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Graduate Student Orientation

MyStart Graduate Student Orientation - Winter 2020

Graduate Student Orientation is an opportunity to learn about the services and programming available to you, get your student ID card, meet classmates and take a campus tour.

Thursday, January 2, 2020
Registration opens at 12:30 p.m.
Orientation: 1 to 4 p.m. (Optional campus tours to follow.)

Science Building (UA), Room 1220
North Oshawa campus location (2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa)

Watch orientation livestream

MyStart Graduate Student Orientation details

  • Schedule

    12:30 to 1 p.m.


    1 to 1:10 p.m.

    Land Acknowledgement

    1:10 to 1:45 p.m.

    Welcome to Grad Studies: Langis Roy, PhD, Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

    1:45 to 2:05 p.m.

    Academic Integrity: Kaelan Caspary

    2:05 to 2:15 p.m.

    Website Tour Video 

    2:15 to 3:15 p.m.

    Overview of Services

    Library: Kate Gibbings

    Student Life (Student Success): Sarah Rasile and Fernanda Batista


    Student Life  (Career Counselling and Accessibility Services): Jeremy Greenberg, Heather Leckey


    Graduate Finance/Student Awards and Financial Aid: Gail Fuller, Debra White or Leticia Simon

    3:15 p.m.

    Pizza mix and mingle for students. 

    4 p.m. 

    Optional tour of campus.

  • Directions and parking

    Grad Orientation will be held in the Science Building (UA) at the university's north Oshawa campus location (2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa). 

    Please park in the Founders 2 lot. To gain entry and to exit the gated lot, you must obtain a ticket from the machine at the vehicle entrance. To exit the lot at the end of your day, tickets must be validated before you approach the exit (paying by cash or credit card) at the payment kiosk located in the Founders 2 lot.

  • Transit

    If you are taking Durham Region Transit or GO Transit to campus, you will arrive in front of the Gordon Willey Building (B Wing). Proceed to the second floor of the Gordon Willey Building and follow the signs to the Science Building (UA).

  • Campus maps
  • Connecting to the wireless network

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