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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

I have legally changed my gender

If your gender has been legally changed, your student record should be updated.

Gender information is collected by the university for statistical purposes only, including enrolment reporting. Your gender will not be disclosed in your transcripts, graduation awards or other official university documents. More information on why our university collects gender information can be found in our frequently asked questions.

  • Updating your legal gender

    To update your legal gender on your student record:

    1. Complete the gender change section of the Name/Gender Change form found on MyCampus under the Documents tab.

    Please note that it can take up to three working days to process your documentation. During peak times, it may take a bit longer than usual.

    Your confidentiality is of the highest importance to us. You can update your record online, or if you would prefer to make an appointment, please contact Mhairy McLachlan, Manager Information and Client Services. Please bring the original copy of your updated birth registration or birth certificate and a piece of government ID updated with your gender change.

    If you ever feel as though you are experiencing discrimination or harassment while at Ontario Tech University and would like additional support, please contact an Equity and Inclusivity Advisor.