Make sure you are regularly checking your Queen’s email and the My.QueensU Portal message centre for important messages from Queen’s.
Queen’s Learning Commons is a fantastic, on-campus resource that can help you with learning skills, writing, planning assignments, career planning and a lot of other things that will help you succeed at Queen’s. Check out their website to learn about the workshops and tools that are available to you: http://www.queensu.ca/qlc/.
Are you moving into residence, for the first time, in September? Why not talk to some of your friends who may have been to university to get some tips on living in residence? One of our favourite tips: bring bed raisers to create extra storage under your bed.
Now is also a good time to figure out how you are going to manage your class notes and your computer files. You are better off to do it now than to try to organize everything right before a mid-term or final exam!
Organize binders for your individual classes and set up a directory on your computer for course work and other material you will need for your classes.