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First Year at a Glance

Welcome to Fashion at Ryerson!! We’re so excited to see how you’ll shape the future of fashion.

We understand that transitioning to university can be challenging, but we have the support services available for you. Throughout your four years, you will receive guidance and support from faculty, staff, peers, and the community at large.

Academic Matters

Your first point of contact related to academic matters is the Undergraduate Academic Coordinator at the School of Fashion: 

Course Enrolment

First year is a foundation year common to all Fashion students; students are automatically pre-enrolled in first-year courses. To get a breakdown, by semester, of the courses that are taken in year one, visit:

Resources for You

There is a wealth of information on the Ryerson website on how to navigate the various departments in the university, please visit:

Locker Assignments

First year students are assigned a locker that can be claimed during orientation or prior to the first day of classes. If you have any questions related to locker assignment, please contact the Design Technician at the School of Fashion: