Grad Room

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Graduate students! 

Come relax, socialize, and study in Grad Room Lounge or take in a workshop in our newly renovated programming space. Grad Room is a hub for graduate students to get involved in graduate life, build a community of graduate scholars, learn and practice new skills in Graduate Professional Development (GPD).  Drop in and speak with one of our Community Animators.
This is your exclusive graduate student space!  
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Featured Events at Grad Room

Coffee with a Financial Advisor, Tuesdays in February 12-2pm

Confused about your funding package? Missed an award deadline? Want grad-specific financial tips? Then chat with one of our Embedded Graduate Financial Advisors over coffee. Drop-ins available Tuesdays in February from 12-2 pm at Grad Room or email graduate.awards@utoronto.ca to book an appointment.

Recurring Events at Grad Room

Weekly
Mondays 12:10-1:00 pm Mindfulness Meditation with Jon Berrie
Thursdays 6:00-7:00 pm Grad Minds Yoga
Saturday 10:00am-12:30 pm Graduate Writing Groups
Sunday 1:30-4:00 pm Graduate Writing Groups

Monthly
Graduate Speaker Series 

Embedded Services at Grad Room

International Transition Advising

International students are also welcome to meet with our International Transition Advisor, Yaseen Ali, yaseen.ali@utoronto.ca, every Thursday from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm to discuss their questions about navigating U of T and transitioning to life in Toronto and Canada.

GPD Coaching

Graduate students are invited to book a coaching session with Liam O'Leary to discuss their goals and chart a path for graduate professional development.


Community Animators

Our team of community animators are graduate students, artists, and alumni who can help you find ways to enrich your personal, professional, and academic journey at the University of Toronto. Drop by for a chat, email, or call us!

Abokor Abdulkarim, UofT Alumni

Chang Zou, Master of Global Affairs, Alumni 

Charity Mwebaze, Master's Student, Political Science

Christopher Kelleher, PhD Candidate, English

Debra Kriger, PhD Candidate, Exercise Science

Grace Zhu, UofT Alumni

Hamza Taufique, PhD Candidate, Molecular Genetics

Jess Philodimos, Artist in Residence

Lochin Brouillard, PhD Candidate, Medieval Studies

Samantha Chang, PhD Student, Art History

Samantha Miller, MI Student, Information ​

Sefanit Habtom, MEd OISE, Education

Swapna Mylabathula, MD/PhD Candidate, IMS

Wenyangzi (Ann) Shi, MEd OISE, Education​

Contact Us

Grad Room, University of Toronto
66 Harbord Street (NE corner of Harbord and Spadina)
Toronto, ON M5S 3L1
416-946-7666
gradroom@utoronto.ca

Monday to Friday, from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Weekends 9:00 am to 5:00 pm