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New Student Information, 2021-2022


We are so excited to welcome you to Ryerson University and the Yeates School of Graduate Studies! 

Our campus is located in the heart of downtown Toronto. Everything you need is virtually within walking distance. To help you become familiar with the University, please view our campus map, opens in new window.

First Steps for New Students

1. Your Ryerson Online Identity

To use Ryerson’s online tools, you must first activate your Ryerson online identity by completing a series of web forms. During activation, you will pick your user name, such as: johndoe, john.doe, etc., known as your my.ryerson username and your password. 

Although you can activate your online identity now (if you haven't done so already), you will have limited access to RAMSS and other online systems until August 1st.

After August 1st, you will be prompted to create your Ryerson email address when you log into, opens in new window

Activate Your Online Identity, opens in new window

2. Ryerson OneCard

The OneCard is the official identification card for the Ryerson University community. As well as being the single most important piece of ID you possess during your time here at Ryerson it also serves as a convenience card for many of the services available on campus, including the library, printing and photocopying, food purchases, discounts, savings and more.

New students must apply online by August 15th.  However students who have not cleared their Admission Condition(s) will not yet be able to apply.  Information on how to apply after August 15th can also be found in the link below.

Apply For your OneCard, opens in new window

3. New Student Orientation

Date: Wedneday, August 18th
Time: 2pm-3:20pm
Location: online

There various speakers with useful information to new students in our program.

4. Mathematics and Statistics Review Course

All students entering the MA or PhD program must pass the Mathematics and Statistics Review Course. The course is scheduled to run Monday August 16th to Friday August 27th. The final exam for the course is scheduled for Friday August 27th, and is graded on a pass/fail basis. Students who do not pass, or are absent during the first scheduled exam, will be permitted one more attempt during the Fall term. If a student does not pass during his/her second attempt, he/she is required to withdraw from the program.

Attendance to the classes is not required, but it is highly recommended.  However all students are required to attend the final exam.  If you cannot attend the classes or final exam, please contact the course instructor immediately.  The course instructor contact information can be found in the course outline. This years review will be offered online.

PDF fileDownload the Updated Review Class Course Outline, opens in new window


For all other information (course registration, funding etc.) please take a look through our New Student Guide, opens in new window.


If you have a question regarding your Offer of Admission condition(s) or payment of your confirmation deposit, please contact the Graduate Admissions office directly at, opens in new window