1. Welcome to Canada!
  2. Register for an I-Start International Student Orientation session in Winter 2020!
  3. Campus Tours

Welcome to Canada!

Register for an I-Start session, the orientation designed for all new international students studying at Carleton University.  At this session, you will receive resources and information that will help you transition successfully to student life in Canada. This orientation has been designed to meet the needs of all international students, including undergraduate, graduate, exchange, and study abroad students. Parents and guardians are also invited to attend.

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Register for an I-Start International Student Orientation session in Winter 2020!

This winter you are encouraged to attend ONE of the I-Start sessions being offered. Orientation topics will include: Your Transition – Living Across Cultures, Staying Safe, Carleton & Ottawa Essentials, Immigration, and the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP). Choose one of the following sessions:

Monday, January 6 ~ 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (482 MacOdrum Library)

Thursday, January 9 ~ 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (482 MacOdrum Library)

Tuesday, January 14 ~ 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (482 MacOdrum Library)

Friday, January 17 ~ 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (481 MacOdrum Library)

Thursday, January 23 ~ 1:30 p.m to 3:00 p.m. (482 MacOdrum Library)

Wednesday, January 29 ~ 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. (482 MacOdrum Library)

Register in advance by email at isso@carleton.ca, by calling 613-520-6600, or in person at the International Student Services Office (128 University Centre). Please provide your name, Carleton student ID number, and Carleton email address.

Campus Tours

The Student Experience Office will be offering campus tours to all incoming Carleton students on the following dates:

Wednesday, January 8 ~ 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Meet at 1st Floor Richcraft Hall)

Friday, January 10 ~ 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Meet at 1st Floor Richcraft Hall)

Register in advance by visiting the SEO Winter Orientation page here.