January 2021 Orientation Schedule

Read through the Orientation Schedule carefully and choose the sessions that interest you.

Time Session
1:00pm -2:15pm The BIG Welcome! Playfair will helps students to connect to one another and to feel part of the campus community. New students will meet each other in large and small groups, solve mental and physical challenges together, and will creatively interact in ever-shifting teams. Meet and learn more about your fellow first year students from the comfort of your own home! Learn more about Playfair.
2:30pm – 3:30pm IT & Library Services: Join BU’s Chief Information Officer, Melanie Sucha, for discussion of Library and IT Services available this Fall to support your online learning needs. We discuss the spaces that are open this Fall, access to spaces and information during the term and some frequently asked questions about technology at the university. Can’t make this session? It’s repeated two more times!
3:30pm – 4:30pm Indigenous Peoples’ Centre Welcome: Learn about the services and supports available through the Indigenous Peoples’ Centre. Connect with other new students as you start your journey at BU.
3:30pm – 4:30pm Student Panel: Virtual learning is a new challenge for most BU Students. Hear from current students about how they are adjusting to or preparing for online learning. Discover what student life can be like at BU and what you have to look forward to when we return to campus.
7:30pm – 8:30pm

Looking to socially connect with other new students? Join us on Wonder.me

 Wonder.me is a social networking platform that allows user to move around freely and connect with others with similar interest and background. An Orientation page has been created so you can connect with other students from your program of study or who may have similar experiences as you. To learn more about this platform please review the Wonder.me user guide.