Career Centre Attendance Policy

Please read the following information on this page before you register for any UTM Career Centre workshops or events:


Attendance Policy for Workshops & Events

This policy applies to all workshops, employer sessions and events, including but not limited to: employer sessions, networking breakfasts, workshops, conferences, information sessions, orientations, panels, etc. organized by the UTM Career Centre.

Please note that at the beginning of each academic term (January, May, and September) the number of missed workshops and events is reset to zero.


Cancelling your registration

Students are always able to cancel their bookings up to 24 hours in advance of the session to avoid any of the consequences noted below. Simply log in to CLN and click on the "My Event Registrations" tab at the top of your dashboard.


Late arrivals

Students who arrive more than 10 minutes late for workshops or other pre-registered events will be considered as not having attended. Students who arrive late for employer sessions, after the Career Centre staff member has left the door and stopped taking attendance, will also be considered as not having attended.


If you do not attend one session which you have signed up for in a given academic term:

You will be notified by an email to your @mail.utoronto.ca address, prompting you to log in to check your account status.

You should review the consequences for missing any further sessions for which you have signed up.


If you do not attend a second session for which you have signed up, in a given academic term:

You will be notified by an email to your @mail.utoronto.ca address, prompting you to log in to check your account status.

You remain signed up for and are expected to attend all other workshops and group sessions that you previously registered for, however you will not be able to sign up for any additional workshops or events until you review the Career Centre’s Attendance Policy and sign a Re-activation Form. Forms are available on the Career Centre web site and in DV 3094. Completed forms must be dropped off at the Career Centre in person. Accounts are normally re-activated within three business days of the request having been received. Please note that accounts will not be re-activated by Career Centre front desk staff. You should review the consequences for missing any further sessions for which you have signed up.


If you do not attend a third session which you have signed up for in a given academic term:

You will be notified by an email to your @mail.utoronto.ca address, prompting you to log in to check your account status.

Your access to sign up for Career Centre events & workshops has been suspended for the remainder of the academic term. You will no longer be able to sign up for any additional sessions, workshops or events for the remainder of the academic term. You will not be able to attend upcoming events and workshops for which you have previously signed up.


Extenuating circumstances?

Of course, extenuating circumstances do occur. If you have missed three sessions in a given academic term, you may appeal one of the missed events. Please complete the Appeal Form to have a suspension reconsidered. Forms are available on the Career Centre web site and in DV 3094. Completed forms must be dropped off at the Career Centre in person. Appeals are normally reviewed by the Career Centre Appeals Committee within three business days of the request having been received. Please note that appeals will not be granted by Career Centre front desk staff.


Privacy Statement

The University of Toronto respects your privacy. This information is collected pursuant to section 2(14) of the University of Toronto Act, 1971. It is collected for the purpose of administering Career Centre events and for administering academic department professional development programmes. For students registered in these programmes, the Career Centre will share name and student number to verify attendance towards the completion of the programme requirements upon the department's request. At all times it will be protected in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  If you have questions, please refer to www.utoronto.ca/privacy or contact the University Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Office at 416-946-7303, McMurrich Building, Room 201, 12 Queen's Park Crescent West, Toronto, ON, M5S 1A8.


Photo & Video Release

This Attendance Policy also grants the University of Toronto Mississauga (Career Centre) the right to reproduce, use, exhibit, display, broadcast and distribute photographed or electronic images and/or audio-video recordings of any event participants/attendees taken, for use in connection with the activities of the University of Toronto Mississauga or for promoting, publicizing or explaining U of T Mississauga or its activities.

This permission includes, without limitation, the right to publish such images in U of T-related publications, the alumni magazine, and PR/promotional materials such as marketing admissions publications, advertisements, fundraising materials and any other University-related publication.

These images may appear in any of the wide variety of formats and media now available to the University and that may be available in the future, including but not limited to print, broadcast, videotape, CD-ROM, and electronic/online media.

Unless stated otherwise, participants are not paid to appear in this photograph, electronic image and/or audio-visual broadcast and will not receive any fees for their use now and in the future.

If you have any concerns about your photo/video being taken, please feel free to speak with us at the time of the event.