Welcome Back Barbeque

Thursday, September 6, 2007 - 8:00pm to Friday, September 7, 2007 - 12:00am

All students, faculty and staff are invited to celebrate the beginning of the year at OCAD's second annual Welcome Back Barbeque in Butterfield Park, generously supported by George and Martha Butterfield.

Venue & Address: 
Butterfield Park 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario
Cost: 
Free
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Faculty Orientation Day

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 1:00pm to 9:30pm

Wednesday, August 31

All faculty are welcome to attend these events, which will be held in 100 McCaul St. No registration is required. Please see website for location information.

 

9:00am-9:40am Welcome Address from the President 

9:40am-10:30am Faculty Services Fair 

10:30am-2:00pm Faculty Orientations and Lunch  

2:00pm-4:00pm Professional Development Session with Dr. Sheila Cote-Meek, Reconciliation: The Role of Educators in Postsecondary Education

4:00pm-5:30pm Welcome Back Social: Remarks from the President and Vice-President, Academic and Provost 

 

Venue & Address: 
OCAD University
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/services/faculty-curriculum-development-centre/workshops-and-events.htm
Email: 
fcdc@ocadu.ca
Cost: 
Free

O-DAYS! Mature Student Coffee Break

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

"Older than average" and planning on attending BIG-O-Day!? Hit "pause" and stop by for an informal opportunity to connect with other (25+) students over coffee, tea, soft drinks and light snacks!

Please RSVP so we know you are planning on attending: 
www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/orientation/O-DAYS-workshop-social-rsv...

 

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, Level 1, 122, St. Patrick St. or access via Grange Foodcourt, 113 McCaul St.
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/orientation
Email: 
ocadcampuslife@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416 977 6000, Ext. 4021
Coffee Break Poster

O-DAYS! Xpace Back to School Party & Launch

image of the inside of Xpace
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 11:00pm to Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 3:00am

Join Xpace Cultural Centre for our annual back-to-school party, featuring a performance by Bizzarh, DJ Amy Wong, art by Stacie Ant, Kiera Boult, Bonerkill Collective, Sofy Mesa, @gothshakira and Dana Prieto, plus snacks and drinks! All ages.

Directions: TTC from OCAD U: Take the 505 Dundas streetcar west to Lansdowne Avenue.

ABOUT XPACE:
Xpace is a membership-driven artist-run centre supported by the OCAD Student Union and dedicated to providing emerging and student artists and designers with the opportunity to showcase their work in a professional setting.

Venue & Address: 
Xpace Cultural Centre, 2-303 Lansdowne Ave.
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/orientation
Email: 
ocadcampuslife@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416 977 6000, Ext. 4021
Cost: 
Free

O-DAYS! Meet 'n Greet 'n Pizza

Andy Thibodeau, speaker
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm

While designed for those students participating in OCAD U's Student Mentor Program and First-Generation Programming, this activity is open to all new students, allowing them another opportunity to meet face-to-face and engage and connect with peers before the semester gets into full swing. Special guest and inspirational speaker Andy Thibodeau will enlighten and entertain!

Please RSVP to let us know you plan to attend: www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/orientation/O-DAYS-workshop-social-rsv...

 

Venue & Address: 
Auditorium (Room 190), Level 1, 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/orientation
Email: 
ocadcampuslife@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416 977 6000, Ext. 4021

O-DAYS! 2nd Annual Safety & Wellness Day

Safety and Wellness team 2015
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 2:00pm to 8:00pm

NEW and RETURNING students, faculty, staff and members of the OCAD U community are invited to come and meet the Safety & Security Services and the Health & Wellness teams and enjoy some awesome activities and prizes.

Highlights include:

  • Free barber shop haircuts by The Mad One Barber Shop
  • DJ playing music
  • Food Trucks with discounted menus
  • Free giveaways
  • Enter-to-win prizes
  • Free pizza, popcorn and ice cream

 

Venue & Address: 
Lambert Lounge (Room 187) and Butterfield Park, 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/orientation
Email: 
ocadcampuslife@ocadu.ca

O-NIGHT! with MxD!

O-NIGHT event image showing dancers from MxD - OCAD Dance group
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 10:00pm to Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 3:00am

O-NIGHT! is a welcoming party hosted by MxD - OCAD Dance, with support from the OCAD Student Union (OCADSU). Designed to provide new undergrad students the opportunity to continue connection and integration, creating those oh, so important, peer-to-peer relations! Get familiar with student-run initiatives coordinated by MxD and our collaborating partners, as well as learn more from upper-year students.

About MxD:
If you like music and smiles, then join us in MxD, where no matter how good you are (or not) at dancing, you are guaranteed to have some fun. So join us! You won’t only become more confident, but you will have a new skill that is calming and entertaining! Learn more about student-run clubs on campus.

Venue & Address: 
Room 230 (Central Hall), Level 2, 100 McCaul St.
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/orientation
Email: 
ocadcampuslife@ocadu.ca

O-DAYS! OCADSU Open House

OCAD U Student Union Table
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm

Join us at the OCAD Student Union Open House learn more about the Student Union, check out the space, learn about our services, and meet the team. We will be officially opening up our new office to students and we're excite to meet you! Here you are welcome to spend time year round whether working on class assignments or needing a quiet place to relax. We will be opening the space with a land acknowledgement, raising a mock-tail to the start of your new chapter, serving snacks, and providing a space to chill and mingle before you head off to check out O-NIGHT! with MxD.

Venue & Address: 
Level 6, 230 Richmond St. West
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/orientation
Phone: 
416 977 6000 Ext. 341

O-DAYS! COMPASS: A FIRST GEN STUDENT ORIENTATION

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 1:00pm to Friday, September 2, 2016 - 7:00pm

COMPASS is a two-day orientation specifically for First Generation Students, that is, students whose parents did not attend university, or did not attend university in Canada. It is an opportunity to meet other students, faculty and upper year students and get a head start at OCAD University. We will be doing a mock critique, discussing time management strategies, learning more about your program and getting to know the campus. Lunch and snacks will be provided!

We recommend that you attend both days as each day has different activities. However, if you can only attend one day that is not a problem! If you would like to attend or have any questions Please email Savindi at sjinasena@ocadu.ca  in order to register to attend.

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, Level 1, 122 St. Patrick St. or access via Grange Foodcourt, 113 McCaul St.
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/orientation
Email: 
sjinsena@ocadu.ca
COMPASS poster

O-DAYS! Campus Life CONNECT U

Campus Life Connected Logo
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

This O-DAYS! activity is designed as an informal social opportunity to connect those new undergrads who may wish meet and connect with others in advance of the Labour Day weekend and BIG-O Day! (Tuesday, September 6). This activity is co-hosted by Student Mentor Program and OCAD Student Union (OCADSU). All new first-year undergrads are welcome!

Please RSVP here to attend this activity: www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/orientation/O-DAYS-workshop-social-rsv...

 

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 113 McCaul Street or access via Grange Food Court, 113 McCaul Street.
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/orientation
Email: 
ocadcampuslife@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416 977 6000, Ext. 4021

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