Undergraduate

You are required to attend the mandatory orientation session scheduled for Tuesday, August 28th at 8:30 a.m. Orientation will start in the Venn (RCC103) which is located in the Rogers Communication Centre (RCC). The orientation session will last the entire day. You will receive a schedule of events when you arrive.

You should bring a lock, your timetable, and money. The Journalism Course Union (JCU) will be selling frosh tickets (if not sold out). You should bring your personal laptop as you will have the opportunity to set up and connect to the School of Journalism’s network and printers.

We suggest you look at the Student Handbook.

In order to cover events, you will need to identify yourself as a journalism student.  Therefore, you will be required to take a press pass photo.  You need to have your Ryerson OneCard with you to get your press pass card. The press pass card will only be made in the name appearing on your OneCard.  If you do not have a OneCard you will be instructed to go to the OneCard office.  This press pass photo will be used every year you are registered in the School of Journalism. There is a $10.00 fee for replacement cards.

You will also be required to sign a Photograph/Image Consent Form.

Graduate

You are required to attend the mandatory orientation session scheduled for Thursday, August 30, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm. Orientation will start in the Venn (RCC103) which is located in the Rogers Communication Centre (RCC). You will receive a detailed schedule of events when you arrive.

9:30am – 10:00am             Welcome and Mingle        

10:00am- 12:00pm             Program Orientation

12:00pm-1:30pm                Lunch (MJ1s and MJ2s)

1:30-3:00pm                        Media Pass Photo Session and Computing Information Session

You should bring your personal laptop as you will have the opportunity to set up and connect to the School of Journalism’s network and printers.  Network set up (RCC213) and press pass photos (RCC207B) will be done from 1:30pm-3:00pm.

We suggest you look at the Student Handbook.

You will be required to take a press pass photo. In order to cover events, you will need to identify yourself as a journalism student. This press pass photo will be used every year you are registered in the School of Journalism. There is a $10.00 fee for replacement cards.

You will also be required to sign a Photograph/Image Consent Form.