Five ways to get involved on campus this fall

Category: Student Experience

Fall is an exciting time at Durham College (DC). It’s an opportunity to get involved in the campus community, make new friends and discover everything the Oshawa and Whitby campuses have to offer. Here are a few ideas to get you started and make the most of your campus experience.

  • 1. Fall Orientation

    New to DC? Throughout the month of September, there are several activities and events scheduled to welcome you to campus. DCFest, movie night and the Get Involved and Services Fair are just a few of the fun ways you can immerse yourself in DC’s campus community and meet other new students.

    Still learning the campus? Keep an eye out for ASK ME volunteers wearing branded T-shirts who are stationed throughout both campuses to help you with directions.

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  • 2. Varsity Sports

    Gather a few new friends and cheer on the Durham Lords! From softball and volleyball to basketball and rugby, there are many opportunities to show your #DCPride courtside.

    Don’t miss the annual Campus Cup on September 5 as the men’s and women’s soccer teams take on Ontario Tech!

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  • 3. DC Crew

    Get involved and contribute to the campus community, while gaining practical work experience and developing their skills! Made up of student volunteers, the DC Crew supports a variety of areas – from helping incoming students at Orientation to sharing their experience on DC’s social media channels as student content creators.

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  • 4. Campus Recreation

    When you feel great it helps improve your studies. Explore all the options available to you through the Campus Health and Wellness Centre, including intramural teams, sports clubs, health programs and services and even free fitness classes!

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  • 5. Student Clubs

    With more than 60 student clubs at DC, you are bound to find one that is a fit for you. From gaming to the arts to cheerleading and philanthropy, these clubs are created and managed by students just like you who are looking to connect with others who have similar interests.

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Need more ideas? Check out this extensive list of ways to get involved at DC.