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Pre-arrival Guide


The International Student Guidebook is a resource for students to assist with their planning to come to Queen’s; for up-to-date travel information visit the Arrival to Canada page.


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  • Regular business hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Students are welcome to drop in to use the facilities for studying, and to eat their lunch.

  • Winter Break shutdown: Queen’s University and the QUIC will be closed Fri. December 23, 2022 – January 2, 2023 inclusive, and will re-open on Tue. January 3, 2023.

  • During regular university operations, our International Student Advisors offer confidential individual Drop-in Advising Mondays to Thursdays 10:00 – 11:00 am and 2:00 – 3:00 pm. During these times both in-person and virtual advising drop in is available. For the virtual service please see the Zoom link here.

  • Individual appointments: To request a virtual appointment with an ISA please email isa@queensu.ca. 
  • QUIC offers various workshops, info sessions and intercultural training, and periodically presents to campus groups at different occasions through the year – click here to request a custom workshop.

QUIC is committed to support Queen’s students, staff and faculty in the building of diverse and inclusive communities by providing programing that support transition and successful student experience.