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POLYTECHNIQUE STUDENT ID CARD

The student card is required to use several Polytechnique services and is needed for taking exams.  It allows you to gain access to the library Louise-Lalonde-Lamarre, to the school's buildings outside of usual opening hours and to the fitness and recreation centre (CEPSUM).

To get your card, come to room C-234.1 (Vitrine étudiante, 2nd floor of the Principal pavilion).

  • Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 8am to 3pm
  • Friday, January 5 and Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 12pm to 7pm
BACK-TO-SCHOOL BOOTHS
Members of our team will answer your questions and will orient you during your first days at Polytechnique.
  • Main building: 2nd floor, at the Vitrine étudiante
  • Lassonde Pavilions: 1st floor, at the entrance M-1000
  • From Thursday, January 4 to Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 8am to 4pm (except weekends)
LOCKER DISTRIBUTION
A locker can prove useful in winter to store your coat, boots, and other personal effects. Lockers are shared by two students. Your locker partner can be either a friend or a new classmate. You need to present yourselves together.
  • Monday, January 8 2018 - 10am to 2pm 
    Atrium Lorne-M.-Trottier, Lassondes Pavilions
BOOK FAIR
An activity that allows you to buy second-hand books that are used in Polytechnique courses.
GUIDED TOURS

A different way to discover Polytechnique. The French-language tour includes a visit of the library Louise-Lalonde-Lamarre and important builidings of the campus.

The tour will depart in front of room M-1010 (1st floor of the Lassonde pavilions).

  • Thursday, January 4 and Friday, January 5, 2018 - 11am to 12pm
  • Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 5pm to 6pm
WORKSHOP: DISCOVER YOUR LIBRARY

An activity to help you optimize the use of library Louise-Lalonde-Lamarre services and tools useful to students.

Room L-7607, inside the library

  • Wednesday, January 10 2018 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
  • Thursday, January 11 2018 - 12:45pm to 1:45pm

Housing and settlement

 ONGOING SUPPORT FOR YOUR HOUSING SEARCH
For individual assistance and ongoing support, our welcoming team at back-to-school booths is available to help you with your search. Ask them for advice!
  • On weekdays, from Thursday, January 4, to Thursday, January 11, 2018, at the back-to-school booths
 WORKSHOP: LA RECHERCHE EFFICACE DE LOGEMENT ET S'INSTALLER À MONTRÉAL (ONLY IN FRENCH)
New to Montreal? Our experience proves it: the students who follow our workshop find housing within a period of 1 to 3 days. So do not waste time, follow our advice! Also, get advice on transportation in the city, buying furniture, phone and internet services, health, food, banks and sports and leisure.
  • Thursday, January 4 and Friday, January 5, 2018, 9:30am to 10:45am, M-1020