Spring Open House

Saturday, May 11, 2024
10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (ET)

Meet your future professors, explore the support services available exclusively to you as a Raven, and hear directly from our community about how to thrive at Carleton and beyond. While on campus, make sure to stop by the Bookstore (between 9:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.) and pick up some Ravens swag!

Faculty Welcome Sessions (registration required)

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Not sure which Faculty your program falls under? Check out this list!

Faculty Receptions (drop-in)

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Campus Support Fair (drop-in)

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Nicol Building (NI), Lobby

  • Admissions Services
  • Athletics
  • Awards and Financial Aid Office
  • Campus Safety Services
  • Career Services
  • Centre for Indigenous Support and Community Engagement
  • Co-operative Education
  • Dining Services
  • Enriched Support Program
  • Housing and Residence Life Services
  • International Admissions
  • Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities
  • Student Experience Office
  • Women in Engineering & IT Program (WiE&IT)

Community Engagement Panels (registration required)

12:30 – 3:15 p.m. (panels repeat on the hour)

Panel 1: Wellness @ Carleton
1301 Health Sciences Building (HS)
Discover the key to thriving at university through personal wellness at Carleton! Let’s chat about your mental, physical and nutritional wellbeing and how our community can help you with your transition to post-secondary. Learn how these interconnected aspects enhance cognitive function, resilience, and overall health, equipping students with the tools they need to excel academically and beyond.

Panel 2: Co-op: Getting work experience as a student
2200 Richcraft Hall (RB)
Join the Co-op Office and current Co-op students to discuss Co-op work terms, Co-op employers and how Co-op can help set you up for your future career! The Co-op Office is here to support students as they prepare and take on Co-op jobs throughout their degree.

Panel 3: Getting work experience beyond Co-op
3020 Nicol Building (NI)
Co-op isn’t the only way to get work experience in university! Join us to learn more about how to get work experience if your program doesn’t offer Co-op, what it’s like working as a student and how you can use this experience in your future career!

Panel 4: What to do in Ottawa
4030 Nicol Building (NI)
Are you considering moving to Ottawa? Join us as we chat with Carleton students and staff about getting involved, local eateries, events and what the city has to offer. Your experience in university is more than just your degree, and there is so much to learn, explore and experience in the Capital City of Canada!

Panel 5: How to be a student: Time management
4020 Nicol Building (NI)
Experienced Carleton staff share their knowledge and techniques to help students achieve academic success at the university level! We’ll share tips on how to manage social, academic and professional commitments in a holistic way using time management strategies.

Panel 6: Making friends
Richcraft Hall (RB), 2nd floor Conference Rooms
One major highlight of the university experience is meeting people just like you! From living on campus, to joining a club or getting involved with your department, we’re going to explore the many ways you can meet people who will become your lifelong friends.

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