Here are some of the free academic resources offered by the Faculty of Arts and Science and the Colleges.
This is an excellent tool hosted on the UTSC web site, but everyone can use it.
The purpose of the calculator is to help you break down your assignment or project into manageable steps, direct you to useful guides & services (particularly the Library and Writing Centres). If you log in and supply an email address, it will also email you reminders and links on the schedule calculated.
U of T’s library system has more than 30 branches. A variety of services are provided by library staff, including individual consultations on research strategies, workshops on library and online research, guides to research within a variety of subjects, and group study room reservations.
Writing is one of the core skills you should develop as a student at the University of Toronto. This site provides some great information about the many stages of academic writing: planning, researching, referencing, writing, and editing. Frequently asked questions about academic writing are addressed, with concrete suggestions about how to deal with common writing problems. Some resources for English language learners are also available on this site.
Offers a wide variety of services and programming to help students meet their academic and personal goals at the University. Individualized learning skills consultations are available by appointment, or on a first-come, first-served basis for drop-in visitors. You can reserve private study space, attend workshops and lectures related to academic success (e.g., “Stop Procrastinating!”, “Overcoming Exam Anxiety”, “Giving Oral Presentations”), or consult their library of helpful publications about best learning practices.
Victoria College tutors help with Labs, concepts, and past test questions. Tutoring is free and open to all enrolled Arts and Science chemistry students.
The Department of Mathematics provides free math assistance to all first-year Arts & Science students, with one-on-one tutoring available.
The Department of Statistics provides free statistical help to undergraduate students.
The Department of Economics provides free assistance to students enrolled in core undergraduate economics courses.
The Department of Philosophy provides free assistance to students enrolled in philosophy courses at the University.
The English Language Learning Program supports all U of T undergraduates enrolled in the Faculty of Arts and Science whose first language is not English (ESL or multilingual students), as well as native speakers seeking to improve their English language skills.
The Colleges in the Faculty of Arts & Science all have useful resources:
The Office of the Registrar within each College can provide information, counselling, and referrals on a wide range of academic, personal, and financial issues.
Every College has a Writing Centre, where you can have your skills assessed, receive personalized individual instruction, and work to improve your written communication. Some Colleges also have additional resources to assist with other common assignments you may encounter, such as math problems.
2 Sussex Avenue, M5S 1J5
Office of the Registrar: (416) 978-2513; firstname.lastname@example.org
300 Huron Street, M5S 3J6
Office of the Registrar: (416) 978-2460; email@example.com
St. Michael’s College
81 St. Mary Street, M5S 1J4
Office of the Registrar: (416) 926-7117; firstname.lastname@example.org
6 Hoskin Avenue, M5S 1H8
Office of the Registrar: (416) 978-2687; email@example.com
15 King’s College Circle, M5S 3H7
Office of the Registrar: (416) 978-3170; firstname.lastname@example.org
73 Queen’s Park Crescent, M5S 1K7
Office of the Registrar: (416) 585-4508; email@example.com
119 St. George Street, M5S 1A9
Office of the Registrar: (416) 978-4444; firstname.lastname@example.org