Welcome to New College!

New College Orientation is a week-long program of events and activities designed to support the transition of incoming students to New College, the University of Toronto, and the city of Toronto.

With thoughtful and dynamic programming, New College Orientation provides incoming New College students with the skills and tools you need to help you succeed in your university career and make the most of this brand-new experience. The program will help you build strong social and academic connections to the College community and introduce you to ongoing programs, groups and activities to support you through the academic year. The program also aims to help prepare students for university level education through skill development and program orientation.

New College Orientation

Transitioning to university can be both exciting and intimidating. New College Orientation helps make your transition a little easier and a lot more fun. Our program is designed to give you the best possible start to university life by offering you events and opportunities to develop academic skills, build social networks, and find academic connections in your new community. It is an excellent way to discover what student life will look and feel like as an incoming student. 

New College Orientation 2024 will run from August 26, 2024 through August 31, 2024. You can find information about New College’s 2024-25 Orientation, including registration, through the link below. Registration is now open!

Black Student Orientation

Want to celebrate Black culture, embrace the community at the University of Toronto, and prepare yourself for the UofT experience? Black Student Orientation, organized by Black Students for Black students, is an opportunity to make a smooth transition into university life, make new friends, and start the year on a positive note!  

Learn more about Black Student Orientation here.

Need more information about New College’s Orientation programs? Please contact us at new.studentlife@utoronto.ca

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Find all the information that incoming New College students and parents might need in our New Students Guide!

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