Resources for Parents & Families

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As the parent of a future U of T Mississauga (UTM) student, you probably have questions about your student's university experience. Follow the links below to find out more about how best to support your student and how to prepare for the transition, together.

Icon Office of the Registrar Parent and Family Guide

A Parents and Family Guide offers an overview of important online resources that your student will need, as well as key topics to keep in mind as your student transitions into their first year at UTM. As they take in their new environment, and all that university has to offer, this guide will offer suggestions on how to support your student as they navigate work-life balance, academics, grades, healthy habits, and more.

Icon Parent & Family Orientation

Hosted by our Centre for Student Engagement, the Parent & Family Orientation is a program designed for parents and families of incoming UTM students to learn about life at UTM. Get the information you need to be the best support for your student during their transition to university!

Icon Register for Parent and Family Communication

We invite you to provide your email address to receive updates and information about the UTM Parent and Family Orientation and monthly newsletters.

For all questions and feedback regarding the Parent & Family Program, please contact Jackie Goodman at

Icon Join the BAEE Newsletter

A quarterly newsletter for students, counsellors, and parents with updates about the Black Access to Educational Excellence initiative, useful resources, and other important information for Black students.

If you have any questions about the BAEE initiative or would like to collaborate with us, please reach out to Deborah Peart at

Icon University of Toronto Resources for Parents & Families of Students

The most comprehensive resources pertaining to parents & families of students attending any of the University of Toronto's three campuses can be found here. As a parent, you can find useful information about things such as: important dates, what the first-year experience is like for students, finances, and many other things.