I-Start Orientation is a free, online mini-course designed for new international students studying at Carleton University. Through this course, you will learn the information needed to help you transition 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 (UHIP), immigration advising, student life in Canada, navigating Ottawa, and much more!
Key Features of I-Start
- Go at your own pace. The course will launch July 11, 2022. Modules are available until April 2023 so you can revisit content when you need it.
- Get your questions answered. Attend live virtual events to 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.
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.