Bring Our Children to Work Day at UTM

two girls play a game with yellow and blue marbles

The Office of the Principal and the CAO at the University of Toronto Mississauga and U of T's HR & Equity Office are pleased to host the annual "Bring our Children To Work Day" event at UTM on Thursday, May 2, 2019.

Children of faculty and staff are invited to accompany their parents or guardians to work and participate in a full day of scheduled activities led by faculty and staff volunteers. Previous sessions have included hands-on science experiments, entertaining money management exercises, problem-solving games, a drum circle, fun with the MoveU team, and Theatre Erindale and more.

This event is intended for children in grades 4-7. Group size is limited to 36 participants to ensure a safe, fun and fulfilling day for everyone. Registration for this annual event opens in early April.

Registration for this event is now full. Please contact Blake Eligh for placement on the wait list.

In the news: Young scholars visit UTM for 25th annual "Bring Our Children to Work Day"


For more information about U of T's history with this annual event, please visit the U of T HR & Equity website.


This School Letter (pdf) explains your child's absence from school on the day of the event. Please print and give it to the appropriate school official.

'Before you come to UTM' checklist*

  • Refillable water bottle
  • Running Shoes
  • Light Jacket or rain gear for walking outside
  • Photo Release Form (pdf)

* Valuables and mobile devices are best left at home for the day.