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Orientation: Capture the Spirit!

For new students starting school at the University of Guelph­-Humber in Fall 2018, your Orientation will take place on one of the following days:

Register for Orientation on Tuesday, August 28, 2018: Business and Kinesiology

Register for Orientation on Wednesday, August 29, 2018: Early Childhood Studies, Family & Community Social Services and Media Studies

Register for Orientation on Thursday, August 30, 2018: Justice Studies and Psychology

Note: Are you a Hybrid Student? Click here to learn more about your Orientation. Online Student? Click here to learn more about your Orientation.

For the International Student Orientation, please contact for more information and to register.

#GHOrientation Schedule

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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


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. 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.

11:15 AM


Gain tips on how to be successful during your first year in your program.

12:15  PM

Concurrent Session (you’ll rotate through three 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. Family Feud – University Style!

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

Pickup your student ID card and parking pass.



Additional Programming


Check back for more updates about Orientation and Welcome Week programming!

First Year Experience Kick-Off

Tuesday, September 4 | 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM | GH Building, room GH 117

The day before classes start, join your FYE Leaders on 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.

LGBTQ+ Mix and Mingle

Tuesday, September 4 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM | LGBTQ+ Resource Centre, E140, E Building

No registration required.

Aboriginal Jingle & Mingle

Wednesday, September 5 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Aboriginal Resource Centre, LRC Building

Street Festival

Wednesday, September 5 | 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM | LRC Building Courtyard


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