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Frequently Asked Questions

1. How will Orientation be offered in Fall 2021?

Orientation is going virtual for Fall 2021! Although it is not mandatory, we strongly encourage all new students to participate. It is a great way to get prepared for the upcoming semester. Find out more about what Virtual Orientation is all about here.

Virtual Orientation will include a combination of asynchronous (on your own time) and synchronous (offered on a specific day at a specific time) modules for students to complete.

Orientation modules for Fall 2021 will be released on UR Courses on July 1, 2021 and the asynchronous activities will be available throughout the semester. Instructions on how to log in to UR Courses can be found here

Participate in our summer workshops from July 6 to Aug 25.

Register for your Faculty/Federated College orientation session on Aug 27.

Register for Family & Supporter Orientation and/or Adult Learner Orientation on Aug 26.

2. Is there a cost to attend Orientation?

No, Fall 2021 Virtual Orientation is free.

3. I'm admitted for Fall 2021/Winter 2022, what are my next steps?

Consult our What's Next Checklist.

4. What will the Fall 2021 semester look like?

Check out our Upcoming Academic Term website, and the Learning Remotely website to learn more.

5. Where do I get more information about living on campus?

Check out our Housing FAQ to learn more.

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