Category Archives: Start-up

New and Returning Faculty: We’re here to help!

  1. For new employee information, faculty resources, and Contract Faculty FAQs, please go to the HR New Employees page.
  2. Join us for a Teaching & Learning Boot Camp:
    Teaching and Learning Boot Camp Level 1

At this interactive session, you’ll learn some teaching tips for the first days and weeks of class.
We’ll discuss how to:

  • Set positive expectations for learning
  • Promote engagement through classroom management
  • Plan and deliver effective and engaging lessons
  • Get started with D2L

Although this session is targeted to new faculty, all are welcome.

 Sutherland Campus: Tuesday, August 29th, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Room B2 121
Frost Campus: Thursday, August 31st, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Room 333

  1. Get It Together!

New and returning faculty are invited to drop in to get your questions answered and meet colleagues who can help with D2L, teaching & learning, assessment, accessible learning materials, library services, etc.

Frost Campus: Thursday, August 31st, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Learning Commons

Sutherland Campus: Tuesday, August 29th, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the Learning Resource Centre (LRC)

  1. For ongoing support, please contact the LDS Team:, extension 1216, or visit the LDS Team website.

First Day of Classes – September 6, 2016


First Semester Students – No regular classes will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 6 but orientation sessions are planned. Please click here for the schedule of events.

Returning Students – No classes on Tuesday, Sept. 6 but you are welcome and encouraged to attend orientation including the free live concert on the sport fields. Please click here for the schedule of events. Regular classes will start on Wednesday, Sept. 7.

*NOTE: Personal Support Worker returning students will attend clinicals as scheduled on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant returning students will have a program session on Tuesday, Sept. 6 so please watch for communication from your Program Coordinator for specific information.


All Students in all programs – Orientation is Monday, Sept. 5 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the campus. Classes start on Tuesday, Sept. 6 as per your timetables.


First Semester Students – Classes begin on Tuesday, Sept. 6  with events and activities held around regularly scheduled classes in some programs. Please click here for more information on week one of your program.

Returning and Direct Entry Students – Classes start on Tuesday, Sept. 6  as per your timetables.  Please check camp/field school information if applicable and your Fleming email for updates from Program Coordinators and faculty.