Orientation

  • Fall Orientation Schedule

    Monday, August 26
    Fall International Orientation Schedule - Monday
    TimeEvent Description Groups  LocationMandatory
    8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Full Registration - Please submit photocopies of the following:
    • Acceptance Letter
    • Study Permit
    • Passport
    • Fee Receipt
    • Pre-Arrival Orientation Certificate
    • Work Permit
    • Robert Q/ViaRail (if applicable)
     
    A, BA2-115 
    9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.1, 2, 3, 4 - Let's All Take the Floor!C, DGymYes
    9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Canadian Culture & YouC, DGymYes
    10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Navigating Lambton OnlineC, DGymYes
    10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.Campus Tours

    On-Campus Service Tables:
    • Service Canada (SIN)
    • YMCA Representative
    • Scotiabank
    • RBC Bank
    • Esports
    • GuardMe
    • Social Media & Events
    • Lambton College Chaplain
    • Sarnia Homestay 
    • Sarnia Transit
    • Virgin Mobile
    • International Women's Club
    • Bethel Church
    • Sarnia Sikh Society
     
     Upper Cafeteria 
    11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.Lunch provided by GuardMeA, BLower Cafeteria 
    11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.Lunch provided by GuardMeC, DAthletics Lobby 
    1 p.m.Meet the Associate Dean and staff of the International Education departmentAll GroupsGymYes
    1:30 p.m.Accommodations & Renting RightsAll GroupsGymYes
    2:30 p.m.GuardMe Insurance & Health ServicesAll GroupsD1-200 (Gym)Yes
    Tuesday, August 27
    Fall International Orientation Schedule - Tuesday
    TimeEvent Description Groups  LocationMandatory
    8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Full Registration - Please submit photocopies of the following:
    • Acceptance Letter
    • Study Permit
    • Passport
    • Fee Receipt
    • Pre-Arrival Orientation Certificate
    • Work Permit
    • Robert Q/ViaRail (if applicable)
     
    C, DA2-115 
    9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.1, 2, 3, 4 - Let's All Take the Floor!A, BGymYes
    9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Canadian Culture & YouA, BGymYes
    10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Navigating Lambton OnlineA, BGymYes
    10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.Campus Tours

    On-Campus Service Tables:
    • YMCA Representative
    • Scotiabank
    • RBC Bank
    • Esports
    • GuardMe
    • Social Media & Events
    • Lambton College Chaplain
    • Sarnia Homestay 
    • Sarnia Transit
    • Virgin Mobile
    • International Women's Club
    • Bethel Church
    • Sarnia Sikh Society
     
     Upper Cafeteria 
    11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.Lunch provided by GuardMeC, DLower Cafeteria 
    11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.Lunch provided by GuardMeA, BAthletics Lobby 
    1 p.m.Canada Border Services Agency and Immigration ConsultantAll GroupsGymYes
    1:30 p.m.Sarnia Police and FireAll GroupsGymYes
    Wednesday, August 28
    Fall International Orientation Schedule - Wednesday
    TimeEvent Description Locations
    9:30 a.m.Welcome by Lambton CollegeGym
    9:45 a.m.College SeminarGym
    11:00 a.m.Student PanelD1-200 (Small Gym)
    11:30 a.m.Mobile 101D1-204
    12 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.Complimentary LunchCourtyard
    12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Student Administrative Council (SAC) Student Life SessionLion's Den
    1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Meet your Program CoordinatorReception
    2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Residence Information SessionResidence - LI300
    3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.City Bus TourPond Entrance
    6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Lions' Local Bus & Bites Tour
    • $10/students
    • Limited space available
    • Sign up at the Social Media & Events Table
    Pond Entrance
    Thursday, August 29
    Fall International Orientation Schedule - Thursday
    TimeEvent Description Groups  LocationMandatory
    8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.Refreshments provided by the International Education departmentAllGymYes
    9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Academic Integrity
       
      AllGymYes
      10 a.m. - 11 a.m.How to find a Part-Time JobAllGymYes
      11 a.m. - 12 p.m.How to be an Effective Team Member AllGymYes
      12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.General ElectivesBD1-204Yes
      Friday, August 30
      Fall International Orientation Schedule - Friday
      TimeEvent Description  Programs LocationMandatory
      8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Program-Specific Orientation
      • CISC
       
      B0-159Yes
      9 a.m. - 12 p.m.Program-Specific Orientation
      • BMAN
      • BMIB
      • BMHR
      • BGEN
      • BUSN
      • ACTG
      • FPWS
      • ESEA
      • ESMS
       
      GymYes
      10:30 a.m - 12 p.m.Program-Specific Orientation
      • PMLS
       
      D1-204Yes
      11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Program-Specific Orientation
      • CPEX
       
      C2-114Yes
      12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
      • Drop off your completed session stamp card for a chance to win prizes.
      • Pick up your password letter to access your schedule, myLambton.ca, WebAdvisor and D2L.
      • Drop by the myLambton password/login support to help with setup.
       
      AllGymYes
    • Groups

      Fall Groups

      Orientation Groups

      For the purposes of some orientation activities, students are separated into two groups based on program.

      Below you will find which programs are in which groups for the Fall Orientation Session:

      Group A

      • Business (BUSN)
      • Business Administration (BGEN)
      • Business Management (BMAN)
      • Business Management - Human Resources (BMHR)
      • Business Management - International Business (BMIB)

      Group B

      • Business - Accounting (ACTG)
      • Chemical Lab Technician (CLAB)
      • Culinary Management (CULX)
      • Environmental Technician - Water & Wastewater Systems Operation (EWSO)
      • Office Administration - Executive (OAEX)
      • Pharmacy Technician (PHRM)
      • Photography (PHTG)
      • Personal Support Worker (PSWK)
      • Recreation Therapy (TREC)
      • Workplace Safety & Prevention (WSPP)

      Group C

      • Chemical Production & Power Engineering Technology - Accelerated (CPEX)
      • Computer Software & Database Development (CSAC)
      • Cyber Infrastructure Specialist (CISC)
      • Educational Technology & Instructional Design (ETIS)
      • Electrical Power Distribution & Control Technician (PDCT)
      • Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technician (HVAC)
      • Instrumentation & Control Engineering Technology - Accelerated (ICTX)
      • Millwright Mechanical Technician (MTIM)

      Group D

      • Advanced Health Care Leadership (AHCS)
      • Advanced Project Management & Strategic Leadership (PMLS)
      • Early Childhood Education (ECEP)
      • Esports Entrepreneurship & Administration (ESEA)
      • Esports Management (ESMS)
      • Financial Planning & Wealth Management (FPWS)
      • Hospitality Management (HMAN)
      • Massage Therapy (MSTC)
      • Quality Engineering Management (QEMT)
      • Sports & Recreation Administration (SRAA)
    • Additional Information

      Stamp Cards

      MyLambton Login and Password Letters are provided with a COMPLETED stamp card only. You must bring your stamp card everyday to all mandatory sessions and get a stamp.

      Photo ID

      • Receive your photo ID during any of the five Orientation days
      • Visit room B2-246 anytime between 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

      Sarnia Transit Semester Bus Passes

      • Purchase your Sarnia Transit Semester Bus Pass during any of the five orientation days
      • Visit the Campus Shop in B0-160 anytime between 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Orientation Sessions

      Detailed Descriptions

      1,2,3,4 – Let’s All Take the Floor!

      Ice breaker! Meet other new students and get to know each other.

      Canadian Culture and You!

      Discover what Canada has in store with this in depth look at some of the challenges you will face when adapting to the Canadian lifestyle. This will include Canadian social norms and expectations, appropriate clothing, where to buy necessities, and how to handle the Canadian winter. This interactive presentation will also test your knowledge of Canada, the province of Ontario and the city of Sarnia through student engagement and participation.

      Navigating Lambton Online

      Discover how to log on to your school e-mail account; view your class schedule, connect with your courses on D2L; learn important dates and information on MyLambton; and find your grades on WebAdvisor.

      Meet the Associate Dean and Staff of International Education

      Meet the Associate Dean of International Education, Hanna Eroglu, as she offers tips on how to be a successful student at Lambton and about living in Sarnia. You will also get a chance to meet our enthusiastic staff from the International Department and learn each of their roles.

      Accommodations and Renting Rights

      Meet our Housing Coordinator, Rob Tuer and YMCA’s Newcomer Settlement Coordinator, Regina Croskery and learn about your various living options; how to find accommodation; what you can afford; lease agreements and rental procedures; questions to ask your landlord; and tenant and landlord rights and responsibilities in Canada. Receive a list of helpful resources and get all of your accommodation questions answered.

      Guard Me Insurance and Health Services

      Learn about what kind of health coverage will be available to you, how to add additional coverage, and how to get your health expenses reimbursed.

      Sarnia Police & Fire

      Meet a local Sarnia police officer and Firefighter and learn about important topics related to fire safety and the law including how to identify scams, privacy, what is consent, and other Ontario laws.

      Academic Integrity Workshop

      Learn about the importance of having academic integrity, what plagiarism is, testing policies and procedures and what constitutes cheating in college. Discover useful tools to help you to avoid committing a cheating offence.

      How to Get a Part-Time Job Workshop

      Learn all the tools that Lambton has to offer to assist you in your job search such as current job postings, resume workshops and mock interviewing.

      How to be an Effective Team Member Workshop

      The ability to work well in a team is a vital skill to have both while in your in school and in your work life. Learn tips and tricks on how to be effective team member.

      Immigration Consultant: Study Permits and Co-op Work Permits

      Meet Bart Devries, our Immigration Consultant, and learn about important topics such as; how to travel back home while you are studying; the conditions of your study permit; rules about working on and off campus; co-op work permits; extending your study permit; and obtaining a temporary resident visa. Following this session, you will have a chance to ask Bart all of your immigration questions.

      Lions’ Local Bus and Bites Tour

      Join a Lambton College tour guide as you travel by bus to four local restaurants to enjoy some delicious, Sarnia cuisine. There is an additional cost of $10 per student.

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