New Student Events and Programs

WinterSummer | Fall

 

Winter Term

U of M Winter Orientation

A daytime orientation with faculty and academic sessions offered, as well as an opportunity to meet your peers and learn more about what the university has to offer, to make the most of your campus experience.

Offered next: January 2, 2018; pre-registration is required. Email invitations will be sent in November 2018. For more information, please email orientation@umanitoba.ca

International Student Orientation

A full day orientation to help new international students with their transition to Canada and the U of M. Students who attend International Student Orientation are still encouraged to attend campus-wide U of M Orientation events.

Offered next: January 2, 2018; pre-registration is required. Email invitations will be sent in November. For more information, please email international@umanitoba.ca

 

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Summer

Head Start

A half-day pre-orientation for incoming students, family, and friends to learn more about important upcoming dates, deadlines, and processes that new students will encounter. Students who attend Head Start are still encouraged to attend the more in-depth U of M Orientation in September.

Offered next: June 2, 2018; pre-registration is required

 

Summer Tours

A tour is offered for incoming students to become more familiar with the Fort Garry campus before you start classes in the fall term. Find important services, discover student hot spots, and get some questions answered.

Offered next: July/August 2018

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Fall Term

U of M Orientation

U of M Orientation is one of the largest events on campus, involving over 6,000 students, staff, and volunteers. This two-day event will introduce you to the U of M campus and prepare you for university life with academic sessions and workshops, and provides a fun opportunity to meet fellow students!

Offered next: September 2018

New Student Peer Mentorship Program

New students (Mentees) are matched with an upper-year student (Mentor) to learn more about the University of Manitoba, their faculty, and help navigate their first year as a new university student. Specialized programming is also available for Indigenous and international students.

Deadline to sign up: September 2018

Residence Move-in & Orientation Weekend

A move-in weekend for all new and returning residence students with new resident orientation and residence parent orientation.

Offered next: September 1 & 2, 2017

International Student Orientation

A full day orientation to help new international students with their transition to Canada and the U of M. Students who attend International Student Orientation are still encouraged to attend campus-wide orientation events.

Offered next: August 2018; pre-registration required

Bannatyne Campus Orientation

An opportunity for students at the Bannatyne campus to enjoy some food, learn about campus services, and get some great prizes.

Offered next: August 2018; no pre-registration required

Indigenous Welcome & Celebration

The Indigenous Student Centre is hosting a day of activities and Indigenous learning as a way to welcome all new and returning staff and students to the University of Manitoba. Indigenous trivia, traditional games, a photo booth and more will be part of this fun day!

Offered next: September 2018; no pre-registration required

 

 

Updated: September 21, 2017

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