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MyStart Graduate Student Orientation - Fall 2019

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, August 29, 2019
Business and Information Technology Building (UB) (map)

Download Graduate Student Orientation presentation slides (PDF) 

MyStart Graduate Student Orientation details

  • Schedule



    8:15 to 9 a.m.


    9 to 9:15 a.m.

    Land Acknowledgement   

    9:15 to 10 a.m.

    Welcome to Grad Studies

    10 to 10:20 a.m.

    Academic Integrity

    10:20 to 10:35 a.m.


    10:35 to 10:45 a.m.

    Website tour video

    10:45 to 11:45 a.m.

    Overview of services

    11:45 a.m.

    Mix and mingle lunch with faculty, staff and students

  • Directions and parking

    Important note: There is significant road construction surrounding our campus, at the Simcoe Street North and Conlin Road intersection. Please allow yourself extra travel time and if possible, adjust your route to avoid the intersection.

    Grad Orientation will be held 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)

  • Campus maps
  • Connecting to the wireless network

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