Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Discover TRU

Discover TRU 2016

Welcome to TRU! We invite you to our Discover TRU week to learn more about the Williams Lake Campus and the services available to you here. During this week you will partake in a variety of activiites.

Have you received your email with information about your first week of classes? Make sure to check your email for important information about these informative Sudent Success Seminars! Attendance is expected at all Discover TRU events as most courses and programs will count these sessions as course credit.


The finalized first week schedule can be found below. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about the material covered in the first week.

Tuesday, September 6

All student services are open

Heavy Mechanical Foundation begins

International student orientation 12 - 6 p.m.

Wednesday, September 7

Business Office Assistant (ABT) orientation 1 - 3 p.m.

HUMS Year 1 orientation 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

HUMS Year 2 orientation 12 - 3 p.m.

BScN/PN Year 1 orientation 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Thursday, September 8

Students will be separated into their groups upon arrival and registration.

  Group 1    Group 2    Group 3
9 - 10:30 a.m. myTRU Study Skills                  Introduction to the Library

10:30 - 11 a.m.

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Moodle  myTRU Diversity on Campus
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch (provided)
1:30 - 3 p.m. Study Skills                   Moodle myTRU
Friday, September 8

Students will join the same groups from the previous day.

  Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
9 - 10:30 a.m. Diversity on Campus Learning to Learn Moodle

10:30 - 11 a.m.

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Learning to Learn  Introduction to the Library Study Skills
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Back to School BBQ
1:30 - 3 p.m. Introduction to the Library Diversity on Campus Learning to Learn

New Student Resources

Looking for information about being a university student for the first time? There are lots of great resources available to you:

  • New Student Checklist - make sure you don't forget any important steps during that first week of classes
  • Information for Parents & Families - is your child going off to university this year? Make sure you know how to support them during their transition to post-secondary
  • TRU Lingo - learn the language of university
  • Money Matters - learn about the many scholarship and award opportunities available to current university students

For more information or to book a campus tour:

International students, please contact:
Pat Biblow