Thrive at UC
Thrive Orientation at University College is a free, two-day condensed and academically-focused orientation program run by the University College Office of the Dean of Students.
Fostering growth, connection and community in First Year students transitioning to university through immersive academic and social programming with the University College community.
Dates and Fees
Thrive will take place September 4th and 5th, 2023 in-person on the St. George campus, in accordance with public health guidelines. Thrive is free of charge and there is no registration fee.
What will you do?
Thrive features a variety of academic and social activities designed to help you in your academic, social, and personal transition to university. Participants will have a chance to explore opportunities outside of the classroom and will be set up for success in the year ahead! You will tour on-campus locations, participate in academic workshops, listen to a mock lecture, attend UC day, and engage in social activities with your peers and upper-year student leaders.
Other Orientation Programming
University College offers two different streams for orientation programming. Thrive Orientation is a free, two-day condensed and academically-focused orientation program run by the University College Office of the Dean of Students which takes place on September 4th and 5th, 2023.
University College Orientation is a seven-day program that provides incoming students with transition support, engaging programming that complements the academic experience, and a sense of collegiality and community. The program is organized by the University College Literary and Athletic Society (UC Lit) with support from University College.
Registration for Thrive
Registration for Thrive Orientation 2023 will open in Summer 2023.