Orientation activities

Bookmark this page, as it will be your guide to all May Orientation events. Check back regularly as we will be continuously updating the many exciting activities designed to welcome you to Durham College!

International students around campus

International Student Orientation

Join us April 27th at 9:00am in the South Wing, Room SW 201, for International Student Orientation at Durham College, your first step to getting started on the right foot. This full day event will provide essential information for international students including how to:

  • Get your student identification card
  • Get your health insurance cardSet up a bank account
  • Work in Canada
  • Find local housing
  • Sign in to the online platforms: DC Mail, DC Connect and MyCampus
  • Be successful at Durham College

Meet the team from the International Office and fellow international students while getting to know the Oshawa campus. A delicious lunch will be served and there will be prizes to win.

Please bring your passport and study permit with you. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at international@durhamcollege.ca. Be sure to follow us on social media as well to stay informed on all DC International news.

We look forward to seeing you soon. Travel well.

Program Orientation



Various times and locations

Meet faculty, upper-year students and other first-year students in your program. This is a great opportunity to receive detailed program information from the people who have been through it before! All first-year students will receive a Dean’s Letter via email outlining the time and locations of this event for their program.

Campus tours will be leaving from The Pit in the Gordon Willey building. Bring your timetable and have a student leader show you the best route to your classrooms!

Search program:
General Arts & Sciences - General Certificate12 p.m.Monday, May 1JW203Oshawa campusSchool of Interdisciplinary Studies
General Arts & Sciences - Health Prep12 p.m.Monday, May 1JW203Oshawa campusSchool of Interdisciplinary Studies
Law Clerk Advanced9:10 a.m.Tuesday, May 2JW205Oshawa campusSchool of Justice & Emergency Services
Personal Support Worker11 a.m.Monday, May 1SW206Oshawa campusSchool of Health & Community Services
Practical Nursing11 a.m.Monday, May 1B305Oshawa campusSchool of Health & Community Services
Dental Hygeine11 a.m.Monday, May 1SW215Oshawa campusSchool of Health & Community Services
Dental Assisting (Levels I and II)11 a.m.Monday, May 1C248Whitby campusSchool of Health & Community Services
Addictions & Mental Health (grad cert)4 p.m.Monday, May 1PK205Pickering Learning SiteSchool of Health & Community Services
Project Management10 a.m.Friday, April 28G213Oshawa campusSchool of Business, IT & Management