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Orientation Schedule for Undergraduate Students

WELCOME TO THE MACDONALD CAMPUS!

Fall 2016 Undergraduate Orientation  |  August 28 - September 4

Most events require registration; Registration is now open.

 


Undergraduate Orientation Schedule

SUNDAY - August 28: Residence Move-In Day

10:00 - 17:00

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

12:00 - 16:00

The Student Affairs Office will be open for students moving into residence who wish to get their ID cards

Laird Hall, Room 106

13:00

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 29: Discover Macdonald Campus

9:00 - 12:00 

Welcome Centre Open  |  Orientation Help Table
RBC (Royal Bank of Canada), BMO (Bank of  Montreal) and CIBC representatives will be available to answer questions about 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 about 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 #1 (Tour and Workshop)

14:00 - 16:00

Parents’ Tent

14:45 - 15:45

Bus Tour for Parents
To register, please contact Anna Duff at 514-398-7852 or at anna [dot] duff [at] mcgill [dot] ca

16:00

Dean’s Reception for students, parents and Advisors

Ceilidh, Centennial Centre

TUESDAY - August 30: Discover Macdonald Campus

10:00 - 10:45

Advising Session for all Students Entering from High School (Freshman)

Raymond Building, R2-045

10:45 - 11:30

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

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 (Freshman)

Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS2-084

12:30 - 15:30

MCSS and Athletics Activities

14:00 - 15:30

Library Session #2 (Tour and Workshop)

16:00 - 19:00

Walmart Shopping Trip (for students in Residence only)

WEDNESDAY - August 31: Discover Macdonald Campus

10:00 - 12:00

“What the Macdonald Campus Student Needs to Know”
offered by Student Affairs and Student Services, Macdonald Campus

Ceilidh, Centennial Centre

12:00 - 14:45

Bus Tour of Campus and  Lunch with University Advancement (meet at Ceilidh)
Refreshments and activities at the Arboretum and Macdonald Campus Farm

sponsored by Campus Life & Engagement (CL&E), the Mac Market and Macdonald Campus Farm

14:30 - 16:00

Drop-In Advising Session for all Students Entering from High School (Freshman)

Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS2-084

15:00 - 16:30

Library Session  #3 (Tour and Workshop)

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1:Downtown comes to Macdonald Campus

10:00 - 11:00

International Students Welcome Session

Raymond Building, R2-045

10:00 - 11:00

Francophone Students Journée d’accueil

Raymond Building, R4-047

11:00 - 12:00

Workshop I: Simple Strategies for Successful Students

Raymond Building, R2-045

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch (sponsored by Student Services, Macdonald Campus)

Ceilidh, Centennial Centre

13:15 - 14:15

Workshop II: Making the Grade

Raymond Building, R2-045

14:00 - 15:30

Drop-In Advising Session for all Students Entering from High School (Freshman)

Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS2-084

14:30 - 16:00

 Library Session #4 (Tour and Workshop) - en français

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2: First day of classes (follow the Monday schedule)

11:30 - 13:30

ISS Meet & Greet Lounge for International Mac Students
Macdonald-Stewart Foyer

11:30 - 13:30

Drop-In Advising Session for all Students Entering from High School (Freshman)

Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS2-084

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5: Labour Day. The University is closed. No classes.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Activity times and locations may change.
Check this page for updates. Most events require registration