The University of Toronto has a wide variety of resources available for its student body, including from academic, student life, career-planning, student life, extracurricular activities, and more.
ACORN, the new student information service at U of T, contains data relating to your admission and academic performance at the University of Toronto. If you are a current student, you can add and drop courses, vote in student elections, order transcripts, update addresses, etc. Some services, such as course enrolment and elections, are available only during periods specified by relevant faculties or organizations.
QUERCUS is a resource online for students to access specific course content posted by their instructors, teaching assistants, and professors. Depending on the class, students can often also see their academic progress, access assignments and readings, and engage in academic discussion with classmates.
See more about QUERCUS in the video below:
There are numerous ways to get involved with student life at the University of Toronto. One of the best ways to get involved is to visit the Student Council for your College, which offers a variety of positions available to incoming students. Students can get involved with one or more of the many clubs available campus wide.
Visit the Student Life page for more information
The University of Toronto’s Career Centre provides valuable resources for students including career counselling, resume clinic, workshops, and volunteering. Students are encouraged to visit the Career Centre or their frequently-offered workshops to seek career-related guidance.
Centre for International Experience
The Centre for International Experience (CIE) is an all-encompassing resource for international students at the University of Toronto for assistance regarding VISAs, study permits, adjusting to cultural differences and more.
The CIE is also home to the Transition Advising program, which supports international students in their adjustment to the University of Toronto and life in Canada. Students can make one-on-one appointments with the CIE Transition advisors, who will assist them directly or direct students to the appropriate resources and offices that will help them with their goals and questions.
Health & Wellness
The University of Toronto offers a number of resources for health and wellness including an on-campus walk in clinic at the campus Health Services in the Koffler Centre, numerous athletics facilities including Hart House, the Athletics Centre, and the new Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport (opening in January 2015). The University of Toronto puts a great deal of emphasis on both students’ physical and mental wellbeing.
Counselling and Psychological Services
The Counselling and Psychological Services at UofT offers a wide range of counselling and psychological services tailored to the challenges presented by university life. The focus of counselling and psychotherapy is on assisting students who are experiencing emotional or psychological problems or difficulties. Professional counsellors will help students to clarify issues, to better understand emotions, relationships and responses, and to deal effectively with problems/challenges, so that students are able to achieve their personal and academic best.