First Year Questions

Welcome to Mohawk College!

This webpage has been set up to provide resources and services that can answer common questions you may have.

Academic Assistance

Need some help reaching your academic goals? Try the Learning Support Centre (LSC) for FREE tutoring services for up to 3 hours each week! Also, check out our amazing Library resources on-campus and online for 24-hour access to the virtual library.

If you are in search of personalized, one-to-one support, contact your Student Success Advisor (SSA) for assistance in your personal program of study. You can also speak with your Program Coordinator.

Tutorial Help, Note-Taking Skills and Time Management Skills

The Learning Support Centre (LSC) and the Library have a wide array of workshops, services and resources that can assist you in these areas. The Digital Skills Toolkit can help you learn the foundational digital skills needed to succeed in College. For other online resources, reference the Study Skills Handbook (opens PDF) and the Academic Counselling Resource Guide. If you prefer videos, check out Lynda.com for access to free tutorials and how-to demonstrations!

Financial Assistance

For these types of questions, please visit our Financial Assistance website or visit us in person at The Square to see a Financial Assistance Advisor. We also provide a selection of Do-It Yourself Online Financial Workshops as well as the Mo-Money Resource Centre to support students to become more confident with their finances.

Career Advisement

Looking for a job? Our Career and Employment Advisors offer a wide array of career planning services and advising. We also have Co-op Specialists and Career Counselling Services that can support you in similar ways.

On and off-campus employment opportunities can be found through the CSEP Program, the Mohawk Student Association (MSA) and Student Engagement Job Postings. Online resources about interview and career path guidance can be found under Career Tools. We also host SURGE events which cater to inspiring and building future business students and entrepreneurs.

International Students

If you are an International student, there are a variety of specialized services and resources available for you. Come to International Square, located in room J137, Fennell campus to get answers to your questions about study or work permits and  access support during your transition to Canada and Mohawk through social events and academic workshops. If you’re looking for a comfortable place to call home at Mohawk, check out the Language & Culture Centre also in room J137 to enjoy your studies with students from all over the world.

Workshops and Events

We will be providing a variety of workshops and activities throughout the semester that will support your success in your program. We encourage you to attend! Details can be found on the Mohawk College Events Calendar or the MSA Events Calendar. Some events require registration, so register early!

Accessibility and Counselling

If you require additional support with your coursework, please refer to Accessible Learning Services. If you are finding that you would like to receive further support with your academic, career or personal goals, please consider meeting with one of our Counsellors at The Square.

Who Should I Ask?

Most questions that you have about Mohawk can be answered by someone in The Square, your Student Success Advisor (SSA) or your Program Coordinator.