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If you require any accommodations to participate fully in orientation, please contact the Residence Services Desk at resdesk.utm@utoronto.ca

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Want to win prizes for exploring the campus? Download GooseChase on your smartphone and register as a UTM Residence student for access to our Welcome Home Week Challenge missions! You’ll earn points for completing missions and the community who completes the most missions will win a pizza party! Have fun exploring and stay safe! Our game code: RDD8Q1

Orientation Schedule

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September 2

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Student Experience Activation Stations: Chill, Slay, & Play

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Dinner Pick Ups

Various Locations. See in description.

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

This event is on your own! Pick up your FREE dinner before heading to your Community Meet Up. 

Pick Up Locations:

Erindale & Oscar Peterson Hall (OPH) students: Back of OPH

Roy Ivor, McLuhan, & Schreiberwood students: Roy Ivor Patio

Putnam, Leacock, and MaGrath students: Parking Lot 5

Community Meet Up #1

See locations here

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for Community Meet Ups – a chance to bond with your community! Don't miss this opportunity to connect with your don and fellow members. See you there.

Welcome Home

Gym A/B

8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Welcome to the UTM Residence's exclusive Welcome Home Event! Connect with fellow Residence Students, celebrate the new academic year, and experience a vibrant evening filled with talented performers. Let's cultivate a strong community together! See you there!

 September 3

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Gym C

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for a relaxing yoga session, suitable for all skill levels – beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Our experienced instructor will guide you through the practice, helping you find inner balance and tranquility. We provide yoga mats and equipment, so all you need to bring is your enthusiasm. Embrace the experience with us!

Residence 101

Various Locations. See in description

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Don't miss Residence 101! Here you will meet your Community Development Coordinator and get all the essential information for living in residence. Please ensure you are joining the session for your residence area. See you there!

MaGrath Valley, Leacock Lane, Putnam Place, and McLuhan Court students: DV2080

Oscar Peterson Hall students: DV2072

Erindale Hall and Roy Ivor Hall students: DV2074

REF Meet & Greet

See locations here

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Meet your Residence Education Facilitator (REF) and get to know the ins and outs of being a UTM student! First-year students living in residence will have the opportunity to meet and connect with their REF and get prepared for the start of classes!

LLC Welcome

Roy Ivor Lobby

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Welcome to your living-learning community! Meet and get to know other students in your LLC and from other LLCs while enjoying a complimentary lunch. You will also meet your LLC Program Facilitator to learn more about the awesome programs we have in store for you this year!

Upper Year Social: Water Soak 'n' Splash

MaGrath Backyards

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join the Upper Year Social for a thrilling water fight and a chance to bond with other residence upper year students. Don't forget your towel and competitive spirit! Let's make unforgettable memories together! See you there!

Make it Home

On your own

3:30 PM- 6:30 PM

Learn more about Mississauga using our Make it Home pamphlet! We have created one time use vouchers for Uber that are only available for the week of Orientation, make sure you use it to visit some of the locations highlighted in the pamphlet!

Community Meet Up #2

See locations here

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Spend time with your community before the Colman Cup Cheer Off! Make sure to be on time to your community meet up so you can prepare with your community for the cheer off! We will also spend some time elaborating on your student experience in residence and how you can develop during your time with us, so that you can be set up for success during your UTM experience!

Colman Cup Cheer Off

Parking Lot 8

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come on down to the Colman Cup Cheer Off! This will be your first opportunity to see what Colman Cup is all about and compete with other mascot groups to win points towards the trophy given out at the end of the year! Make sure to bring your A game and are ready to cheer throughout the night!

 September 4

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Equity Outreach Network Quiz Show

Roy Ivor Lobby

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us in an evening of entertaining Jeopardy Questions with the UTM Equity Outreach Network Committee on topics related to Sports, UofT/UTM, Music, Movies and/or Geography, and more! Come with your friends for some snacks and the chance to win some prizes!

Artistic Resource Team Karaoke

Roy Ivor Lobby

9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The ART committee presents our first event of the year, a karaoke night! If you're all about music, fun, and good vibes this event is for you! Come to Roy Ivor Lobby/Colman Commons  on September 4th from 9 - 10:30 PM to enjoy the fantastic community and make some new friends! Don't hold out on those lovely voices :)

September 6-8

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Coffee Pick Ups

OPH Lobby

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Calling all coffee and tea enthusiasts! Come on down to OPH for some free coffee/tea/hot chocolate.Whether you need a morning jolt before class or a cozy pick-me-up during study sessions, we've got you covered! 


 September 9

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International Student Mixer

Roy Ivor Lobby

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Welcome to the International Student Mixer! Join us for a diverse and unforgettable evening where you can connect with fellow international students, share experiences, and celebrate cultures from around the world. Mark your calendars and embrace this opportunity to make new friendships and expand your global network.

Residence Fest

Parking Lot 5

4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Head on down to P5 for our residence Festival! This is our carnival like event where you'll have the opportunity to interact with various inflatable games. There will also be food trucks and a dance party! Have fun playing the various games and dancing when the sun goes down!

 September 10

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Community Gatherings #1

See locations here

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This will be the first Community Gathering that will be facilitated by Dons. It will be hosted during Orientation Week so that you can dedicate some time to figuring out when students are available for future CGs. 


Community Meet Up Locations

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2023 CMU Map.pdf (2.36 MB)

 Click the link to view a map of our Community Meet Up locations!

Community Area Don Name CMU Location Rain Location
EH101-EH105 Parami EH Lawn/Wooded Plank MN3220
EH201-EH205 Luke EH Rocks MN3295
EH206-EH211 Nafees DH Front Lawn IB210
EH212-EH303 Vanessa DH Front Lawn IB240
EH304-EH309 Trinity DH Front Lawn Roy Ivor Lobby
EH310-EH401 Suhavi MN Patio Erindale 1st floor common room
EH402-EH406 Annie MN Patio Erindale 2nd floor common room
EH407-EH413 Tamara North Field Erindale 3rd floor common room
EH501-EH506 Emily North Field Erindale 4th floor common room
LL116-LL127 Sharon Leacock Rocks DH4001
LL128-LL137 Lexi Leacock Backyards IB200
LL138-LL145 Mohamad Putnam Backyards IB377
LL146-LL153 Drishti Leacock Lawn IB260
MV155-164, MV203-MV208 Elliot MaGrath Backyards IB340
MV166-MV183 Mark MaGrath Rocks MaGrath Common Room
MV184-MV200 Seoghee MaGrath Lawn IB235
MV209-MV223 Momina Davis Hill IB370
MV224-MV238 Keya Davis Hill IB380
MC055-MC063 Melanie McLuhan Backyards IB320
MC064-MC072 Piya McLuhan Backyards IB350
MC073-MC081 Lynette McLuhan Backyards IB395
MC082-MC089 Ananya McLuhan Rocks IB280
OP128-OP134 Arub OPH Front Lawn OPH 2nd floor common room
OP200-OP213 Kashvi OPH Front Lawn OPH seminar room
OP215-OP227 Madison OPH Back & Sides OPH 3rd floor common room
OP229-OP242 Cean OPH Back & Sides OPH 4th floor common room
OP301-OP313 Kuicmar OPH Back & Sides OPH 5th floor common room
OP315-OP327 Radu OPH Rocks OPH 6th floor common room
OP328-OP342 Salik North Field MN2130
OP401-OP413 Matthew North Field MN3160
OP415-OP427 Helya North Field MN3180
OP429-OP442 Christina North Field MN1170
OP501-OP513 Zakira Kaneff Side Lawn  MN1190
OP515-OP527 Khyati Grass between IB & Library MN2100
OP529-OP542 Avery Grass between IB & Library MN2190
OP615-OP627 Cassandra Grass between IB & Library MN2260
OP629-OP642 Meaghan Grass in front of the library MN3100
PP092-PP099 Rachel Putnam Lawn CCT Lobby
PP100-PP107 Ishu Putnam Lawn DH café seating
PP108-PP115 Jaqueline Putnam Rocks DH3000
RH601-RH608 Anita Roy Ivor Rocks MN3130
RH609-RH615 Giselle Behind Roy Ivor MN3140
RH617-RH623 Aref Behind Roy Ivor MN3150
RH624-RH630 Thammathorn Roy Ivor Lawn MN3170
RH632-RH640 Shereece Roy Ivor Lawn MN3190
RH642-RH650 Zaryab Roy Ivor Lawn MN3210
SW016-SW021 Sean SW Rocks MN3120


REF Meet & Greet Locations

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REF Name Room Location
Aden IB200
Ridwan IB210
Ching Ying IB220
Rohan IB240
Sirine IB280
Krit IB320
Angelina IB335
Safa IB340
Aisha IB350
Ellie IB360
Aline IB370
Ayush IB379
Shona IB390
Maya IB395
Afreen DH3000


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