Student Experience Office

Student Experience Office
Student Experience Office

Important Dates - National Experiences

August 2018

Applications Open: Wednesday, August 1, 2018

October 2018

Information Sessions: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 from 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM and Monday, October 22, 2018 from 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM in Gordon Hall 302

Please note: Information Sessions are an opportunity to learn more about Queen’s Cares, its locations, cost, and financial support available and to have your questions answered. These are not mandatory sessions.

Application Deadline: Sunday, October 28, 2018 4:00pm

November 2018

Offers Sent: Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Logistical Meetings (choose one): Tuesday November 20th and Thursday November 22nd, 2019 2:00pm  (Gordon Hall Room 324)

First half of Queen’s Cares payment (non-refundable) and confirmation of Offer of Acceptance due: Friday, November 23rd, 2018

January 2019

Second half of Queen’s Cares payment due: Friday, January 11th, 2019

Orientation Session #1: Saturday, January 26, 2019 (time and location TBD)

Orientation workshops are designed to prepare participants for their Queen’s Cares experience, while providing a venue and opportunity for team building within your Queen’s Cares group. Participants will enjoy various presentations, strengthen facilitation skills, learn about critical thinking and intercultural competence, and dialogue with their peers about their hopes and fears regarding their experience. These workshops are a great way to get to know your teammates, ask questions about your experience, and begin to learn about the culture and community in which you are about to be immersed.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Attendance at the Orientation Workshops are mandatory. 

February 2019

Orientation Session #2: Saturday, February 2, 2019 (time and location TBD)

Reading Week Experience: February 19 - 22, 2019                                                    

March 2019

Post-Experience Debrief and Showcase Planning Sessions (drop-in): February 27th, March 1st, and March 4th (location and times TBD)

Queen’s Cares Showcase: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 5:30pm-7:30pm in Agnes Atrium