Undergraduate Orientation

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Orientation (organized by McGill departments) offers events, workshops, and fun for incoming undergraduate students at McGill during the last two weeks of August. See the full schedule of events and register on MyInvolvement!

You will need to sign into your McGill email account to access events and registration.  
  • SSMU and MCSS Frosh (organized by student groups) offers fun events based on faculty and/or area of interest.
  • There are also events organized by McGill for specific student audiences, including International Student Services Orientation events.

 

Discover McGill Service Fair

Tuesday, August 20, 2024, 11:30a.m. - 3:30p.m.

The Discover McGill Service Fair is your chance to learn about McGill's services, clubs, teams, organizations, and faculty associations all in one place. Free food will also be available at lunch time!

Macdonald Campus students, you can sign up for transportation to this downtown event on MyInvolvement!

You will need to sign into your McGill email account to access events and registration.  

Registration coming soon!

Queer Orientation

Thursday, August 29, 2024, 4:00 - 7:30p.m.

Queer Orientation is an orientation event hosted by Campus Life & Engagement and Queer McGill for incoming undergraduate and graduate students. Meet other incoming students, learn more about queer resources on and off-campus, participate in a variety of fun activities, and enjoy a free dinner!

You will need to sign into your McGill email account to access events and registration.  

Registration coming soon!

First in the Family Welcome Reception 

Tuesday, August 27, 2024, 4:00 - 6:30p.m.

Are you among the first in your family to attend university? At McGill, there’s a whole community of people in your shoes! Join us for the First in the Family Welcome Reception, hosted by Campus Life & Engagement in collaboration with the 1STUP: Peer Support Group. Meet other First-Generation students and Faculty, share your stories, make connections, learn about resources available to you, and enjoy a free dinner!

You will need to sign into your McGill email account to access events and registration.  

Registration coming soon!

Faculty Orientation

Each Faculty hosts its own Orientation activities. Mark your calendars for events starting Aug 19 or 20th, depending on your Faculty. You will be receiving further details by email. Follow the links below for more information. 

Faculty Orientation Schedule

Faculty/School Session details Location Date & Time

Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

Multiple events 
(see the full schedule here )

 Macdonald Campus

August 19-23

Arts

Orientation

Leacock  / Arts

Tuesday August 20
Dentistry Orientation See website (TBA)  

Education

Orientation

Stewart Biology S1/4 

Tuesday August 20

Engineering

Orientation

University Centre Ballroom 

Tuesday August 20

Management

Orientation

Leacock 132

Wednesday August 21
Medicine Orientation See website August 20-22

Music

Orientation

Tanna Schulich Hall 

Tuesday August 20

Nursing

Orientation Timmins Amphitheatre, MNI Tuesday August 20

School of Physical & Occupational Therapy
(SPOT)

Orientation McIntyre Medicine Tuesday August 20

Science

Orientation Session for incoming B.Sc. Exchange Students Otto Maass Tuesday August 20
Science B.Sc. Discover Your Degree

Otto Maass / Adams

Tuesday August 20
Science B.Arts&Sci Discover Your Degree

Macdonald Harrington

Tuesday August 20

Social Work

Orientation

TBA

Tuesday August 27

 

Frosh

August 22-25 (Downtown Campus)

Frosh is a series of fun, multi-day events run by student organizations to help you make connections on campus. Faculty Froshes are exclusive to students who have been accepted into a given Faculty. There are also non-Faculty Froshes available to students. The Frosh Registration site will be available shortly, as well as the direct links by faculty. 

  • Arts Frosh
  • Arts & Science Frosh
  • Education Frosh
  • Engineering Frosh
  • Macdonald Campus Frosh
  • Management Frosh
  • Music Frosh
  • Science Frosh
  • School of Physical & Occupational Therapy (PTOT) Frosh
  • Non-Faculty Froshes:
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