Week of Welcome

September 5th-12th, 2018

Week of Welcome runs from September 5-12 2018 and helps students familiarize themselves with Toronto, UofT, and the Universtiy of Toronto Students Union. Our events bring together students from all three campuses, across various programs and faculties, totaling to over 25,000 attendees. We partner with businesses, campus groups, and students clubs to provide a well-rounded orientation experience for everyone!

Events Schedule

Colleges and Faculties

UofT is home to several colleges and faculties, and each with their own orientation programming. Our events overlap with other orientation schedules and are also open to students not participating in their respective faculty/college’s orientation. Click on your faculty/ division below to learn more about their orientation events!
Victoria College
University College
New College
St. Michael's
Innis College
Daniels - Architecture


Orientation would not be possible without our many sponsors. Come to our events and follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat to win prizes and learn more about our many affiliates.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the Week of Welcome?
A. The Week of Welcome is a week dedicated to help incoming students acclimate to the U of T campus. This is one of the largest orientations in Canada, and engages thousands of students with a diverse set of interests.
Q. How much does the Week of Welcome cost?
A. The Week of Welcome is free for all students. Divisional orientation usually charge a fee. However, UTSU offers a bursary for students who cannot afford the cost to attend their college/ faculty orientation.
Q. Do I have to register for the Week of Welcome?
A. The Week of Welcome events do not require that you register ahead of time.
Q. Can I attend the the Week of Welcome events if I’m attending another Orientation week?
A. Yes, in fact, most divisionals orientations overlap with our events.
Q. Do I need a T-card to get access to events?
A. The only event which requires a T-Card to get access to the event is for our Blue Jays game.
Q. Can non-UofT Students attend the events?
A. Unfortunately, these events are hosted for incoming UofT students only. However, non-UofT students are welcome to come cheer on the parade from the sidelines and tag along to Clubs Carnival!
Q. Where can I learn about orientation events for different divisions?
A. Divisional orientations have their own websites to communicate with students.
Q. How can I contact you?
A. Please send us an email at orientation@utsu.ca.