First-Year StudentsWelcome to all first year students and to students enrolled in PSY100.
The University of Toronto is a big place and can be somewhat overwhelming for students new to the campus and, perhaps, new to the City of Toronto itself. Below is some information designed to assist you during your first year at the St. George campus and/or your first year pursuing studies in psychology.
- PSY100 Information
- Course Enrolment:
- Subject POSt Enrolment
- First Year Seminar Courses
- First Year Foundations: The One Programs
- First Year Learning Communities (FLCs)
- ROP299 Program
- Important Links for New and Returning Students
In Fall-Winter 2016-17, three sections of PSY100H are being offered. The schedule is as follows:
- PSY100F (Sept to Dec): Tue 11 a.m. - 12 noon. & Thu 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Instructor: D. Dolderman)
- PSY100S L0101 (Jan to Apr): Tue 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Instructor: A. Waggoner Denton)
- PSY100S L5101 (Jan to Apr): Mon 6 - 9 p.m. (Instructor: J. Vervaeke)
For information on PSY100 classes, please email Nora Sellers at email@example.com.
Timetables and Course Enrolment
Below is the Fall/Winter 2016-2017 Calendar and Timetable, the Summer 2017 Preliminary Timetable and Sessional Dates for 2017-2018. Information on enrolment in courses can be found in the timetable.
- 2016-2017 Arts & Science Calendar
- 2016-2017 Arts & Science Registration Handbook and Timetable
- 2017 Summer Timetable (preliminary)
- 2017-2018 Sessional Dates
Subject POSt Enrolment
ENROLMENT IN ALL PSYCHOLOGY SUBJEST PROGRAMS OF STUDY IS LIMITED. Enrolment in a Subject POSt (program of study) begins in early April and ends in September of each year. There are three types of programs - Type 1, Type 2 and Type 3. The Psychology minor, major and specialist programs are Type 2 Subject POSts, which means that certain requirements must be met for admittance to the program. For Type 2 programs, there are two rounds of enrolment. The first round of enrolment runs from early April to mid-May, with invitations issued by late June. The second round of Type 2 Subject POSt enrolment runs from early July to late August, with invitations issued in early September. For more information on how to enrol in the program(s) of your choice, visit the Arts & Science website at http://www.artsci.utoronto.ca/current/program/enrolment-instructions/index_html. For detailed information on the programs of study offered by the Psychology Department, visit the undergraduate program web page at http://home.psych.utoronto.ca/undergraduate/programs.htm.
First Year Seminar Course
Arts and Science offers new first year students the opportunity to participate in small seminar classes where they can participate actively in academic discussions. These full-year courses help to develop strong written, oral, and teamwork skills. More information on these courses is available on here on the Arts & Science web site.
First Year Foundations: The One Programs
The One Programs are offered at all colleges on St. George campus and provide first-year students with an extraordinary opportunity to explore their interests and engage with community. One programs typically combine one or more theme-based courses with co-curricular events (e.g. guest lectures) and experiential learning opportunities. Applications for Fall 2014 will open in February. For details visit the First Year Foundations webpage.
The First-Year Learning Communities (FLC - pronounced flick) Program provides first-year students with the opportunity to meet classmates, develop friendships, form study groups, and develop academic and personal skills. A FLC is a group of 24-30 students in the same area of study, who will be enrolled in some of the same core courses and will meet regularly outside of class time for useful and fun activities. For more information about FLC and how to join, go to http://flc.utoronto.ca/.
Research Opportunity Program (ROP299)
The ROP provides second year students with the opportunity to work closely with a professor on a research project. This work counts as a full-year credit course (299Y). The Psychology Department offers a number of ROPs that are administered through the ROP Office within the Faculty of Arts and Science. The deadline for application is in March prior to the course start date in September. For complete information on how to apply and the qualifications/restrictions for applying, visit the Arts and Science website at http://www.artsci.utoronto.ca/current/course/rop.
For ALL first year students, here are some useful links:
- Arts and Science New Student Information
- AskMe Site: ask a question, view FAQs for new students and more
- Student Life Programs and Services
- Heath and Wellness Centre
- Academic Success Centre
- Accessibility Services
- English Language Learning in Arts and Science
- Transition Advising for International Students (and others)
- 21 Pieces of Advice for First Year Students
- Exams 101 (basics about the final exam process)
- First Term Trouble Shooting
- The Portal
- Psychology Students' Association