Concurrent and joint program schedules


Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Computer Science program

If you are in the concurrent BA/BCS program, it is important that you become acquainted with both Faculties during Orientation. This schedule will guide you through the Faculty Orientation events that we have planned.

*If you have any dietary restrictions, please email fcsadvising@unb.ca by the end of the day on August 28th so that we have sufficient time to make appropriate arrangements.

Monday, Sept. 2

4:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Head Hall room C13 (Dineen Auditorium)

Undergraduate Orientation Launch Party

  • The Dean’s Address
  • Welcome from the Computer Science Association (CSA)
  • Introduction of CS House Leaders (Peer Mentors)
  • Sorting Ceremony for our CS Houses
  • 2019-2020 CS House Cup Kick-off
  • Pizza Supper* (FREE; provided by the Faculty)
  • "House Feud" (House Cup Challenge Event) for new students & CS House Leaders
  • Distribution of CS T-shirts

Tuesday, Sept. 3

8:30 a.m. - Gillin Hall (Wing), room C127 (Gujar Room)

Morning Check-In

  • Distribution of CS bandanas & sunglasses

8:45 a.m. - The Computer Science ITC Courtyard

  • Group Photo (weather permitting)

9 a.m. - various locations in and around the Computer Science Information Technology Centre & Gillin Hall

11th Annual CS Olympics

  • House Cup Challenge Event. Just follow your Peer Mentor!

Noon - location provided at morning check-in

Pancake Brunch*

  • Free! Served by faculty, staff and the CSA.
  • Go to GW-C127 if you are unsure of the location

12:45 p.m. - 1 p.m.- TBD

Connecting with your peers in the Faculty of Arts

  • A Faculty of Computer Science Peer Mentor will escort you to Tilley Hall to connect with the Faculty of Arts group.

1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Tilley Hall, room 102

  • University 101: Campus Tour/Scavenger Hunt 

2:30 p.m. - outside of Tilley Hall

  • Ice Cream Social in the Tilley/HIL quad

4 - 6 p.m.

Dinner and Free Time

  • There is no scheduled group dinner today for Arts or CS. Feel free to have dinner when & where you’d like; if you want some suggestions, just ask a peer mentor from either faculty.

6 p.m. - The Computer Science ITC building rooms IT-D405, IT-D407 & nearby hallway seating (booths)

Gaming Event

  • Come hang out and play board games & card games. This low-key activity will be led by the Computer Science Association (a.k.a. the “CSA”, our undergraduate student society)
  • Peer mentors will also be on hand to join in the gaming fun and/or to take you around to find your classrooms/labs (if you'd like to do that).

Questions

Note: If you have any questions about your courses or any other issues, please contact us. (Remember: As a concurrent degree student it is important to always seek course advising from both Faculties.)

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Bachelor of Computer Science and Bachelor of Science program

If you are in the concurrent BCS/BSc program, it is important that you become acquainted with both Faculties during Orientation. This schedule will guide you through Faculty Orientation events that we have planned.

Monday, Sept. 2

4:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. - H-C13 (the Dineen Auditorium in Head Hall)

Faculty of Computer Science Undergraduate Orientation Launch Party

• The Faculty of Computer Science Dean’s Address
• Welcome from the Computer Science Association (CSA)
• Introduction of CS House Leaders (Peer Mentors)
• Sorting Ceremony for our CS Houses
• 2019-2020 CS House Cup Kick-off
• Pizza Supper (FREE; provided by the Faculty of Computer Science)
“House Feud” (CS House Cup Challenge Event) for new students & CS House Leaders
• Distribution of Faculty of Computer Science T-shirts

If you have any dietary restrictions, please email us by the end of the day on August 28th so that we have sufficient time to make appropriate arrangements.

Tuesday, Sept. 3

8:30 a.m. - Gillin Hall (Wing), room C127 (Gujar Room)

Morning Check-In

  • Distribution of CS bandanas & sunglasses

8:45 a.m. - The Computer Science ITC Courtyard

  • Group Photo (weather permitting)

9 a.m. - various locations in and around the Computer Science Information Technology Centre & Gillin Hall

11th Annual CS Olympics

  • House Cup Challenge Event. Just follow your Peer Mentor!

Noon - Science Concourse

  • Meet-n-Eat Science Luncheon: Meet and mingle with your Science faculty, staff, peer mentors and peers (a Faculty of Computer Science Peer Mentor will bring you there to connect with the Science group).

1 p.m. 

  • Survivor Science: Challenge yourself with Science's very own Survivor at UNB

3 p.m. - Science Concourse Classrooms

  • The Real Deal on First Year: Insights and answers on the first year from your peer mentors

4 p.m. - Toole Hall, room 3

  • University 101 Student Life/Campus Trivia - How well are you prepared?

5 p.m. - 9 p.m. - Quad in Front of Harriet Irving Library and Toole Hall 

  • Grill on the HIL: Celebrate the start of the term with a BBQ, smores, music, games and fun

There is no group dinner for Computer Science on Tuesday.We encourage you to stay with the Science group for the BBQ! This is a great chance to get better acquainted with the Faculty of Science.

During the evening, there's a Computer Science activity: Gaming with the CSA (board games & card games). This low-key activity will be led by the Computer Science Association (a.k.a. the “CSA”, our undergraduate student society in CS)

After you have had dinner and you have socialized with your new friends in Science, you are welcome to stop by the CSA gaming event if you would like. Computer Science peer mentors will be there to join in the gaming fun or to take you around to find your classrooms and labs. Meet us on the second floor of the Computer Science ITC building, rooms IT-D405, IT-D407 & nearby hallway seating (booths).

Questions

Note: If you have any questions about your courses or any other issues, please contact us. (Remember: As a concurrent degree student it is important to always seek course advising from both Faculties.)

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Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science program

Tuesday, Sept. 4

8:30 a.m. - Tilley Hall, Room 102

  • Arrive at Tilley Hall
  • Pick up your orientation shirt, ask questions, get settled in for a fun day of learning about your faculty!
  • Get sorted into your Arts 1000/1100 tutorial.

8:45 - 9:15 a.m. - Tilley Hall, Room 102

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • We will go over the plan for the day, give you tips on note-taking for the Dare To Be Wise Lecture and get you sorted into your tutorials.

9:15 a.m. - 10 a.m. - various classrooms

  • Meet & Greet with your Arts 1000/1100 tutorial leaders, peer mentors, personal librarians and classmates

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Tilley Hall, room 102

  • Dare To Be Wise Lecture featuring the Dean of Arts and Arts 1000 lecturers

11:15 a.m. - noon - Tilley Hall room 102

  • Dare to Be Wise Trivia & presentations
  • Participate in trivia with your Arts 1000/1100 tutorial team.

Noon - Science Concourse

  • Meet-n-Eat Science Luncheon: Meet and mingle with your faculty, staff, peer mentors and peers

1 p.m. 

  • Survivor Science: Challenge yourself with Science's very own Survivor at UNB

3 p.m. - Science Concourse Classrooms

  • The Real Deal on First Year: Insights and answers on the first year from your peer mentors

4 p.m. - Toole Hall, room 3

  • University 101 Student Life/Campus Trivia - How well are you prepared?

5 p.m. - 9 p.m. - Quad in Front of Harriet Irving Library and Toole Hall 

  • Grill on the HIL: Celebrate the start of the term with a BBQ, smores, music, games and fun

Questions

Note: If you have any questions about your courses or any other issues, please contact us. (Remember: As a concurrent degree student it is important to always seek course advising from both Faculties.)

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