O-Week

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Welcome to UTM! As the official welcome to the University of Toronto Mississauga, O-Week provides new students with an introduction to life at UTM, academic preparation, and all the campus resources available to make transition into university a successful one.

Throughout this programming, you will have the opportunity to learn more about your academic program, discover the UTM campus, become better prepared for your first week of classes, meet your new UTM family, and make some new friends before classes begin! 

O-Week is free and all new-to-UTM students can participate! Attendance at O-Week is strongly encouraged. Upper year students will tell you that attending this week really helps with learning about the campus and making friends.UTM's Orientation will occur from Monday August 28th-Wednesday August 30th, 2017. Are you interested in learning more about what's included in your FREE O-Week package? Read below!

Learn more about UTM's Orientation Events

O-Week 2017 Schedule

Prepare yourself for some exciting and informative opportunities that will have you fully prepared for your first week of classes. See below for some sneak peeks of some of your upcoming O-Week highlights!

Welcome Ceremony  O-Week Fair  Departmental Orientation  Friends  Friendships  Taste of UTM  O-Week  Management          

Welcome & Invocation Ceremony           

  • Your official welcome to UTM! Here, you will receive your University of Toronto Mississauga lanyard and full information about the many events offered during O-Week. 
  • Participate in a formal introduction to your campus through the first ever Invocation Ceremony at UTM. Join us to be part of history and receive your University of Toronto Mississauga pin!

O-Week Fair

  • Come meet and learn all about the variety of campus resources that will be available to support you as a new to UTM student. Play some games, enjoy some festival-like treats, and win some prizes!

Department Orientation

  • This session is an absolute must, in fact, your attendance is strongly recommended by the University of Toronto Mississauga as this event will allow you to understand your academic program and be prepared for your academic experience.
  • Topics include: overview of program organization and expectations, upper-year student panel,a mock lecture from a faculty member, and more!

Campus and Departmental Tours

  • Don't know how to find your way around the campus? Having difficulty figuring out where your classes will be? No idea where you can find a Starbucks? Never fear, upper year student mentors are here! Participate in a general campus tour or a departmental tour...or both!

Taste of UTM

  • Interested in what you can be involved in during the fall and winter term? Roam around the beautiful UTM campus and drop-in on any activities that catch your eye to get a 'taste' of the many UTM experiences that you will have the opportunity to participate in!

UTM Real Talk Sessions          

  • Let's get real, there is a whole lot to navigate in university. Learn crucial information that will be real-ly helpful as a new to UTM student!
  • Sessions will be themed in three different categories: UTM Real Talk-Academic Success, UTM Real Talk- Get Involved, UTM Real Talk- Health & Wellness.