Laurier 101

Support for Fall Start Students

You're Officially a Golden Hawk!

Congratulations and welcome, Golden Hawk! From the time you accept your offer until the first week of classes and beyond, we're here for you. 

Laurier 101 is a campus-wide program that provides exclusive content to you and your supporters to prepare you for the time you'll spend at Laurier both inside and outside of the classroom.

We'll assist you with the course registration process, show you how to navigate the world of remote learning and help you understand what it's like to be a student in the Laurier community. Stay connected and stay golden as you prepare. We're so excited to meet you.

June Checklist

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 Explore Financial Aid Opportunities

Information for Fall Start Students

Laurier's network of student support is here to help you navigate the steps to becoming a Golden Hawk, so you arrive in September feeling prepared to thrive.

See the checklists to make sure you're staying on track. We have a variety of supports to help get you ready for September, so be sure to join us online and check them out.

As we work together to adjust to the changes to your learning experience because of COVID-19, we want to help you plan your next steps and ease your concerns. Check out our list of frequently asked questions for incoming students

Course Registration

There are a lot of options to consider when creating your first university class schedule. Check out our resources to help you through the process.


Prepare for registration. Attend a course registration webinar in June, review the Course Registration Guide, create your class schedule and attend registration preparation drop-in hours if needed.


Register for your Fall and Winter term courses. Registration opens for first year students on June 22, 2022 at 3 p.m.. 


Get your registration checked by an Academic Advisor through the course registration check form after you register. The form will be available here on June 22 at 3 p.m..  

Summer Events

Check out some of our events that will help support your transition to university!

Hawk Talks

Join your Laurier 101 hosts and chat with senior students to gain insights about what it's really like to be a Laurier Golden Hawk! Beginning in July, we'll have weekly themes to help you learn about Laurier and prepare for classes.

Summer Webinar Series

We know you have questions and we've got answers! Our weekly webinars begin in July and cover topics including living in residence or off-campus, applying for scholarships, awards and OSAP, getting involved and so much more.

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Get Oriented!

Orientation Week (O-Week) at Laurier is a long-standing tradition that kick-starts your time as a Golden Hawk. Senior students, called icebreakers, will be there to support you and guide you as you transition to Laurier.

O-Week 2022 information will be available over the summer. Keep checking the O-Week website to stay up-to-date.

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"The Laurier 101 program answered all my burning questions and put my mind at ease. It definitely lowered the fear of attending university in September and proved that Laurier does really care about their students!"
First-Year Student, September 2020

Parents and Supporters

Your student's first year at university will no doubt be a journey of many new experiences, and we know that you are eager to support them through each milestone. 

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


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Stay Connected

Let's share the #LaurierLove with other incoming students. Follow Laurier's social media accounts to see what our community is up to this summer. 

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Laurier's campuses are located on the Haldimand Tract, and we wish to acknowledge this traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishnawbe and Haudenosaunee People.