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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

MySuccess Survey

The MySuccess survey aims to assess the non-cognitive (resiliency, time management, interpersonal, etc.) abilities of incoming students. The results of the survey will help the university determine advising intervention strategies and customize student services to support students during their studies. In addition, students will receive an action plan of services and resources to assist them during their studies.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • I am having trouble accessing the survey. What should I do?

    Some web filters and anti-virus programs blocked the shortened url in the email we sent to you. We apologize for this inconvenience. If you click on the link below, you will be directed to the survey.

    MYSUCCESS SURVEY LINK

     

  • Who has to take the survey?

    All new students beginning their studies at Ontario Tech University will be asked to complete the MySuccess survey.

    The MySuccess survey was piloted with first-year students in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science and the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities in September 2018.

  • Is the survey mandatory to complete?

    The survey is optional; however, we strongly encourage you to complete the survey to help the university customize services and supports available to you.

  • How do I access the survey?

    You will receive an email at your @ontariotechu.net (previously referred to as UOITnet) email address. You will need to know your 9-digit Student Number and @ontariotechu.net email address to access the survey.

  • How long will the survey take to complete?

    The survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. If you exit the survey before submitting it, you will have to start over from the beginning.

  • How will the results be used?

    The information gathered will inform you of institutional resources, and be shared with your Academic Advisor for follow-up support, if required.

  • Will my responses affect my grades?

    Your grades will not be affected by the MySuccess survey. In fact, there are no wrong answers to any of the survey questions.


About

The Early Alert Taskforce initiated and developed the MySuccess survey. This task force is a sub-committee reporting into the Student Success Committee which has the responsibility to provide a cross functional forum for dialogue and communication about issues related to student success.