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ACtivate – New Student Orientation

Fall 2023 New Student Orientation: ACtivate

Join us for the upcoming Fall 2023 ACtivate sessions happening from Tuesday, August 29th, 2023, to Thursday, August 31st, 2023. At ACtivate, you will be able to participate in games, and learn all about our services, how to get involved, and tutorials to ensure you are ready to begin your journey as an Alexander College student. Each session will have a Fun Fair, Education Fair, and Workshops. Event sessions will be on a first-come-first-serve basis. Check-in times for the morning sessions will be from 09:00 AM – 10:00 AM, whereas check-in times for the afternoon session will be from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Both, the morning and the afternoon sessions will be the same, to accomodate the large student population. Please pick the right session for you (Morning or Afternoon). Please note that all students can attend everyday if they like! Please book tickets for multiple sessions if you would like to attend more than once!”

Please book tickets for all days/sessions that you would like to attend. You are welcome to attend on all days!

Are you unable to attend In-Person Orientation? If so, do not worry! We have included videos of some of the important presentations that happened on the day of orientation for you to watch! These videos will help you learn more about the services offered at Alexander College as well as provide you with contact information from our different departments.


Additional Content


Click the videos below to watch!

Travelling to Canada?

Make sure to view our updated information regarding COVID-19 and travel restrictions prior to your departure.

  • Travel and Quarantine FAQs
  • Important Government Guidelines
  • Alexander College’s COVID-19 Health and Safety Plans and Protocols
  • Campus Announcements

AC 101 & Final Quiz

In this online course, discover ways to prepare for your first term and learn more about free student resources at AC.

  • Complete at Your Own Pace
  • Complete the Final Quiz in your MyAC account to receive bonus marks in each of your courses!

Student Handbook

Get to know our campus services, facilities, and essential student policies. Plus, information on:

  • Canadian Banking, Housing, and Culture
  • Glossary of Frequently Used Terms at AC
  • Campus Map


Important Dates for Winter 2023

For a full list of upcoming important dates, view our Important Dates Calendar here

Questions about Orientation? Contact us by email at