New Student Programming

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Welcome to the University of Toronto Mississauga! We are delighted you have chosen to make UTM your home for the next few years.

A special line-up of programming was designed especially for you! Through both our for-credit and co-curricular offerings, you will learn more about this wonderful community, meet the people you will soon call friends, and be set forward on your pathway toward graduation. 

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 First year mentorship (link)  Transitional Academic Courses (link)  O Week (Link)

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Learn more about our New Student Programming

The programming offered to new students contributes to the following goals:

Cultivate foundational academic skills

  • Encourage healthy habits of practice that support academic success
  • Facilitate the development of core academic skills, including communication skills

Promote depth and breadth of knowledge

  • Spark intellectual curiosity
  • Provide opportunities for engagement within and across disciplines as well as with the UTM and Mississauga communities
  • Introduce opportunities for the application of academic knowledge and the development of practical skills

Develop civic and community engagement

  • Promote school and community pride
  • Provide opportunities to meet students with similar interests
  • Introduce students to the value of co-curricular engagement

Encourage personal development

  • Promote self-reflection and self-awareness
  • Facilitate the development of medium and long term goals
  • Support students as they navigate through change

Support students negotiating the system

  • Define university academic expectations
  • Introduce university policies and procedures
  • Encourage use of resources on campus


For all questions and feedback regarding New Student Programming, please contact us at:

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