Incoming Undergraduate Students

Incoming Students Welcome to Queen's
Incoming Students Welcome to Queen's

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Transitioning to University: SEO Summer Programs 
Thursday, June 10th, 2021, 5:00-6:00pm, EDT 

  • Wondering how to prepare for your transition to Queen’s? Looking for opportunities to stay informed and connected to your new community during the summer? Join us to learn about the Student Experience Office’s programs including Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources (SOAR), the Next Steps Website, and Fall Orientation. Family members and supporters are also encouraged to attend to learn what resources are available specifically to you.  
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First-Year Families & Supporters Webinar  
Tuesday, June 15th, 2021, 7:00-8:00pm, EDT 

  • Have questions about the university’s plans for the fall? Join us for this ‘Ask Me Anything’ webinar featuring Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs Ann Tierney, and Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Mark Green. Get the latest information about academics, residences, peer mentor and other welcome-to-campus programming, inclusive student services, and more! Incoming students, family members, and supporters are encouraged to attend. 
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Your Move to Kingston: Living Off-Campus 
Thursday, June 24th, 2021, 7:00-8:00pm, EDT  

  • Do you have questions or concerns about living off-campus this fall? If you feel like you don’t know where to start, be sure to attend this event. Learn about when and where to start your off-campus housing search, how to navigate rentals during the pandemic, picking your housemates, applications and lease agreements, and the rights and responsibilities of tenants and landlords. You will also be introduced to the Queen’s FYNIRS (First Year Not In Residence Student) group and learn how they can help with your transition to Kingston.  
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Living Off-Campus Q&A
Tuesday June 29th, 2021, 4:00-5:00pm, EDT  

  • Did you attend our first Off-Campus Living webinar? Still have questions about how to start your off-campus housing search? Join us to have your questions answered by our Off-Campus Living Advisor Adam King. If you were unable to attend our first webinar, we encourage you to watch the recording when it is available before attending this Q&A session.
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Living in Residence Webinar
Tuesday, June 29th, 2021, 7:00-8:00pm, EDT 

  • Wondering about living in residence in the fall? Learn more about key deadlines and next steps including the room self-selection process.
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Upper-Year Student Q&A Panel  
Thursday, July 8th, 2021, 3:00-4:00pm, EDT

  • Want to hear from upper year students? Have questions about transitioning to university, classes and academics, or how to get involved? Join our panel of upper year students from a wide range of faculties, as they provide you with tips and tricks for supporting your transition to Queen’s and answer any questions you may have about the process.
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Supporting Your Student
Tuesday, July 13th, 2021, 7:00-8:00pm, EDT

  • Wondering how to best support your student in their first year at Queen's? Join Corinna Fitzgerald, Assistant Dean Student Life and Learning to learn about supporting your first-year student as they transition to university. This webinar will focus on critical conversations you should be having with your student to help them prepare for university and feature a student panel.
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Queen’s Student Accessibility Services (QSAS) Webinar
Thursday, July 15th, 2021, 4:00-5:00pm, EDT

  • Queen’s Student Accessibility Services (QSAS) is developing new ways to serve students better! QSAS supports accessibility for Queen’s students experiencing disability related barriers. Accessibility solutions may include: in-class accommodations; exam accommodations; transition supports; adaptive technology solutions; academic strategy solutions; etc. Join this webinar to learn more about changes happening within QSAS, how to register for our services, and have your questions about accommodations at Queen’s answered.
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Health Sciences: Student and Supporter/Family Q&A
Monday, July 19th, 2021, 4:00-5:30pm, EDT

  • Incoming Health Sciences students and their supporters are invited to join Program Director Dr. Michael Adams, Health Sciences Society President Lynne Altow, and current BHSc Students at a town hall style event where you will be able to ask all of your questions about student life, academics, and more.
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First Year Not In Residence Student (FYNIRS) Webinar
Wednesday, July 21st, 2021, 4:00-5:00pm, EDT

  • Is your student living off campus this fall? Did you know about the First Year Not In Residence Student (FYNIRS) group? Join us to learn how upper year students known as “Landlords” can help ease your student's transition to Queen’s and provide specific resources for living off campus – whether that be with family, friends, or in their own space!
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Con-Ed, Arts & Science: Learn About the Con-ed Program
Wednesday, July 21st, 2021, 6:00-7:00pm, EDT

  • Welcome Con-Eddies, family members, and supporters! Join us online for a webinar on the Queen's Concurrent Education program beginning Fall of 2021, hosted by Student Services Office, Faculty of Education. A perfect opportunity to learn more about the program and attend a Q&A session where we will respond to any questions you may have. Not able to make it to the webinar?
  • Please email any questions you have to the following email address: We would love to hear from you!
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Academic Success & Wellness Webinar
Thursday, July 22nd, 2021, 7:00-8:00pm, EDT

  • Discover the connection between wellness and academic success plus learn proactive steps your student can take to maintain their well-being and succeed in school. Have your questions answered by Dr. Ian Garner from Student Academic Success Services (SAS) and Beth Blackett from Student Wellness Services (SWS).
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Living in Residence at Queen's
Friday, July 23rd, 2021, 3:00-4:00pm, EDT

  • Students who will be living in residence in the fall can join us to learn more about the residence environment, available resources, expectations, and information on what to pack for a successful transition!
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Residence Move-In Webinar
Wednesday, August 18th, 2021, 2:00-3:00pm, EDT

  • Join us to learn more about the move-in process for residences this year.  We will discuss getting to campus, key pickup, what to bring, how move-in works, COVID19 protocols, and other considerations for the big day.
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Keep Track of Important Dates and Deadlines

View the Office of the University Registrar Key Dates PDF (500 KB)

Learn About SASS - A Guide to Student Academic Success

Meet Susan Korba, the director of the Student Academic Success Services (SASS). In this introductory video, Susan explores some of the many services available to students who come to SASS. These include but are not limited to: academic advising, writing at university, and learning strategy development. To learn more visit the SASS website.


Check this webpage for parents, family members and supporters, with links to lots of information, including Fall 2020 Faculty/School-specific plans and Residences. Many of your questions will be answered at the links provided.