Commuter Resources

 

 

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COMMUTER RESOURCES AT WOODSWORTH

Check out these commuter resources offered by your College and Students’ Association: http://mywcsa.com/wdw/get involved/commuter-resources/
Don’t forget to join the Woodsworth Off-Campus Students Facebook group to stay updated about commuter events in Woodsworth: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wwoffcampus/?fref=ts

Check out our commuter blog “The Commuter Life” filled with helpful information and commuter-friendly events: http://dean.wdw.utoronto.ca/blog/the-commuter-life/ 

Need some commuting tips? We got you covered: http://start.utoronto.ca/essential-u-of-t/commuting-tips/

COMMUTER DIRECTORY

Would you like to know what facilities are available for commuters at Woodsworth? Do you want to know about events taking place? Do you want to be involved with WCSA? Do you want to make your commute easier? Do you want to enter raffles and win great prizes to make your commute and time at University of Toronto a great one? All this is possible if you sign up for Woodsworth College Students’ Associations Off-Campus Directory by filling out this Google form. The Off-Campus Directors will supervise this directory so make sure you sign up and don’t miss out on all the great things talking place at Woodsworth for commuters. Check out this link to register.

SERVICES OFFERED AT UOFT:

Here are some services offered by WCSA (Woodsworth College Students’ Association) and the UTSU (University of Toronto Students’ Association) that are bound to make your commute easier:
Housing Services: http://dean.wdw.utoronto.ca/?p=23808 

WCSA: http://mywcsa.com/wdw/about-us/services/

UTSU: http://www.utsu.ca/office/

THE OFF-CAMPUS DIRECTORS AT WOODSWORTH

Haya Adil Sheikh

HAYA-ADIL-SHEIKH-300x200Hey Woodsworth friends, my name is Haya Adil Sheikh and I am your Off-Campus Director for this academic year. I’m super excited to share some of the ideas we have planned for this year and also carry on the legacy of our successful commuter events from previous years. My goal for this year is to be more approachable and to be the voice of my fellow Woodsworth community so that you don’t miss out on anything that takes place on campus. Apart from this, I love doing community service by being involved in non-profit groups at U of T and outside. You can always email me at haya.offcampus@mywcsa.com. If you have any questions, suggestions or just want to talk, I’ll be more than happy to answer any of your questions.

Office Hours: Tuesdays 3pm-5pm, Room 105, Woodsworth College.

 

Valerie Dos Santos

IMG_7947-300x200Hey Woodsworth! My name is Valerie Dos Santos and I am a third year student majoring in Criminology and Ethics, Society and Law, and minoring in Political Science. I am very excited to be representing all Woodsworth off-campus students as one of your Off-Campus Directors! This year I will be working with my co-director, Haya, to host events like WCSA Wednesday and Commuter Appreciation Week. We also hope to create new events and initiatives during the year with the Off-Campus Committee. One of my goals is to help off-campus students become more involved and to feel like they are part of the Woodsworth family. I would like to better the experience of Woodsworth students living both on and off campus. If you have any questions, concerns or suggestions feel free to drop by my office hours or email me at valerie.offcampus@mywcsa.com. I look forward to working with all of you to make this an amazing year!

Office Hours: Mondays 10am-12pm, Room 105, Woodsworth College.

OFF-CAMPUS COMMITTEE (OCC)

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Meet your OCC!

Hey Woodsworth,

Do you want to get involved in the Woodsworth community? Do you want to help plan events and promote the interests of off-campus students at Woodsworth College?

If yes, then becoming part of the Woodsworth College Off-Campus Committee (OCC) is your first big step. You will gain leadership skills, network with fellow students, meet other commuters and help build a diverse and supportive Woodsworth community.

Off-Campus Committee (OCC) members are responsible for planning and promoting events for commuter students with the Off-Campus Students’ Directors. They will also receive recognition for their involvement on their Co-Curricular Records. The OCC is active in both the fall and winter session.

The off-campus directors are accepting applications for the OCC until September 23, 2016. If interested, please fill out the following form. If you have any questions or concerns, please get in touch with valerie.offcampus@mywcsa.com or haya.offcampus@mywcsa.com.

ACCOMMODATIONS AND TRANSPORTATION

All the resources, information and support you need regarding Off-Campus Housing: https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/hs
Stay updated about TTC delays and services to avoid commuting fiascos: https://www.ttc.ca/Service_Advisories/all_service_alerts.jsp

Heard about PRESTO but not sure how to use it? Check out this blog post!

WCSA WEDNESDAYS!

Join us in celebrating this Woodsworth College tradition every Wednesday for free pancakes, music, and other treats between 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in Mini Kruger Hall, located in Woodsworth College. This is a great opportunity for commuters and other students to grab some food and hang out!