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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

Virtual Tour Editor Guide

This guide is a reference for university staff and faculty tasked with maintaining data related to the Virtual Tour and Campus Map.

For further instruction on specific topics or to receive a Virtual Tour login, please request a training session. Questions can also be sent to

Table of contents

  • Introduction


    This section provides a brief overview of the Virtual Tour content management system (CMS), its differences to the University's current website CMS (Cascade CMS), and a breakdown of general terms used in this guide.

    1. Intro
    2. Conceptual differences
    3. Glossary
  • Data types

    Data types

    This section provides descriptions and data samples of the types of content that can be managed through the Virtual Tour CMS.

    1. Places
    2. Map data
      • Geometries
      • Features
      • Categories
      • Feature collections
    3. Tour data
  • Workflow


    This section explains in detail how to complete specific tasks in the Virtual Tour CMS. Each subsection represents a different concrete workflow (set of steps) that can be followed to accomplish a certain goal.

    1. Building a tour scene
    2. Creating a building
      • Virtual tour
        • Create a building
        • Add a default scene
        • Connect to location
      • Campus map
        • Create geometries Advanced
        • Start a feature collection
        • Add features
        • Connect to tour building