Integration Days

Integration week

Welcome new students! Integration Days is designed to help new students make a smooth transition to living and studying in Ottawa. It is an important first step you are taking towards achieving your goals. 

The informative sessions and the fun activities planned during this week will help you become familiar with your new environment while meeting staff members and other students.

The goals of Integration Days are as follows:

  • Introduce you to the university campus and the city of Ottawa.
  • Give you some insights into Canadian culture and the cultural adjustment process.
  • Provide you with tools and strategies that promote academic success.

Please note that participation is mandatory and attendance is taken during Integration Days.

Schedule

Integration Days Schedule – 2019 Fall Session
Dates: August 29 – 30, 2019  

 

Day 1 Thursday 29/08/2019

Time

Activity

Place

Facilitator

8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

 

Meet & Greet and Orientation

 

140 Louis Pasteur

Marion (MRN) 150

Nancy Thiffault,

Student Services Coordinator

Sharon Carrier,

Academic  Services Coordinator

10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Strategies for Success Workshop

 

 

140 Louis Pasteur

Marion (MRN) 150

 

Sharon Carrier,

Academic  Services Coordinator

Nancy Thiffault,

Student Services Coordinator

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

UHIP Presentation

140 Louis Pasteur

Marion (MRN) 150

Anke Rosenfeld,

International Office

1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Student Services and International Student Panel

140 Louis Pasteur

Marion (MRN) 150

Nancy Thiffault,

Student Services Coordinator

2:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Support for International Students

(Mandarin)

 

 

 

Support for International Students

(English)

140 Louis Pasteur

Marion (MRN) 150

 

OR

 

70 Laurier East

Hamelin (HMN) 033

Calvin Jia, University of Ottawa Student

Sharon Carrier,

Academic  Services Coordinator

 

Nancy Thiffault,

Student Services Coordinator

 

DAY 2 Friday 30/08/2019

Time

Activity

Place

Facilitator

8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

(only for students staying with a Canada Homestay Network family)

Homestay Presentation

70 Laurier East

Hamelin (HMN) 033

Brenda St. Jean

Canada Homestay Network

 

Anytime between

9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

Student Cards & U-Pass

(bring your passport)

 

550 Cumberland

Tabaret Hall

Room 112 (Huguette Labelle)

 

No facilitator

Anytime between

9:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

 (optional)

 

Student Support

70 Laurier East

Hamelin (HMN) 033

 

Nancy Thiffault,

Student Services Coordinator

 

EIP Volunteers

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