Counsellor's Seminar

Thank-you to all counsellors who attended Counsellor’s Seminar 2017.  To view the presentations from this year’s event, please click here (PDF).

High school counsellors and career advisors are invited to join us on-campus for our annual Counsellor's Seminar, a day of informative presentations and networking. Whether you are a new or returning counsellor, Counsellor's Seminar focuses on the information you need to know for the coming year:

  • Admission, Scholarship and Program updates
  • Spotlights on unique U of M faculties and services
  • Pick-up our latest publications, including the 2017-18 Viewbook & Counsellor Planning Guide
  • Free parking, lunch, refreshments, and prizes!
Date: Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
Time: 8:30am – 2:00pm
Location: Room 210, 2nd Floor, University Centre
University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus

Counsellor's Seminar is held in the Multi-Purpose Room on the 2nd Floor of University Centre. Parking is available in the SD-West parking lot, accessible off of Chancellor Matheson Road. A shuttle is available to take guests from the SD-West parking lot to University Centre.

Click here to view the agenda for Counsellor's Seminar 2017 (PDF). Reminder emails will be sent to counsellors who have registered by the end of the week of September 11, 2017.

Registration

Counsellors must RSVP for this event online using our convenient online registration system. Online registration is fast and easy, taking only a few moments. Please ensure that each counsellor from your school who plans to attend registers. A valid email address is required to register.

The deadline to register is Friday, September 15th, 2017. Special dietary requests must be reported by Monday, September 11th.

All registered counsellors will be provided with directions, parking instructions, and the day's agenda prior to the event.

Complimentary Parking

Complimentary parking is available in the SD-West parking lot, located on the north side of Chancellor Matheson Road and west of Investors Group Field. A shuttle will be available to take guests from the SD-West parking lot to University Centre.

Access to the complimentary parking area is provided between 8:00am and 9:00am on event day. If you arrive after 9:00am, you are responsible for finding your own parking and must park in one of the available public parking lots on campus (we recommend the University Centre parkade for late arrivals).

Please note that complimentary parking is only available in the SD-West parking lot. You must park between 8:00am and 9:00am to park in the complimentary parking area, and a permit (distributed by volunteers on-site) must be displayed in your vehicle. If you choose to park in any other public parking lots on campus, you will be responsible for paying the daily or hourly parking rates for that lot (this includes the University Centre parkade).

Click here for a map with directions to parking (PDF).

Directions if arriving via Chancellor Matheson Road:
From Pembina Hwy, turn east on to Chancellor Matheson Road. Proceed east past the first set of lights. Turn left and perform a U-Turn onto the westbound lane of Chancellor Matheson Road. Turn right into the SD-West Parking Lot. Event signage will be posted at the turning entrance for your reference. Watch for volunteers.

Directions if arriving via University Crescent:
From Pembina Hwy, turn south onto University Crescent. When the road splits, keep right on University Crescent. At the first set of traffic lights, turn right onto Chancellor Matheson Road. Turn right into the SD-West Parking Lot, located west of the Investors Group Stadium. Event signage will be posted at the turning entrance for your reference. Watch for volunteers.

When You Arrive:
Guests should report to the check in area on the 2nd Floor of University Centre outside Room 210.

For more information, please contact:

Kyle Lougheed
Student Recruitment Events Coordinator
Phone: 204-474-8806
Email: kyle_lougheed@umanitoba.ca

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