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Laurier 101 Events

Join us and connect with other first-year students, learn about life at Laurier, and get all your questions answered before September. All event times are in Eastern Time (EDT). We can't wait to meet you!  

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Activate Your Student Email and Zoom Account

Important information will be sent to your Laurier student email including the Laurier 101 Newsletter with important dates, reminders, and event registration information. Activate your student email and check it regularly to stay informed.

Many Laurier 101 events will be hosted through Zoom and are exclusive to incoming students. Before you register and attend the events, set up and configure your Zoom account.

Academic Preparation Week graduation cap icon desktop icon

Academic Preparation Week, Aug. 15-19, is designed to set you up for academic success in your first year and allow you to experience what being a university student is like. Follow along with the Student Success team to learn about how to prepare and adapt your skills for university level learning. Attend a mock lecture, participate in an academic success session, check out our online resources, join our senior student panel and more!

All details are found on our Academic Prep Week webpage. 

Hawk Talks speech bubble icon graduation cap icon

Hawk Talks are an opportunity for you to hear from current students about what it's really like to be a Laurier Golden Hawk. Join our Laurier 101 Hosts live as we share our experiences and provide advice on how we navigated our first year of university. Students only. 

Registration is not required, but you must have your Laurier student Zoom account activated to use the links below. Weekly topics will be covered twice a week – you choose which day and time works best for you! 

Summer Webinar Series hand with info icon graduation cap icon desktop icon

Our Summer Webinar Series aims to keep you informed all summer long! Registration is required for each webinar and a recording of the webinar will be posted to this page the following day. Students and their parents and supporters are welcome at the webinars. 

Summer Kick-Off Party conversation bubbles icon Laurier Life icon

Congratulations and welcome to the Golden Hawk family, class of 2026! This event was open to incoming students only and included introductions to the Laurier 101 Hosts, some Laurier VIPs, and some Laurier trivia!