Newly Admitted Students

Welcome to St. Michael’s College!

We are pleased to offer you admission to St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto, Faculty of Arts & Science.

As your home base within the Faculty of Arts & Science, St. Michael’s offers students a welcoming community, a distinguished academic environment and a hub of resources to support your success. Our historic, 11-acre green campus in the heart of downtown Toronto will be your home for the next four years.

Once you have accepted your offer, we invite you to do the following:

Over the coming months, you will  receive our New Student Bulletins containing everything you need to know on how to prepare for your arrival in September. If you have any questions, please contact the SMC Registrar’s Office. Your College Registrar’s Office is your reliable first stop for any questions – academic, financial or personal.

Congratulations once again on your achievements! We look forward to meeting you soon.

Regards,

Giancarlo Mazzanti
Registrar & Director of Student Services
University of St. Michael’s College
University of Toronto
g.mazzanti@utoronto.ca

Questions? / Email: ask.smc@utoronto.ca / Look for us on twitter: @REGSTUDSERV

  • 2022 SMC Welcome Day

    When: Saturday, June 11, 2022, 9 AM (EST)

    The University of St. Michael’s College cordially invites newly admitted students joining USMC in September 2022 to a Welcome Day. On this day:

    • incoming students will have the opportunity to acquaint themselves with our College
    • meet upper year students and staff
    • receive information about course selection, fees, financial aid, student services, residence life, the Writing Centre, the Library, SMC Ones, USMC Programs and other campus resources

    We’ll go over everything you need to know about your first year.

  • Course Selection Online Chats
    Stream Dates
    Life Sciences (LFE), Math & Physical Sciences (MPS) and Computer Science (CSC)
    • LFE: Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 2 – 3 PM (EST), Delivery: Slate
    • MPS & CSC: Friday, June 24, 2022, 10 – 11 AM (EST), Delivery: Slate

     

    Humanities (HMN) and Social Sciences (SSC)
    • Friday, June 17, 2022, 2 – 3 PM (EST), Delivery: Slate
    Rotman Commerce (COM)
    • Monday, June 20, 2022, 10 – 11 AM (EST), Delivery: Slate
    All Streams
    • Monday, June 27, 2022, 10 – 11 AM (EST),  Delivery: Slate

     

    Registration will open in early-June.

     

  • Webinars for International Students

    Before you arrive in Toronto, there are some things you will need to prepare for – everything from organizing your travel documents to finding somewhere to live. Visit the Pre-Arrival Information Page on the Centre for International Experience website for a checklist and advise. If you have further questions regarding your study permit, transitioning, finances, and academic considerations and UHIP (health Insurance), stay tuned for our webinars in July. Registration will open in July.

    July Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 10:00 – 11:30 AM; Monday, July 18, 2022, 10:00 – 11:30 AM
    August Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 10:00 – 11:30 AM

     

  • Academic Info Sessions

    If you are unable to attend our Welcome Day event, please try to attend one of our online info sessions. The sessions will focus on topics such as degree requirements, course enrolment, and program enrolment. Registration information will be available in June 2022.

    Dates Time
    Monday, July 4, 2022 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (EST)
    Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM (EST)
    Wednesday, July 20, 2022 10 AM – 12 PM (EST)
    Wednesday, August 3, 2022 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM (EST)
    To Be Determined N/A

     

  • 2022-23 Admission Scholarships

    St. Michael’s College offers a number of admission scholarships to our most qualified incoming students each year. Students who select USMC as their first choice will be automatically considered upon admission; those receiving scholarships will be notified in their letter of offer.

    In order to be considered for some of the admissions awards, such as the Robert J. and Mary Catherine (Ware) Birgeneau Scholarships, students must be receiving provincial student loans (OSAP, BC Loan, etc.).

    For the 21/22 academic year, students received admission scholarships from $1,000 to $4,500 and on average $3,333.

    • Queen Elizabeth II Admission Scholarship (established by gracious permission of Her Majesty the Queen) – This renewable admission award has been established to encourage in undergraduate students in St. Michael’s College a loyal appreciation of the role of the Monarchy or, more specifically, of the Queen (or King) of Canada.  Recipients must be residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need based on University of Toronto criteria, who have a high average on admission, and who indicate St. Michael’s College as first choice of college in the Faculty of Arts and Science.  Renewability is conditional on the recipient continuing to demonstrate financial need, maintaining an annual GPA of 3.5 on a standard course load of 5.0 credits and returning to full time studies at St. Michael’s College in the following academic year.  One award available, value $9,000 (awarded in 4 parts – first year $3,000 of which $1,000 is applied for residence credit, second year $2,000 renewal based on annual GPA of 3.5, third year $2,000 renewal based on annual GPA of 3.5, fourth year $2,000 renewal based on annual GPA of 3.5)

     

    • The Pope Francis Admission Scholarship – This renewable admission award has been established to encourage in a student of St. Michael’s College a devoted appreciation of the ministry of the Roman Pontiff as Successor of St. Peter and Chief Bishop of Christ’s Holy Catholic Church. Renewability is conditional on the recipient continuing to demonstrate financial need, maintaining an annual GPA of 3.5 on a standard course load of 5.0 credits and returning to full time studies at St. Michael’s College in the following academic year.  One award available, value $8,000 (awarded in 4 parts – first year $2,000, second year $2,000 renewal based on annual GPA of 3.5, third year $2,000 renewal based on annual GPA of 3.5, fourth year $2,000 renewal based on annual GPA of 3.5)

     

    • The Robert J. and Mary Catherine (Ware) Birgeneau Scholarships – established by Robert J. and Mary Catherine (Ware) Birgeneau. The scholarships provide for half the total annual fees for a first year student registered at St. Michael’s College in the Faculty of Arts and Science.  Recipients must be residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need based on University of Toronto criteria and who have a high average on admission.  Priority is given to students from the following – 1 – St. Helen’s Parish (Toronto),  2 – St. Anthony’s Parish (Toronto), 3 – another parish in what would be considered the downtown urban core area of Toronto.  Multiple awards available, value – approximately $4,300.

     

    • The Louis L. Odette Residence Scholarships – multiple awards available, value varies
    • The Hubert Sceats Memorial Residence Scholarship – one award available, value varies
    • Thuy Le and Sac Thi Doan Memorial Residence Scholarship – one award available, value varies
    • The C.D. Howe Memorial Residence Scholarship – one award available, $4,500
    • The Wilfred S. McDonnell, Q.C. Residence Scholarship – one award available, value varies
    • The Gerald S. Horgan, Q.C.Residence Credit Award – one award available, $1,000
    • The Reverend John M. Kelly, C.S.B., Residence Scholarship – one award available, $2,500

     

    • The Clayton W. Kehoe Memorial Admission Scholarship – multiple awards available, value $3,000 ($2,000 for tuition fees and $1,000 for residence fees)

     

    • The Melissa Clubbe Memorial Admission Scholarship – one award available, $2,000
    • The Sutton Family Scholarship – one award available, $2,000
    • Garry W. Nicholson Memorial Scholarship – one award available, $2,000
    • Janet Elizabeth Faulds Awards – multiple awards available, $2000
    • The Gerald S. Horgan, Q.C. Residence Credit Award – one award available, $1,000
    • The Reverend John M. Kelly, C.S.B., Residence Scholarship – one award available, $2,500

     

    • Doris Annie Davies Admission Scholarship – one award available, value $5,500 (awarded in 4 parts – first year $1,000, second year $1,500 renewal based on annual GPA of 3.7, third year $1,500 renewal based on annual GPA of 3.7, fourth year $1,500 renewal based on annual GPA of 3.7)