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Welcome to Winter 2021 Virtual Orientation

As you embark on online learning, start with this helpful tutorial of how to access everything you need for your online classes.

This video guides you through how to access your courses, connect with your faculty, and join your online lectures and tutorials.

Thank you for attending Virtual Orientation.

Check out our Orientation recordings:

 

Supports and Services for Students

Learn about the supports and services available to you as a Seneca student:

 

Virtual Instagram Live and Drop-in Sessions 

Jan. 11, 2021 to Jan. 29, 2021

Almost every day during the school week in January we’ll be hosting daily Instagram live sessions at noon EST on Instagram and service virtual drop-in sessions from Jan. 11, 2021 to Jan. 29, 2021. Learn about the many services and supports available to you and get help with online learning platforms. See our orientation calendar for details.

Be sure you’re following us on social media as it’s a great way to learn more about the services and supports available.

 

Learning Online

Jan. 11, 2021 to Jan. 21, 2021

You will be studying remotely for the Winter 2021 term, and your professors will use one of four online learning platforms: Cisco WebEx, Microsoft Teams, Zoom or Big Blue Button. Learn about these platforms from our knowledgeable Seneca Information Technology staff throughout the first two weeks of your classes.

All sessions will take place twice daily, at 10 a.m. EST and 2 p.m. EST on the following schedule:

Mondays: Cisco WebEx session

Tuesdays: Microsoft Teams session

Wednesdays: Zoom session

Thursdays: Big Blue Button session

Join these sessions by accessing links in the orientation calendar

Get Involved Online 

Learn about Seneca, your classmates and the services and supports available to you throughout the month of January. See our orientation calendar for our services and supports spotlights and drop-in sessions.

Be sure you're following us on social media. It's a great way to learn more about the services and supports available, as we'll be going live on Instagram throughout the month of January.

 

Questions?

If you have any questions, we’re here to help. Please contact us by email or through our virtual welcome desk starting Jan. 5, 2021. Staff from Student Services will be available to answer your questions live. 

For questions about international study permits and travel restrictions, please visit the FAQ site for more information.

Wishing you a great start at Seneca.