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Get Ready: Summer Jumpstart

Whether you are excited or nervous (or a mix of both!) about your first year at Toronto Metropolitan University, we've got you! We're hosting events, workshops, and other experiences for students and their parents and supporters to help all incoming TMU students get ready for their first semester. Our goal with the Get Ready Summer Jumpstart program is to offer enhanced summer transition programming for all incoming students to ensure you are feeling TMU ready to be successful as a first-year student.

Get Ready: Summer Jumpstart events and workshops are available for viewing now and the information below will give you all of the details you need to participate! Be sure to subscribe to our newsletter and sign up for PeopleGrove when the time comes for access to new events and to receive information about the upcoming Get Ready: Summer Jumpstart program.

The fun starts on Tuesday, July 4th, 2022 and continues into the start of Orientation Week on August 28th, 2022! 

 We Are Ready to Help You With:

A List of Summer Transition Programs

We want to ensure that you have all of the information you need for the programming happening throughout the summer that will support your transition into TMU.

Multiple Ways to Experience Our Programming

Considering diverse learning styles and preferences, all of our programming will utilize multiple methods of delivery including online instructor-led learning, self-directed e-learning, and drop-in sessions (if/when it is possible).

Pathways to Guide Your Transition

During Get Ready: Summer Jumpstart, structured pathways will guide you through writing, math, study skills, wellness and community-focused programs to ease the transition into your studies in the Fall 2022 term. You can choose to follow these pathways or create your own learning experience! Programming will utilize technology platforms that you will also use throughout your studies at TMU, preparing you for life at TMU both online and in-person.

Have questions?

Email summerjumpstart@ryerson.ca for more information.

How to Access Get Ready: Summer Jumpstart

Get Ready: Summer Jumpstart is a comprehensive pre-orientation program structured into 5 distinct streams, including, community, health and wellness, math, study skills and writing. When the time comes you will be directed via email to create your PeopleGrove account in order to access information and view the events calendar. 

What is PeopleGrove?

PeopleGrove is a student engagement and learning platform that you will use to access the various learning pathways, view the events calendar and interact with your peers, upper year students and staff. These interactions take place through the use of discussion boards around specific areas of interest (e.g. your program of choice) or through the use of 1 to 1 connections based your personal interests, questions you may have or areas of interest.

Get Ready: Summer Jumpstart on PeopleGrove

Want to know what we're planning for Get Ready: Summer Jumpstart? Keep scrolling! We're adding new things everyday! For up-to-date access, make sure you register to join PeopleGrove by accessing the link in your email. Once in, you'll be able to see the full event schedule, earn badges and prizes for participation. See you there!

Didn't receive an email and need access? Email us at summerjumpstart@ryerson.ca

Our Community Ready programs are ready to welcome you to TMU by connecting you with current and new students in fun ways. We have discussion circles, game nights, and more. Get a feel for the kind of community you're now a part of and join us!

Get Ready: Summer Jumpstart program begins on Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Topic

Description

Express Yourself: Painting T-Shirts

Overview

To kick off Summer Jumpstart each student will be given a white t-shirt and fabric paint where they can paint a design they feel best represents them. They will be able to express themselves on the shirts and show other students who they are. These shirts can be worn by the students throughout the summer jumpstart program and beyond! This event will allow a space for students to connect with one another in a fun, chill atmosphere

Date

Tuesday, July 5, 2022; 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location

Sheldon and Tracy Levy Student Learning Centre (SLC) 6th floor

Commuter Info & Safety Tips

Overview

Join us to learn about various ways to get to campus via public transit! We'll answer questions, share tips, and hear from TMU's Community Safety and Security team on how to commute safely.

Dates

Tuesday, July 12, 2022; 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location

TBD

DIY Snack jars

Overview

Who doesnt love free snacks? This DIY snack jar event willl consist of various snacks on a "snack bar". Students will be given mason jars that they can decorate and fill up!

Date

Wednesday, July 13, 2022; 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location

TBD

Level Up Info Session

Overview

Come play and learn about the Level Up program! Through the Level Up program you can develop transferable skills while collecting badges to showcase your learning.

Dates

Monday, July 18, 2022; 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Location

TBD

Guided Paint Event

Overview

Join us at Kerr Quad for an afternoon of creativity and relaxation as we host a guided paint event fit for students of all skill levels! All supplies will be provided, but there are limited seats so reserve your spot now! google formRegister here, external link, opens in new window

Date

Wednesday, July 20, 2022; 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location

Kerr Quad/Sheldon and Tracy Levy Student Learning Centre (SLC) 4th Floor

Beat the Heat Games

Overview

Join us at Kerr Quad for an afternoon of creativity and relaxation as for some active games at the quad. Head towards the SLC to cool down and play some board games and bond along with your peers. Board games create a great team environment and make new friends.

Date

Wednesday July 27, 2022; 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location

Sheldon and Tracy Levy Student Learning Centre (SLC) 8th Floor

Stranger Things Viewing Party

Overview

If you're looking for a mystery-filled evening, look no further than our Stranger Things Viewing Party! Come to POD-250, for a viewing party of the latest season with the evening full of Stranger Things themed games, a "make-your-own" waffle station, and more! For accommodations, please fill out this form, external link, opens in new window.

Date

Friday, August 5, 2022; 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location

POD 250

Bubble Soccer

Overview

If you’re after fun and laughs, this is the event for you! All about smashing into your friends, bouncing around and rolling across the grass in inflatable Zorb balls. Matches are around 10-15 minutes in length and the game is played on rotation. Bubble soccer makes for a great team building challenge & there are no skils required!

Date

Thursday, August 11, 2022; 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Location

Kerr Quad

A Day in the Life at TMU

Overview

Wondering what it's really like to attend TMU? At this in-person event you'll hear mini lectures from TMU profs across disciplines. You'll also have the opportunity to develop leadership skills, connect with staff, and learn about academic supports and wellness resources available at the university. a free lunch will be available to participants.

Date

Wednesday, August 17, 2022; 10:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Rogers Communication Centre (RCC), 2nd Floor

Karaoke

Overview

Get the chance to showcase your singing skills and have a fun time with your friends! Come sing your heart out at our Karaoke event. Perform a solo or sing as a group, the best and most memorable performances will win some awesome prizes! Date

Wednesday, August 17, 2022; 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location

Sheldon and Tracy Levy Student Learning Centre (SLC)

Our Math Ready courses are taught by our math program specialists in Learning Support and have been specially redesigned this year to suit students needing to brush up on their math or who want a taste of what a first year math experience might be like. 

Topic Description
Self-Directed Learning: Advanced Functions for Engineering and Science Students

Overview

Take some time to learn or review the Advanced Functions curriculum at your own pace through instructional videos and interactive practice modules. The content is explicitly selected for engineering and science students. This content does not replace a Grade 12 U Mathematics prerequisite for admission. However, it is available anytime you need a refresher on high school math topics.

Date

Begins Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at 12:00 AM

Ends Sunday, August 28, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Location

Online

Self-Directed Learning: Advanced Functions for Business Technology Management and Accounting and Finance Students

Overview

Take some time to learn or review the Advanced Functions curriculum at your own pace through instructional videos and interactive practice modules. The content is selected specifically for students entering the Business Technology Management Program or the Accounting and Finance Program. This content does not replace a Grade 12 U Mathematics prerequisite for admission. However, it is available anytime you need a refresher on high school math topics.

Date

Begins Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at 12:00 AM

Ends Sunday, August 28, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Location

Online

Self-Directed Learning: Calculus

Overview

Take some time to learn or review the Calculus curriculum at your own pace through instructional videos and interactive practice modules. The content is applicable for students going into Engineering, Science, Business Technology Management or Accounting and Finance. This content does not replace a Grade 12 U Mathematics prerequisite for admission. However, it is available anytime you need a refresher on high school math topics.

Date

Begins Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at 12:00 AM

Ends Sunday, August 28, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Location

Online

Self-Directed Learning: Grade 10 Math Concepts Review

Overview

Take some time to learn or review the Grade 10 curriculum at your own pace, through instructional videos and interactive practice modules. The content is selected specific for students going into Retail Management, Business Management or Hotel and Toursim Management who has to take QMS110 in Fall 2021. This content does not replace any Mathematics prerequisite for admission. However, it is available anytime you need a refresher on high school math topics.

Date

Begins Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at 12:00 AM

Ends Sunday, August 28, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Location

Online

Information Webinar for Engineering and Science Students

Overview

Students will learn about the different Math preparation programs that are available for Engineering and Science Students in July and August. This session will show students how to access and use the materials step-by-step. There will also an opportunity for students to ask questions about these math programs.

Date

Wednesday, July 13, 2022: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location

Online via Zoom

Information Webinar for Business Technology Management and Accounting and Finance Students

Overview

Students will learn about the different Math preparation programs available for Business Technology Management and Accounting and Finance Students in July and August. This session will show students how to access and use the materials step-by-step. There will also be an opportunity for students to ask questions about these math programs.

Date

Thursday, July 14, 2022: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location

Online via Zoom

Information Webinar for Retail Management, Business Management and Hospitality and Tourism Management Students

Overview

Students will learn about the different Math preparation programs available for Retail Management, Business Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management Students in July and August. This session will show students how to access and use the materials step-by-step. There will also be an opportunity for students to ask questions about these math programs.

Date

Friday, July 15, 2022; 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location

Online via Zoom

Meet and Greet Professor Arash Islami

Overview

Meet and Greet Professor Arash Islami, instructor of the Math Kickstarter Program for Business Management, Retail Management and Hospitality and Tourism Management students. This session will cover the following:
- an overview of the curriculum
- the learning management system that housed all the course content
- how to access course content
Students will have an opportunity to ask questions in the Q&A segment.

Date

Wednesday, August 10, 2022: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location

Online via Zoom

Meet and Greet Professor Saeid Samiezadeh

Overview

Meet and Greet Professor Saeid Samiezadeh, instructor of the Step-Ahead Math Program for Faculty of Science students. This session will cover the following:
- an overviw of the curriculum
- the learning management system that housed all the course content
- how to access course content
Students will have an opportunity to ask questions in the Q&A segment.

Date

Thursday, August 11, 2022: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location

Online via Zoom

Faculty of Science Step-Ahead Math Course

Overview

What do Polynomial, Inequalities, Absolute Value, Trigonometry, Functions, Inverse, Limits, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions have in common? These nine major concepts are key to success in first-year math courses in the Faculty of Science. Students will take part in online lectures, labs and one-on-one tutoring as we review these topics.

Date

Duration: August 15- August 26, 2022 | 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Lectures:
Monday, August 15 - Thursday, August 18, 2022; 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Monday, August 22 - Thursday, August 25, 2022; 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Labs:
Friday, August 19, 2022; 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Friday, August 26 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location

Online via Zoom

Ted Rogers School of Management: Math Kickstarter Program

Overview

What do number systems, scientific notations, exponents, solving algebraic equations, set theory, Cartesian Coordinate System, functions, and relations have in common? These eight major topics are the building blocks of QMS110 for Hospitality and Tourism Management, Retail Management, and School of Business Management students. Students will take part in online lectures, labs and one-on-one tutoring as we review these topics!

Date

Duration: August 15- August 26, 2022 | 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Lectures:
Monday, August 15- Thursday, August 18, 2022; 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Monday, August 22 - Thursday, August 25, 2022; 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Labs:
Friday, August 19, 2022; 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Friday, August 26, 2022; 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Note: Actual time might be subject to change.

Location

Online via Zoom

University writing doesn't need to be scary! Our writing consultants are ready to help you understand citations, academic writing principles, and get beyond the hamburger essay. With introductory modules you can work through anytime, live Zoom lectures, and virtual office hours, we're ready to help you!

Topic Description

Runway to University Writing

Overview

Wondering what written assignments are like in university? This quick module will give you a sneak peak at the major types of writing assignments encountered by undergraduate students across disciplines and how the writing process can work for you!

What's your point?: Argument and Structure 

Overview

Whatever happened to the 'hamburger essay'? In this short module students will be introduced to the idea of a thesis statement and learn about the key differences between university and highschool writing.


Zoom Lecture

Get into an argument with us! Learn what makes a strong thesis statement and you'll never lose another debate.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022; 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Thursday July 14, 2022 from 11:10 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Virtual Office Hours

Drop by the (virtual) office to get more insight on this week's topic. Any question about university-level writing is fair game. AMA!

Thursday, July 14, 2022; 12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Prove it!: Scholarly Research and Writing 

Overview

The proof is in the pudding...or in this case, the journal articles! In this short e-learning module, you will learn how to make your arguments convincing with the help of scholarly sources.

 

Zoom Lecture

What’s the difference between description, opinion and analysis in writing? In this live Zoom lecture, you will learn to incorporate your own ideas into existing scholarly literature using critical reading, note taking, and analysis skills.

Monday, July 18, 2022; 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, July 21, 2022; 11:10 AM to 12:00 PM

 

Virutal Office Hours

Drop by the (virtual) office to get more insight on this week's topic. Any question about university-level writing is fair game. AMA!

Thursday, July 21, 2022; 12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Cite it!: The Basics of Referencing and Citations 

Overview

This is all about the “P” word, AKA...plagiarism! In this short e-learning module you'll learn the importance of giving credit to the scholars whose ideas and research you use in your papers.

 

Zoom Lecture
Learn how to properly reference your work in university. Formats like APA and MLA provide frameworks that you will use to credit others' academic work and avoid issues with Toronto Met's academic integrity policy.

Monday, July 25, 2022; 3:10 PM- 4:00 PM
Thursday July 28, 2022; 11:10 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Virtual Office Hours
Drop by the (virtual) office to get more insight on this week's topic. Any question about university-level writing is fair game. AMA!

Thursday, July 28, 2022; 12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Review It!: Effective Editing and Common Grammar Errors

Overview
Let your ideas shine! Learn self-editing strategies that can help you reduce the number of mistakes in your paper and make your ideas more clear.

 

Zoom Lecture
Let's make grammar errors a thing of the past! Tune in to this live Zoom lecture to learn how to avoid grammar mistakes that will confuse your reader.

Monday, August 1, 2022; 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, August 4, 2022; 11:10 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Virtual Office Hours
Drop by the (virtual) office to gain insight into this week's topic or to get help with your writing. Any question about university-level writing is fair game!

Thursday, August 4, 2022; 12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Think Critically About It!: Social Justice and Writing

Overview
Want to write like an activist? Check out this short module to learn how you can incorporate social justice themes into your academic writing. You'll even learn some tips for writing about social justice on social media!

 

Zoom Lecture
What's the role of identity in academic writing? Join like-minded peers at a workshop where we'll think critically about the influence of factors like race, class, and colonialism on the expectations around academic writing.

Monday, August 15, 2022; 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, August 18, 2022; 11:10 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Virtual Office Hours
Drop by the (virtual) office to gain insight into this week's topic or to get help with your writing. Any question about university-level writing is fair game!

Thursday, August 18, 2022; 12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Let's Talk About It!: A session for students who use English as an additional language

Zoom Lecture
Are you a student who uses English as an additional language? Check out this live Zoom presentation for an overview of our programming designed specifically to provide English writing and speaking skill development to students like you. There will be time for questions and answers during this session.

Thursday, August 11, 2022; 1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

There's so many different ways to learn and study - our learning specialists can help you find what works for you! We can help you understand what to expect in first year, help you practice strategies and build habits for success, and more!

Topic Description
Welcome to University! Post-Secondary Navigation

Overview

Congratulations on embarking on this next stage, as this year marks the beginning of your university journey. With the many questions and concerns you may have, we invite all first-year students to join our workshop on post-secondary navigation. Here, we will discuss all things introductory to TMU, including groups and clubs, discounts and offers, TMU navigation, a crash course on the campus and more. Welcome again, and we hope to see you soon!

 

Dates

Wednesday, July 6, 2022; 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

The Technicals of TMU: How to Best Thrive as a First Year

Overview

A big welcome to all incoming students! As an incoming student, you might be asking, "How do I best thrive as a first-year student?" It's essential to know the ins and outs of TMU, and all the support systems we offer. With the many resources and support services found on campus, students at TMU can make the most of their first-year!

From identifying the best resources for international students to learning about the best apps to use during your first-year, please join us to learn more about the technicals of TMU. See you soon!

 

Dates

Tuesday, July 12, 2022; 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, July 14, 2022; 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

Navigating Classroom Life! Lectures, Labs and Tutorials

Overview

As the school year approaches, many incoming TMU students will experience the university classroom for the first time! As you will quickly identify the differences from your high school experience, this workshop will get you up to speed on understanding and navigating through the essentials of a university lecture, lab and tutorial!

Are you interested in learning about practical note-taking skills, how to read a course syllabus, and how to communicate with your professor effectively? Please join us for our workshop on navigating university classroom life. See you soon!

 

Dates

Tuesday, July 19, 2022; 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, July 21, 2022; 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

Living your Best Life! Make the Most of Toronto and TMU Life

Overview

Are you interested in the activities and nightlife that TMU has to offer? Maybe you're new to Toronto and want to be able to get around? Many incoming students are excited to be attending university in the heart of the city, Yonge-Dundas square.

In this workshop, we address tips and strategies on balancing your academic and personal life, safely making the most of your university experience, and living your best student life! During your first-year, let's make the most of Toronto and fully immerse ourselves in TMU campus culture! We hope to see you there!

 

Dates

Tuesday, July 26, 2022; 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, July 28, 2022; 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

Get Ready: Time and Task Management

Overview

Are you interested in learning about the different ways to manage your time and tasks at TMU? Are you interested in exploring various time and task management tools? Please join us to learn about the top strategies for managing your time and energy effectively. We are here to support you!

Dates

Tuesday, August 2, 2022; 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, August 4, 2022; 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

Get Ready: Test and Assignment Preparation

Overview

Are you interested in learning how you can maximize your efforts in assignment and test preparation? As an incoming student, it is important to effectively prepare for midterms, assignments and final exams in university. Please join us for our workshop on test and assignment preparation. We hope to see you there!

Dates

Tuesday, August 9, 2022; 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, August 11, 2022; 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

Our Health and Active Well-being programs are offered by our partners in Student Wellbeing and Athletics and Recreation and are designed to help support your health and help you build habits and learn new strategies for taking care and for thriving as a student. These sessions will help you to prepare physically and mentally for the road ahead, including weekly exercises and a showcase of student wellbeing services. 

Topic Description
Yoga

Overview

A traditional style that uses classical yoga postures and stretches with a focus on alignment and breath to develop flexibility and relaxation at a comfortable pace.

Date

Every Monday, starting July 4, 2022; 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Location

Athletic Centre (RAC) Studio 1

Reality Kickboxing

Overview

Students will experience this awesome kickboxing workout in an encouraging environment. Focus mitts & shields will be used to give you a reality based kickboxing experience but always with a heavy dose of fun. Get your defense on! (Personal boxing gloves & wraps are optional.)

Date

Every Tuesday, starting July 5, 2022; 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Location

Athletic Centre (RAC) Studio 1

Hip-Hop Fitness

Overview

Students will experience some high energy dance-fitness, highlighting Hip Hop and Funk styles taught to a compilation of popular Hip Hop and R&B music. Come learn some dance steps and find your style!

Date

Every Wednesday, starting July 6, 2022; 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Location

Athletic Centre (RAC) Studio 1

Spin Express

Overview

Indoor cycling, often called spinning, is a form of exercise with classes focusing on endurance, strength, intervals, high intensity and recovery, and involves using a special stationary exercise bicycle with a weighted flywheel in a classroom setting.

Date

Every Thursday, starting July 7, 2022; 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Location

Athletic Centre (RAC) Studio 2

FUNctional FULL BODY (Circuit Training)

Overview

A super charged fun full body workout! That moves away from traditional exercises and uses equipment found in our very own FUNCTIONAL TRAINING ROOM at the RAC! The equipment & the exercises focus on replicating the body’s natural movement patterns to build true strength using a circuit style.

Date

Every Friday, starting July 8, 2022; 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Location

Athletic Centre (RAC) Studio 1 + Functional Training Room

Drop In Basketball

Overview

Being physically active and having social connections on campus has been proven to positively impact academic performance. Moving your body and staying connected with peers is not just “taking a break” from studying: it is an integral part of being at the top of your academic game. Drop in for organized basketball will provide an opportunity to get familiar with the programming and connect with other students.

Date

July 13 & 27, August 10 & 24 at 5:30-6:30 PM

Location

Athletic Centre (RAC) 1 Gym

Drop In Soccer

Overview

Being physically active and having social connections on campus has been proven to positively impact academic performance. Moving your body and staying connected with peers is not just “taking a break” from studying: it is an integral part of being at the top of your academic game. Drop in for organized indoor soccer will provide an opportunity to get familiar with the programming and connect with other students.

Date

July 14 & 28, August 11 & 25 at 5:30-6:30 PM

Location

Athletic Centre (RAC) 1 Gym

Wellness Walks

Overview

Wellness Walks will be an event that encourages our students to enjoy Toronto’s outdoors this summer as we get outside not just for physical activity, but to de-stress, refocus, and increase our connection to nature. We will be visiting areas around downtown Toronto such as Allen Gardens to explore the summer beauty of Toronto as we:
- Relax, de stress and improve our moods
- Get to know the natural beauty of the city
- Improve health and fitness levels

Date

Begins July 9; August 6 

Location

Meet at 33 Gerrard St West

The Tri-Mentoring Program aims to provide and hold safe spaces for students who identify as part of an equity seeking group to connect and share their experiences. Students will have the opportunity to explore their identity, join a community, and gain knowledge of resources. Working from an anti-oppressive framework, our group mentoring sessions will endeavor to support students in finding a sense of belonging and empowering  students to discover what they need to be successful in their post-secondary journey.

Topic Description
Lusophone Students

Overview

This event is part of a series of Pre-Orientation events hosted by the Tri-Mentoring Program. It is designed to help acquaint incoming Lusophone students with the university’s resources and programming. Current students who self-identify with the group are welcome to attend for a refresher on the services and opportunities for their community.

Date

Tuesday, July 12, 2022; 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

Jewish Students

Overview

This event is part of a series of Pre-Orientation events hosted by the Tri-Mentoring Program. It is designed to help acquaint incoming Jewish students with the university’s resources and programming. Current students who self-identify with the group are welcome to attend for a refresher on the services and opportunities for their community.

Date

Monday, July 18, 2022; 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

Women in STEM

Overview

This event is part of a series of Pre-Orientation events hosted by the Tri-Mentoring Program. It is designed to help acquaint incoming Women in STEM with the university’s resources and programming. Current students who self-identify with the group are welcome to attend for a refresher on the services and opportunities for their community.

Date

Thursday, July 14, 2022; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

Back to Basics: How to Talk to Profs

Overview

In this session, students will learn to approach professors, with a focus on building relationships and networks, and asking questions. They will identify challenges communicating with professors as well as share strategies they can use for relationship building.

Date

Wednesday, July 20, 2022; 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

Mature Students

Overview

This event is part of a series of Pre-Orientation events hosted by the Tri-Mentoring Program. It is designed to help acquaint incoming Mature students with the university’s resources and programming. Current students who self-identify with the group are welcome to attend for a refresher on the services and opportunities for their community.

Date

Wednesday, July 20, 2022; 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

Black Identifying Students

Overview

This event is part of a series of Pre-Orientation events hosted by the Tri-Mentoring Program. It is designed to help acquaint incoming Black identifying students with the university’s resources and programming. Current students who self-identify with the group are welcome to attend for a refresher on the services and opportunities for their community.

Date

Monday, July 25, 2022; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

Filipinx Students

Overview

This event is part of a series of Pre-Orientation events hosted by the Tri-Mentoring Program. It is designed to help acquaint incoming Filipinx students with the university’s resources and programming. Current students who self-identify with the group are welcome to attend for a refresher on the services and opportunities for their community.

Date

Tuesday, July 26, 2022; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

Back to Basics: Scholarships & Bursaries

Overview

This session will familiarize students with the AwardSpring system, application form, and personal statement guidelines. They will be able to identify the various components of a strong personal statement and explain two strategies for writing a strong application letter.

Date

Thursday, July 28, 2022; 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

First Generation Students

Overview

This event is part of a series of Pre-Orientation events hosted by the Tri-Mentoring Program. It is designed to help acquaint incoming Filipinx students with the university’s resources and programming. Current students who self-identify with the group are welcome to attend for a refresher on the services and opportunities for their community.

Date

Thursday, July 28, 2022; 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

Latinx Students

Overview

This event is part of a series of Pre-Orientation events hosted by the Tri-Mentoring Program. It is designed to help acquaint incoming Latinx students with the university’s resources and programming. Current students who self-identify with the group are welcome to attend for a refresher on the services and opportunities for their community.

Date

Wednesday, August 3, 2022; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

Students with Disabilities

Overview

This event is part of a series of Pre-Orientation events hosted by the Tri-Mentoring Program. It is designed to help acquaint incoming Students with Disabilities with the university’s resources and programming. Current students who self-identify with the group are welcome to attend for a refresher on the services and opportunities for their community.

Date

Thurday, August 4, 2022; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

Muslim Women

Overview

This event is part of a series of Pre-Orientation events hosted by the Tri-Mentoring Program. It is designed to help acquaint incoming Muslim women students with the university’s resources and programming. Current students who self-identify with the group are welcome to attend for a refresher on the services and opportunities for their community.

Date

Tuesday, August 9, 2022; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

East & South East Asian Students

Overview

This event is part of a series of Pre-Orientation events hosted by the Tri-Mentoring Program. It is designed to help acquaint incoming East & South East Asian students with the university’s resources and programming. Current students who self-identify with the group are welcome to attend for a refresher on the services and opportunities for their community.

Date

Wednesday, August 10, 2022; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

2SLGBTQ+ Students

Overview

This event is part of a series of Pre-Orientation events hosted by the Tri-Mentoring Program. It is designed to help acquaint incoming 2SLGBTQ+ students with the university’s resources and programming. Current students who self-identify with the group are welcome to attend for a refresher on the services and opportunities for their community.

Date

Thursday, August 11, 2022; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

Location

Online via Zoom

For access to the Zoom virtual events, you will need to create a Zoom account (you can use your personal email for this). Links for all of the Zoom sessions above can be found in Get Ready: Summer Jumpstart on PeopleGrove

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