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Orientation Schedule

Participate in Fall Orientation activities starting June 14, 2021

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Event Schedule

July 2021

 

Monday July-05

7:00pm-8:00pm - Course Planning Clinic - Click here to join us!

 

Wednesday July-07

Student Success Seminar Series (English): University 101- The Essentials - Gaining the mindset of a learner in a research environment, from optimizing the syllabus to implementing task- and time-management strategies.

 

Tuesday July-13

9:00-10:00am - Course Planning Clinic - Click here to join us!

 

Thursday July-15

Course Registration Opens

10:00am to 2:00pm - The Inquiring Mind Workshop - The Inquiring Mind workshop is an interactive, educational-based workshop for students designed to promote mental health and reduce stigma of mental illness in an educational setting.- To register please email: theinquiringmind@laurentian.ca Participants are limited to 15, so register now.

 

Monday July-19

12:00-1:00pm Course Registration Clinic - Click here to join us!

 

Monday July-20

7:00-8:00pm -Course Registration Clinic - Click here to join us!

 

Wednesday July-21

Student Success Seminar Series (English) - Online Learning 101 - Orientation for online learners: what it is all about, what you need to know, who does what, where to go for information.

 

Tuesday July-27

9:00-10:00am - Course Registration Clinic - Click here to join us!

 

Friday July-30

10:00-11:00am - International Student Immigration Clinic - Click here to join us

Important Information

Ensure you have completed your offer. 

August 2021

 

Wednesday August 4

Student Success Seminar Series - (English) University Degrees 101 - All about majors, minors, and specializations. Understanding the difference, the paths available, the courses required. Information about the peripherals – deferring, appeals, extra help, modified course loads.

12:00-1:00pm - Course Registration Clinic - Click here to join us!

 

Monday August 9

7:00-8:00pm - Course Registration Clinic - Click here to join us!  

 

Wednesday August 12

12:00-1:00pm - "Welcome & Course Registration Clinic for Youth in Extended Society Care - Click here to join us!  

 

Friday August 13

10:00-11:00am - International Student Immigration Clinic 

 

Monday August 16

10:00am-11:00am - Faculty of Health & Education Meet & Greet with Dean Lariviere

 

Tuesday August 17

10:00am-11:00am - Faculty of Arts Meet & Greet with Dean Dickinson
5:00-6:30pm - Virtual campus tour - Click here to join us

 

Wednesday August 18

10:00am-11:00am - Faculty of Management Meet & Greet with Dean Delorme

2:30-6:30pm - The Inquiring Mind Workshop - The Inquiring Mind workshop is an interactive, educational-based workshop for students designed to promote mental health and reduce stigma of mental illness in an educational setting. - To register please email: theinquiringmind@laurentian.ca - Participants are limited to 15, so register now.

 

Thursday August 19

10:00am-11:00am - Faculty of Science, Engineering & Architecture Meet & Greet with Dean Millar

 

Friday August 20

1:00-2:00pm - Open Chat - Click here to join us

 

Monday August 23

12:00-1:00pm - Course Registration Clinic - Click here to join us!

 

Thursday August 26

1:00-2:00 P.M. - English for Academic Preparation (EAP) Program Information Session

 

Friday August 27

10:00-11:00am - International Student Immigration Clinic

1:00-2:00pm - Open Chat & Reflection

 

Monday August 30

7:00-8:00pm - Course Registration Clinic - Click here to join us!

 

Tuesday August 31

8:00-9:00am - English for Academic Preparation (EAP) Program Information Session

2:00-3:00pm - Know your Rights and Responsibilities Hosted by Equity, Diversity, and Human Rights Consent is Simple - #IASKcampus tour - Click here to join us

7:00-8:30pm - Open Chat on Registration - Click here to join us

September 2021

 

Wednesday, September 1

9:00-11:00AM - International Welcome & Information session

Hello 2021 Welcome Back Event for the Entire Community: Students, Faculty & Staff

7:00-8:30pm - Virtual family campus tour with Open Q&A  - Click here to join us

 

Thursday, September 2

Residence Move In Day

Afternoon - Transfer and Mature Student Orientation

8:00-10:00pm - Frosh Week Opening Night  Hosted by the SGA and AEF - All are Welcome

 

Friday, September 3

Residence Move In Day

9:00-10:00am - Course Registration Clinic for Students with Disabilities
10:00-4:00pm - Partners in Accessibility at Laurentian (PAL) Orientation for Students with Disabilities - Register in advance here
5:00 - 8:00pm - Great Hall Orientation for Students in Residence
 

Saturday, September 4

Residence Move In Day

11:00am-4:00pm - Beach Day - Hosted by the SGA and AEF - Laurentian beach - All are Welcome

 

Sunday, September 5

Residence Move In Day

10:00am-3:00pm - Resfest - An exciting competition of events for the Laurentian Residences! Open to all Laurentian residents.

9:00pm-12:00am - All Ages Pub Night - Hosted by the SGA and AEF Founders' Square/ Place des fondateurs

 

Monday, September 6

Last Call for Registation! 

Smudging and Sacred Fire All are Welcome 6:30am-6:30pm in the Wiigwaam Each morning begins with a Sunrise Ceremony Cedar Tea also available at the Wiigwaam

Indigenous Student Affairs (ISA) Service Fair:  The ISA will be sharing videos via their Facebook page of community organizations that are available as supports in the local area.

10:00am-2:00pm - Residence Activities
9:00pm-12:00am - Outdoor Movie Night - Hosted by the SGA and AEF - Arts Building Lawn

 

Tuesday, September 7

Last Call for Registation! 

Smudging and Sacred Fire All are Welcome 6:30am-6:30pm in the Wiigwaam Each morning begins with a Sunrise Ceremony Cedar Tea also available at the Wiigwaam

Indigenous Student Affairs (ISA) Service Fair:  The ISA will be sharing videos via their Facebook page of community organizations that are available as supports in the local area.

Indigenous Sharing and Learning Centre (ISLC) Drop-in Students are welcome to drop into the ISLC to meet the staff. Snacks and beverages will be available.

HELLO! - Academic Orientation Day

12:00-1:00pm  - ISLC Drop-in (Virtual) - Meet our Indigenous Learning Strategist and Indigenous Student Counsellor! - Join Here

7:00-8:00pm - Course Registration Clinic - Last call! - Click here to join us!

 

Wednesday, September 08

First Day of Courses

Smudging and Sacred Fire All are Welcome 6:30am-6:30pm in the Wiigwaam Each morning begins with a Sunrise Ceremony Cedar Tea also available at the Wiigwaam

Indigenous Student Affairs (ISA) Service Fair:  The ISA will be sharing videos via their Facebook page of community organizations that are available as supports in the local area.

Indigenous Sharing and Learning Centre (ISLC) Drop-in Students are welcome to drop into the ISLC to meet the staff. Snacks and beverages will be available.

Need Help? Visit our Information Booth at the Main Entrance, Atrium, and speak with our helpful Liaison team.

11:00-2:00pm - ISLC Drop-in (Virtual) - Meet our Indigenous Student and Community Engagement Coordinator  -  Join Here

 

11:00am-4:00pm - Clubs Day Hosted by the SGA and AEF -  Founders' Square/ Place des fondateurs

1:00-2:00pm - ISLC Drop-in (Virtual) - Meet our Indigenous Transition and Career Coordinator! Join Here

 

Thursday, September 9

Smudging and Sacred Fire All are Welcome 6:30am-6:30pm in the Wiigwaam Each morning begins with a Sunrise Ceremony Cedar Tea also available at the Wiigwaam

Indigenous Student Affairs (ISA) Service Fair:  The ISA will be sharing videos via their Facebook page of community organizations that are available as supports in the local area.

Indigenous Sharing and Learning Centre (ISLC) Drop-in Students are welcome to drop into the ISLC to meet the staff. Snacks and beverages will be available.

 

Draw-The-Line Campaign and Consent Day Equity, Diversity, and Human Rights Office Consent is Simple #IASK (details to come)

ISLC Drop-in (Virtual) - Meet our Elders and Knowledge Keepers! 11:00am-12:00pm Click here to join us

 

Friday, September 10

Smudging and Sacred Fire All are Welcome 6:30am-6:30pm in the Wiigwaam Each morning begins with a Sunrise Ceremony Cedar Tea also available at the Wiigwaam

Indigenous Student Affairs (ISA) Service Fair:  The ISA will be sharing videos via their Facebook page of community organizations that are available as supports in the local area.

Indigenous Sharing and Learning Centre (ISLC) Drop-in Students are welcome to drop into the ISLC to meet the staff. Snacks and beverages will be available.


10:00 to 11:00am - International Student Immigration Clinic - Click here to join us!


12:00-1:00pm - Course Registration Clinic - Click here to join us!


1:00pm - Takeaway Feast in the ISLC Round Room (P107) All are Welcome ISLC Drop-in (Virtual) 

Meet our Events and Media Coordinator and Director of the ISLC! 2:00-3:00pm Join Here

 

Saturday / Sunday September 11-12

Sunday Morning - Ramsey Tour 5km and Half Marathon Race for Varsity Athletics  

 

Monday, September 13

12:00-1:00pm - Course Registration Clinic - Click here to join us

12pm - End of Residence Dry Days

 

Tuesday, September 14

7:00-8:00pm - Course Registration Clinic - Click here to join us!

 

Wednesday, September 15

Morning - Alcohol Safety Week
 

Friday, September 17

Deadline to add/drop courses
9:00-10:00am - Course Registration Clinic - Click here to join us!

 

Saturday / Sunday, September 18-19

Morning / Matin: Sunday September 19th: Terry Fox Run (Virtual)

 

Wednesday, September 22

9:30am - 1:30pm - The Inquiring Mind Workshop

 

Friday, September 24

Afternoon - Men's and Women's Soccer Home Openers

October 2021

 

Tuesday, October 12

10:00-11:00am - Faculty of Health & Education Check In and Q&A with Dean Lariviere

1:00-3:30pm - Inquiring Mind - Part 1 - Register in advance here - Limited to 15 participants

 

Wednesday, October 13

10:00-11:00am - Faculty of Arts Check In and Q&A with Dean Dickinson

1:00-3:30pm - Inquiring Mind - Part 2 - Register in advance here - Limited to 15 participants

 

Thursday, October 14

10:00-11:00am - Faculty of Management Check In and Q&A with Dean Delorme

 

Friday, October 15

10:00-11:00am - Faculty of Science, Engineering & Architecture Check In and Q&A with Dean Millar

A variety of resources at your fingertips, available when convenient for you!

  • The Virtual Backpack is a series of workshops and co-curricular opportunities to help you Get Set, Take Care of Business, and Take Charge of your academic journey.
  • Meet you International Students! Click here for various interviews with our International students.
  • From To-do to Done: Strategies for time management and Staying organized with Rena Daviau, Indigenous Learning Strategist Click here for session video.
  • Academic Advising One-on-one Book your spot ahead here!!
  • All you need to know about Residence Open Q & A Residence Life Team. Click here for Video link.
  • WellTrack Interactive Self-Help Therapy. Click here for a quick glimpse of this health and wellness service available to all students.
  • Navigating the Student Portal - D2L Our D2L platform allows you to access your course content, interact with your class peers and submit your assignments to your Professors. You will learn where to find your course outline and self-register for. Click here for a guide.
  • In this video series, learn how to use Self-Service to plan and register to your courses at Laurentian!
  • Counselling & Accessibility Services at Laurentian University. Click here for the information.
  • We have a team of dedicated staff members who provide important student services, such as counselling and accessibility services. Find out first-hand how they are helping students from our new Life at Laurentian video series
  • keep.meSAFE: Mental Wellness Student Support Program for International Students with Campus Ambassadors. Click here for session video.