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New Student Orientation

Fall 2017 Orientation: August 28 to September 1

All new international students starting classes in the 2017 Fall semester must attend orientation from August 28 to September 1, 2017. Please bring your study permit, passport, and medical insurance information (if available).

Winter 2018 orientation is January 2-5, 2018.

Airport Greeter

Students will be at the Victoria International Airport on August 24 and 25 from 9am-3pm to greet and assist new arrivals. Look for us at the arrivals gate.

Unfortunately the airport pickup service has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Online registration for the fall 2017 international orientation is now closed. You can register in-person on Monday, August 28 at the Lansdowne campus (Fisher walkway) between 12-1pm.

Day 1 - Monday, August 28 - Lansdowne • 3100 Foul Bay Rd

Time Session Location
12pm Registration & Welcome Cafe Fisher Walkway
1pm Official Welcome Na'tsa'maht

Registration and Academic Information

Lansdowne students: Young 310
Interurban students: Young 216
ELD Students: Young 219
语言班学生 (中文小组): Young 217

Exchange Students: Wilna Thomas 234

Afternoon Reception


Day 2 - Tuesday, August 29 - Lansdowne • 3100 Foul Bay Rd

Time Session Location
8:30am Camosun Homestay
For Camosun homestay students only.
Young 216
9:30am Counselling, Library, and Technology Services Red, Black, Green Purple: Young 216
Orange, Navy: Young 211
Light Blue, Yellow: Young 217
11am Group Session

Red: Young 216
Black: Young 209
Green: Young 219
Purple: Young 220
Orange: Young 211
Navy: Young 227
Light Blue: Young 217
Yellow: Young 303

12pm Welcome Lunch Na'tsa'maht
1pm Faculty Meet and Greet

Arts and Science: Young 227
Business & Sport and Exercise: Ewing 346 & 348
ELD: Young 211
Health and Human Services: Ewing 344
Trades and Technology: Ewing 201

2pm Optional Excursions Hillside Mall or Willows beach

Day 3 - Wednesday, August 30 - Interurban • 4461 Interurban Rd

Time Session Location
8:15am ELD Assessments
ELD students that require an assessment only.
CBA 160
9:30am Ancillary Services Campus Centre 124
10:30am Interurban Tour Campus Centre 124
11:30am Group Session Various locations
12pm Break
Please bring your own lunch
1pm Looking for Work Campus Centre 124
Life in Victoria Campus Centre 121
2pm Optional Excursions Mayfair Mall or Fisherman's Wharf

Day 4 - Thursday, August 31 - Interurban • 4461 Interurban Rd

Time Session Location
9:30am Safety and Security Campus Centre 124
10:30am Camosun College Student Society Campus Centre 124
11:30am Renting in Victoria Campus Centre 124
Deals in Victoria Campus Centre 121
12pm Break
Please bring your own lunch
1pm Professional Skills Campus Centre 124
1:45pm Help Centres Campus Centre 124
2pm Optional Excursion Beacon Hill Park

Day 5 - Friday, September 1 - Off-campus

Time Session Location
10:30am Downtown Team Competition Centennial Square at City Hall (Douglas St between Fisgard & Pandora)
12pm Wrap-Up Lunch Parliament Lawn, 501 Belleville St
1:30pm Parliament Building Tour 501 Belleville St

Spring 2017 Orientation

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Pre-departure Guide

This guide provides a lot of practical information for you to review before you come to Victoria.

Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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