Returning Students: Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 course enrolment information for MI and MMSt students
Who: Returning MI and MMSt students, both full-time and part-time students
Date: Wednesday July 24, 2019
Starts: 6am, eastern time (ACORN time)
Timetables: Please always check the website for the most current fall and winter timetables and especially check before course enrolment.
Course Enrolment, Selection Mechanics and Tips: https://ischool.utoronto.ca/current-students/programs-courses/enrollment-registration/
Using ACORN: http://help.acorn.utoronto.ca/how-to/
Waitlists: If a course is full, add yourself to the waitlist via ACORN. If the system adds you to the course, you will receive an automated email notification to your UTmail+ address. Note that wait listed courses count towards your maximum course load.
Program Requirements: https://ischool.utoronto.ca/future-students/programs-of-study/
All courses are open to all students no matter which concentration you are in, except as noted below for MMSt and MI specific courses and on the timetables. PhD courses are only open for PhD students. We will update this as needed. Further detail about PhD electives below.
MMSt Specific Information for Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 Courses (to be updated as needed):
INF2304H: Special Topics in Information Studies: UX for GLAM is for ARM, LIS, and MMSt students only
INF3900H section 0102: The Emerging Professional that is section 0102 is only available to MMSt students
MSL1350H: Museums and Their Publics is only available to 2nd+ year MMSt students
MSL2350H: Museum Planning and Management: Projects and Fundraising is recommended for 2nd + year MMSt students
MSL2100H: Museum Environment – Intensive Format meets from 9-5pm for 6 weeks (Fridays) in the winter term. Class dates are TBA. The course is only open to 2nd+ year MMSt students.
MSL4000Y: Exhibition Project is a full year (fall and winter course) and is only open to 2nd+ year MMSt students
MI Specific Information for Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 Courses (to be updated as needed):
There are no wait lists for TUTorials and PRActicals so students will need to find a tutorial or practical that still has space.
- Information workshop descriptions will be posted soon
- INF1005H runs from the week of January 6, 2020 to the week of February 10, 2020
- INF1006H runs from the week of February 24, 2020 to the week of March 30, 2020
- Each workshop counts as a quarter-credit course, together making up one half-credit course (0.5 FCE)
- ACORN will warn you of a timetable conflict if you enrol in two workshop sections that are scheduled in the same time slot, ie: INF1005H LEC0102 at 9am and INF1006H LEC0103 at 9am – as long as you have chosen 2 separate/different sections, you may disregard this warning as the two workshops run at different parts of the winter term, noted above
- Please ensure that you do not select the same workshop twice, ie: INF1005H LEC0101 is the same as INF1006H LEC0101
INF1502H: Culture & Technology II is for 2nd + year MI students only
INF1341H: System Analysis and Process Innovation in the fall term is for ISD students and in the winter term is for non-ISD students.
INF2102H: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is in Libraries is not an online course and is offered in the winter term.
INF2158H: Management of Corporate and other Special Information Centres is only open to 2nd+ year MI students.
INF2162H: Rare Books & Manuscripts is only open to 2nd+ year course
INF2173H: Information Professional Practicum is only open to 2nd + year MI students
INF2184H: Appraisal for Records Retention and Archives Acquisitions, fall term is for 2nd+ year MI students and winter term is for 1st year MI students
INF2180H: Archives: Access, Advocacy and Outreach is not offered
INF2195H: Special Topics in Information: Libraries, Archives, Museums: Intersections and Tensions, 2nd+ year master students
INF2198H: Special Topics in Information Studies: Readings in Feminist Technology, not for 1st year students
INF2210H: Human Values in Data Science is for 2nd+ year students in their last term
INF2192H: Representing UX is for 2nd+ year MI students
INF2302H: Special Topics in Information Studies: Business Process Management and Mining, 2nd+ year MI students only, pre-requisite course is INF1341H
INF2304H: Special Topics in Information Studies: UX for Galleries, Libraries, and Museums (GLAM) is for ARM, LIS, and MMSt students only. If you are a CDP student and not in the ARM or LIS concentration, please enroll in the course on the MMSt side.
INF2311H: Managing AudioVisual Material is for 2nd+ year students
INF3900H: section 0101: The Emerging Professional that is section 0101 is only for MI students
INF3xxxH: Special Topics in Information: Interaction Design, PhD students have priority, some spaces available for MI and MMSt students (will need permission from instructor), not available for enrolment yet. MI and MMSt students who are interested in course, please fill out the online form, form will open at 6am, eastern time, ACORN time, on Wed July 24, 2019.
BKS1001H: Introduction to Book History is only for BHPC collaborative students
BKS1002H: Book History in Practice is only for BHPC collaborative students
PhD Specific Elective information:
Reminder about enrolment in elective courses that are MI elective courses:
- Please provide written confirmation that doctoral level workwill be completed in elective courses (via scan/email).
- See details at: Procedures to enrol in elective courses within the Doctoral Program– under “Degree Requirements” at: https://ischool.utoronto.ca/areas-of-study/phd-in-information-studies/. Or email Christine Chan for details – Thank you!
- Applies to INF/MSL course within the Faculty of Information and external graduate level courses in other departments as well.
- Maximum course load for full-time students is 2 FCEs (i.e., 4 half courses) per session.
- Maximum course load for part time students is 1 FCEs (i.e., 2 half courses) per session.
- Students in a collaborative specialization may enrol in required courses for their collaborative specialization, plus their MI or MMSt courses.
- If in doubt, please contact the appropriate faculty liaisons.
If you are an MI student wanting to enrol in an MMSt (MSL-prefix) course or an MMSt student wanting to enrol in an MI (INF-prefix) course, a completed and signed Add/Drop Course Form must be submitted to Student Services.
Find details on requesting external courses under External courses: outside your program of study and outside the Faculty of Information at: https://ischool.utoronto.ca/current-students/programs-courses/enrollment-registration/.
Overloading/Requests to take an additional course above full course load or beyond the minimum required to meet degree requirements
Full-time students wishing to enrol in a fifth course, or take an additional course beyond the minimum required to complete their degree requirements, must submit an Add/Drop Course Form between 9am, Tuesday, August 6 and 4pm, Friday, August 9.
The form must be signed, dated and include 3 courses, priority-ranked. The form may be emailed, or submitted in person, but will only be accepted during the period stated above.
We will review all requests beginning Monday, August 12. Submitting a form does not guarantee enrolment. We will approve requests on a case by case basis.
Add/Drop Course Form and other forms may be:
- emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org,
- submitted as hardcopies in person to BL 211, or Mailbox #B71
Add/Drop Deadlines: http://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/Documents/SGS-Sessional-Dates-2019-2020.pdf
Note that the deadline to submit Reading/Research Course forms and syllabi is the 15th of each month before the start of term (ie: April 15th, August 15th, December 15th).
Transfer Course and Course Exemptions
For more information about transfer credits and exemptions, please see: https://ischool.utoronto.ca/current-students/academic-resources/academic-regulations/ for details, process and documentation.
Course exemption deadline is September 30, 2019 of the first term of a student’s degree program at the Faculty of Information.
Questions or Concerns? Contact Stephanie Rose, Assistant Dean at: email@example.com.
Please contact your faculty advisor or the concentration liaison for help or refer to the Help Hub.