Orientation: Capture the Spirit!

For new students starting school at the University of Guelph­Humber in Fall 2017, your Orientation will take place on one of the following days:

Note: ECS & FCSS Hybrid Transfer students click here to learn more about your Orientation.

For the International Student Orientation please contact matthew.keefe@humber.ca for more information and to register.

#GHOrientation Schedule

GH Orientation Schedule
Time Session
8:30 AM

Mix & Mingle

Discover UofGH support services, find out how to get involved on campus, and have your questions answered.

9:15 AM

Squad Goals

Meet your FYE group, connect with your colour team, and learn about the competition for UofGH’s coveted Orientation trophy.

9:45 AM Welcome

Hear from the Office of the Vice-Provost, Student Life, and student government.

10:00 AM

Journey to the Centre of Your Strengths

Uncover your natural talents and learn how to develop those talents into strengths in university and beyond.

11:15 AM


Gain tips on how to be successful during your first year in your program. Look out for an email on August 21 with instructions for completing your CliftonStrengths assessment. You’ll need to bring your results with you for this session.

12:15 PM Concurrent Session (you’ll rotate through these 3 sessions in your colour teams)
  1. Lunch
  2. The Real Deal

What you don't know CAN hurt you! Learn about academic integrity and how it applies to information sharing, working in groups, tests and exams!

  1. Minute to Win It!

Demonstrate the importance of balancing your time in university. Meet your academic deadlines and still have time to make the most of your student experience.

2:00 PM

Capture the Spirit

Showcase your school spirit and become a part of UofGH history!

2:30 PM

End of Day


First Year Experience Kick-Off Party

Wednesday, September 6 | 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM | GH Building, Room GH 117

The day before classes start, come to campus to see the amazing and entertaining guest speaker Joel Hilchey! Joel has spoken to thousands of university students across the country, and he's coming to the University of Guelph-Humber to help kick off the First Year Experience for all new UofGH students!

Registration for the FYE Kick-Off Party is now open! Register here.

Street Festival

Wednesday, September 6 | 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM | LRC Building Courtyard

No registration required.

LGBTQ+ Mix & Mingle

Thursday, September 7 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | LGBTQ+ Resource Centre, E Building

No registration required.

Aboriginal Jingle & Mingle

Thursday, September 7 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Aboriginal Resource Centre, LRC Building

No registration required.


Frosh events are hosted by IGNITE, your student government. For more information, please visit: ignitestudentlife.com/frosh or call 416-675-5051.