Categories of FAQs
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 Rotman Alumni Network Online (portal)?
Use our convenient Online Update form, or email us, indicating what year and of which program you are an alumna/us.
Q. How do I view a directory of fellow alumni?
Log on to the Rotman Alumni Network Online and locate the Alumni Directory on the Connect page. Don't be too restrictive with your search, and it's best to search for only the first or last name.
Q. How do I find a former classmate?
Log on to the Rotman Alumni Network Online and locate the Alumni Directory, located on the left side of each page. 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 the Rotman Alumni Network Online and locate the Alumni Directory on the Connect 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 the Rotman Alumni Network Online and locate the Alumni Directory on the Connect 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 the Rotman Alumni Network Online, and search the Alumni Directory on the Connect 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 the Rotman Alumni Network Online.
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 wish 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 Email Forwarding Form. 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, use our online Class Notes form - it includes a photo upload. If you also want to update a mailing address, job title or any other contact details, please use our Online Update form, which includes a place for a Class Note and the photo file upload facility. Additionally, you can submit your Class Note within the Rotman Alumni Network Online, and you can also email us your Class Note and photo.
Q. How do I advertise in Rotman magazine?
Advertising opportunities in Rotman magazine can be discussed with the Editor, Karen Christensen. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org 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. If you class does not have a current Class Champion, perhaps you will be interested in the role yourself, or can think of a classmate that might be.
Q. How do I view a photo of my class?
Log onto the Rotman Alumni Network Online and scroll to the bottom of the Connect page where you will see the Alumni Links gadget. You will see the link "Alumni Class Composite Photo Gallery and Dean's Lists". 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:
Athletic Centre, Faculty Club, Hart House memberships;
Cell Phone plans;
Home, Auto, Life Insurance
Investment & Retirement planning;
For complete details, visit Alumni Serives.
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 www.uoftbookstore.com/rotman as well as in the store next to the Rotman School.
Campus Xpress, a satellite of the University of Toronto Bookstore, now offers a wide assortment of gifts, apparel, and supplies including desk accessories, luxurious leather accessories, and a smart new selection of apparel, all sporting the Rotman logo.
These impressive products tell where you have been and where you are going.
Please visit online at www.uoftbookstore.com/rotman or, when you visit the school, at Campus Xpress, 111A St. George Street, right beside Rotman. The store is open Monday to Thursday from 8 a.m. - 9 p.m., Friday from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Find answers to questions regarding the Rotman magazine, speaker series and events, and courses.
Q. How do I stay connected to the 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 and 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 magazine?
Current and back issues of Rotman magazine are posted on the Rotman Alumni Network Online, on the Learn page. For full instructions and to update contact info for inclusion in the distribution list for future issues, please visit: www.rotman.utoronto.ca/alumni/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: http://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 current course?
Alumni of the Rotman School may audit a current course, providing there is space, and with the instructor's and registrar's approval. For most courses, there is no charge, however some courses may require a fee. Please contact the Office of the Registrar at email@example.com or call 416 978 6797 for further information.
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 (a special date in 2009, June 12) and functions as our premier alumni event. Details will be posted on our Events Page as well as in the Rotman Alumni Network Online 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. See Succeed for more information about the services we offer as well as how to access current Job Postings 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 the Rotman Alumni Network Online, and go to the Succeed page. There you will see the services we offer as well as 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 Vision Fund:
Via the Internet - You can make a secure, on-line gift to Rotman today.
Via Mail - Rotman Vision Fund
105 St. George Street
Toronto, ON M5S 3E6
Via Phone - Call 416-946-3975 to speak with a member of the annual giving staff.
We accept cheques, as well as VISA, MasterCard and American Express.
For information on making gifts of appreciated securities please email email@example.com or call (416) 946-3975.
For more information on Rotman's $200-million campaign, please visit Support Rotman.
How do I get Income tax receipts (T2202A and T4A) for Revenue Canada reporting?
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.
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.