First Year Office

Image of first year advising team with First Year Office logo
From left to right: JesusMiracle Chiadika, Leslie Grife, Julie Kang, Jennifer Fabro & Stephen Johns

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.

Contact Us

Current first-year students are encouraged to connect with First Year Office staff for general questions and information in person or through our Live Chat (note that at peak times, in-person inquiries will be prioritized and Live Chat may not be available).

Current In-Person Office Hours (GB 170)

  • Monday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Closed weekends and holidays.


Advising appointments are available in-person, through MS Teams or by phone (select your preferred appointment type when booking in the Advising Portal).

For Fall 2022, on Friday afternoons academic advisors will be available for drop-in appointments. Chestnut residents can visit the Residence Life Office to meet with an advisor between 1-4 p.m., and all students are welcome to visit GB 170 for a drop-in appointment on Friday afternoons (appointments may be in person or by MS Teams/phone based on advisor availability).


General inquiries can be sent to A note about email: Policy on Official Correspondence with Students.

All general email inquiries will be answered within 1-2 business days. However, during peak periods the response time may be longer. Please include your student number when contacting us.

Meet and connect with the First Year Office team.


416-978-4625 (if we are unable to answer, leave us a detailed message, and we will return your call during office hours)


35 St. George Street (Galbraith Building), Room 170
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 1A4

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