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New to Ontario Tech Orientation

Welcome to Ontario Tech University! 

The New To Ontario Tech orientation programming provides new instructors and teaching assistants with an introduction to teaching techniques and strategies, educational technology, the student experience, and teaching and learning services and support. 

We will explore a variety of topics designed to help you achieve teaching excellence and introduce you to the Ontario Tech experience, including:

  • Ontario Tech students and how to best support them 
  • A tour of the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Current topics in higher education
  • Diversity, inclusion, and belonging at Ontario Tech
  • Teaching and Learning Centre services
  • Library services
  • Campus Health and Safety
  • Public Service Alliance of Canada

New to Ontario Tech orientation is offered annually in August. Stay tuned for more details in 2024!

All orientation-related questions can be directed to