Participating in the various orientation programs at Glendon opens the doors to key campus services, resources, and staff that make our community truly one of a kind. There is so much to learn about studying and living in and around our quaint Toronto alcove.


Are you a new student this Fall / Winter term? Glendon Orientation gets your first year at Glendon off to a good start!



Orientation is a mandatory event that features the need-to-know information about student life, services, and resources on campus and will get you even more excited to start your life as a Glendonite. It also features a Meet and Greet so you can get to know other new students, international students, your Student Union, GL Zone Peer Mentors, the Glendon International Club, and student organizations.

Participate in activities, grab a bite to eat, and ask any questions that you may have about starting your studies at Glendon. We look forward to seeing you there!


Your Orientation Experience

Craft your orientation experience by participating in any or all of the following opportunities.

Remember, Glendon Orientation Day is a mandatory day for all incoming students!

September 1 – 3, 2020.

JumpStart is a three-day summer program designed to help you start university on the right foot. Over the course of the week, you’ll discover some tips to adjust to the academic demands of university life, develop techniques for more effective study, and adapt to your new environment.


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September 8, 2020

Glendon Orientation Day gets your first year at Glendon started!

It’s a mandatory day that features the need-to-know information about student life, services and resources on campus and will get you even more excited to start your life as a Glendonite. You’ll meet your GL Zone Peer Mentor who will be a guide through your first year and get the ins-and-outs of your program from your professors. Details coming soon!

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Date and time to be announced.

This orientation is designed specifically for students from outside of Canada, both international and exchange. Learn about the mandatory University Health Insurance Plan (please do not buy your own health insurance!), international student services at the Glendon and Keele campuses, Canadian academic and socio-cultural norms, and the International Club.

We remind you that this orientation session is MANDATORY for all international and exchange students (starting in September 2019) and those in dual degree program in International Studies and Business Administration (iBA/BBA) offered through a partnership with emlyon business school.

August 20th, 2pm-3pm

Since parents, guardians, and family are an important support for students throughout their university careers, we offer this session to connect with them and answer their questions. Topics discussed include campus security, orientation, food services, student life, financial aid and OSAP. This session coincides with residence move-in day to allow as many parents as possible to participate.

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Date and time to be announced.

Frosh Week is your biggest opportunity to get involved, meet new people, and take part in student-run events, and more!

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Orientation at Glendon takes place three times per year, for each intake: in September for the fall intake, in January for the winter intake, or in May for the summer intake.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to email