Orientation Schedule for Undergraduate Students

WELCOME TO THE MACDONALD CAMPUS!

FALL ORIENTATION 2017

Registration for events is now open.

Parents: we have activities just for you. Visit the Parents' page to learn more.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 27 - RESIDENCE MOVE-IN DAY

10:00 - 16:30

Rooms available for move-in

10:00 - 17:00

Parents’ Tent
hosted by University Advancement - Macdonald Campus

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 - 17:00

Macdonald Campus Bookstore open
Centennial Centre

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, staff and student volunteers will welcome you and be available to answer your questions. A cell phone provider will also be available.

MONDAY, AUGUST 28 - DISCOVER MACDONALD CAMPUS

9:00 - 12:00

Welcome Centre Open
Orientation Help Table • RBC (Royal Bank of Canada), BMO (Bank of Montreal) and CIBC (Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce) 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 Facts on Fees
Information about e-billing, guest access, billing dates, procedures, policies and more
Raymond Building, R2-045

14:00 - 15:30

Library Session #1 (Tour and Workshop)

14:15 - 15:45

Campus Bus Tour for Parents

16:00

Welcome Reception for students, parents and Advisors
Ceilidh, Centennial Centre

TUESDAY, AUGUST 29 - DISCOVER MACDONALD CAMPUS

9:30 - 10:00

Mandatory Advising Session for all Students Entering from High School (Freshman)
Raymond Building, R2-045

10:00 - 10:45

Info Session for Students with Advanced Standing,
incl. French Bacc, International Bacc, APs, A levels, etc.

10:45 - 11:30

Procedures for transferring to Dietetics (for Freshman Nutritional Sciences Students only)
Raymond Building, R2-045

10:45 - 12:15

Library Session #2 (Tour and Workshop)

12:15 - 13:00

Lunch, sponsored by the Student Affairs Office
Ceilidh, Centennial Centre

13:00 - 15:30

MCSS Activities

13:30 - 15:00

Drop-In Advising Session for all Students Entering from High School (Freshman)
Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS2-084

15:45 - 17:00

Walmart Shopping Trip (for students in Residence only)
*Bus leaves at 15:45 sharp in front of Laird Hall

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30 - DISCOVER MACDONALD CAMPUS

10:00 - 11:00

Drop-In Advising Session for all Students Entering from High School (Freshman)
Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS2-084

10:00 - 11:30

Library Session #3 (Tour and Workshop)

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch, sponsored by Macdonald Campus Athletics
Ceilidh, Centennial Centre

13:00

Afternoon of activities with MCSS and Mac Athletics

14:00 - 15:00

Drop-In Advising Session for all Students Entering from High School (Freshman)
Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS2-084

THURSDAY, 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 (meet at Ceilidh)
Refreshments and activities at the Arboretum and Macdonald Farm
sponsored by University Advancement, MCSS, Mac Market and Macdonald Farm

14:00 - 15:30

Drop-In Advising Session for all Students Entering from
High School (Freshman)
Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS2-084

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 - DOWNTOWN COMES TO MACDONALD CAMPUS

10:00 - 11:00

International Students Welcome Session
Raymond Building, R2-046

10:00 - 11:00

Francophone Students Journée d’accueil
Raymond Building, R2-045

10:00 - 11:00

Drop-In Advising Session for all Students Entering from High School (Freshman)
Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS2-084

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

14:30 - 16:00

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