On behalf of the faculty and staff, we would like to welcome you to the Department of Public Health Sciences, in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, at the University of Toronto. Below is administrative and academic information to help you begin your studies. Please contact the Graduate Office if you require assistance.
Administrative Orientation Presentation
- PHS Student Checklist
- Sending Official Transcripts – See 8. Submitting official documents after admission
- Getting Started – TCard, UTORid and email, Quercus, Registration
- Introducing ACORN– your Accessible Online Campus Resource Network
- GDPHS Handbook
- School of Graduate Studies (SGS) GradHub (information for new students)
Tuition Fees and Registration
Paying Tuition and Fees
Tuition fee schedules are available on the Student Accounts website. Invoices will be assessed to student fees accounts the week of July 17, 2023.
Payments within Canada can be made from a Canadian bank account or with a Canadian dollar credit card. Information is available on the Student Accounts website under the Making Payments menu.
Information is also available for students paying fees from outside of Canada. International payments are processed via Convera and Flywire payment services.
Admission deposits and tuition fee payments can also be made by credit card. Information and instructions are available in the ACORN FAQs and How-Tos.
OSAP, Canada Student Loan and US Student Loan recipients
Students who have received notification of funding through the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) for their U of T program may Register Without Payment (tuition fee deferral) through ACORN, up to the registration deadline, as long as the amount of the loan covers the minimum payment and no outstanding fees are owing. Register Without Payment may also be available for recipients of some US government loans. Please see the Student Accounts website for details.
Request to Register Without Payment (Fee Deferral) for students with funding support
PhD Students who are covered by the Graduate Department of Public Health Sciences PhD Funding Policy, should request a Tuition Fee Deferral in ACORN.
Click on ‘Tuition Fee Deferral’ under the FINANCES heading of the left-hand menu. If the tuition deferral function is not available for you, please contact the Graduate Office.
Students who are not covered by the GDPHS PhD Funding Policy, but are receiving funding through an award or scholarship, must make their request with the Graduate Department of Public Health Sciences using the Register Without Payment (Fee Deferral) form found on the SGS website under the Registration, Enrolment, Program Status menu.
Awards administered by the University of Toronto are processed according to this Award Payment Schedule.
PhD Funding Policy
Information for International Students
- SGS International Students Portal
- Centre for International Experience
- Pre-arrival and Entry to Canada information
Information for Students with Accessibility Needs
DLSPH strives to create a culture where accommodation is destigmatized, and diversity is celebrated. To achieve these goals incoming students with known accessibility needs must register with University of Toronto Accessibility Services as soon as possible after accepting their offer of admission.
- Register with University of Toronto Accessibility Services
- University of Toronto Accommodations Guide
- Accessibility for Ontarians With Disabilities (AODA) Training
- DLSPH Practicum Accommodations Guideline
- Accessibility Services Graduate and Professional Program Student Handbook
Register for Moving Forward Summer Transition Program, a summer transition program specifically designed for new, incoming students who self-identify as having disabilities and who are entering any level of post-secondary education at any institution.
Course Enrolment Information
The University of Toronto has identified the following minimum technical requirements needed for students to access remote/online learning. Details are available here.
The DLSPH Helpdesk is available to assist students with technical questions about IT and educational technology: email@example.com
- Using ACORN to Enrol in Courses
- Timetable and Important Dates and Deadlines
- Degree Program Requirements
Award and Funding Opportunities
Visit the PHS Awards and Funding Opportunities pages to review awards and bursaries available to our students.
More opportunities are available on the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) Awards and Funding page.
Eligible students who wish to be considered for the University of Toronto Advanced Planning for Students (UTAPS) program, U of T’s largest need-based support program, must apply through the Need Navigator tool by the posted deadline.
- St. George campus map
- Health Sciences Building and surrounding area
- U of T Libraries
- Health Sciences Writing Centre
- Student Life and University Services
- Centre for International Experience
- Gerstein Library Public Health Research Guide
- Academic Conversation Skills
Immerse yourself in university life by living on campus. Each UofT campus has a range of housing options.
Get a head start on figuring out where you’d like to live next year by attending a Housing Fair:
A Virtual Housing Fair will be happening on Wednesday, June 28, 2023 from 12 – 1 p.m. EDT
Register for the Virtual Housing Fair
An In-Person Housing Fair will be happening on Saturday, July 29, 2023 from 1 – 3 p.m. EDT (Location TBD)
Register for the In-Person Housing Fair