Welcome to the first year of your Bachelor of Engineering studies

We want to ensure you have all of the information you need to have a stellar start to your studies. On this site, you’ll find resources and reminders for you to stay on track during your first year in Engineering.

Course Registration

Your first year “block” timetable has been created for you – this ensures a simple registration process and that you get access to all the first year courses you need without conflict. We have step-by-step instructions for how to register posted here.

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First Year Supplies

Back to school supplies list for first year engineering.


Summer Checklist

Your checklist of action items for getting ready for Engineering studies.


First Year Videos

Find out about what is expected of you as an engineering student.


Eng. Prep Course

Foundations for Engineering will help you review key concepts.


First Year Courses

Information to know about your first year courses.


Tips for Success

Tips for first year success written by current students.


First Year Advising

Contact the Engineering First-Year Support team if you’re a first-year student who needs to make registration changes or are in need of academic advising.

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Elsie MacGill Learning Centre

All engineering students registered in first-year engineering courses have access to free virtual peer tutoring, book your session today!

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Meet your First Year Support Team

The Engineering Academic Support Office’s First Year Support team is here to help as you make your transition into university and throughout your first year. If you have questions about the information we’ve shared, please reach out to us at ECORSupport@carleton.ca