Top seven reasons to come to Orientation 
August 27, 2019

Orientation is Tuesday, Sept. 3 at all campuses. Here are seven reasons to check it out.

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1. Make friends

At the rally, at your academic session, in the lineup at the bookstore – there are so many opportunities to meet new people at Orientation.

january orientation group photo

2. Have fun

Whether you’re playing games at Growler’s Market, or sailing on a boat cruise, or going to a party off-campus, you’re bound to have a good time.

3. Connect with profs

At your academic session, you’ll have a chance to meet your professors and ask questions about the semesters ahead.

Three students with professor Howard Bloom

4. Find your way around

Optional tours will be available at some campuses, or you can explore the halls on your own. By the end of the day, you’ll feel more at home.

A peer mentor's back, with students asking her questions

5. Free stuff

Depending on which campus you go to, you can enjoy either a free breakfast or lunch. Who doesn’t like free stuff?!

Students eating candy floss at Orientation

6. Get ready

Get your ONEcard and textbooks, check out your classrooms, and learn about parking. Get things done so you can start your journey at Georgian.

Two volunteers at the Georgian vendor fair

7. Learn about your town

If you’re new to your campus community, the vendor fair will offer a ton of helpful information about your new home.

A row of ask me volunteers in the Barrie Campus gym, with students in the background

This post was originally published on Aug. 30, 2018 and updated on Aug. 27, 2019.