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Return to Campus Update, June 15, 2021

Learn details about our upcoming student town hall in the latest Return to Campus Update.

Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 course schedules now available

The course schedule for 2021/2022 is now available. Priority course registration begins June 21.

Planning for a return to campus

In a new message directed to students, President Brett Fairbairn encourages them to start planning for the fall as most should expect to be taking courses in-person in September. Read the full update

Expectations before arriving on campus

For those coming to campus, your responsibilities include taking mandatory training courses before your first day and assessing yourself for COVID-19 symptoms each day before arriving on TRU property. We also ask that you consider staying home if you recently visited an area where case levels are higher. » Learn More

Student Development Live Chat

The live chat is facilitated by the Student Support Receptionists. The chat can be used for sourcing information and booking appointments for the following services:

  • Counselling
  • Accessibility
  • Sexualized Violence Prevention and Response
  • Student Affairs (Student Case Managers, Early Alert and Learning Strategist for Academic Integrity).

You can access the live chat, by clicking on the envelope icon in the bottom corner of your screen.

The hours for the chat will be Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Outside of these hours, please email or call 250-828-5023.

Personal, academic and social supports

There is a network to help you navigate campus life!

Student Services Quick Guide


Think of Student Services as your support network on campus.
Access this network to make the most of your university experience.

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Student Life

Academic Supports

Health & Wellness

Diversity & Equity

Career & Experiential Learning

Create conditions for success

Contact a Student Case Manager to learn about your rights and responsibilities, including academic and non-academic conduct.

Student Case Managers
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Build connections

From the beginning of your student experience, the Orientation & Transitions team is here to support you academically, personally and socially. Take part in orientation activities, visit our weekly outreach table, read the bi-weekly newsletters, and meet with peers to support your transition to university.

Orientation & Transitions
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Start on the right foot

Choosing your courses sets you on the path to your degree. Academic advisors (domestic and international) are here to help you choose wisely. Get answers about your program one-on-one, take a workshop or online tutorial, and learn about timetabling and registration.

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Focus on education, not finances

Get assistance in financing your education and living costs. Be recognized and rewarded for your academic excellence. Talk to a student awards advisor at Student Awards & Financial Aid about your financial aid options, as well as awards available throughout your program.

Student Awards & Financial Aid
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Evolve as a leader

Develop your skills while supporting your peers. Access valuable training, partake in professional development, gain hands-on experience, and give back to your peers and campus community.

Mentorship & Leadership
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A safety net for students in difficulty

If you experience academic difficulty, contact Early Alert to access resources and support services. Drop-in, email or call to connect with your academic safety net.

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Get set for success

From intercultural communications to fundamental academic skills, Student Success courses prepare you for student life. These flexible, one-credit courses are offered throughout the semester.

Student Success Courses
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Study smart

Forget cramming—master challenging introductory courses with the help of your peers. Stay on track with skills and strategies for learning course content in Supplemental Learning (SL) study sessions led by students experienced in the target course and trained in strategic learning. Attend on a weekly basis or whenever you need support. Watch for special exam review sessions.

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Access accommodations

Gain equal access to learning opportunities through Accessibility Services. If you are living with a disability or health condition, you may be eligible for supports such as exam accommodation, alternate format text material, sign language interpretation, access to adaptive technology, the facilitation of in-class note-taking, and more.

Accessibility Services
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Add to your skills

Visit the Writing Centre to become a better writer! We provide face-to-face and online tutoring, as well as writing, citation, and research-related resources. Tutors can help improve your writing skills, facilitate group projects, provide feedback on presentations, and connect you with other services.

Writing Centre
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Bring your class notes and textbook to The Math and Stats Help Centre, where students can work alone or together in an informal environment, with help readily available from upper-year and faculty tutors.

Math and Stats Help Centre
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Here to listen

Counsellors offer academic, career and personal counselling in a safe and affirming atmosphere. Drop in, book an appointment, or use online resources.

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Give yourself a break

Your well-being is key to achieving your academic and personal goals. The Wellness Centre offers free health and wellness classes, workshops and resources, fun stress-busting events and a quiet place to relax, nap or ask questions about your health and wellness.

Wellness Centre
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Find religious and spiritual care

Find religious and spiritual resources. Ask questions and engage in thoughtful reflection and dialogue.

Multi-Faith Chaplaincy
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You are not alone

Access support for victims and survivors of sexualized violence including emotional support, safety planning, on and off campus referrals, academic and/or housing accommodations, and reporting options. Learn more about education and prevention initiatives.

Sexualized Violence Prevention & Response
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Get active

Throughout the year, TRU Recreation organizes and implements a variety of special events, Intramural sports, and fitness classes for the university community. Many activities are free, while others require a minimal fee. Grab your friends, roommates, instructors — even the random person sitting next to you in class — and get in the game!

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Engage diversity

Enrich your learning through intercultural engagement. Faculty, staff and students represent a diverse range of Indigenous, regional, national and global communities. Intercultural Learning provides you with skills and opportunities to work towards inclusion and equity. A variety of intercultural learning opportunities are available through campus events, course work and co-curricular programs.

Intercultural Learning
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Find community

Cplul’kw’ten is a home away from home for Indigenous students. Speak with an Elder, mentor or other members of our Cplul’kw’ten team. Take a study skills workshop, access community resources, find assistance with papers or funding, come study, socialize, share a meal or use the computers.

Indigenous Student Development
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Plan your career

Career & Experiential Learning
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Experiential learning

Discover learning through your experiences whether on-campus or in the community (cocurricular and extra-curricular).

Career services

Professional career planning and job search support from first-year to graduation.

Co-operative education

Co-operative education blends on-campus learning with practical applied learning. Enhance your education with career-related work experience before graduation.

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