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Student Life

  • Will I be able to get peer tutoring or other types of academic support to help with my courses?
    You will have access to subject specific support through virtual learning communities, online workshops, 1:1 appointments with subject specialists or peer tutors, and an array of online resources found at
  • Will there be a career fair for graduating students?
    You will be able to participate virtually in career-related services and events, such as iLaunch, designed specifically to help graduating students launch their careers and search for a job during this period of uncertainty
  • Will there be an orientation?
    Yes. Starting July 2020, summer orientation programming will be delivered on Canvas, Ontario Tech’s new learning management system. This new MyStart course, is designed to introduce you to university life; and help connect you with your classmates, upper-year student leaders, faculty and staff. The transition to blended learning will be supported through a faculty-specific review of fundamental concepts including math, writing, chemistry and study skills; and a new online learning module. You will have the opportunity to complete components of MyStart on your own time and will also be encouraged to participate in a variety of interactive sessions throughout the summer to get connected with your classmates and other members of the university community. Stay tuned for more information about September Orientation activities later in the summer.