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.
For returning students
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 first four weeks of classes. Prizes include Campus Store gift cards ranging from $50 to $500. Check out the course for more details on how to win!
The time commitment for this course will vary per student and per topic, but generally, each badge will take 10 to 20 minutes to complete.
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.
We want you to have a great start to your first semester, and know that you are an important member of our Mohawk community! We have put together a welcome package for you, which includes fun digital downloads and items to show off your Mohawk school spirit! Best of all, we've included resources to help you get involved at Mohawk and in the community, where you can join events and connect with other students!
LIVE! Orientation Events & Programs
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.
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
Find out more about our next International Events.
First Year Experience (FYE)
The FYE Program at Mohawk College is designed to support you in your transition to college life! For the Spring semester, our FYE leaders will be hosting a variety of sessions weekly to welcome you to our community and help connect you to the college as you dive into semester one!
Check out the FYE webpage to meet your FYE leaders, learn more about the program, and save your spot in an upcoming session!
The Future Ready Toolkit is full of helpful information to support your college journey. However, we know there are times when you need more immediate support. The following resources will help you get the support you need.
- Need help using technology such as MyCanvas or Microsoft Office? Contact the Academic Technology Services
- Having technical issues logging in or accessing your accounts? Contact Student Technical Support
The Mohawk Library offers many resources including:
Locations at Fennell, IAHS, and Stoney Creek
- In-person & Online virtual support
- Research Guides
- Library Resources: Databases, eBooks, & Streaming Videos
- APA Guide
- Do It Yourself Guides
- Group space bookings at Fennell and IAHS campus locations.
- An open course in MyCanvas: research and Library resources, check for plagiarism & citing with Turnitin.
Academic Program Support
- Connect with your Program area using the program search
- Connect with your Student Success Advisor
- Connect with a peer tutor Learning Support Center | Mohawk College
Mental Health and Wellness
Contact: counselling [at] mohawkcollege.ca
Visit: Mohawk College Counselling.
Other Questions? Contact the Square - student services.
Accessible Learning Services
Register with Accessible Learning Services through Accommodate for support with academic accommodation needs.
Learn more about Accommodate today!