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Welcome To Get Started #UTSCGetStarted

Starting at U of T Scarborough in September 2021?

Your Journey at U of T Scarborough begins with Get Started! Hosted by the Academic Advising & Career Centre, Get Started is an interactive virtual academic orientation designed to support your Transition from High School to University.

Our mission is to provide the knowledge and tools that you need to have an academically successful first year. Here are 5 reasons why Get Started is the right place to begin:

Get help choosing your first year courses and receive answers to your questions. (i.e. What are breadth requirements? Or how do I know which courses I can take?)

Connect with First Year Peers and staff members of various academic disciplines, who are excited to share their experiences with you. (Hint: all First Year Students are assigned an Upper Year Student Mentor, so keep an eye out for email communications from them).

Attend our Course Selection Support with an Academic Advisor, where we will walk you through the course selection process step by step (Look out for the Course Planner, we promise it will be your guiding light)

Join our Prep Yourself Series and discover what it means to have a holistic student experience at U of T Scarborough (Don’t worry, we’ll cover all the best tips and tricks so you can make the most of each day)

Explore all the resources U of T Scarborough has to offer in one place with our Digital Toolkit (Just be sure to bookmark your favourites for quick access)

Get Started is NOW LIVE!

Access Get Started

Available on Quercus, an online learning platform used at the University of Toronto. Select Access Get Started to begin. See you there!

As Get Started is a virtual program, please see our recommendations to ensure an optimal experience:

  • Personal Computer: You will need regular access to a computer. While much can be done with tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices, they are not guaranteed to work in all areas of the course. For an optimal experience, you must have a laptop or desktop computer (Windows 10 or higher or Mac OS X 10.14 or higher is recommended).
  • Internet connection: High-speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended for an optimal learning experience. Note that relying on a library or a café for internet access is not recommended.
  • Quercus should be used on the current or first previous major release of Chrome, Firefox, Edge, or Safari. Quercus runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, or any other device with a modern web browser. Your computer operating system should be kept up to date with the latest recommended security updates and upgrades.
  • Additional information is available. 

It is the University of Toronto's goal to create a community that is inclusive of all persons and treats all members of the community in an equitable manner. In working towards this goal, the University strives to provide support for, and facilitate the accommodation of, individuals with disabilities so that all may participate in the full range of activities that the University offers.