10 things you can do now to prepare for the fall term


Are you starting at George Brown College in September and chomping at the bit to get ready for the fall term?

Here are 10 things you can do now:

  1. Visit your campus.
    • Time how long it takes you to get to the college so you can plan for your commute to school. Check out the TTC Trip Planner Open New Browser Window and the GO Transit Trip Planner Open New Browser Window.
    • Walk around both on and off campus to get a feel of what to expect for the fall. 
    • Take this opportunity to scope out lunch spots, including these great on-campus options.
    • If you’ll be living in our new residence, stop by and check out The George and the surrounding neighbourhood.  
  2. Register for fall term classes
    Web registration is underway. Check STU-VIEW Open New Browser Window to find out when you can register.
  3. Apply for a part-time job on campus
    Are you hoping to work through the school year? Check the college’s job listing service, GBCareers Open New Browser Window, to check for available jobs both on and off campus and follow our social channels.

  4. Find out how to get involved in campus life
    Learn about ways you can meet new people, network and gain new skills by getting involved in campus life.
  5. Set a budget: Check out these money management tips for students

  6.  Submit your student ID pic
  7. Avoid lineups in September and submit a photo online for your George Brown College student ID. 

  8. Download the George Brown College app
    The George Brown College app has class lists, maps, important dates and contacts.
  9. Follow us on social media
  10. Connect with us on Instagram Open New Browser Window, Facebook Open New Browser Window and Twitter Open New Browser Window for the latest college news, on-campus jobs listings and campus highlights!

  11. Register for orientation
  12. Orientation for new students happens the week before your first semester. These sessions are a great way to familiarize yourself with the college and meet faculty and fellow students.

  13. Set personal goals
    Have you thought about setting goals for the fall term? Check out these tips Open New Browser Window. If you’re struggling to meet these goals during the school year, you can visit Counselling Services or your campus PeerConnect centre for help.