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Computing Orientation


Computing Orientation Week is for all incoming students enrolled in the School of Computing (this includes Computing and the Creative Arts and Computing and Mathematics). This four day action-packed orientation will prepare students for the challenges of University and acquaint them with their peers - and set them up for a successful first year at Queen's!

During our week, Students will be led by our student leaders (TECHs) across campus to participate in numerous awesome activities. We're been known for our legendary CompSci Cup and the Wolfe Island Corn Maze to name a few, however we've added some new events this year too. What is orientation week?     

  • Our  faculty Orientation Week will run from September 3rd - 5th, 8th, 2018. There will be a variety of activities offered every day. Even though we encourage you to come out to all of the events, they are all completely optional.

  • Techs are upper-year Computing students who are all trained and dedicated to leading Orientation Week activities, answering your questions, and acting as general supports through Orientation Week and beyond.

  • Our week is organized by a group called the Tech Committee. There are eight members of this committee this year. They all oversee the planning of the week, the TECHs, and they ensure that the week runs as smoothly as it possibly can.

NOTE: If you wish to participate in the Computing Orientation Week, do not register for the Arts and Science Orientation Week! Our week has a separate fee and we still have the opportunity to participate in a number of different events with general Arts and Science students. Registration will open via our website: http://qcomputingorientation.ca

For all financial accessibility concerns please fill out the bursary application when registering and feel free to contact Scott Reed (orientation@compsa.queensu.ca) with any concerns.

We strive to make our Orientation Week as inclusive and accessible as possible; we want all new students in Computing to be able to enjoy our Orientation Week to the fullest! Not only is this an unforgettable experience that happens once in a lifetime, but it's a great way to meet your classmates before class starts. We can't wait to see you there!

Check out http://qcomputingorientation.ca for more details and look us up on Facebook for more information as we draw closer to September. If you have any questions about Computing, Queen’s or Orientation Week; don’t hesitate to email Scott Reed, this year’s High Tech, at orientation@compsa.queensu.ca!

See you in September!