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Welcome and Orientation

Welcome and Orientation

After the Holidays the International Centre will re-open on January 2, 2020 at 8:30 am.
QUIC provides Extended Hours of Operation to help ensure a safe and comfortable arrival in Kingston:
Thursday, January 2: 8:30 am – 7:00 pm
Friday, January 3:  8:30 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, January 4: 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday, January 5: 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Welcome Activities at the QUIC:

Thursday, January 2:
• 9:00 am – 4:00 pm SIN Clinic Appointment Sign-up begins (in person at the QUIC or by phone 613.533.2604)
• 1:00 – 2:30 pm – Immigration Information Session
• 3:00 – 4:00 pm – Campus Tour (meet at QUIC)
• 4:30 – 7:00 pm – Games @QUIC
Friday, January 3:
• 1:00 – 2:30 pm – UHIP Information Session
• 3:00 – 4:00 pm – Campus Tour (meet at QUIC)
• 4:30 – 7:00 pm – Movie Night
Saturday, January 4:
• 1:30 – 3:00 pm – Tour of Downtown (meet at QUIC)
• 3:30 – 7:00 pm – Games @QUIC
Sunday, January 5:
• 3:30 – 7:00 pm – Games @QUIC

On Monday, January 6, QUIC will resume standard hours of operation 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.

First Week of School Activities:
Monday, January 6:
• 5:30 – 7:00 pm Winter Wellness Session
Tuesday, January 7:
• 5:30 – 7:30 pm – Workshop: English Academic Writing Support
Wednesday, January 8:
• 9:30 am – 3:30 pm SIN Clinic
• 5:00 – 7:00 pm – Graduate Student Orientation
Thursday, January 9:
• 9:30 am – 3:30 pm SIN Clinic
• 5:30 – 7:00 pm – English Conversation Group
Friday, January 10:
• 9:30 am – 3:30 pm SIN Clinic

Bus Trip for International Students: Come with us to Ottawa on Saturday, February 8, 2020!
Bus Tickets for the Ottawa trip go on sale on Monday, January 13, available at the QUIC 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, cash payments only please.

QUIC provides welcome and orientation services continuously whenever a student, scholar or staff member arrives. We prepare an International Welcome and Orientation Program for Fall and Winter.

University sessional dates are available here.