2019 Summer University Advantage First-Year Seminar (Introduction to University)
Start your first class sooner and get an edge. As a U of M student who has been admitted for the Fall 2019 term, you have the opportunity to begin your studies in Summer Session through taking the sought-after first-year seminar course entitled ARTS 1110 – Introduction to University.


2019 Dates & Times

Introduction to University (ARTS 1110)

Classes will be held from July 29 - August 24, 2019.

  • Classes will be held on Mondays - Thursdays from 10:00 am - 12:45 pm
  • The University is closed on August 5 for Terry Fox Day. Class will not be held on that day.
  • Final exam will be held on August 24 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm


Earn university credit while getting acquainted with the learning environment of the University of Manitoba.

Introduction to University (ARTS 1110)

ARTS 1110 Introduction to University is designed to prepare incoming students of all achievement levels to make the transition to the university learning environment. This course counts for 3 credit hours and meets the Written English requirement for most degree programs. The offering introduces you to a university lecture, and also includes smaller break-out sessions where you can focus on developing your writing skills.

Participation in a summer seminar will enable you to form a sense of community with other students during the more relaxed summer campus environment. The course content focuses on the principles of learning and memory, critical thinking, and academic writing, all of which are essential to success at university.


  • Complete this application no later than July 12, 2019.
  • Apply early. Enrollment is limited.
  • Tuition and fees will display in Aurora after registration and will total to approximately $500.
  • Payment is due by July 9, 2019.
  • The textbook package for the course is available in the Bookstore for $119.95 (new) or $89.96 (used).
Thank you for your interest, but the deadline to apply has passed.