Orientation 2020 Schedule

Orientation 2020 - September 2 - 4 , 2020

Mandatory Orientation Days

Time (Eastern Daylight) Event Name Location

Friday, August 21 – Schedule

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM August 21st 1:00 PM Orientation Webinar Video
Video Password  = success
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM August 21st 5:00 PM Orientation Webinar Video
Video Password = success

Please click on the video links above to view one of our  informative webinars that were recorded August 21, 2020 and hosted by your Orientation Coordinators. Although the content is largely the same each of them has a unique Q&A from the participants if you are interested in both sessions.

Please contact us at orientation@michener.ca if you have any questions.

Time (Eastern Daylight) Event Name Location

Wednesday, September 2 – Schedule

N/A Welcome/ Introduction Pre-recorded/On demand
N/A Meet your 2020-2021 Student Council
Video Password = success
Pre-recorded/On demand
N/A Michener Virtual Campus Tour
Video Password = success
Pre-recorded/On demand
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Register to Student Supports Assembly
A quick overview of everything you need to succeed!Once you join this session please remain online for the clubs event at 2:30 PM.
Enter National Bank Apple Watch Draw!
National Bank products exclusively for health sciences students
Watch the recording if you missed a session.
Video Password: success
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Clubs Event – Hosted by Student Council
Get to know the students clubs at Michener
Movie Night

Get comfy in your PJ’s and enjoy the movies! Click on the links below.

Thanks to everyone who suggested and voted for movies. The three movies with the highest number of votes are listed below.

Please do not share the link with anyone not part of the Michener 2020 Orientation and screen recording will be not permitted.

Here’s the movie night link

Meeting ID: 834 2616 9561
You can join at any time between 5:00PM-12:00AM to enjoy the movies!

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Howl’s Moving Castle Live/Online
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Captain America: Civil War Live/Online
9:30 PM – 12:00 AM Avengers: Infinity War Live/Online
Time (Eastern Daylight) Event Name Location

Thursday, September 3 – Schedule

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Blackboard Collaborate 101. Hosted by Alex De Oliveira, our Learning Systems Administrator

Blackboard is an online platform used at Michener for many courses, so it is highly recommended you attend this session to familiarize yourself with the platform before your classes begin!

Alex will be available to answer your questions about Blackboard at the end of his presentation.

Pre-session checklist:

  1. Have a USB headset with microphone (laptop microphone and speakers are acceptable)
  2. Ensure your Headset is selected as the default input (microphone) and output (speakers) device
    Windows 10: Configuring Audio Devices for Web Conferencing in Windows 10
    Mac OS: Dock > System Preferences > Sound > Output (select headset) > Input (select headset)
  3. Where possible, for the most stable connectivity, use a hard-wired Internet connection
  4. Supported browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge (Chromium), Apple Safari 13 or greater
Blackboard Collaborate Orientation Recording
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Program Specific Orientation From Your Faculty


2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Break
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Survival tips from your upper year students .

Please note Diagnostic Cytology survival tips session will be at 4:30 PM.

4:30 – 5:30 PM

Diagnostic Cytology survival tips session.

You can also dial in using your phone.

Magical Curiosities with Nolan Webster. An interactive magic show. Spots are limited for each show so sign up early! Sold Out
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Magic Show Session 1, Maximum capacity : 20 Sold Out
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Magic Show Session 2, Maximum capacity : 20 Sold Out
9:00 PM – 10:00 PM Magic Show Session 3, Maximum capacity : 20 Sold Out


Time (Eastern Daylight) Event Name Location

Friday, September 4 – Schedule

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Urban Expeditions: Explore the city of Toronto virtually and win some cool prizes!

Urban Expeditions game link

You can also dial in using your phone.
Canada: +1 (647) 497-9391

Play the game to explore the city of Toronto virtually with your classmates and win prizes!

1st place group will receive $150 Amazon gift card/member
2nd place group will receive $100 Amazon gift card/member
3rd place group will receive $75 Amazon gift card/member

We have sorted everyone (who signed up for orientation/student success assembly) into teams of 3. Please refer to the attached excel file for your team # and team members.

Please email us by September 1st, 2020 11:59PM, ONLY IF your name is not on the list and you would like to participate in the event OR if your name is on the list and you do not wish to participate in the event.

We will email you the updated team list on September 2nd, 2020 so you can connect with your group members before the event!

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Trivia Night

Attention all F.R.I.E.N.D.S. fans! Join us for a fun trivia session on Kahoot.
Test your F.R.I.E.N.D.S knowledge! Top 4 will win cool F.R.I.E.N.D.S merch prizes!
Download Kahoot! ahead of time for this event.

Orientation F.R.I.E.N.D.S Trivia Night
Fri, Sep 4, 2020 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (EDT)

You can also dial in using your phone.
Canada: 647-497-9373

Online  – Kahoot
9:30 PM – 10:45 PM

Live stand up comedy with Greg Proops – Sold Out!

It’s a chance to sit back, relax and have a good laugh going into your final weekend before you start school!

Sold Out!

Virtual Beer Tour

Sold Out!