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Algonquin College Events
Mon May 8

AC Day 1 (Spring 2017 Orientation at the Ottawa campus)

  • Time: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Location: Student Commons, along with various locations across the Ottawa campus
  • Campus: Ottawa

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New Level 1 Spring intake (full-time) students at the Ottawa campus begin their time at Algonquin College on Monday, May 8, at AC Day 1. This is the kick-off to their academic and social life here. There are lots of activities on the schedule, and the event will combine the informative with the social. Visit for more information about Orientation.
Event highlights for students:
  • Program Orientation
  • Complimentary meal
  • Getting set up on Blackboard, email, WiFi
  • Campus tours
  • AC Card/U-Pass pick up
  • Workshops and info sessions about eTexts, Intro to Tech@AC, Financial Aid and Student Awards, and advising transfer students
  • Spring Social, featuring live music by Highway Sunrise Duo, plus social activities and the Chill Zone 
Please note that classes will be suspended from 8:00am-1:00pm on May 8 for Level 1 Spring intake students at the Ottawa campus so that they can attend AC Day 1. The regular class schedule will resume after 1:00pm. (All other students will have regular classes this day.)
For any questions related to AC Day 1 that cannot be answered via the website, please contact