O-Week Events


** 2018 Orientation Week Schedule Coming Soon **









 For the most updated schedule, please check out our Guidebook App!


  • Move-In, Athletics Complex: Pick up your residence keys and your O-Week Swag kit. Also a chance to purchase your O-Week tickets if needed
  • Floor Meeting, Residence: Meet your new floor mates and don.
  • Don/Breaker Meeting, Residence: Get acquainted with your Icebreaker – your guide to your O-Week; learn where your Team HQ is.
  • Meet your Colour Team, Colour Team HQ: See who you’ll share the O-Week adventure with at your colour team’s headquarters.


  • Move-In, Athletics Complex: Pick up your residence keys and your O-Week Swag kit. Also a chance to purchase your O-Week tickets if needed.
  • Off-campus Students Registration: Sign up for LOCUS in the Concourse and pick up your O-Week Swag kit. You can also register for LOCUS here.
  • Floor Meeting, Residence: Meet your new floor mates and don.
  • Opening Ceremonies, Athletics Complex: a big welcome to Laurier! Hear from school representatives, and a talk about Shinerama and Cystic Fibrosis.
  • Bingo/Open Mic Night, Wilf’s/Turret: Stop by Wilfs to listen to some great live music. Do you like to perform in front of a crowd? Hit the stage and share your talent. Stop by the Turret for Bingo night as well.
  • Movie on Alumni Field: Stop by Alumni Field to watch a movie on a massive inflatable screen with all your new friends. Make sure to bring some change along as Shinerama will be selling Kernel’s popcorn and drinks!


  • Student Success Sessions, various locations: Learn how to adjust to university life with a campus tour from your Icebreakers, a chat from academic advising and other great chats to help you succeed at Laurier! Check out the schedule here.
  • Positive Pulse, various locations: Guide your own adventure and learn more about the importance of both physical and mental wellness. Stop by a Zumba or Yoga Class, learn more about how to eat healthy and how to access resources on campus. Check out the schedule here.
  • Room Burn Demonstration, Northdale Campus: Learn about fire safety in this exciting and vivid demonstration of a residence room being LIT ON FIRE at the Northdale Campus
  • A-Team Presents: Headphone Disco, Quad: A silent DJ party in the quad! Surf through different channels with your wireless headphones and enjoy the music.
  • A-Team Presents: We Got Game, Concourse: Head to the Concourse and get your game on with tons of video games on various consoles and TV screens.


  • Academic Sessions, various locations: Find out more information about your program and faculty
    Faculty of Arts – Faculty of Science –  Lazaridis School of Business and Economics – Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
  • Can I Kiss You?, Athletics Complex: A consent presentation from Mike Domitz. Check out your wave time.
  • Shine Time, various locations: Learn more about Cystic Fibrosis and why we Shine at Laurier. Check out your wave time.
  • A-Team O-Carnival Night, Northdale Campus: Carnival rides, games and food at the Northdale Campus
  • Comedian & Dance Crew, Athletic Complex: Get in some laughs and then watch one of Toronto’s most talented dance crew’s perform.


  • Shine BBQ, Quad: Stop by the Shine BBQ for lunch! Proceeds go to our Laurier Shinerama Campaign
  • Waterloo Fest, UpTown Square: Head down King St. to Waterloo’s UpTown Square to take in some live music (DJs, Acapella Band, Cover Artists and the Kents!), street performers, food trucks. Meet fellow first year students from the University of Waterloo!
  • A-Team Welcome Back Concert Night, Athletic Complex: Purchase your concert tickets to make sure you don’t miss your O-Week Concert!


  • Get Involved Fair, Alumni Field: Learn more about different campus committees and clubs
  • Cheer Off, Athletic Complex: Put all those cheers to use and cheer you heart out
  • Wayne Hoffman, Mentalist, Athletic Complex: Watch the incredible Wayne Hoffman blow your mind with his performance that will make you believe even more in magic.


  • Shine Day, KW-Cambridge community: Go out into the community and raise money for Shinerama
  • Class of 2021 Photo, Alumni Field: Take a class photo with all of your new friends
  • Football Game & Closing Ceremonies, University Stadium: Watch the Golden Hawks take on Carlton Ravens and find out who will win at all during O-Week Closing Ceremonies at half timeFor the most updated schedule, please check out our Guidebook App!