Academic Coaching Program

Academic Coaching Program

What is the Academic Coaching Program?

How do I better manage my time? How do I take care of myself when school, and life, gets stressful? What happens to my career goals if I don’t get into my intended program? What skills do I need to be successful?

Where can I get help with these types of questions?  

The transition to university can be difficult for most students. While university is a fantastic opportunity for both personal growth and skill building, often it feels like there are many hurdles to achieving your goals. Let the Academic Coaching Program help!

The Academic Coaching Program (ACP) provides an opportunity for students to receive individualized, ongoing support in reaching their academic and personal goals. In group sessions, and in one-on-one meetings, students in the program will work with an Academic Success Coach, and an Academic Success Mentor, to develop skills, create academic goals, and navigate the many challenges and resources that come with being a student at UTM. 

What are the elements of the program?

  • Bi-weekly themed group sessions, including sessions about effective note taking, time management and procrastination, stress and wellness, and more!
  • One-on-one meetings with an Academic Success Mentor
  • Office hours to work directly with the Academic Success Coach
  • Personalized goal setting reports and feedback  
  • Social events throughout the term 

What are the benefits of the program?

  • Learn and develop key academic and personal skills for success at UTM
  • Knowledge and support from a successful upper year student
  • Gain familiarity with the campus and available resources
  • Be a part of a supportive community made up of your peers, mentors, and coach
  • Participation is recognized on the Co-Curricular Record (CCR) of the University of Toronto highlighting the skills and competencies developed through engagement with the program

This experience is approved on the Co-Curricular Record (CCR)! Links to the ccr website.

When does the program run? 

The Academic Coaching Program begins January 2020 and runs until April 2020. See the list of weeks when sessions are run, as well as session times and locations below:

Stream A (Transfer Students Only)

Weeks of:

  • January 13th
  • January 27th
  • February 10th
  • March 2nd
  • March 16th
  • March 30th

Available session times: 

  • Monday, 11am – 12pm (MN4107)
  • Monday, 2pm – 3pm (MN4107)
  • Tuesday, 1pm – 2pm (MN4107)
  • Wednesday, 4pm – 5pm (MN6128)
  • Thursday, 10am – 11am (MN6128)
  • Friday, 3pm – 4pm (MN6128)

Stream B

Weeks of:

  • January 20th
  • February 3rd
  • February 24th
  • March 9th
  • March 23rd

Available session times: 

  • Monday, 11am – 12pm (MN4107)
  • Monday, 2pm – 3pm (MN4107)
  • Tuesday, 12pm – 1pm (MN4107)
  • Wednesday, 4pm – 5pm (MN6128)
  • Thursday, 10am – 11am (MN6128)
  • Friday, 3pm – 4pm (MN6128)

Your session day and time are chosen upon registration for the program.

One-on-one meetings with Academic Success Mentors are based on mentor availability and can be scheduled directly with them.

Academic Success Coach Office Hours: Thursdays 3pm - 5pm in DV2075D 

Meet The Team

Coming soon! 

How do I Enroll?

Click here to register for the Academic Coaching Program.

There is no cost associated with participation in this program.

Inquiries

For all questions and feedback regarding the Academic Coaching Program, please contact:

Andrew Fenech

Academic Success Coach

  • Room 2092, William G. Davis Building
  • Email: andrew.fenech@utoronto.ca