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First year student resource calendar 2015-2016

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Here we go again Another academic year approaches! Most students will enter their second year of college with more condence and less anxiety about what to expect. However, there may be some mixed feelings about leaving home again and some stress about transitioning into another year of college. These feelings are normal and they often need reassurance. Georgian services will help you manage second-year questions, concerns and feelings as well as connect you to the employment or further education of your future. Your success is our success! Things to know this month: • Students can purchase parking passes, course materials (in person or online) and Fitness Centre memberships this month to avoid line-ups in Sept. • Students with disabilities should connect with their Accessibility Advisor early to set up accommodations for the fall • Volunteer opportunities exist for those who want to help out at Orientation. Contact for information Sheona Morrison Getting involved in your college community through athletics, clubs, associations, special interest groups and experiential learning opportunities will not only Student Life Advisor enrich your college experience, but allow you to meet and engage with peers, staff, faculty and community members outside of the classroom! Challenge yourself to step out of your comfort zone! Sometimes the best experiences and personal development opportunities are those that you are scared or reluctant to partake in. Be curious, follow your passion, celebrate your successes, learn from your disappointments, and be happy with the decisions that you make for your future!

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