Mandatory Orientation Fee Payment – $35.00
Orientation Schedule – August 31, September 1 & 2, 2016
|Wednesday, August 31 – Mandatory Day|
|8:30 – 9:15 AM||Registration||The Annex (Back of Bistro 222)|
|9:15 – 9:25 AM||Welcome Address||Auditorium|
|9:30 – 11:00 AM||Interprofessional Activity and Michener Tour||Gymnasium and Main Building|
|11:00 – 11:30 AM||Meet your Student Council||Auditorium|
|11:30 AM – 1:00 PM||
A mix of vegetarian and halal options will be available
|Gymnasium and Back Patio|
|1:00 – 2:15 PM||Student Supports Assembly||Auditorium|
|2:15 – 3:15 PM||Mentalist Haim Goldenberg||Auditorium|
|3:15 – 3:30 PM||Snack Break||Lobby|
|3:30 – 4:30 PM||Michener Myth Busters||Auditorium|
|4:45 PM||Ripley’s Aquarium||Depart from Lobby @ 4:45 PM|
|6:00 PM||Art Gallery of Ontario tour – Not interested in the aquarium? Join us on a tour of the AGO!||Meet in Lobby @ 5:45 PM|
|Thursday, September 1 – Mandatory Day|
|9:00 – 9:45 AM||International Student Meet and Greet – For our international tuition students only||Room 901|
|9:00-9:15 AM||MRS Programs Only – Meet in Michener lobby by 9:00 AM to walk to U of T – Refreshments provided at U of T from 9:15 – 930 AM||Departs Michener at 9:00 AM Sharp!|
|9:30 – 11:45 AM||Program-Specific Orientation for All Programs – 9:30 AM start for MRS programs at U of T, 9:45 AM start at Michener for all other programs|
|11:45 AM – 12:45 PM||
Survival Tips from upper year students (except Diagnostic Cytology)
Stay in assigned room. Pizza will be provided. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have lactose or gluten requirements, vegetarian pizzas will already be provided in each class
|Students stay in assigned Michener classrooms|
|1:00 – 1:30 PM||
Urban Expedition: Unlock The City Registration
|Gymnasium and Back Patio|
|1:30 – 4:30 PM||Urban Expedition: Unlock The City||All over downtown Toronto|
|5:00 PM||Unlock The City ends at Trinity Common! Relax and enjoy a taco bar sponsored by your Student Council while the results come in!||303 Augusta Ave|
|Friday, September 2 – Optional Day|
|Noon – 12:10 PM||Meet us in the Auditorium as we go over all the activities offered today!||Michener|
|12:10 – 4:00 PM||
Board Games & Bubble Tea (Enjoy our selection of board games while sipping on some bubble tea!)
Movies @ the Aud (Enjoy a relaxing movie before school starts!)
Michener Olympics (Earn points for your program through many different challenges!)
Adventure Game (Can you escape the room in time?)
|6:00 PM – 11:00 PM||
End of Orientation celebration sponsored by your Student Council!
Hang out with new friends, returning students, Orientation volunteers and your coordinators while our resident DJ spins his music!
|Schatz Hall Lounge|
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays
* Must have picked up ticket from Michener for entry
|7:07 PM first pitch|
Blue Jays Ticket Purchase
All incoming first year students receive one ticket for the Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays on September 12. Guest Tickets – Sold Out
Friday, September 16
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM – Boat Cruise Hosted by Student Council! – PIER 6, QUEEN’s QUAY & YORK STREET
Note: This is a 19+ event. YOU MUST HAVE YOUR GOVERNMENT ID TO VERIFY YOUR AGE
A proud Michener tradition and a favourite of first-year and upper year students alike! This party, hosted and subsidized by Student Council, is open to all Michener students and is a great way to celebrate the start of a new school year. This year’s party is on the luxury boat The Northern Spirit, so dress to impress!
Tickets are $20 for Michener students and $25 for guests and must be purchased before end of day, Wednesday, September 14th. This includes a light dinner and a non-stop, open water dance party with the Toronto skyline as a backdrop! Be sure to get your tickets fast, as this event has sold out two years in a row and you do not want to miss it!
Buy your tickets at Michener starting during Orientation at the Orientation desk or in the student council office on the 13th floor. You can also score tickets ahead of time by using our PayPal feature below.
The Northern Spirit boards at Pier 6, at Queens Quay and York Street. This awesome location also hosts a pub and restaurant on site for all of your pre and post-party needs! Boarding starts at 6:30 PM and we set sail at 7 PM SHARP! Be sure to bring both your Michener ID and your government issued ID. If you require a vegetarian meal option, please email email@example.com, and we’ll have that set up for you.
To get here: Take the Queens Quay or Spadina streetcar from Union station to York Street. Or meet in the Michener lobby at 6 PM and we’ll all go down via TTC together!
Purchase Michener Student Boat Cruise Tickets: $20
Note: You may purchase a student ticket and guest tickets on the same transaction, simply click ‘add to cart’ button for your student ticket and then click continue shopping and it will allow you to add your guest tickets.
There are no physical tickets – When you purchase your student and/or guest tickets you will be added to a master list and will be signing in with Student Council before boarding the boat. Remember your government ID!
** If you want to purchase guest tickets without purchasing your own ticket, uncheck the “Purchase ticket” checkbox below.