First Year Office

University and Faculty operations continue and St. George campus remains opens with restrictions outlined in the links above. Please check the links regularly for new updates.

Following recent recommendations from public health officials, the First Year Office will be doing its part to help halt the spread of COVID-19.  Starting Monday, March 16, 2020, the First Year Office will be closed to in-person traffic; however, staff and advisors will be available to assist you by email ( and phone (416-978-4625) during our regular office hours (weekdays from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).

You can also reach your academic advisor directly by email, and we will do our best to respond as quickly as we are able.

Advising appointments will be held by phone or Microsoft Teams. If you wish to book an appointment with an advisor, you can do so through the Advising Portal. After booking, your advisor will reach out to you with details on how to connect for the appointment.

Please include your full name and student number when sending an email.

Other offices may also have modified services. Visit their websites or call or email them for additional information.

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.

Pictured Back Row, From Left: Leslie Grife, Associate Director, First Year Programs; Don MacMillan, Faculty Registrar; Mikhail Burke, Dean's Advisor on Black Inclusivity Initiatives and Student Inclusion and Transition Mentor; Dr. Micah Stickel, Vice-Dean, First Year; David Bird, Acting Undergraduate Student Advisor (Years 1 and 2), Engineering Science; Professor Chirag Variawa, Director, First-year Curriculum. Front Row, From Left: Emzhei Chen, Assistant Director, First Year Student Success and Transition; Jennifer Fabro, First Year Advisor; Sherry Dang, Undergraduate Advisor (Years 1 and 2), Engineering Science; JesusMiracle Chiadika, First Year Coordinator

Contact Us

We are located in GB 170 and you can 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: 

Regular hours (September – June):

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


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