The Centre for International Experience co-ordinates a variety of pre-arrival, welcome and orientation events and services to support you as you transition into U of T. Start with the Pre-Arrival Checklist (PDF) to find information about health insurance, getting a study permit, securing housing and more.
- Pre-arrival: International student experience ambassadors
- Arrival: Airport U of T welcome booth
- Orientation: Grad Step Up
- Orientation: International Student Welcome Reception
Orientation is a great way to meet your new classmates and discover useful information about the University. Orientation activities take place in the two weeks leading up to the start of classes in early September. If you arrive in January, you will also find a variety of orientation activities to support you. See the orientation calendar of events.
Not able to attend orientation?
If you are a new international student or an exchange student and are not able to join orientation events during orientation week, you can still connect with the Centre for International Experience to get all the info you need. Staff and student ambassadors can provide information about the University and the City of Toronto, and assist you in any way they can. Get more information about:
- Immigration regulations
- Health insurance information (UHIP)
- Intercultural adaptation
- Building your community and getting involved in campus life
You can also register for tours at the St.George, Mississauga or Scarborough campus at your convenience.
All new undergraduate and graduate international students