Here are some frequently asked questions and answers.
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What is Orientation Week?
Your Orientation day (for your specific program) will be held during Orientation Week. It is a great way to meet new people, get used to your campus and its resources, find out who your classmates and instructors will be, and find out what you need to be doing to be successful from the first day of class. During Orientation week, we will be hosting lots of fun socials for you to attend, have fun and meet new people. Check out our socials page for more information.
What is my “Academic School”?
All programs are grouped into “schools”, for example, if you are taking Business Management, your school is The Business School. To find out your school name, please see the program listings.
What happens at Orientation?
Orientation is designed to provide you with the opportunity to meet your future classmates, tour the campus, interact with your Program Coordinator and faculty members plus introduce you to all the services on campus to help make you successful. You will also have the opportunity to partake in many fun and free events over the week. Don’t forget find your orientation schedule and register to attend!
I can't find my post-graduate program. When is my Orientation day?
If your program is a post-graduate certificate, your orientation is typically in your first day of class OR your schedule has yet to be posted. You can find your program schedule by visiting humber.ca/myhumber
Do I have to register ahead of time?
Your orientation schedule depends on your program. Registration is strongly recommended so we can ensure you're accounted for, for the best Orientation experience possible.
Can I bring a parent, family member or guest to Orientation?
Yes. Parents or family are welcome to attend a special one-hour Orientation session just for them so they can learn about the college and have all their questions answered. Please note that this is separate from your Orientation so you will not be spending the day together. Both you and your family members will be having too much fun to notice the other is not around. Information for parents and family members can be found here.
Is there a cost to attend Orientation?
Orientation is free for new students including all the social events, food and special programming!
Do I need to pay for parking at Orientation?
Parking on campus during Orientation is complimentary. If you will be parking on campus for your Orientation, you will receive a parking pass via email.
How do I get to Humber?
For information on transit, and maps to the college, please click here.
Do I need to bring anything to Orientation?
There is nothing specific you need to bring to Orientation. During some of the social events, you will be required to authenticate your status as a student. You will need to bring your Student card (log onto humber.ca/myhumber to request one) or photo ID with a copy of your class schedule. All social events are open to new Humber students of all ages!
What should I wear during Orientation Week?
Dress comfortably for all aspects of orientation. There will be some walking around campus during the day and possibly some dancing in the evening. Dress, in whatever makes you feel good.
Do I have to be 19 to participate in Orientation events?
No. All of the events during Orientation are all-ages events that do not include alcohol. The Pub will be open during certain evening events for those who are of the legal drinking age in Ontario. Please bring government issued identification.
What's the best way to meet people during Orientation week?
Sometimes it can be intimidating to just show up on your own. Rest assured, everyone is in the same position as you and we have built in opportunities for you to meet and get to know people in your class.