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- Summer Skill Building
- UM Essentials | July 18, 2023
- Welcome to the Herd | August 9, 2023
- Prep Week August 28 - 31, 2023
- Welcome Day | September 5, 2023
- More important resources for your first year
- Co-Curricular Record
- Contact us
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University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada, R3T 2N2
The beginning of a new term is always exciting, but what makes Fall 2023 more special is that YOU are now joining us as a UM student! We’ve got a number of activities planned to provide you with all the information you’ll need as you begin your university studies. Discover all the great supports we have at UM, get academic prep and explore opportunities to connect with other UM students.
We are so happy that you are joining us, new Bisons! Welcome to the University of Manitoba and welcome to the Herd!
Get ready for the start of your academic journey
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Opportunities offered by different offices and faculties to help you develop specific skills in preparation for your first year at UM.
This is a free, 3 week math workshop to help students prepare for university level math courses.
As a UM student who has been admitted for the Fall 2023 term, you have the opportunity to begin your studies in Summer Session by taking the sought-after first-year seminar course ARTS 1110 – Introduction to University.
A free, three week, online, academic writing and reading program. You will practice reading academic texts and complete four basic academic writing tasks.
Get feedback on writing, reading, language skills from an ALC tutor
This workshop is a great opportunity to explore who you are: your interests, values, and favourite subjects and how they relate to the world of work. The goal of this session is to create a list of occupational ideas just for you.
UM Essentials, along with other orientation activities, is intended to help you prepare for your studies at the University of Manitoba.
You’ve accepted your offer, registered for your classes, claimed your UM Net ID and now it’s time to complete UM Essentials! UM Essentials introduces you to the supports and resources available to UM students and through completing UM Essentials, you will:
You will receive an email to your @myumanitoba.ca email when you have been enrolled in the course. We do enrollments once a week.
All first year students must complete UM Essentials.
This UM Orientation event, designed especially for those who are new to the UM Fort Garry campus, offers activities that will introduce you to the spaces, places, opportunities and supports available to all UM students.
Be sure to:
Parking: Please check Parking Services visitor/casual parking table for rates during your visit on campus.
Prep week provides new students an opportunity to explore the UM Campus and participate in academic and faculty prep session one week before Welcome Day and the commencement of the Fall Term.
From August 28 - 31, get a preview of academic reading and writing, take a tour of campus, get your student card and UPass before the rush, and more.
The prep week schedule is being finalized and will be shared in the future.
Find out who to know and where to go for answers to the most common questions new UM students have. We know you’re new to this, so we’ve got your back! You’ll hear from students, advisors and support staff, faculty members and more. We all are dedicated to helping you succeed at UM, so don’t miss out on September 5.
We have some great activities planned, but there will also be plenty of time in the day to connect with friends (old and new!), roam the Fort Garry campus, find your classrooms and have some fun, too!
Don’t miss out! Check you @myumanitoba.ca email to find out when to arrive, where to go and how to get there.
Last minute questions? Visit the Virtual Advising Help Centre or call 204-474-8242.
You can get formal recognition for all of your learning and start adding to your Co-Curricular Record (CCR) before you even start your classes! The CCR is an official document that summarizes each student's participation in university-approved activities that aren't for academic credit.
Full participation in Prep Week is defined as participating in a minimum of five sessions. Keep in mind the following:
Once you view / attend, and reflect on these sessions, you will have completed the Welcome Day requirements for co-curricular recognition!
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB Canada