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MyStart: Welcome

MyStart: Welcome will take place between July 22 to 26, 2019. An alternate date is set for August 15, 2019.

MyStart: Welcome is designed to promote students' academic and personal success. Sessions are focused on student services, academic expectations, and other topics related to the university experience. Students will have the opportunity to meet fellow classmates, faculty and staff and learn about our university's vibrant campus culture.

If you have any questions, please email, or call 905.721.8668 ext. 5380.

Parents and Families

The university recognizes that parents, families, and other personal supports play an important role in the successful transition of students into university. Parent and Family Orientation is a program within MyStart: Welcome, designed for the families of new students to learn about the transition into post-secondary education, and how they can best support their student throughout their academic career.

We encourage students to invite up to two support people to join us at MyStart: Welcome, where they will have the opportunity to learn more about the services, resources and programs available at the university, and learn about the student experience current students, faculty, and staff.

What to Expect

  • Connect with student peers, faculty, and staff at the Services Fair.
  • Discuss how students can cultivate a unique university experience.
  • Find out what students need to know before starting classes in September.
  • Learn about the many programs and services in place to support student success.
  • Meet fellow first-year students, and learn about upper-year students' experience.
  • Tour the campus.

Faculty Dates

Faculty of Health Science - July 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science- July 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science - July 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Faculty of Business and Information Technology - July 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Faculty of Social Science and Humanities - July 25 from 5 to 8:30 p.m.
Faculty of Science - July 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Registration has now closed for the faculty-specific MyStart: Welcome sessions.

If you are still interested in attending MyStart: Welcome, an alternative date for all faculties has been set for August 15 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. You can register for this date below.