Welcome to Georgian College Orientation for all students for the fall 2014 term is Tuesday, Sept. 2.

Orientation

Why come to Get Connected and Orientation?

Top reasons to attend orientation

  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 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?

Welcome message from your college President

Are you an international student?

We look forward to welcoming you to Georgian College and invite you to join our college-wide orientation 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.

New student checklist

Welcome Excited about coming to Georgian? We’re gearing up for a great year! Here are some things you can do to help get you connected and give you the best start to your Georgian experience.

1. Pay your fees

http://www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/apply/tuition-and-related-fees-tab


2. Apply to OSAP

https://osap.gov.on.ca/OSAPPortal


3. Apply for advanced standing

http://www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/credit-transfer/


4. Look into your housing options

http://www.georgiancollege.ca/campus-life/residence-housing/


5. Register for classes

http://www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/register/


6. Attend a Get Connected event

Get Connected is your pre-orientation session – your chance to come onto your campus and connect before the rush. Check the individual campus tabs on this page to find out what’s happening at your campus.


7. Get your book list and course materials.

Search and purchase online through www.georgianstores.com or in store at our depot.


8. Find out about your orientation events and plan to attend

From free swag, lunch and more importantly meeting your faculty, support staff and peers – this is the event you don’t want to miss! Check the individual campus tabs on this page to find out what’s happening at your campus.


9. Stay connected

Check back often to find out what other transition activities we have planned for you. Connect with us on facebook: ConnectU-Georgian College

Orientation

Tuesday, Sept. 2 is your orientation day.

We are still finalizing all the details but here’s what you can expect:

  • free lunch
  • a free frosh carnival
  • academic breakout sessions
  • welcome in the gym
  • tons of free swag and giveaways
  • live music and a laughter coach

If you have any questions, please email us. And check back often for up-to-date information! ConnectU-Georgian Collegetwitter

Get Connected Orientation 2014

Get connected before the fall semester rush begins!

Here are some of the things you can do to get connected:

  • Purchase your parking pass
  • Get a personalized tour of your classrooms
  • Learn about Banner and Blackboard
  • Purchase your fitness centre membership
  • Visit the Registrar’s Office for help with fees, OSAP, add/drop, Q-nomy, etc.
  • Get your student card (bring photo id)
  • Opt out/find out more about student insurance
  • Attend a time management session . . . and more!

Here’s a schedule of Get Connected events. They take place in Alumni Hall, K229.

Monday, Aug. 18                9am – 11am      1pm – 3pm

Tuesday, Aug. 19                1pm – 3pm         5pm – 7pm

Wednesday, Aug. 20          9am – 11am      1pm – 3pm

Thursday, Aug. 21              1pm – 3pm         5pm – 7pm

Stay Connected We can help you stay connected and provide ongoing transition support. Find us the first and third Wednesday of every month during the fall semester, across from Subway restaurant.

Missed orientation?

No problem, connect with us Wednesday, Sept. 17,  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

If, for whatever reason, you missed orientation, we’d still like to connect with you to show you everything Georgian has to offer! Late connection features:

  • Ask Me booth ­ – Stop in to connect with your orientation team
  • Mature student coffeehouse
  • Campus services fair – Connect with all your campuses service in one spot

We are currently planning your fall 2014 orientation schedule. Please check back here soon.

Our pre-orientation events will help you with your transition to college life. This is your opportunity to come to campus and get connected before the rush.

Missed orientation? No problem, connect with us.

If, for whatever reason, you missed orientation, we’d still like to connect with you to show you everything Georgian has to offer! Please check back here soon for more information.

We are currently planning your fall 2014 orientation schedule. Please check back here soon.

Our pre-orientation events will help you with your transition to college life. This is your opportunity to come to campus and get connected before the rush.

Missed orientation? No problem, connect with us.

If, for whatever reason, you missed orientation, we’d still like to connect with you to show you everything Georgian has to offer! Please check back here soon for more information.

We are currently planning your fall 2014 orientation schedule. Please check back here soon.

Our pre-orientation events will help you with your transition to college life. This is your opportunity to come to campus and get connected before the rush.

Missed orientation? No problem, connect with us.

If, for whatever reason, you missed orientation, we’d still like to connect with you to show you everything Georgian has to offer! Please check back here soon for more information.

Orientation is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 2.  Classes for all students will be cancelled on this day.

We are currently planning your fall 2014 orientation schedule. Check back here soon for more information!

Our pre-orientation events will help you with your transition to college life. This is your opportunity to come to campus and get connected before the rush.

We have two sessions available:

Monday, Aug. 11, 1 to 5 p.m

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2 to 6 p.m.

Please pre-register for these sessions.

Stay Connected

You’re invited to the Steps to Success student services fair on Wednesday, Oct. 1. All student service departments will there to answer questions and provide information.

Missed orientation? No problem, connect with us.

If, for whatever reason, you missed orientation, we’d still like to connect with you to show you everything Georgian has to offer! Please check back here soon for more information.

We are currently planning your fall 2014 orientation schedule. Please check back here soon.

Our pre-orientation events will help you with your transition to college life. This is your opportunity to come to campus and get connected before the rush.

Owen Sound Campus Get Connected event dates:

Tuesday, July 22

Tuesday, Aug. 19

Thursday, Aug. 21

To register for one of our events, please visit:

http://fluidsurveys.com/surveys/fye-georgian-orientation/owen-sound-get-connected/

*Please note, registration is required for all Get Connected events held at the Owen Sound Campus.

Missed orientation? No problem, connect with us.

If, for whatever reason, you missed orientation, we’d still like to connect with you to show you everything Georgian has to offer! Please check back here soon for more information.

We are currently planning your fall 2014 orientation schedule. Please check back here soon.

Our pre-orientation events will help you with your transition to college life. This is your opportunity to come to campus and get connected before the rush.

Missed orientation? No problem, connect with us.

If, for whatever reason, you missed orientation, we’d still like to connect with you to show you everything Georgian has to offer! Please check back here soon for more information.