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Welcome to Orientation 2019

 

Summer semester begins on Monday, May 6 and we look forward to meeting you.

You will find answers to many of your questions on this site, along with a breakdown of Orientation activities in the chart below, and a calendar of events so you can check out what’s happening at your campus. We are excited for you to join Seneca. You are ready for this and we are ready for you!

The Office of the Registrar is offering extended hours to help you get the best start.

Upload your photo by May 3rd to receive a $2 OneCard credit!

ACTIVITY DATE FORMAT ATTENDANCE
International Virtual Orientation Tuesday, April 9 Online chat, videos and sessions addressing International student needs. Encouraged
Virtual Orientation Wednesday, May 1 Online chat, videos and sessions addressing all student needs. Encouraged
International Student Welcome Event Tuesday, April 30 In-person sessions addressing Markham campus International student needs. Encouraged
Thursday, May 2 In-person sessions addressing King, Yorkgate, Seneca@York campus International students needs. Encouraged
Friday, May 3 In-person sessions addressing Newnham and Jane Campus International student needs. Encouraged
Orientation & Frosh May 6 to 17 Fun activities, webinars, info tables in the halls, workshops, barbeques, etc. to welcome you to Seneca and introduce you to the supports and services to help you succeed. Learn more in the Events section Encouraged
Program Orientation Varies In-class info about your program and the services available at Seneca. Visit Program Orientation to find your Program’s Orientation. Mandatory

New Student Checklist

View this checklist for a smooth transition to Seneca.

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International Students

Learn about welcome activities and resources for international students.

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Seneca Apps

Be sure to download the Seneca Apps before arriving on campus.

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Events

During the first two weeks of classes, we’ve scheduled activities to help you make the most out of your Seneca experience.

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We can't wait to meet you

Our team is here to support you from the moment you arrive. Look for anyone wearing a red Ask Me shirt, button, or lanyard and we will be happy to help you!

Contact Us

Please contact us for more information about your orientation.

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Extended Hours for Services Areas

Office of the Registrar

Office of the Registrar Extended Hours
Campus May 6, 7 May 8 May 9 May 10
King 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Markham 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Newnham 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. 8:30 a.m.to 7 p.m.
Seneca@York 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Yorkgate 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  N/A N/A N/A

Services for Students

Degree & Credit Transfer Extended Hours
Campus May 6, 7, 8 May 9 May 10
Newnham 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.