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Pre-Arrival and Arrival

 

Pre-Arrival

The Queen’s University website provides information and links to the various departments and services on campus as well as clear instructions regarding how to get to Kingston.

Clear instructions regarding how to get to Kingston are also available from the QUIC website.

The QUIC website provides detailed information regarding Visas, immigration, accommodation, and more.

Exchange students receive an acceptance package that includes details related to their exchange and housing information.

 

Arrival

Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC) Resources

International Student Orientation activities provide newly-arrived international students with cultural, academic, logistical and social information.

All international students must enroll in the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP).

The International Housing Support services offer housing assistance to new international students.

The Living in Kingston Guide provides international students with valuable information and assists them in their adjustment to Kingston and Queen’s.

 

General Resources

The undergraduate student government Alma Mater Society provides a number of important services, including supplemental health and dental insurance.

Exchange students are invited to participate in the optional student-run New, Exchange, and Worldly Transfer Students (NEWTS) Orientation Program.

All new students are invited to participate in the general Queen’s Orientation Programs.

The graduate student government Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) provides a number of important services, including supplemental health and dental insurance.