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Welcome Class of 2020!

#uStMikes #uStMikes2020 #hoikitychoik

The College welcomes and invites you to live out your vocations as energetic and intellectually serious students seeking knowledge, truth, and goodness across a remarkable array of disciplines and programs. In choosing St. Michael’s, you are a member of a flourishing and distinctive college community that’s part of one of the world’s great research universities.

Orientation Week:

The excitement is building here at St. Michael’s as we prepare for your arrival!

Get off to a good start by reviewing the resources shown below.

All new students are invited to join us for Orientation, which is designed to introduce you to university life and to connect you with St. Michael’s and University of Toronto’s academic, cultural, social and spiritual resources.

Orientation begins with the Commuter Students’ Orientation Day on Wednesday, August 31 (9:00 am -?? check with Oriana) and the Residence Students’ Move-in Day on Monday, September 5 (9:00 am to 4:00 pm).

Orientation Week kicks off on Tuesday, September 6 and runs through to Saturday, September 10.

Opening day highlights include Campus Ministry’s Breakfast of Champions, the opening rally in the Quad (9:00 am?? check with Oriana), the President’s Welcome (10:00 am, The Coop??), the Orientation Mass (5:00 pm, St. Basil’s Church), and the Invocation Ceremony (7:00 pm, Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport, Devonshire Pl, Toronto).

Attend one of the Q&A Information Sessions with the Registrar’s Office (see the Newly Admitted Students page for details)[ADD LINK] to find out more about academic counselling and financial support.

Learn about the John M. Kelly Library’s academic resources and support such as the Writing Centre, the Kelly Library Personal Librarian program and  additional Learning Support programs.

Our Orientation Team has been working hard all summer so that you can enjoy a fun-filled week!
Meet new friends and join in all of activities lead by Campus Life and Orientation Team Leaders and SMCSU.

Register for FROSH 16: CAMP SMC the student-run Orientation Week activities (see FROSH 16: CAMP SMC [ADD LINK]).

Orientation Week wraps up with the traditional Tri-college March to U of T.

Classes begin on Monday, September 12.

Meet the Class of 2020:

You are one of XXX students selected from XXXX applicants and XX transfer students. The Class of 2020 represents XX provinces with international students from XX countries.

There’s More!

Look forward to Additional Activities this Fall:

Join us for the St. Mike’s Clubs and Volunteer Fair and the SMCSU BBQ on Wednesday, September 14.

All parents are invited to Parents’ Welcome Day on Sunday, September 25.

Orientation Week at a Glance:

August 21-September 2:
Residence and Commuter Don Training

August 31:
Commuter Student Orientation Day

Monday, September 5 (Labour Day):
Residence Move-In Day

Tues. Sept. 6 to Sat. Sept. 10:
Orientation Week is open to all incoming St Mike’s students and features academic Q&A sessions, Orientation Mass, Invocation … and much more.

Register for FROSH 16: CAMP SMC, the student-run Orientation Week activities (see FROSH 16: CAMP SMC )

Tues. Sept. 6:
5 pm: Orientation Mass, St. Basil’s Church
7pm: Invocation Ceremony, Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport, Devonshire Pl, Toronto

Mon. Sept. 12:
Classes begin

September Events:

Wed. Sept. 14:
St. Mike’s Clubs & Volunteer Fair and SMCSU BBQ

Sun. Sept. 25:
Parents’ Welcome Day

Sept. 29:
Michaelmas: The Feast of St. Michael and All Angels

Social Media

Follow uStMikes on social media.
Please use these hashtags so we can find you!
#uStMikes
#uStMikes2020
#hoikitychoik

Resources and Support:

We’ve compiled a list of resources to help you make the most of your experience here at St. Michael’s.

(WEBSITE TO DO: Add the online links by Registrarial, Academic, Campus Life and Kelly Library, Student Club links – see below. )

Office of the Registrar

• Financial Aid
• Academic Counselling
• FAQs for Newly Admitted Students

International Students

Refer to U of T – add link

Academic Resources

• John M. Kelly Library
• Kelly Personal Librarian Program
• Writing Centre
• Learning Support/Counsellors from UofT -to confirm

Spiritual and Wellness

• Campus Ministry

Office of the Dean and Campus Life

• Commuter Students and Commuter Dons

Residences at St. Michael’s

• St. Michael’s College
• Loretto College

Undergraduate Gateway

• For a complete list of resources for Undergraduate Students, see our Undergraduate Gateway.

Student Organizations

• SMSCU
• The Mike
• More ??