Winter orientation

All students entering residence for the first time in Winter 2023 are automatically registered in Winter Orientation

Winter Orientation is January 4–13, 2023
Check your UAlberta email or our orientation webpages to stay up to date with our Winter 2023 residence orientation plans!


Upcoming Events

Hang out and get oriented

Winter Orientation kicks off Wednesday, January 4 after move in. It's designed to help you ease into campus and university living. Celebrate with your new peers, win awesome prizes and learn more about what life in residence has to offer.

Winter Orientation is specifically targeted to support students moving into residence in the winter term, but all residents are welcome to attend!

Visit Expedition:Connect Check out the orientation schedule

Expedition:Connect is your online residence hub. Find information about upcoming programs, your floor community, cohorts, resources, and more.


What can I expect?

Social activities

Make new friends and connect with your community and student leaders during the evening. Tie-dye some new clothes, play bingo, or start the morning right with a yoga class! 

Community living

Learn what it means to live and study with your peers: How to create roommate agreements, expectations for living in residence, and how to get involved!


Identify who you can go to in residence and on campus when you need support. Meet the Faculty/Academic in Residence, Senior Resident Assistants, peer support team and residence cohorts.