Infos for New Students

  • Registration
    Registration opens mid-July (deadline is mid-September), please check exact dates at the SGS Sessional Dates page. You can register by either paying your fees or by registering without payment. If you wish to register without payment and cannot do so on Acorn, please submit a form to Helena Juenger. The Fall 2024 request form for registration without payment will be available on the SGS forms and letters page.
  • Acorn step-by-step guide and instructions
  • SGS Sessional Dates
    Please familiarize yourself with the sessional dates, they contain important deadlines.
  • SGS Student Forms & Letters
  • Housing
    In September, a lot of students entering UofT with you will be looking for housing in Toronto. It might be easier to find something a little earlier, so feel free to start looking now. Some pages you might find helpful are Craigslist, Kijiji, and
  • SGS new student infos (including infos about your student card and UTORid number)
    Please obtain your UTORid number as soon as possible, and send your University of Toronto email address to Helena Juenger as soon as you have it. Once you have registered and found a place to stay in Toronto, please update your “current mailing address” in Acorn. If you are a PhD in the funded cohort, please note that without a current mailing address set up in Acorn, the system cannot process your funding. Please also review SGS’ Graduate Student Admissions FAQs which include COVID-19 updates.
  • How to get a TCard
  • Course Enrolment
    Once you have your UTORid, you can start logging into Acorn (see information attached). You can request courses on Acorn, but to fully enrol, you need to fill out an Add Course Form (find it at the Student Forms & Letters website above) and submit it to Helena Juenger. Please review the Instructions for Graduate Course Enrolment on Acorn.
  • Please familiarize yourself with our Graduate Handbook.
  • U of T Virtual Tours