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SOAR Schedule


Interested in seeing exactly what you'll be doing during SOAR? Schedules for each program day can be found below. Please note that SOAR schedules are different depending on your faculty and program, so be sure to check the proper schedule. Check-in begins at 9:00 am on each program day, with programming beginning at 9:30 am. 

Daily schedules are subject to change. 

Arts & Science Schedule (July 12, 13, 14, 15)

Time

Session

Location

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Check-In and Light Refreshments

Biosciences Atrium

9:30 am – 9:40 am

Program Welcome

Biosciences AUD

9:40 am – 10:00 am

Professor’s Perspective: Academic Expectations

Biosciences AUD

10:00 am – 10:35 am

Arts & Science General Presentation

Biosciences AUD

10:35 am – 11:05 am

Nuts & Bolts of Enrollment, Registration & Fees

Biosciences AUD

11:05 am – 11:20 am

Break

Biosciences Atrium

11:20 am – 12:05 pm

 

Students: Introduction to Student Life

Walter Light Auditorium

Families: Academic Support Services and Campus Resources and Supports

Biosciences AUD

12:05 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch

Resource fair, academic advising, residence tour, and consultations with staff on topics including severe allergies, academic accommodations, and wellness.

Ban Righ Dining Hall

2:00 pm – 2:20 pm

Living in Residence

Biosciences AUD

2:20 pm – 2:40 pm

Designing Your Career and Life at Queen’s

Biosciences AUD

2:40 pm – 3:50 pm

Students: Strategies for Success & Student Panel

Walter Light AUD

Families: Supporting Your Student

Biosciences AUD

3:50 pm – 4:00 pm

Closing Remarks

Walter Light (Students)

Biosciences AUD (Families)

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Program-Specific Sessions:

  • Computing
  • Con-Ed
  • Kinesiology

 

  • Biosciences 1120
  • Biosciences 1102
  • Biosciences 2111

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Optional Campus Tours (1 hour in length)

Tours leave at 4:00 pm and 4:30pm

Meet in Biosciences Atrium

Arts & Science Schedule 

Bader International Study Centre (BISC) Schedule (July 13, 14)

Time

Session

Location

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Check-In and Light Refreshments

Biosciences Atrium

9:30 am – 9:40 am

Program Welcome

Biosciences Auditorium 

9:40 am – 10:00 am

Professors Perspective 

Biosciences Auditorium 
  Travel Time  

10:05 am – 10:35 am

BISC Welcome 

Arts and Science Welcome 

BISC Academic Program 

Biosciences 1103

10:35 am – 11:05 am

Nuts & Bolts of Enrollment, Registration & Fees

Biosciences 1103

11:05 am – 11:20 am

Break

Biosciences Atrium

11:20 am – 11:40 pm

Pre-Departure Information 

Biosciences 1103

11:40 am - 12:10 pm

VISA, Travel, Health Carre, Accomodations 

Biosciences 1103

12:10 pm – 1:45 pm

Lunch

Resource fair, academic advising, residence tour, and consultations with staff on topics including severe allergies, academic accommodations, and wellness.

Ban Righ Dining Hall

1:45-2:30pm  Campus Life  Mac-Corry D201 
2:30-2:35  Travel Time   

2:35 pm – 3:20 pm

Students: BISC Student Life

Mac-Corry D201 

Families: Supporting Your Student

Mac-Corry D216 
3:20 pm - 3:25 pm Travel Time  
3:25 pm - 3:30 pm Closing Remarks  Mac-Corry D201 
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Meet and Greet Q & A with BISC Staff and former BISC students  Mac-Corry D201 
3:30- 4:00pm  Program Specific Sessions- Con-Ed  Mac-Corry D216

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Optional Campus Tours (1 hour in length)

Tours leave at 4:00 pm and 4:30pm

Meet in Biosciences Atrium

Bader International Study Centre (BISC) Schedule 

Commerce Schedule (July 6, 7)

Time

Session

Location

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Check-In and Light Refreshments

Biosciences Atrium

9:30 am – 9:40 am

Program Welcome

Biosciences AUD

9:40 am – 10:00 am

Professor’s Perspective: Academic Expectations

Biosciences AUD

10:00 am – 10:25 am

Nuts & Bolts of Enrollment, Registration & Fees

Biosciences AUD

10:25 am – 10:45 am

Living in Residence

Biosciences AUD

10:45 am - 11:05 am Designing Your Career and Life at Queen's Biosciences AUD

11:05 am – 11:20 am

Break & Travel Time

Biosciences Atrium

11:20 am – 12:20 pm

 

Students: Icebreaker Activity, Director's Welcome Message, Student Academics and Supports

Goodes Hall 141

Families: Director's Welcome Message, Overview of Commerce Curriculum, Supporting Your Student in Commerce

Goodes Hall Atrium

12:20 pm - 12:30 pm Lunch Transition Time  

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch

Resource fair, residence tour, and consultations with staff on topics including severe allergies, academic accommodations, and wellness.

Ban Righ Dining Hall

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Students: Preparing for Your First Year

Goodes Hall 141

Families: Expert Panel Session

Goodes Hall Atrium

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Mini Fair & Tours of Goodes Hall

Goodes Hall Atrium

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Optional Campus Tour

Leave from Goodes Hall

Commerce Schedule 

Engineering Schedule (July 6, 7)

Time

Session

Location

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Check-In and Light Refreshments

Biosciences Atrium

9:30 am – 9:40 am

Program Welcome

Biosciences AUD

9:40 am – 10:00 am

Professor’s Perspective: Academic Expectations

Biosciences AUD

10:00 am – 10:25 am

Nuts & Bolts of Enrollment, Registration & Fees

Biosciences AUD

10:25 am – 10:45 am

Living in Residence

Biosciences AUD

10:45 am – 11:05 am

Designing Your Career and Life at Queen's

Biosciences AUD

11:05 am - 11:20 am Break Biosciences Atrium

11:20 am – 12:20 pm

 

Students: Strategies for Success

Biosciences 1103

Families: Supporting Your Student

Biosciences AUD

12:20 pm - 12:30 pm Lunch Transition Time  

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch

Resource fair, residence tour, and consultations with staff on topics including severe allergies, academic accommodations, and wellness.

Ban Righ Dining Hall

2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Students: Scavenger Hunt Kinesiology 101 
  Families:  Information Session Kinesiology 100
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Snack Break Kinesiology 100/101
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Q & A Session with Upper Year Engineering Students Kinesiology 101

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Optional Campus Tour or ILC Building Tour 

Leave from Kinesiology 

Engineering Schedule 

Nursing Schedule (July 6)

Time

Session

Location

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Check-In and Light Refreshments

Biosciences Atrium

9:30 am – 9:40 am

Program Welcome

Biosciences AUD

9:40 am – 10:00 am

Professor’s Perspective: Academic Expectations

Biosciences AUD

10:00 am – 10:25 am

Nuts & Bolts of Enrollment, Registration & Fees

Biosciences AUD

10:25 am – 10:45 am

Living in Residence

Biosciences AUD

10:45 am – 11:05 am

Designing Your Career and Life at Queen's

Biosciences Atrium

11:05 am - 11:20 am Break Biosciences Atrium

11:20 am – 12:20 pm

 

Students: Strategies for Success

Biosciences 1103

Families: Supporting Your Student

Biosciences AUD

12:20 pm - 12:30 pm Lunch Transition Time  

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch

Resource fair, residence tour, and consultations with staff on topics including severe allergies, academic accommodations, and wellness.

Ban Righ Dining Hall

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Meet with faculty and current Nursing students:

  • Students will have the opportunity to ask questions to Nursing students and participate in demonstrations in the Patient Simulation Lab
  • Faculty will meet with families and provide information about the Nursing program
  • Faculty and current students will answer any questions students and families may have

Biosciences 1102

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Optional Campus Tour

Leaves from Biosciences Atrium 

Nursing Schedule