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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On-Campus Orientation Events

Day One: Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Program & Career Launch

The academic orientation for your program, taking place either virtually or in-person


College Welcome

Attend in person or stream it online. View the full schedule for your campus on the Day One webpage.


Campus Exploration

Visit your campus in the afternoon to take a self-guided tour, complete your Campus Chore Checklist, and more.


View the full schedule for your campus on the Day One webpage.

Virtual Orientation Supports

Future Ready Orientation

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.

Login to view the Future Ready Orientation Course

Virtual Orientation Supports

First Year Experience (FYE) Program

The First Year Experience (FYE) Program at Mohawk College is designed to support you in your transition to college life!

New students can opt in to the program to get sorted into an FYE House, get matched with an FYE Leader, and get access to a variety of weekly workshops and sessions designed to help you succeed as you dive into semester one!

Join FYE

Virtual Orientation Supports

Virtual Learning Basket

Weaving together our knowledge and gifts

First Nation, Metis and Inuit (FNMI) students in all years of study are encouraged to enrol in Mohawk’s Virtual Learning Basket series on MyCanvas, Mohawk’s learning management system.

Created in collaboration with peers, alumni, Elders, Knowledge Keepers and educators, this resource will help FNMI students prepare to address physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and relational needs this semester and beyond.

Register for the Virtual Learning Basket

International Students

The Language & Culture Centre in partnership with International Student Services hosts many international student workshops, social and cultural events to support your transition to Mohawk College.

Here are a few specially designed for new students:

  • How to Succeed at Mohawk
  • Welcome to Hamilton
  • International Student Welcome

International Events