Welcome to the Saskatchewan Polytechnic community! We want you to get started and feel ready to embrace your academic journey with us.
Join us for a series of orientation programming designed to help you learn about the many supports and services we have available to help you succeed in your studies and enhance your Sask Polytech experience.
Whether you prefer to explore at your own pace or dive right in, we’ve got you covered.
Self-Guided Orientation is a go-at-your-own-pace online orientation accessible to all incoming students and available to revisit throughout the 2023-24 academic year.
Learn about the supports and services available to you as a student with this online orientation. It’s delivered using Brightspace—Sask Polytech’s online course system—where you’ll soon be logging into your courses.
Check it out for a chance to win great prizes! See contest rules.
To access this online orientation, make sure you have your mySaskPolytech login information handy. Learn more at mySaskPolytech Quick Reference Guide.
If you have any problems accessing this course or with self-registration, please contact the Helpdesk.
Virtual orientation sessions
You’re encouraged to register for virtual orientation sessions below to help ease you into the ins and outs of our campuses from the comfort of your own home. This Zoom Q&A series familiarizes you with the departments essential to your studies. Each session covers different departments with designated speakers from each. Ask them anything, or simply sit back and listen. You are encouraged to attend as many sessions as possible.
Sask Polytech staff will tour you around the campus and highlight key student spaces to provide you with a better understanding of the full student experience. You will be introduced to the many services available to support your academic journey as well as where your classes will be held.
Registration is not required. A friendly tour guide will be inside the main entrance to greet you.
Virtual 360-degree tours
Explore Sask Polytech from the comfort of your home! Peek into our campuses across the province with a 360-degree tour. From our welcoming facilities to our state-of-the-art labs, these tours highlight some of our favourite places and spaces.
My First Five
My First Five is a series of orientation programming designed to help you learn about the many supports and services we have available to help you succeed in your studies and enhance your Sask Polytech experience. We've got you covered!
January 2 - 12, 2024 is all about getting started and settled. This week is all about welcoming you to campus and helping you get settled and connected. Join us for Welcome Week events to kick off the year!
Meet your academic supports (Learning Services)
January 8, 2024
All main campus libraries
|Details:||Come to the library for a free cup of coffee and meet the Library and Learning Services staff!|
Academic success scavenger hunt
January 8 - 12, 2024
All main campuses Learning Services locations
|Details:||Pick up your scavenger hunt card at Learning Services. Enter to win a pair of Beats Studio Buds! Your academic success is our priority.|
Healthy Minds and Bodies (Fitness and Recreation, and Counseling Services)
January 9, 2024, from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Moose Jaw campus: Cafeteria foyer
Prince Albert campus: Cafeteria foyer and North field (Technical Building)
Regina campus: Main street
Saskatoon campus, Idylwyld Dr.: Cafeteria foyer
Join the Fit and Rec team in January and take part in a variety of indoor and outdoor activities. One of the keys to improving our health is regular activity so come on out and try something new! Each campus will have a host of activities for your enjoyment.
We welcome you to a game of Toss Your Troubles and to learn (bite-sized) strategies to improve your wellness with the Counselling team.
Virtual scavenger hunt
January 10, 2024, from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Virtually via social media
|Details:||The Student Relations Office and Campus Safety and Security will be hosting a virtual scavenger hunt. We will be asking students to submit pictures of safety related items or places around their campus. The students who successfully capture all items within a certain time period will be entered into a draw to win a prize.|
Career and Employment Services and Student Awards
January 11, 2024, from 12 - 1 p.m.
Student Awards: 12 - 12:30 p.m.
Learn how quick and easy it is to apply!
Whether you are a new student, or continuing your program, student awards are a great way to support your educational journey. With almost $2 million in student award opportunities each year, there is an award for almost everyone.
Career and Employment Services: 12:30 - 1 p.m.
Reaching career goals can be both exciting and challenging!
Meet the people who can give you resume development and job interview help, employer contacts, career guidance and career development strategies. Sask Polytech Career & Employment Services is here to support you along your entire career journey.
|Date:||January 11, 2024|
|Time:||Noon - 1 p.m.|
Moose Jaw campus: Cafeteria foyer
Prince Albert campus, Technical Building: Cafeteria foyer
Regina campus: Main street
Saskatoon campus, Idylwyld Dr: Cafeteria foyer
Join us for an activity-filled week as we gather at Sask Polytech. As you begin this adventure, you'll be welcomed with events to help you get connected, feel supported and foster a sense of belonging at Sask Polytech.
In the spirit of intercultural connection, students with self-declaration are encouraged to explore the following specialized orientations as well.
International student orientation
This orientation is open to all new international students registered for Sask Polytech programs starting in the fall. Organized by Sask Polytech's international student advisors, it is designed to help student understand their study permit conditions and prepare for their new life in Canada.
Your program has specific information that will help you get started on your academic journey. Connect early to get ready for your program start date. Watch your Sask Polytech email or contact your program head to find out more about your program orientation.
Sask Polytech wants to help make your student life a great experience—from the time you are accepted to your program right through to graduation. We offer the supports you need. Get to know our wide range of Student Services before orientation, and don’t hesitate to connect with us throughout your time as a student.
1-866-467-4278 (Ask to be connected with a student life coordinator).
Follow @saskpolytechstudents on Instagram.