Registrar’s Office – Faculty of Music
The Registrar’s Office at the Faculty of Music is your “reliable first stop” for information and advice on academic, personal, and financial matters. The office is also responsible for the administrative operations of the undergraduate program including registrarial and computerized student records, course administration, convocation, examinations, marks and grade reporting, information on scholarships, bursaries, financial aid, as well as the policies on academic regulations.
Academic as well as personal counseling is provided by the office, along with appropriate referrals to other services within the university.
Students having difficulties with a course should not hesitate to bring this to the attention of the instructor. The Divisional Coordinators are also available to provide additional assistance with academic problems. Students with complaints or problems relating to the teaching of courses, that they cannot resolve with the instructor concerned, can obtain advice from the Associate Dean, Academic & Student Affairs or the Registrar.
Registrar’s Office, Edward Johnson Building, Room 145
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Academic Success Centre
The Academic Success Centre is dedicated to ensuring you achieve your highest possible learning potential. Through lectures, workshops, groups, counselling and online assistance, the ASC helps students become better learners. The Centre is open to students at all levels and has specialized programming for both undergraduate and graduate students. Staff members at the ASC also collaborate with student groups, staff members and faculties to develop tailored programs on a wide range of learning topics. The Faculty of Music in partnership with the Academic Success Centre offers a series of workshops and one-on-one advising appointments with a learning strategist to support the students’ academic success goals.
Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College St, Rm 150
Accessibility Services: Programs and Services for Persons with a Disability
Accessibility Services provides services and programs for students with a documented disability, be it a physical, sensory, learning disability or mental health disorder. Students with temporary disabilities (i.e. broken arm or leg) also qualify. Services include alternative test and exam arrangements, note-taking services, on-campus transportation, adaptive equipment, assistive devices and skills development. Responsibilities of Students who have Disabilities: Students who request accommodations for their academic programs and related activities at the University are obligated to disclose their disabilities to the respective campus Services for Students with Disabilities, and request accommodations in a timely manner to facilitate the implementation of support and services. It is vitally important that students discuss their needs as early as possible with the Service in order to put accommodations in place. Students must present relevant and up-to-date documentation, as outlined on the website, from an appropriate health care professional.
455 Spadina Avenue, 4th Floor, Suite 400
Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Office
The Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Office (ARCDO) within the Division of People Strategy, Equity & Culture, provides services to support University members in their efforts to foster environments that are intentionally racially diverse and inclusive through the advancement of equitable practices, education and training and the provision of complaints resolution supports on matters of race, faith and intersecting identities as guided by the Ontario Human Rights Commission.
155 College St, 3rd floor
Career Exploration and Education
Career Exploration and Education offers career development guidance through workshops, job shadowing programs and individual appointments, as well as employment, internship and volunteer listings, resume clinics and practice interviews. The Faculty of Music, in partnership with the Career Exploration and Education, offers a series of workshops and one-on-one career advising appointments with a career educator to support students with their career goals.
Students do not have to look far at the University to find part-time work. The Career & Co-Curricular Learning Network (cLNX) is an online service bringing together opportunities and resources for career, advising, research, mentorship, and co-curricular experiences. The cLNX lists thousands of on-campus and off-campus work, work-study, and volunteer positions.
Work-study opportunities are also available to students in the Faculty of Music. The work-study program is an excellent opportunity to build skills while working in one of the many offices, departments, labs, or libraries on campus. The Faculty of Music has work-study opportunities available with individual faculty members and in an administrative capacity.
International students who wish to work off-campus, or who want to work in Canada after graduating should contact the Centre for International Experience for assistance with work and post-graduation work permit applications. The Centre for International Experience is also a meeting place for a diverse community of international students coming to the University as well as for domestic students looking to go abroad.
Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College Street, 1st Floor
Centre for Community Partnerships
The Centre for Community Partnerships connects students with opportunities to take action and learn from intentional community-based experiences outside the classroom, while building sustainable partnerships with community organizations across the GTA and Peel regions. These mutually beneficial partnerships help students on all three University of Toronto campuses deepen their understanding of the social, cultural, ethical and political dimensions of civic life through hands-on experiences working with Toronto’s social sector.
569 Spadina Avenue, Suite 315 (3rd Floor)
Community Safety Office
The Community Safety Office addresses personal and community safety issues for students, staff, and faculty across all three campuses. The office provides assistance to students, staff, and faculty who have had their personal safety compromised, develops and delivers educational initiatives addressing personal safety, promotes and delivers self-defense courses on campus, and coordinates and responds to critical incidents on campus.
21 Sussex Ave, 2nd floor
Family Care Office
Many students balance family obligations with their studies. The University of Toronto is committed to fostering a family-friendly learning environment. The Family Care Office embraces an inclusive definition of family, and can assist students who require information on child care (facilities, programs, or subsidies), elder care, and other family matters. All services are free and confidential, and include: information, guidance, referrals, educational programming, and advocacy for the University of Toronto community; family events, discussion, and support groups; workshops; and a resource centre containing practical material on family issues.
27 King's College Circle
First Nations House: Indigenous Student Services
First Nations House provides culturally relevant services to Indigenous students in support of academic success, personal growth and leadership development. They also offer learning opportunities for all students to engage with Indigenous communities within the University of Toronto and beyond.
North Borden Building, 563 Spadina Avenue, 3rd Floor
Hart House is the co-curricular centre of the University of Toronto: a place that welcomes both campus and community to explore cultural, intellectual and recreational activities. Aside from a wide array of events, lectures, live music and performances, Hart House offers classes for every interest from filmmaking and acting to archery and dance. Open 365 days a year, the facilities include a range of impressive rooms for study, dining, recreation and socializing, a modern athletics and aquatics facility, a satellite farm location, the acclaimed Justina M. Barnicke Art Gallery, a dynamic theatre, complete wedding, meeting and event services as well as the top-rated Gallery Grill restaurant all housed within a stunning, neo-Gothic building.
7 Hart House Circle
Health and Wellness Centre
The Health and Wellness team includes family physicians, registered nurses, counsellors, psychiatrists, a dietician, and support staff. They provide confidential, student-centred health care, including comprehensive medical care, immunization, sexual health care, counselling and referrals. Services are available to all full- and part-time students who possess a valid TCard and have health insurance coverage. Services include: one Intake Office for Students’ Mental and Physical Healthcare Services, individual Psychotherapy and Pharmacotherapy; General Practitioner Testing; Diagnosis and Medical Care; prescription and documentation Services; Assault Counselling & Education; Academic Practicums and Internships; Professional and Peer-led Events and Workshops. Individual appointments can be arranged with a Health and Wellness counselor on location at the Faculty of Music.
Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College Street, 2nd floor
email@example.com (general inquiries not related to personal health)
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Multi-Faith Centre for Spiritual Study and Practice
The Multi-Faith Centre for Spiritual Study and Practice was created to provide a place for students, staff, and faculty of all spiritual beliefs to learn to respect and understand one another. The Centre facilitates an accepting environment where members of various communities can reflect, worship, contemplate, teach, read, study, celebrate, mourn, and share. The Centre is also home to the offices of the Campus Chaplains’ Association and offers facilities, such as a main activity hall for large events, a mediation room with a “living wall” for quiet contemplation, meeting spaces and ablution rooms.
Koffler Institute, 569 Spadina Ave
Office of the University Ombudsperson
The office of the Ombudsperson offers confidential advice and assistance to U of T students, staff, and faculty with complaints, unresolved through regular University channels. In handling a complaint, the Ombudsperson has access to all relevant files and information and to all appropriate University officials. The Ombudsperson handles all matters in strict confidence, unless the individual involved approves otherwise. The Ombudsperson is independent of all administrative structures of the University and is accountable only to Governing Council. The services of the Office are available by appointment at all three U of T campuses.
ombudsperson.utoronto.ca (please consult website for office location)
Sexual and Gender Diversity Office
The Sexual & Gender Diversity Office (SGDO) develops partnerships to build supportive learning and working communities at the University of Toronto by working towards equity and challenging discrimination. The Office provides innovative education, programming, resources and advocacy on sexual and gender diversity for students, staff and faculty across the University’s three campuses.
21 Sussex Ave, Suite 416 & 417
Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre
The Tri-Campus Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre has a mandate to conduct intake, accept disclosure and reporting of sexual violence, and provide support to individual members of the university community who have experienced or been affected by sexual violence. The Centre will also provide education and training to members of the university community.
Gerstein Science Information Centre (Gerstein Library), Suite B139
416-978-2266 (non-urgent matters)
Emergencies: 416-978-2222 (Campus Police)
Student Housing Service
The University of Toronto Student Housing Service is a year-round source of up-to-date housing information for off-campus, single-student residence, and student family housing. Our online registry of off-campus housing is available to U of T students, providing listings for both individual and shared accommodations. Students interested in learning more about their housing options are encouraged to contact the Student Housing Service or visit the website.
Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College Street, Rm 150
firstname.lastname@example.org (residence inquiries)
email@example.com (all other inquiries)
Student Organization Portal
A student organizations resources hub for recognition, events, opportunities, and resources. Explore the diversity of student groups, events, and opportunities from across UofT's three campuses. sop.utoronto.ca
The Clubs and Leadership Development (CALD) team support students who are in formal leadership positions (clubs, groups, representative leaders), those looking to get involved in leadership opportunities, and staff who support student leaders. The team has resources focused on skill development, leadership development, self-awareness, team dynamics, and communication and conflict resolution, and we deliver these materials through training sessions and in collaboration with initiatives across the Division of Student Life.
They also provide space for recognized clubs and groups at the 21 Sussex Club House and a drop-in lounge for student leaders.
Mentorship & Peer Programs
The Mentorship and Peer Programs (MAPP) team provides training, professional development, programming, events, and resources to students involved in academic, wellness, community engagement, and mentorship peer programs. We provide a central hub for student colleagues, staff, and faculty who promote student success.
TravelSafer is a police or student escort service where you can request that someone walk with you to locations on the U of T Campus such as between campus buildings, to parking lots and TTC transit stops near the campus. Call 416-978-SAFE (7233) or the UofT Safety App any time to arrange for patrollers to come to your location. For prompt service calling in advance is recommended.
This service is available 24/7, 365 days/year.
Students of the Faculty of Music are able to access the Writing Centre at Victoria College, for seeking assistance with academic writing, research, and related academic skills. The Writing Centre currently offers consultation-based writing instruction. Instructors help you develop your capacity to plan, organize, write, and revise your essays, reviews, lab reports, case studies, and other academic papers. Instructors help you with your own writing and editing, but are not there to edit or proofread your paper for you.
It is recommended to schedule several appointments in advance according to assignment deadlines.
Centre for International Experience (CIE) – The World Could Be Yours!
The Centre for International Experience (CIE) provides support and resources for International students to ensure a smooth transition during their time at UofT.
The CIE also administers the Student Exchange Program. Faculty of Music students have the option of participating in the international and Canadian study abroad opportunities. These exchanges allow students to experience new cultures and languages in an academic setting while earning credits towards the U of T degree. Exchanges may be for one term or a full year or summer, and most are open to both undergraduate and graduate students.
Cost: The cost of an exchange includes the U of T tuition plus incidental fees, along with the cost of living and studying abroad. While on exchange, students may still be eligible to receive government assistance such as OSAP. CIE itself administers a needs-based bursary program.
Eligibility: In general, undergraduate U of T students who have completed at least one year of full-time studies, with a minimum CGPA of 2.25, are eligible to apply. Students must also achieve a minimum annual GPA of 2.5 for the year during which you apply. A few exchange programs do have higher GPA cutoffs, and others have special language requirements.
See this page on the Learning Abroad website for guidelines on how to plan and apply for an Exchange.
- Be a degree-seeking student within the Faculty of Music
- Completed at least 4.0 credits at U of T before participating in an exchange
- Minimum CGPA of 2.25
- Not have already received 10.0 transfer credits (including on admission transfer credits)
Destinations: Students may choose from over 135 universities in the following locations: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Korea (South), Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, and the West Indies. Please check the CIE website for an up-to-date listing of exchange partners.
Application: Applications for most programs are due mid-January to late February, but you should always check the CIE website regarding the specific exchanges that interest you.
For more information, please contact the CIE:
Cumberland House, 33 St. George St
General Enquiries (416) 978-2564 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Exchange (416) 978-1800 or email@example.com
UHIP Office (416)978-0290 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Note that students participating in an exchange through the Centre for International Experience will have their credits finalized for transfer upon return. However, students are strongly advised to at least have a preliminary assessment completed with the Registrar’s Office, to minimize the risk of credits not transferring. Course outlines may be required, in addition to calendar descriptions to complete an assessment.
Students are eligible to participate in up to three terms of exchange.
Summer Abroad Program - Where will you be next summer?
Prepare yourself for a future in the global village by participating in one of the highly rated Faculty of Arts & Science Summer Abroad programs. These programs are designed to enrich students’ academic lives by providing an exciting and educational international experience.
Courses: Students take specially designed University of Toronto undergraduate degree credit courses, relevant to the location, for a period of 3 to 6 weeks. The courses have field trips that complement and highlight the academic materials. Courses are taught predominantly by University of Toronto professors and, with the exception of language courses, are offered in English. Typically, full-year second and third year courses are offered in disciplines such as history, political science, management, literature, film, architecture, fine art, religion, and languages. The Science Abroad program allows students in various science disciplines to earn a full-year research credit while gaining laboratory experience overseas. Most courses do not have prerequisites.
All Summer Abroad courses and grades show on students’ transcripts as regular U of T credits and are calculated into their CGPA.
- U of T students who have completed one or more courses must have a CGPA of at least 1.75 at the time of application
- First-year students with no final grades yet may also apply but must have completed a term of study by the time of application.
- Students on academic probation or suspension at the time of application are not eligible to participate.
Admission to Summer Abroad programs is competitive (decisions are made on a first-come, first-served basis and there are not necessarily spots for all applicants). Applicants will be assessed on the strength of their overall application including:
- Academic record over the past 12 months
- Relevance of the course to the applicant's program of study
- Personal statement addressing specific questions (which will be listed in the application)
- Additional responses to questions regarding adaptability
Note that Woodsworth College may request additional documents in certain cases.
Financial aid is available for most programs. The application deadline for awards offered through Woodsworth College is February 1.
Woodsworth College, 119 St. George St, 3rd Floor
Faculty of Music Undergraduate Association (FMUA)
The Faculty of Music Undergraduate Association (FMUA) is the official undergraduate student society of the Faculty of Music. The FMUA manages all undergraduate student relations and acts as a liaison between the undergraduate student body and the members of the faculty's various divisional committees. The Board of Directors are elected annually by the undergraduate student body at the Faculty of Music. The FMUA operates course unions, facilitates student-run clubs, and organizes commissions. The social and academic events, services and programs strive to enhance the undergraduate student life experience at the Faculty of Music. The FMUA aims to promote a positive social and academic environment, foster a strong sense of community, advocate for students' academic and student rights, and provide students with financial and academic support.
Edward Johnson Building, Rm 312
Faculty of Music Anti-Racism Alliance (FoMARA)
The Faculty of Music Anti-Racism Alliance (FoMARA) is a student-run group whose aim is to create an equitable and safe environment within the University of Toronto Faculty of Music and empower the voices of BIPOC members, bringing to light issues surrounding racism, systemic oppression, and colonialism through activism, education and collaborative dialogue with stakeholders in the Faculty of Music and the broader community.
University of Toronto Students' Union (UTSU)
The University of Toronto Students' Union represents all 50,000 full-time undergraduate and professional faculty students at UofT's St George and Mississauga campuses. They work to build community on campus and ensure students have the best possible student experience while at the University.
UTSU is governed by a Board of Directors selected from every college and faculty at the University. There are also six Executive Committee members who work full-time to advance the goals and programs of the Students' Union.
UTSU employs nine full-time staff members as well as nearly 100 part-time student staff to deliver services, coordinate programming, and plan events to enrich the campus life experience.
230 College Street, Rm 164
Association of Part-Time Undergraduate Students (APUS)
All part-time undergraduate students at the University of Toronto are members of the APUS. The role of the Association is to ensure its members have access to a broad range of services, programmes, and resources within the University. This is achieved by representing part-time students throughout the decision-making process of the University, and of governments, as well as by acting as a voice for the concern of its members.
100 St George St, Rm 1089 (Sidney Smith) and 563 Spadina Cres, Suite 236