international student advisors. More information will be sent to you by email. 


Date: September 2020 date coming soon!

Register for the International Students' Lunch
(Registration is not yet available)

Sign Up for Orientation

University College offers a variety of orientation programs for first-year students, each requiring a different level of commitment. For September 2020, both online and in-person orientation programs are available to you. 

Get Your TCard and Activate your UTMail+ Account

For information on obtaining your TCard (your official UofT ID) and your UTMail+ email account, visit the TCard website
 

Attend UC Day in September

This is your college orientation ceremony that will take place during the first week of September. This year's event will take place on September 8, 2020 at 10:00am.

On UC Day, you'll hear from the Principal, Registrar, Dean of Students and student leaders about UC’s history and opportunities at the college. The ceremony will be followed by an academic orientation, lunch, and a UC Clubs Fair.

If you are already attending the full week Orientation or the ‘Thrive at UC’ orientation, you'll find UC Day on your schedule. If you are not attending an orientation and want to join in, please contact the UC Registrar’s Office at uc.registrar@utoronto.ca for more information.