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Fall Orientation: Beginning Well at Regent

Friday, Aug 30, 2024 at 10:00 AM –Thursday, Sep 5, 2024 at 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)

Orientation Week

Orientation is specially designed to help new students make a smooth and successful transition into the life of the Regent College community. It provides opportunities to:

  • Spend time in worship and getting to know one another;
  • Hear about Regent's identity as a learning community and how we understand our life together;
  • Receive practical information for personal and academic success; and
  • Get to know some faculty and returning students.

Students often form their most important friendships at Regent during Orientation, so all new students—including Vancouver locals!—are strongly encouraged to attend. Spouses are invited to join us, too.

Note for International Students: New students coming to Regent from outside North America are expected to attend both International Student Orientation and New Student Orientation (see below).

Note for Online Students: Orientation is offered as an onsite activity, but you can access recordings of the main sessions. If you're beginning your time with Regent studying online, please use the RSVP form linked below to let us know if you'd like to receive the recordings.

RSVP for Orientation

Orientation Details

Orientation week consists of three distinct events, each with its own purpose.

International Student Orientation

Friday, August 3010 am–1 pm

This is a half-day orientation with information and resources for new students coming from outside North America. Lunch will be provided.

New Student Orientation

Tuesday, September 3–Wednesday, September 48:30 am–3:30 pm daily (plus optional afternoon/evening activities)

This is a two-day orientation for both international and North American students. Lunch will be available at Regent for a cost of $5 per person on both Tuesday and Wednesday.

Optional Extra Sessions

Thursday, September 5Details forthcoming

New and returning students alike are invited to participate in optional sessions designed to help you think through different aspects of life as a student and how to flourish during your time at Regent.


Please RSVP for International Student Orientation and New Student Orientation as soon as possible! This helps us plan for Orientation and the Fall term so we can help new students get a great start at Regent.

More Events for New Students

New students who are in town before Orientation week are invited to start getting to know the Regent community in August.

Lunch on the Lawn

Fridays in August12 pm

New and returning students planning to study onsite this Fall are warmly invited to join us for Lunch on the Lawn. Find us around the grassy area on the north side of Regent's campus, near the wind tower.

This is an informal bring-your-own-lunch event, so there's no need to RSVP! Just come with your lunch to eat and chat with other students, staff, and faculty. Join us just once, or every week!

Welcome Desk

Monday, August 26–Friday, August 309 am–12 pm

The Welcome Desk will be available to assist new students with practical information as you get settled in the week leading up to Orientation.

A member of the New Student Orientation team will greet you and help with any questions you might have about things like your UBC card or U-Pass, health insurance, banking, or the Orientation program.

Fill out the form below and one of our Admissions Counsellors will be happy to contact you.

If you have any additional questions please ask them here.

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