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03.20.20 – Important COVID-19 Information (updated March 23, 2020)

For Current Students:

Daniels Faculty COVID-19 FAQs (updated April 13, 2020)

Dean's Update | May 21, 2020


Vice-Provost, Students COVID-19 FAQs

Information for Newly Admitted Graduate Students: 

For the U of T SGS Admission Update Regarding Coronavirus COVID-19, see here.

How can I respond to my graduate program offer at Daniels? 

Please scan and send your signed confirmation form to

Due to the current circumstances, I need more time to be able to make a decision regarding my offer.  Can I have an extension?

Yes.  We understand that these times are challenging for everyone and many other factors may be hindering your ability to make a decision by April 9th.  We ask that you contact us at if you need an extension.  We are here and can help assist you any other questions or issues.  Despite current uncertainties, we are hopeful that you will join us at Daniels, and are committed to finding ways to make it work for you. 

Can I pay my acceptance deposit online?

Yes. You can pay your deposit of $500 via ACORN.

If you need help on how to do this, you can see the how-to guide here.

What if I cannot submit my English language test score by April 30th?

We are accommodating students who have been affected by test centre closures due to COVID-19. We recommend that you reschedule your test for the earliest possible date and provide us with an update at . 

Information for Newly Admitted Undergraduate Students:

For the U of T Admission Update Regarding Coronavirus COVID-19, see here.

I am an applicant to Daniels and have questions, whom can I contact?

Although all tours and events have been cancelled, Daniels faculty and staff are eager and available to answer your questions.  Please contact us at   Additionally, you can find answers to other admissions related questions at:

I am an international applicant.   Will I be able to begin classes in the fall if travel restrictions are still in place? 

The current situation is evolving rapidly and the University is monitoring events closely.  We are committed to finding ways to allow newly enrolled students, including international students, to begin their studies at the University of Toronto in the 2020-21 academic year if restrictions continue to be in place. 

For Faculty, Students and Staff:

For more information on the University of Toronto's response to COVID-19, read the U of T coronavirus FAQ