• RESIDENCE                                                • ALUMNI FIELD

• ATHLETIC CENTRE                                     • CAMPUS QUAD

• THE TURRET                                                • FACULTY AND ARTS CENTRE

• NORTHDALE                                              • VARIOUS K-W LOCATIONS

• UNIVERSITY STADIUM

 

 GOLD TICKET REQUIRED

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM:

MOVE-IN DAY

RESIDENCE

Happy First Day to you!
Pick-up your residence keys at your designated key pick up location, grab your O-Kit and head over to your new home where our volunteers will be ready to help you move in.

 

 

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM:

OPENING CEREMONIES

ATHLETIC CENTRE

IT’S GREAT TO BE A LAURIER GOLDEN HAWK!
Get excited for the kick-off to Orientation Week and your official welcome to Laurier.

 

 

 

9:00 PM – 10:00 PM:

WES BARKER

ATHLETIC CENTRE

You might have heard of Wes Barker before since he has been on America’s Got Talent, MTV, the Comedy Network and fooled Penn and Teller! Barker’s show ranges from comedy, to stunts, tricks, and crowd interaction.

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM:

MOVE-IN DAY

RESIDENCE

Happy First Day to you!
Pick-up your residence keys at your designated key pick up location, grab your O-Kit and head over to your new home where our volunteers will be ready to help you move in.

 

 

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM:

OPENING CEREMONIES

ATHLETIC CENTRE

IT’S GREAT TO BE A LAURIER GOLDEN HAWK!
Get excited for the kick-off to Orientation Week and your official welcome to Laurier.

 

 

 

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM:

WES BARKER

ATHLETIC CENTRE

You might have heard of Wes Barker before since he has been on America’s Got Talent, MTV, the Comedy Network and fooled Penn and Teller! Barker’s show ranges from comedy, to stunts, tricks, and crowd interaction.

 

 

 

9:30 PM – 11:00 PM:

OUTDOOR MOVIE

ALUMNI FIELD

Come out enjoy a movie under the stars. Bring a blanket and some cash as
Shinerama will be selling popcorn. The movie we’ll be showing will be revealed at a later date.

 

 

 

 

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM:

POSITIVE PULSE

ATHLETIC CENTRE

Guide your own adventure and learn more about the importance of both physical and mental wellness. Join a fitness class, tour the Athletic Complex, or visit the concourse and learn about resources on campus. This event is drop in from 10am-12pm.

 

 

 

 

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM:

STUDENT SUCCESS SESSIONS

FACULTY AND ARTS CENTRE

Success is your afternoon to get prepared for the start of classes. You have been assigned to a Student Success session and will attend our Academic Resources & Student Support Fair. Both are geared towards helping you with the academic transition from High School to University. You will also have the chance to take a Campus Tour to help you navigate your way around and find your classes.

 

 

 

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM:

SHINE TIME WITH JEREMIE SAUNDERS (WAVE 1)

ATHLETIC CENTRE

Jeremie is an award winning actor, producer and host of popular original Canadian media, including film, television and podcasts (Sick Boy Podcast). He lives with a genetic lung disease called Cystic Fibrosis. Learn more about Cystic Fibrosis, Shinerama, and what we’re really fundraising for all week and on Saturday.

 

 

5:30 PM – 6:00 PM:

ROOM BURN (WAVE 1)

NORTHDALE

This event is sure to be LIT! Come check out this vivid demonstration of a dorm room being lit on fire and see just how quickly things can get out of hand. You will also learn about some important fire safety tips and see a cooking trailer (grease fire) demonstration put on by SHERM and the Waterloo Fire Department.

 

 

 

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM:

SHINE TIME WITH JEREMIE SAUNDERS (WAVE 2)

ATHLETIC CENTRE

Jeremie is an award winning actor, producer and host of popular original Canadian media, including film, television and podcasts (Sick Boy Podcast). He lives with a genetic lung disease called Cystic Fibrosis. Learn more about Cystic Fibrosis, Shinerama, and what we’re really fundraising for all week and on Saturday.

 

 

 

 

6:30 PM – 7:00 PM:

ROOM BURN (WAVE 2)

ATHLETIC

This event is sure to be LIT! Come check out this vivid demonstration of a dorm room being lit on fire and see just how quickly things can get out of hand. You will also learn about some important fire safety tips and see a cooking trailer (grease fire) demonstration put on by SHERM and the Waterloo Fire Department.

 

 

 

9:00 PM – 12:00 AM:

HEADPHONE DISCO

CAMPUS QUAD

The Headphone Disco party is always a hit at Laurier! Switch between the different DJ’s with your wireless headphones and dance the night away with your friends!

 

 

 

9:00 PM – 12:00 AM:

WE GOT GAME

THE TURRET

Head to The Turret and get your game on! Play solo or challenge your friends on PlayStation, X-Box or virtual reality.

 

 

 

 

 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM:

CAN I KISS YOU (WAVE 1)

ATHLETIC CENTRE

For over a decade, Mike has been inspiring individuals with his hilarious sense of humour and his ability to draw hard-hitting emotion from audiences. Mike’s “Can I Kiss You?” is a fun, interactive and thought-provoking program that focuses on why “asking first” makes all the difference.

 

 

 

 

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM:

CAN I KISS YOU (WAVE 2)

ATHLETIC CENTRE

For over a decade, Mike has been inspiring individuals with his hilarious sense of humour and his ability to draw hard-hitting emotion from audiences. Mike’s “Can I Kiss You?” is a fun, interactive and thought-provoking program that focuses on why “asking first” makes all the difference.

 

 

 

 

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM:

ACADEMIC SESSIONS

FACULTY AND ARTS CENTRE

Learn all you need to know about your faculty and program. Faculty and staff will chat with you about what to expect with your program, how to be successful and the resources that are available to support you throughout your academic journey.

 

 

 

5:00 PM – 11:00 PM:

CARNIVAL

NORTHDALE

O-Carnival is night full of fun and games. Ride the Ferris Wheel, or if heights aren’t your thing stand in front of it for the perfect Instagram moment. You’ll find the Gravitron and other classic carnival rides, a roller rink, busker performers and live musical entertainment.

 

 

 

8:00 PM – 10:00 PM:

BINGO

THE TURRET

Grab your bingo dabber and lucky charms for your chance to win some awesome prizes!

 

 

 

 

 

10:00 AM – 2:30 PM:

CLUBS FAIR

CAMPUS QUAD

Come check out some of the over 250 Clubs and Associations that we have here at Laurier. Connect with personal interest clubs such as The Harry Potter Alliance, Charitable based clubs like Best Buddies Laurier or some faculty based clubs such as the History Students’ Association. Can’t find anything that interests you? Check out all the other clubs and associations on campus or learn how to start your own at The Perch

 

 

 

7:30 PM – 12:00 AM:

CONCERT

ATHLETIC CENTRE

*** COST NOT INCLUDED IN PURPLE AND GOLD TICKETS
Every year A-team brings you high profile artist for Orientation Week. In the past years we have brought in Down with Webster, The Arkells, Nav, and Desiigner!

 

 

 

 

 

10:00 AM – 2:30 PM:

CAMPUS FEST

ALUMNI FIELD

Between your classes, learn about campus clubs, committees, teams, and services, and how to get involved.

 

 

 

 

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM:

CHEER OFF

ATHLETIC CENTRE

Think your team’s got spirit? Show us what you’ve got in the ultimate cheer battle.

 

 

 

 

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM:

HYPNOTIST

ATHLETIC CENTRE

Always wanted to be hypnotized? Well you’re in luck because the Jeff West experience is coming to Laurier. Whether you are participating or watching, West does not disappoint and leaves everyone with their jaws dropped!

 

 

 

 

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM:

SHINE DAY

VARIOUS K-W LOCATIONS

Bling Bling – CF ain’t no thing! One of the most memorable days of Orientation Week. Wash those cars, chuck that change, and have a blast while raising money for a great cause.

 

 

 

 

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM:

CLOSING CEREMONIES

UNIVERSITY STADIUM

Orientation Week has come to a close. Find out the Shinerama fundraising total and the overall O-Week winner!
Remember – it’s great to be a Laurier Golden Hawk!

 

 

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