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Orientation and Welcome Events

As you transition into your academics, the Camosun family will be doing their best to welcome new and returning students. Check out the orientation and welcome week events for Summer '23.

Orientation Week - Summer 2023

Table with the S23 orientation sessions, between April 25 and 28.

General Orientation events - All new students welcomed

Check out the orientation sessions for all new students starting at Camosun in Summer 2023. These events are not mandatory but highly recommended:

  • New Student Orientation: The Orientation and Transitions team hosts a half-day in-person orientation filled with information, fun activities, a campus tour, and opportunities to get familiar with Camosun. The same session takes place at the two campus locations on different days:
    • Campus Lansdowne Building: Wilna Thomas - Gathering Hall - April 25, 9:30am - 12 noon
    • Campus Interurban Building: Liz Ashton Campus Centre, room 124 - April 26, 9:30am - 12 noon
  • Orientation Workshops: Dig deeper into specific topics in online sessions with Camosun students or specialists.
    • D2L experts answer your questions - April 25, 1-2pm - Online
    • College Survival Tips - Resources to help you study - April 25, 2:30-3:30pm - Online
    • More than just books – Ways to use your Library - April 26, 1:30-2pm - Online
    • Peer-to-peer: Two 4th-year students share bits of advice - April 26, 2:30-3pm - Online

Register for one or more general oriention sessions. 

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Specialized Orientation sessions

New International Student Orientation

International students are required to attend three online New International Student Orientations.

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.

Specific School Orientation Sessions

Sometimes, your chosen program will host a specific orientation session. Stay tuned in your mailbox and on Camosun's events page.

Welcome Events - CamFest

CamFest is our way to welcome new and returning students to campus for the new term. During the event, friendly faces will be waiting for you at:

  • Welcome booth - Get any information you need to set up your college life.
  • Services Fair - Learn more about services available to students, and interact with staff behind them.
  • Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) booth: Learn about clubs, collectives, and activities they offer during the semester. Also, grab food giveaways!
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