Student Access and Transition Coach

Transition Coaching is available by phone and email. Contact Julia via email (julia.millington [at] mohawkcollege.ca) to set up your 1:1 appointment.

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Student Access & Transition Coach

You can meet with the Transition Coach to help you grow your academic, personal, and professional success through one-on-one coaching sessions, tailored to your goals.

If you would like to learn more or set up an appointment, send me an email! julia.millington [at] mohawkcollege.ca

Julia Millington

Meet Julia

Welcome! My name is Julia and I am your Access & Transition Coach. Congratulations on your acceptance to Mohawk College!

I know that starting a new program can be a stressful and challenging time - that's why I am here to help! When I started post-secondary, I remember feeling so overwhelmed by OSAP, timetable selection, and paying fees that on my first day of classes I already felt behind. As your coach, I am here to answer all your questions and provide support through the process of transitioning into your program.

 You’ve accomplished so much to get here, let's build on that success! 

 

What is a Student Access & Transition Coach?

If you have have recently completed a Mohawk College preparatory program, you can make an appointment with the Student Access and Transition Coach to get support with academic, personal, and professional success through one-on-one coaching sessions, tailored to your goals. Specifically, the Access & Transition Coach can help with:

  • Building a plan to set you up for success in your first semester at college and beyond
  • Providing check-ins as needed throughout the term
  • Navigating the supports and services available to you as a Mohawk student
  • Connecting you to peer resources, social activities, and student events

These preparatory programs include:

  • City School
  • Academic Upgrading
  • LINC
  • Career Pathways
  • CICE
  • Referred through College in Motion

 

Frequently Asked Questions

I have applied to Mohawk College, now what?

Yay - applying is a great first step in your post-secondary journey! I often hear from students that the hardest part of the process is waiting for your acceptance letter.

For now, focus your energy on completing all the steps to your application, you may have pre-admissions testing or courses to finish. Keep checking your email and the OCAS website! For more information on the next steps, visit the Future Students web page, specifically Step #5: What to do Before your Arrive.

I have not applied to college and I want to discuss what program to take and how to apply.  Who can help me?

The Recruitment team works out of the Discovery Centre and they are able talk to you about the programs offered at Mohawk, the prerequisites, and assist you with the application process.

For more information, please visit the Discovery Centre website

I am coming to Mohawk and I am worried about the cost of college. What resources are available to help?

For domestic students, I recommend you consider OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program). OSAP is a blend if loans and grants from the Federal and Provincial governments which are designed to help fund your post-secondary studies. Visit the OSAP website to get an estimate of your funding and to apply.

Additionally, Mohawk College offers financial awards to students through the Financial Assistance department. To qualify for an award, each term you’ll need to complete a MyMohawk Financial Assistance Profile.  For more information  about awards, visit the Awards: Scholarships & Bursuries page. To complete the MyMohawk Financial Assistance Profile, visit the Apply Now page.

For more information on how to pay, optional fees, and understanding your balance visit the Tuition & Fees page

I have been accepted to my program at Mohawk College. What are my next steps?

  1. Celebrate!!
  2. Confirm your offer on the Ontario Colleges website.
  3. Pay the non-refundable $500 deposit to reserve your space. Visit The Square to do this. 
  4. Complete your Admissions Testing or your Assessment for Success.
  5. Check your timetable registration date on the Academic & Important Dates page
  6. Register for your courses on MyMohawk. For more information about registering, visit the Registering for Classes page.

To read the full COLLEGE READY checklist created by the Admissions department, visit the Welcome to Mohawk College page.

Let us help you build on your success – get connected now!

Can’t find the answer to your question or would like some help preparing for college? Send me an email! I am here to work with you to problem-solve any issues you may encounter and provide personalized support!

Email: julia.millington [at] mohawkcollege.ca (preferred)

Phone: 905-575-1212 ext. 3957

Location: Fennell Campus – Room C122 – Learning Support Centre