New Student Orientation

Orientation is designed to assist you in your transition to Sheridan and prepare you for success. Please mark your calendar and plan to join us!

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We are committed to ensuring orientation events are accessible and inclusive to all students. If you require accommodations or have questions, please get in touch by emailing or calling us. 

What to expect at Orientation

Starting at Sheridan in Winter 2020?

Orientation offers you the opportunity to:

  • – Connect with peers - new classmates and upper-year students
  • – Meet with an advisor to discuss your goals and personalize an action plan 
  • – Find out how to succeed in your first year at Sheridan 
  • – Get informed about student services and supports available on campus
  • – Learn and prepare for new academic expectations 

You've got an exciting journey ahead of you. We can't wait to meet you and welcome you into the Bruins community! 


As you prepare to get started at Sheridan, here are some resources you may find helpful.

Orientation event details:

New Student Orientation event details

Winter Academic Orientation is almost here!

During Orientation week, you will have a chance to get to know your faculty, peers, and campus! Your Academic Session will give you the chance to speak to your faculty, get to know important details about your program, and get to know other students in your program.  We highly recommend attending your academic session. 


Find your Academic Session date and time  by finding the program, listed by campus. 

Throughout Orientation we’ve planned a variety of drop-in information sessions that you can choose to attend based on your interests including:

  • - International Sessions*
  • - Indigenous Welcome Sessions**
  • - Housing and Transportation Information Sessions
  • - Laptop Readiness Sessions

*International Sessions are compulsory for International Students

**Open only for students who self-identify as part of the Indigenous Community.  Click here to learn more about The Centre for Indigenous Learning and Support


Stay tuned for final dates, times, and locations of the other amazing events planned for Orientation week.


We also hope you will attend Sheridan’s Winterfest on Saturday, January 4, 2020. We will have activities, information sessions, and so much more to welcome you to Sheridan! Stay tuned for full details.

Additional Information for International Students:

Orientation is compulsory for International Students. If you are an International student, you can access additional information that will help you with your transition to Sheridan.