General university service is also recognized by the Arbor Award.
Constituencies may nominate up to a maximum of two* individuals in the central category for consideration by the Division of University Advancement.
Each affiliate is invited to nominate up to a maximum of three* alumni and/or friends of the university to receive and Arbor Award.
All nominations submitted in the central category will be reviewed and selected by University Advancement, Alumni Affairs based on eligibility.
To be eligible, a recipient must:
- Be a living alumnus/a or friend of the University of Toronto
- Posthumous awards will be considered only if the nominee has died in the past year, and if their voluntary service meets the requirements.
- Have provided (or be currently providing) outstanding volunteer service across the university (focused on more than one faculty/college/department) for a minimum of two years
- Nominees who do not meet the minimum years of service may be submitted for consideration based on breadth and depth of service.
- Current employees of the University of Toronto may be nominated, so long as their contribution is in no way related to the scope of their job function at the University.
- Please note: current employee nominations from the divisions are not automatically accepted. These nominations must pass an additional threshold of consideration within DUA to ensure their appropriateness and eligibility.
- Retirees will be considered in the same manner.
- Have not previously have received an Arbor Award
*It is not necessary to nominate the maximum number allotted
Submit a Central Nomination