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COVID-19 Information for University of Toronto Students

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The entire University community is focused on maintaining a safe and healthy environment on our campuses, preserving your educational experience, and communicating any updates and new information. We will update this page regularly with important information for students.

Check the University of Toronto’s coronavirus updates and frequently asked questions (FAQs) for updates relevant to the whole U of T community.

This page contains information for U of T students regarding the University’s responses and actions related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Please continue to check your U of T email, since you may be receiving emails directly from your divisions, residences, and Deans of Students.

Graduate Students, please also visit the School of Graduate Studies webpage for specific updates.

Coping with Stress

We know this situation brings uncertainty and stress for everyone – and some will experience this more than others. Please know that if you are struggling, there are resources and supports available.

Article: Managing stress and feelings of powerlessness can be a challenge in times of uncertainty. U of T’s Dr. Suze Berkhout shares seven tips for mentally coping with the challenges caused by the COVID-19 crisis.

All Students

Last updated: Friday, May 22nd at 12:20pm EST (New question #1 added) 

All Students - Fees

Last updated: April 22 at 3:00pm EST
Please note that Question 1 is also posted on the main U of T COVID-19 FAQ page

For Incoming Undergraduate Students

We look forward to having you join our U of T community this academic year. Visit the Futures FAQ page for information about residence offers, orientation, what you can expect in September, and questions about admissions

For Students Living In/Applying to Residence

Last updated: Friday, May 22 at 12:10pm EST (New question #1 added) 

For International Students
Last updated Friday, April 24, 2020 at 12:48pm EST (Questions 3-8 are new; Question #4 updated; previous questions regarding UHIP remain the same – now #’s 9 and 10)
For Newly Admitted International Students

Last updated: Friday, May 22nd, 2020 at 10:20am EST (Questions 3, 4 and 6 are new)

For students who are on / looking to study abroad

Questions updated: May 25, 2020 at 12:00pm EST (All questions, with the exception of #3, are updated or new).

As of May 25, 2020 , the University of Toronto has cancelled future University activity to international locations for all students until December 31, 2020. University activities abroad on or after January 1, 2021 are scheduled to continue at this time. If you’re able to postpone or shift your travel to a later date, please arrange to do so. If you’re unable to change your plans, please note that, regrettably, your activity is cancelled.

PhD students planning to travel abroad for dissertation research during this time should contact Given the current situation, there are significant travel restrictions and it will be difficult for you to make travel arrangements. We encourage you to postpone or shift your travel to a later date if you’re able to do so. If your work abroad can be carried out safely and in consideration of government advisories regarding travel, you may be able to proceed. Safety Abroad will work with you, your supervisor, and your academic unit to minimize disruption to your research.

We’ll continue to update this page with the most current information we have.