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What's next?

Did you complete your registration checklist and personalized checklist? Here's what to do next: 

Find the classrooms for each of your classes 

Prepare for your first week of classes by learning how to navigate your campus and find each of the classrooms on your timetable. The Classroom and Building Location Information explains the abbreviations, locations, and building names of each Conestoga Campus. 

Visit the Student Success Portal to explore services 

The Student Success Portal (SSP) is a centralized platform that allows students to access information about student services, self-book appointments, sign up for events and activities, view appointment consultation notes, and access resources. Take some time to familiarize yourself with the Student Success Portal so you know how to access information, ask for help, and get involved in your community.

Register for sessions in the Getting Started Series  

The Getting Started Series offers new students a menu of interactive workshops designed to support their successful transition to the Conestoga College community. Register for workshops and events to help you understand how to use technology at Conestoga, enhance your writing and learning skills, get involved in the Conestoga community, and more!  

Complete the Conestoga Technology Orientation 

Learn how to manage your account, navigate online portals and operate your device by completing the Conestoga Technology Orientation. 

Complete the Digital Skills Self-Assessment  

Complete this Digital Skills Self-Assessment to evaluate your proficiency with a variety of technology. Use a laptop or desktop computer instead of a mobile device to complete the assessment.  

Refresh and upgrade your skills with the Digital Skills Toolkit 

Access the Digital Skills Toolkit to learn how to use Zoom, Office 365, video production, and other computer skills to help you succeed in your program and career.  

Download recommended mobile apps  

Download these helpful mobile apps to help you stay safe on campus, access your course information, and manage your student email account. 

Explore and follow Conestoga social media accounts  

Access the Conestoga's social media directory to find accounts affiliated with Conestoga's programs and services.  

Learn about Campus Services

Learn about parking, transportation, lockers and ONE Card in this quick video clip below!

 
 

Review recorded sessions

Your Online Academic Orientation Session will be recorded. Your instructor will post the recorded video to eConestoga approximately 3 weeks after orientation.

Find key services and supports

Keep this list of Conestoga services handy so you can easily find all the support you need in one place.

Get deals on Conestoga College branded merchandise!

From April 29 - May 5 only, visit your Campus Store in-store or online to purchase one Classic T-shirt, receive a 2nd Classic T-shirt FREE! Visit Conestoga College Bookstore (bookware3000.ca) for campus locations and online ordering. Free next day shipping direct to home, avoid the line!

Get helpful tips 

  • Visit each of your course shells on eConestoga and find your Instructional Plans under "Course Content." Read the Instructional Plans and create one list or calendar to help you track all your upcoming tests and assignment deadlines.   
  • Did you miss your online academic orientation session? Your Program Coordinator will share the link with you on eConestoga. If you find the link, contact your program coordinator via email. Check your Program Handbook for your Program Coordinator's name and contact information. You can find these documents in your personalized checklist.
  • Are you looking for a part-time job? Visit the Career Services page on the Student Success Portal for information and tools to support your job search.

Tell us what you thought about orientation!

Did we meet your expectations? Please submit your feedback after orientation.