*Interested in volunteering for Fall Orientation in 2024? Recruitment starts NOW! We’d love to have you join us. Please apply today! Check out the “Volunteer Information” page for position descriptions and application. 

Program Description and Mission

Fall Orientation provides incoming undergraduate students with a week packed full of fun activities, a chance to make new friends, and an opportunity to gain the skills necessary to help transition to university life at Carleton University. The program focuses on helping students adapt socially, academically, and culturally to Carleton and the Ravens community.

Participation Type

Participation strongly encouraged.  Students who register are placed in the Fall Orientation stream that aligns with their faculty of study.  If a faculty specific program is full, students are automatically added to central stream.


Central, Sprosh, and SciFrosh
September 1 – 6, 2024

September 1 – 8, 2024


$140 +HST

Other Programs

CU 1001 – Your Start to Student Life at Carleton
A free online bundled mini course experience that provides new students with a focused introduction to the Carleton community and prepares you for your journey as a Raven.

CU 1001 – Experience Days
The opportunity for new students and their family/guests to attend in-person presentations and receive tours of Carleton’s beautiful campus led by upper year students.

Academic Orientation Day
An afternoon of events specific to each student’s faculty and department taking place September 3, 2024.

Connect with us Socially

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