Psst! Have your heard? Orientation dates have been released! Keep reading to get the details and mark your calendars.
Download and get familiar with the Portal App:
Watch Stephanie, an upper-year Waterloo student, show you how to use Portal to find campus study spaces and eateries, avoid long lines, access academic supports, and find balance as a student.
Quick Tip: You'll also use Portal to register for Orientation.
Having trouble watching the above video on YouTube? Try this alternative link.
Your to-do list this week:
Define your success at UWaterloo LEARN module
We’re shifting gears this week as we look ahead to September. This week’s module will have you defining what success (while you’re here at Waterloo) means to you. Not just with grades and academic stuff but with your whole experience as a first-year university student. You’ll also learn about some of the common experiences that new students have in their first term and year.
Quick Tip: You'll need to have your Waterloo Email set up in order to login to LEARN.
Save the date for Orientation!
Orientation will take place September 1-7, 2020:
Fall 2020 Orientation may be virtual this year, but still jam-packed with fun! Orientation is free to attend, but registration will be required. Keep an eye out for an invitation to register in Portal on August 18, 2020. More information about the schedule and virtual events will be posted soon.
During Orientation you'll have the opportunity to:
- connect with your future classmates,
- experience the unique traditions of the University and your faculty,
- experience the culture of UWaterloo and our community, and
- learn more about what UWaterloo has to offer.
Get your WUSA Welcome Package
With a unique fall term ahead, your Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (@yourWUSA) wants to welcome you in a unique way. The Welcome Box is filled with goodies to introduce ourselves and the many resources, supports and services we offer.
Help us out by letting us know where your welcome box can find you in September!
Live Chat Reminders
Don't forget to tune into your Faculty Live Chat! Check out the events listings to make sure you're registered for the events that make sense for you.
p.s. Don't forget to check your UWaterloo email for your housing room assignment if you plan to live in residence this fall!