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Many alumni, many different interests and needs. Here’s a detailed list of questions alumni have asked us. Most of the services we provide are exclusive to alumni of the Rotman School.

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Connect tab - information regarding address update, connecting with fellow alumni, purchasing Rotman merchandise and alumni services.

Learn tab - information regarding the Rotman magazine, speaker series and events, and courses.

Succeed tab - information regarding career services and job postings.

Help Rotman tab - Information regarding how to become more involved in the Rotman community through volunteer opportunities and support.

For alumni of the Commerce program, jointly run by the Faculty of Arts & Science and the Rotman School of Management, please visit Rotman Commerce and/or your College.

For graduates of Rotman’s Executive Education programs, please visit this site.



Find answers to questions regarding address updates, connecting with fellow alumni, purchasing Rotman merchandise and alumni services.

Q. How do I gain access to the alumni portal, Rotman Connect? Visit rotmanconnect.com and use your LinkedIn profile, your Facebook page, or your email to create your account.

Q. How do I view a directory of fellow alumni? Log on to Rotman Connect and locate the Alumni Directory on the homepage.

Q. How do I find a former classmate?
Log on to Rotman Connect and locate the Alumni Directory, located on the homepage. If you cannot find the name you are looking for, please email us. We may have other information not displayed in the Alumni Directory.

Q. How do I locate other alumni in my region?
Log on to Rotman Connect and locate the Alumni Directory on the home page. To search by location, you can search by City, and/or Country. For Canada and the U.S.A. you can search by province or state as well. You can also connect with Rotman Regional Envoys in your area (or perhaps think of becoming one yourself).

Q. How do I locate alumni in a certain industry or organization?
Log onto Rotman Connect and locate the Directory on the home page. To search by Industry, simply use the drop-down menu. To search by organization, simply type a short part of the organization name: e.g. Royal, or RBC. You may have to do a series of searches to find what you are looking for.

Q. How do I network with other alumni and business professionals?
Log on to Rotman Connect, and search the Directory on the home page for your chosen industry, location, etc. Also, check out the Events listings for more formal networking opportunities. Public events are also listed on the Events Page on our website.

Q. How do I update my contact information, address, email, job title, etc?
To send us a complete update, please use our convenient Online Update form, or email us

You can also update your entire alumni profile by logging into Rotman Connect.

Q. How do I arrange for an Email for Life forwarding account?
For recent graduates who had a Rotman student email account, that account will automatically continue as a forwarding service, as long as you provide us with a "permanent" email address to use for forwarding. To provide or change a forwarding address, and for alumni from earlier years who would like a Rotman forwarding account, please use our convenient Online Update form, or email us.

Q. How do I change the forwarding email address for my Email for Life account?
To simply provide or change a forwarding address, please use our Online Update form or email us. To provide a complete update (addresses, job info, name changes, etc.) as well as the email change, please use our Online Update form, or email us.

Q. How do I submit or update my Class Note for inclusion in Rotman magazine?
To submit a Class Note, email us your note and photo.  Your Class Note will also be posted under “Updates” on Rotman Connect,

Q. How do I advertise in Rotman magazine?
Advertising opportunities in Rotman magazine can be discussed with the Editor, Karen Christensen. Contact her at christen@rotman.utoronto.ca or by phone at 416 946 5919. 

Q. How do I get involved in my Class Reunion?
Contact our Reunion Coordinator, Michelle Perrotta, Also, please check to see if your class has a Class Champion, and contact them directly to offer your services. We are always looking for volunteers, so if your class does not have a current Class Champion, please consider becoming one.

Q. How do I view a photo of my class?
To view a photo of your class visit Inside Rotman and click on the Class Photos.  If your class photo is not posted and you know of a copy we can borrow to scan, please email us.

Q. How do I get information about special offers and discounts on services to alumni?
The University offers its alumni many special services, including: Library access; Athletic Centre, Faculty Club, Hart House memberships; Cell Phone plans; UofT Mastercard Home, Auto, Life Insurance Investment & Retirement planning; Travel opportunities; Wine Club.

For complete details, visit Alumni Services.

Q. How do I purchase Rotman branded clothing and merchandise items?
Show your pride in Rotman!

The Rotman Alumni Network is delighted to announce that Rotman-branded products are now available online for delivery in Toronto and worldwide at uoftbookstore.com/rotman as well as in the University of Toronto bookstore at 214 College Street.

Find answers to questions regarding the Rotman magazine, speaker series and events, and courses.

Q. How do I stay connected to the Rotman School through its events and programs?
As an alum, you will automatically receive email invitations to all our events if you have a valid email address on file with us. Please use our Online Update form to provide your email address. Of course, if you choose to not receive our email invitations, your choice will be respected. Public events are posted online on our Events Page (some are free and most offer a reduced fee for alumni). We also run alumni-only events.

Q. How do I obtain a copy or get on the distribution list for Rotman Management magazine?
Current and back issues of the magazine are posted on the Rotman Connect, on the Home page. Alumni may opt to receive a hard copy, free-of-charge. To be included in the mailing list or to update your mailing address for future issues, please use our online form at Rotman Magazine

Q. How do I gain access to the Business Information Centre (on-site library)?
All UofT's libraries offer services to alumni - for details visit: discover.library.utoronto.ca/alumni

Rotman's BIC is part of that network. In-person visits by alumni are always welcome. One particular research service, fee-based, that is popular with alumni is InfoSolutions.

Q. How do I audit a course?
Alumni of the Rotman School may request to audit one elective course per term, providing there is space, and with the instructor's and Registrar's approval. Should your preferred course be full, our Office of the Registrar staff will offer alternatives in line with your interests.  For most courses, there is no charge, however some courses may require a fee. Please contact the Office of the Registrar at pso@rotman.utoronto.ca or call 416 978 1729 for further information.

For a complete list of the elective courses currently being offered, please visit: http://www.rotman.utoronto.ca/Degrees/MastersPrograms/MBAPrograms/FullTimeMBA/Program/Electives.aspx
PLEASE NOTE: not all courses are offered at all times, and many of the most popular courses will not have any room for auditing students.

Q. How do I find information about executive education (non-credit) courses offered at the School?
Rotman's Executive Programs offer an increasing number of short-term courses in the areas of open enrollment, custom learning partnerships and international offerings.

Q. How do I find out about Life-Long Learning?
Life-Long Learning day is usually the first Friday in June each year and functions as our premier alumni event. Details will be posted on our Events Page as well as on Rotman Connect as early as possible. It is also advertised to alumni via email notification and in Rotman Magazine.

Q. How do I obtain a copy of my transcript?
Transcripts can be ordered online, using a credit card for payment.

Q. How do I pick up (or get a replacement for) my diploma?
The University's Office of convocation handles all diploma requests after graduation. They can be contacted at 416 978-7070 or email convocation.office@utoronto.ca.

Find answers to questions regarding career services and job postings.

Q. How do I obtain help with my career, job search? We are pleased to offer career services, including consultation for alumni. To schedule a consultation, please contact Career Services by email.

Q. How do I view the job postings for alumni?
Log on to Rotman Connect, and click on the Job Board page. There you will see the current Job Postings for alumni.

Find answers to questions regarding how to become more involved in the Rotman community through volunteer opportunities and support.

Q. How do I get involved in my School’s activities as a volunteer?
To volunteer, please use our convenient Online Update form, or email us. For an outline of the volunteer opportunities available, please check Volunteer Opportunities.

Q. How do I refer a prospective student to the programs of the School?
Please email us with the details, including which program he/she is interested in, as well as the prospect's contact details. We will put the appropriate admissions staff member in contact with your prospect.

Q. How do I make a donation to the School?
There are many ways you can make your investment in the Rotman Annual Vision Fund:

Via the Internet - You can make a secure, on-line gift to Rotman today.

Via Mail - Rotman Annual Vision Fund
105 St. George Street
Toronto, ON M5S 3E6

Via Phone or Email – To make a gift by phone or email, or for more information about donating to Rotman, please contact Melissa Fradley-Pereira at (416) 978-4171 or m.fradley-pereira@rotman.utoronto.ca.

We accept cheques made out to The Rotman School, as well as VISA, MasterCard and American Express.

For more information on fundraising at Rotman, please visit Support Rotman.

How do I get Income tax receipts (T2202A and T4A) for Revenue Canada reporting?
T2202A Form

All alumni will be able to access the recent calendar year T2202A Form as of around February 21 each year on ROSI (www.rosi.utoronto.ca). The T2202A Form is a Tuition & Education Amounts Certificate and the amount on the Form is used for reporting to Revenue Canada for Income Tax purposes. The amount on the T2202A Form will show the amount of tuition paid for the most recent calendar year.

T4A Form
Some alum should expect to receive, in the mail, the T4A Form before end-February. The T4A Form is a Statement of Pension, Retirement, Annuity and Other Income Form and the amount on the Form is used for reporting to Revenue Canada for Income Tax purposes. The amount on the T4A Form will show the amount each student received as income from the University of Toronto. For instance, awards and bursaries received from the Rotman School are considered by the Canadian government to be a source of income. In addition, please remember that the interest amount for the Scotiabank Loan Program, subsidized by the Rotman School while you are a registered student, is also considered to be a source of income and will appear on the T4A Form.

 

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