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Welcome Activities

FALL 2024

Welcome Sessions

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

To find out everything you need to know about your academic journey and meet your department's staff, don't miss your welcome session.

SCHEDULE: Thursday, August 29th 2024, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Programs Room
Civil, mineral and geological engineering B-431.3
Electrical engineering M-2204
Computer and software engineering L-2712
Mathematics and industrial engineering B-311
Energy and nuclear engineering B-315
Physics and materials engineering B-573
Chemical engineering A-552
Mechanical and aerospace engineering M-2203
Biomedical engineering M-2107
Double degree with an integrating semester B-600.16 (Galerie Rolland)
Welcome cocktail hosted by Polytechnique Montréal and your student association AÉCSP

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

SCHEDULE: Thursday, August 29, 5 to 8 p.m.

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

MANDATORY REGISTRATION 

International Thematic Clusters in Engineering and International Mobility Program

Polytechnique's Student Services will welcome you with a dynamic and friendly presentation, punctuated by an ice-breaking activity to get to know you!

SCHEDULE: Tuesday, August 27, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

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

REGISTRATION

Webinars
Entry to Canada - for international students Tuesday, July 23rd 2024, 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Registration
Registration and courses selection Thursday, August 1st 2024, 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Registration
Double degree - Course selection and transition to master's degree Thursday, August 8, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Registration
Your health and dental insurance plan View
Health coverage for international students and healthcare in Quebec - for international students Coming soon

 

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.

WHEN:

  • Monday, August 19 to Friday, August 23, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Monday, August 26 to Friday, August 30, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE:

  • Lassonde buildings: 1st floor, at the entrance 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.

WHEN:

  • Monday, August 19, 10 am to 11:30 am

  • Thursday, August 22, 2:30 pm to 4 pm

  • Monday, August 26, 5:30 pm to 7 pm

WHERE:

  • Departure in front of room M-1010 (1st floor of the Lassonde buildings)
Coffee break for new students

A friendly, informal chat over a hot drink and a snack - what better way to start the semester? Members of the GO-Poly team and Student Services are waiting to welcome you and answer your questions.

WHEN:

  • Monday, August 26, 12 pm to 1 pm
  • Tuesday, August 27, 12 pm to 1 pm
  • Wednesday, August 28, 12 pm to 1 pm

WHERE:

  • Student Services C-240 (2nd floor of the main building)
Info-International Kiosk

Newly arrived from abroad? Don't miss this opportunity to meet our dedicated team of international student advisors. Come chat with them and find answers to all your questions about immigration, cultural adaptation, settling in Montreal and more! 

When:

  • Thursday, August 22, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Monday, August 26, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 27, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 29, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 3, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: 6th floor of the Lassonde buildings (on the blue wall next to the small cafeteria)

Info-Housing Kiosk

Do you have questions about signing a lease? Want to know more about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant or roommate? Housing Committee representatives will be there to answer your questions!

When:

  • Thursday, August 22, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 27, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: 6th floor of the Lassonde buildings (on the blue wall next to the small cafeteria)

** Please note that this kiosk does not provide assistance for housing research. For tips and tools on how to look for accommodations, please visit the Housing and moving to Montréal section of our website. **

Networking evening for international students

You're coming from abroad? Come network with other new Polytechnique students at this fun-filled evening!

This event is organized for new international students of all programs. 

  • SCHEDULE: Wednesday, August 28, 2024, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
  • LOCATION: Atrium Lorne-M.-Trottier: 2700 chemin de la Tour, 3rd floor of the Lassonde Buildings

REGISTRATION

Panel discussion: Adapting to student life in Quebec

Arriving in Quebec to pursue your studies? Come and hear inspiring testimonials from Polytechnique international students and get advice on how to adapt smoothly to your new life, academically, culturally and socially. 

This event is organized for new international students of all programs. 

  • SCHEDULE: Thursday, September 5, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
  • LOCATION: Galerie Rolland - B-600.16 (6th floor of main building)

REGISTRATION