Skip to main content

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!  

Getting Started

Events Legend

speech bubble icon Connect with Classmates

gear icon Course Registration Support

graduation cap icon Academic Success

Hand with info icon Parents and Supporters

desktop icon Laurier Life

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.

Summer Kick-Off Party conversation bubbles icon Laurier Life icon

Congratulations and welcome to the Golden Hawk family, class of 2027! Our Summer Kick-Off Party is July 12 from 7-9 p.m. and is open to incoming students only, and includes introductions to the Laurier 101 Hosts, some Laurier VIPs, and Laurier trivia! Registration is required with your Laurier student Zoom account. 

Get Connected Week conversation bubbles icon Laurier Life icon

Are you looking to connect with other incoming classmates, senior students, clubs, student collectives, campus resources, and more? Join us from July 24-27 at Get Connected Week for interactive online events to connect you with the Laurier Community! 

LEAD @ Laurier - Summer Retreat conversation bubbles icon Laurier Life icon

Leadership, Engagement, and Development

If you're looking to build upon your leadership skills and solidify a plan to become a leader at Laurier, then the LEAD @ Laurier Summer Retreat is for you! Join us on campus July 29 (Waterloo students) or July 30 (Brantford students) for a full day of engaging leadership activities, meeting fellow incoming students, and connecting with senior students, the Students' Union, faculty members, senior leaders at Laurier, and more! 

Academic Preparation Week graduation cap icon desktop icon

Academic Preparation Week, August 21-25, 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!

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.