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Orientation Events

Hello new Fleming student! We’ve planned sessions and activities to help you get off to a great start this year.

Orientation at Fleming College

The countdown to orientation is on 🎉! Mark your calendars to join us in-person on September 5. In the meantime, we've got some programming to help you get ready early. Select your home campus to learn more.

Fleming College Fall Orientation 2023

All new students are welcome to join us in-person at their home campus for the following in-person orientation events:

On Campus Day - Ready Set FLEMING

Come join us on campus to get connected in person. Learn about parking, the campus store, OneCard and more!

Fri, Sept 1

In person @ Sutherland Campus 10am – 12pm

In person @ Frost Campus 1pm – 3pm

Pre-register using this form

Orientation Fall 2023

International Orientation Days (virtual):
August 21 – 24 Find out more here.

Program-Specific Orientation (in person): September 5. Look for details soon in your Fleming email.

Virtual Events - All new students from all campuses are welcome!

Day 1 - August 21

Welcome Session

Meet the International Student Services Team and the Student Experience Team, along with the service teams who will be supporting you on your new journey.

9 am - 10 am

Presented by: ISS Team invited

Guests: Jacques Graveline, Emma Holder, Debbie Harrison, Joanne Duffy, Karen Hennessey, Success Coaches (Ashlea Jefford, Mary Walke, Michlynne Short), Stefania Gemmiti, Tracey McConnery, Zammer Rizvi, Prachi Jindal, Rebecca Tripp, Ninin Mariam Thomas, Ronnel Vilanueva, Nicole Grady

Webinar Series

Peer Mentors

A peer mentor is an upper-semester student who supports new students in transitioning to Fleming. Meet your peer mentor, ask questions, learn how to get involved on campus, transition to campus life and academics, access campus resources, have fun, and much more.

10:30 am - 11 am

Presented by: Nicole Grady

Guests:Peer Mentors (Sutherland & Frost)

Webinar Series

Student Panel

Learn from current students about their journey, tips on how to be successful, lessons learned, and ask questions about their experience at Fleming.

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Presented by: Greg Jefford

Guests: Student Ambassadors / Peer Mentors - Keila camponucci Fernandes (Brazil), Guru Sai Charan Pitla (India), Thi Dung Nguyen (Vietnam), Soundarya Wijeyanandan (Sri Lanka), Raymond Pizzarras (Phillipines), Ubachukwu Victor Edeh (Nigeria)

Webinar Series

Day 2 - August 22

Find a Place to Live

Are you moving to Peterborough or Lindsay? Learn your rights as a tenant and how to search for your new living space virtually.

9 am - 10 pm

Presented by: Karen Hennessey

Guests: ISS Team invited

Webinar Series

Find a Part-time Job

Learn about the services Career Services offers, including helping students with job searches, job applications, connecting and searching for employment and volunteer opportunities, as well as providing assistance with part-time employment.

10:15 am - 11:15 am

Presented by: Joanne Duffy

Guests: ISS Team invited

Webinar Series

Day 3 - August 23

Campus and Security Safety

Whether you are new to Canada or a Canadian citizen, you should attend this session. You will feel a lot more secure and confident if you know who to call in case of an emergency, what supports are available on campus, and how to protect yourself and your personal information against fraud and scams.

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Presented by: Bryden Erdmann / Debbie Harrison

Guests: ISS Team invited

Webinar Series

Day 4 - August 24

Academic Supports / Academic Success Coaches

Navigate services and supports available to you, learn what to do when you need academic help, and where to find learning resources. Explore the various academic supports and services we provide.

9 am - 10 am

Presented by: All Supports/ Academic Success Coaches

Guests: Student Ambassadors (Portal Tour of services Ron Villanueva and Soundarya Wijeyanandan/Rebecca Tripp) / Academic Success Coaches

Webinar Series

Inclusion and Respect on Campus

Learn about Student Experience Diversity & Inclusion Services, your human rights, safe spaces for students to celebrate and promote diversity, receive education, support, and referrals on a wide variety of diversity issues.

10:15 am - 11:15 am

Presented by: Debbie Harrison

Guests: ISS Team invited

Webinar Series

Academic Integrity

An overview of academic integrity.

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Presented by: Carmen Gelette & Marcia Steeves

Guests: Library Services

Webinar Series

Housing Search Virtual Drop-in

Need help finding housing? Connect with Fleming’s Off-Campus Housing Coordinator online to get advice and assistance with your housing search. Please email och@flemingcollege.ca if you need help.

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Presented by: Karen Hennessey

Guests: ISS Team invited

Webinar Series

Fall 2023 Week Zero Success Workshops

Set Up For Success Workshops

Library & Learning Services, in partnership with Student Experience, offers this series of workshops to prepare students for success by providing a foundation of proven skills and strategies that support development as a learner at Fleming.

August 28 & 29, 2023

Set Up For Success Workshops

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