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Pre-Arrival Manual: Coming to Ryerson
Updated September 15, 2021
Notice for Winter 2022 Exchange Program:
Given the continued global travel advisory, external link, opens in new window from the Federal government to avoid all non-essential travel outside of Canada, Ryerson University has decided to suspend the in-person exchange program for Winter 2022 (Jan - Apr).
Information regarding other types of international activity (such as co-ops, internships, placements, research and other types of experiential learning) for the Winter 2022 term is forthcoming.
Moving to a new country, even for the short-term, is exciting! But it also requires a lot of organisation. We’re here to help you get ready. Use our pre-departure resources to help you prepare for your move to Toronto.
There are a number of ways Ryerson can support you with the exchange process and pre-arrival preperations.
- Exchange Program Coordinator
- Ryerson International
- International Student Support
Get information on what to bring onboard including visa requirements and health insurance and pack in your carry-on bag.
- Canadian Visa Requirements
- Mandatory Health Insurance
- What To Bring
Plan your arrival ahead of class start dates to ensure you have enough time to settle in and familiarize yourself with our campus.
- Important Dates
It is important to have certain documents prepared and presented when passing through Immigiration and Customs.
- Documents for the Canadian Immigration Post
- Declaration Card
- Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) checkpoint
- Baggage Claim Area - Duty And Taxes
Ryerson is located in the heart of downtown Toronto. Find useful information on moving into the city.
- UHIP - Mandatory Health Insurance