Orientation

Welcome to George Brown College!

On behalf of the entire Orientation and Student Life team, WELCOME to George Brown College!

Orientation is an amazing opportunity to meet your fellow classmates and faculty, get important information about services and supports available at the college to guide your success, and learn about all the awesome ways to get involved even when you’re studying online.

Orientation Events for All Students

Orientation isn’t just for new students, it’s for everyone. Be sure to check out this Orientation Calendar of events that will be continuously updated to include all the exciting things happening right into the term. Entertainment, Info Sessions, Keynote Speakers, discussions, workshops, personal interest classes, drop-ins, games, and challenges. There really is something for everyone.

 

NEW STUDENT ACADEMIC PROGRAM ORIENTATIONS

This will be your opportunity to connect with your faculty and get important information about starting your program on the right track. 

Select the tab for your academic centre, then choose your specific program to register to attend your program orientation. *You will receive a reminder email 48 hours, 24 hours, and 15 minutes prior to the event start time with your link to participate in your program orientation. If you register after the last reminder is sent, email orientation@georgebrown.ca to get your individual link.

CENTRE FOR BUSINESS

Marketing

Human Resources

Management

Accounting & Finance

*Please note: 

A146 – Pre-Business is part of the Centre for Preparatory & Liberal Studies. Please select that tab above to register for your program orientation.

    CENTRE FOR COMMUNITY SERVICES & HEALTH SCIENCES

    Nursing

    Dental Health

    Health & Wellness

    Health Services Management

    *Please note: 

    • A109 – Pre-Health Sciences, A103 – Pre-Community Services are part of the Centre for Preparatory & Liberal Studies. Please select that tab above to register for your program orientations.
    • C405 Autism and Behavioural Science will have their program orientation on the first day of class. Please refer to mailings from your faculty.
    • S113 Dental Assisting Levels I & II has been suspended until the Fall 2021 term.
    • Post Grad Nursing programs will host their orientations during the first day of class. 
    • Students in Early Childhood programs will receive an invitation directly from their program area. 

    Online Orientation, Before You Arrive

    Get a jump start on your college journey! GBC's Online Orientation will help you carry out practical and administrative tasks like getting your digital Student ID, plan your academic accommodation (if needed), find out how to access equipment loans and much more before the semester even starts!

    We have broken down the Online Orientation into 6 different modules. You can do them one at a time, at your own pace, leading up to the beginning of the semester. Simply log into BlackBoard with your student number and password to get started! Online Orientation is available to all new students in their first semester until the end of their first term.

    Online Learning Site

    We’ve put together a comprehensive site for your online learning needs at George Brown to help you become a successful remote learner. Find out about the college platforms used and how to navigate them, Blackboard, and personal and academic strategies you can use to be successful while you’re studying from home.

    Questions?

    Questions or concerns? Contact the Student Life team at orientation@georgebrown.ca.

    You can check out the links on the left side of this page to help you navigate through getting started on the right track. Don't forget to connect with the college community and follow us on social media!