Orientation helps set you up for success at Conestoga College.
We encourage you to attend Orientation as the first day of your professional career path. Orientation is designed to support your successful transition to Conestoga. We look forward to seeing all first year students at Orientation.
Guelph Campus Monday, October 29, 2018
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Welcome Meet in room D9, get to know your faculty, get your parking pass, and learn about some of the services available to you
11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Campus Tour/Book Store Learn about your new campus and pick up your books
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Student Success Learn about services available to your as a Conestoga student that support your success
12:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Student Engagement Resources/Lunch Enjoy lunch and learn how you get can get involved here at Conestoga
11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Start-up Tasks - Pick up and load your ONE Card, get your books, and everything you need to start class
2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Program welcome and program information Meet your faculty and peer tutor
3:15p.m. - 3:45/4:00 p.m.
Waterloo Campus - September 4, 2018
Orientation will occur on your first day of class, Tuesday September 4th, please check your course schedule for more information.
Getting Ready for September
Designed to help you get a head start on your future at Conestoga, this information session will help you navigate the Student Portal, understand your schedule, get you ready for Orientation and introduce you to some of the amazing people and services at the college.
Student Engagement is pleased to invite you to the Degree Student Welcome Session. This session is designed to be a relaxed opportunity for you to connect with other degree students at Conestoga, network with faculty in our degree programs and learn how you can be successful in your time at the college.
Doon Campus, Blue Room
Tuesday, September 18, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Come out to our Indigenous Student Welcome Night to learn about the great services, mentorship opportunities, and community here at Conestoga College. Students can meet our staff, talk to fellow upper year Indigenous students and alumni, and learn how we’re here to support you!
Doon Campus, Student Life Centre
Thursday, September 13, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Family & Friends Orientation
Family & Friends Orientation is designed as a separate session to assist family and friends support students as they successfully transition to college. The session includes a morning reception and welcome, and a college services presentation. Insights into the expected adjustments that students face will be discussed and information about Conestoga College will be provided.
Student Engagement is pleased to invite you to the Mature Student Welcome Session. This session is designed to be a relaxed opportunity for you to connect with other adult learners attending Conestoga College and to provide you with information about Conestoga. You will have the opportunity to meet and talk with fellow mature students who have similar questions. Listen to a panel of current students who will share the journey of their return to the academic experience and learn how Conestoga is here to help you.
Doon Campus, The Venue
Wednesday, August 22, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
All LGBTQ2+ students and straight allies are invited to join Conestoga’s LGBTQ2+ Welcome Night. This event invites new students to enjoy free refreshments and get involved in some mixer activities to connect with other students. Hear from upper-year students and learn about the resources and supports available to you at Conestoga. Be Proud Conestoga!
Doon Campus, The Venue
Wednesday, September 12, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm