Ryerson to the Core is one of the ways we try to meet you where you’re at: we’ll have upper year students and Ryerson community members welcoming you before you even get to campus.
As a commuter, look for folks wearing Ryerson gear at various TTC/GO and major intersections – whether you need directions, someone to join you on your ride, or just a friendly face to begin your day, Ryerson to the Core will get you here.
Throughout Orientation Week from Monday, August 28 to Friday, September 1, 2017, we will have volunteers at the following TTC Stations and Major Intersections to provide a warm, enthusiastic welcome and provide any directions or information needed:
St. George Station
Yonge St. and Dundas St.
Yonge St. and College St.
Yonge St. and Gould St.
Unionville GO Station: 10am – 10:30am
Bramlea GO Station: 10am – 10:30am
Brampton GO Station: 10:30am – 11am
We look forward to welcoming you to campus!
Stop 1: Union Station Cheer-Off – Come check us at Union Station as we cheer for you! We will be giving away free merchandise, and pumping you up for the beginning of Orientation Week! This cheer-off will be taking place on Monday, August 28th from 11am until 12noon for registration! Union Station Departure Time to Ryerson: 11:30am, meet @ North East Corner of Front and Bay
Stop 2: Commuter Assistants – Throughout the duration of Orientation Week, volunteers will be hosting meet-ups at designated transit stations (which will be posted on our Twitter Page: @RUStudentLife), and they will accompany you all the way to Ryerson! We will also have representatives at Bloor-Yonge, College, Dundas, Union, and St. George stations to provide you with answers to any questions you may have!
Stop 3: Commuter Hacks Event – Near, far, wherever you are, come out to this event to learn tips and tricks for a smooth commute from your home to Ryerson! More details about the event here: orientation.ryerson.ca/event/ryerson-to-the-core-commuter-guide
Stop 4: Tri-Mentoring Program – Do you want guidance throughout your first year?Do you want assistance with the cultural transition to university? Look no further! The Tri-Mentoring Program matches you with a senior student who will provide you with the guidance and assistance you need! Sign up at: ryerson.ca/studentlife/trimentoring
Summer Jumpstart: How to Thrive at RU
How are RU feeling now that your journey to Ryerson has started? The transition to university is an exciting time, but it can also be overwhelming! On August 15, August 16th and August 22nd, Ryerson will be hosting Summer Jumpstart: How to Thrive at RU. This is an amazing chance for you to meet incoming students, talk to current staff and students, and get tips on how to succeed at Ryerson!
We are also inviting families of incoming students to attend. Their support plays an integral part in your first year success so we encourage you to share this opportunity with them.
Registration is now closed for Summer Jumpstart. Learn more at: ryerson.ca/summerjumpstart