Community-Based Orientation Schedule

Check out your Summer 2020 schedule by pathway and year, and save the dates! Orientation offerings will run throughout your Summer course dates of July 6th to August 12th, 2020. Ensure to visit this page closer to the start of the Summer term for updates, and stay tuned for Zoom meeting details. Questions? Email us at upe@ucalgary.ca.


Bridging Students

Starting the Bridging pathway? The below sessions are for you:

  1. Welcome/Advising Session

    Status: Mandatory

    When: July 7th, 10.00 - 11.30am

    What: Meet your Associate Dean, Director, Student Experience, Advising Team, and more! After introductions, we'll chat about your pathway, how it leads into the Four-Year degree, and the requirements you need to meet to successfully transition into the Four-Year pathway - basically, a Bridging 101!

  2. Advising Sessions

    Status: Optional

    When: Weekly on Thursdays, from 10.00am - 12.00pm, Starting July 16th

    What: Do you have further advising questions, from transfer credit to degree progression to registration troubleshooting or program regulations? We've dedicated this advising time to you!


Four-Year Students

If you are a newly admitted Four-Year student (including successful Change of Program students transitioning from the Bridging pathway), the below sessions are for you:

  1. Welcome/Advising Session

    Status: Mandatory

    When: July 7th, 1.30 - 3.00pm

    What: Meet your Associate Dean, Director, Student Experience, Advising Team, and more! After introductions, we'll chat about your degree structure, selecting non-Education courses, the Letter of Permission process, academic review, and student standing regulations - basically, a Four-Year 101!

     

  2. Field Experience Session

    Status: Mandatory

    When: July 14th, 10.00 - 11.30am

    What: Meet your Director, Field Experience, and your Field Experience Advising Team. This session will cover the field experience placement process, timelines, and what to expect in your practicums.

  3. Student Opportunities/Resources Session

    Status: Optional

    When: July 15th, 1.30 - 3.00pm

    What: Meet your Student and Youth Leadership Facilitator, and chat about the amazing opportunities available throughout your degree, from Teaching Across Borders to Service-Learning, and Professional Learning to Land-Based Learning field trips. We'll also cover Wellness and other university supports that can be accessed as distance students.

  4. Social Sessions

    Status: Optional

    When: Weekly on Thursdays from 2.00 - 3.00pm, Starting July 16th

    What: Get to know your fellow Community-Based students outside of the digital classroom with our weekly meet-ups. Meet colleagues from across Alberta, the Northwest Territories, and British Columbia, and find out what drives your peers from different communities to obtain their BEd.

  5. Advising Sessions

    Status: Optional

    When: Weekly on Thursdays, from 10.00am - 12.00pm, Starting July 16th

    What: Do you have further advising questions, from transfer credit to degree progression to registration troubleshooting or program regulations? We've dedicated this advising time to you!

If you are a continuing student, Year 2 or 3, following a three-year or four-year plan, the below sessions are for you:

  1. New Regulations/Check-In Session

    Status: Mandatory

    When: July 9th, 1.30 - 3.00pm

    What: Check in with your Advising Team, make sure you're on track, and get up-to-date information on any new program or regulation changes that may affect you.

  2. Field Experience Session

    Status: Mandatory for Students Taking Field Experience in 2020-2021

    When: July 14th, 10.00 - 11.30am

    What: Meet your Director, Field Experience, and your Field Experience Advising Team. This session will cover the field experience placement process, timelines, and what to expect in your practicums.

  3. Student Opportunities/Resources Session

    Status: Optional

    When: July 15th, 1.30 - 3.00pm

    What: Meet your Student and Youth Leadership Facilitator, and chat about the amazing opportunities available throughout your degree, from Teaching Across Borders to Service-Learning, and Professional Learning to Land-Based Learning field trips. We'll also cover Wellness and other university supports that can be accessed as distance students.

  4. Social Sessions

    Status: Optional

    When: Weekly on Thursdays, from 2.00 - 3.00pm, Starting July 16th

    What: Get to know your fellow Community-Based students outside of the digital classroom with our weekly meet-ups. Meet colleagues from across Alberta, the Northwest Territories, and British Columbia, and find out what drives your peers from different communities to obtain their BEd.

  5. Advising Sessions

    Status: Optional

    When: Weekly on Thursdays, from 10.00am - 12.00pm, Starting July 16th

    What: Do you have further advising questions, from transfer credit to degree progression to registration troubleshooting or program regulations? We've dedicated this advising time to you!

If you are entering your 500-level courses, the below sessions are for you:

  1. Graduation/Certification Session

    Status: Mandatory

    When: July 15th, 10.00 - 11.30am

    What: As you enter your final year of courses, get a head start on understanding graduation, certification, and salary assessment processes, and tips on what you'll need for job applications and preparing for interviews.

  2. Field Experience Session

    Status: Mandatory

    When: July 14th, 1.30 - 3.00pm

    What: Meet your new Director, Field Experience, and chat with your Field Experience Advising Team. This session will cover the field experience placement process, timelines, and what to expect in your upcoming practicums.

  3. Student Opportunities/Resources Session

    Status: Optional

    When: July 15th, 1.30 - 3.00pm

    What: Meet your Student and Youth Leadership Facilitator, and chat about the amazing opportunities available throughout your degree, from Teaching Across Borders to Service-Learning, and Professional Learning to Land-Based Learning field trips. We'll also cover Wellness and other university supports that can be accessed as distance students.

  4. Social Sessions

    Status: Optional

    When: Weekly on Thursdays, from 2.00 - 3.00pm, Starting July 16th

    What: Get to know your fellow Community-Based students outside of the digital classroom with our weekly meet-ups. Meet colleagues from across Alberta, the Northwest Territories, and British Columbia, and find out what drives your peers from different communities to obtain their BEd.

  5. Advising Sessions

    Status: Optional

    When: Weekly on Thursdays, from 10.00am - 12.00pm, Starting July 16th

    What: Do you have further advising questions, from graduation checks to ensuring transfer credit is posted? We've dedicated this advising time to you!


After-Degree Students

Starting the After-Degree pathway? The below sessions are for you:

  1. Welcome/Advising Session

    Status: Mandatory

    When: July 9th, 10.00 - 11.30am

    What: Meet your Associate Dean, Director, Student Experience, Advising Team, and more! After introductions, we'll chat about your degree structure, academic review, and student standing regulations - basically, an After-Degree 101!

  2. Field Experience Session

    Status: Mandatory

    When: July 14th, 10.00 - 11.30am

    What: Meet your Director, Field Experience, and your Field Experience Advising Team. This session will cover the field experience placement process, timelines, and what to expect in your practicums.

  3. Student Opportunities/Resources Session

    Status: Optional

    When: July 15th, 1.30 - 3.00pm

    What: Meet your Student and Youth Leadership Facilitator, and chat about the amazing opportunities available throughout your degree, from Teaching Across Borders to Service-Learning, and Professional Learning to Land-Based Learning field trips. We'll also cover Wellness and other university supports that can be accessed as distance students.

  4. Social Sessions

    Status: Optional

    When: Weekly on Thursdays from 2.00 - 3.00pm, Starting July 16th

    What: Get to know your fellow Community-Based students outside of the digital classroom with our weekly meet-ups. Meet colleagues from across Alberta, the Northwest Territories, and British Columbia, and find out what drives your peers from different communities to obtain their BEd.

  5. Advising Sessions

    Status: Optional

    When: Weekly on Thursdays, from 10.00am - 12.00pm, Starting July 16th

    What: Do you have further advising questions, from degree progression to registration troubleshooting or program regulations? We've dedicated this advising time to you!

If you are entering your 500-level courses, the below sessions are for you:

  1. Graduation/Certification Session

    Status: Mandatory

    When: July 15th, 10.00 - 11.30am

    What: As you enter your final year of courses, get a head start on understanding graduation, certification, and salary assessment processes, and tips on what you'll need for job applications and preparing for interviews.

  2. Field Experience Session

    Status: Mandatory

    When: July 14th, 1.30 - 3.00pm

    What: Meet your new Director, Field Experience, and chat with your Field Experience Advising Team. This session will cover the field experience placement process, timelines, and what to expect in your upcoming practicums.

  3. Student Opportunities/Resources Session

    Status: Optional

    When: July 15th, 1.30 - 3.00pm

    What: Meet your Student and Youth Leadership Facilitator, and chat about the amazing opportunities available throughout your degree, from Teaching Across Borders to Service-Learning, and Professional Learning to Land-Based Learning field trips. We'll also cover Wellness and other university supports that can be accessed as distance students.

  4. Social Sessions

    Status: Optional

    When: Weekly on Thursdays, from 2.00 - 3.00pm, Starting July 16th

    What: Get to know your fellow Community-Based students outside of the digital classroom with our weekly meet-ups. Meet colleagues from across Alberta, the Northwest Territories, and British Columbia, and find out what drives your peers from different communities to obtain their BEd.

  5. Advising Sessions

    Status: Optional

    When: Weekly on Thursdays, from 10.00am - 12.00pm, Starting July 16th

    What: Do you have further advising questions, from graduation checks to registration troubleshooting? We've dedicated this advising time to you!


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