Services to Campus GroupsThere are many services to student group leaders and offered by various areas or offices of the University of Toronto. Services include online services, venue information, leadership training, specific services and general help.
Finding a student group on campus
The Ulife website (www.ulife.utoronto.ca) provides an up-to-date listing of all groups recognized by the University as well as contact information and links to your group’s website.
Web Pages & Other Internet Services
Student Life offers web server space free to campus groups. The server is at groups.sa.utoronto.ca. Contact the Web Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or log in with your UTORid and password at Campus Web Groups. Groups can email email@example.com for more information and assistance.
You can establish a UTORlist for your group through the Information Commons, as long as you are a Recognized Campus Group (through Ulife). See UTORlist Service.
A primary group contact person listed on Ulife can request a U of T ("@utoronto.ca") group e-mail account through Ulife. Login to Ulife at www.ulife.utoronto.ca and select Manage Group Services.
U of T student leaders have access to venues on campus to help build their group.
Event VenueThere are several places on campus to book spaces for your group events. Every venue has a different set of policies and procedures in booking space. Please remember to check-in with that the rules and regulations are for each venue. There is more information about event or meeting spaces at the Ulife Frequently Asked Questions page.
Ulife Service Centre
The Ulife Service Centre is available to all students, student leaders and U of T community members to inquire about services offered about U of T campus organizations. it is located in room 516 of the 21 Sussex Club House. The centre includes two computer stations and printing services student leaders of Recognized Campus Groups.
You may log-in to the computers using your UTORid and password. Please note that you can only access the computers if you validated your status as a group leader on Ulife.
Office Space at the Sussex Club House
Over 50 campus groups have offices and access to meeting rooms, rehearsal rooms, a lounge, meditation room, and other facilities at 21 Sussex Ave., Floors 4, 5 & 6. A limited number of shared offices are allocated each year for a two-year occupancy term. Groups must be recognized in order to apply for office space. The application procedure for office space allocation is available online.
The Office of Student Life and the University of Toronto Students' Union offer workshops for student leaders of groups at the university.
Ulead Leadership Program
Office of Student Life offers a program called Ulead to help orient, network, develop skills and transition your group. Student leaders interested in being eligible for office space should register in Ulead program.
Request a WorkshopThe Leadership Development team would love to hear from you about any specific leadership topic your group or team would want tailored to specific leadership needs. Be sure to request a workshop.
There are several services the Office of Student Life runs for student leaders for their campus groups.
Student leaders of campus groups can get 1000 black-and-white photocopies OR 100 colour copies for $25 at the Ulife Service Centre. The Office of Student Life only accepts cheques made payable to "The University of Toronto" and a receipt will be provided.
Your group may also want to check with the UTSU as they do offer free photocopy services for UTSU-recognized groups.
Bank and Recognition Letters
Campus organizations can request a bank or recognition letter through our online request form. Clubs can use a bank letter to open a new account or make changes to existing accounts. Recognition letters can be used to show the official status of your club as a University of Toronto group. You can request a letter through our form by clicking here.
Currently, on-campus mailboxes for campus groups are available at the U.T.S.U. office. The Office of Student Life does not currently provide mailboxes to campus groups.
Recruit members at a UTSU membership drive opportunities, including Orientation Clubs Day, Winter Clubs Week and Unity Through Diversity.
As a U of T student leader, it may be daunting on how to establish your group or to make it thrive from where it is now. There are several places to get consultations on how to help your group build.
Legal Advice is provided by Downtown Legal Services that is staffed by law students and funded through a student levy. Disputes can often be resolved with assistance of the Office of Student Life.
UTSU Club Services
If your group requires consultation with creating your group’s Constitution or information on planning an event, the Vice-President Campus Life of UTSU is there for consultation. Simply make an appointment by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for any help you need with your group.
Office of Student LifeThe Office of Student Life has dedicated staff to help guide your group to build its own capacity.