Information for First-year Students
Do you have questions?
Please explore the College website! If you still have questions, feel free to contact your First Year Academic Advisors: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (306) 966-4231.
We advise in-person, over the phone, through email, or through Skype.
Do you need help choosing courses?
Read through our First Year Student Handbook!
It will answer many of your questions.
How do I register for classes?
- Academic Standards
- Academic Integrity
- Academic Assistance
- Exam Regulations
- How Advising Helps
- Student Services
- Tips for Success
Study Tips: Get a head-start or a hold on your course work by reading our study tips and following them carefully.
Another good site to check out is http://www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/videos/
Aboriginal Student Programs: For information on First Year Programs for Aboriginal students.
Disability Services for Students (DSS) assists students by offering programs and advocacy services. All students with
disabilities are encouraged to register with DSS.
Learning Communities are a group of first-year students taking a common set of 2-3 classes who meet as an academic community once a week, guided by peer mentors and supported by your College, professors, alumni, and Student Learning Services. Student Learning Services also provides free academic support including writing help, math and stats help, a variety of workshops, and much more.
Orientation: New to the U of S? Wondering where to begin? Orientation is an informative and exciting two-day program designed for students new to the University of Saskatchewan. Attending Orientation will give you a head-start on the academic and non-academic aspects of university life before classes begin. Orientation takes place each September prior to the start of classes. (http://students.usask.ca/new/transition/orientation.php)