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SOAR Schedule


Interested in seeing exactly what you'll be doing during SOAR? Schedules for each program day can be found below. Please note that SOAR schedules are different depending on your faculty and program, so be sure to check the proper schedule. Check-in begins at 9:00 am on each program day, with programming beginning at 9:30 am. 

Arts & Science Schedule (July 6, 7, 8, 9)

Time

Session

Location

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Check-In and Light Refreshments

Biosciences Atrium

9:30 am – 9:40 am

Program Welcome

Biosciences AUD

9:40 am – 10:00 am

Professor’s Perspective: Academic Expectations

Biosciences AUD

10:00 am – 10:35 am

Arts & Science General Presentation

Biosciences AUD

10:35 am – 11:05 am

Nuts & Bolts of Enrollment, Registration & Fees

Biosciences AUD

11:05 am – 11:20 am

Break

Biosciences Atrium

11:20 am – 12:05 pm

 

Students: Introduction to Student Life

Humphrey AUD

Families: Academic Support Services and Campus Resources and Supports

Biosciences AUD

12:05 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch

Resource fair, academic advising, residence tour, and consultations with staff on topics including severe allergies, academic accommodations, and wellness.

Ban Righ Dining Hall

2:00 pm – 2:20 pm

Living in Residence

Biosciences AUD

2:20 pm – 2:40 pm

Designing Your Career and Life at Queen’s

Biosciences AUD

2:40 pm – 3:50 pm

Students: Strategies for Success & Student Panel

Humphrey AUD 

Families: Supporting Your Student

Biosciences AUD

3:50 pm – 4:00 pm

Closing Remarks

Humphrey AUD (Students)

Biosciences AUD (Families)

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Program-Specific Sessions:

  • Computing
  • Con-Ed
  • Kinesiology

 

  • Biosciences 1120
  • Biosciences 1102
  • Biosciences 2111

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Optional Campus Tours (1 hour in length)

Tours leave at 4:00 pm and 4:30pm

Meet in Biosciences Atrium

Arts & Science Schedule (PDF, 366 KB)

Bader International Study Centre (BISC) Schedule (July 7, 8)

Time

Session

Location

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Check-In and Light Refreshments

Includes student card pick-up

Biosciences Atrium

9:30 am – 9:40 am

Program Welcome

Biosciences 1103

9:40 am – 10:00 am

BISC Academic Program

Biosciences 1103

10:00 am - 10:05 am Travel Time  

10:05 am – 10:35 am

Arts & Science General Presentation

Biosciences AUD

10:35 am – 11:05 am

Nuts & Bolts of Enrollment, Registration & Fees

Biosciences AUD

11:05 am – 11:20 am

Break

Biosciences Atrium

11:20 am – 11:40 pm

BISC Registration and Course Enrolment 

Biosciences 1103

11:40 am - 12:10 pm

Welcome to the BISC 

Biosciences 1103

12:10 pm – 1:45 pm

Lunch

Resource fair, academic advising, residence tour, and consultations with staff on topics including severe allergies, academic accommodations, and wellness.

Ban Righ Dining Hall

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm

Students: BISC Student Life

Biosciences 1102

Families: Supporting Your Student

Biosciences 1103

2:45 pm - 2:50 pm Travel Time  
2:50 pm - 3:10 pm Visa & Travel Arrangements Biosciences 1103 
3:10 pm - 3:30 pm Pre-Departure Orientation  Biosciences 1103 
3:30 pm - 3:55 pm Q & A Biosciences 1103 

3:55 pm – 4:00 pm

Closing Remarks

Biosciences 1103 

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Meet & Greet with BISC staff, faculty, and former BISC students

Biosciences 1103 

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Optional Campus Tours (1 hour in length)

Tours leave at 4:00 pm and 4:30pm

Meet in Biosciences Atrium

Bader International Study Centre (BISC) Schedule (PDF, 350 KB)

Commerce Schedule (July 14, 15)

Time

Session

Location

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Check-In and Light Refreshments

Biosciences Atrium

9:30 am – 9:40 am

Program Welcome

Biosciences AUD

9:40 am – 10:00 am

Professor’s Perspective: Academic Expectations

Biosciences AUD

10:00 am – 10:25 am

Nuts & Bolts of Enrollment, Registration & Fees

Biosciences AUD

10:25 am – 10:45 am

Living in Residence

Biosciences AUD

10:45 am - 11:05 am Designing Your Career and Life at Queen's Biosciences AUD

11:05 am – 11:20 am

Break & Travel Time

Biosciences Atrium

11:20 am – 12:20 pm

 

Students: Icebreaker Activity, Director's Welcome Message, Student Academics and Mental Health

Goodes Hall 118

Families: Director's Welcome Message, Overview of Commerce Curriculum, Supporting Your Student in Commerce

Goodes Hall 108

12:20 pm - 12:30 pm Lunch Transition Time  

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch

Resource fair, academic advising, residence tour, and consultations with staff on topics including severe allergies, academic accommodations, and wellness.

Ban Righ Dining Hall

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Students: Preparing for Your First Year

Goodes Hall 118

Families: Expert Panel Session

Goodes Hall 108

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Mini Fair & Tours of Goodes Hall

Goodes Hall Atrium

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Optional Campus Tour

Leave from Goodes Hall

Commerce Schedule (PDF, 471 KB)

Engineering Schedule (July 14, 15)

Time

Session

Location

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Check-In and Light Refreshments

Biosciences Atrium

9:30 am – 9:40 am

Program Welcome

Biosciences AUD

9:40 am – 10:00 am

Professor’s Perspective: Academic Expectations

Biosciences AUD

10:00 am – 10:25 am

Nuts & Bolts of Enrollment, Registration & Fees

Biosciences AUD

10:25 am – 10:45 am

Living in Residence

Biosciences AUD

10:45 am – 11:05 am

Designing Your Career and Life at Queen's

Biosciences Atrium

11:05 am - 11:20 am Break Biosciences Atrium

11:20 am – 12:20 pm

 

Students: Strategies for Success

Biosciences 1103

Families: Supporting Your Student

Biosciences AUD

12:20 pm - 12:30 pm Lunch Transition Time  

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch

Resource fair, academic advising, residence tour, and consultations with staff on topics including severe allergies, academic accommodations, and wellness.

Ban Righ Dining Hall

2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Students: Scavenger Hunt Humphrey 132
  Families:  Information Session Humphrey AUD 
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Snack Break Humphrey AUD 
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Q & A Session with Upper Year Engineering Students Humphrey AUD 

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Optional Campus Tour or ILC Building Tour 

Leave from Humphrey Atrium 

Engineering Schedule (PDF, 334 KB)

Nursing Schedule (July 14)

Time

Session

Location

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Check-In and Light Refreshments

Biosciences Atrium

9:30 am – 9:40 am

Program Welcome

Biosciences AUD

9:40 am – 10:00 am

Professor’s Perspective: Academic Expectations

Biosciences AUD

10:00 am – 10:25 am

Nuts & Bolts of Enrollment, Registration & Fees

Biosciences AUD

10:25 am – 10:45 am

Living in Residence

Biosciences AUD

10:45 am – 11:05 am

Designing Your Career and Life at Queen's

Biosciences Atrium

11:05 am - 11:20 am Break Biosciences Atrium

11:20 am – 12:20 pm

 

Students: Strategies for Success

Biosciences 1103

Families: Supporting Your Student

Biosciences AUD

12:20 pm - 12:30 pm Lunch Transition Time  

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch

Resource fair, academic advising, residence tour, and consultations with staff on topics including severe allergies, academic accommodations, and wellness.

Ban Righ Dining Hall

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Meet with faculty and current Nursing students:

  • Students will have the opportunity to ask questions to Nursing students and participate in demonstrations in the Patient Simulation Lab
  • Faculty will meet with families and provide information about the Nursing program
  • Faculty and current students will answer any questions students and families may have

Biosciences 1120

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Optional Campus Tour

Leaves from Biosciences Atrium 

Nursing Schedule (PDF, 100 KB)