March Open House

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Sunday, March 25, 2018 | 11:00am - 4:00pm

Join us during our March Open House and imagine yourself as a UTM student. With more than a dozen Info Sessions, representatives from 35+ departments eager to meet you and showcase our services and opportunities, and trips to labs, the theatre stage, and classrooms, come and see for yourself why we're the right choice for you!

Prepare For and Plan Your Day


We have a lot planned for you to experience at March Open House. Explore it all here.


Organize your day a little better and know where you're going with our Schedule Planner.


Need a bigger map? We've got you covered with a full-size Event & Campus Map.


Have your confirmation email ready to check-in at an ASKme table or with a staff member. To thank you, you'll be entered into a draw to win one of two $50 VISA gift cards!


Follow Aimee on @UTMFuture and #UTMOpenHouse to go behind the scenes, get clues, and enter our contest for free U of T merch!


Free Wi-Fi is available for the day to all visitors!
Wi-Fi Name: U of T
Username: UTMFuture
Password: moh2018

Directions & Parking

  • Parking will be available on campus for FREE!
  • Use the Event & Campus Map above to review parking lot locations on campus.
  • Directional event signs and volunteers will be inside and around UTM to help you find your way as you get closer to campus.
  • Visit the ASKme booths located around campus to answer your questions, get directions, and check in.

Event Highlights


General Information Sessions
Admissions 101
Applied? Get an overview of our admissions cycle, dates and deadlines, submitting documents, how and when we make decisions, your next steps, and more.
Financing Your Education
Hosted by our Financial Aid staff, we'll discuss money matters including budgeting, scholarships, and financial aid.
First Year & Beyond: Building Your Degree @ UTM
Admitted? Congratulations! We'll give you a snapshot of your first year, course selection basics, and how to build a U of T degree.
International Student Experience @ UTM
For international students and the internationally-minded, hear from staff, students, and alumni about how they launched their careers and how to take full advantage of the opportunities available.
Navigating the Residence Application
Residence is guaranteed to all first year students. Get a primer before your residence tour, review the application process, and learn more about your home away from home.
Planning for Your Future (for Grade 9-11 students)
It's never too early to start planning your future at UTM. Learn about how to structure your high school courses to get ahead during the application process, dates and deadlines, and get a preview of the myriad of programs, exciting extracurriculars, and boundless opportunities waiting for you.
Academic Information Sessions
Our academic departments are proud to offer information sessions twice a day to help you explore the programs they offer, showcase dynamic courses, and what it's like studying at a premier, research-intensive university.
Biology & Life Sciences  Chemical & Physical Sciences • Commerce, Management & Economics • Computer Science, Mathematics & Statistics • English & Drama • Forensic Science • Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology • Psychology • Visual Studies • Why Companies Hire Humanities & Social Science Graduates


Program Information Fairs

SCIENCE PROGRAMS - Visit the atrium in the Instructional Centre (IB)

Anthropology Anthropology

Biology Biology • Biology for Health Sciences • Biomedical Communications • Biotechnology • Business, Science & Entrepeneurship • Comparative Physiology • Ecology and Evolution • Molecular Biology • Paleontology

Chemical & Physical Sciences Astronomical Sciences • Astronomy • Biological Chemistry • Biomedical Physics • Chemistry • Earth Science • Geology • Physics

Forensic Science Forensic Anthropology • Forensic Biology • Forensic Chemistry • Forensic Psychology • Forensic Science

Geography Combined HBSc Environmental Science/MSc Sustainability Management • Environmental Science • Geographical Information Systems • Geography • Combined HBA Environmental Management/MSc Sustainabilty Management • Environmental Management • Geography • Environmental Geosciences

Mathematical & Computational Sciences Applied Statistics • Bioinformatics • Computer Science • Information Security • Mathematical Sciences

Psychology Behaviour, Genetics and Neurobiology • Combined HBSc Exceptionality in Human Learning/MA Child study & Education • Combined HBSc Psychology/MA Child Study & Education • Exceptionality in Human Learning • Psychology

ARTS PROGRAMS - Visit the atrium in Deerfield Hall DH

English & Drama Canadian Studies • English • Philosophy • Theatre, Drama & Performance Studies • Theatre & Drama Studies

Historical Studies Classical Civilization • Diaspora and Transnational Studies • History • History of Religions • Latin American and Caribbean Studies • South Asian Civilizations • Women and Gender Studies

Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology Combined HBA/Master of Information • Communication, Culture, Information & Technology • Digital Enterprise Management • Professional Writing and Communication

Language Studies Education Studies • English Langugage Linguistics • French and Italian Language Teaching and Learning • French Language Teaching and Learning • French Studies • Functional French • Italian • Italian and French • Linguistics

Philosophy Ethics, Law and Society • Philosophy of Science

Political Science • History and Political Science • Political Science

Sociology Criminology, Law and Society • Sociology

Visual Studies Art and Art History • Art History • Cinema Studies • Visual Culture • Visual Culture and Communication

BUSINESS PROGRAMS - Visit the rotunda in the Innovation Complex (KN)

Economics Economics

Management Accounting • Commerce • Finance • Marketing • Business, Science and Entrepreneurship • Management

Student Services and Non-Academic Fairs
Our community of campus partners include many departments and offices, all of whom are here to support you! Meet the incredible teams of people who will help you from year one to year done.

Available in the Instructional Centre (IB)
Library • Medical Radiation Sciences • Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre (RGASC)

Available in the Innovation Complex (KN)
Admissions • Campus Tours • Financial Aid • Hospitality & Retail Services • IELTS@UTM Test Centre • Student Housing and Residence Life

Available in the CCT Building (CCT)
AccessAbility Services • Career Centre • Centre for Student Engagement • Erindale Campus Special Response Team (ECSpeRT) • Experiential Education Office • International Education Centre • Health & Counselling Centre • Office of Student Transition • Physical Education, Athletics and Recreation

Campus Tour

Tours and Demos
Guided Campus Tours
Explore the different buildings and state-of-the-art student facilities, check out various student hangouts, and take in the beautiful scenery.
Residence-Only Tours
Learn about UTM’s diverse range of housing options, with more than 1,500 spaces of traditional-style rooms, apartments, and town houses.
Anthropology Lab
Take a glimpse into the past! Visit the Anthropology lab to learn about the study of humankind from its beginnings to the present day.
Biology Lab
If Biology is your domain, check out our labs! (Pre-registration at the Biology table will be required on the day of.)
Chemistry, Physics & Earth Sciences Labs
Check out the state-of-the-art technology and instruments used by our students!
Erindale Studio Theatre & Deerfield Rehearsal Spaces
Take the stage at Erindale Studio Theatre where professional-quality theatrical performances are held, and visit our rehearsal spaces!
Forensic Science Crime Scene House
Our Crime Scene House allows students to investigate simulated crime scenes. (Due to limited space, this tour is only open to prospective students.)
Psychology Lab Demo
Dr. Jeff Graham will show you how to train Sniffy the Rat to work for cheese; explore a dream analysis technique; and find out if you have an unconscious bias to see women at home and men at work.
Recreation, Athletics and Wellness Centre Tour
Get fit! UTM’s athletic facilities include an eight-lane swimming pool, an Olympic weight-lifting room, and a teaching studio.

Student taking a picture at the photobooth

Fun Stuff and More!
#UTMOpenHouse Contest
Follow Aimee at @UTMFuture & #UTMOpenHouse on Instagram to go behind-the-scenes, enter our contest, and win U of T merch!
Innovation Activation
Drop by the CCT Building from 11:00am – 3:00pm to engage with other future students in a game show style race against the clock to make a million dollar idea! (Sponsored by ICUBE UTM)
#MyUTM Student Stories
14,000 students call us home. Visit the CCT Building to read the unique stories shared by our students through #MyUTM.
Bookstore Pop-up Shop
Pick up some U of T swag at the UTM Bookstore Pop-up Shop located in the link between the CCT Building and the Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre.
Theatre Performances
Theatre & Drama students will perform at different spots around campus! Catch a 30-minute performance outside the CCT Building, Deerfield Hall, and the Instructional Centre (see map for details).