Head Start Program

students sitting and talking at a picnic table The UTM Head Start program is designed to introduce incoming first-year UTM students to university expectations. Free interactive online sessions feature senior student panels and simulated classroom experiences.

Benefits of Attending

Attending Head Start sessions can help you:

  • make a smooth transition into university;
  • become familiar with the differences between high school and university expectations before classes begin;
  • learn proactive and strategic approaches to succeeding in your first year at UTM;
  • develop the skills you need to enhance your academic performance; and
  • meet first-year instructors, librarians, and senior students;

Registration & Schedule 

Head Start 2020 sessions will take place each day from Monday, August 24 through to Friday, September 4, 2020.

Please note: Head Start 2020 will be online, and will feature both asynchronous and synchronous sessions.

Check out what we did last year - Head Start 2019 schedule!

Registration for Head Start 2020 - Coming Soon!

We look forward to seeing you in September!


Hear From Students About Their Head Start Experience!


Head Start 2020 Student Showcase - Aditya


Head Start 2020 Student Showcase - Ajen


Head Start 2020 Student Showcase - Jaskirat


Head Start 2020 Student Showcase - Linda, Naresh, and Ahmed