1. Undergraduate Student Orientation
August 31, 2015
Orientation is a great opportunity to learn about your new school from academic, administrative and social perspectives. You'll make new friends as you integrate into campus life and university procedures. You will also get to know about different groups on campus, find out where your classes are, and decide how you want to live your U of A life. We have great presentations, tours and activities lined up for you to learn about all of these things!
Learn more about New Student Orientation!
2. Family Orientation
July 11, 2015
Family Orientation is a program designed for parents, families, and students to learn about the transition into life at the University of Alberta. It has two tracks, a Parent Track and a Student Track. Parents do not need to bring students in order to attend. Each track has information tailored to best compliment the audience. Attending Family Orientation as a parent with or without your student contributes to the students' healthy transition from life in high school to life at their post-secondary institution.
Learn more about Family Orientation!
3. Transitions: International Student Orientation
August 26 - 28, 2015
Transitions is an orientation program specifically for international students. Through a series of workshops and tours, international students learn about UAlberta’s academic environment and get tips on adjusting to life in Canada. Advisors are on-hand to answer all your questions. Transitions also includes several social activities, so it’s a great way to meet students from other countries, make friends, and have fun!
International students starting studies at UAlberta in September are asked to pre-register for Fall Transitions 2015. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to attend. Registration is free.
Learn more about Transitions: International Student Orientation
6. Graduate Student Orientation
The Graduate Student Association (GSA) Orientation program provides an introduction to the GSA and its services for all graduate students, and will host an information fair of services providers on and off campus.
For more info, you can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or check their webpage, which will be updated as details get finalized.
5. Bridges: Aboriginal Student Orientation
August 27 - 28, 2015
Bridges Orientation is your free introduction to campus and your respective Faculty based on a student perspective, specifically for First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) students.
Through a series of workshops and tours, FNMI students learn about UAlberta’s academic environment and get tips on adjusting to campus life. Bridges also includes social activities and is a great way to meet students from other communities, make lifelong friends, and have fun!
Learn more about Bridges Orientation!
4. BaseCamp: New First Year Lister and RSJ Residents
August 25 - 28, 2015
BaseCamp is a residence based orientation program specifically designed for first year students living in residence to help ease the transition into residence and university life. Residents will have the opportunity to get to know their floormates, familiarize themselves with residence and campus, and be introduced to academic strategies and resources, all before their classes begin.
Residents are automatically enrolled in BaseCamp when they confirm to live in Lister or RSJ.
Learn more about BaseCamp here!
Augustana's New Student Conference is intended for all new full-time undergraduate students. If you require additional information, please email email@example.com.
Dentistry contacts students directly with all Orientation information. Should you require additional information, feel free to contact the admissions office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Faculty of Law Orientation provides a week long program to new students entering a program within the faculty. Students are typically emailed info about the Orientation, but should students require more information, they can email Shannon Gullberg at email@example.com.
The Faculty of Medicine Orientation consists of faculty wide events, with each program coordinating their own separate schedule of events. Students should contact their program if they have any questions or visit www.msa.ualberta.ca for more information.
The Faculty of Pharmacy Orientation is a program largely organized by students on the 1st day, with a more department heavy focus during the second day, intended to share more faculty specific information and expectations.
For more information, students can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have been admitted into the Occupational Therapy, you can expect an e-mail from the department with information regarding the Orientation. It is a week long department run program intended for incoming OT students. For more information, please email email@example.com.
If you have been admitted into the Masters of Science in Physical Therapy, the department should be emailing you with information regarding your Orientation. Should you still require additional information, please email Gillian Lu at firstname.lastname@example.org.