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Student Orientation

Welcome to Camosun!

Congratulations and welcome to Camosun College. You've made a great choice—over the past 50 years, Camosun has become one of BC's most comprehensive colleges and has earned an outstanding reputation for teaching excellence. You're joining a family of more than 65,000 alumni who are making a difference all over the world!

Getting started

Things to do nowThings to know
In the months leading up to your first day, there are a few things you may need to sort out.Here are some things you should know before starting your first day at Camosun.
Things to doThings to know


A Camosun student using the computers in the library
An elevated view of crowds around tents during CamFest

Welcome Events

As students transition into their academics the Camosun College family and the Camosun College Student Society will be doing our best to welcome new and returning students to Camosun through in-person and virtual events. 

Check out the Welcome events.

Indigenous Student Orientation

Indigenous students can contact Eyēʔ Sqȃ’lewen – The Centre for Indigenous Education & Community Connections to connect with an Indigenous Advisor to get oriented to Camosun.

International Student Orientation

International students are expected to attend the New Student Orientation which usually takes place the week before your first semester starts.

Visit the International Student Orientation for more information.

A speech in a theatre during international orientation

International Orientation Winter 2020

School Information Sessions

Everything you wanted to know about more than 100 programs — Camosun’s Information Sessions put you in touch with our faculty and staff. It’s the best way to get information on what a program is really like, the courses you’ll take, the prerequisites you need, how much it costs, and what kind of career options will be available to you.

Parents and Families

Parents and families play a huge role in a student's life, and Camosun has a number of resources for parents and families to give support.

Find support.