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ELI Orientation

The Orientation schedule below is for English Language Institute students only. Professional program students, please click here.

Each semester, International Student Services provides a week of orientation sessions, seminars, and activities to help our arriving students feel at home and become familiar with their new environment. We look forward to seeing you each day!


ELI students:

Please note that your first day of class is Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

Tuesday, August 30


10 a.m. (2 hours)
Room D2000

  • Don't forget to bring your photo I.D. (example: passport)
  • Light lunch offered after testing

Wednesday, August 31

Orientation for ELI students

11 a.m.
Room D4050

  • Meet other students and staff
  • Discover college success tips
  • Get information on health insurance, campus jobs, activities and events
  • Win prizes
  • Lunch to follow

Thursday, September 1


10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Room D4050

Note: Bus leaves promtly at 10:00am

Beach Time

You may want to bring towel, blanket, sun screen, hat & sunglasses. 

BBQ lunch will be served at Woodbine Beach.

Games! Prizes!

Friday, September 2

ELI Lab Orientation

10 a.m.
Room B4068

Get your Seneca OneCard ID.

With this card, you will:

  • Gain internet access
  • Have email access
  • Be able to print assignments
  • Be able to photocopy
  • Become familiar with your Seneca student email account (Seneca Student Center)
  • Learn the CAN-8 system to complete lab assignments.

You will need your OneCard ID to access the computers. Please bring your OneCard with you.

Please note: Our Seneca photographer will be taking pictures during this event. We may use these pictures in future Seneca social media and promotional material.