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Orientation checklist:

Getting you ready for remote learning at Conestoga

Our new online orientation will help you be successful as you transition to remote learning at Conestoga College. Find all the supports you'll need to be successful here:

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Confirm your offer


The first thing you need to do is to confirm your offer of admission with OCAS. This must be done before anything else can happen.

Your offerWelcome to Conestoga!
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Confirm your invoice and pay your fees

Financial Services

You must confirm your invoice and pay your fees to be enrolled.

Student feesHow to confirm your invoice
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Take your pre-practicum testing

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Depending on your program, you may be required to take some pre-practicum testing before starting class. Health sciences and community services students must complete a police background check within three months of the first day of class.

Learn moreBefore your first class
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Activate your online accounts

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Log in to your Student Portal account and set up your Conestoga email address. Learn how to get started with Zoom and other supports.

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International student checklist

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Check out our International Student Checklist and make sure you complete the international registration process.

International registration

Conestoga Ready app


Download the Conestoga Ready mobile app to find out everything you'll need for a successful transition to college life. Available for Apple iOS and Android.

Apple iOSAndroid

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)


As part of Conestoga's commitment to innovative learning strategies, the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative is designed to enhance your learning experience. Check to see if your program is part of BYOD.

Learn moreCheck before you arrive
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Upload your ONE Card photo

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Your ONE Card is your official student identification card. Upload your photo for your Conestoga student ONE Card photo ID and learn more about receiving your card.

Your ONE Card After Student Portal activation

Get your timetable


If you have confirmed your invoice and paid your fees, you can access your timetable through the Student Portal.

Your timetable
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Find a place to live


Whether you choose to live off campus or in Conestoga Residence, getting a place of your own is a fulfilling part of the college experience.

Housing International student housing

Get your books and course equipment


The Bookstore has your personalized booklist. Find the books you need by entering your student number and get free shipping on all materials!

The Bookstore also sells all of your scrub, uniform and course equipment needs online. See the sizing charts on the item pages and order with free shipping to your home!

BooklistUniforms and equipment

eText support


For eText programs, all of your resources are included in your fees and delivered on eConestoga. Make sure you review what this means for you, how you’ll access your eTexts, and what supports exist to set yourself up for success!


Conestoga 101


Complete Conestoga 101 (CON0101) on eConestoga for an overview of the supports, services and opportunities available to you throughout your time at Conestoga. This mandatory online course will take you approximately one hour to complete. Make sure you complete it early on in the term – it contains valuable information that will help you transition to Conestoga. You will have access to this course within three days of paying your fees and completing the registration process.


Get your orientation schedule


Orientation is designed to make your transition to college as smooth and enjoyable as possible. Each program hosts it's own orientation, so be sure to select the right schedule.

ScheduleMarch 15 - 19

Supports for international students

International Student Welcome Event

Welcome to Conestoga! Make sure you review your International Student Checklist, join our online International Welcome, and check out our webinars and online transition talks.

International student supports 

Your CSI Health Plan


The CSI extended health and dental plan covers many things from prescription medications, to dental work. This plan will work in combination with an existing plan, or on its own. Learn more about the plan and what's offered or how to opt out.

Your health plan   Opt out?February 1

Review the Student Guide and your Program Handbook

Student Guide

You are required to review the college's Student Guide and your program's handbook to learn about the social and academic expectations of you as a student at Conestoga. You can get your program handbook by visiting your program's web page.

Program HandbooksStudent GuideBy April 16

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