Webinars & Events

Throughout the year, U of T hosts a variety of webinars, trainings, live and virtual events for students and their family and friends. Check out the information and links listed below for upcoming opportunities and recordings of past events. 

Webinars for Parents, Family Members and Supporters of Newly Admitted U of T Students, St. George Campus

June 17, 5:30 – 7 p.m.

July 13, 9:30 – 11 a.m.

August 11, 6:30 – 8 p.m.

This is an annual webinar hosted by the Student Life Orientation and Transition Committee in June, July and August. All parents, family members, friends and other supporters of newly admitted U of T students are welcome to attend. 

Watch last year’s webinar:

English Transcript

Other Events Throughout the Year

Registration links will be added as they become available.

April

Transition Day for U of T Students with Disabilities

April 27, 2022 from 12 – 3 p.m. EST

This is an annual event hosted by U of T’s Accessibility Services every April. Transition Day is an opportunity to learn about academic accommodations and how they are implemented at U of T. During this event, support services available to students, assessment processes and student transitions are discussed. Prospective, newly admitted and enrolled U of T students are welcome to attend, as well as their parents, family members, friends and other supporters, such as high school educators, guidance counsellors and community partners who work with students with disabilities. Watch the Transition Day video series on YouTube and visit the Accessibility Services Transition Day webpage for more information.

Register for Transition Day.

June/July/ August

Moving Forward

Moving Forward is a transition program specifically designed for incoming U of T students living with disabilities (e.g. learning disability, mental health-related, ADHD, physical challenges or another accessibility issue). Throughout June, July and August, the Moving Forward program offers specific sessions for undergraduate students, international students, transfer students, professional and graduate students. In September, a Moving Forward Refresher is also offered during the first few weeks of the Fall term. Students are encouraged to register via the Moving Forward website.

August

Financial Aid for First Generation Undergrad Students & Their Families and Friends 

In August, Access & Inclusion Peer Programs hosts a financial aid event for first generation students (students whose parents/guardians did not complete post-secondary education in Canada).  This event focuses on the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), financial awards and financial counselling. Access & Inclusion welcomes parents, guardians and supporters to join U of T students at this event. Students may register via CLNx. For additional information about Access and Inclusion related programming, check out the Access & Inclusion Peer Programs website.   

September

Moving Forward Refresher 

During the first few weeks of September, A Moving Forward Refresher is offered. The Moving Forward Refresher is a transition program specifically designed for U of T students living with disabilities (e.g. learning disability, mental health-related, ADHD, physical challenges or another accessibility issue). Students are encouraged to register for the refresher via the Moving Forward website.

November and June

Convocation & Virtual Ceremonies

U of T’s Office of Convocation invites family and friends to celebrate the significant milestones and remarkable achievements of students. In the past, Spring and Fall in-person, webcasted and virtual convocation ceremonies have been offered by U of T. For information on upcoming convocation related news and events, please visit the Graduation and Convocation webpage.