1. Accept Offer of Admission

    • Respond to the offer of admission via OUAC or the Join U of T Portal
    • Submit a non-refundable tuition deposit of $500.00 by credit card to secure your spot. Instructions on submitting payment can be found on your official offer letter. The University of Toronto cannot accept cash or personal cheques for this payment.
    • Questions about your offer of admission can be sent to connect.nursing@utoronto.ca
  2. Clearing Admission Conditions

    • If your offer of admission has condition(s), please follow the instructions outlined in your offer of admission letter and submit the required documents. Failure to clear outstanding condition(s) may jeopardize your entry to the BScN Program.
  3. Review Sessional Dates

    • View important sessional dates such as the start and end dates of academic terms, enrolment and fee deadlines
  4. Gather Documents for your Student Preparedness Permit

    • Your Student Preparedness Permit confirms you have submitted valid documentation to indicate your readiness to undertake our Nursing educational program.
    • This includes your:
      • police record check
      • immunization records
      •  CPR certification

Submit all documentation for your Student Preparedness Permit via the Synergy Gateway Portal by August 9, 2024. Learn more about the Synergy Gateway Portal.

All requirements must be met and valid for the full duration of the academic year until the end of June for students to be enrolled.

  • New students are urged to time immunizations and certifications to ensure they are valid until June 30th. Please read about the common errors that can cause your immunization record to be rejected.
  • All documents need to be official and in English (translations should be certified/notarized). Students should initiate their police record check, specifically the Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) check during the last week of June or first week of July to ensure that the check is valid until the end of the academic year – June 30th. Please note there can be lengthy wait times for some police services. Toronto residents are required to obtain a form prior to initiating the VSS check with the Toronto Police Service.  A Student Placement Co-ordinator will send this form to students who are Toronto residents in mid-June.
  1. Finance your studies

    • funding opportunities are available to BScN students from government student aid, such as OSAP 
    • View Scholarships and Awards [link to external awards page] to find information about external educational grants, bursaries, and scholarships
    • Remember to check your email for information about award & bursary opportunities as they become available throughout the year.
  2. Student Housing

    • While many of our students live at home, many also live on their own near campus. If you are looking for housing on or near campus, start your search with a visit to the Student Housing website.
  3. Pay your tuition

    • Tuition payment is required to complete your registration.
    • A fee invoice will be issued in mid-July. Full details on fees and registration will be sent out to new students in July.
  4. Get your TCard and U of T Email

    • Your TCard serves as both a student card and library card. When the TCard is issued, your UTORid will be issued at the same time. Your UTORid allows you to access various web-based services, including your email account and the University’s student portal and learning management system (Quercus).
    • Students must activate their UTORids in order to access these services and course information hosted on the portal. For information on how to activate your UTORid, please refer to the UTORid website.
    • Visit the TCard Office website on how to obtain your UTORid.
  5. Attend Orientation

    • BScN student orientation is mandatory and is held the second week of September. Details will be emailed to first year students. Questions can be sent to connect.nursing@utoronto.ca