Checklist

APRIL/MAY
• PAY YOUR DEPOSIT:
As per offer of Admission : $1,000 deposit to ensure your spot in the program
Student Fees Office , POD-64 (Podium Building) Phone: 416-979-5136

• APPLY FOR TRANSFER CREDITS (IF APPLICABLE):
As soon as you have confirmed your Offer of Admission
For detailed information visit www.ryerson.ca/transfercredits

• RESEARCH HOUSING:
Review website, call office or visit campus to find out about living in residence. Once offered admission to Ryerson, apply online for residence and make initial payment
May 1 – June 6 - Application open
June 6 - Application & Initial Payment Deadline
June 22 - 1st Round Offers e-mailed
July 18 - Second round of Offers of Accommodation & Waiting List Updates emailed
August 1 - Third round of Offers of Accommodation & Waiting List Updates emailed
August 15 - Fourth round of Offers of Accommodation & Waiting List Updates emailed
Aug. 26 - Move-in Day
Aug. 26 – Sept. 3 – Residence Orientation Week
For questions about housing visit: www.ryerson.ca/housing Phone: 416-979-5284
Residence Orientation Week: Check out the many residence events running during orientation week at Residence Orientation 2012. Tour residence during the summer on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m. Please arrive 10 minutes early at the Student Housing Services office PIT-100 (Pitman Hall).

• APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS:
February – May: check Awards website for list of general awards and application deadlines
September: check External Awards page and review deadlines and student eligibility
January:check Awards by Program for information on funding available during the coming academic year

For details on awards and deadlines visit: www.ryerson.ca/awards

JUNE/JULY
• GET YOUR RYERSON ONECARD:
Online application:
June 1 – Aug. 15: Submit your application online and upload your photo
Aug. 27 – Sept. 6: Pick up printed Onecard
May 22 – Aug 23 Hours: M – Th 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Fr 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. (JOR-02)

Aug 27 – Sept 6 Hours: M – Th 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (KHW-73)

Note: Aug24,  Sept 3,  Sept 7 CLOSED
Those who Applied in Advance online – Lower Gym – (KHW-73)
Those who need their OneCard produced August 27 onwards – Lower Gym (KHW-73)
TRSM Students – Applied in Advance – August 28 TRSM

When you pick-up your OneCard, you must bring:
• TWO pieces of Government Issued ID – ONE must be a Photo ID; Drivers license, Provincial Health Card with photo, Citzenship Card, Passport
• Ryerson Student Number

OneCard Office JOR-02, Jorgenson Hall, www.ryerson.ca/onecard

• APPLY FOR A STUDENT LOAN:
June: Apply online for OSAP
Mid July: Submit all supporting documentation and signature pages
By end of August: Enroll in course load as reported on your OSAP application

Check status online at osap.gov.on.ca

AUGUST/SEPTEMBER
• ACTIVATE YOUR ONLINE ID:
August 2: Activate your online identity
KHW-71 (Kerr Hall West), Phone: 416-979-5000 ext. 6840, E-mail: help@ryerson.ca

For help visit the Reference & Technology Support Desk in the Ronald D. Besse Information and Learning Commons on the main floor of the Library.

• SELECT YOUR COURSES:
Important Update: Class Schedules, Enrollment and Timetable Creation
1. All full-time program first year students are advised to verify their enrollment in required and elective courses, and the status of their timetables as follows:
a. Review the Undergraduate Calendar for your program requirements, liberal studies, restricted courses, etc.
b. Verify your timetable in RAMSS
c. Enroll in courses, as necessary and as applicable, in accordance with the instructions inRAMSS Support.

All other students are advised to enroll, as necessary and as applicable, in accordance with the instructions in their RAMSS Support and/or as instructed by their Program Department/School.
Review the Undergraduate Calendar for your program requirements, liberal studies, restricted courses, etc. Before enrolling in a class – so you can see exactly what courses you need www.ryerson.ca/undergraduate/calendars

Enrollment Appointments commence for 1st year students via RAMSS Starting August 14 my.ryerson.ca

• PAY YOUR FEES:
Pay all fees for the academic year to avoid late fee charges. For a summary of fees check the Undergraduate Fees by Program

As per offer of Admission : $1,000 deposit to ensure your spot in the program
Sept. 7: All fees for the Fall and Winter terms are due
Sept. 14: Final date to drop an undergraduate course and be eligible for 100% refund (if applicable)
Oct. 5: Final date to drop an undergrad course and be eligible for 50% refund (if applicable)

Student Fees Office , POD-64 (Podium Building) Phone: 416-979-5136

• APPLY TO WORK ON CAMPUS:
Mid-August: Apply for Work Study approval at jobs@gwemail.ryerson.ca
Third week of December: deadline to apply for Work Study approval
Mid-January: deadline to be hired

Take a copy of approval to your job interview

For International Students: Review ISSWEP eligibility requirements & approval (non-immigrants)

Student Financial Assistance www.ryerson.ca/financialaid
Career Development & Employment Centre www.ryerson.ca/career
International Services for Students www.ryerson.ca/internationalservices

• ATTEND ORIENTATION:
Orientation Week is August 27th – August 31st

Academic and non-academic Orientations take place throughout the week.

Specific dates and times of Academic Orientations can be found here: http://studentlife.ryerson.ca/academic-orientations/

Non-Academic Orientation Schedules and details can be found here: http://studentlife.ryerson.ca/non-academic-orientations/

More information: http://studentlife.ryerson.ca/orientation/

• LEARN ABOUT THE LIBRARY:
Attend an RU Library Ready? tour of the main floor designed to help get you ready for September ordownload our podcast tour if you want to explore on your own. Tour dates for late August and early September TBA

Attend workshops to learn about the Library’s collections and services
Drop by the Reference & Technology Support Desk in the Library for:
o General information and directions
o Reference assistance
o Assistance with your my.ryerson account

Use your OneCard to print and photocopy
Ronald D. Besse Information and Learning Commons (Main floor Library)
www.library.ryerson.ca Phone: 416-979-5055 e-mail: refdesk@ryerson.ca

Ask a Librarian chat service: www.ryerson.ca/library/ask.html

Visit www.library.ryerson.ca for information about collections, services and the Library’s workshop schedule

• COLLECT YOUR OSAP:

Student Financial Assistance will be located in a temporary location KHW-73 from August 29th to September 12th for students to pick up their OSAP funds by appointment. All other services are offered at the main office POD 59 during this period. After September 13 OSAP loan pick up by appointment will return to the main office.

Aug. 29 – Sept. 12 Temporary location: KHW-73 Lower Gym by appointment, M – Th 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., F 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
After Sept. 13 Permanent location: POD-59, Hours: M – Th 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. , F 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. OSAP funding pickup will be by appointment

More information on how to make an appointment for OSAP pick-up will be posted soon.

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