First Year Office

Welcome to U of T Engineering! The First Year Office is here to help you make a successful transition to a new and exciting learning environment at the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Our goal is to give you the tools you need to make informed decisions during your first year of studies.

First Year Office 2018-2019 (Laura Pedersen)

Pictured from left: Professor Chirag Variawa, Director, First-year Curriculum; Mikhail Burke, Dean’s Advisor on Black Inclusivity Initiatives & Student Inclusion & Transition Mentor; Jennifer Fabro, First Year Advisor; David Bird, Undergraduate Student Advisor (Years 1 & 2), Engineering Science; JesusMiracle Chiadika, First Year Coordinator; Leslie Grife, Assistant Director, First Year Academic Services; Don MacMillan, Faculty Registrar; Dr. Micah Stickel, Vice-Dean, First Year. Not pictured: Emzhei Chen, Assistant Director, First Year Student Success and Transition.

Contact Us

We are located in GB 170 and you can also reach us at 416-978-4625 or You can also follow us on Twitter.

Meet the First Year Office team.

Email is the best way to contact the First Year Office. All general email inquiries will be answered within 1-2 business days. However, during peak periods the response time may be longer. During peak hours, phone calls may not be answered, so it is recommended that if you have an immediate concern, please drop by the office to talk to someone in person. Please bring your TCard or student number and identification.

Email: A note about email: Policy on Official Correspondence with Students.
Phone: 416-978-4625
In person: 35 St. George Street (Galbraith Building), Room 170

Office Hours: 

Summer hours (July – August):
Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Regular hours (September – June):
Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed weekends and holidays.

Looking for FYO job postings? Current postings are available online.