Past Event! Note: this event has already taken place.

When: Monday, August 10th, 2020 — Friday, August 14th, 2020
Time: 11:15 am — 12:00 pm

Via Zoom conference calling.

Audience:Current Students
Contact:Stephanie Bos

A week-long series of events that focuses on the challenges associated with the transition to a university environment. This initiative will include specific sessions dedicated to each of FPA’s units, please see schedule below. All sessions will be led by upper-year FPA students Ambassadors in that particular FPA unit. The focus will be the first-year experience, strategies for a successful first term, and the balance between academics and university life within specific programs. Each session will conclude by highlighting the university supports available.

FPA Welcome Sessions Schedule:

FPA Units Date Time
Global and International Studies,

Public Affairs and Policy Management,

European, Russian and Eurasian Studies

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Monday, August 10 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Communication and Media Studies,

Media Production and Design

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Tuesday, August 11 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Political Science,


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Wednesday, August 12 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Social Work,


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Thursday, August 13 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Law and Legal Studies,

Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Friday, August 14 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Please note that registration for each session will close at 4:15 p.m. on the previous business day. Shortly after this time, you will receive an email with the Zoom session information for the session(s) you have registered for.



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