Will you be a first-year international student at U of T in September 2016? Did you do your secondary level education outside of Canada? If so, then Step Up might be for you!
Step Up is an immersive transition program which will assist you in your process of orienting to a new social and academic environment. Meet the professors, fellow new and upper-year students, and staff members who will be a part of your U of T experience over the next few years. Learn how to navigate and take advantage of the many opportunities to enrich your U of T experience.
Step Up is open to first-year undergraduates who are either international students or who did their secondary level education outside of Canada, and who will beginning studies in one of the following U of T faculties in September 2016:
Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
Faculty of Arts and Science (St. George only)
Faculty of Music
John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design
Registration is by invitation only. If you are eligible, you will have received an invitation by email. If you believe you are eligible but did not receive an email, please contact us at the address listed below.
Please note that payment should be made only after your registration has been processed.
Dates and Details
For 2016, Step Up will run from Monday, August 29 through to Thursday, September 1, with optional social outings on Friday, September 2.
Move-in will be on Sunday, August 28 and move-out will happen on Friday morning September 2. Anyone moving in to a U of T residence will be granted an early move-in on that day.
As a Step Up participant you will:
Meet professors, peers and advisors who will support and guide you throughout your studies;
Participate in academic preparation workshops;
Get to know the resources available to you at U of T;
Get to know the University campus;
Have health care coverage through the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP); and
Stay in residence, with breakfast and lunch provided.
The cost for the week is $300.
If you have questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.