2019 New iSchool Student Orientation Week (MI, MMSt)

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University of Toronto - Faculty Information Office

140 Saint George Street

Toronto, ON M5S 3G6

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The start of the school year is almost here!

Get to know the iSchool and all the services and support available for students

Tuesday September 3, 2019 - Friday September 6, 2019

*THE SCHEDULE IS STILL BEING UPDATED, BE SURE TO VISIT THE PAGE PERIODICALLY FOR ANY CHANGES / ADDITIONS.

*You do not have to attend all days; please feel free to choose the day(s) / session(s) that interest you the most!

*Unless otherwise specified, sessions are open to all MI, MMSt, CDP students

*A separate email with full details and registration information for the social events, planned by your student council, MISC / MUSSA with be coming soon!



Day 1: Tuesday September 3, 2019 - MI & MMSt New Student Orientation Kick Off

9:30 am - 10:00 am: Welcome & Introductions

10:00 am - 10:30 am: Current Student Panel

10:45 am - 11:130 am: Breakout Sessions

Choose 1 out of 4 sessions to attend

  • Academic Success*

  • Financial Success*

  • Wellness Success*

  • iRelax with MINDFULNESS*

11:30 am - 12:30 pm: Pizza Lunch provided by your Student Council Members, MISC & MUSSA - Connect with your fellow students. MISC & MUSSA and Peer Mentors will also be present to answer any questions!*

*Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/orientation-day-1-miscmussa-pizza-picnic-tickets-66971845593

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: General Assembly / Meet the faculty

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: Meet Your Program / Concentration

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm: 'Know Your Strengths' Workshop

3:45 pm - 4:30pm: Meet the Inforum Team


*ALL attendees are required to pre-register for the above sessions

Light refreshments will be provided throughout the day




Day 2: Wednesday September 4, 2019 - Specialized Orientation Sessions

10am - 11am: CDP Student Orientation and Mix & Mingle

12pm - 1pm: International Student Orientation and Mix & Mingle

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: iJouney Career Workshop* - Hosted by the Careers Officer

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm & 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm: Breakout Sessions

Choose 1 session in each timeslot

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm:

  • Academic Success*

  • Grad Student Success*

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm:

  • Alumni / Employer Panel*

  • UTGSU Student Support*

  • Family Care Office*

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Health Break - Walk With the Dean

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Part-time Student Orientation and Mix & Mingle

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm: iSchool Amazing Race (MI & MMSt)*

8:30 pm: Pub Night (Duke of York) (MI & MMSt)*

*Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/orientation-day-2-amazing-race-pub-night-tickets-66981255739

*ALL attendees are required to pre-register for the above sessions

Light refreshments will be provided throughout the day




Day 3: Thursday September 5, 2019 - Bootcamp Day 1

Choose 1 out of the following 2 sessions to attend:

  • 9:15 am - 10:00 am: iRelax with MINDFULNESS*

  • 9:15 am - 10:00 am: iSquares*

Choose 1 out of the following 3 sessions to attend:

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm: Option 1: Critical Making Bootcamp*

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm: Option 2: Intro to Design Thinking Bootcamp*

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm: Option 3: Team Matters: Tools for Teamwork*

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Open House to BL 224/225 - stop by anytime between 12-1 to check out the newly renovated classroom on the main floor of the Bissell Building (BL), with state of the art technology!

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Mini Lecture (Technology Addiction)*

Choose 1 out of the following 2 sessions to attend:

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Option 1: Critical Making Bootcamp (Repeat)*

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Option 2: Intro to Design Thinking Bootcamp (Repeat)*

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Ontario Museum Association (MMSt students only)*

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Co-Curricular Success

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm: MISC Trivia at Hart House (MI only) - students must have an Eventbrite ticket to attend*

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/orientation-day-3-misc-trivia-night-tickets-66981033073

*ALL attendees are required to pre-register for the above sessions




Day 4: Friday September 6, 2019 - Bootcamp Day 2

Choose 1 out of the following 3 sessions to attend:

10:00 am - 12:00 pm (part 1)

  • Option 1: MI Programming Bootcamp (ISD, UXD, HCDS)*

  • Option 2: Coding for Non-Coder - Fundamentals of Programming (LIS, ARM, KMIM, CIPS, C&T)*

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (part 2)

  • Option 1: MI Programming Bootcamp (continued)*

  • Option 2: Coding for Non-Coder (Fundamentals of Programming) (Continued)*

  • Option 3: Safe Talk Training (Continued)*

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm: Yoga on the Lawn (MI students): Hosted by your Student Counil MISC; after a long week of workshops, meet and greets, social events, and INFORMATION overload (get it?), let's take a break and unwind with some yoga on the lawn. Yoga will be led by our very own Chelsea Humphries and the class will be suitable for all levels of experience. Bring a yoga mat if you've got one, wear some comfortable clothes and take some time to relax and recharge before a busy semester begins!

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/orientation-day-4-yoga-on-the-lawn-tickets-68411379277

3:15 pm - 5:45 pm: Curator's Tour & Talk - Gardiner Museum (MMSt students only)*

*ALL attendees are required to pre-register for the above sessions


Please note, registration for the Thursday and Friday Bootcamp sessions* is very limited; make sure to register early - Registration is limited to one session per student (this does not include any of the oher sessions on Monday and Tuesday). If the session is full, do not worry, there will be other similar type workshops available throughout the year.


We look forward to welcoming you all to the iSchool!

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