Welcome new graduate students! 

Be sure to visit the School of Graduate Studies and the links below for resources and helpful information to get you settled as a graduate student at the University of Toronto.

Course Enrolment

Once students are registered, they can enrol in courses through ACORN. Students requesting PHM courses can do so themselves on the Student Web Service. Students requesting courses offered through another department must submit an Add/Drop Course form with the appropriate signatures (student, supervisor, course instructor, host department’s chair or coordinator) to Seemin Qureshi in the Graduate Office. For more information on the Student Web Service and course enrolment, please review Course Enrolment.

Graduate Students Funding

Funding letters will be available for all graduate students by August 31st of each year.

Orientation / Health & Safety Training

In addition to the School of Graduate Studies’ Orientation event, the Graduate Department holds an Orientation session for new students during the first week of the September and January sessions. 

Health & Safety Training day is held during the first week of the September and January sessions. Attendance is mandatory for all students in the Department. 

Note: Students in the Clinical, Social and Administrative Pharmaceutical Sciences division are exempt from attending the Autoclave and Cryogenics Safety Training.

Graduate Supervision Guidelines

The School of Graduate Studies has published important and valuable resources to guide students and faculty. You are encouraged to read Graduate Supervision Guidelines – Student Edition.


Reach out or visit the Graduate Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences