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Countdown to Day One

Win 1 of 6 prizes by Tweeting #DayOneFun!

New students starting in Winter 2018, Tweet #DayOneFun and enter to win 1 of 6 amazing prizes during January 2 - January 15, 2018!  There are 5 prize packs valued at $100.00 each and 1 grand prize of a semesters worth of books, valued at $600.00 that will be added to the winner's ONECard!

Check out the contest rules.

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Participate in Orientation

Register for Start Smart

Services and activities to help you get ready for College, and succeed once you get here.

Orientation Activities

Save important dates

Save important dates

Take a quick glance of due dates and important activities at Mohawk College. 

Save important dates

Attend Day One

Be here on day one!

January 16th, 2018. Day One is the first day of college for new students. 

Schedule is based on program. 

See Day One Schedule (opens new window) for more information.

Complete the 7 steps for new students

Register for Start Smart

These are the essential things you need to do BEFORE you start classes.

7 steps for new students

Day One  

Date: January 16th
Time: Schedule is based on academic program. See Day One Schedule (opens new window) for more information.
Location: Fennell, IAHS, Stoney Creek Campus - based on academic program

Start Smart Sessions :Get tips for success, learn about resources, and hear from upper year students.

College welcome: A large welcome from the college staff, faculty, and administration. Includes guest speakers, and interactive activities to meet peers. 

Social: Time for you to meet new and current students as well as learn about some on campus resources and activities. Includes a free lunch!


Participate in Orientation

Orientation is more than a one-day event before classes start. It also includes the important things new students need to do before classes start, and a few more things to consider during your first semester. Below are lists of those activities:

You may also want to try:


Important dates

Be prepared for College 

Deadline for full fee payment (late fee will apply after this date) Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Day One - orientation for new students Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Classes start - new and returning students Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Last day to apply for exemption(s)         Monday, January 30, 2018
Last day to add and drop courses for tuition refund (if applicable) Monday, January 30, 2018


Complete the 7 steps for new students

Learn more about Day One at Mohawk

1 - Book your Assessments for Success

To book your Assessment login to MyMohawk (opens new window) and go to the "Registration" tab. Under the "Postsecondary Students" section and look for the link to "Book your Assessment for Success."

2 - Pay your fees

Fees must be paid before you can choose your timetable or get your ONE Card.

You may also want to apply for bursaries and scholarships and/or OSAP.

3 - Find out when to choose your timetable

The timetable selection schedule will be posted on MyMohawk (opens new window). Visit MyMohawk (opens new window) – login and click on the "My Student Account" tab.

4 - Select and view your timetable

Visit MyMohawk (opens new window) – login and click on the "My Student Account" tab.

Did you know you can also view your timetable on your mobile device? Download Mohawk's Mobile App for quick access anytime.

5 - Get your ONE Card (student ID)

6 - Buy your books and supplies

Fennell and Stoney Creek Campus

Institute for Applied Health Sciences at McMaster

MSA Used Book Sale

For details, go to the Mohawk Students Association (opens new window) website or contact the Fennell MSA Office at 905-575-2393 or toll free from Brantford at 519-759-7200 ext. 2393.

7 - Attend Day One 

Day One Orientation is on January 8th 2018. Plan to attend your Academic Program Launch to meet your faculty... (more?).

Schedules will be updated soon on the Program Launch webpage or watch for email in your Mohawk email account.


You may also need to...

Plan your housing

Off Campus Housing

Accommodation listings are available at housing or visit any Student Life Office for assistance.

On Campus Housing (Residence)

The Mohawk Student Residence is accepting waiting list applications. Contact the Residence (opens new window) for more information.

Plan your transportation

Are you planning on driving to the college? Visit parking for information.

Don’t want to drive? Visit transportation.

Get a locker

You can book a locker at the Fennell or Stoney Creek Campuses on MyMohawk (opens new window) by selecting the "Campus Life" tab and selecting "Locker Rentals". 

Students at the Institute for Applied Health Sciences at McMaster can book a locker through The Square between 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Look for a part-time job

Students can find information about on campus jobs or get help finding a job.

Apply for an On-Campus Job - Don't forget to fill out your Financial Needs Assessment Profile