Incoming Undergraduate Students


Next Steps

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May 2019 Checklist

If you will be attending the Bader International Study Centre (BISC) this fall, please refer to the Castle Checklist instead of the list below.

Your Checklist


Say YES to Queen's!

If you're planning to come to Queen's, be sure to accept your offer of admission through OUAC or the Common Application, if that's how you applied!

May 1 (applicants from outside Ontario)

June 1 (Ontario applicants)

Apply for Queen's Residence

If you have already said 'YES' to Queen's, and are planning to live in residence, make sure you apply for residence and arrange to send in your residence deposit.  

>> Apply for residence

June 10 at 4:00 pm EST

Plan to attend Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources (SOAR)

SOAR is a one-day program in July for new students and their families to support the transition to Queen’s and maximize academic success.

>> Register for SOAR

Register today!

Join us for our Summer Webinar Series 

Over the summer, we will be hosting a series of webinars to help support your transition to Queen's. Webinars will cover a different topic every week including course registration, living in residence, orientation week, academics, student life, study permits and more. 

     >> View the full webinar schedule and register here 

Check out the schedule for more info! 

Complete your Ontario Student Assistant Program (OSAP) Application 

Submit your OSAP application now to ensure funding is available by September 1.
>> Apply for OSAP 
>> Do not report your Queen’s awards on your OSAP application – learn more 
 Apply Now 

Complete your provincial/territorial Student Government Assistance Application 

If you reside in another province/territory, check the government student assistance web site where you reside for information about when the application is available and further information about how to report any awards you have received. Apply as soon as you can to ensure your funding is available by September 1.

>> Apply for governmental financial assistance outside of Ontario

When Available 

Set up your NetID

Your NetID and password give you access to online services and resources offered by Queen’s. Your NetID will never change, but you should change your NetID password often. A strong NetID password ensures that both your personal information and university resources are protected.

>> Learn more about managing your NetID

As soon as possible

Apply for a study permit

If you are an international student coming to Queen's, you will require a study permit from the Government of Canada. We strongly recommend applying for a study permit as soon as possible, as it may take many months to be processed.

>> Learn how to apply for a study permit

As soon as possible


Before purchasing any software, check out the software packages available to you.

As soon as possible

Find your immunization record

Are all your immunizations up to date? This is a good time to visit your health care professional and review your immunizations.

Double check today 

Queen’s Email Service – Office 365

As a new Undergraduate Student, your email service will be provisioned in early June.  Once your email is provisioned, you will have access to Office 365 and a full suite of collaboration tools and applications.

As soon as possible

Submit documentation for academic accommodations

If you have a disability (i.e. learning disorder, ADHD, ASD, mental illness, physical disability, etc.) and are able to demonstrate functional limitations that affect your academic functioning, you are eligible to receive accommodations.

>> Learn more about the process

>> Learn more about documentation requirements

>> Speak with an Accessibility Advisor



As soon as possible, and definitely before you get here.

Protect your Hard Work

Save your files to OneDrive for Business.  Saving files to your local computer puts them as risk. 

As a student, you are licensed in Office 365 to store up to 5 terabytes of data.  OneDrive can be accessed on any networked device, include your phone.


Connect with us

If you haven't done so already, make sure you connect with Queen's on social media. You will find new students, current students, faculty, staff and alumni all ready to help you find your way at Queen's!

>> Connect with Queen's University on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

>> Join the Queen's University Class of 2023 Facebook group

As soon as possible

>> June