Faculty of Computer Science Orientation

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

Questions? Email fcsadvising@unb.ca

Monday, Sept. 2

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

Undergraduate Orientation Launch Party

  • The Dean’s Address
  • 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 & 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

1 p.m.location provided at morning check-in

Skills for Success

  • Guest presenters will show you how to start your university career on the right foot. 
  • Go to GW-C127 if you are unsure of the location.

2:20 p.m. - various locations across campus (just follow your Peer Mentor)

Campus-Wide Photo Scavenger Hunt

  • House Cup Challenge Event

4 p.m. - The Computer Science ITC Courtyard

Ice Cream Social*

  • Free ice cream & popsicles. Provided by the Faculty

4:30 - 6 p.m.

Dinner and Free Time

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

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).