ORIENTATION SCHEDULE

SO IT BEGINS…

Take a look at what’s in store for you at Orientation!

MONDAY, AUGUST 28

NRM STUDENTS ONLY

Students Taking Environmental Management or Forestry Begin Today

8:30 am  NRM Orientation & Check-in 
9:00 am  Welcome from the SSC!
10:00 am – 4:00 pm NRM Orientation

For All Native Access Program & Native Nurses Entry Program Students

9:00 am – 3:30 pm  Orientation programming (RB 2026)

CAMPUS TOURS

1:00 pm  Campus Tours (Agora) – no need to register in advance; simply show up 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3O

INTERNATIONAL ORIENTATION  

For All International Undergraduate Students:

9:00 am   International Orientation Check-In & Registration (Hangar)
9:30 am – 4:30 am  International Orientation (Hangar)

For All Faculty of Law Students:

2:00 pm   Campus Tour (Main Campus)
3:45 pm  Orientation Reception (Agora)

For All Native Access Program & Native Nurses Entry Program Students

9:00 am – 3:30 pm  Orientation programming (RB 2026)

CAMPUS TOURS

1:00 pm  Campus Tours (Agora) – no need to register in advance; simply show up 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 31

WELCOME DAY!

Welcome Day for All Undergraduate Students:

8:00 am – 4:00 pm Residence Move-In (Bartley Residence)
9:00 am – 7:00 pm Orientation Check-in & Registration (Agora)
9:00 am – 2:00 pm Campus Tours (Agora)

  • Depart @ 10:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 12:30 PM & 12:45 PM
9:00 am – 2:00 pm City Tours (Agora)

  • Bus #1 – City Tour Only departs @ 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM
  • Bus#2 – City Tour & Grocery Stop departs @ 9:00 AM, 10:45 AM & 12:30 PM
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Faculty of Engineering Orientation Session (various location)
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Human Rights & Sexual Violence Prevention Information Session (RC 1001)
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Faculty & Program Orientation Sessions (various location)
5:00 pm Residence Dinner (Residence Cafeteria, Residence Students Only)
7:00 pm The Biggest Event Ever (Bartley Residence, Residence Students Only)
9:00 pm Outdoor Movie (Bartley Residence, All Students)

For All Native Access Program & Native Nurses Entry Program Students

9:00 am – 3:30 pm  Orientation programming (RB 2026)

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

ORIENTATION DAY!

Orientation Day for All Undergraduate Students:

8:45 am – 11:30 am  Morning Activities (Various Locations)
9:00 am – 11:30 am  Parent Programming (Faculty Lounge)
11:45 am – 1:30 pm  President’s Picnic (Library Courtyard & The Hangar)
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm  Varsity Madness (Thunderdome)
2:30 pm – 5:00 pm  The Quest (Main Campus)
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm  Rest, Relax, Refresh
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm  Dinner Party (Faculty Lounge, Mature & Transfer Students Only)

  • By invitation only; students must R.S.V.P. in advance
7:00 pm  Monte Carlo Night (Agora)

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

LUSU & SSC DAY TRIPS!

For All Undergraduate Students:

8:30 am – 4:00 pm  Hike the Giant! (Full Day, Cost $10)
10:00 am – 4:00 pm  Hike the Giant! (Half Day, Cost $10)
11:30 am – 4:00 pm  Downtown Scavenger Hunt & $2 Lunch Items (Bring money for lunch)
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm  Fort William Historical Park (Cost $10)
12:00 pm – 3:30 pm  Paintball (Cost $15)
12:00 pm – 3:30 pm  Tubing on the Kam River (Cost $10)
7:00 pm LUSU Carnival (ATAC Courtyard)

MORE IMPORTANT DATES TO MARK ON YOUR CALENDAR: 

Thursday September 7 11:30 am – 1:30 pm  Aboriginal Cultural & Support Services (ACSS) Open House
Saturday September 9

Marina Park, Thunder Bay

2:00 pm – 7:00 pm  Maadaadizi – Aboriginal Joint Post-Secondary Student Orientation 
Wednesday September 13

Aboriginal Student Lounge

11:30 am – 1:30 pm  Miijim Noongom – Student Potluck
Saturday September 16

Sweat Lodge Site, Thunder Bay Campus

11:00 am – 2:00 pm  Annual Fall Harvest