Incoming Undergraduate Students

INCOMING STUDENTS

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June 2017 Checklist

If you will be attending the Bader International Study Centre (BISC) this fall, please refer to the Castle Checklist instead of the list below.

Your Checklist

Due

Apply for Residence

If you are planning to live in residence, make sure to apply for residence and arrange to send in your residence deposit. Please note that the deposit can take up to 3 business days to reach us.

>> Apply for Residence

 

June 8 at 4:00 pm EST

Check your Queen's email

In mid-June, you will receive an email with information about your Queen's email account. Log in and make sure everything is set up to your satisfaction. From this point forward, Queen's will only communicate with you via your Queen's email account, so be sure to continue checking it regularly!

>> Log on to your Queen's email

>> Set up your Queen's email on your phone

Mid-June

Watch for your Guide to Registration and Fees and student card photo email

In the middle of June, we will begin emailing the Queen's Guide to Registration and Fees to your Queen's email account. The Guide is put out by the Office of the University Registrar and contains detailed information about the registration process, your fees and how to pay. In the email, we will also provide information regarding how to submit your photo for your Student Card.

Mid-June

Plan to attend SOAR

SOAR (Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources) is a one-day program in July for new students and their families to support the transition to Queen's and maximize academic success.

>> Register for SOAR

As soon as possible

Join us for our Summer Webinar Series

Over the summer, we will be hosting a series of webinars to help support your transition to Queen's. Webinars will cover a different topic every week, with topics including course registration, living in residence, orientation week, academics, student life, study permits, and more.

>> View the full webinar schedule and register

Every Wednesday (and select other days) all summer long

 

View block enrollment

If you are in one of the following programs, you will have some, or all, of your courses automatically added to your schedule by your Faculty or School in late June. Login to SOLUS to take a look at your class schedule for September! 

  • Commerce
  • Concurrent Education
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Kinesiology
  • Physical Education
  • Engineering and Applied Science

Students who are able to choose some or all of their courses will be able to see their Enrollment Appointment time in SOLUS by July 4.

Late June 

Apply for a study permit

If you are an international student coming to Queen's, you will require a study permit from the Government of Canada. We strongly recommend applying for a study permit as soon as possible, as it may take many months to be processed.

>> Learn how to apply for a study permit

As soon as possible

Send health care referrals to specialists in Kingston

Student Wellness Services is here for many of your physical, mental, and sexual health needs. However, if you have a health condition that necessitates ongoing specialized health care, you should have your health care professional send referrals to community specialists in the Kingston area so that the care you need is in place for September.

As soon as possible

Submit documentation for academic accommodations

If you have a disability (i.e. learning disorder, ADHD, ASD, mental illness, physical disability, etc.) and are able to demonstrate functional limitations that affect your academic functioning, you are eligible to receive accommodations.

>> Learn more about the process

>> Learn more about documentation requirements

>> Speak with an Accessibility Advisor

 

As soon as possible and definitely before you get here.

View the New Student IT Guide

Make your transition an easy one, and view the New Student IT Guide to help get you started. View information about technology, resources, and services available to students.

>> Read the New Student IT Guide

 

Connect with us

If you haven't done so already, make sure you connect with Queen's on social media. You will find new students, current students, faculty, staff and alumni all ready to help you find your way at Queen's!

>> Connect with Queen's University on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

>> Join the Queen's University Class of 2021 Facebook group

As soon as possible

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