Orientation

Start Smart Registration Services

Connect with the International Office, register for your classes, get your ONE Card (student identification), print your timetable, purchase a bus pass, open a bank account and more!

Please ensure you pay your fees online ahead of your arrival!
If you aren’t sure about your campus, please check on your student portal.

If you arrive to Canada after these dates please ensure to visit the International Office to register and get start-up information relating to your studies.

Doon (Kitchener) Campus

  • August 26: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 27: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 28: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 29: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 30: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • September 3: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • September 4: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • September 5: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • September 6: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Multi-Purpose Room, Recreation Centre
Doon (Kitchener) campus
299 Doon Valley Drive, Kitchener

Waterloo Campus

  • August 26: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 27: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 28: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 29: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 30: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • September 3: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • September 4: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • September 5: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • September 6: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

2nd floor G & A Wing Corridor and Boardroom (2A34)
Waterloo campus
108 University Avenue East, Waterloo

Brantford Campus

  • August 26: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 27: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 28: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 29: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 30: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • September 3: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • September 4: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • September 5: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • September 6: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Stay tuned for room location
50 Wellington Street, Brantford

Cambridge Campus

  • August 26: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 27: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 28: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 29: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 30: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • September 3: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • September 4: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • September 5: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • September 6: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Stay tuned for room location
850 Fountain Street South, Cambridge

Guelph Campus

  • August 26: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 27: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 28: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 29: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • August 30: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • September 3: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Stay tuned for room location
460 Speedvale Ave West, Guelph

If you arrive into Canada after these dates please ensure to visit the International Office to register and get start-up information relating to your studies.

Mandatory Program Orientation

English for Academic Studies (EAS)

July 2019 mandatory orientation schedule

You must attend all of your orientation events, according to your program of study.

July 2019 Orientation schedule for English for Academic Studies (EAS) program

Day 1

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Registration (must bring valid photo ID): 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., Room 2A619,
Main Building

Orientation: 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., Room 2A619, Main Building
Doon (Kitchener) campus
299 Doon Valley Drive, Kitchener

Day 2

Thursday, June 27, 2019
Registration (must bring valid photo ID): 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., Room 2A619,
Main Building

Placement Test: 10:00 a.m. - 12 p.m., Room 2A619, Main Building
Doon (Kitchener) campus
299 Doon Valley Drive, Kitchener

Make sure to bring your original language test reports (i.e. IELTS, TOFEL or other equivalent language tests) and study permit with you during the orientation, if you have one. Also bring your original passport with you for Day 2 orientation.

The first day of classes will be on Tuesday September 3 at 8 a.m. Please go to Room 2E20 to receive your schedule. Classes will begin directly after, so please expect to be here for the full day.

Doon (Kitchener) Campus

September 2019 mandatory orientation schedule

You must attend all of your orientation events, according to your program of study.

Doon - Degree, Diploma or Certificate (post-secondary) programs

Day 1 Program Orientation
Monday, August 26th – Wednesday, August 28th
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tuesday, August 27th for Graduate Certificates only
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Please check: Conestoga's Orientation website for up-to-date Orientation dates and times.

Day 2 International New Student Orientation
Friday, September 6th, 2019
Stay tuned for more details

Learn about Canadian culture and support services specific to international student success at Conestoga College.

Waterloo Campus Orientation

Spring 2019 mandatory orientation schedule

You must attend all of your orientation events, according to your program of study.

Waterloo - Degree, Diploma or Certificate (post-secondary) programs

Day 1

Program Orientation
Friday, August 30th, 2019

Please check: Conestoga's Orientation website for up-to-date Orientation dates and times.

Day 2

International New Student Orientation
Saturday, September 7th, 2019

Stay tuned for more details

Learn about Canadian culture and support services specific to international student success at Conestoga College.

Brantford Campus Orientation

Spring 2019 mandatory orientation schedule

You must attend all of your orientation events, according to your program of study.

Brantford - Diploma or Certificate (post-secondary) programs

Day 1

Program Orientation
Friday, August 30th, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Brantford Campus

Please check: Conestoga's Orientation website for up-to-date Orientation dates and times.

Day 2

International New Student Orientation
Saturday, September 7th, 2019

Stay tuned for more details

Learn about Canadian culture and support services specific to international student success at Conestoga College.

If you arrive in Canada after April 30, please note there will be an opportunity to attend other events on another date where the same information will be available. Information regarding this will follow.

Cambridge Campus Orientation

Spring 2019 mandatory orientation schedule

You must attend all of your orientation events, according to your program of study.

Day 1

Program Orientation
Monday, August 19th for Degree Programs
8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Thursday, August 29th
9:00 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Please check: Conestoga's Orientation website for up-to-date Orientation dates and times.

Day 2

International New Student Orientation
Friday, September 6th, 2019

Stay tuned for more details

Learn about Canadian culture and support services specific to international student success at Conestoga College.

Guelph Campus Orientation

Spring 2019 mandatory orientation schedule

You must attend all of your orientation events, according to your program of study.

Day 1

Program Orientation
Monday, August 26th
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Please check: Conestoga's Orientation website for up-to-date Orientation dates and times.

Day 2

International New Student Orientation

Stay tuned for more details

Learn about Canadian culture and support services specific to international student success at Conestoga College.

Student ID – ONE Card

Upload your photo in advance and pick up your ONE Card (student ID) as soon as you arrive. Get help with your ONE Card.

Getting Online

For instructions on how to access myConestoga, eConestoga, student portal, email, timetable, booklist, etc. visit the IT website.