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International Student Information

Orientation is a great opportunity to meet your classmates, learn about Sheridan and ask us your questions. Please mark your calendar and come join us!

There are three orientation events for new International students at Sheridan. New International students must attend all three events. 

Event #1: Academic Orientation 

This event is for all new students starting at Sheridan in September 2019. 

There are different dates and locations for this orientation event depending on your program of study. Find your program name on this chart to get your specific orientation event details.

Event #2: International Orientation

This event is specifically for new International students at Sheridan. You must attend this orientation at the campus where you will be studying.

Hazel McCallion Campus Orientation

If you will be studying at our Hazel McCallion Campus in Mississauga, you must attend this event:

  • Date: Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
  • Time: 10:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Location: Creativity Commons, Hazel McCallion Campus, Mississauga

Trafalgar Campus Orientation

If you will be studying at our Trafalgar Campus in Oakville, you must attend this event:

  • Date: Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
  • Time: 12:00PM - 1:30PM
  • Location: Theatre, Trafalgar Campus, Oakville

Davis Campus Orientation

Faculty of Applied Science and Technology programs:

  • Date: Thursday, August 29th, 2019
  • Time: 4:00PM - 6:00PM
  • Location: Gymnasium, Davis Campus, Brampton

Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies programs, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences program and, Pilon School of Business programs:

  • Date: Friday, August 30th, 2019
  • Time: 4:00PM - 6:00PM
  • Location: Gymnasium, Davis Campus, Brampton 

Event #3: International Welcome Festival

Sheridan's International Welcome Festival will include cultural performances and entertainment, free lunch, giveaways and information about Sheridan services and community partners. 

  • Date: Saturday, September 7th, 2019
  • Time: 11:00AM - 2:00PM
  • Location: Peace Garden at Davis Campus, Brampton

This event is for new International students starting at Sheridan in September 2019. It is a FREE event. We recommend that you register for the event so that you are entered into a draw for a chance to win prizes. 

We will be providing free transportation for Trafalgar and HMC students. Since space on buses is limited, we recommend that you register to reserve your seat. 

Pick-up times:

  • Trafalgar Campus: 10:00AM at Main Enterance, between Building B and D. See on map.
  • HMC Campus: 10:30AM at Shuttle Bus location. See on map.

Drop-in Sessions:

Throughout Orientation Week (August 26th - August 30th) we have planned a variety of drop-in sessions that can help you get familiar with Sheridan and living in Canada. Some of the events include:

  • Exhibition Varsity Soccer Game
  • City Bus or Walking Tours
  • Housing & Transportation Information Sessions
  • Laptop Readiness
  • Finding Work in Canada
  • Social Insurance Number Support

Before you Arrive:

There are a few things you need to ensure you have completed before you arrive. Use the International Student Checklist to make sure you are ready for classes before the semester starts. 

If you have questions, Sheridan's International Centre has a dedicated and supportive team of professionals that are ready to help and provide information - reach out if you have any questions or concerns about arriving and studying in Canada. 

Resources: 

get ready to come to Sheridan, here are some resources you may find helpful: