Orientation is for new students and for students who are starting a new path in a different college or program. You will have the opportunity to learn about the services available to you on campus, win great prizes and make new friends! We strongly encourage all new students to attend Orientation.
Use your USask-issued NSID (e.g. abc123) as your access code to sign up for Orientation. If you have any problems signing up, email us at email@example.com. If you don't remember your NSID, contact the ICT Service Desk at 306-966-2222 of toll free in Canada at 1-800-966-4817.
Online registration has closed for this event. Walk-up registration is available the day of the event. Please see the schedule below.
1:45 – 2 pm - Check in - outside of room 241, Arts Building
2 – 2:40 pm – Official welcome to the University of Saskatchewan
2:50 – 3:40 pm - College-led programming
4– 5 pm - Student services tour
5 – 7 pm - Complimentary dinner and social - Marquis Hall
Optional activity: 7 - 10 pm - Watch a Huskies volleyball game! - Physical Activity Complex (PAC)
Sessions for international students
Incoming exchange student session
12:00 – 12:30 pm - room 217, Arts Building
This session is for incoming exchange students who are participating in study abroad at USask.
Incoming exchange students are encouraged to attend this session led by the International Student and Study Abroad Centre prior to attending the international student session and the main Orientation.
International student session
12:40 – 1:30 pm - room 214, Arts Building
This session is for all degree-seeking and incoming exchange students.
Students who are new to Canada are encouraged to attend this session led by the International Student and Study Abroad Centre prior to attending the main Orientation starting at 2 pm.
Indigenous student session
12:30 – 1:30 pm - room 210, Arts Building
Métis, First Nations and Inuit students are encouraged to attend this session led by the Aboriginal Students' Centre prior to attending the main Orientation starting at 2 pm.
Information to help you prepare
New students website
Visit our new students website for everything you need to know about starting university!
Planning to take transit, drive or bike to campus? Learn about transportation options for students.
Did you apply for a student parking permit? If you have a student parking permit, you should park in your designated lot.
If you do not have a parking permit or are only planning to drive to campus for the day, visitor and daily parking is available. Parking fees are charged by the hour, though both Stadium Parkade and Lot 4 near the Education Building offer a set daily maximum rate if you plan to park for the day.
Connect to free campus Wi-Fi almost anywhere on campus using your NSID and password.