Webinars and Welcome Activities

On this page, you will find the welcome activities and webinars schedule for students admitted!

Webinars and short videos - Fall term 2023
Online                                                                                           Short videos

Title: Tips for completing your applications to study in Québec

This information capsule, intended for international students newly admitted at Polytechnique Montréal, presents an overview of the administrative procedures and immigration procedures to be carried out before beginning your studies in Québec.

For: International students

Short video

Dates and time                            Webinars
Tuesday, July 18
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Title: Entry to Canada

The webinar will provide you with more information on immigration documents and much more.

 You will be able to ask your questions directly to the International Student Advisors.

For: International Students

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Presentation (.PDF)
Thursday, July 20
10:30 am to 11:30 am

Title: Getting Settled in Montréal

The purpose of this webinar is to provide you with tips and resources for settling in to Montreal and preparing for winter.

For: all students

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Presentation (.PDF)

Thursday, August 3
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Title: Registration and courses selection

Have you accepted your offer of admission?
The next step is to choose your courses. 

This webinar is to demystify registration and courses selection and to explain, in more details, the procedures you will have to follow soon.

For: all students

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PDF iconPresentation (.PDF)
Wednesday, August 9
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Title: Study plan

The webinar will provide you more details about the preparation and approval of the study plan, the program structure, additional mandatory courses to be included in your study plan and much more.

For: all Graduate students (DESS, Master's, PhD).

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Presentation (.PDF)


Welcome Activities - Fall term 2023

To help you adapt to your new study environment, your welcome session is the event not to be missed!

Graduate Studies (Master, DESS, Ph.D and double degree)
Departmental Welcome session (Master, DESS and Ph.D)

To find out everything about your academic journey and to meet your department's resource people, don't miss your welcome session! Students in a double degree program will be invited to this activity next term, following their admission to the Master's program. A specific welcome session is intended for them.

SCHEDULE: August 31,2023 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm


Program Room
Civil, Mineral and Geological Engineering B-431.3
Electrical Engineering M-2101
Computer and Software Engineering L-2712
Mathematics and Industrial Engineering B-311
Energy and Nuclear Engineering B-315
Engineering Physics B-573
Materials Engineering B-574
Chemical Engineering A-552
Mechanical and aerospace engineering A-522
Biomedical engineering L-2709
Welcome cocktail hosted by Polytechnique Montréal and your student association AÉCSP (Master, DESS, Ph.D and double degree)

Your student association, members of the management and of your department will welcome you with a friendly networking cocktail.


SCHEDULE: August 31,2023 - 5:00 pm to 8:00 p,

LOCATION: Atrium Lorne-M.-Trottier, 3rd floor of the Lassonde Buildings

Welcome session for double degree with an integrating semester students

The particularities of choosing a course in the integration term, finding a study or research direction and admission to a master's program will no longer be a secret after participating in this online welcome session!

SCHEDULE: Monday, August 7,2023 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Watch the replay (.PDF(In French only)

Exchange students (Clusters)

Student groups, management and exchange program team will welcome you with a warm welcome. An interactive and fun evening awaits you!


SCHEDULE: Tuesday, August 29, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Lorne-M.-Trottier Atrium: 2700 chemin de la Tour, 3rd floor of the Lassonde Pavilions

International Student Welcome Activity

This is a welcome and networking evening for new international students. You will have the opportunity to meet your fellow students in a friendly environment with fun activities to get to know each other! 

Undergraduate, exchange, preparatory year and cluster students

Evening reserved for undergraduate, exchange, preparatory year and cluster students. The presentation and activities will be in French.


SCHEDULE: Wednesday, August 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Roland Gallery, 6th floor of the main building


Evening for graduate and double degree students only


SCHEDULE: Thursday, September 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Roland Gallery, 6th floor of the main building

Issuance of social number for international student

Service Canada will be there to issue Social Insurance Numbers to international students.*


  • Thursday, August 24, 2023 
  • Wednesday, August 30, 2023
  • Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: student showcase, 2nd floor of the main pavilion (C-236)

*Please have your original study permit ready or work permit with valid foreign passport.

No registration required

GO-Poly Information Kiosks

These kiosks, hosted by experienced students, are located in key areas of Polytechnique. Members of our team will be happy to answer your questions and help you find your way around the school.


  • From Monday August 21 to Friday August 25 - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • From Monday August 28 to Friday September 1 - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm


  • Lassonde buildings: 1st floor, at the entrance of M-1000
  • Main building: 2nd floor, Vitrine étudiante
Guided Tours

Led by experienced students, the guided tours are a great way to discover Polytechnique in a different way! The tour includes a visit to the Louise-Lalonde-Lamarre Library and a tour of the major buildings on campus.


  • Monday, August 21, 10:00 am to 11:00
  • Wednesday, August 23, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 24, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
  • Monday, August 28, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm


  • Departure in front of room M-1010 (1st floor of the Lassonde buildings)