Fall Orientation was held online on September 2, 2020. Orientation for new students starting in Winter Term will be held in January 2021. We strongly encourage all new students to participate in Orientation.
Live stream welcome
Watch the recording of our live stream welcome from Sept. 2, 2020!
9 – 11 am – Live stream of USask welcome ceremony*
11 am – 1 pm – Break
1 pm – Online session with your college**
*Orientation follows Central Standard Time (Saskatchewan time). **College session start and end times vary.
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College online sessions
Connect with your classmates and advisors to learn important information and ask questions. College sessions are included in your Orientation registration and don't require separate registration. All session times are in Central Standard Time (Saskatchewan Time).
Online sessions are hosted via WebEx. After clicking the session description you will be prompted to download the WebEx app or to join via your web browser. Please review the WebEx audio/visual instructions beforehand. For the best experience, we recommend using a computer instead of a phone, and downloading the WebEx app beforehand. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for WebEx assistance or to provide feedback on the WebEx experience.
Student Services online sessions
Connect with USask Student Services via online sessions. You do not have to pre-register for these sessions. Click on the session description to join the session and for more information.
|Tues. Aug. 25||
1 - 2 pm
|University Library||Jump Start Your Learning|
|Thurs. Aug. 27||
10 - 11 am
|University Library||Jump Start Your Learning|
|Mon. Aug. 31||2 - 3 pm||University Library||Jump Start Your Learning|
|Wed. Sept. 2||12:30 - 1 pm||Access and Equity Services||How AES can help you|
|Wed. Sept. 2||3:30 - 4 pm||Access and Equity Services||How AES can help you|
Indigenous and international students
New Indigenous and international students are invited to participate in additional online welcome events. These events require additional registration. Click on the event name to register and for more information.
|Aboriginal Students' Centre New Student Welcome||Thurs. Aug. 27 or Fri. Aug. 28 (student's choice)||
10 - 11:30 am (Thursday)
1 - 2:30 pm
|New International Student Welcome||Tues. Sept. 1||8:30 - 10:30 am|
New USask students attending a regional college may have additional online welcome events to participate in. These events require additional registration. Click on the regional college name to register and for more information.
|Cumberland College||Thurs. Aug. 27||2 - 3 pm|
|Great Plains College||Mon. Aug. 31||10 am - noon|
|Northlands College||Wed. Aug. 26||1 pm|
|North West College||Thurs. Sept. 3||10 am - noon|
|Parkland College||Wed. Aug. 26||6 - 9 pm|
More ways to get involved
In addition to our virtual Orientation and welcome events, new students can:
-Participate in the USask Scavenger Hunt: New student edition.
-Use USask themed GIFs and stickers by searching "USask" on Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok. Search "USask" to find USask facebook frames.
-Discover different USask student groups and clubs the week of Orientation by joining online student-hosted sessions. See the students events calendar for the schedule.
-Visit our new students webpage for everything you need to know about starting university!
Check out your college's online resources for new students.
Welcome to the College of Agriculture and Bioresources! Whether you're entering your first year or have transferred from another post-secondary institution, our academic advisors offer personalized and confidential guidance to help you succeed. In the College of Agriculture and Bioresources, academic advising is carried out by AgBio Student Services and AgBio faculty advisors. Visit our New to AgBio page for videos and more info!
Congratulations on starting your academic journey in the College of Arts and Science! We have an incredibly diverse range of academic options for you to explore, and our caring community of faculty and staff are here to ensure you get the absolute most out of your time in our college.
Welcome to the College of Education! We're excited to help you get ready, explore teaching area options and choose your classes.
Watch our ten video segments on our 'New to Education info' page and also check out the Dean's message, next steps, student responsibilities and more.
Welcome to the Edwards undergraduate business program! As a new Edwards student, you probably have a lot of questions about how to create your schedule, register for classes and pay your tuition and fees. We encourage you to check in to ensure that you are prepared to begin your studies. Watch recordings of our May 28 and June 4 U-Start sessions.
Welcome to the College of Engineering! As a new student and as you work through your degree, you are encouraged to check in with our advising team in the Engineering Student Centre on a regular basis to plan your program of study, choose courses (including electives) and monitor your academic progress.
On behalf of our colleagues across campus, the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (CGPS) is excited to welcome you to USask! As a grad student, you will become interconnected throughout campus and discover a new extended community. You are the life force of our institution.
You are invited to choose your graduate onboarding experience by exploring the Grad HUB. Find out how to:
- Navigate the University
- Discover the many supports and services available to you
- Find tips and tricks unique to graduate students
- Dig deeper into the various opportunities available to grad students
- Connect through discussion forums and more!
Academic advisors in the College of Kinesiology are here to help prospective and current Bachelor of Kinesiology students with questions about admission, registration, course selection, program planning, learning communities, degree completion, scholarships and bursaries and more!
We're here to help you determine the best path to degree completion and support you on your journey through the program.
Welcome to St. Thomas More College and the University of Saskatchewan! We hope that your first year will be exciting, challenging and rewarding. There are a few key things that you need to do in order to be successful at university. Check in with us to ensure you have a smooth start to your studies.