Orientation

As countries around the world continue to be affected by COVID-19, the health and wellbeing of the TRU community remains top priority.

For September 2021, the BC Restart Plan allows more on-campus activities, including some Orientation activities.

Orientation activities will take place Sept. 7- Sept. 10th, 2021. This year students can create an Orientation that feels right for them by choosing to take part in virtual and online activities.

During Orientation events you will learn about the people, places, supports, and resources available on campus. You will meet some upper-year current students, faculty, and staff as you explore TRU.

New-to-Campus (2020 fall intake, 2021 winter intake) students who have not had the chance to visit campus before are invited to take part in any Orientation activities taking place during the week.

If you have any questions regarding orientation or transitions to University please email us at orientation@tru.ca

Orientation Schedule

View the TRU Orientation - Fall 2021 schedule & directory.

Orientation FAQ

 Can I still attend TRU Orientation if I didn’t register?

Of course! All new-to-TRU students are welcome to attend the virtual TRU Orientation on September 8, 2020. Be sure to join your faculty academic session that day as well. All links will be sent out and posted on the orientation website.

 I am nervous about TRU Orientation because I don’t know anyone.

Don’t worry most new-to-TRU students will be nervous! With orientation being virtual this year it will be harder for students to engage and meet each other. But we have tried to offer several sessions during the first week that will allow for students to interact, connect, ask questions and hopefully make some new friends.

 I registered late for my classes and missed the orientation team’s emails. Can I access them somewhere to get the information?

Yes. Every week after the emails go out we will post them right here so you don’t miss any information.

What are some words unique and useful to know at TRU?

There is some jargon that's unique to post-secondary education and some acronyms unique to TRU, so here's a glossary of terms to help keep you on course.

TRU Lingo
 I am a student who has previously attended a post-secondary institution and I am not interested in attending another orientation. Why should I come to TRU Orientation?

The TRU Orientation team is mindful that every student experience is unique so we have planned our program to meet students' needs. We believe it is important that all new-to-TRU students be oriented because your new program will require resources, supports and networking opportunities to create a successful transition to TRU. 

 How will I know what faculty/school academic session to attend on Sept. 8th? 

Good question, there are alot of different academic sessions happening that are specific to certain programs. More information to come on the academic sessions.

 I may require accessibility related accomodations to ensure that I can fully participate in the activities throughout TRU Orientation.

Please contact us at orientation@tru.ca to discuss potential accomodations. We will work with you and our Accessibility Services team to ensure you have equitable access to the learning and activities.

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