Start Strong programming will feature a combination of virtual sessions along with PREP 1000 - your first Durham College course in DC Connect. PREP 1000 is now live. To access PREP 1000, please log into DC Connect. When logging in for the first time, please add oncampus.local\ before your student number. Your default network password will be your birth date (MMDDYY), your postal code or durham. Virtual sessions will be open to all Durham College students and will be focused on helping you prepare to START STRONG!
A variety of sessions will be offered, focusing on helping students START STRONG. Students will have the opportunity to attend the following sessions:
- Get to Know DC’s Online Platforms
- Navigating Your First-year
- Financing Your Education & Budgeting
- We Got You! – Supports at DC
- Online Learning Strategies
- Time Management & Study Tips
- Kissing with Consent
- You Got This – Goal Setting
- Taking Care of You!
Start Strong will also feature a series of Q & A Conversation sessions featuring representatives from different service areas along with Student Supporter Sessions. There will also be Returning to Campus Sessions for our returning students.
If you require accessibility accommodations for this event (i.e., such as an interpreter), please feel free to connect with us beforehand so that we can make any necessary arrangements.
Our goal is to ensure that by the end of the summer you are feeling ready to START STRONG and confident that Durham College is the right place for you.