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Back-to-school 2011: Key dates

August 30, 2011

TORONTO, ON – The official countdown to back to school has begun. This September, U of T’s three campuses will come alive as new and returning students participate in orientation activities, attend their first day of classes and move into residence.

Here are a few important dates to remember:

BACK-TO-SCHOOL START DATES:

August 22, 2011
  • Faculty of Medicine (third year students)
August 29, 2011
  • Faculty of Medicine (first and second year students)
  • Dalla Lana School of Public Health
September 6, 2011
  • Faculty of Law
  • University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)
  • Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/OISE  (Concurrent B.Ed. Year 3)
September 8, 2011
  • Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering
  • University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)
September 12, 2011
  • Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
  • Faculty of Arts & Science
  • Faculty of Music
  • OISE (graduate programs)
  • OISE (Consecutive B.Ed. program and Concurrent B.Ed. program)
  • Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work

 

 

 

RESIDENCE MOVE-IN DATES:

August 29, 2011
  • UTM (first year students)

 

September 3 , 2011
  • UTSC

 

September 5, 2011
  • St. Georg

 

 

ORIENTATION EVENTS

Note: Media are invited to attend orientation events. There will be a number of photo opportunities available.

Wednesday, September 7

TIME EVENT LOCATION
10am to 2pm Clubs ShowcaseAn exciting and interactive event that introduces over 10,000 students to more than 300 campus groups and organizations. Students can walk around at their leisure, join clubs and gather information about services and programs for students Hart House ( 7 Hart  House Circle) & King’s College Circle

 

Friday, September 9

TIME EVENT LOCATION
2:30 to 4:00 pm Orientation Parade Hundreds of  students parade, cheer and chant enthusiastically around the streets of downtown Toronto  Starts at King’s College Circle and ends on field behind University College
4 to 7pm Orientation Concert   Back campus

 

 

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For more information, please contact:

U of T Media Relations Team
416-978-0100
Media.relations@utoronto.ca