Information for Students

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Last updated Thursday, November 25, 2021.


This page features information for UTM students regarding the University’s responses and actions related to COVID-19. Please continue to check your U of T email, since you may be receiving emails directly from your divisions, residences, and Deans of Students.

For graduate students, please also visit the School of Graduate Studies webpage for specific updates.

All students: for information on proof of vaccination requirements, the rapid screening program, mask policy, contact tracing and other safety measures, please see the COVID-19 Safety Protocols page.


On this page:

Academic and Administrative Information

Additional Student Support, Services & Information


Information about Winter 2022

Approximately 85% of S courses have been changed to in-person instruction. Section numbers will not be changed to reflect these updates, and therefore, should not be used to assess the delivery mode for Winter 2022 courses. Course updates are clearly labelled for each course lecture, tutorial and practical section under the Delivery Mode column (view an example).

For more information about the Winter term, visit the Office of the Registrar FAQ page.


Expectations and Options for Students in Classrooms

Students should attend class in the mode of delivery for which they signed up, so we have accurate in-person sectional data.

Online courses can only require students to attend an in-person exam if the course was designated as such from the start, as identified in the UTM Timetable by a 6000 section code.

For courses coded as having an in-person exam, we expect that students will only register if they are prepared to take the exam in-person. In extenuating circumstances, students can petition the Registrar’s Exams Office using their Exam Petition system.  

Instructors will provide their contact information on the syllabus, in the course Quercus shell and during the first class. They will also note online and/or in-person office hours. For email contact, professors may ask students to use specific subject lines or to email through Quercus to ensure they receive messages. For the fastest answers, TAs will often be the best people to contact with questions, especially for those in a first-year class. 

Information about textbooks will be available on the course syllabus or in the Quercus shell. 

For students who wish to attend online lectures from campus, UTM has opened additional classrooms and study spaces. See the Registrar’s FAQs for listings.

For graduate students, please see U of T’s VP Students website for frequent updates, including details on processes and limitations for travelling internationally and studying abroad.


International Students: Preparing for Winter 2022 In-Person Courses 

International students may visit the International Education Centre (IEC) for support in preparing for Winter 2022. In particular, the IEC's Winter In-Person Preparation for International Students page includes essential information on:

  • Immigration and travel considerations
  • On-campus and off-campus housing
  • What to when you arrive on campus
  • Things to know about Canada's winter and how you can prepare

Office of the Registrar

The Office of the Registrar offers information and support for current students, recently admitted students and future students.

The front desk will be open in a limited capacity for general inquiries in-person. The front desk is located in the Innovation Complex (Room 1235), and can also be reached at 905-828-5399. Hours of operation can be found here.

All services will continue to operate remotely, including appointments, requests, and submission of documents.


    More Student Supports, Services & Information

    Academic Support

    Accessibility Services

    • The Accessibility Services team offers support and resources to new and returning students who have a documented learning, physical, sensory, mental health disability or medical condition. Visit the site to register for academic accommodations, learn more about online learning support resources or schedule an appointment with an accessibility advisor.

    Bookstore

    • The UTM Bookstore is located on the first floor of the William G. Davis Building.
    • The UTM Bookstore is operated by the University of Toronto Press and is not managed by UTM, but should you have any questions, please contact their main line at (905) 828-5272 or visit the UofT Bookstore website here. Hours of operation may also be found here.

    Career Centre

    • Visit the UTM Career Centre site to find out about online career workshops, or to connect with career counsellors, employment strategists and resource centre staff daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Workshops are being offered via recorded webinars—log into CLNx for details. 

    Equity Offices

    Financial Support and Information

    Health & Counselling Centre

    I&ITS Services

    • UTM's Information & Instructional Technology Services team (I&ITS) is available to provide remote services for students seeking help with email, UTORid account access, TCards and more.
    • Students may access in-person support at the UTM Service Desk in the CCT Building Atrium, Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Please visit the I&ITS Services site for additional information, including locations and hours for on-site and remote services.

    Instructional Centre

    • The Instructional Centre, or Instructional Building (IB), was completed in 2011. It features lecture theatres, computer labs and classrooms, and classes/orientation sessions are now being held here.
    • The IB Building is located at 1599 Outer Circle Road, close to the UTM Library.

    Student Engagement

    Student Groups and In-Person Activities

    • UTM Recognized Student Groups will be able to offer some in-person programming under public health guidelines. Groups will be required to complete an EAT for any programming delivered on campus.
    • For more information, and if you have questions about the process, please email studentgroups.utm@utoronto.ca.

    Student Housing & Residence Life

    • Visit the Student Housing & Residence Life website for information about on-campus accomodations, first-year and international student housing, meal plans, amenities and more.
    • Information, tips and resources on off-campus housing resources can also be found on the Off-Campus Housing page.

    Study Spaces

    • For a listing of all study spaces across campus, please see the Study Spaces website.

    Recreation, Athletics & Wellness Centre

    • Visit the Recreation, Athletics & Wellness Centre’s webpage to browse virtual programming options and to help you stay connected, get active and move your way to wellness.
    • Additional RAWC resources may be found on the Mental Health and Wellness page.

    TCards and UTORid

    • The TCard is your gateway to life at University of Toronto. You must obtain a TCard and activate your UTORid in order to access your UTM email (@mail.utoronto.ca), library resources and secure areas, meal plans, printing, residence and more.
    • Please visit the TCard Services information page for detailed instructions on this process or to access assistance from the Information & Instructional Technology team.

    U-Pass

    • The U-Pass program, offering unlimited fare-free transportation on MiWay (Mississauga Transit), will continue for the 2021-22 academic year, supported by fees assessed by UTMSU (for undergraduate students) and UTMAGS (for UTM-affiliated graduate students).
    • For more information, please visit the UTMSU or UTMAGS websites or social media channels.

    UTM Library

    • Located in the Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre, the Library has expanded access to physical spaces and in-person services.
    • Hours:
      • Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–10 p.m.
      • Saturday–Sunday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
    • For the most current information about Library spaces and services, please visit the Library's service & operation updates page.

    UTM Shuttle Bus

    • The UTM Shuttle Bus service is currently restricted to active members of the UofT community (students, staff and faculty only). 
    • UCheck is mandatory prior to boarding.
    • The St. George shuttle bus stop has relocated, effective Wednesday, November 24, 2021. For more information, visit the Shuttle Bus website.

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