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New Student Information


We are so excited to welcome you to Toronto Metropolitan University and the Yeates School of Graduate Studies! 

Our campus is located in the heart of downtown Toronto. Everything you need is virtually within walking distance. To help you become familiar with the University, please view our campus map (opens in new window) .

First Steps for New Students

1. Your Toronto Metropolitan University Online Identity

To use Toronto Metropolitan University‚Äôs online tools, you must first activate your Toronto Metropolitan University online identity by completing a series of web forms. During activation, you will pick your user name, such as: johndoe, john.doe, etc., known as your my.torontomu username and your password. 

Although you can activate your online identity now (if you haven't done so already), you will have limited access to MyServiceHub and other online systems until August 1st.

After August 1st, you will be prompted to create your Toronto Metropolitan University email address when you log into (opens in new window) 

Activate Your Online Identity (opens in new window) 

2. Toronto Metropolitan University OneCard

The OneCard is the official identification card for the Toronto Metropolitan University community. As well as being the single most important piece of ID you possess during your time here at Toronto Metropolitan University it also serves as a convenience card for many of the services available on campus, including the library, printing and photocopying, food purchases, discounts, savings and more.

New students must apply online as soon as possible..  However students who have not cleared their Admission Condition(s) will not yet be able to apply.  Information on how to apply can be found in the link below.

Apply For your OneCard (opens in new window) 

3. New Student Orientation

MA Orientation Session

Date: Monday, July 24, 2023                                                                                                               Time: 5pm-6pm                                                                                                                          Location: online (Zoom link will be sent out to incoming students)

PhD Orientation Session

Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2023                                                                                                               Time: 5pm-6pm                                                                                                                          Location: online (Zoom link will be sent out to incoming students)

4. Mathematics and Statistics Review/Primer in Mathematical Economics

All students entering the MA or PhD program must pass the Mathematics and Statistics Review and Primer in Mathematical Economics respectively. These courses are scheduled to run in August and is graded on a pass/fail basis. Students who do not pass, or are absent during the first scheduled exam, will be permitted one more attempt during the Fall term. If a student does not pass during his/her second attempt, he/she is required to withdraw from the program.

Attendance to the classes is not required, but it is highly recommended.  However all students are required to attend the final exam.  If you cannot attend the classes or final exam, please contact the course instructor immediately.  The course instructor contact information can be found in the course outline. This years review will be offered online.

For all other information (course registration, funding etc.) please take a look through our New Student Guide (opens in new window) .


If you have a question regarding your Offer of Admission condition(s) or payment of your confirmation deposit, please contact the Graduate Admissions office directly at