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Student Orientation

Fall 2021 Student Orientation

We look forwarding to welcoming you!

We are excited to welcome you to our campus and, at student orientation, you will learn all about what you can expect for the semester including the practical, academic, and student life opportunities and supports available.

Orientation Schedule

Start off by taking the Orientation Course on Moodle.

Join us on campus on Thursday, August 26 or Friday, August 27.
Both first and second students are invited to participate so you that can become familiar with campus. The highlight will be our interactive campus tours. Tours will start in the gym every 30 minutes, in groups of 30 students max.

CSA Welcome Carnival
Celebrate being a part of the CUE community in the gym at the CSA’s Welcome Carnival!

If you have any questions about orientation, please contact: studentlife@concordia.ab.ca

To Get You Started

How do I get ready for the semester? That’s a great question!

  • First, make sure you have access to some kind of technology to be able to access the online platforms – we recommend a laptop, computer or tablet. 
  • When you’re not on campus, you’ll need access to wifi too!
  • It will be helpful to download and install Google Chrome. This browser best support the Google Suite used at CUE.
  • Download the Gmail app too and then sign into your CUE email account. Please remember to check this account regularly as this is the best way for us to communicate with you.
  • Access your course syllabus on Moodle and familiarize yourself with your schedule.
  • See what textbooks you’ll need and purchase and pick them up at the CUE Bookstore.
  • Submit your photo for a Student ID.
  • Pick the best time for you for your campus tour on Aug 26 or Aug 27.
  • Purchase your parking pass at the CUE Bookstore if you need one.
  • Consider what other supplies you’ll need to ensure you are successful this semester – paper, pens, notebooks, binders, etc. You’ll be able to get a lot of these from the CUE Bookstore too.
  • Explore the CUE website. The Student Life & Learning section is especially helpful, as is Financial Aid & Awards!
  • Don’t forget to sign up for the CUE Commitment. It’s a guarantee that can’t be beat!
  • If you’re living on campus, check out our Housing Services page.

A Century of Promise

This is a special year for Concordia University of Edmonton as we celebrate our 100th anniversary! We’re celebrating with fun-filled events during the course of the September long weekend, from Sept 3-5. See the schedule of events here and join us as we celebrate this awesome milestone.