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September 2021

 

Wednesday, September 1

9:00am - 11:00am - International Welcome & Information Session.

7:00pm - 8:30pm - Virtual Family Campus Tour With Open Q&A  - Join Here.

 

Thursday, September 2

Residence Move In Day.

Transfer and Mature Student Orientation.

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

Click here to join us.

 

Friday, September 3

Residence Move In Day.
10:00am - 4:00pm - Partners in Accessibility at Laurentian (PAL) Orientation for Students with Disabilities - Register in advance here.
5:00pm - 8:00pm - Orientation for Students in Residence - In The Great Hall.

8:00pm - 10:00pm - Restours - Fun activities throughout the Laurentian Residences to get to know the buildings and your peers! Open to all Laurentian residents.

 

Saturday, September 4

Residence Move In Day.

11:00am - 4:00pm - Beach Day - Hosted by the SGA and AEF - At The 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 - In Founders Square - All Are Welcome.

 

Monday, September 6

6:30am - 6:30pm - Smudging and Sacred Fire - All are Welcome 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 - For All Laurentian Residents.
9:00pm - 12:00am - Outdoor Movie Night - Hosted by the SGA and AEF - Arts Building Lawn - All Are Welcome.

 

Tuesday, September 7

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.

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

9:00-4:00pm - New Student Meet & Greet - Visit the Main Entrance to Meet the Orientation Team, find answers, pick up your Student One Card (ID) and pick up a treat! - On Campus in the Atrium

10:00-10:15am - Grand Welcome for Undergraduate and Graduate Students Robert Haché, Ph.D.
President and Vice-Chancellor Brent Roe, Associate Vice-President Academic (Student Success) & University Librarian Michelle Brunette, Ph.D., Director, Student Success - Bilingual - On Campus -  C-203 (Classroom Building)
Online - Click Here

10:15-11:00am - Expectations of a University Professor - Kickin' it, yo, at University with Dr. Mark Kuhlberg - In Person C-203 (Classroom Building) - Online Click Here

11:30am-12:00pm, or at your own pace - More Feet on the Ground: Recognize, Respond, Refer and Reflect - This course prepares you to support students on your campus who may be living with mental health concerns - Online morefeetontheground.ca

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

12-1pm - New Student Meet & Greet - Meet Your Dean Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Health and Education Faculty of Management, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Architecture, University Librarian - On Campus in the Atrium

2:00-3:00pm - Orientation for Laurentian Online Students - Online Join Here

3:00-4:30pm - Graduate Student Orientation - Online Join here

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

Wednesday, September 8

First Day of Courses

6:30am - 6:30pm - Smudging and Sacred Fire - All are Welcome 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.

10:00am - 11:30am - Graduate Students.

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

11:00am - 4:00pm - Clubs Day Hosted by the SGA and AEF -  Founders' Square.

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

2:00-3:00pm - Know your Rights and Responsibilities. Hosted by Equity, Diversity, and Human Rights. Held at the Executive Learning Centre in the 3rd floor of the Frasier building and through zoom.

 

Thursday, September 9

6:30am - 6:30pm - Smudging and Sacred Fire - All are Welcome 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.

Consent Day Equity, Diversity, and Human Rights Office Consent is Simple #IASK held by the Equity, Diversity, and Human Rights Office.

  • 9:00am - 12:00pm - Consent Day Services Booths at the Atrium in the Parker building with “Consent is like Tea” Video Watch Party
  • 1:00pm - 2:30pm - GSPS “Sexual Assault, Consent/ Online Reporting” - Alumni Hall in the Science II building and Zoom Join here
  • 2:45 - 4:15pm - SAVS “Human Trafficking”; Executive Learning Centre in the Parker building and Zoom - Join here
  • Students will earn one ballot for the Amazon Gift card for every presentation they attend and an additional ballot for watching the "Consent is like Tea" video and filling out the one-question survey!

ISLC Drop-in (Virtual) - Meet our Elders and Knowledge Keepers! 11:00am-12:00pm Join Here

 

Friday, September 10

6:30am - 1:00pm - Smudging and Sacred Fire - All are Welcome 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 - 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) - participants are asked to pre-register for the feast by emailing Amy at ax_commanda@laurentian.ca

2:00pm - 3:00pm - ISLC Drop-in (Virtual) - Meet our Events and Media Coordinator and Director of the ISLC! - Join Here

 

Monday, September 13

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

12pm - End of Residence Dry Days

 

Tuesday, September 14

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

Friday, September 17

Deadline to add or drop courses

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

 

Sunday, September 19

Terry Fox Run (Virtual)

 

Wednesday, September 22

9:30am - 1:30pm - The Inquiring Mind Workshop - The Inquiring Mind workshop is an interactive, educational-based workshop for students designed to promote mental health and reduce the stigma of mental illness in an educational setting.
This workshop is reserved for graduate students. If you are interested in participating, please email: theinquiringmind@laurentian.ca

 

Friday, September 24

Men's and Women's Soccer Home Openers

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October 2021

 

Tuesday, October 12

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

 

Wednesday, October 13

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

 

Friday, October 15

10:00am - 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.