Parent & Family Workshop Series

Parent and Family Workshop Series.  Female graduate student with a supporter at graduation.

What is the Parent & Family Workshop Series?

Are you the parent and family of a new student to UTM? Do you wish you knew more about the university experience? Would you like to know what it is like to be a UTM student? We want to keep you informed so you can better support your student!

The Office of Student Transition is offering new programming and outreach opportunities to parents and families of new to UTM students. Facilitated sessions will be offered in Fall 2017 and Winter 2018, each empowering you to support your student through their transition to university life.

Why Register?

  • Learn about your student's transition into life at UTM
  • Get the information you need to be the best support for your students
  • Meet other UTM family members and student service representatives
  • Come explore our campus
  • It's free of charge!

Featured Sessions

Join us to learn about supporting your student in managing their money and identifying financial resources! Learn about support here at UTM, and share your experiences with other UTM families.

Staff from the Office of Student Transition and other departments will be available to provide information about resources and supports available to your students.

In addition to the session, you are welcome to come and visit the beautiful UTM Campus, meet with student service representatives, and converse with other UTM families.

The 2017/18 Academic Year Workshop schedule is as follows*:

  • October 5, 2017 from 7:00-8:30pm: Communicating with Your Student
  • November 8, 2017 from 7:00-8:30pm: Helping Your Student Bounce Back
  • December 6, 2017 from 7:00 - 8:30pm: Health, Wellness and Your Student
  • January 31, 2018 from 12:00 - 1:30pm: Motivating Your Student **ONLINE SESSION**

Session descriptions are available in the Dear Parents Newsletter one month in advance. If you have any questions, please contact transition.utm@utoronto.ca.

*Schedule and topics are subject to change. Check back regularly or join our mailing list to receive up-to-date information.

Registration for Parent & Family Sessions

Register for our fourth Parent & Family workshop! NOTE:This workshop will be a online  workshop, not an in-person workshop. 

Motivating Your Student

Date: Wednesday January 31st, 2018

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm EST

NOTE: You need to register using a valid e-mail address to participate in the virtual workshop. On the day of the workshop, you will receive an e-mail with an invitation link that will allow you to join in on the virtual workshop. Expect this e-mail within 30 minutes before the workshop begins.

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