winter basecamp

All students entering residence for the first time in Winter 2022 are automatically registered in Basecamp

Winter Basecamp will feature primarily virtual events in accordance with current and expected public health measures. Continue to check your UAlberta email or our orientation webpages to stay up to date with our Winter 2022 residence orientation plans.

Hang out and get oriented

Basecamp kicks off Monday, January 4 after move in. This is the University of Alberta’s residence orientation program designed to help you ease into campus and university living. Celebrate with your new peers, win awesome prizes and learn more about what Basecamp has to offer.

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

Enrol on Expedition:Connect View the schedule

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

Upcoming Events


What can I expect?

Social activities

There will be regular events and opportunities designed for you to make new friends and connect with your community and student leaders during the evening. Tie-dye some new clothes, play bingo, or warm up with a cup of tea! 

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 student groups.