Top reasons to attend Orientation at Georgian

  1. Connect with other new students. Whether you’re a mature student, directly out of high school, transferring, commuting, coming from another country, or whatever your situation, this is your chance to connect.
  2. Find out who’s who. Get to know the faces of Georgian College, hear from our President, academic deans, co-ordinators and more!
  3. Meet faculty. Find out what your classes will be like, get to know your teachers and classmates, ask questions about textbooks, papers or missed classes.
  4. Success. People who attend Orientation events feel more connected and comfortable on campus, and get a better start. At Orientation, we’ll guide you to resources that will help contribute to your overall success.
  5. Get involved. Student clubs, on-campus jobs, volunteer work – find out how you can get involved at Georgian.
  6. Services. Find out how to get help with study skills, tutoring, counselling, learn about our athletic facilities and programs – you’ll find everything you need to know about the services available to you at Georgian.
  7. Free stuff. Who doesn’t like FREE stuff?

When

January 2017: Orientation for new students takes place Monday, Jan. 9, 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Classes begin for ALL students after noon.

Are you an international student?

We look forward to welcoming you to Georgian College and we invite you to join our college-wide Oientation events. Please take a look at these pages for event details. In addition, the International Centre offers a mandatory Pre-orientation event to help make your transition as easy as possible. Find out more about pre-orientation for international students.

Why come to Get Connected and Orientation?

President’s message

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Get Connected: Pre-orientation

Growler Get Connected

Get Connected is your chance to visit Georgian and connect with us before the start-of-semester rush. Get things done at Get Connected so on your first day, you can avoid the lineups and focus on meeting friends, faculty and staff.

Here are some of the things you can do at Get Connected: 

  • Purchase your parking pass or learn about transit
  • Learn about fitness options or activate your fitness centre membership
  • Get a personalized tour of your classrooms
  • Attend an IT session to learn to use Banner and Blackboard
  • Visit the Registrar’s Office for help with fees, OSAP, course registration and student cards
  • Opt out of student insurance
  • Connect with staff who can offer you academic support

Register for Get Connected

Don’t miss Orientation at the Barrie Campus!

#GCO-Day2016
Orientation leaders are ready to welcome you Jan. 9!
Cotton candy
Buff guy
Dance party
Group tug of war shot
Pre health winners

Looking for details on Midland Orientation?

Please check back here soon.

Don’t miss Orientation at the Muskoka Campus!

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

Schedule

9 to 9:30 a.m.  = Free coffee and treats in the student lounge

9:30 a.m. = Welcome to Georgian

9:40 a.m. = Student Success, exemptions, student insurance

9:55 a.m. = GCSA

10:10 a.m. = Banner/Blackboard/Portal

10:40 a.m. = Academic breakout session

11:15 a.m. = Pizza lunch

Late Connection

woman studying at a picnic tableCheck in at the front desk during office hours if you have questions regarding Blackboard, Banner, the student portal or other items.

Don’t miss Orientation at the Orangeville Campus

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

Schedule

8:30 to 9 a.m.: Free coffee and goodies in the main foyer

9 a.m.: Welcome to Georgian (Room 105)

9:10 a.m.: Student Success presentation, exemptions and student insurance

9:35 a.m.: Meet your GCSA

9:50 a.m.: Fun in the lab! Scavenger hunt computer game

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.: Academic breakout sessions

11:45 a.m.: Free pizza lunch

Don’t miss Orientation at the Orillia Campus

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

8 a.m. to noon 

Schedule

8:15 to 9 a.m.: Free breakfast – All students, faculty and staff are welcome (The Den)

9 to 9:15 a.m.: Welcome (Room C112, theatre)

9:15 to 9:30 a.m.: GCSA Orientation presentation (Room C112, theatre)

9:30 to 11:15 a.m.: Academic breakout sessions

  • Community and Justice Services (Room C109)
  • Child and Youth Care (Room B112)
  • Early Childhood Education (Room C110)
  • Police Foundations (Room C107)
  • Social Service Worker (Room D105)
  • Veterinary Assistant (Room D100)

11:15 a.m. to noon: Lunch – All students, faculty and staff are welcome (Room B111)

Don’t miss Orientation at the Owen Sound Campus

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

8 a.m. to noon

Schedule

8 to 9 a.m.: Breakfast (Cafeteria)

9 to 9:30 a.m.: Welcome session (Cafeteria)

9:30 to 11 a.m.: Academic breakout sessions

  • PNRS – Room TBA
  • PRHS – Room TBA
  • MEMG – Room TBA
  • PETY – Cafeteria

11 a.m. to noon: Activities, lunch and vendor fair

Noon: Classes resume

Don’t miss Orientation at the South Georgian Bay Campus

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

Check back here soon for more information.

 

Interested in joining the Orientation team?

Submit a volunteer application below.

O-Team application

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Top reasons to attend Orientation at Georgian

  1. Connect with other new students. Whether you’re a mature student, directly out of high school, transferring, commuting, coming from another country, or whatever your situation, this is your chance to connect.
  2. Find out who’s who. Get to know the faces of Georgian College, hear from our President, academic deans, co-ordinators and more!
  3. Meet faculty. Find out what your classes will be like, get to know your teachers and classmates, ask questions about textbooks, papers or missed classes.
  4. Success. People who attend Orientation events feel more connected and comfortable on campus, and get a better start. At Orientation, we’ll guide you to resources that will help contribute to your overall success.
  5. Get involved. Student clubs, on-campus jobs, volunteer work – find out how you can get involved at Georgian.
  6. Services. Find out how to get help with study skills, tutoring, counselling, learn about our athletic facilities and programs – you’ll find everything you need to know about the services available to you at Georgian.
  7. Free stuff. Who doesn’t like FREE stuff?

When

January 2017: Orientation for new students takes place Monday, Jan. 9, 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Classes begin for ALL students after noon.

Are you an international student?

We look forward to welcoming you to Georgian College and we invite you to join our college-wide Oientation events. Please take a look at these pages for event details. In addition, the International Centre offers a mandatory Pre-orientation event to help make your transition as easy as possible. Find out more about pre-orientation for international students.

Why come to Get Connected and Orientation?

President’s message

FacebookTwitterInstagram

Get Connected: Pre-orientation

Growler Get Connected

Get Connected is your chance to visit Georgian and connect with us before the start-of-semester rush. Get things done at Get Connected so on your first day, you can avoid the lineups and focus on meeting friends, faculty and staff.

Here are some of the things you can do at Get Connected: 

  • Purchase your parking pass or learn about transit
  • Learn about fitness options or activate your fitness centre membership
  • Get a personalized tour of your classrooms
  • Attend an IT session to learn to use Banner and Blackboard
  • Visit the Registrar’s Office for help with fees, OSAP, course registration and student cards
  • Opt out of student insurance
  • Connect with staff who can offer you academic support

Register for Get Connected

Don’t miss Orientation at the Barrie Campus!

#GCO-Day2016
Orientation leaders are ready to welcome you Jan. 9!
Cotton candy
Buff guy
Dance party
Group tug of war shot
Pre health winners

Looking for details on Midland Orientation?

Please check back here soon.

Don’t miss Orientation at the Muskoka Campus!

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

Schedule

9 to 9:30 a.m.  = Free coffee and treats in the student lounge

9:30 a.m. = Welcome to Georgian

9:40 a.m. = Student Success, exemptions, student insurance

9:55 a.m. = GCSA

10:10 a.m. = Banner/Blackboard/Portal

10:40 a.m. = Academic breakout session

11:15 a.m. = Pizza lunch

Late Connection

woman studying at a picnic tableCheck in at the front desk during office hours if you have questions regarding Blackboard, Banner, the student portal or other items.

Don’t miss Orientation at the Orangeville Campus

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

Schedule

8:30 to 9 a.m.: Free coffee and goodies in the main foyer

9 a.m.: Welcome to Georgian (Room 105)

9:10 a.m.: Student Success presentation, exemptions and student insurance

9:35 a.m.: Meet your GCSA

9:50 a.m.: Fun in the lab! Scavenger hunt computer game

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.: Academic breakout sessions

11:45 a.m.: Free pizza lunch

Don’t miss Orientation at the Orillia Campus

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

8 a.m. to noon 

Schedule

8:15 to 9 a.m.: Free breakfast – All students, faculty and staff are welcome (The Den)

9 to 9:15 a.m.: Welcome (Room C112, theatre)

9:15 to 9:30 a.m.: GCSA Orientation presentation (Room C112, theatre)

9:30 to 11:15 a.m.: Academic breakout sessions

  • Community and Justice Services (Room C109)
  • Child and Youth Care (Room B112)
  • Early Childhood Education (Room C110)
  • Police Foundations (Room C107)
  • Social Service Worker (Room D105)
  • Veterinary Assistant (Room D100)

11:15 a.m. to noon: Lunch – All students, faculty and staff are welcome (Room B111)

Don’t miss Orientation at the Owen Sound Campus

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

8 a.m. to noon

Schedule

8 to 9 a.m.: Breakfast (Cafeteria)

9 to 9:30 a.m.: Welcome session (Cafeteria)

9:30 to 11 a.m.: Academic breakout sessions

  • PNRS – Room TBA
  • PRHS – Room TBA
  • MEMG – Room TBA
  • PETY – Cafeteria

11 a.m. to noon: Activities, lunch and vendor fair

Noon: Classes resume

Don’t miss Orientation at the South Georgian Bay Campus

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

Check back here soon for more information.

 

Interested in joining the Orientation team?

Submit a volunteer application below.

O-Team application

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