Welcome To Graduate Studies at CIRHR!

Congratulations on having received your offer of admission to graduate studies at the CIRHR. We’re here to help you navigate through the process of registration and enrolment. But it doesn’t stop there. We’re also here to support your academic success and achieve your career goals.

We’ve collected the links below, including those from the School of Graduate Studies (SGS), into one convenient location and will email you when important information is posted. We hope you will stay in touch and check back regularly.



  1. For students without a UTORid – activate your JOINid (later to become your UTORid when you obtain your TCard)
    If you do not have your JOINid please contact Carol Canzano-Hamala at c.canzano@utoronto.ca
  2. Log into ACORN - Student Web Service (ACORN)
  3. Obtain a T-Card and UTORid
    Fall T-Cards available starting May 1
  4. Once you obtain your T-Card create UTORmail e-mail address
    You must obtain and activate UTORid before you can use UTORmail e-mail address – info provided when you obtain your T-Card
    You must enrol in UTORMFA within the 14-day period after setting up their UTORid for continued access to all U of T applications, including ACORN.
  5. Pay $500 Tuition Deposit by June 1, 2023 Deadline - Making a Tuition Deposit Payment
    Once processed the $500 will be posted to your student account on ACORN. For students who have completed their undergraduate degree at UofT the $500 deposit should be reflected on your Graduate Student (MIRHR) account and not your undergraduate account.
  6. Complete OSOTF Financial Needs Assessment Form - Part 1 and Part 2 - (Complete Part 2 if applicable)
    (Open to FT students who meet eligibility requirements listed on OSOTF application)
    Deadline to submit both completed forms to Carol Canzano-Hamala at c.canzano@utoronto.ca by June 15, 2023  
  7. Part 1: PDF iconOSOTF Application Form
    Financial Planning Calculator
    Estimated Tuition Fees (based on 2022-2023)
    Part 2: PDF iconOSOTF Supplement Form 2023-24 
  8. MIRHR Program Outline
    Individual program outlines will be emailed directly to each new incoming MIRHR student by July 21, 2023

  9. Review Course Timetable and Enrolment Instructions – NOW POSTED
    Course enrolment begins on ACORN – Tuesday August 15, 2023 at 6 a.m. on ACORN

  10. Pay Fees – Fall 2023-Winter 2024 - NOW POSTED TO ACORN
    A fees invoice will be posted to your student account (ACORN) in July. SGS requires minimum tuition payment amount (shown on invoice) by September 1, 2023

  11. Review CIRHR Important Dates
    Classes begin Monday September 11, 2023

  12. CIRHR Orientation – Tues Sept. 5, 2023 - 10 a.m. - IN PERSON
    Location: Woodsworth College (Room WW 126) - 119 St. George Street
    CIRHR Orientation (ONLINE) - Tues Sept. 5, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. Location:  ZOOM (Link To Follow)

  13. Register with Accessibility Services if you have accommodation requirements.
  14. Opt In and Opt Out Dates for Graduate Students' Union Health and Dental InsuranceSeptember 1st - September 30, 2023


General Information


Getting Connected




Financial Aid


Health & Dental Information - 2023-2024

Health & Dental Insurance Change-of-Coverage Period
A Message from Your Health Plan Administrator: Welcome to the new Academic year. Starting September 1st 2022, please visit the Graduate Students' Union website for the following:


TA Positions


UofT Work Study Program


Program Information


Collaborative Specializations




International Student Information


Campus Life and Services


Orientation and Tours