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DAS Academic Orientation

Date
August 31, 2020 - September 04, 2020
Time
12:00 PM EDT - 2:00 PM EDT

Orientation for newly-admitted Architectural Science students will begin on Monday, August 31st. We strongly recommend you attend our department's orientation the week of August 31st to become acquainted with faculty, staff, student groups, resources available, as well as joining students for some fun activities!

If you're a first-year architectural science student at Ryerson, please check your email for the Zoom link. Can't find the link? Contact June at jkomisar@ryerson.ca.

Date/time Sessions
Monday Aug. 31 12:00 to 12:50
  • Icebreaker 10 min: Two Truths and a Lie
  • Meet the instructors and staff
  • Q & A discussion
Monday Aug. 31 1:00 to 2:00
  • Videos of DAS facilities 20 min
  • Meet the Fabrication Lab staff
  • Meet IT Specialist Leo Roytman
  • Computer Q & A from logging on to complex issues
  • Meet student leaders
  • A beginning to resources: online tutorials, software
Tuesday Sept. 1 12:00 to 12:50
  • Icebreaker 10 min: 3 Common Traits
  • Resources: Intro to the Library
  • Resources: Student Learning Support / Accommodations
  • Q & A
Tuesday Sept. 1 1:00 to 2:00
  • Resources: more Q & A if necessary
  • Games: Website Treasure Hunt (in progress) arc.soc website
  • Student group social media
Wednesday Sept. 2 12:00 to 12:50
  • Icebreaker 10 min: Where in the World
  • Resources: Deep dive into D2L and other apps on My.Ryerson
  • Academic Integrity--(access to tutorials and other resources)
  • Q & A
Wednesday Sept. 2 1:00 to 2:00
  • Games: Jackbox Games
Thursday Sept. 3 12:00 to 12:50
  • Icebreaker 10 min
  • Q & A Student Life with student leaders
Thursday Sept. 3 1:00 to 2:00
  • Games:
    • Whiteboard
    • Pictionary
    • Hangman
Friday Sept. 4 12:00 to 12:50
  • Icebreaker 10 min: People Bingo
  • Breakout groups for Q & A
Friday Sept. 4 1:00 to 2:00
  • Games

Note: Ryerson's two week-long orientation is open to all students and takes place from Monday, August 24th to Saturday, September 5th. More information can be found here. You are welcome to attend Ryerson's official orientation in addition to DAS Orientation week.