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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 or call (306) 966-4231.

We advise in-person, over the phone, through email, or through Skype.

Do you need help choosing courses?

First Year HandbookRead through our First Year Student Handbook!
It will answer many of your questions.
Take a look at our first year course descriptions!

First Year Student Handbook >>

100 Level Arts & Science Courses - Social Sciences
100 Level Arts & Science Courses - Sciences
100 Level Arts & Science Courses - Languages
100 Level Arts & Science Courses - Humanities Writing
100 Level Arts & Science Courses - Humanities
100 Level Arts & Science Courses - Fine Arts

Course Abbreviations

Important Dates

Helpful Information

How do I register for classes?

Attend U-Start!
Watch registration tutorials
What are learning communities?
How much are my classes going to cost?
Are scholarships available?

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

Campus Life

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.

Housing options

International Student & Study Abroad Center

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 the University Learning Centre!


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. (

Student Health Centre

First Year

Welcome First Year Students

Frequently Asked Questions

Student Life

Now What?


Advising Hours

9am - 4pm
Monday- Friday
Call (306) 966-4231

University of Saskatchewan

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Student Links

Major / Career Choice

Student Groups

Learning Communities

Student Life

Murray Library

Book Store

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