Enrolment & Registration

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The U of T Faculty of Information is ranked among the world’s leading information and knowledge management schools by a number of global surveys. Adept at educating both professional practitioners and researchers, the Faculty of Information offers exceptional programs in various disciplines. It is a Tier One Member of iSchool, an international association of universities that lead and promote programs for the information field worldwide

About enrolment:

  • Enrolment is the process of choosing and signing up for courses on the University of Toronto Student Web Service (SWS), also known as ACORN
  • All students must sign-up on ACORN
  • Enrolment is also about adding, dropping, and withdrawing from courses
  • Academic regulations related to courses can be found here
  • Course enrolment for Fall/Winter courses takes place in July
  • Students will usually enrol in courses prior to paying tuition fees
  • Enrolment is a separate step/process from registration

About registration:

  • Students are considered registered when they either pay or defer fees. ROSI will show your status as REG (as opposed to INVited)
  • The time when all students pay for student association fees (MI, MMSt, and PhD student associations at the Faculty of Information)
  • Registration is a separate step/process from course enrolment.

If a student has lapsed or takes a leave of absence, they must re-enrol and be re-registered through the Faculty of Information Student Services Department.

  • Getting Started Guide

  • Course Enrolment

  • Course Loads

  • Tips for Course Enrolment

  • Waitlist Feature in ACORN

  • Course Cancellations

  • Adding, dropping & withdrawing from courses

  • External courses: outside your program of study and outside the University

  • Letters of registration/enrolment confirmation

  • Student responsibility