DC First-year checklist
MAKE YOUR PAYMENT
REGISTER FOR YOUR CLASSES
Course registration for the Spring/Summer semester opens April 22. Find your program’s specific registration date and time on MyCampus under “Need to Know” on the DC Home tab, along with helpful guides on the “How to/Forms” Tab. Remember, you must have paid your $500 non-refundable deposit (domestic students only) or your semester in full (international students) in order to register!
LOOK FOR ACCOMMODATIONS
PICK UP YOUR CAMPUS ID CARD
Once you have registered for classes you can pick -up your Campus ID card which doubles as your U-pass for public transit! Learn more at www.durhamcollege.ca/studentid.
PURCHASE YOUR TEXTBOOKS
BEGIN FINANCIAL PLANNING
Make the most of your money! You can access an online calculator and learn about other fees and payment options at www.durhamcollege.ca/payingyourfees.
GET TO KNOW YOUR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
Be prepared for your first day of class! Review your program for any additional requirements including laptops, police record checks and immunizations at www.durhamcollege.ca/programs.
PRINT YOUR COURSE OUTLINES
This is the best way to keep track of due dates for tests and assignments! Visit MyCampus to find your course outlines.
REVIEW CAMPUS POLICIES
Durham College students are responsible for ensuring they are informed on all college policies. Be sure to review the Academic Integrity policy, the Sexual Violence policy, and the Student Conduct Policy before you arrive in September. Visit www.durhamcollege.ca/policies.
COMPLETE PREP 1000
Now is a good time to complete the mandatory PREP 1000 online module in DC Connect. In addition to providing you with valuable information, this course will also help you become familiar with DC Connect.
SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT WITH THE ACCESS AND SUPPORT CENTRE
If you identify as a person with an exceptionality or have previously received academic accommodation, we encourage you to book an appointment with the Access and Support Centre by calling 905.721.3123 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
DISCOVER OPPORTUNITIES TO GET INVOLVED ON-CAMPUS
Participating in campus activities is one of the best ways to meet new friends. Be sure to get to know the opportunities available to you and how you can get involved. Visit www.durhamcollege.ca/orientation/get-involved to learn more!
By now, you should be feeling confident and ready for your first day at Durham College. Visit www.durhamcollege.ca/orientation to learn about all of the exciting programs and events designed to acquaint you with campus and help you succeed in your first year at Durham College.
DOWNLOAD THE DC MOBILE APP
The official mobile application of Durham College (DC) provides you with important academic, campus and general DC information essential to student and employee success. On campus or on the go access all things DC wherever you are 24/7 from your mobile device.
Our mobile application is currently available on Google Play and the Apple App Store by searching Durham College or using the store links below.
Apple App Store - https://apps.apple.com/us/app/durham-college-mobile/id1473274814
DOWNLOAD THE ALERTUS MASS NOTIFICATION APP
The Alertus App is Durham College’s primary campus mass notification system to notify students and employees of high priority, active threats on campus that have the potential to affect their immediate safety (i.e. a violent aggressor, secure and hold or urgent evacuations). For more information and for instructions to download the app please visit the Alertus Mass Notification App webpage.
FOLLOW DURHAM COLLEGE ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Connect with Durham College through our social media channels. We share important information including tips, tricks and the essential services that are available to DC students.
Be sure to follow DC on your preferred channel and look for the hashtag #GoodToKnowDC.
TWITTER – http://www.durhamcollege.ca/twitter
FACEBOOK – http://www.durhamcollege.ca/facebook
INSTAGRAM – http://www.durhamcollege.ca/instagram
We can’t wait to see you in May!