Orientation Schedule for Undergraduate Students

WELCOME TO THE MACDONALD CAMPUS!

FALL ORIENTATION 2019 - SCHEDULE

* Activity times and locations may change.

Event registration is now open! You will need to login using the information sent to you by email.

For information, please contact the Student Affairs Office - Laird Hall Room 106, or email welcome.macdonald [at] mcgill.ca

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

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25 - RESIDENCE MOVE-IN DAY

10:00 - 16:00

Parents’ Tent
hosted by University Advancement - Macdonald Campus

10:00 - 16:30

Rooms available for move-in

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

12:00 - 16:00

Macdonald Campus Bookstore open
Centennial Centre

14:00

Walking tour of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
Meet at Parents' Tent

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.

MONDAY, AUGUST 26 - DISCOVER MACDONALD CAMPUS

9:00 - 12:00

Orientation Welcome Centre Open

Orientation Help Table • Frosh registration • Representatives from BMO (Bank of Montreal), RBC (Royal Bank of Canada), and CIBC (Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce) • Student Services • Library • IT Services • Internships • Field Studies

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

12:00 - 14:00

Library Session #1 (Tour and Workshop)
Macdonald Campus Library, Barton Building

14:00 - 15:30

Mandatory Residence Floor Meetings
Centennial Centre, Ballroom

14:15 - 15:45

Bus Tour for Parents
Registration is required - please contact Anna Duff at anna.duff [at] mcgill.ca or at 514-398-7852
Meet at Centennial Centre front entrance

16:00

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 27 - DISCOVER MACDONALD CAMPUS

9:30 - 10:00

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

10:00 - 10:30

Mandatory Advising Session for all Freshman/First Year students with Advanced Standing from outside Quebec (French Bacc, International Bacc, APs, A levels, etc.)
Raymond Building, R2-045

10:30 - 12:00

Drop-in Freshman Advising
Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS2-084

11:00 - 12:30

Library Session #2 (Tour and Workshop)
Macdonald Campus Library, Barton Building

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch, sponsored by Macdonald Campus Athletics
Paddle Mac. If raining, Ceilidh, Centennial Centre

13:30 - 15:00

Drop-in Freshman Advising
Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS2-084

13:45 - 17:00

Walmart Shopping Trip (for students in Residence only)
*Bus leaves at 13:45 sharp in front of Laird Hall

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28 - DISCOVER MACDONALD CAMPUS

10:00 - 11:30

Drop-in Freshman Advising
Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS2-084

10:00 - 11:30

Library Session #3 (Tour and Workshop)
Macdonald Campus Library, Barton Building

11:30 - 12:15

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

12:15 - 13:15

Lunch - Food Trucks
sponsored by the Student Affairs Office
Centennial Centre Patio

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29 - 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 - 15:30

Bus Tour, Lunch and visit to the Ecomuseum
Sponsored by University Advancement, Campus Life and Engagement and MCSS

15:00 - 16:30

Drop-in Freshman Advising
Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS2-084

15:30 - 17:00

Library Session #4 (en français) (Tour and Workshop)
Macdonald Campus Library, Barton Building

FRIDAY, AUGUST 30 - 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, R3-045

10:00 - 11:00

Drop-in Freshman Advising
Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS2-084

11:00 - 12:00

Workshop I: Strategies for Academic Success
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

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