Residence at UTM offers a variety of programming including social activities, cultural events and educational events. We encourage you to take advantage of residence as more than just a place to live and find the right balance of involvement to support your interests and complement your academic experience.
|Name of Program||Date||Brief Description|
|Sept 2-10, 2023||Learn more here|
|Check with your Don||A chance to interact with other members of your community. These gatherings also give you a forum to communicate with your Don and get questions and concerns answered. Community gatherings are also used by Dons to give residents important administrative information, information about various events and opportunities and about useful campus resources|
|Check with your Residence Education Facilitator (REF)||An opportunity to develop academic related skills. Topics that are covered during the include: applying for post, creating an academic network, building a collaborative environment in your group work projects, developing your presentation skills, and more.|
|Check with your LLC Program Facilitator (LLC PF)||An opportunity led by the LLC PF to help LLC students develop skills for academic success! Workshop topics are designed to be relevant to the LLC course(s), program, and/or academic interests to ensure a personalized LLC experience.|
|Check with your Don||After moving in, your Don will be conducting a monthly house check to ensure that your unit meets our cleaning standards. We want you to be successful, so please feel free to use the cleaning information provided below throughout the year, as well as during the move-out period. Failure to meet our standards may result in financial charges and/or disciplinary measures. If you have any questions, please get in touch with your Don. Learn more here|
LLC Faculty Field Trips
|Check with your LLC Program Facilitator (LLC PF)||An opportunity for LLC students and faculty to connect outside of the classroom and participate in conversation and activities that foster learning and relationships. FFT activities are coordinated based on the academic interests of and relevance to the LLC.|
Residence Services Desk Pop-Ups
|Stay tuned in our weekly newsletter||Join us at the Residence Services Desk for programming around residence and win prizes! Events include movie nights, game nights, and more to connect with students all over residence.|
Fall Door Knocking Initiative
|Oct 2-3, 5:30 - 8:30 PM||The Door Knocking Initiative is designed to build student engagement and support within the residence community. A group of volunteers comprised of UTM faculty, staff, and residence student staff will be coming to your doors for a friendly chat!!|
Reading Week Programming
|Oct and Feb reading week||Have a chance to have some fun over reading week!|
Ask a Nurse Workshops
|Bi-Weekly throughout the year||Attend an Ask a Nurse Workshop to learn more about health topics relevant to the time of year!|
Ask a Nurse Pop-Up Booths
|Weekly throughout the year||Visit the OPH lobby to speak with a Health & Counselling Centre nurse about health topics relevant to the time of year!|
Academic Advisors in Residence
|Oct 23-27||Join your Residence Education Facilitators (REFs) for a fun and informative Academic Advisors in Residence session in collaboration with the Academic Advisor team! This session and Q&A aim to provide residence students with an overview of who Academic Advisors are, an understanding of the services they provide, how to book appointments and learn more about academic planning.|
|Oct 31, 6-9 PM||Spooktacular is the residence Halloween festivities! Check out our trailer to get a sneak peak of the haunted house! Haunted house will be located in Schreiberwood houses 48-49.|
Fall Global Speaker Series
Residence Orientation: Welcome Back Week
|Feb 9||Join us for a talent show like no other! ARTsFest is the Artistic Resource Teams’ annual marquee event! Participate by submitting visual art (photographs, paintings, drawings, etc.) or competing by performing live (acting, dancing, singing, etc.)|
Winter Global Speaker Series
Colman Cup Bash
Winter Door Knocking
|March 26-27, 5:30 - 8:30 PM||The Door Knocking Initiative is designed to build student engagement and support within the residence community. A group of volunteers comprised of UTM faculty, staff, and residence student staff will be coming to your doors for a friendly chat!|
|Check with your Don & REF/LLC PF||An opportunity to connect individually with your Don and LLC PF/REF to receive support. Learn about opportunities this semester and share about your experience in residence and at UTM. Interested in joining the Residence Student Staff Team? This is a great chance to ask them questions about their roles!|
|Check with your Don||Stay tuned to learn more about socials that will be offered from our Residence Dons|
Overview of Committees
|Artistic Resource Team (ART)|
The ART committee is dedicated to celebrating and showcasing Art on residence. We aim to create an inclusive space for creatives, those who appreciate the arts and anyone just looking to engage in artistic activities as a hobby/de-stressor.
|If you are interested in joining ART, email us to get put on our mailing list at: firstname.lastname@example.org|
Colman Cup is a long-standing tradition at the UTM residence where students compete in their mascot groups to win the Colman Cup trophy! It provides students the opportunity to meet other residents and build community spirit through friendly competition!
The committee is responsible for planning and running these monthly events as well as the year-end celebration and awards ceremony, Colman Cup Bash. We look forward to seeing you represent your mascot in the next Colman Cup event!
|Equity Outreach Network|
The Equity Outreach Network (EON) runs events and initiatives that aim to create safe and fun spaces for underrepresented and equity-seeking individuals living in residence. We value diversity as a strength, centering equity and inclusion as prioritized values on residence, and are led by a team of dedicated Residence Student Staff that are passionate about these shared values and amplifying student voices.
EON operates several branch groups, open to all students. These groups are focused on and run by students with specific identities, with the goal of finding community in residence. The current branch groups are:
Events include Chill N' Chat, Cup of Coco, Black History Month, and our Year End Equity Gala. There will also be opportunities to step out of your comfort zone and join conversations on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and more conducted through webinars, workshops and informal community gathering settings.
If you are interested in learning more about EON, or are interested in joining a branch group, reach out to us through any Residence Student Staff member or at email@example.com
For more information on the following additional opportunities in residence, please click on the respective links: