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Undergraduate Programs

Where to go for information


Student Counselling

Student counselors are located in the Department of Economics in the 150 St. George St.

Students enrolled in Economics programs and first year students should contact Ms.Robbie Innes, Office hours: Monday to Friday 9:00-10:30 a.m. and 1:30-2:45 p.m., Telephone: (416) 978-8616

Students enrolled in Rotman Commerce and Financial Economics programs, and students interested in those programs should contact Ms. Jenny Fan, Office Hours: Monday to Wednesday from 10:00-11:30 a.m. and 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.; and Thursday to Friday, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m., Telephone: (416) 978-4188

For questions related to degree requirements, please consult your College Registrar.

High School Liasion

The following annual events provide an opportunity for high school students to find out information about Economics at the University of Toronto:

U of T Discovery Day (held in October) is a wonderful opportunity for high school students to visit the St. George campus and explore what U of T has to offer. Campus tours, lectures, admissions information and exhibits are all part of the program. See http://www.uoftday.utoronto.ca/

Arts and Science Options (held in March) is a two-day information fair to welcome applicants for the coming academic year. Departments, programs and colleges are on hand to answer questions about courses, programs and the first-year experience. Second-entry professional faculties will also give presentations on preparing for careers in their disciplines. See http://www.artsci.utoronto.ca/prospective/march-break-open-house

Ontario Universities' Fair (held in September-October) is a tool for helping high school students in the Toronto area to gather information about universities in Ontario. This one-stop event gives students an opportunity to speak with representatives from all across Ontario, about programs, campus life, and anything else that will help them make a decision about which university to choose. This year approximately 80,000 students, parents, and educators will pass through the doors. See http://www.ouf.ca/

High School Gifted Program Conference (held in February) showcases areas of research and shows students from high schools throughout the Toronto District Catholic School Board.what we do at the university and exposes them to new ideas, get them thinking about careers and about post-secondary education options.

Applying to Graduate School

Students planning to apply to graduate school are strongly advised to enrol in ECO325H, ECO326H and ECO(375H, 376H) in their third year. The Department of Economics holds an information session each year in October or November for students interested in pursuing graduate studies. Check for an announcement in October in class or on the departmental website.

Questions about admission to graduate school may also be addressed to the Graduate Administrator, the MFE Coordinator or the Director of Graduate Studies. Application forms and graduate handbooks are available at the reception desk.

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