Transition Well with 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! We are committed to ensuring orientation events are accessible and inclusive to all students. If you require accommodations or have questions, please email us.

What is Transition Well?

Transition Well is designed to help you learn about Sheridan, meet fellow students, find about more about your program, and complete important tasks to start your Sheridan journey.

Starting at Sheridan in Fall 2022?

We can’t wait for you to join us this Fall at Sheridan! To help you get ready to start, we’ve planned a lot of informative, fun, and interactive activities throughout the fall for you to join. Learn what it takes to be a successful student in the Succeeding @ Sheridan Workshops, meet new friends in the Bruins Virtual Lounge, find out where and how to access different resources in self-guided tutorials, and join Bruins Bootcamp and New Student Orientation to kick off your Sheridan experience. 

  • Check out Succeeding @ Sheridan: A guide for your first year. This guide walks you through everything you need to know and do from the time you accept your offer until the end of your first year. Follow along with helpful tips to support your academics, social wellbeing, and student life at Sheridan.

  • As part of your orientation experience, we host a variety of workshops on different topics designed to help you Transition Well to Sheridan. 

    Join the Succeeding @ Sheridan workshops to find out everything you need to know about joining the Sheridan community.  

    Starting at Sheridan in Fall 2022?

    Log in to Sheridan Central for the Succeeding @ Sheridan workshop schedule, registration links, past workshop resources and closed captioned recordings.

  • Want to meet other students starting at Sheridan this fall? Join us at the Bruins Virtual Lounge to connect with upper-year students and meet your future classmates from your faculty, your campus, or who share similarities with you!

    Log in to Sheridan Central to view the schedule for upcoming Bruins Virtual Lounge sessions!

    If you would like to meet one-on-one with an upper-year student, you can also sign up to meet with a Peer Mentor.

  • Starting at Sheridan Fall 2022? Join us at August 29-31 for your orientation events.

    Bruins Bootcamp (August 25) is a virtual event for all Sheridan students. At Bruins Bootcamp you can:

    • Win prizes
    • Find out how to get help with classes and connect with services
    • Learn more about how to make the most of your Sheridan life

    To learn more and register for Bruins Bootcamp, log in to Sheridan Central.

    New Student Orientation (Aug 29-31) is where you learn about your program and get ready for day one at Sheridan. At orientation you can:

    • Connect with other students in your program
    • Hear about upper-year student experiences
    • Meet your professors
    • Discover everything you need to know about starting your new program

    More details about New Student Orientation are coming! Be sure to check back here soon!

Missed a session or can’t make it?

Unable to attend orientation? Log in to the Learn Well Virtual Community on SLATE to watch your program session recording. You can also check out the New Student Orientation page on Sheridan Central for past workshop and session recordings. 

For more information about services and supports to help you transition to Sheridan, check out Transition Well on Sheridan Central

Are you a Parent or Supporter of a new Sheridan student?

Register now to join us for the Parents and Supporters @ Sheridan workshop on Monday, August 15 from 12 to 1 pm EDT to learn more about how you can support your student to transition well and succeed at Sheridan!

Self-Guided Tutorials

We’ve created four self-guided learning modules that you can use to make sure you have what you need to succeed:


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

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