Tools and resources for new and current students to prepare for learning and life at Mohawk.
At Mohawk we know that a good start leads to a strong finish, so we’ve developed a series of virtual orientation and re-orientation experiences for new and returning students to set you up for success wherever you are learning this semester.
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For new students
All new students will be automatically enrolled in Mohawk’s Future Ready Orientation course on MyCanvas, Mohawk’s learning management system.
Designed to be completed at your own pace, this course will help student prepare for the semester ahead.
*Note: This does not include students enrolled in 284 - Community Integration through Co-operative Education (CICE). CICE students will be contacted by the program directly.
For returning students
Returning students are encouraged to enroll in Mohawk’s Future Ready Re-Orientation course in MyCanvas, Mohawk’s learning management system.
This self-paced, choose-your-own-adventure course offers confidence building tools and strategies for success to help you thrive this semester.
Earn While You Learn
As you complete Future Ready Orientation or Re-Orientation, you will have the opportunity to earn badges and receive credit on your Co-Curricular Record! For each badge you register, you will be entered into a draw to win multiple prizes.
The Student Life team will draw 10 winners every week for the month of September. Prizes include Campus Store gift cards ranging from $50-$500.
The time commitment for this course will vary per student and per topic, but generally, each badge will take 10-20 minutes to complete.
The following events and programs are offered in real-time in a virtual space to further support new students’ transition to the Fall semester at Mohawk College.
Use the links below to learn more and register.
This is an opportunity for new students to be paired with an upper-year mentor who can support your transition to college life.
Applications launch August 4, 2020. Program begins August 17-24, 2020 and runs through the Fall semester.
AccessAbility Summer Transition Program – Begin Well Do Well
An essential transition program for students with a disability who have registered with Accessible Learning Services.
Workshops and sessions run August 17-20, 2020
Virtual Advising Sessions
Get set for September with virtual Advising Sessions designed to offer new students a chance to meet with a member of the Student Services team in an online, small group setting.
Attending a session will help you:
- Understand important deadlines for tuition, registration and more
- Navigate our online systems, including MyMohawk
- Prepare for virtual success in your first-year at Mohawk College
- Get your important questions answered
Sessions will be offered on Tuesdays at 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm EST, and Thursdays at 12:00 pm EST from August 11th – September 3rd.
Program & Career Launch
At Mohawk your Academic Orientation is called Program & Career Launch. This is your opportunity to virtually meet faculty and learn more about your program and the career path ahead of you.
Most Launches will take place on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. If your Launch will be held on a different day, you will be contacted by your program.