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uOrientation - Faculty of Health Sciences (EN) - Shared screen with speaker view
Chelsea Klein
02:10:46
Some of you are wondering about your student card and upass. To get your first student card, you can apply for your first uOttawa student card online, and once its ready you’ll get a confirmation email to pick it up in person. Follow these steps on this website: https://www.uottawa.ca/uottawacard/get-a-card/order-uottawa-card-online . For information about your upass, please visit this useful link: https://www.uottawa.ca/uottawacard/upass/get
Julia Thomas
02:11:40
The required course textbooks can be purchased from a variety of places. First off, you can purchase your textbooks from the Campus Store (https://www.bkstr.com/ottawastore/home) and you have the option to purchase or rent a textbook. The Campus Store also has a price match option! You can also purchase textbooks from websites like Kijiji and Amazon. The textbooks you need for a class will be indicated in the syllabus by your professor and it is typically recommended to wait until the first week of courses to purchase a textbook to get more clarification from your professors!
Bruno Cyr
02:12:36
Send us your questions on Wooclap! Within the Wooclap app, at the bottom right corner, use the white text bubble within a green circle to input your questions. Join us at www.wooclap.com – the code is ABYCGG.
Chelsea Klein
02:14:00
This uOrientation session and all other sessions that take place this summer are recorded! If you’d like to access this faculty session recording after today in case you want to check out the information shared, all recordings will be posted on our uorientation website a couple weeks after the session takes place! https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/orientation
Sandra Bojic
02:14:38
Like Chris, if you will be living on residence during your 1st year, weencourage you to attend the “Residence 101” webinar on July 20 at 9:00 am to learn more about what you can expect while living in residence. Register here: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/events/residence-101-english
Sandra Bojic
02:16:21
Chris met a lot of friends at activities organized by the school like 101-week and orientation. If you too would like to meet more people, check out this link https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/orientation and scroll to the webinar called “Tea on Teams” to join a new student meet-up!
Julia Thomas
02:17:23
The Faculty of Health Science has several options and ways for students to get involved. Firstly, there is a work-study program (https://www.uottawa.ca/financial-aid-awards/work-study-program) that gives students the opportunity to work and gain valuable experience, while also balancing their studies. Next, there are career resources and services at uOttawa that you can check out later on with this link: https://www.uottawa.ca/career-development-centre/. In addition, there is a webinar on the Career Corner which will take place on August 18 from 9am-10:30am, that will take about employability! You can learn more about this webinar with this website: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/events/career-corner-employability-and-career-development-services-english
Sandra Bojic
02:17:58
Although you will have online classes, don’t spend all of your time playing online games like Chris XD ! Instead, get started on the right foot, and learn to navigate our virtual campus by attending the “Useful Tools for Online Learning” webinar on Aug 3 at 9:00 am = https://www.uottawa.ca/get- started/events/useful-tools-online-learning-english
Julia Thomas
02:19:58
Students can already start to sign up and join clubs and extracurriculars on campus! If you are looking to find the different clubs at uOttawa, you can check out this link: https://www.cvuo.ca/clubs-list. You can also check out this uOttawa website to learn more about what extracurriculars are available to students: https://www.uottawa.ca/shape-your-experience/students/extracurricular.
Chelsea Klein
02:21:42
All new undergraduate students must pass training on academic integrity in their first term after being admitted to uOttawa. This training will be a self directed online module available through Brightspace, an online platform you will use for your university courses! For more information on the details of this training, I recommend checking out this website: https://www.uottawa.ca/vice-president-academic/academic-integrity/mandatory-training . If you have any questions on the delivery of the training, check out the academic GPS https://uottawa.saea-tlss.ca/en/academic-gps#collaborate-with-other-students
Sandra Bojic
02:22:32
As Chris mentioned in his story, the Academic Writing Help Center is a fantastic resource to support you with your writing assignments! Book an online appointment with a writing mentor here = https://uottawa.saea- tlss.ca/en/academic-gps#collaborate-with-other-students
Sandra Bojic
02:23:06
Chris mentioned receiving a delivery at the uOttawa post office. Check out this link for more details about the uOttawa postal services = https://www.uottawa.ca/facilities/sectors/operations-maintenance/postal- services
Sandra Bojic
02:23:50
Chris talked about studying with friends. If you too would like to study with others, we highly encourage you to join our study groups! These are led by your faculty mentoring center https://engineering.uottawa.ca/the-workshop and can also be accessed on the Academic GPS https://uottawa.saea- tlss.ca/en/academic-gps under the section ’study groups’
Sandra Bojic
02:24:59
Chris talked about the uOttawa gym in his story! If you too would like to stay active at university, check out the following link = https://www.geegees.ca/en/rec/home. Here you can learn more about the university’s fitness centres, gyms, dance studios, pool, as well as the virtual fitness activities like yoga, Zumba, etc.
Sandra Bojic
02:27:30
Another great resource that Chris mentioned in his story is counselling services. Following Chris’ presentation, we will hear from a representation of the Mental Health and Wellness services at uOttawa, but in the meantime, check out this website to learn more about the counselling services = https://www.uottawa.ca/wellness/students/counsellors-and-specialists
Julia Thomas
02:28:34
At uOttawa, 101 week or Welcome week is made for incoming students to meet other students through fun activities! Due to the pandemic, the University is working hard to try and facilitate these activities for students, while following Public Health Guidelines. You can take a look at the Welcome Week website for a look at what previous Welcome Week entailed: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/welcome-week and you can continue to check that website and the Instagram account http://www.instagram.com/uocampus for any further updates!
Chelsea Klein
02:33:03
For students wondering about residences and when they will hear back about applications, bookmark and checkout uOttawa’s residence website (https://www.uottawa.ca/housing/apply-for-residence). Here you’ll see all the steps and details involved with applying for residence. I also recommend joining our “Residence 101” webinar on July 20th at 9am! During this webinar, you’ll get important information regarding everything residence related. Sign up and join the session via our uorientation website: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/events/residence-101-english
Julia Thomas
02:33:23
If you are looking for one page that has all the important dates and academic deadlines, like first day of courses and tuition due dates, you can check out this website: https://www.uottawa.ca/important-academic-dates-and-deadlines/
Mariette Lee
02:34:19
You can follow along and map out your road to success by downloading your roadmap here.
Julia Thomas
02:36:21
At uOttawa, 101 week or Welcome week is made for incoming students to meet other students through fun activities! Due to the pandemic, the University is working hard to try and facilitate these activities for students, while following Public Health Guidelines. You can take a look at the Welcome Week website for a look at what previous Welcome Week entailed: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/welcome-week and you can continue to check that website and the Instagram account http://www.instagram.com/uocampus for any further updates!
Julia Thomas
02:40:49
Like Chris mentioned, for certain courses you will need to purchase a textbook. You canpurchase your textbooks from the Campus Store and you have the option to purchase or rent a textbook. The Campus Store also has a price match option and you can learn more with this website: https://www.bkstr.com/ottawastore/home!
Chelsea Klein
02:42:52
As Chris said, your uOttawa email, uOzone and Brightspace are 3 online platforms you will use throughout your studies at uOttawa. You can access all of these platforms through the following website: https://www.uottawa.ca/en/students . I recommend bookmarking it! If you have any questions or concerns on navigating these platforms that are new to you, join us on August 3rd at 9 am for our “Useful Tools for Online Learning” webinar! You can sign up and join the session via our uOrientation website: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/events/useful-tools-online-learning-english
Julia Thomas
02:48:03
Students will receive an email when their tuition fees have been finalized and is ready to be paid. For the Fall 2021 term, tuition fees are due on October 1st, but it is recommended to pay in advance. To learn more on how to pay your tuition, methods of payment and when you can pay your tuition, you can use this website: https://www.uottawa.ca/financial-resources/student-accounts/payment-of-fees.
Chelsea Klein
02:51:45
For those that have questions about enrolment, such as being on the waitlist, I recommend going to the enrolment support page (https://www.uottawa.ca/course-enrolment/enrolment-support). There are multiple videos to help you with enrolment, and a lot of answers for frequently asked questions! Also, the recording for the “Course enrolment help session” that took place earlier this summer will be made available soon on our uorientation website (https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/orientation). You can also contact a regional mentor for help with enrolment or any of your questions by emailing them at mentors@uOttawa.ca
Julia Thomas
02:53:57
You can find your Statement of Account and Tuition Summary on uoZone! To access this information, you can go to uoZone (https://www.uottawa.ca/fr/etudiants), then go to applications and finally Account Summary!
Samey Ahmed
02:55:24
Howdy, here is the document that Hana spoke about! Make sure to download it and try to fill it out during the presentation :)
Julia Thomas
02:57:05
For those looking to access the Academic GPS, you can check out this link: https://uottawa.saea-tlss.ca/en/academic-gps. Tuition information can be found on uoZone and more details on payment and tuition were sent earlier in the chat box!
Chelsea Klein
02:57:10
If you are doing a collaboration with Algonquin, all the information regarding your courses and the textbooks you may use will be provided in your syllabus! You should get all that information before your first day of classes! If you have specific course questions, you can also confirm with your professor to ensure you’re getting the correct information!
Samey Ahmed
03:03:45
Here is the link to the Yerkes-Dodson Law Study for those interested in learning more! Finding a balance between positive stress and negative stress is so important!https://hbr.org/video/4926046906001/when-stress-helps-you-get-more-done
Samey Ahmed
03:05:15
Use this link to register for upcoming seminars! There are a ton of choices, so be sure to check them out to see if any of them appeal to you! https://www.yoomagazine.net/register.php
Julia Thomas
03:06:54
If you logged on the Brightspace and currently do not have any courses, don't worry! As we are still in July, professors will tend to activate their Brightspace courses 1-2 weeks before the first day of courses! You will also most likely receive information on your courses in the syllabus, which will be posted on Brightspace, closer to the first day of courses as well!
Samey Ahmed
03:07:35
Memorize this link! The wellness website is the home for the wide variety of activities and services that are available for you!https://www.uottawa.ca/wellness/
Samey Ahmed
03:09:33
If you‘re interested in what you can do to improve each of the 7 pillars, check out this link! You’ll be able to find activities, services, and information about what’s available on campus :D https://www.uottawa.ca/wellness/about/pillars-wellness
Samey Ahmed
03:10:38
If you’re ready to meet other students in your faculty. Come join the New Student Meet-Up in Teams (Tea on Teams), with a splendid cup of tea in hand! (21 July, 2pm)https://www.uottawa.ca/cest-parti/evenements/tea-teams-new-student-meet-english-0If you are eager for the activities on the campus, here is the link you might want to visit:https://www.uottawa.ca/campus-activities/
Samey Ahmed
03:11:30
You can find Counselling services through this link:https://sass.uottawa.ca/en/counsellingOne fantastic option is Pet Therapy, where you can spend time relaxing with a few furry friends:https://www.uottawa.ca/wellness/events/pet-therapy
Samey Ahmed
03:12:46
The University offers many financial opportunities, ranging from budgetary plans to financial aid and scholarships!https://www.uottawa.ca/financial-aid-awards/financial-planningIf you’re looking to save some money, the University has a free store on campus you could check out:https://sustainable.uottawa.ca/free-store
Samey Ahmed
03:14:03
This is the link for Gee-gees activities! Come learn more about what you can do to get more active!https://www.uottawa.ca/campus-activities/And this is the Campus Activities link, all activities are listed here!https://www.geegees.ca/en/rec/activities
Julia Thomas
03:14:03
For those not familiar with the term "syllabus", this is the course outline. You will receive a syllabus for each one of your courses and it is a document that typically indicates key information for your course. For example, on your syllabus you can find: contact information and exam dates. The syllabus can be found on Brightspace for each one of your courses closer to the start date of classes! Here is the link to Brightspace: https://www.uottawa.ca/en/students.
Chelsea Klein
03:15:09
Some of you are wondering about specific material needed for your courses. I recommend connecting with a mentor from the Faculty of Health Sciences mentoring centre! These mentors are upper-year students that can answer your specific questions and concerns about university courses and your overall studies. You can book a one-on-one appointment with a Health Sciences mentor via their website (https://health.uottawa.ca/mentoringcentre)! Also, make sure to follow their Instagram page at @HSS_Mentors to stay up to date with the mentoring centre!
Samey Ahmed
03:15:25
If you are interested in what you can do for the environment on campus, here is the link for the Office of Campus sustainability. Check out how the University is working towards a greener campus!https://sustainable.uottawa.ca/
Samey Ahmed
03:16:31
If you’re interested in honing that brain of yours or just trying out something fun, check out Trivia Tuesdays!https://www.uottawa.ca/wellness/events/trivia-tuesdayUse the academic GPS to find out how you can connect with your uOttawa learning community. Reach out to mentors, learn about study groups/webinars, and connect with other students all online!https://uottawa.saea-tlss.ca/en/academic-gps
Samey Ahmed
03:17:34
If you want to have a work and personal life balance, stability is the key and so meditation might be what you need. If so, check this out:https://www.uottawa.ca/wellness/events/guided-meditationUOttawa offers many multi-faith spaces and chaplaincy services:https://www.uottawa.ca/wellness/chaplains
Julia Thomas
03:19:12
For students who are looking to learn more information on different programs and course sequences, you can take a look at the website of the Faculty of Health Science. On this website you can also find the contact information for Academic Advisors who can help with course selection! Here is the link to the website: https://health.uottawa.ca!
Samey Ahmed
03:20:45
Taking care of your mental health: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/events/taking-care-your-mental-health-english(August 5 at 9AM)Accessing Healthcare and wellness resources: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/events/accessing-healthcare-and-wellness-resources-university-ottawa-english(August 6 at 9AM)
Samey Ahmed
03:21:01
https://www.instagram.com/uohealth.uosante/?hl=enhttps://www.instagram.com/uocampus/?hl=enKeep up to date with campus events and activities by following these Instagram accounts! @uohealth.uosante and @uocampus
Bruno Cyr
03:22:21
Keep sending us your questions on Wooclap! Within the Wooclap app, at the bottom right corner, use the white text bubble within a green circle to input your questions. Join us at www.wooclap.com – the code is ABYCGG.
Chelsea Klein
03:24:56
Regarding your tuition, the invoice will be made available later during the summer! You’ll be able to access it, once it becomes available, in uOzone under “Statement of Account” in your applications tab. Details to access this page are outlined in the following website: https://www.uottawa.ca/financial-resources/student-accounts/invoicing. Also, if you have any financial questions or are wanting more information about financial services at uOttawa, join us July 27th at 9 am for our “Managing your Money as a Student” webinar! This webinar will provide information on building a good financial plan, and you can access it via our uorientation website: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/events/managing-your-money-student-english
Julia Thomas
03:35:36
For those wondering about exam schedules, they are usually released closer to exam period. For the Fall 2021 term, the exam schedule will be posted on October 8th, but may be slightly delayed, and the exam period is from December 9 to December 22. You can find all the other important dates and deadline for other terms with this website: https://www.uottawa.ca/important-academic-dates-and-deadlines/.
Chelsea Klein
03:41:52
For those wondering what classes they should take during their years at university, it is important to follow your course sequence and complete the courses required for your program! You can access the information regarding your program and its course sequence, check out and explore this website: https://health.uottawa.ca/undergraduate-programs . If you have any questions or concerns, reach out to the Faculty of Health Sciences undergraduate office (https://health.uottawa.ca/academic-office)!
Julia Thomas
03:44:54
Like Rebecca mentioned, if you have any questions regarding course selection, following your course sequences or your GPA, you can contact the Academic Office. To talk with an Academic Advisor, you can enter a virtual line or send an email at this address: healthsc@uottawa.ca. To learn more about the Academic Office and their services, you can check out this website: https://health.uottawa.ca/academic-office.
Chelsea Klein
03:47:00
The Faculty of Health Sciences mentoring centre is an incredible resource available during your uOttawa studies! They offer appointments with upper-year student mentors, workshops and study groups for certain health science courses! For more information on their services and on how to contact a mentor, explore their website https://health.uottawa.ca/mentoringcentre . You can also book an appointment via the academic GPS (https://uottawa.saea-tlss.ca/en/academic-gps#collaborate-with-other-students).
Julia Thomas
03:50:31
For students wondering about the Exchange Program at uOttawa and more details on the application process, you can find the steps of how to apply, the eligibility criteria and all other information, with this link: https://international.uottawa.ca/en/go-abroad/exchange/process.
Chelsea Klein
03:52:07
For those that have questions about enrolment, such as being on the waitlist, I recommend going to the enrolment support page (https://www.uottawa.ca/course-enrolment/enrolment-support). There are multiple videos to help you with enrolment, and a lot of answers for frequently asked questions! Also, the recording for the “Course enrolment help session” that took place earlier this summer will be made available soon on our uorientation website (https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/orientation). You can also contact a regional mentor for help with enrolment or any of your questions by emailing them at mentors@uOttawa.ca
Chelsea Klein
03:54:25
To learn more about the other sessions in our summer uorientation programming, such as our Tea on Teams sessions that Chris mentioned, check out our uOrientation website! You can also sign up and join these sessions with the same link: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/orientation
Bruno Cyr
03:54:36
Please complete this exit ticket: https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/uOWeek2.
Julia Thomas
03:54:47
Like mentioned, you can check out the Academic GPS for so many amazing services and resources! You can find study groups, book an appointment with a mentor and even chat directly with a mentor, writing mentor or orientation guide. You can check it out with this link: https://uottawa.saea-tlss.ca/en/academic-gps
Chelsea Klein
03:58:25
If you have any questions or want to gain additional tips about studying, how to navigate your first week of classes or how to adapt to the transition to university, reach out to a mentor from the mentoring centre! They are there to support and help you during your transition and time at university. Book an appointment through their website: https://health.uottawa.ca/mentoringcentre
Julia Thomas
04:00:17
For those wondering about Housing and Residence Life, you can check out this website for more information and updates: https://www.uottawa.ca/housing/. You can also register for the uOrientation webinar on Residence, that will take place on July 20 from 9-10:30am! More details on the webinar can be found here: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/events/residence-101-english and you can find the list of all the other webinars on Residence and other topics with this link: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/orientation.
Chelsea Klein
04:01:01
For more information on uOttawa’s updates on COVID protocols, make sure to bookmark and regularly check out this useful website as regulations change: https://www.uottawa.ca/coronavirus/en
Sandra Bojic
04:05:13
For students wondering how to pay tuition pays - The last day to pay tuition fees without late fees is Oct 1, 2021. Learn how to pay your tuition by consulting the following website (https://www.uottawa.ca/financial-resources/student-accounts/method-payment). In addition, we recommend that you attend the financial webinar called ‘Managing Your Money as a Student’ on Jul 27 (https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/events/managing-your-money-student-english) to ask your question and learn how to create a financial plan!
Chelsea Klein
04:05:37
Some of you were wondering about card services! For all information regarding your student card and upass, check out this useful website: https://www.uottawa.ca/uottawacard/
Julia Thomas
04:06:53
For those who are wondering about tuition, scholarships and all finance related questions, you can check out this link for more information: https://www.uottawa.ca/financial-resources/student-accounts/payment-of-fees. You can also talk to a specialist to ask your questions and all the contact information can be found on this website: https://www.uottawa.ca/financial-resources/. You can also join our webinar on managing your money as a student, which will take place on July 27 from 9-10:30am and learn more with this link: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/events/managing-your-money-student-english
Bruno Cyr
04:08:57
As you leave, please complete this exit ticket: https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/uOWeek2. We greatly value your feedback!
Julia Thomas
04:09:14
For students who see N/A with no time, date or other details, don't worry! This information will most likely be released later on in the summer, closer to the start of classes.
Julia Thomas
04:09:40
The previous response is in regards to LAB, DGD components.
Chelsea Klein
04:10:06
Check out our uorientation website for all the residence related webinars that are offered in the upcoming weeks! https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/orientation
Chelsea Klein
04:14:08
If you need help or have concerns regarding anything technology related, such as login into ozone or setting up an MFA, reach out to uOttawa’s IT services (https://it.uottawa.ca/servicedesk)! You can send them a specific request to get a solution to your problem! Also, check out of “Useful Tools for Online Learning” webinar on August 3rd at 9 am. You can sign up and join this webinar via our uOrientation website: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/events/useful-tools-online-learning-english
Julia Thomas
04:15:34
For students with questions regarding location, we invite you to check your syllabus! Closer to the start of classes, your professors will indicate all the key information in the syllabus, which will be made available on Brightspace. You can visit Brightspace with this link: https://www.uottawa.ca/en/students.
Bruno Cyr
04:17:32
As you leave, please complete this exit ticket: https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/uOWeek2. We greatly value your feedback!
Chelsea Klein
04:18:35
For those wondering about quarantine and information regarding international students, check out uOttawa’s International Office for information on services and who to contact! You can access the international office via their website: https://international.uottawa.ca/en . Also, make sure to join us July 29th at 9 am for our “Immigration 101” webinar, where you’ll learn everything you need to know about coming to uOttawa for your studies as an international student! You can sign up and join this webinar via our website: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/events/immigration-101-0
Julia Thomas
04:20:56
For students who have other questions regarding topics like course enrolment, academic requirements and waitlist/swap options, please check out the Course Enrolment web page: https://www.uottawa.ca/course-enrolment/enrolment-support.
Sandra Bojic
04:21:07
Many students opt to work while studying to gain experience, connections, and an income. If you are interested in working while studying the University of Ottawa offers a great program called the Work-Study Program which you can check out here (https://www.uottawa.ca/financial-aid-awards/work-study-program). If you are still weighing the pros and cons of this decision, you may like to talk more about it with a student mentor. To connect with a mentor consult the following link (https://uottawa.saea-tlss.ca/en/academic-gps) and scroll down to the section called ‘mentors’.
Julia Thomas
04:24:27
Like mentioned, the required course textbooks can be purchased from a variety of places. First off, you can purchase your textbooks from the Campus Bookstore Store (https://www.bkstr.com/ottawastore/home) and you have the option to purchase or rent a textbook (new/used). The Campus Store also has a price match option! You can also purchase textbooks from websites like Kijiji and Amazon.
Chelsea Klein
04:27:03
For those wondering about how many courses they should take daily, this depends on you since everyone is different! However, if you want some support on the subject, make sure to reach out to the undergraduate health sciences office (https://health.uottawa.ca/academic-office) or go meet a mentor (https://health.uottawa.ca/mentoringcentre) to learn more about what is best for your program!
Bruno Cyr
04:27:09
As you leave, please complete this exit ticket: https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/uOWeek2. We greatly value your feedback!
Julia Thomas
04:27:42
Like mentioned by our presenters, based on your grades and CGPA, you can receive a merit scholarship! For more information on scholarships and bursaries, please check our these links: https://scholarships.uottawa.ca and https://www.uottawa.ca/financial-aid-awards/.