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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 Winter 2022?

We can’t wait for you to join us this Winter 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 social drop-ins, 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.

  • 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 Winter 2022? Download the Succeeding @ Sheridan Workshops Series schedule with dates, times, and registration links.

    Log in to Sheridan Central for past workshop resources and closed captioned recordings. 

  • Want to meet other students starting at Sheridan this winter? Join us for a social drop-in. In these one-hour socials led by student leaders, you can connect with your future classmates!

    Social drop-ins for students starting at Sheridan in Winter 2022 will be hosted this fall. Download the Faculty Social Drop-ins schedule for drop-in dates, times, and registration links.

    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 Winter 2022? Join us in January for two orientation events.

    Bruins Bootcamp (January 4 and 5, 2022) is a two-day event where 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
    • Attend Succeeding @ Sheridan workshops
    • Meet fellow Sheridan students

    New Student Orientation (January 6 or 7) is where you learn about starting your specific program! At your program orientation you will:

    • 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

    Check back here for further details and the full Winter 2022 schedule.

Missed a session or can’t make it?

Missed your Fall 2021 program orientation? Log in to the Learn Well Virtual Community on SLATE to watch your program session recording. 

Can’t make your Winter 2022 program orientation session? All program session recordings will be shared in the Learn Well Virtual Community on SLATE. You will be automatically added to Learn Well right before the term begins. 

For more information about services and supports to help you transition to Sheridan, login to Sheridan Central. Be sure to check out Transition Well! 

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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