Class of 2022 arrives at Queen's

Class of 2022 arrives at Queen's

With the help of hundreds of volunteers and support staff, approximately 4,500 first-year students spend their first day at the university.

By Communications Staff

September 1, 2018


It was a busy day as more than 4,500 first-year students moved into Queen’s University Residences on Saturday, Sept. 1.

Students were assisted by hundreds of volunteers and support staff. A head of Move-In Day a carefully coordinated plan was created by a working group of representatives from the university, the City of Kingston, and Kingston Police.

Move-In Day was moved to Saturday for the first time to help accommodate the introduction of a new Fall Term Break for students.

A number of activities, including a welcome by administration members on Saturday evening and Gaels football home opener on Sunday night, helped the new arrivals settle in to their new homes. Faculty orientation started on Monday and will continue through Wednesday. Classes start on Thursday, Sept. 6, and orientation activities will continue with faculty events on Sept. 8, and campus events on Sunday, Sept. 9.

For further information about orientation activities, visit the university’s Orientation website.