KickSTART

Get a Kickstart on #myNCstory

Kickstart is our pre-orientation program designed to help with your transition into Niagara College.

Find a session:


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At Kickstart, students will have the opportunity to:

  • Tour the Niagara College Campus
  • Meet face-to-face with the Niagara College Student Services team and learn how they can support you
  • Meet your Academic Advisor
  • Find out about important steps in the Co-op Process
  • Get your Student ID Card
  • Learn how to navigate the Blackboard system
  • Learn about the Niagara transit system and how to get a parking pass
  • Learn about the Co-Curricular Record and how you can Get Involved on and off campus
  • Receive important information for parents, family and friends
  • Opportunity to have your questions answered by recent graduates
  • Meet other first year students that are in the exact same shoes as you
  • Plus you’ll receive some NC swag, lunch and have a chance to win a great prize!

Costs

There is a cost associated with KickSTART as the registration fee is not included in your tuition.The fee is $35.00 for students and $15.00 per guest. Reserve your spot early as space is limited!

Registration

Registration is now open! Spots fill quickly so don’t delay!

Not all sessions listed below may be available; check here for availability.

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Summer 2017 Session Dates

Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus Sessions

All sessions take place 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

School Dates
Academic, Liberal and Access Studies (NOTL)
  • Wednesday, July 26
  • Thursday, August 10
Business and Management
  • Wednesday, July 26
  • Thursday, August 10
Environment and Horticulture
  • Wednesday, July 26
  • Thursday, August 10
Hospitality, Tourism and Sport
  • Thursday, July 27
  • Wednesday, August 9
Canadian Food and Wine Institute
  • Thursday, July 27
  • Wednesday, August 9


Welland Campus Sessions

Note: Due to construction at the Welland campus some session dates have changed.

All sessions take place 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

School Date
Media
  • Tuesday, August 1
  • Friday, August 18
Trades
  • Tuesday, August 1
  • Friday, August 18
Technology
  • Tuesday, August 1
  • Friday, August 18
Academic, Liberal and Access Studies (WC)
  • Tuesday, August 1
  • Friday, August 18
Allied Health
  • Wednesday, August 2
  • Tuesday, August 15
Nursing and Personal Support Worker
  • Wednesday, August 2
  • Tuesday, August 15
Community Services
  • Friday, July 28
  • Wednesday, August 16
Justice and Fitness
  • Friday, July 28
  • Wednesday, August 16
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Evening Sessions – Open to All

Students from any program can attend these sessions.

Campus Date Time
Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus Wednesday, August 23 4:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Welland Campus Thursday, August 24 4:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


2017 Summer SuccessAbility Sessions: Get help with your Letter of Accommodation

Students with disabilities—start your first year of college off right by signing up for SuccessAbility. Before or after your KickSTART session come to our Health, Wellness and Accessibility department for an Accommodations Clinic. Enjoy some light refreshments and meet with an Accessibility Services Counsellor to set up your Letter of Accommodation (LOA). Think of the LOA as your individual plan for a successful first year and a passport for connecting you with the various supports across campus—before classes start in September!

The Accommodations Clinics are free of charge!

Niagara-on-the-Lake Clinics

45 minute appointments, must be pre-booked

Date Time Room
August 10, 2017 3:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. W102
August 23, 2017 1:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. W102
Welland Clinics

45 minute appointments, must be pre-booked

Date Time Room
August 16, 2017 3:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. AH125
August 24, 2017 1:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. AH125
To register for SuccessAbility contact Erica Jurus at:

Phone: 905-735-2211 ext. 7778
Email: ejurus@niagaracollege.ca

Learn more about Accessibility and Letters of Accommodation at niagaracollege.ca/accessibilityservices/.

Questions?

If you have any questions concerning KickSTART please email kickstart@niagaracollege.ca.