A COVID-19 fall planning update regarding mandatory vaccinations was shared by Acting Vice-President and Provost Trevor Young and Kelly Hannah-Moffat, vice-president, people strategy, equity, and culture. Read the memo
The UTM shuttle bus will soon resume operations. No ticket sales are currently available on the St. George campus. Those wishing to travel from St. George to UTM via paid fare will be permitted to board the bus and are asked to purchase a ticket from the machine when they arrive at UTM.
For more information on the resumption of service, watch this short animated video or visit the Shuttle Bus page.
New UTM Library hours
The UTM Library will expand access to physical spaces and in-person services starting Sept. 7. The library will be open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
The main floor and levels 3–4 will reopen. Some areas will continue to be unavailable. Library users must wear masks at all times. Measures to promote physical distancing remain in place.
For the most current information about Library spaces and services, please visit the Library's service & operation updates page.
Upcoming changes to traffic flow
Residence Move-In Days next week will impact traffic on campus: Friday, Sept. 3, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Staff/faculty should enter/exit the campus via the South entrance (The Collegeway) Saturday, Sept. 4, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Staff/faculty should enter the campus via the middle entrance and exit via the South entrance (The Collegeway).
MiWay bus service will be rerouted during Residence Move-In Days and will not be entering campus.
If you are attending the campus during this time, please expect delays.
For more information on Residence Move-In Days, please visit: http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/housing/current-students/moving/move-in
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We want to hear about what our UTM community is doing during these unprecedented times, whether it's finding creative ways to work and play, rallying to support the community or taking time to snuggle with your pup. You can send your story tips and photos to UTM's Office of Communications by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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