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Fall 2024

Get ready for an incredible journey as we kickstart your university experience at our upcoming Fall Orientation events. These events are designed to provide you with the tools and knowledge to make your time pursuing a degree as rewarding as possible. You'll gain valuable insights and have a great time connecting with your future classmates and friends. Register now to join us for a memorable start to your university adventure!

Virtual Orientation

As you prepare for your journey in higher education, we want to ensure you have a smooth transition and make the most out of your university experience. In addition to our in-person orientation opportunities, you have access to our Virtual Orientation. In the Virtual Orientation, you'll have a wealth of valuable information at your finger tips, including:

  • Getting to know campus
  • How to get involved
  • Student funding
  • Living on campus
  • Personal wellness
  • University terms, tips, and tricks
  • Academic skill development
  • And more!

Virtual Orientation is housed in URCourses, accessible with your username and password.

Not sure of your username/password, or need help navigating URCourses? Visit the URCourses student help page!

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Orientation Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I come to orientation?

This event is designed to kickstart your U of R journey and provide you with essential tools for success. Here are some of the benefits of attending:

  • Enhance your campus confidence: Explore key buildings, services, and resources, and gain the skills to navigate campus.
  • Receive valuable insights into university life: Get answers to your questions and meet knowledgeable faculty members and staff.
  • Have a memorable experience: Meet future classmates, immerse yourself in the university spirit, and begin building your network from day one!
Can I bring a family member or friend with me to orientation?
Orientation is designed for new U of R students only, however we do have an orientation specifically for family members and supporters!
What should I bring with me to orientation?
You should bring a notepad, pen, and waterbottle.
Do I need to register for orientation?
Yes, you must register for orientation.

Mission Statement and Learning Outcomes

Our mission is to facilitate the successful transition of first year and transfer students to the University of Regina through an integrated and comprehensive orientation program that recognizes the diversity of our student body. We also support the families of new students as part of the transition process.

As a result of Orientation, first-year and transfer students will:
  • Experience a sense of belonging and connection to the University of Regina.
  • Have fun and be excited.
  • Recognize the diversity of students, programs and services.
  • Develop meaningful relationships with other students, faculty and staff.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of campus services and resources.
  • Gain insight into student life opportunities and how to become involved.
  • Experience campus traditions and history.
  • Feel a sense of school spirit.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the expectations placed on them by professors and University policies and procedures.
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