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Transcript of Student Orientation
(verb) freely offering to do something
(noun) a person who freely offers to do a task
volunteering usually involves unpaid work, helping a cause that the volunteer cares for or is passionate about, for example, volunteering at food banks or at marathons to raise money for charity. Student Orientation January 2013 Access U of T Life Outside the Classroom Social Activities Volunteer Experience
Program Technical Issues? UofT Email Account WiFi Access TCard
Your Student Card Housing University Application Program Student Advising Cultural Assistants CONTENT Welcome
UofT Email Account
Visas + Study Permits
University Application Program
UAP Events + Workshops
Health + Safety
Extracurricular Activities World of Words
Student Magazine Activity Calendar
- Tuesday - Friday
12:30pm - 1:30 pm
- ELP Lobby
- Cash only! by Ennis Blentic Student Services Coordinator Visa + Study Permit Counseling Stay
Connected ELP, SCS, UofT, Toronto - your new home
More than 30 different countries
English only Policy: 8 am to 8 pm
First Challenge: Meet 5 new friends from 5 different countries Welcome WHAT IS A TCARD?
> Student I.D.
> Proof that you are a student at UofT
> Purchase tickets for social events at ELP
> Valid only for duration of your course
> Renews automatically if you register for another course HOW TO OBTAIN YOUR TCARD?
> At Robarts Library with your TCard Letter (distributed in class, Friday) AND Passport Free!
*if lost, $12 replacement fee More information on pages 4 & 5 of your Student Handbook Activate your UTORid to create your "email@example.com" email account. Follow steps on page 4/5 of your Student Handbook. HOW? It's free!
Does not expire - you can continue to use your @utoronto.ca after you leave ELP. Advantages For technical help, please see the Information Commons Desk at Robarts Library. 1st Floor
130 St. George Street
t: (416) 978-4357 You can find these steps on pages 5 & 6 of your Student Handbook. Wireless Network: UTORWIN
WEP Key: UToronto1home 1. 2. Enter your UTORid + password Explore More World-class research and teaching university - Canada's largest and most distinguished U of T Libraries - One of the world's leading library systems
computer terminals Explore more on pages 6, 13, 14, 15 of your Student Handbook. One-on-one counseling Centre for International Experience
(33 St. George Street) Drop-in hours Every Tuesday 11am-2pm
Room 3-312 (drop-in/no appointments required. Know your status, know the rules (type of visa, expiry date).
Counseling cannot conflict with class time
Ask questions, make an appointment before it becomes a problem.
Be prepared and bring your passport! Want support with university and college applications?
Unsure about admission requirements, documents to submit, deadlines to note?
Consultations, workshops, information sessions, recruitment visits – check the lobby board or stay tuned for regular email announcements and updates One-on-one Consultations Drop-in:
Thursdays 11am – 1pm
AND Fridays 11am – 1pm By Appointment:
UAP Advisor, Lily Meshadiyeva
firstname.lastname@example.org For an up-to-date list of UAP events and activities, check the UAP board in the ELP Lobby. Student Homestay UofT Housing Service Counselling available every Monday 12:30pm - 1:30 pm in Room 10-204 Find a Homestay placement + followup with a counselor with any issues you may have with your placement. Username + password available upon request in the main office Room 4-106 Browse housing listings on-campus and off-campus as well as residence listing (summer and fall/winter)
Get information and advice on common practices, regulations, rules and tips on finding the right accommodation For more on housing options, see pages 18, 19, of your Student Handbook. Health + Safety Fully insured while enrolled at ELP.
Insured before you receive your insurance card.
U of T Health and Wellness Services will accept your health insurance without having to pay up front. Located at 214 College Street, Suite 307.
If using other walk-in clinics around Toronto, submit your receipt and you will be reimbursed within 4 – 6 weeks. Keep your health card on you at all times! You can find more information on page 16, 17 of your Student Handbook. Waiver Forms Liability and publishing release.
Please read this form carefully. Check one of the following on the form and sign:
“Yes” (ELP may use your photo or written work for promotional purposes)
“No” (ELP may NOT use your photo or written work) ELP CLUBS + EVENTS Photo Club Sports Club Music Night Games Night Taste of Toronto A great way to meet new people
Practice your English
Experience Canadian culture and entertainment
Clubs: music, photography, sports
and much more! cultural: (adjective) of or relating to the ideas, customs, and social behvaiour of a society
assistant: (noun) a person who helps in particular work SUBMISSION DEADLINE Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, etc.
Co-ed and all levels.
Meetings throughout the week - check the board in the lobby for more information. Every Thursday at 5:15pm in the lobby
Learn to play the guitar with Darren and Erik and perform at future school events!
Showcase your musical talents or learn to play a new instrument. Meets throughout the week - check lobby board for more information or ask CA Lily for details! Want to improve your writing skills?
Want to be a published writer?
Write about your country, culture, experiences in Canada, travels, ELP activities, or volunteering. March 20th, 2013 Maxine Darren Lily Sana Cindy Megan Andrea Eric Victoria Weekly meetings, every Wednesday 5:15pm RM 4-160
Next meeting is tomorrow [insert date]
For more information and to sign-up for events, students must attend weekly meetings and
check out the Volunteer Program board in the lobby. Earn a certificate + expand your resume Make a difference Build lasting friendships Practice your English Visit us on Facebook:
Follow us on Twitter:
@ELPSCSUofT Welcome Greeting and Introductions Campus Tour Welcome Party Onatrio Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) building, Room G162 (Auditorium)
252 Bloor Street West
UofT and its resources AND Housing
VISA/Immigration AND Health Insurance/Safety Meet at the ELP 4th floor Lobby and take a walking tour of your new campus
Dress for the weather, wear comfortable shoes, and feel free to bring your camera TOMORROW!
Games, food, prizes, music and more ...
Meet your new schoolmates and staff
Directions Orientation Robarts Library [130 St. George Street] Fun Food Changes to your personal information? Please update the ELP office with your personal contact information as soon as possible (e.g. email, addresses, phone numbers, etc.).
Email updates to email@example.com Office Contact w: learn.english.utoronto.ca
t: +1 416 978 5104