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Orientation at Fleming College

A Great Start for New Students

Attending your academic orientation day is the best way to meet your coordinators, understand your responsibilities and course expectations and connect with other new students who are enrolled in your same program.


Sutherland Campus (Peterborough)

Academic Orientation day for most programs starting at the Sutherland Campus is scheduled for Tuesday, September 3rd. Attending your academic orientation day is the best way to meet your coordinators, understand your responsibilities and course expectations and connect with other new students who are enrolled in your same program.

As a reminder to all students, your academic classes are cancelled on September 3rd to accommodate orientation programming. Regular academic timetables will begin on Wednesday, September 4th for all programs at the Sutherland Campus.

Please choose your program below to determine the room number for your session:

Questions about orientation at the Sutherland Campus? Email studentexperience@flemingcollege.ca

Frost Campus (Lindsay)

Classes begin on September 3rd with events and activities scheduled around classes. Some Frost programs will follow a "Modified Week 1" timetable.

Orientation Week Kick Off

There will be a Kick Off Event on Thursday September 5th beginning at 4pm on the Auk's Lodge patio.

Programs following a "Modified Week 1" timetable

  • Blasting Techniques
  • Earth Resources Technician
  • Ecological Restoration Honours B.Sc. - Joint Trent-Fleming Degree/Diploma
  • Ecosystem Management Technician/Technology
  • Environmental Technician/Technology
  • Fish and Wildlife Technician/Technology
  • Forestry Technician
  • General Arts and Science - Environmental and Natural Resource Studies Option
  • Resources Drilling Technician
  • Outdoor Adventure Skills
  • Outdoor and Adventure Education

Programs following the timetable in myCampus

Students in this group of programs please check your Fleming email for information from your program co-ordinator regarding classes the first week and class cancellations due to field camps.

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  • Advanced Water Systems Operation and Management
  • Applied Planning - Environmental
  • Aquaculture
  • Conservation and Environmental Law Enforcement
  • Geographic Information Systems - Applications Specialist
  • Geographic Information Systems - Cartographic Specialist
  • Health, Safety and Environmental Compliance
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Sustainable Waste Management
  • Urban Forestry
  • Urban Forestry Technician Co-op

Updated orientation and event information will be emailed to all students, to your Fleming College email, on or before Friday August 23rd. If your program follows a "Modified Week 1" timetable, it will be attached to that email.

Frost Campus students in semesters 2 to 6

Classes start on Tuesday, September 3rd for students entering semesters 2 to 6. Students in semesters 2 to 6 should check their Fleming email for updates from Program co-ordinators and faculty.

Questions about orientation at the Frost Campus? Email studentexperience@flemingcollege.ca

Haliburton School of Art + Design

Academic orientation at the Haliburton School of Art + Design is scheduled on Monday, September 2nd from 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm.

An information package will be emailed to all students at the end of July. Details will also be posted online as they become available.

Questions about orientation at the Haliburton Campus? Email askus@hsad.ca

Social Media

To keep up to date with what's going on, here are some of the many social media links you could join or follow. You should also be checking your Fleming College email.

Fleming College

Athletics and Recreation

Sutherland Campus Student Government

Frost Campus Student Government

Students for Sustainability


Frequently asked questions about orientation

Will all programs have academic orientation on the same date and time?
No, each campus hosts orientation activities differently. Please ensure you read the information about your campus to ensure you are following your unique orientation schedules. Information on your campus orientation can be found above.
Is orientation about more than academics?
Is orientation about more than academics? Yes! Many departments in the college, including Athletics, Student Experience, Residence Life, Aboriginal Student Services, International Student Services,Diversity Equity and Inclusion, and your Student Councils have planned activities and events. A full list of "things to do" will be posted on this page.
Is there hazing involved?
No! No hazing, initiations, or Hollywood inspired frosh rituals are planned. Programming is designed to welcome and inspire you to participate in all aspects of college life at Fleming, both academically and socially.
Where can I get a quick look at the various services and supports available at Fleming before I start school?
Information is always available online through the Fleming College main website and you can also check out the Orientation edition of Student Health 101.
What are the expections of me, and what can I expect of my Faculty?
We have put together the following document to answer this question. Please see the Student and Faculty Guidelines for Professional Practice
Are orientation events accessible for persons with disabilities?
We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Ontario Human Rights Code, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this commitment, Fleming College will make appropriate accommodations to support full participation in orientation activities for all students with disabilities.

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