2021 Winter Welcome

Dr. Jacqueline Ottmann's welcome to new Indigenous students
Dr. Patti McDougall's message to new Indigenous students

The 2021 Winter Term New Student Welcome will be hosted by the Aboriginal Students' Centre for new Métis, First Nations and Inuit students at USask.

We encourage you to join us on January 4, from 10:00 am to noon.

The welcome session will provide you with:

  • An introduction to the USask community, our purpose, culture, history and people.
  • An overview of student services and our community of support.
  • An introduction to the ASC team, our programming, services and events, and the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre.
  • An opportunity to meet with other new students.
  • The chance to win great prizes!

Online sessions are hosted via WebEx. After clicking the session link you will be prompted to download the WebEx app or to join via your web browser. Please review the WebEx audio/visual instructions beforehand. All session times are in Central Standard Time (Saskatchewan Time).


Upcoming Events:

First Year Monthly Check-in

 Monthly check-ins create a greater sense of community among first-year students and provide them with a support system during their freshman year at USask.

Students who attend will have a chance to win one of three bookstore gift certificates:

 1st Prize: $100.00,  2nd Prize: $75.00,  3rd Prize: $50.00


January 27th 12:00-1:00pm

Amy Pickering  B.Sc (Nutr.), Registered Dietitian (RD)

Student Wellness Centre

"Learn how to nourish yourself and exercise without the fad-diet mentality"? Learn some tips on healthy eating, exercising and get some quick and easy recipes.

 February 24th 12:00-12:30pm

Beau Gallerneault, Senior Student Support and Outreach Coordinator
Student Affairs and Outreach

Feeling overwhelmed, experiencing a crisis, dealing with a complicated situation or in need of additional support? 

Consider reaching out to a member of the Student Affairs and Outreach team. A team of Social Workers responsible for drop in counselling, wellness advising, mental health intake, student outreach, crisis response, psycho-educational groups, conflict resolution, and consultation to faculty, staff and students who are concerned about a student.



For more information, contact:

Lori Delorme
Student Services Coordinator