Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Orientation for New-to-TRU Students


TRU offers a multitude of educational experiences for new-to-TRU students, providing insights on all aspects of university life.

Students are welcome (and encouraged!) to attend one or more orientation experiences. Each orientation session explores different focuses to meet the individual needs of the student body. Learn more about the campus, develop new skills, make new friends; start the year off right and get the scoop at orientation.

This is the orientation for everyone

 

TRU Orientation

Comprehensive orientation for all new-to-TRU students. Meet peers, faculty and staff, explore campus supports and resources, learn about the expectations of your academic program, win prizes and have a fun-filled day.
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You can also attend these orientations

 

International Orientation

Mandatory for international students

Provides new-to-TRU international students with the chance to settle in well before the academic term begins. International orientation will focus on study permits, testing/assessments, academic advising, getting to know the TRU campus, Kamloops community and safety in Canada.  
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Aboriginal Students Orientation

TRU Services for Aboriginal Students hosts a variety of welcome events and activities for Aboriginal students.
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Graduate Student Orientation

All first-year graduate students are invited to be a part of TRU Orientation day. Specific parts of orientation will be designed with your needs as a graduate student in mind.
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Mature and Transfer Student Orientation

Join us for an evening mix-and-mingle designed specially for mature and transfer students' unique needs.
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Learn more about TRU

 

TRU Students' Union

For more information on TRUSU events and activities the first week of the semester and beyond check out their website.
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On-Campus Housing

TRU on-campus housing has many activities taking during the weeks leading up to the start of semester — check them out!