Apply to First Year Learning Communities

First Year Learning Communities help first-year students to make connections within their program of study. FLCs meet bi-weekly for workshops/events and FLC Meetings (facilitated by their upper-year FLC Leaders). FLCs are divided by program of study, with a maximum of 40 students in each FLC.

How to Apply

The application period will run from May 29, 2021 to August 23, 2021. Applicants will be notified of their status in the program and FLC assignment by September 3, 2021. To apply to the First Year Learning Communities, click here.

Applying After the Deadline

Students may continue to apply after the application deadline. Should you apply outside of this period, you will be added to our waiting list and notified should spaces come available.


To participate in this program, you must be an undergraduate, UTSC student in your first year at UTSC. Transfer students and students with transfer credits are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Collection and Use of Information

The information collected is used to determine group assignments, program development, student status verification, and program communication. Upon acceptance and once assigned to an FLC, your name and email address will be provided to your FLC Leader, who will email your about FLC meetings and events.

University Privacy Policy

The University of Toronto respects your privacy. Personal information that you provide to the University is collected pursuant to section 2(14) of the University of Toronto Act, 1971. At all times it will be protected in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you have questions, please refer to or contact UT Scarborough's Freedom of Information Liason (FOIL), Brent Duguid, at (416) 287-7033 or, Office of Business, Operations and Strategic Affairs, 1265 Military Trail, AA415B, Toronto, ON, M5A1A4.