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Obtain Your TCard


When you start working at the University of Toronto (U of T), you will need to get a TCard.

University of Toronto TCardA TCard is your photo ID smartcard that serves as your official U of T identification card. Follow these steps to get one:

  1. Obtain a completed ‘Getting online at U of T’ document from your departmental business officer
  2. Bring photo identification and one of your unique identifiers (barcode number, UTORid or personnel number) contained in the ‘Getting online’ letter
  3. Go to the TCard office at your campus location, Monday to Friday, between 9:00 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Activate Your Email


UTORexchange is the institutional email service for faculty and staff at the University of Toronto. If you are a new faculty or staff member, you will get a UTORexchange account when you activate your UTORid. If you are a U of T student, you will get a UTmail+ email account when you activate your UTORid.


Are you a staff member with student status?


If you have both staff and student status, you may have more than one U of T email account. Please see the Help Desk website for managing multiple accounts.

Information Commons, Information Technology Services and the University’s libraries together provide and support all instituational email on campus (UTORexchange, UTmail+ and UTORmail).

To activate your email, you will need your UTORid.


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