Jumpstart 2016

Get More Than Your Degree at SJC!

September 6 -  September  7

JumpStart is an introduction to the University of Manitoba - St John’s College style. It’s a program led by current College members to help you get familiarized with St John’s College and the U of M. You’ll meet lots of great new people, many of whom you’ll see each day at the College or in the Residence. JumpStart is a dynamic, hands-on way of getting acquainted with the University.

Who should attend JumpStart?
YOU! If this is your first year at St John’s College and you want to meet new friends and become part of our vibrant, exciting College community then JumpStart is for you! If you’re registering for courses held in the College then definitely plan on attending JumpStart. Past students have raved about how much fun they had and how JumpStart helped them adjust to the University of Manitoba.

Get a head start on University
Entering university, especially one as large as the U of M, is a big step. Attending JumpStart can relieve some of your anxiety and stress. Most importantly, JumpStart is about having fun and meeting new people. We’ve got plenty of social activities and events to help ease you into university life.

When is Jumpstart?
We invite you to start on Tuesday, September 6th at 3:00p.m. The program will run until Wednesday, September 7th at 4:00 p.m.

JumpStart check-in:  
Tuesday, September 6th 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. in the Cross Common Room (Room 108) St John’s College.

Optional Activity and Alternate Dinner:
There will be an optional afternoon activity with the Students’ Association. Bring some spending money as it will include a trip by bus off campus to the Forks Market or Osborne Village (which have unique shops) and dinner at a local restaurant.

How much is JumpStart?
JumpStart is only $25.00 and includes:
Meals and snacks:
Tuesday: dinner and evening snack; Wednesday breakfast and lunch.
All sessions, activities and a t-shirt.

Activities will include:
Photo Safari: a fun way to get to know the campus, led by second and third year university students.
A fun off-campus evening event followed by a bonfire.
Great food, cool prizes for each participant, and all your questions about the U of M and St John’s College will be answered.

What do I need to bring?
Clothing for rain or shine and clothing you don’t mind getting dirty
Socks and comfortable shoes
If you’ll need anything else, we’ll let you know!

Please note: JumpStart is an ALCOHOL-FREE EVENT!!

If you have any questions regarding the JumpStart program, please do not hesitate to call the Registrar at (204)474-8520 or toll free (Manitoba only) at 1-800-432-1960 ext. 8520

Download the Registration form HERE