Each division in the Faculty or College category may nominate up to five* alumni and/or friends of the university for an Arbor Award.
Each division in the Schools, Institutes, Centres and Programs category may nominate up to three* alumni and/or friends of the university for an Arbor Award.
Multi-departmental divisions are invited to nominate up to five additional alumni and/or friends of the university for an Arbor Award, up to a maximum total of ten* nominations.
*It is not necessary to nominate the maximum number allotted
Note: All divisional nominations must be approved and submitted by the appropriate alumni office, and are subject to review and assessment by the Division of University Advancement for eligibility and to ensure they meet criteria.
To be eligible, a recipient must:
The Arbor Awards serve as recognition for the University’s outstanding volunteers from the alumni and friends community.
Only in exceptional circumstances will current or previous employees of the University of Toronto be considered. Faculty and staff eligibility is as follows:
Note that faculty or staff nominations are not automatically accepted. They must pass an additional threshold of expectations and consideration by DUA in order to ensure their appropriateness and eligibility.