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Welcome Week 2021

Lakers Orientation Welcome kicks off with the ATP: Launch (by registration), International Student Orientation and Residence Move-in, the week of August 23 -29. This week applies only to students who are involved with these departments.

The week of August 30 - September 5 will provide opportunities to connect with your faculty and academic supports to ensure a successful transition and preparedness to the classroom. The Nipissing University Student Union (NUSU) also hosts fun social events to connect with your Lakers community.

Come back here to plan your involvement in Lakers Orientation Welcome Week  2021!

Lakers Orientation Schedule

Monday, August 23

  • Mon
    23
    Aug
    Lakers Orientation, Accessibility Services, NUSU, Residence
    Add to Calendar 2021-08-23 00:00:00 2021-09-05 23:59:59 Lakers Orientation Welcome Week 2021 August 23 to September 5, 2021 Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    August 23 to September 5, 2021
  • Mon
    23
    Aug
    Accessibility Services
    9:30 am - 2:00 pm
    Various - See URL in Description for details
    Add to Calendar 2021-08-23 09:30:00 2021-08-27 14:00:00 Accessibility Transition Program (ATP) Launch Accessibility Transition Program ATP Launch is designed to introduce new students who have registered with Student Accessibility Services (SAS) to available services, supports and provide skill development opportunities. Various - See URL in Description for details Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Accessibility Transition Program ATP Launch is designed to introduce new students who have registered with Student Accessibility Services (SAS) to available services, supports and provide skill development opportunities.

Saturday, August 28

  • Sat
    28
    Aug
    Lakers Orientation, Residence
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Your Floor's/Section's designated Meeting Space
    Add to Calendar 2021-08-28 19:00:00 2021-08-28 20:00:00 Meet your Don Meet your Don(s), learn some key information about your NU Home, and meet your neighbours. Don’t forget to wear your floor t-shirt! Your Floor's/Section's designated Meeting Space Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Meet your Don(s), learn some key information about your NU Home, and meet your neighbours. Don’t forget to wear your floor t-shirt!
  • Sat
    28
    Aug
    Lakers Orientation, Residence
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Virtual
    Add to Calendar 2021-08-28 20:00:00 2021-08-28 21:00:00 Home NU Home A virtual scavenger hunt to help get you unpacked and settled in you NU Home! Virtual Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    A virtual scavenger hunt to help get you unpacked and settled in you NU Home!

Sunday, August 29

  • Sun
    29
    Aug
    Lakers Orientation, Residence
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Your Floor's/Section's designated Meeting Space
    Add to Calendar 2021-08-29 19:00:00 2021-08-29 20:00:00 Meet your Don Meet your Don(s), learn some key information about your NU Home, and meet your neighbours. Don’t forget to wear your floor t-shirt! Your Floor's/Section's designated Meeting Space Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Meet your Don(s), learn some key information about your NU Home, and meet your neighbours. Don’t forget to wear your floor t-shirt!
  • Sun
    29
    Aug
    Lakers Orientation, Residence
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Virtual
    Add to Calendar 2021-08-29 20:00:00 2021-08-29 21:00:00 Yoga Residence Yoga - for all Residents. Virtual Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Residence Yoga - for all Residents.

Monday, August 30

  • Mon
    30
    Aug
    Lakers Orientation, Residence
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Your Floor's/Section's designated Meeting Space
    Add to Calendar 2021-08-30 19:00:00 2021-08-30 20:00:00 Meet your Don Meet your Don(s), learn some key information about your NU Home, and meet your neighbours. Don’t forget to wear your floor t-shirt! Your Floor's/Section's designated Meeting Space Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Meet your Don(s), learn some key information about your NU Home, and meet your neighbours. Don’t forget to wear your floor t-shirt!
  • Mon
    30
    Aug
    Lakers Orientation, Residence
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    At each individual Residence Complex
    Add to Calendar 2021-08-30 20:00:00 2021-08-30 21:00:00 Choose Your Own Challenge Participate in a variety of activities hosted in your residence complex lounges and studies.  At each individual Residence Complex Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Participate in a variety of activities hosted in your residence complex lounges and studies. 

Tuesday, August 31

  • Tue
    31
    Aug
    Lakers Orientation, AskMe Drop-in
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    On campus - outside of Library; virtual option on Instagram
    Add to Calendar 2021-08-31 09:00:00 2021-08-31 16:00:00 AskMe Drop-In Tent Find the Orientation Team under the black Lakers tent on the patio outside of the Library - across from the Nipissing main entrance. Drop by the tent, ask any questions that you may have. Not on campus but still have questions? The Orientation Team will be closely monitoring the Instagram, so feel free to direct message them @nustudentlt with your questions! On campus - outside of Library; virtual option on Instagram Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Find the Orientation Team under the black Lakers tent on the patio outside of the Library - across from the Nipissing main entrance. Drop by the tent, ask any questions that you may have. Not on campus but still have questions? The Orientation Team will be closely monitoring the Instagram, so feel free to direct message them @nustudentlt with your questions!
  • Tue
    31
    Aug
    Lakers Orientation
    10:30 am - 2:30 pm
    On campus - outside of Library/main campus Lakers Tent
    Add to Calendar 2021-08-31 10:30:00 2021-08-31 14:30:00 Orientation Mini Tours Due to current restrictions, tour capacity is limited. Tours are scheduled for the following times on a first sign up, first serve basis On campus - outside of Library/main campus Lakers Tent Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Due to current restrictions, tour capacity is limited. Tours are scheduled for the following times on a first sign up, first serve basis
  • Tue
    31
    Aug
    Lakers Orientation, Residence
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Your Floor's/Section's designated Meeting Space
    Add to Calendar 2021-08-31 19:00:00 2021-08-31 20:00:00 Meet your Don Meet your Don(s), learn some key information about your NU Home, and meet your neighbours. Don’t forget to wear your floor t-shirt! Your Floor's/Section's designated Meeting Space Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Meet your Don(s), learn some key information about your NU Home, and meet your neighbours. Don’t forget to wear your floor t-shirt!
  • Tue
    31
    Aug
    Lakers Orientation, Residence
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Online – link provided to registered student
    Add to Calendar 2021-08-31 20:00:00 2021-08-31 21:00:00 Virtual Paint Night Students who register will be provided necessary supplies to sign on and follow along to create their own painting. Online – link provided to registered student Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Students who register will be provided necessary supplies to sign on and follow along to create their own painting.

Wednesday, September 1

  • Wed
    1
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, NUSU
    9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Online (Zoom)
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-01 09:00:00 2021-09-01 10:00:00 O-Week Opening Ceremonies Join the Nipissing University Student Union to meet your team, and find out more about O-Week! **Registration required to participate ** Online (Zoom) Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Join the Nipissing University Student Union to meet your team, and find out more about O-Week!

    **Registration required to participate **
  • Wed
    1
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation
    10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Link below
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-01 10:30:00 2021-09-01 11:30:00 Speak About It - Performance Join Speak About It for an online performance, featuring storytelling, humour, and dialogue and learn what healthy relationships and sex can and should look like. Link below Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Join Speak About It for an online performance, featuring storytelling, humour, and dialogue and learn what healthy relationships and sex can and should look like.
  • Wed
    1
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, NUSU
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Virtual: Zoom
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-01 11:30:00 2021-09-01 12:30:00 Speak About It - Debrief Join your O-Week Leaders and meet the Speak About It performers, discuss themes from the show, key takeaways, and have open and honest conversations with other students. Virtual: Zoom Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Join your O-Week Leaders and meet the Speak About It performers, discuss themes from the show, key takeaways, and have open and honest conversations with other students.
  • Wed
    1
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, NUSU
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    Virtual: Gather Town
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-01 13:30:00 2021-09-01 15:00:00 Involvement Fair Virtual: Gather Town Virtual: Gather Town Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Virtual: Gather Town
  • Wed
    1
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, NUSU
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Online (Zoom) and Lakers Turf Field - Main Campus
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-01 18:00:00 2021-09-01 19:00:00 Zumba Join us online (Zoom) or in-person (Lakers Turf Field) for Zumba with The Studio Online (Zoom) and Lakers Turf Field - Main Campus Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Join us online (Zoom) or in-person (Lakers Turf Field) for Zumba with The Studio
  • Wed
    1
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, Residence
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Your Floor's/Section's designated Meeting Space
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-01 19:00:00 2021-09-01 20:00:00 Meet your Don Drop by your lounge for this MANDATORY meeting. Meet the don, learn some key information and wear your floor t-shirt! Your Floor's/Section's designated Meeting Space Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Drop by your lounge for this MANDATORY meeting. Meet the don, learn some key information and wear your floor t-shirt!

Thursday, September 2

  • Thu
    2
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, Meet Your Professors
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Zoom
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-02 11:00:00 2021-09-02 12:00:00 Meet Your Profs Meet Your Profs provides incoming students with an opportunity to ask questions about their program, university life, academic course work, school and personal life balance. Zoom Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Meet Your Profs provides incoming students with an opportunity to ask questions about their program, university life, academic course work, school and personal life balance.
  • Thu
    2
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, NUSU
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-02 13:00:00 2021-09-02 14:00:00 Family Feud Join NUSU and name the most popular answers to survey questions in order to win points for your team! **Registration required to participate** Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Join NUSU and name the most popular answers to survey questions in order to win points for your team!

    **Registration required to participate**
  • Thu
    2
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, NUSU
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    Online (Zoom)
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-02 14:00:00 2021-09-02 15:30:00 Virtual Escape Room As part of O-week, at this event each team will encounter a wide variety of digital clues puzzles and challenges that they must work together to solve before time runs out! Online (Zoom) Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    As part of O-week, at this event each team will encounter a wide variety of digital clues puzzles and challenges that they must work together to solve before time runs out!
  • Thu
    2
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, NUSU
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-02 18:30:00 2021-09-02 19:30:00 Tune Challenge As part of O-Week - join your fellow Lakers who like to belt out a chorus and get the chance to shine with challenges to finish a lyric, or identify a song! Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    As part of O-Week - join your fellow Lakers who like to belt out a chorus and get the chance to shine with challenges to finish a lyric, or identify a song!
  • Thu
    2
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, Residence
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Your Floor's/Section's designated Meeting Space
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-02 19:00:00 2021-09-02 20:00:00 Meet your Don Meet your Don(s), learn some key information about your NU Home, and meet your neighbours. Don’t forget to wear your floor t-shirt! Your Floor's/Section's designated Meeting Space Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Meet your Don(s), learn some key information about your NU Home, and meet your neighbours. Don’t forget to wear your floor t-shirt!
  • Thu
    2
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, Equity Centre, NUSU
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Virtual
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-02 20:00:00 2021-09-02 21:00:00 Jackbox Games Night Games night with NUSU and the Equity Centre Virtual Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Games night with NUSU and the Equity Centre

Friday, September 3

  • Fri
    3
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, NUSU
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Virtual: Zoom
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-03 10:00:00 2021-09-03 11:00:00 Jeopardy All Incoming Students registered for O-Week Virtual: Zoom Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    All Incoming Students registered for O-Week
  • Fri
    3
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, NUSU
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Virtual: Zoom
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-03 11:00:00 2021-09-03 12:00:00 Program Chat All Incoming Students Registered for O-Week Virtual: Zoom Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    All Incoming Students Registered for O-Week
  • Fri
    3
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, NUSU
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Founders Field
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-03 13:00:00 2021-09-03 15:00:00 Sports & Rec: Bubble Soccer, Mini Putt, Tie-Dye All Incoming Students Registered for O-Week Founders Field Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    All Incoming Students Registered for O-Week
  • Fri
    3
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, Equity Centre, NUSU
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Zoom
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-03 15:30:00 2021-09-03 16:30:00 Trivia NUSU & Equity Centre Trivia night registration required Zoom Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    NUSU & Equity Centre Trivia night registration required
  • Fri
    3
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, Residence
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Your Floor's/Section's designated Meeting Space
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-03 19:00:00 2021-09-03 20:00:00 Meet your Don Meet your Don(s), learn some key information about your NU Home, and meet your neighbours. Don’t forget to wear your floor t-shirt! Your Floor's/Section's designated Meeting Space Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Meet your Don(s), learn some key information about your NU Home, and meet your neighbours. Don’t forget to wear your floor t-shirt!
  • Fri
    3
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, Equity Centre, NUSU, Residence
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Virtual
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-03 20:00:00 2021-09-03 21:30:00 Sexy Bingo Tune in online for laughs, prizes, a chance to debunk some sex myths and learn about healthy sex and relationships. Virtual Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Tune in online for laughs, prizes, a chance to debunk some sex myths and learn about healthy sex and relationships.

Saturday, September 4

  • Sat
    4
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, NUSU
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    In person: NUSU Student Centre Parking Lot
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-04 10:00:00 2021-09-04 15:00:00 NUSU Bottle Drive Raise money for cystic fibrosis In person: NUSU Student Centre Parking Lot Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Raise money for cystic fibrosis
  • Sat
    4
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, Residence
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Your Floor's/Section's designated Meeting Space
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-04 19:00:00 2021-09-04 20:00:00 Meet your Don Meet your Don(s), learn some key information about your NU Home, and meet your neighbours. Don’t forget to wear your floor t-shirt! Your Floor's/Section's designated Meeting Space Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Meet your Don(s), learn some key information about your NU Home, and meet your neighbours. Don’t forget to wear your floor t-shirt!
  • Sat
    4
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, NUSU, Residence
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Founders Field
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-04 20:00:00 2021-09-04 22:00:00 Movie Night Relax on the Founders Field with popcorn and enjoy a feature film projected onto a giant inflatable movie screen. Founders Field Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Relax on the Founders Field with popcorn and enjoy a feature film projected onto a giant inflatable movie screen.

Sunday, September 5

  • Sun
    5
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, NUSU
    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
    Virtual: Zoom
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-05 12:30:00 2021-09-05 13:30:00 Nipissing’s Got Talent All Incoming Students registered for O-Week Virtual: Zoom Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    All Incoming Students registered for O-Week
  • Sun
    5
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, NUSU
    1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Virtual: Zoom
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-05 13:30:00 2021-09-05 14:30:00 O-Week Closing Ceremonies All Incoming Students registered for O-Week Virtual: Zoom Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    All Incoming Students registered for O-Week
  • Sun
    5
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, Residence
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Your Floor Teams Channel
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-05 19:00:00 2021-09-05 20:00:00 First Community Meeting Meet your Don(s), and other members of your floor, receive important information about being a community member for the upcoming year. Your Floor Teams Channel Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Meet your Don(s), and other members of your floor, receive important information about being a community member for the upcoming year.
  • Sun
    5
    Sep
    Lakers Orientation, Residence
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Virtually – offered via shared link
    Add to Calendar 2021-09-05 20:00:00 2021-09-05 21:00:00 Virtual Kahoot Trivia Night Residence Life hosts Virtual Trivia! Tune in for an opportunity to meet students, win some great prizes and show off your trivia smarts! Virtually – offered via shared link Nipissing University test@test.ca America/Toronto public

    Residence Life hosts Virtual Trivia! Tune in for an opportunity to meet students, win some great prizes and show off your trivia smarts!