Winter Welcome

 

Winter Welcome - January 15th, 2021

The CSE's virtual Winter Welcome event will take place on Friday January 15th, 2021. There will be two separate offerings of the same activities at 7AM-10AM and 4PM-7PM (Eastern Standard Time). To find your local time, click here to use the Time Converter Tool.

Check out the schedules below and learn more about each activity! This experience is also CCR-eligible, so keep scrolling to find out more!

 

Morning Session

Winter Welcome Morning Activity Schedule. A 3 by 3 cell grid is pictured with activity names and timings. The background is light blue with white sparkles on top resembling snow.

Room #1 Activities

7:00AM - 8:30AM - Undergraduate Degree Essentials with the Office of the Registrar (1.5 hours)

8:30AM - 9:00AM - Pet Purr-ty (0.5 hours)

9:00AM - 10:00AM - Academic Integri-TEA with the Academic Integrity Unit, DEM Association, and ICCIT faculty

Room #2 Activities

7:00AM - 8:00AM - Scavenger Hunt Goose Chase

8:00AM - 9:00AM - Don't be sus! Join Among Us!

9:00AM - 10:00AM - Peers Supporting Peers: Your Mental Health Roadmap with the Health & Counselling Centre

 

Evening Session

Winter Welcome Evening Activity Schedule. A 3 by 3 cell grid is pictured with activity names and timings. The background is light blue with white sparkles on top resembling snow.

Room #1 Activities

4:00PM - 5:30PM - Undergraduate Degree Essentials with the Office of the Registrar (1.5 hours)

5:30PM - 6:00PM - Pet Purr-ty (0.5 hours)

6:00PM - 7:00PM - Academic Integri-TEA with the Academic Integrity Unit, DEM Association, and ICCIT faculty

Room #2 Activities

4:00PM - 5:00PM - Peers Supporting Peers: Your Mental Health Roadmap with the Health & Counselling Centre

5:00PM - 6:00PM - Don't be sus! Join Among Us!

6:00PM - 7:00PM - Scavenger Hunt Goose Chase

 

Activity Descriptions

 

Academic Success Activities

Undergraduate Degree Essentials with the Office of the Registrar

Learn more about program selection, academic resources and tools available to you, and upper-year student advice on academic success! Join this session with the Office of the Registrar to learn more about how to keep yourself on track this winter term.

Academic Integri-TEA with the Academic Integrity Unit

Bring a cup of tea (or your preferred warm beverage) and chat with the Academic Integrity Unit! We will discuss plagiarism, integrity and give you tips to make sure you succeed this Winter semester without committing any academic offence. This event is also in collaboration with the DEM Association and ICCIT faculty.

 

Social & Wellness Activities

Pet Purr-ty

Join the party - or should we say, purr-ty at our Pet Purr-ty event! Meet new people, say hello to their lovely pets, and bring your own! This activity is open to all students and animal lovers alike.

Peers Supporting Peers: Your Mental Health Roadmap with the Health & Counselling Centre

Join us for a Wellness Workshop led by upper-year UTM students. Work with your peers to build your own Mental Health Roadmap and learn essential skills to cope with stress, just in time for the new semester!

Don't be sus! Join Among Us!

Get connected with your peers while playing a thrilling game of Among Us! A great de-stressor to conclude the hectic first week back to school. If you’re not there, you’re sus!

Scavenger Hunt Goose Chase

Join us for some competitive fun and a chance to make friends! Work to complete missions and earn points for a chance to win a UTM Bookstore gift card!

 

Zoom Information

The Zoom information below applies to both Morning and Evening Sessions.

Room #1

https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/84727391994

Meeting ID: 847 2739 1994 

Passcode: welcome 

Room #2

https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/81977071459

Meeting ID: 819 7707 1459

Passcode: welcome

 

Earn a CCR notation at Winter Welcome!

To earn a CCR notation for your participation at Winter Welcome, follow these easy steps:

  1. Attend ONE (1) Academic Success activity
  2. Attend ONE (1) Social & Wellness activity
  3. Complete the Winter Welcome CCR reflection form, which you can access by clicking here.

Banner image with a blue background with white text saying "This experience is approved on the Co-Curricular Record!" On the right side of the banner is the CCR logo in white.

 

BONUS! International Student Corner with the International Education Centre!

Are you an international student? 

Book an appointment with the International Student Advisor at the IEC for a personalized international student orientation where you will learn more about life at UTM as an international student and also have your questions answered. Click here to book an appointment or copy and paste this link in your web browser: https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/InternationalEducationCentre1@utoronto.onmicrosoft.com/bookings/ 

Are you interested in expanding your UTM experience to a global scale?

The IEC has a great calendar of virtual events open to all students this winter term! Join the IEC at their Global Cafes event series, where you can engage in an intercultural exchange of stories and experiences with your peers! To register for a Global Café event, or to discover more programming from the IEC, click here.

 

Inquiries

For all questions and feedback regarding Winter Welcome, please contact:

Janina Malapitan

Orientation Team Lead