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WELCOME TO THE MACDONALD CAMPUS!

Fall 2015 Orientation  |  August 30 - September 6

Event registration will open at the end of July.


SUNDAY - August 30: Residence Move-In Day

10:00 - 16:45 Rooms available for move in
10:00 - 17:00 Parents’ Tent
Hosted by University Advancement Macdonald Campus 
11:00 Walking tour of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
13:00 - 16:30 The Student Affairs Office will be open for students moving into residence who wish to get their ID cards
Laird Hall, Room 106
14:00 Walking tour of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
17:00 Residence Move-In Buffet and Info Session for all new student residents and their parents
Ceilidh, Centennial Centre
Alumni and student volunteers will welcome you, answer your questions and offer walking tours of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue.

MONDAY - August 31: Discover Macdonald Campus

9:00 - 12:00 Welcome Centre Open  •  Orientation Help Table  •  Parents Tent
RBC (Royal Bank of Canada) and BMO (Bank of Montreal) representatives will be available to answer questions about all your banking needs
Foyer, Macdonald-Stewart Building
10:00 Orientation and Frosh Welcome: Details on Orientation and Frosh Week
Raymond Building, R2-045
10:15 McGill’s Frugal Scholar Money Management Program / Facts on Fees
Information on successfully managing your finances as a student followed by information about ebilling, guest access, billing dates, procedures , policies and more
Raymond Building, R2-045
14:00 - 15:30 Library Session (Tour and Workshop)
14:45 - 15:45 Bus Tour for Parents
16:00 Dean’s Reception for students, parents and Advisors
Ceilidh, Centennial Centre


TUESDAY - September 1: Discover Macdonald Campus

10:00 - 11:30 Advising Session for all Students Entering from High School
Raymond Building, R2-045
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch (sponsored by Macdonald Campus Athletics and the Student Affairs Office)
Ceilidh, Centennial Centre
12:30 - 14:00 Drop-In Advising Session for all Students Entering from High School
Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS2-084
12:30 - 15:30 MCSS and Athletics Activities
14:00 - 15:30 Library Session (Tour and Workshop)
16:00 - 19:00 Walmart Shopping Trip (for students in Residence only)


WEDNESDAY - September 2: Discover Macdonald Campus

10:30 - 12:30 What the Macdonald Campus Student Needs to Know
offered by Student Affairs and Student Services, Macdonald Campus
Ceilidh, Centennial Centre
12:30 - 14:30

Bus Tour of Campus and  Lunch (meet at Ceilidh),
Refreshments and activities at the Arboretum and on the Macdonald Farm
sponsored by University Advancement Macdonald Campus and the MCSS

14:45 - 15:30

Procedures for transferring to Dietetics (for Freshman Nutritional Sciences Students only)

14:30 - 16:00 Drop-In Advising Session for all Students Entering from High School
Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS2-084
14:45 - 16:15 Library Session (Tour and Workshop)


THURSDAY - September 3: Downtown comes to Macdonald Campus

11:00 - 12:00

International Students Welcome Session
Raymond Building, R2-046

11:00 - 12:00 Francophone Students Journée d’accueil
Raymond Building, R2-045
12:00 - 13:00

Workshop I: Simple Strategies for Successful Students
Raymond Building, R2-045

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch
Sponsored by Student Services, Macdonald Campus
Ceilidh, Cennential Centre

14:15 - 15:15 Workshop II: Making the Grade
Raymond Building, R2-045
15:15 - 16:45 Library Session (Tour and Workshop)


FRIDAY - September 4

First day of classes

11:30 - 13:30 Drop-In Advising Session for all Students Entering from High School
Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS2-084

MONDAY - September 5

Labour Day. University closed. No classes.