Ready: Starting your first year experience
From the time you join UM until Welcome Day, we will help you prepare for the academic journey ahead. Learn about the campus community, build your skills, meet other students, and develop strategies for success.
Thrive: Make your first year a success
Your university experience is underway! Learn about the many resources to help you achieve personal and academic success throughout your year: mentoring programs; academic tools, tips, and strategies; spiritual, physical, and emotional supports; financial aid; and more!
Connect with a Peer Mentor
Talk to a trained student who provides support, coaching, active listening, and more.
Tutoring and group study sessions
Arrange for an individual tutor or join a group through the Academic Learning Centre and study with other students.
Advisors want you to succeed! They will help you choose the best courses for your program, schedule and academic goals.
Support for 2SLGBTQ+ students
Find your queer community on campus! Access services, find resources and connect with like-minded people and allies.
Academic Success Workshops
Looking for ways to be successful this term? Attend one of our virtual sessions or watch a recording where you’ll learn practical strategies that you can put into action.
Support for learning remotely
This guide will provide you with strategies and resources for successful course completion in a remote learning environment.
Accessibility to support learning
Student Accessibility Services (SAS) is here to provide supports for students with disabilities and to foster success for your academic future.
University is an exciting but challenging time. At UM, we want to ensure you have all of the support you need to succeed.
Support for Indigenous students
Resources for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students.
Support for international students
From advising to useful workshops, we assist with your transition to Canada.
Student support at UM
Top 5 library tips you need to know from UM Libraries
You may also want
Excel: Build your skills and make connections
Make connections and gain valuable experiences that will inform your career and personal life. There are plenty of opportunities in and out of the classroom.
Whether you're looking for other students who share your interests, are in the same academic program, or are committed to advancing similar causes, this is the place for you to connect!
Learn more about UMSU – the official undergraduate student union, and the many student associations that deliver important programs, events and services for undergraduate students at UM
Explore Career Services
Meet with a career consultant early to discuss your goals and explore experiential pathways that support you achieving them.
You may also want
Stay involved, keep up to date
Follow @umfirstyearcentre on Instagram for the latest new student information.
First Year Centre
205 Tier Building
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada