New Student Orientation

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New Student Orientation 

You are embarking on an incredible new chapter and we can’t wait to welcome you virtually! New Student Orientation (NSO) will take place Friday, Jan. 8 online and Welcome Week will run from Jan. 11 - 15 with a number of webinars available to you. 
Registration for Winter 2021 Orientation is now open

Online Winter 2021 New Student Orientation is on Friday, Jan. 8 and includes a number of helpful webinars to start your year off right. You will hear from advisors, our wellness team and have a chance to attend a writing and citation session to prepare you for academic writing.

NSO starts at 9:30 a.m and the last session will end at 8 p.m. Feel free to attend what you need and know that we will be sending recordings of some of the sessions to those that have registered. 

NSO is designed to support first-year Open Studies and Upgrading students. If you are in another program, we encourage you to attend, but the content may not always apply to Aviation or the Bridge to Canadian Nursing.  


Welcome Week Jan. 11- 15

If you are a new student starting in January, please ensure you have registered for New Student Orientation. Welcome week is for all students and includes programming to start your semester off right! Filled with social, academic and services information, the welcome week will provide you with some tools to make new connections and get connected to campus. Find the schedule and details below. Some sessions do not require registration and instead just take you to the Google Meet to join the session at the start time indicated in the calendar below.

Navigating Student Life 

This 1.5 hour workshop hosted by the Early Support team, will cover some high-level information including what first-year students commonly struggle with and resources that will be helpful. 

Student Virtual Meet-ups 

Join us at our student virtual meet-ups to meet other students from your program and get some questions answered. These casual events are a great way to get connected. 

Trivia Night 

Want to test your pop culture knowledge for some great prizes? The Cougars Unsolved club hosts their fantastic trivia night on Friday, Jan. 15 and you do not want to miss it.

* Use the arrows on the calendar to navigate to the week of Jan. 11 for more events!