As a new student, you will enjoy activities designed to help you make connections with your fellow students and the Saint Mary’s community.


Schedule of Events


9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.


10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Welcome to Saint Mary’s!
Officially sign in to the University, meet Senior Administrators and learn about the schedule of events for the day.

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Hello, my name is…
We will help you meet other new students. Get to know people in your program and have some fun at the same time!

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Making Sense of Saint Mary’s
You don’t need to go around in circles trying to figure everything out. During this session you will learn from experts on campus about how to be successful at Saint Mary’s. Topics will include: Financing University/Scholarships, Academic Program Info, Health & Wellness, Summertime in Halifax and Campus Resources

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Campus Tour
Turn left, turn right, did we lose anyone? Need directions? Our tours will help you find your classes, important offices/centres, where to eat and find that perfect place to study!

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch (prize draw)
Let’s eat. Who doesn’t love a Summer BBQ? Enjoy lunch and listen for your name, you could win a great prize!

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Canada eh?
Are you an International student? On top of starting at a new University you are in a new country, it can be overwhelming. The International Student Centre is here to help. Learn about immigration, culture shock, living in Halifax/ Canada, and tour the International Centre.



Contact us

Still have questions? Please get in touch!
Phone: 902.420.5166