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Tuesday, April 25
 

8:00am

Registration and Document Scanning

This is where ALL new students will come, meet their International Student Advisors (ISAs) and International Admissions team, and submit a copy of their Study Permit and original transcripts for processing. Please have all documents with you to ensure a smooth process during this time.

At this session, ALL students will be provided information and guideance on whether or not an ESAL (English Placement Test) is required or not.

Breakfast snacks will be provided.


Tuesday April 25, 2017 8:00am - 9:00am
Terrace (2nd floor) Campus Activity Center (CAC)

9:00am

Summer Orientation Opening - TRU World Introduction

This presentation will provide all new students with an overview of the week's orientation schedule, introduce you to the TRU World team and highlight specific people and their areas of support.

Breakfast snacks will be provided.


Tuesday April 25, 2017 9:00am - 9:30am
Mountain room (3rd floor) Campus Activity Center (CAC)

9:00am

New Student Help Center

The New Student Help Center is an opportunity for new students to meet and engage with our TRU Orientation student volunteer group. Here students will be able to ask and receive meaningful answers from their student peers.

Services include:

  • Information on how and where to get a cell phone package
  • Learn where to open up a bank account
  • Find out where to shop
  • Transportation tips
  • Learn more about the campus and services
  • Play games and meet new friends

 

 

 

 


Tuesday April 25, 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm
International Building Foyer International Building (IB Building)

10:00am

Campus Scavenger Hunt
Students will have the opportunity to experience many aspects of the TRU campus in a fun and engaging way. Find all the important locations, departments and services around campus. This is a very informative and engaing event - be there on time!!

Tuesday April 25, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm
International Building Foyer International Building (IB Building)

10:00am

ESAL oral assessment

This session is only for those students who require to take an English Placement Exam (ESAL exam) in order to become a registered TRU student.

Once identified that you must write the exam, you will then be guided to the testing area by TRU World staff and/or TRU Orientation volunteers.


Tuesday April 25, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm
Assessment Center 2465 Old Main (OM)

12:00pm

Lunch
Come and enjoy a free meal and meet new friends

Tuesday April 25, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Rotunda (2nd floor) Campus Activity Center (CAC)

1:00pm

Academic Advising and/or Program Advisor - Drop-in

This event simply provides student the time and opportunity to meet with TRU Academic and Program Advisors in order to plan courses and get a little more organized.

Please ask an ISA and/or student volunteer for clarity on where you should go.


Tuesday April 25, 2017 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Various Locations

1:00pm

MyTRU account set-up - Drop-in

Students may drop-in and receive help on how to set up their MyTRU computer account. Session will include the folowing instructions:

  • How to login into the campus computer system
  • How to add/change information on your account
  • How to direct email communication

Tuesday April 25, 2017 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Computer Lab 1330 Old Main (OM)

1:00pm

1:00pm

MBA Course Registration & Advising - Drop-in
This is an opportunity for all MBA students to meet with their advisor, Heidi Milovick, and be given guidance and information about their program, study plan and registration.

Tuesday April 25, 2017 1:00pm - 4:00pm
SoBE School (2nd Floor) International Building (IB building)
 
Wednesday, April 26
 

9:00am

ISA Session - English
This session will provide all our new students an opportunity to meet their International Student Advisor (ISA) to learn all about TRU, Kamloops and life in Canada. A very important session to attend!

This session will be provided in English

Wednesday April 26, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
Classroom 1792 Old Main (OM)

9:00am

ISA Session - Hindi
This session will provide all our new students an opportunity to meet their International Student Advisor (ISA) to learn all about TRU, Kamloops and life in Canada. A very important session to attend!

This session will be provided in Hindi

Wednesday April 26, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
Alumni Theater Clocktower Building (CT Building)

9:00am

ISA Session - Japanese
This session will provide all our new students an opportunity to meet their International Student Advisor (ISA) to learn all about TRU, Kamloops and life in Canada. A very important session to attend!

This session will be provided in Japanese

Wednesday April 26, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
Classroom 2216 Old Main (OM)

9:00am

ISA Session - Mandarin
This session will provide all our new students an opportunity to meet their International Student Advisor (ISA) to learn all about TRU, Kamloops and life in Canada. A very important session to attend!

This session will be provided in Mandarin

Wednesday April 26, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
Classroom 1771 Old Main (OM)

9:00am

9:00am

New Student Help Center

The New Student Help Center is an opportunity for new students to meet and engage with our TRU Orientation student volunteer group. Here students will be able to ask and get meaningful answers from their student peers.

Services include:

  • Information on how and where to get a cell phone package
  • Learn where to open up a bank account
  • Find out where to shop
  • Transportation tips
  • Learn more about the campus and services
  • Play games and meet new friends

 

 

 

 


Wednesday April 26, 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm
International Building Foyer International Building (IB Building)

12:00pm

Lunch
Come and enjoy a free meal and meet new friends

Wednesday April 26, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Rotunda (2nd floor) Campus Activity Center (CAC)

1:00pm

Career Canada
This session is an opportunity to see how to find a career path in Canada and make connections will staff at TRU that can help. Great workshop to start thinking about your working life in Canada

Wednesday April 26, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Alumni Theater Clocktower Building (CT Building)

1:00pm

Individual Placemernt Interview
This session is for all the students who took the ESAL placement exam and Oral Assessment on Tuesday, April 25th. This interview will establish the results of the exam and which placement has been determined. ALL students who wrote the exam on Tuesday must attend.

Wednesday April 26, 2017 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Assessment Center 2465 Old Main (OM)

2:00pm

Volunteer Canada

This session highlights the importance of volunteering in Canada and the opportunities volunteering creates for your career path.

Also in this session:

1) LEAP Program introduction - this small session will highlight the fantastic activity program offered to TRU students.

2) AdventureU activity program introduction


Wednesday April 26, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Alumni Theater Clocktower Building (CT Building)

3:00pm

Adventure U hike
Come and explore a small part of the great BC outdoors just minutes away from TRU. Great exercise, great scenery, great AdventureU program!

Wednesday April 26, 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Gear Bay Old Main (Southern Entrance to OM)
 
Thursday, April 27
 

9:00am

Safety in Canada & Sexual Assault Prevention
While Kamloops and Canada are extremely safe and happy places to live, it is still very important to make sure students take care of themselves. This session will provide tips on how to stay safe in Canada and who can be contacted is problems may arise. Very imformative session.

Thursday April 27, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
Alumni Theater Clocktower Building (CT Building)

9:00am

ESAL oral assessment

This session is only for those students who require to take an English Placement Exam (ESAL exam) in order to become a registered student.

For late arrival students.


Thursday April 27, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
Assessment Center 2465 Old Main (OM)

9:00am

9:00am

New Student Help Center

The New Student Help Center is an opportunity for new students to meet and engage with our TRU Orientation student volunteer group. Here students will be able to ask and get meaningful answers from their student peers.

Services include:

  • Information on how and where to get a cell phone package
  • Learn where to open up a bank account
  • Find out where to shop
  • Transportation tips
  • Learn more about the campus and services
  • Play games and meet new friends

 

 

 

 


Thursday April 27, 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm
International Building Foyer International Building (IB Building)

10:45am

Campus Scavenger Hunt
Students will have the opportunity to experience many aspects of the TRU campus in a fun and engaging way. Find all the important locations, departments and services around campus. This is a very informative and engaing event - be there on time!!

Thursday April 27, 2017 10:45am - 12:00pm
International Building Foyer International Building (IB Building)

12:00pm

Lunch
Come and enjoy a free meal and meet new friends

Thursday April 27, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Rotunda (2nd floor) Campus Activity Center (CAC)

1:00pm

School of Business and Economics (SoBE) Transfer Credit Session
This session is for Business School and Economics (SoBE) students who wish to learn more about how to transfer existing credits from other institutions toward their degree at TRU.

Thursday April 27, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Classroom 1792 Old Main (OM)

1:00pm

Study Abroad Info Session
This session will provide exchange students information about life in Kamloops and about TRU. Students will learn about on campus services, medical insurance, accomodatations and other aspects of the exchange program experience. A very important session to attend!

Thursday April 27, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Classroom 1772 Old Main (OM)

1:00pm

ESAL oral assessment

This session is only for those students who require to take an English Placement Exam (ESAL exam) in order to become a registered student.

For late arrival students.


Thursday April 27, 2017 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Assessment Center 2465 Old Main (OM)

2:30pm

Explore City of Kamloops - Scavenger Hunt
All students will have the opportunity explore the city of Kamloops in a fun and engaging way! Ride local transportation, see the places of interest and importance during your stay in Kamloops - and most important, come and meet new friends and have some fun!!

Thursday April 27, 2017 2:30pm - 4:30pm
International Building Foyer International Building (IB Building)
 
Friday, April 28
 

9:00am

MyTRU account set-up - Drop-in

Students may drop-in and receive help on how to set up their MyTRU computer account. Session will include the folowing instructions:

  • How to login into the campus computer system
  • How to add/change information on your account
  • How to direct email communication

Friday April 28, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Computer Lab 1330 Old Main (OM)

9:00am

ISA Session - English - for late arrival students (to be continued at 2.30pm)
This session will provide all our new students an opportunity to meet their International Student Advisor (ISA) to learn all about TRU, Kamloops and life in Canada. A very important session to attend!

This session will be provided for those, who missed ISA session on Wednesday, April 26

Friday April 28, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
Classroom 1792 Old Main (OM)

9:00am

New Student Help Center

The New Student Help Center is an opportunity for new students to meet and engage with our TRU Orientation student volunteer group. Here students will be able to ask and get meaningful answers from their student peers.

Services include:

  • Information on how and where to get a cell phone package
  • Learn where to open up a bank account
  • Find out where to shop
  • Transportation tips
  • Learn more about the campus and services
  • Play games and meet new friends

 

 

 

 


Friday April 28, 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm
International Building Foyer International Building (IB Building)

10:00am

Intercultural Campus and Academic Success
This is a fantastic session that highlights the importance of intercultural communication with people from all over the world. Students will have the opportunity to meet other students and explore ways to break down barriers and expand your personal growth - this is an excellent session to attend and is a lot of fun!!

Friday April 28, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm
Alumni Theater Clocktower Building (CT Building)

11:30am

ESAL oral assessment

This session is only for those students who require to take an English Placement Exam (ESAL exam) in order to become a registered student.

For late arrival students.


Friday April 28, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm
Assessment Center 2465 Old Main (OM)

12:30pm

Welcome Gathering

Come and celebrate the end of the week of Orientation in style! This event is made especially for the students to kick off their boots and have some fun!

  • Food snacks will be provided
  • International song and dance
  • Good times will be had by all

Friday April 28, 2017 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Mountain room (3rd floor) Campus Activity Center (CAC)

2:00pm

Individual Placemernt Interview
For late arrival students who took the ESAL placement exam, this will be the interview to establish results of the exam and which placement has been determined.

Friday April 28, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Assessment Center 2465 Old Main (OM)

2:30pm

ISA Session - English - for late arrival students
This session will provide all our new students an opportunity to meet their International Student Advisor (ISA) to learn all about TRU, Kamloops and life in Canada. A very important session to attend!

This session will be provided for those, who missed ISA session on Wednesday, April 26

Friday April 28, 2017 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Classroom 1792 Old Main (OM)

2:45pm

Volunteer Guided Shopping Tour
Want some help finding where to buy things in Kamloops? Have our International Orientation Vounteers help you out. This session will phyically take you to places that you will need to know in order to live in Kamloops.

Friday April 28, 2017 2:45pm - 4:30pm
International Building Foyer International Building (IB Building)
 
Saturday, April 29
 

11:00am

LEAP - Orientation Picnic

Come out for a good old fashioned fun time in the park - Kamloops style! All new students are welcome to come down to Riverside park, play games, meet new friends, eat some snacks and have a great time!

Transportation is not provided, but for those who went on the Kamloops City Tour Scavenger Hunt you will know where to go - or ask an ISA and/or student volunteer on how to get there

 


Saturday April 29, 2017 11:00am - 3:00pm
Bus Loop Campus Activity Center, (CAC)