Orientation and first-year transition programs

Top reasons to attend Orientation at Georgian

  • connect with other new students
    • whether you’re a mature student, directly out of high school, transferring, commuting, coming from another country, or whatever your situation, this is your chance to connect!
  • find out who’s who
    • get to know the faces of Georgian College, hear from our President, academic deans, co-ordinators, and more!
  • meet faculty
    • find out what your classes will be like, get to know your teachers and classmates, and ask questions about textbooks, papers or missed classes
  • people who attend Orientation events feel more connected and comfortable on campus, and get a better start
    • learn about the resources that will help contribute to your overall success
  • get involved with student clubs, on-campus jobs and volunteer work – find out how you can get involved at Georgian!
  • services – find out how to get help with study skills, tutoring and counselling, and learn about our athletic facilities and programs
  • free stuff – who doesn’t like FREE stuff?

Get Connected – your pre-Orientation

What’s the next step becoming a GRIZZLY? Attend GET CONNECTED for the chance to visit campus ahead of time and avoid line-ups on the first day of classes.

GROWLER’S to-do list at Get Connected:

  • purchase a parking pass and activate your fitness centre membership #freshman15
  • get a personalized tour of your classrooms and campus
  • attend an IT session to learn how to use Banner and Blackboard technology #veryimportant
  • visit the Registrar’s Office for help with fees, OSAP, add/drop courses and student cards
  • learn about your health insurance coverage and options if you are covered under another plan
  • connect with your Advisor #geterdone

Barrie Campus

Get Connected – Dec. 12, 2017 – two sessions to choose from – register for one today!

Orientation – exciting, worthwhile and FUN!

Orientation sets the tone for your college career and:

  • prepares you to make a successful transition to Georgian
  • helps you focus on your studies, your career plans and the new experiences you’ll have
  • covers many important areas of campus life (so you can stress less!)
  • gives you a chance to learn more about your program, and meet your peers, faculty and program co-ordinators
  • allows you to gain knowledge of the many available student services that will help you succeed

Orientation – exciting, worthwhile and FUN!

Orientation sets the tone for your college career and:

  • prepares you to make a successful transition to Georgian
  • helps you focus on your studies, your career plans and the new experiences you’ll have
  • covers many important areas of campus life (so you can stress less!)
  • gives you a chance to learn more about your program, and meet your peers, faculty and program co-ordinators
  • allows you to gain knowledge of the many available student services that will help you succeed

Orientation – exciting, worthwhile and FUN!

Orientation sets the tone for your college career and:

  • prepares you to make a successful transition to Georgian
  • helps you focus on your studies, your career plans and the new experiences you’ll have
  • covers many important areas of campus life (so you can stress less!)
  • gives you a chance to learn more about your program, and meet your peers, faculty and program co-ordinators
  • allows you to gain knowledge of the many available student services that will help you succeed

Orientation – exciting, worthwhile and FUN!

Orientation sets the tone for your college career and:

  • prepares you to make a successful transition to Georgian
  • helps you focus on your studies, your career plans and the new experiences you’ll have
  • covers many important areas of campus life (so you can stress less!)
  • gives you a chance to learn more about your program, and meet your peers, faculty and program co-ordinators
  • allows you to gain knowledge of the many available student services that will help you succeed

Orientation – exciting, worthwhile and FUN!

Orientation sets the tone for your college career and:

  • prepares you to make a successful transition to Georgian
  • helps you focus on your studies, your career plans and the new experiences you’ll have
  • covers many important areas of campus life (so you can stress less!)
  • gives you a chance to learn more about your program, and meet your peers, faculty and program co-ordinators
  • allows you to gain knowledge of the many available student services that will help you succeed

Orientation – exciting, worthwhile and FUN!

Orientation sets the tone for your college career and:

  • prepares you to make a successful transition to Georgian
  • helps you focus on your studies, your career plans and the new experiences you’ll have
  • covers many important areas of campus life (so you can stress less!)
  • gives you a chance to learn more about your program, and meet your peers, faculty and program co-ordinators
  • allows you to gain knowledge of the many available student services that will help you succeed

Orientation – exciting, worthwhile and FUN!

Orientation sets the tone for your college career and:

  • prepares you to make a successful transition to Georgian
  • helps you focus on your studies, your career plans and the new experiences you’ll have
  • covers many important areas of campus life (so you can stress less!)
  • gives you a chance to learn more about your program, and meet your peers, faculty and program co-ordinators
  • allows you to gain knowledge of the many available student services that will help you succeed

Interested in joining the Orientation team?

Start out as one of our SWAT (Student Welcoming and Activities Team) volunteers. Under the guidance of transition leaders, you will help out with such events as:

  • Get Connected
  • Orientation day
  • tug-of-war
  • Stress Free Day
  • and many more!

To volunteer please fill out a job application below.

You can then progress to a paid position as a transition leader and further develop your leadership skills and campus involvement. For more information, please email orientation@georgiancollege.ca

O-Team application

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Don’t miss Orientation at the Muskoka Campus on Tuesday, Sept. 5