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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 offer Welcome 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


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 more Before your first class
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Activate your online accounts


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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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 more Check before you arrive
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Upload your ONE Card photo

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Upload your photo before Orientation through the Student Portal to save time when school starts.

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 May 4
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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

Buy your books


The Bookstore has your personal booklist available May 4. Your course books, materials and Conestoga swag can all be purchased at the Bookstore.

Bookstore Booklist available May 4

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.

eConestoga May 11

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.

Schedule May 13, 14, 20, 21

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 

CSI Health Plan: refund deadline


For students studying in Canada, the deadline to opt out of the CSI health plan and get a refund is May 29 (if you already have health insurance).

Your health plan May 29

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 Handbooks       Student Guide By June 19

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