Lakers Orientation

Virtual Lakers Orientation

Welcome Week 2020

Lakers Orientation Welcome kicks off with the Accessibility Transition Program, International Student Orientation and Residence Move-in, the week of August 25-30.

This week is applicable only to students who are involved with these departments.

The week of September 1-5, will provide opportunities to connect with your faculty and academic supports to ensure a successful transition and preparedness to the classroom.

The Nipissing University Student Union (NUSU) wraps up Lakers Orientation with O-Weekend, which provides events to connect with your fellows Lakers.

Events listed below will indicate if there are any restrictions for attendance.

Lakers Orientation Schedule

Saturday, August 29

  • Sat
    29
    Aug
    Lakers Orientation
    Online
    Add to Calendar 2020-08-29 00:00:00 2020-09-05 23:59:59 Lakers Orientation Welcome Week 2020 August 29 to September 5, 2020 Online Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    August 29 to September 5, 2020
  • Sat
    29
    Aug
    Residence
    -
    Your Floor Lounge
    Add to Calendar 2020-08-29 19:00:00 2020-08-29 20:00:00 Meet your Don Drop by your lounge for this MANDATORY meeting. Meet the don, learn some key information and wear your floor t-shirt! Your Floor Lounge Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Drop by your lounge for this MANDATORY meeting. Meet the don, learn some key information and wear your floor t-shirt!
  • Sat
    29
    Aug
    Residence
    -
    Online
    Add to Calendar 2020-08-29 20:00:00 2020-08-29 21:00:00 Donut Calls Chat virtually with students who are moving into your community! Get to know one another better as you start to settle into your #NUHome! Online Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Chat virtually with students who are moving into your community! Get to know one another better as you start to settle into your #NUHome!

Sunday, August 30

  • Sun
    30
    Aug
    Residence
    -
    Your Floor Lounge
    Add to Calendar 2020-08-30 19:00:00 2020-08-30 20:00:00 Meet your Don Drop by your lounge for this MANDATORY meeting. Meet the don, learn some key information and wear your floor t-shirt! Your Floor Lounge Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Drop by your lounge for this MANDATORY meeting. Meet the don, learn some key information and wear your floor t-shirt!
  • Sun
    30
    Aug
    Residence
    -
    Virtual
    Add to Calendar 2020-08-30 20:00:00 2020-08-30 21:00:00 Yoga Unwind and relax by tuning in to virtual Yoga! More information and how to sign up will be communicated in advance. Virtual Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Unwind and relax by tuning in to virtual Yoga! More information and how to sign up will be communicated in advance.

Monday, August 31

  • Mon
    31
    Aug
    AskMe Drop-in
    -
    Zoom
    Add to Calendar 2020-08-31 18:30:00 2020-08-31 19:30:00 AskMe Drop-in These virtual drop-in sessions are designed for students to drop-in and ask any questions that they may have about beginning their time here at Nipissing University. Zoom Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    These virtual drop-in sessions are designed for students to drop-in and ask any questions that they may have about beginning their time here at Nipissing University.
  • Mon
    31
    Aug
    Residence
    -
    Your Floor Lounge
    Add to Calendar 2020-08-31 19:00:00 2020-08-31 20:00:00 Meet your Don Drop by your lounge for this MANDATORY meeting. Meet the don, learn some key information and wear your floor t-shirt! Your Floor Lounge Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Drop by your lounge for this MANDATORY meeting. Meet the don, learn some key information and wear your floor t-shirt!
  • Mon
    31
    Aug
    Residence
    -
    Virtual
    Add to Calendar 2020-08-31 20:00:00 2020-08-31 21:00:00 Trivia Residence Life hosts Virtual Trivia! Tune in for an opportunity to meet students, win some great prizes and show off your trivia smarts! Virtual Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Residence Life hosts Virtual Trivia! Tune in for an opportunity to meet students, win some great prizes and show off your trivia smarts!

Tuesday, September 1

  • Tue
    1
    Sep
    Meet Your Professors
    -
    Zoom
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-01 10:20:00 2020-09-01 10:30:00 Learning in A Virtual Environment Join the Dean of Teaching, Pat Maher, in an informative discussion that will prepare you for what learning in a virtual environment looks like. Zoom Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Join the Dean of Teaching, Pat Maher, in an informative discussion that will prepare you for what learning in a virtual environment looks like.
  • Tue
    1
    Sep
    Meet Your Professors
    -
    Zoom
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-01 10:30:00 2020-09-01 11:30:00 Meet Your Profs This is an opportunity to explore the expectations of academic life at Nipissing University! Zoom Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    This is an opportunity to explore the expectations of academic life at Nipissing University!
  • Tue
    1
    Sep
    AskMe Drop-in
    -
    Zoom
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-01 12:00:00 2020-09-01 14:00:00 AskMe Drop-in Drop into the link and ask any question you have about your transition to University and the AskMe peer team will answer your question or connect you with the right resource! Zoom Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Drop into the link and ask any question you have about your transition to University and the AskMe peer team will answer your question or connect you with the right resource!
  • Tue
    1
    Sep
    Academic Skills Workshops
    -
    Zoom
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-01 13:30:00 2020-09-01 13:45:00 Snailing The Semester Why you should avoid cramming Zoom Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Why you should avoid cramming
  • Tue
    1
    Sep
    Academic Skills Workshops
    -
    Zoom
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-01 13:50:00 2020-09-01 14:05:00 Between the Covers Get to know your textbook Zoom Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Get to know your textbook
  • Tue
    1
    Sep
    Academic Skills Workshops
    -
    Zoom
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-01 14:10:00 2020-09-01 14:25:00 A Fraction Ahead Getting ready for your math class Zoom Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Getting ready for your math class
  • Tue
    1
    Sep
    Academic Skills Workshops
    -
    Zoom
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-01 14:30:00 2020-09-01 14:45:00 Post-It-Notes How to write discussion posts Zoom Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    How to write discussion posts
  • Tue
    1
    Sep
    AskMe Drop-in
    -
    Zoom
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-01 15:00:00 2020-09-01 17:00:00 AskMe Drop-in Drop into the link and ask any question you have about your transition to University and the AskMe peer team will answer your question or connect you with the right resource! Zoom Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Drop into the link and ask any question you have about your transition to University and the AskMe peer team will answer your question or connect you with the right resource!
  • Tue
    1
    Sep
    Residence
    -
    Your Floor Lounge
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-01 19:00:00 2020-09-01 20:00:00 Meet your Don Drop by your lounge for this MANDATORY meeting. Meet the don, learn some key information and wear your floor t-shirt! Your Floor Lounge Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Drop by your lounge for this MANDATORY meeting. Meet the don, learn some key information and wear your floor t-shirt!
  • Tue
    1
    Sep
    Residence
    -
    Virtual
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-01 20:00:00 2020-09-01 21:00:00 Paint Night Tap into your artsy side by tuning in to a virtual Paint Night with Residence Life. Signups and more information will be communicated in advance. Virtual Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Tap into your artsy side by tuning in to a virtual Paint Night with Residence Life. Signups and more information will be communicated in advance.

Wednesday, September 2

  • Wed
    2
    Sep
    Residence
    -
    Your Floor Lounge
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-02 19:00:00 2020-09-02 20:00:00 Meet your Don Drop by your lounge for this MANDATORY meeting. Meet the don, learn some key information and wear your floor t-shirt! Your Floor Lounge Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Drop by your lounge for this MANDATORY meeting. Meet the don, learn some key information and wear your floor t-shirt!
  • Wed
    2
    Sep
    Residence
    -
    Online
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-02 20:00:00 2020-09-02 23:00:00 Coffee House/Open Mic Night Tune in online and showcase your unique talents with other students living in Residence! Sign-ups and more information to be sent in advance. Online Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Tune in online and showcase your unique talents with other students living in Residence! Sign-ups and more information to be sent in advance.

Thursday, September 3

  • Thu
    3
    Sep
    NUSU
    -
    In-person and On-line
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-03 09:00:00 2020-09-03 10:00:00 O-Weekend Welcome Thursday morning, a pre-recorded video will be released for the introduction to O-Weekend. In-person and On-line Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Thursday morning, a pre-recorded video will be released for the introduction to O-Weekend.
  • Thu
    3
    Sep
    NUSU
    -
    Online
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-03 10:00:00 2020-09-03 11:00:00 Speak About It Join Speak About It for an online performance, featuring storytelling, humour, and dialogue and learn what healthy relationships and sex can and should look like. Online Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Join Speak About It for an online performance, featuring storytelling, humour, and dialogue and learn what healthy relationships and sex can and should look like.
  • Thu
    3
    Sep
    NUSU
    -
    In-person and On-line
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-03 13:00:00 2020-09-03 14:00:00 Team Time Introductions Teams will get together to get to know each other, play ice-breakers, all over a zoom call for those out of town and in-person around different locations on campus. In-person and On-line Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Teams will get together to get to know each other, play ice-breakers, all over a zoom call for those out of town and in-person around different locations on campus.
  • Thu
    3
    Sep
    NUSU
    -
    In-person
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-03 14:30:00 2020-09-03 14:30:00 Stationed GLO’s Games on campus for students to engage with each other and get to know their fellow incoming students. In-person Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Games on campus for students to engage with each other and get to know their fellow incoming students.
  • Thu
    3
    Sep
    NUSU
    -
    Online
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-03 16:00:00 2020-09-03 17:00:00 Virtual Escape Room Virtual Escape Room Online Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Virtual Escape Room
  • Thu
    3
    Sep
    Residence
    -
    Your Floor Lounge
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-03 19:00:00 2020-09-03 20:00:00 Meet your Don Meet the don, learn some key information and wear your floor t-shirt! Your Floor Lounge Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Meet the don, learn some key information and wear your floor t-shirt!
  • Thu
    3
    Sep
    Residence
    -
    Online
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-03 20:00:00 2020-09-03 21:00:00 Sexy Bingo Head on to Zoom for laughs, prizes, a chance to debunk some sex myths and learn about healthy sex and relationships. Online Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Head on to Zoom for laughs, prizes, a chance to debunk some sex myths and learn about healthy sex and relationships.

Friday, September 4

  • Fri
    4
    Sep
    Residence
    -
    Your Floor Lounge
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-04 19:00:00 2020-09-04 20:00:00 Meet your Don Drop by your lounge for this MANDATORY meeting. Meet the don, learn some key information and wear your floor t-shirt! Your Floor Lounge Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Drop by your lounge for this MANDATORY meeting. Meet the don, learn some key information and wear your floor t-shirt!
  • Fri
    4
    Sep
    Residence
    -
    Virtual
    Add to Calendar 2020-09-04 20:00:00 2020-09-04 22:00:00 Virtual Movie Night Tune in and have a “watch” party with Frosh and Residence students! Virtual Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Tune in and have a “watch” party with Frosh and Residence students!