1. Welcome, Global Ravens!
  2. Register for I-Start Winter 2022

Welcome, Global Ravens!

Enrol in I-Start, the international orientation program designed for all new international students studying at Carleton University. In this free online mini-course, you will receive resources and information that will help you transition successfully to student life at Carleton and in Canada. This orientation has been designed to meet the needs of all international students, including undergraduate, graduate, exchange, and study abroad students. Topics include: ISSO services, the University Health Insurance Plan, immigration advising, student life in Canada, navigating Ottawa, and much more!

I-Start Winter 2022 opens on December 1. Sign up below for access!

Key Features of I-Start

  • Go at your own pace. The course will be live from until April 2022 so you can revisit the content when you need it.
  • Get your questions answered. During live events, get answers to your questions about starting at Carleton.
  • Get credit. Students who complete the course will be eligible for credit on their Co-Curricular Record, a system Carleton uses to record involvement.

Please keep your eye on our ISSO events page for additional upcoming live events to support your transition, including details on the International Winter Welcome program!

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Register for I-Start Winter 2022

I-Start for the Winter 2022 cohort will open on December 1. All registrants will receive an notice when they are added to the course through Brightspace.

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  • This is the account we will use to email you course details.
  • The personal information requested on this form is collected in accordance with Sections 38(2) and 41(1) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), R.S.O. 1990, c.F.31 as amended. The information provided will not be used for any purposes other than those stated upon this form unless the applicant provides express written consent. Should you have any questions concerning your personal information, please contact Pierce White-Joncas, Manager, Privacy & Access to Information, Carleton University (607 Robertson Hall, 613-520-2600 ext. 2047). Carleton University is fully compliant with FIPPA and endeavours at all times to treat your personal information in accordance with this law.

Looking for additional programs and supports to prepare for your first semester at Carleton? Visit Carleton University’s Orientation website for more information about orientation programs available to you.