(no) verb.

To be aware of through observation, inquiry, or information.


Figuring out where things are, how things work and who does what will help you as you begin to navigate your new campus. Feeling at ease in your new environment will begin with knowing where to go and what to expect.

Arrow pointing to the right Don't know where to start? Here are a few suggestions of key systems and spaces you will want to explore and master as you begin to make this campus your own:

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Know the U of M online systems including UM Learn where you can access important course resources including the course syllabus, lecture slides, assignments and test grades. Regularly check your @myumanitoba email account to ensure you don't miss important information and stay up to date with the U of M APP.

Know how to navigate the libraries by connecting with a Liaison Librarian who can recommend a workshop or help you to get your research started.

Know important dates as you will be expected to meet a variety of deadlines over the next several months including the Revision Period happening now.


Know what Academic Integrity is and how it relates to you and your conduct on campus and review the University rules and regulations outlined in the Academic Calendar.


"I wish I knew that having to change a few classes wasn't the end of the world. I felt like I failed myself when I dropped and replaced classes. I now realize how irrational a thought that was. The classes just weren't my fit, and leaving them for ones that were has made all the difference."

Former U1 student

Introduction to the First 6 Weeks Program