Lakers Winter Orientation

Harris Learning Library with pine trees covered in snow, view of the pond iced over, view of the snow covered trail bridge by the pond. Lakers Orientation logo.

Congratulations on your decision to join the Lakers’ Community!

We look forward to welcoming you and giving you the tools needed to successfully transition into university here at NU.

Lakers Winter Orientation is designed to prepare you for course selection and registration, review important financial information, introduce you to the programs and services available to you, and connect you with the supports and resources to answer any of your transition questions.

To get started, see your online orientation module below, as well as opportunities for live Q&A drop-in sessions, and be sure to check out the resource videos and links!

CPP (College Partnership Program) and Distance BComm - please go to the links below for further orientation resources and program-specific sessions:

Part 1: Start Here! Online Orientation Modules

Online Sessions are designed to be the first step to take in your New Student Orientation. As you move through each section, you'll gain the tools and knowledge needed to register for courses and take your next steps at Nipissing University. Steps to access are included below. 


Instructions for accessing your New Student Orientation Learning Module below:

  1. Click on the MyNipissing Portal button below and log in with your Nipissing student login information.
  2. Select the "Orientations" button.
  3. Choose the module designed for you - Note: there are specific modules for Distance programs!

Note: If you are an International Student you can access your modules at the button below.

Part 2: January Live Learning Sessions

A NU Day brings together enthusiastic services from all over Nipissing University to talk about how you can get the most out of your semester! Whether you're new to NU or want a new approach to learning, we'll have content you won't find on your regular talk show.

10:00am - New Year, NU You

Step into the semester with resolutions that will help you meet your goals while supporting your wellbeing!

10:00am Show »           

12:30pm - NU to Virtual Learning

New to online learning or looking for some tips for success? Hear from the experts and start the semester right!

12:30pm Show »           

3:00pm - NU Trends for 2022

We hear blue and green are all the rage this season! Find out what else is trendy for your experience at NU!

3:00pm Show »           

"Where do I submit my assignments?" and "How do I access Blackboard Collaborate?" Drop in at one of the 1 hour sessions below to chat with the OLPs (Online Learning Partners) - student leaders here at NU to help you with all things Blackboard Learn!

11:00am »        2:00pm »  

University Q&A

In this video series, we're tackling the questions that you wouldn't ask in class. Featuring answers to things like "I never learned how to study, where do I start?", "What exactly is a syllabus?", and more! 

Fast Track To Success

Here's a sneak peek at some of the academic skills supports that you have access to as a student. In the short videos below, we cover topics like, How to Read A TextBook, What Calculator Do You Need, Communicating with Professors and Staff, and more! For more indepth support on these topics and more, book a one-on-one academic skills appointment, or attend upcoming students success workshops: nipissingu.ca/slt 

Get Connected 

Click through the links below to explore other offices and services available to you! Note: If you're hoping to get connected with specific offices prior to starting classes, the campus is closed from Dec 23 - Jan 4th.