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Thrive – New Student Orientation

Winter 2023 New Student Orientation: THRIVE

Join us for ONE of the upcoming Winter 2023 New Student Orientation sessions happening on Wednesday, January 4th, 9:00AM – 1:00 PM or Wednesday, January 4th 12:10 PM – 4:40 PM,  or Thursday, January 5th, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM or Thursday, January 5th, 12:10 PM – 4:40 PM.

Each session will have the same presentations so only register for ONE session. Event sessions will be on a first come first serve basis. Check in times for the morning sessions will be from 9:00AM – 9:30AM, whereas check in times for the afternoon session will be from 12:10PM – 1:30PM.  Please pick the best day and time for you.

At Orientation you will learn all about our services offered, how to get involved and tutorials to ensure you are ready to begin your journey as an Alexander College student. We want to make sure all of our students THRIVE during their time here.

Please note that both sessions will have the same presentations on both days so students can attend one of the sessions. You can find the schedule for the Morning and Afternoon sessions below:

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