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Orientation Events

Orientation Events

We are so excited to see you in September! Please bookmark this page and check back throughout the summer to discover the many exciting events we have in store to welcome you to DC.

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    August 2022

  • Academic Welcome – Faculty of Science, Engineering & Information Technology (SEIT – IT)
    • 9:00 AM — 10:00 AM

    Each program is part of a larger faculty within Durham College, and each faculty has a Dean, Associate Dean, and Student Advisors. Join staff from the Faculty of Science, Engineering & Information Technology (SEIT)'s IT programs for an overview of supports, roles, and faculty-specific information.

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  • Academic Welcome – Faculty of Science, Engineering & Information Technology (SEIT – Science and Engineering)
    • 10:30 AM — 11:30 AM

    Each program is part of a larger faculty within Durham College, and each faculty has a Dean, Associate Dean, and Student Advisors. Join staff from the Faculty of Science, Engineering & Information Technology's Science and Engineering programs for an overview of supports, roles, and faculty-specific information.

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  • Academic Welcome – Faculty of Health Sciences (HS)
    • 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    Each program is part of a larger faculty within Durham College, and each faculty has a Dean, Associate Dean, and Student Advisors.  Join staff from the Faculty of Health Sciences (HS) for an overview of supports, roles, and faculty-specific information.

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  • Academic Welcome – Faculty of Hospitality & Horticultural Science (HHS)
    • 9:00 AM — 10:00 AM

    Each program is part of a larger faculty within Durham College, and each faculty has a Dean, Associate Dean, and Student Advisors. Join staff from the Faculty of Hospitality & Horticultural Science (HHS) for an overview of supports, roles, and faculty-specific information.

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  • Academic Welcome – Faculty of Business
    • 9:00 AM — 10:00 AM

    Each program is part of a larger faculty within Durham College, and each faculty has a Dean, Associate Dean, and Student Advisors. Join staff from the Faculty of Business for an overview of supports, roles, and faculty-specific information.

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  • Academic Welcome – Faculty of Social & Community Services (SCS)
    • 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

    Each program is part of a larger faculty within Durham College, and each faculty has a Dean, Associate Dean, and Student Advisors. Join staff from the Faculty of Social & Community Services (SCS) for an overview of supports, roles, and faculty-specific information.

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  • Academic Welcome – Faculty of Skilled Trades & Apprenticeship (STA)
    • 2:30 PM — 3:30 PM

    Each program is part of a larger faculty within Durham College, and each faculty has a Dean, Associate Dean, and Student Advisors. Join staff from the Faculty of Skilled Trades & Apprenticeship (STA) for an overview of supports, roles, and faculty-specific information.

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  • First-Year Oshawa Campus Tours
    • 11:00 AM — 1:00 PM
    In-person Oshawa Campus, 2000 Simcoe St. N.
    Oshawa, Ontario Canada

    Calling all first-year DC students! The Student Development Office is offering campus tours at our Oshawa campus. We will meet outside the main doors of the Student Services Building (SSB), and tour groups will depart each hour on the hour, starting at 11 a.m., followed by noon and the final tour of the day at 1 p.m. Please arrive at the meeting spot five minutes before your set tour time. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event (e.g., an…

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  • First-Year Whitby Campus Tour
    • 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM
    In-person Whitby Campus, 1610 Champlain Avenue
    Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A7 Canada

    Calling all first-year DC students! The Student Development Office is offering campus tours at our Whitby campus. Join us inside the doors of the Main Building at the Whitby campus, referred to as the atrium. Our tour will start at 11 a.m. sharp, so don't be late! If you require accessibility accommodations for this event (e.g., an interpreter), please feel free to connect with us beforehand so that we can make any necessary arrangements. For any other questions, please contact…

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  • Academic Welcome – Faculty of Media, Art & Design (MAD)
    • 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

    Each program is part of a larger faculty within Durham College, and each faculty has a Dean, Associate Dean, and Student Advisors.  Join staff from the Faculty of Media, Art & Design (MAD) for an overview of supports, roles, and faculty-specific information.

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  • Leading the Way with Enrolment Services
    • 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    Join members of your Enrolment Services team in this engaging workshop about the services provided through enrolment services and discover the many ways we support you during your time at DC. You will learn about choosing your timetable, adding/dropping courses, paying your fees, financial supports, transcripts, how we communicate with you, and much, much more.

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  • First-Year Oshawa Campus Tours
    • 11:00 AM — 1:00 PM
    In-person Oshawa Campus, 2000 Simcoe St. N.
    Oshawa, Ontario Canada

    Calling all first-year DC students! The Student Development Office is offering campus tours at our Oshawa campus. We will meet outside the main doors of the Student Services Building (SSB), and tour groups will depart each hour on the hour, starting at 11 a.m., followed by noon and the final tour of the day at 1 p.m. Please arrive at the meeting spot five minutes before your set tour time. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event (e.g., an…

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  • Ask a Student
    • 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    As a first-year student, you may feel a little overwhelmed with the amount of information you need to keep up with. Who better to ask for help than experienced students at DC? Join us for an informal Q&A session with upper-year student leaders to learn more about navigating campus, online learning, and everything else you need to know about being a first-year student!

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  • First-Year Whitby Campus Tour
    • 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM
    In-person Whitby Campus, 1610 Champlain Avenue
    Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A7 Canada

    Calling all first-year DC students! The Student Development Office is offering campus tours at our Whitby campus. Join us inside the doors of the Main Building at the Whitby campus, referred to as the atrium. Our tour will start at 11 a.m. sharp, so don't be late! If you require accessibility accommodations for this event (e.g., an interpreter), please feel free to connect with us beforehand so that we can make any necessary arrangements. For any other questions, please contact…

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  • First-Year Oshawa Campus Tours
    • 11:00 AM — 1:00 PM
    In-person Oshawa Campus, 2000 Simcoe St. N.
    Oshawa, Ontario Canada

    Calling all first-year DC students! The Student Development Office is offering campus tours at our Oshawa campus. We will meet outside the main doors of the Student Services Building (SSB), and tour groups will depart each hour on the hour, starting at 11 a.m., followed by noon and the final tour of the day at 1 p.m. Please arrive at the meeting spot five minutes before your set tour time. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event (e.g., an…

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  • Transitioning to College for Indigenous Students
    • 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    Suswaaning Endaajig: The First Peoples Indigenous Centre (FPIC) wants to ensure that you are prepared for your first day of classes. Join us as we explore topics such as housing, accessing financial supports, and navigating DC’s online platforms. Building a community of support is key to success in post-secondary education. FPIC connects you with the people and places on campus that will support you throughout your academic journey. This session will also introduce you to departments on campus dedicated to…

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  • First-Year Oshawa Campus Tours
    • 11:00 AM — 1:00 PM
    In-person Oshawa Campus, 2000 Simcoe St. N.
    Oshawa, Ontario Canada

    Calling all first-year DC students! The Student Development Office is offering campus tours at our Oshawa campus. We will meet outside the main doors of the Student Services Building (SSB), and tour groups will depart each hour on the hour, starting at 11 a.m., followed by noon and the final tour of the day at 1 p.m. Please arrive at the meeting spot five minutes before your set tour time. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event (e.g., an…

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  • Achieving Balance and Building Resiliency: Keys to Success in Post Secondary
    • 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    Join us in an open conversation around maintaining a balance between mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual health. This session will feature representatives from the Campus Health and Wellness Centre (CHWC), Access and Support Centre (ASC) and the International Office.

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  • Achieving Balance & Personal Wellness in Post-Secondary
    • 9:30 AM — 10:30 AM

    Life can be stressful when you are juggling numerous deadlines, family, relationships, work and just life. At times, every day stress can build and become overwhelming and deplete our energy. This session will provide you with resources and tips on recognizing your needs and how to cope when times are challenging.

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  • Get Hired: Start Building Your Career Path
    • 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

    The Career Development office at Durham College is your career hub on campus. This department is here to help you identify your specific career goals and the steps to get you there! Join this session to learn about the amazing career supports and resources available to students and alumni.

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  • First-Year Whitby Campus Tour
    • 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM
    In-person Whitby Campus, 1610 Champlain Avenue
    Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A7 Canada

    Calling all first-year DC students! The Student Development Office is offering campus tours at our Whitby campus. Join us inside the doors of the Main Building at the Whitby campus, referred to as the atrium. Our tour will start at 11 a.m. sharp, so don't be late! If you require accessibility accommodations for this event (e.g., an interpreter), please feel free to connect with us beforehand so that we can make any necessary arrangements. For any other questions, please contact…

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  • First-Year Oshawa Campus Tours
    • 11:00 AM — 1:00 PM
    In-person Oshawa Campus, 2000 Simcoe St. N.
    Oshawa, Ontario Canada

    Calling all first-year DC students! The Student Development Office is offering campus tours at our Oshawa campus. We will meet outside the main doors of the Student Services Building (SSB), and tour groups will depart each hour on the hour, starting at 11 a.m., followed by noon and the final tour of the day at 1 p.m. Please arrive at the meeting spot five minutes before your set tour time. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event (e.g., an…

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  • The Student Experience: Beyond the Classroom
    • 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM

    Join us for the Student Experience - Beyond the Classroom. This session will explore opportunities both on-campus and within the community to have a little fun! Participants will hear tips and tricks from former and current DC students regarding everything from the best restaurants, student budgeting, local attractions, and much more!

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  • Parent and Supporter Session
    • 7:00 PM — 8:00 PM

    Family members and student supporters are invited to participate in this virtual session where we will explore campus services available to support DC students, where to find information about important dates, the Student Insurance Plan, and more.

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  • First-Year Oshawa Campus Tours
    • 11:00 AM — 1:00 PM
    In-person Oshawa Campus, 2000 Simcoe St. N.
    Oshawa, Ontario Canada

    Calling all first-year DC students! The Student Development Office is offering campus tours at our Oshawa campus. We will meet outside the main doors of the Student Services Building (SSB), and tour groups will depart each hour on the hour, starting at 11 a.m., followed by noon and the final tour of the day at 1 p.m. Please arrive at the meeting spot five minutes before your set tour time. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event (e.g., an…

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  • SALS Essentials: Keys to Success Workshop
    • 10:10 AM — 11:00 AM

    Smart learning starts here. Attend this workshop and get an overview of the science of learning. Learn key strategies for time management, note-taking, studying, and test preparation to help you be a successful college student.

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  • SALS Essentials: Academic Writing at College Workshop
    • 11:10 AM — 12:00 PM

    This workshop introduces the various types of writing you will do at college. Writing Specialists from Student Academic Learning Services (SALS) will share top tips for academic writing, including how to meet your professor’s expectations. You will also learn about valuable resources and have an opportunity to ask questions about academic writing. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at Durham College to attend this workshop.

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  • SALS Essentials: Mature Learner Transitioning to College Workshop
    • 1:10 PM — 2:00 PM

    Been out of school for a while? This workshop is for you. Balancing family, work and school can be a demanding experience. In this workshop, learn strategies to help you organize your life and prepare for your studies. Find out about resources to help you throughout your academic journey. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at Durham College to attend this workshop.

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  • SALS Essentials: Math Essentials Refresher Workshop
    • 2:10 PM — 3:00 PM

    Start the semester strong with a review of essential math concepts. Need a math refresher? This workshop reviews foundational concepts like basic geometry, algebra, and order of operations. Learn why understanding math is better than memorizing. Discover tips to make the most of your calculator. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at Durham College to attend this workshop.

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  • SALS Essentials: Academic Integrity at DC Workshop
    • 3:10 PM — 4:00 PM

    Learn about academic integrity at Durham College so you can complete your studies in an honest and accountable manner. Maintaining academic integrity is an essential part of your academic journey. Join the Writing Specialist at SALS to learn about academic integrity at DC, including an overview of the college policy, avoiding plagiarism, referencing basics, and where to get help. Please note that this is an introductory workshop, therefore participants will not receive a certificate of completion for attending. For instructions…

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  • SALS Essentials: Time Management and Organization Workshop
    • 12:10 PM — 1:00 PM

    Time flies when you’re unprepared. Knowing how to manage your time will help you to meet course deadlines and be prepared for tests. In this workshop, learn how to organize your time and resources so that you can get more done, find free time, and feel less stressed. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at Durham College to attend this workshop.

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  • SALS Essentials: Math Confidence 1 – Recognizing and Addressing Math Anxiety
    • 1:10 PM — 2:00 PM

    Feeling stressed about learning math? This workshop is Part 1 of a two-part series on understanding and overcoming math-related anxiety. Through reflecting on your own experiences learning math, in this workshop learn how anxiety affects learning and be introduced to techniques for building confidence in math. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at Durham College to attend this workshop.

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  • SALS Essentials: Academic Reading at College Workshop
    • 2:10 PM — 3:00 PM

    Spend less time, be more effective in your academic reading. Academic reading is an important part of many college courses as it helps you deepen your understanding and provides context for you to engage in topics during class. Writing Specialists from Student Academic Learning Services (SALS) will help you discover strategies for approaching your college reading in a positive way with the goal of saving time and reducing stress. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at…

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  • SALS Essentials: Study Strategies Workshop
    • 3:10 PM — 4:00 PM

    Study smarter, not harder. Use the science of learning to get the most from your courses. Attend this workshop and learn how to study, where to study, and when to study to help you be successful in your college courses. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at Durham College to attend this workshop.

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  • SALS Essentials: Unit Analysis Workshop
    • 11:10 AM — 12:00 PM

    Go from 0 to 100 km/h in your knowledge of math and science units. Units are found throughout math and science as a way to give numbers meaning. In this workshop, review the metric and imperial systems of measurement, develop conversion factors, and practice converting between units. Learn about significant digits and their role in calculations. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at Durham College to attend this workshop.

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  • Academic Success for International Students
    • 11:30 AM — 1:00 PM

    As a new International student, you may be wondering about the academic expectations at an Ontario college. In this workshop, designed for Durham College students, two Writing Specialists from Student Academic Learning Services (SALS) will teach you about what your professors expect, the importance of maintaining academic integrity, and strategies and resources to help you successfully complete your studies at Durham College.

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  • Getting to Know DC’s Online Platforms
    • 12:00 PM — 1:00 PM

    As a new student, learning to navigate virtual platforms can be just as important as learning to find your way around campus! Whether you are completing your studies on-campus or virtually, you will need to understand the learning platforms used to facilitate your academics. Join us for a virtual demonstration of MyDC and DC Connect to discover keys to success in online learning.

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  • SALS Essentials: Listening and Note-taking Workshop
    • 1:10 PM — 2:00 PM

    Take note of how to take better notes in class. Don’t just sit there, get involved in your learning. In this workshop, learn how to use active listening to improve focus and identify key information. Find out about different note-taking styles that you can use during class and to make studying easier. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at Durham College to attend this workshop.

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  • SALS Essentials: Terminology and Interpreting Problems in Math and Science Workshop
    • 2:10 PM — 3:00 PM

    Befuddled by convoluted nomenclature? (Translation: Confused by complex terminology?) Science and math are full of terms that are difficult to spell and even harder to say, making them feel difficult to learn. This workshop helps you understand different scientific and math vocabulary and relate terminology to units of measurement. Also, learn how to read and interpret word problems in math and science. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at Durham College to attend this workshop.

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  • SALS Essentials: Grammar and Punctuation Refresher Workshop
    • 3:10 PM — 4:00 PM

    Using correct grammar and proper punctuation is an expectation when writing at college and in the workplace. Writing Specialists from Student Academic Learning Services (SALS) will teach you grammar and punctuation basics including how to detect and fix common errors. You will also learn where you can get help to improve your skills and confidence when writing at college. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at Durham College to attend this workshop.

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  • September 2022

  • SALS Essentials: Study Accounting Workshop
    • 9:10 AM — 10:00 AM

    Studying accounting is different from studying other subjects. Accounting cannot be memorized. In this workshop, learn about recommended study strategies when taking an accounting course and recognize resources available to help you learn. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at Durham College to attend this workshop.

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  • SALS Essentials: Academic Reading at College Workshop
    • 10:10 AM — 11:00 AM

    Spend less time, be more effective in your academic reading. Academic reading is an important part of many college courses as it helps you deepen your understanding and provides context for you to engage in topics during class. Writing Specialists from Student Academic Learning Services (SALS) will help you discover strategies for approaching your college reading in a positive way with the goal of saving time and reducing stress. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at…

    Find out more »
  • First-Year Oshawa Campus Tours
    • 11:00 AM — 1:00 PM
    In-person Oshawa Campus, 2000 Simcoe St. N.
    Oshawa, Ontario Canada

    Calling all first-year DC students! The Student Development Office is offering campus tours at our Oshawa campus. We will meet outside the main doors of the Student Services Building (SSB), and tour groups will depart each hour on the hour, starting at 11 a.m., followed by noon and the final tour of the day at 1 p.m. Please arrive at the meeting spot five minutes before your set tour time. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event (e.g., an…

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  • First-Year Whitby Campus Tour
    • 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM
    In-person Whitby Campus, 1610 Champlain Avenue
    Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A7 Canada

    Calling all first-year DC students! The Student Development Office is offering campus tours at our Whitby campus. Join us inside the doors of the Main Building at the Whitby campus, referred to as the atrium. Our tour will start at 11 a.m. sharp, so don't be late! If you require accessibility accommodations for this event (e.g., an interpreter), please feel free to connect with us beforehand so that we can make any necessary arrangements. For any other questions, please contact…

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  • SALS Essentials: Math Confidence 2 – Strategies for Overcoming Math Anxiety
    • 11:10 AM — 12:00 PM

    Tackle math anxiety long-term. This workshop is Part 2 of a two-part series on understanding and overcoming math-related anxiety. In this workshop, learn how to tackle tricky word problems, develop learning goals, and establish a plan to build lasting confidence in math. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at Durham College to attend this workshop.

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  • SALS Essentials: Navigating DC Connect
    • 12:10 PM — 1:00 PM

    Nervous or unsure about using DC Connect? You will use DC Connect on a daily basis to access course materials and complete online courses. In this workshop, learn key terminology, how to sign into and navigate DC Connect, and much more so that you leave this workshop feeling prepared to use DC Connect. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at Durham College to attend this workshop.

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  • SALS Essentials: Problem-Solving Strategies for Math and Science Workshop
    • 1:10 PM — 2:00 PM

    Solve your problems with effective problem-solving. If you struggle with problem-solving in your math or science courses, you are not alone. In this workshop, identify common mistakes with problem-solving and learn strategies to solve problems more effectively. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at Durham College to attend this workshop.

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  • SALS Essentials: Ask a Writing Specialist about Writing at College
    • 2:10 PM — 3:00 PM

    This participatory workshop will give you a chance to ask questions about college writing as you prepare to start your program. Writing Specialists from Student Academic Learning Services (SALS) will answer your questions about the types of assignments you can expect, the academic demands, and what writing and language help is available at Durham College. You will learn about SALS ONLINE and the academic writing and language resources designed to support you in your studies. Please note that you must…

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  • SALS Essentials: SALS ONLINE – Online Academic Resources Workshop
    • 3:10 PM — 4:00 PM

    Get the most from your online academic resources. SALS ONLINE gives you 24/7 access to resources designed to support you in your studies. This workshop will introduce you to the hundreds of online academic resources available to you, including: videos, tip sheets, workshop modules, and practice tests. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at Durham College to attend this workshop.

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  • SALS Essentials: Navigating DC Connect Workshop
    • 9:10 AM — 10:00 AM

    Nervous or unsure about using DC Connect? You will use DC Connect on a daily basis to access course materials and complete online courses. In this workshop, learn key terminology, how to sign into and navigate DC Connect, and much more so that you leave this workshop feeling prepared to use DC Connect. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at Durham College to attend this workshop.

    Find out more »
  • SALS Essentials: Keys to Success Workshop
    • 10:10 AM — 11:00 AM

    Smart learning starts here. Attend this workshop and get an overview of the science of learning. Learn key strategies for time management, note-taking, studying, and test preparation to help you be a successful college student.

    Find out more »
  • First-Year Oshawa Campus Tours
    • 11:00 AM — 1:00 PM
    In-person Oshawa Campus, 2000 Simcoe St. N.
    Oshawa, Ontario Canada

    Calling all first-year DC students! The Student Development Office is offering campus tours at our Oshawa campus. We will meet outside the main doors of the Student Services Building (SSB), and tour groups will depart each hour on the hour, starting at 11 a.m., followed by noon and the final tour of the day at 1 p.m. Please arrive at the meeting spot five minutes before your set tour time. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event (e.g., an…

    Find out more »
  • SALS Essentials: SALS ONLINE – Online Academic Resources Workshop
    • 11:10 AM — 12:00 PM

    Get the most from your online academic resources. SALS ONLINE gives you 24/7 access to resources designed to support you in your studies. This workshop will introduce you to the hundreds of online academic resources available to you, including: videos, tip sheets, workshop modules, and practice tests. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at Durham College to attend this workshop.

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  • Oshawa Campus Open Labour Day Weekend
    • 10:00 AM — 2:00 PM
    In-person Oshawa Campus, 2000 Simcoe St. N.
    Oshawa, Ontario Canada

    Attention new students! Durham College (DC) will be open on Saturday, September 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and we invite you to join us for the opportunity to: • Chat with representatives from Registration, Admissions, and International Education • Visit the Campus Bookstore to pick up your books • Grab your DC Swag Bag • Attend an Ask a Student or Parent and Family information session* • Enjoy an ice-cream • Get familiar with your class schedule by…

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  • Whitby Campus Open Labour Day Weekend
    • 10:00 AM — 2:00 PM
    In-person Whitby Campus, 1610 Champlain Avenue
    Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A7 Canada

    Attention new students! Durham College (DC) will be open on Saturday, September 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and we invite you to join us for the opportunity to: • Chat with representatives from Registration, Admissions, and International Education • Visit the Campus Bookstore to pick up your books • Grab your DC Swag Bag • Attend an Ask a Student or Parent and Family information session* • Enjoy an ice-cream • Get familiar with your class schedule by…

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  • Oshawa campus: Block Party
    • 1:00 PM — 5:00 PM
    In-person Oshawa Campus, 2000 Simcoe St. N.
    Oshawa, Ontario Canada

    Grab your newest friends and head over to the South Village Courtyard for one of the biggest events of the year! Following your Program Orientation, we welcome you to join us at the Campus Block Party to indulge in free food at our food truck alley, learn more about some of the many clubs and services available to you, take a campus tour, or participate in some of the interactive games and activities we have in store. This is an…

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  • Great Canadian Lumberjacks show
    • 11:00 AM — 3:00 PM
    In-person Oshawa Campus, 2000 Simcoe St. N.
    Oshawa, Ontario Canada

    The Great Canadian Lumberjacks will wow DC students while competing in disciplines such as axe throwing, chainsaw carving, wood chopping, and cross-cut sawing. Join in on the fun at the Oshawa campus, on the lawn in front of the Gordon Willey building by the bus loop. Shows begin at noon and 2 p.m.

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  • Whitby campus: Block Party featuring Great Canadian Lumberjacks show
    • 11:00 AM — 3:00 PM
    In-person Whitby Campus, 1610 Champlain Avenue
    Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A7 Canada

    Grab your newest friends and head over to the Whitby campus for one of the biggest events of the year! We welcome you to join us at the Campus Block Party to indulge in a BBQ, learn more about some of the many clubs and services available to you, take a campus tour, or participate in some of the interactive games and activities we have in store. The Great Canadian Lumberjacks will wow DC students while competing in disciplines such…

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  • Academic Success for International Students
    • 2:30 PM — 4:00 PM

    As a new International student, you may be wondering about the academic expectations at an Ontario college. In this workshop, designed for Durham College students, two Writing Specialists from Student Academic Learning Services (SALS) will teach you about what your professors expect, the importance of maintaining academic integrity, and strategies and resources to help you successfully complete your studies at Durham College.

    Find out more »
  • Academic Success for International Students
    • 11:30 AM — 1:00 PM

    As a new International student, you may be wondering about the academic expectations at an Ontario college. In this workshop, designed for Durham College students, two Writing Specialists from Student Academic Learning Services (SALS) will teach you about what your professors expect, the importance of maintaining academic integrity, and strategies and resources to help you successfully complete your studies at Durham College.

    Find out more »
  • Grammar Matters Workshop
    • 12:10 PM — 1:00 PM

    Wondering when to use a semicolon? This workshop reviews grammar terminology, sentence structure, and common grammatical errors. Please note that you must currently be registered for classes at Durham College to attend this workshop.

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