College 101

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Coming Winter 2024! Please check back soon for more information.

Course Description

Students learn what to expect in a college or university environment, with special focus on time and stress management, overcoming barriers, critical thinking, and planning next steps.

Upon successful completion, students will receive a general education credit toward a variety of college programs! 

What You’ll Learn

  • Reflection and growth mindset
  • Applying strengths and skills to employment and education goals
  • Strategies for success in school

Course Details

Coming Winter 2024!


College 101 (Course Code: SSCI 10075) is a required course for the College Fundamentals Certificate

College 101 is also a General Education course and can be applied to various Mohawk College programs.



We welcome applications from all those interested in City School, but please note that priority will be given to those who meet the following:

  • 19 years of age or older
  • Have no or limited post-secondary education (i.e., college, university, or participated in an apprenticeship); and/or currently unemployed and/or in receipt of social assistance (e.g., Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program).
  • For online courses, live within Ontario; for in-person courses, live within the community in which the course(s) is being offered.

Note: High school completion is not a requirement. Anyone who will be taking a post-secondary course or program, at Mohawk College or any other educational institution, will not be eligible to register for City School courses at the same time.


We do our best to make case-by-case considerations.

Should class registration not be full by the application deadline, applicants who do not meet the criteria will be considered on a chronological basis.


Students can earn up to two (2) free credits through City School.

You will be notified of your registration status approximately three (3) weeks before the course begins.



Phone: 905-575-2489
Email: cityschool [at] (cityschool[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)

Coming Winter 2024! Please check back soon for more information.