Laurier 601

Incoming Graduate Student Support

We're here to help you navigate your graduate student journey.

Laurier 601 provides comprehensive content to assist you with the course registration process, show you how to navigate the world of Laurier systems and help you learn more about our graduate student community. Scroll down for more resources!

Get Ready for Grad Life

The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (FGPS), the Office of Student Affairs, the Graduate Students' Association, and your academic department are all working together to coordinate support for you, our graduate students.

Stay on track with our incoming graduate student checklist.

As we are move forward together, we want to help you plan your next steps and ease your concerns about being on campus:

Orientation and Course Registration

Now is the time to explore Graduate Student Orientation (GSO601) and your first semester offerings. Check out our resources to help you through the process.

Prepare for registration. Watch our registration prep video to learn how you enroll in your academic courses through LORIS.

Register for your fall, winter and spring term courses. Registration opened June 10 at 10 a.m. It's not too late to register.

Self-register to navigate GSO601. Familiarize yourself with the orientation sessions that align with your academic program.

Funding Your Graduate Degree

Be sure to stay informed about financial resources required to fund your program and living expenses. Laurier has many scholarships and funding available to graduate students.

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Welcome to Laurier, we are ecstatic to have you join us and encourage you to access Laurier 601 and GSO601. As you embark on this journey, we look forward to meeting you, cheering you on, and actively contributing to enhancing your graduate student experience.

Alishau Diebold, Graduate Students' Association President

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We hope you will take advantage of all of the opportunities presented in GSO601, and that Laurier 601 will serve to help you navigate your way. We are here to help you, so do feel free to reach out for assistance, or just to say hi. We wish you all much success.

Douglas Deutschman, Associate Vice-President and Dean, Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

We're so excited to welcome you to Laurier! Learn more about what we're doing to keep you safe this fall and understand your responsibilities as part of our community.


Stay Connected

Follow the Graduate Students' Association and Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies social media accounts, if you haven't already, to see what the graduate community is up to. 



 WLU Graduate Students' Association
Laurier Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies