Orientation 101


What is the fee for St. Mike’s Orientation 2019?  

The main orientation fee is included in First Year tuition fees. This fee covers your t-shirts, all food and events for the week.

Do I still need to register for Orientation if the fee has already been paid for, if I want to attend? 

All first year students who wish to attend orientation need to register on this website or on Welcome Day on June 8th 2019 at the Orientation 2019 booth.

What if I am a commuter attending a late night event? 

Whether it is a late night evening event, or programming that ends later than expected, St. Mike’s has got you! During Orientation week we offer an overnight space for commuters. If you intend on using this service, you MUST register. 

Click here to be transferred to our page where you can register and pay for overnight space.

Is there a fee for overnight space? 

Yes, if students are intending on staying in the overnight space, they must register and pay a flat fee of $20.00 using the link provided in the question above. This space is offered from September 1st-4th, and we have our Orientation Staff and Commuter Dons managing and watching over this space.    

* Shower use will be permitted for those registered for overnight space. 

When is Orientation? 

Sunday September 1st to Wednesday September 4th.  

When do the first day of classes begin?
Classes begin on Thursday September 5th.    

Will there be any Orientation events held after the first day of classes begin? 

We will have light programming occurring at St. Mike’s on the first day of classes. We will be participating in the Engineering Society's Blue & Gold Bed Race. This an event where several colleges at U of T create their own “bed racer” and compete against one another to win the cup! It will be taking place at King’s College Circle. Be sure to stop by and cheer on the St. Mike’s Racer Teams--- if you don’t have any classes scheduled during this time slot!     

When is move in day for St. Mike’s and Loretto residences? 

Move in day is Saturday August 31st (the day before Orientation begins).  

What should I bring? 

  1.  Sweater
  2.  Sunscreen
  3.  Comfortable walking shoes 
  4.  Any medication or EpiPens that you may need
  5.  Your enthusiasm!   

** In addition to this list, students using stay over space will also need: personal hygiene products (toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, deodorant, makeup, Advil etc.), overnight clothes, sweater, medication, EpiPen, pillow, sleeping bag, phone chargers. 

How do I stay informed about all things St. Mike’s Orientation through social media channels? 

“Like” and Follow our social media handles listed below to stay informed:  

Class of 2023 Facebook Page

Facebook: @uStMikes2023 

Instagram: @ustmikesstudents   

Orientation Website: www.stmikesorientation.com 

University of St. Michael's College Website: www.stmikes.utoronto.ca   

Link to residence page at USMC? 

Any residence inquires can be sent to smc.residence@utoronto.ca . Or you can visit https://stmikes.utoronto.ca/smcresidence/ for more information.    

Loretto residence student?  

Please visit https://stmikes.utoronto.ca/loretto/ if you are joining Loretto College Residence for more information about their move in procedures!