Support for your transition to Carleton University

We encourage all future Ravens to register for the new CU 1001 program. Offered through the Student Experience Office, CU 1001 is a free, online mini-course experience that provides new students with a focused introduction to the Carleton community. Participants will also have the exclusive opportunity to register for CU 1001 Experience Days featuring in-person presentations and campus tours led by our CU 1001 Orientation Leaders.

There are also a number of new and expanded resources for you to take advantage of this summer and throughout your first year at Carleton.

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS) and Faculty of Public Affairs (FPA):

Support/Course Offering Start Date End Date Registration Information
How to Be a University Student (In-Person):

A 5-day course that teaches structure and accountability to help students throughout their first year of university. Topics include:

  • Reading & writing for university;
  • Transition to in-person learning and;
  • Study skills and habits assessment.

For more info: carleton.ca/cie/academicprep

August 22, 2022 August 26, 2022 For fees, consult the website.

Faculty of Engineering and Design: carleton.ca/engineering-design/beng-first-year

Support/Course Offering Start Date End Date Registration Information
Foundations for Engineering (Virtual):

An online course designed to help new students prepare for their first-year engineering courses by reviewing key concepts from high school. This course will offer self-paced learning modules, practice problems, quizzes, and weekly virtual drop-in hours with an upper-year Engineering scholar (peer tutor) to ensure that new students are knowledgeable in Math and Physics concepts that are key for first-year engineering course success.

For more info: carleton.ca/engineering-design/beng-first-year/engsummerprep

August 1, 2022 Course will remain accessible to students for Fall and Winter FREE
Elsie MacGill Learning Centre (Virtual & In-Person):

Free tutoring for first year engineering students offered by peer scholars. Scholars can assist with explaining course content or assisting with homework problems for any first-year engineering course (including MATH, CHEM, and PHYS).

Students will receive an email invitation to their email account to join the EMLC tutoring portal in early September.

For more info: carleton.ca/engineering-design/emlc

September 12, 2022 Ongoing for Fall and Winter FREE

Faculty of Science: sssc.carleton.ca

Support/Course Offering Start Date End Date Registration Information
Summer Match Up Program (Virtual):

Pairs incoming students in the Faculty of Science with an upper-year mentor the summer before their first year of study at Carleton.

For more info: sssc.carleton.ca/summermatchup

July 11, 2022 September 7, 2022 FREE
COMP Matters (In-Person):

A one-week course designed to help students coming into computer science. Introducing and reviewing computational thinking, problem solving, and basic programming.

For more info: sssc.carleton.ca/matters-series/comp-matters

August 15, 2022 August 19, 2022 Registration for COMP Matters will open in July with your time ticket. For fees consult the website
MATH Matters (In-Person):

A week-long refresher course that builds a strong base of mathematics knowledge for students entering a degree program at Carleton with a math component.

For more info: sssc.carleton.ca/matters-series/math-matters

August 22, 2022 August 26, 2022 Registration for MATH Matters will open in July with your time ticket. For fees consult the website.
CHEM Matters (In-Person):

A week-long course that emphasizes the importance of chemistry fundamentals and helps prepare students for CHEM 1001.

For more info: sssc.carleton.ca/matters-series/chem-matters

August 29, 2022 September 2, 2022 Registration for CHEM Matters will open in July with your time ticket. For fees consult the website.
Peer Mentoring (In-Person):

Science Student Success mentors work with students on an individual basis or in small groups to help them define and achieve their academic, career, and social goals.

For more info: sssc.carleton.ca/mentoring

September 12, 2022 April 11, 2023 FREE
Kick-Start into Science Workshop Series (In-Person):

Workshop series aimed to maximize opportunities for students to adapt to change and gain knowledge helping them throughout their university experience. Includes themes:

  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation,
  • First-Year Science Accelerator and,
  • Medical School Preparation.

For more info: sssc.carleton.ca/kick-start-science

Fall: September 2022 Fall: December 2022 FREE
Networking Events (In-Person):

Multiple networking opportunities for students in multiple fields of interest, such as computer science and technology, health care, research, STEM, and more.

For more info: sssc.carleton.ca/events

Various Dates – Check Website Various Dates – Check Website FREE
Community Building (In-Person):

These non-academic events aim to create a fun and inclusive community within the Faculty of Science.

For more info: sssc.carleton.ca/events

Various Dates – Check Website Various Dates – Check Website FREE
Recognized Study Groups (In-Person):

Students receive Co-Curricular Record Credit for studying with other students in Faculty of Science courses.

For more info: sssc.carleton.ca/recognized-study-groups

Fall: September 2022

Winter: January 2023

Fall: December 2022

Winter: April 2023

FREE
Job Shadow Program (In-Person):

In partnership with Career Services, this is a unique opportunity for career exploration and learning about career fields of interest by visiting a professional in their workplace environment.

For more info: sssc.carleton.ca/job-shadow

Winter: January 2023 Winter: April 2023 FREE

Sprott School of Business:

Support/Course Offering
First Year Sprotties Webpage:

Visit the First Year Sprotties webpage to access all the information you need to navigate your first year at the Sprott School of Business.

For more info: sprott.carleton.ca/first-year-sprotties

Centre for Student Academic Support (CSAS): carleton.ca/csas

Support/Course Offering Start Date End Date Registration Information
Learning Support:

Summer: May 2022

Fall: September  2022

Winter: January 2023

Summer: August 2022

Fall: December 2022

Winter: April 2023

FREE
Writing Services:

  • Workshops (synchronous & asynchronous)
  • One-on-one writing consultation sessions
  • Academic Writing for English – Language Learners (ELLs)
  • For more info: carleton.ca/csas/writing-services
Summer: May 2022

Fall: September  2022

Winter: January 2023

Summer: August 2022

Fall: December 2022

Winter: April 2023

FREE
Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS):

  • Workshops – PASS sessions will reflect the mode of course delivery of each PASS supported course (i.e. in-person and/or online).
  • Office Hours
  • Mock exams
  • For more info: carleton.ca/csas/pass
Fall: September 2022

Winter: January 2023

Fall: December 2022

Winter: April 2023

FREE

International Student Services Office (ISSO): carleton.ca/isso

Support/Course Offering Start Date End Date Registration Information
I-Start – International Student Orientation (Virtual):

I-Start is the international orientation program designed for all new international students. In this free online mini-course, students will receive resources and information to help them transition successfully to student life at Carleton and in Canada. Students will also have access to live content, including online chats with current international students.

For more info: carleton.ca/isso/new-students/i-start-orientation

July 11, 2022 April 23, 2023 FREE
International Welcome Week (In-Person):

The International Welcome Week brings together new members of Carleton’s international community through five days of in-person events aimed at helping them succeed. Students will learn about campus and Ottawa resources, learn tips and tricks for success from current students and professional staff, and socialize with other new international students.

For more info: carleton.ca/isso/welcome-week

September 1, 2022 September 5, 2022 FREE
Travel and Quarantine Q&A Sessions (Virtual):

Are you an international student planning to travel to Canada in Summer or Fall 2022? Join the ISSO during this session to learn more about the current travel and quarantine requirements. You will have a chance to ask questions you may have about: vaccine requirements, health insurance, COVID-19 testing and much more!

For more info: carleton.ca/isso/events-2

Various Dates – July 2022 Various Dates – August 2022 FREE
Ask Us Anything – New International Students Q&A Sessions (Virtual):

New international students starting at Carleton University this summer or fall are invited to ask their questions to ISSO Staff members. At these virtual drop-in sessions, students will meet ISSO staff members; learn about important dates, deadlines, and programs; and get answers to questions about: campus services, health insurance, immigration, work, Ottawa, travel and quarantine, and more.

For more info: carleton.ca/isso/new-students/ask-us-anything

 

Various Dates – July 2022

 

Various Dates – August 2022 FREE

Student Experience Office: carleton.ca/seo

Support/Course Offering Start Date End Date Registration Information
CU 1001 – Your Start to Student Life at Carleton (Virtual):

CU 1001 is a free online bundled mini-course experience that provides new students with a focused introduction to the Carleton community and prepares you for your journey as a Raven. As the first step in a student’s transition to Carleton University, we strongly encourage all new incoming students to actively participate.

For more info: carleton.ca/seo/cu1001/cu-1001-course-outline

June 27, 2022 September 30, 2022 FREE
CU 1001 – Experience Days (In-Person):

Exclusive to CU 1001 program participants, students and their guests will have the opportunity to attend the in-person presentation and receive campus tours.

For more info: carleton.ca/seo/cu1001-experience-days

Various Dates – July 2022 Various Dates – August 2022 FREE
Academic Orientation Day (In-Person):

Presentations and interactive events facilitated by Faculty and Department representatives.  First year students will have the opportunity to learn about departmental supports while meeting members of their Faculty of study.  The information provided during Academic Orientation Day (AOD) is specific to each student’s faculty and department and is a great way to prepare you for your academic career.  Faculty-specific virtual resources will also be shared with participants.

For more info: carleton.ca/seo/orientation/academic-orientation

September 6, 2022 September 6, 2022

(One day event)

FREE
Fall Orientation (In-Person):

Fall Orientation provides incoming undergraduate students with a week packed full of fun activities and a chance to make new friends and learn useful university skills.

For more info: carleton.ca/fallorientation

September 4, 2022 Various Dates – September 2022 For fees, consult the website.
First Year Connections (In-Person):

The First Year Connections program is a free peer-to-peer mentoring program for new and first year students at Carleton. FYC matches new students with upper year trained mentors from a similar academic program for the first 6 weeks of the fall semester.

For more info: carleton.ca/mentoring/first-year-connections

September 8, 2022 October 24, 2022 FREE

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