From what to expect your first week at College, to how to get involved in the Douglas community, Kickstart Coaches have got you covered!
Douglas student Moriah Davey shares her experience attending New Student Orientation and how it changed her life.
I remember my first day of class at the College, full of confusion and questions. I’m here to make things easier for you! To get yourself to class, you’ll need your course schedule, which you can access from myAccount > Registration > Course Schedule. Check your class locations and times, then get to know your campus better so that you don’t end up confused in the maze of hallways. Check out the online maps for New Westminster and Coquitlam campuses. Pro tip (this one’s so important we’re mentioning it again): make sure you get… Read More
If you’re already engaged on campus, and either feel comfortable where you are or haven’t left the program yet, you’re experiencing firsthand the joys of doing more in school than just showing up to class, groaning mid-lecture, and then leaving. How did you join whatever it is you’re now doing? Maybe you love volunteering – or Salsa dancing with the gang – so much that you just walked up to a meeting and uttered those magic words, “can I join?” Not everyone feels comfortable enough to do that though. For many newer… Read More
“I chose nursing because I want to make a difference in people’s lives by looking after them when they are sick.”
You’re going to get a lot out of your time at Douglas College. There are many services and opportunities that you’ve already paid for through your tuition fees, and a lot of them will be featured in the Concourse at New West campus and the Atrium at Coquitlam Campus during Welcome Week. The Life at DC team wants to show you all the opportunities available at the College to help you Get Oriented, Get Healthy, Get Involved, and Get Experience. Stay tuned to this blog all year, because Life at DC team members will be… Read More
Now that you’re officially a student at Douglas, let’s figure out your best route to campus.
I bet your first question on your first day at the College will be “What’s the wifi password?”