Welcome Day WINTER 2023

Welcome Day will be on January 13, 2023. New students (including transfer students) are invited to meet representatives from the academic sector, the Dawson Student Union and Student Services; as well as, get familiarized with the layout of the college before classes start. This event is optional, but students are strongly encouraged to participate in order to prepare themselves as a Dawson College student.


The following is a detailed schedule of Welcome Day Winter 2023.

Friday, January 13, 2023

1:00 PM – Registration in the Lower Atrium

1:30 PM – Welcoming presentation

2:00 PM – Campus Tours

Personal invitations to the event can be found in the MyDawson Portal for more information.


Should you have any further questions regarding Welcome Day, please email us at studentservices@dawsoncollege.qc.ca or call 514 931-8731, extension 1186.


Welcome day is designed to provide new Dawson students with a first look at the tools and resources offered by the college. On your assigned Welcome Day, you will have the opportunity to:

  • familiarize yourself with Dawson and the Dawson community.
  • learn out about the tools, services, and support available to you at Dawson.
  • find out what the college expects of you as a CEGEP student.
  • connect with staff, faculty, and other new students from your program.

Your attendance will ensure that you have everything you need for a smooth start to the school term and connect you to the right resources should you be met with any obstacles in your first semester.

The books you need to buy for your classes will be listed on the course outlines provided by your teachers during the first week of classes. To find out if the books you need are available at the bookstore, login to your My Dawson portal and click on Bookstore Course List under the My College Services tab.

You can rent a locker online through the MyDawson Portal under My Omnivox Services. Detailed instructions can be found on the Campus Life and Leadership page: Locker Rentals

No, your scheduled time slot will have information specific to your program.

Yes, please let us know if you will be attending Welcome Day via the attendance survey in your Omnivox Portal found under the section “What’s New?

No. There are no fees due on your Welcome Day.

No, the Welcome Day is programmed for new students.

Last Modified: January 4, 2023