Make a smooth transition into your University of Toronto experience. Orientation will help you connect with campus life, learn about opportunities and meet new people. It’s a great way to make friends on campus.

Learn more about orientation programming, resources, and supports on each of our three campuses:

Make a successful academic, social, and personal transition to your university experience with UTM’s orientation and transition options.


Summer Options

Start early with Summer events, such as UTM Head Start, a series of interactive, discipline-specific sessions led by faculty, librarians, and staff;  the Summer Transition Program for Students with Learning DisabilitiesNew Student Advising, and Eagle2Eagle, where upper year students call and welcome incoming students to UTM.


First Week

Delve into University life with orientation events. Meet other students, faculty and staff and take part in engaging events and activities including Eagles Take Off! Orientation, Experience Residence Orientation, International Orientation and the UTM Student Union Orientation,



Gain key skills and knowledge to maximize your experience as a UTM student through programs such as LAUNCH, a series of interactive weekly sessions run by upper-year student mentors to foster community and academic success, Facilitated Study GroupsutmONE and utmONE Scholars, courses designed to support your academic success.


Orientation Calendar

Check out our Orientation Calendar for a list of all orientation and welcome events happening on campus in August and September. For more information on any event, click on the event details.

St. George Campus Orientation Calendar

Your first year of university is an exciting time, complete with new experiences and new opportunities.  Attend free events designed to help you meet other new students, learn about U of T, build academic skills, and get involved in campus life. Find out more about orientation programs on the St. George campus.


Launch your UTSC experience by taking part in an orientation event.

Find out about various orientation opportunities at UTSC. www.utsc.utoronto.ca/home/orientation​

Scarborough Campus Students’ Union Orientation

The Scarborough Campus Students’ Union hosts annual orientation programming, creating platforms for students to interact with one another, their faculty, and their professors, in a safe inclusive environment. Learn the ins and outs of university life from current student leaders, and attend academic presentations, performances, and parties. Orientation is a fresh start to a new environment.


Compass: Residence Orientation

Discover your new community through interactive and engaging events, social activities, and performances. Learn need-to-know information that will help you be successful during your time in residence. Make friends, connect with upper-year leaders, and start your new University life in a truly memorable way!

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International Student Centre (ISC) Orientation & Transition

The ISC hosts a series of orientation and transition events for new international students, exchange students, and students who have recently settled in Canada. You’ll receive essential information about UTSC, get to know the expectations of Canadian culture and university life in Canada, and learn to navi­gate the TTC, Scarborough and the surrounding area. Meet other first-year students, as well as faculty and staff. Enjoy free food, entertainment and prizes!


Accessibility Services – Summer STARTUP Program – For Incoming First Year Students with a Disability

An exciting and informative transition for students attending UTSC this fall who have a documented learning disability. Become familiar with services and supports available on campus.

www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~ability or e-mail ability@utsc.utoronto.ca

Get Started Program

Get a head start in the summer with Get Started! This fun and interactive academic orientation hosted by the Academic Advising & Career Centre will introduce you to the tools you need to have an academically successful first year.