Thompson Rivers University
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Discover TRU 2016

Welcome to TRU Williams Lake! Join us at Orientation to learn more about the Williams Lake campus and the services. Some programs will have specific orientation sessions starting Wednesday, September 5. Campus-wide orientation will take place Friday, September 7 starting at 10 am on Student Street. 

Make sure to check your email for important information about Orientation and the first week of classes. Attendance is expected Orientation as most courses and programs will count these sessions as course credit.

Check out the 2018 Williams Lake Orientation Booklet!


Wednesday, September 5 and Thursday, September 6
  • Program-specific orientations: Administrative Assistant, Education Assistant & Community Support and Human Service, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Practical Nursing, Education and Skills Training. Please check your email for your program-specific orientation details, days and times
  • Classes start for Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation and Applied Sustainable Ranching

  • Student Services will be open 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Last minute Fall 2018 registration and academic advising will be available

  • TRU Williams Lake Bookstore is open for your to pick up all your required textbooks and supplies
Friday, September 7
8:30 am   

Student Services open: The Gathering Place, Bookstore, Admissions, Advising

Campus tours

10 am   

Student Services Fair on Student Street opens

myTRU & Moodle Session #1 (space is limited)

Campus tours

11 am   

myTRU & Moodle #2 (space is limited)

Campus tours

12 pm

Orientation BBQ lunch

1 pm   

myTRU & Moodle Session #3 (space is limited)  

Orientation BBQ ends         

Campus tours

2 pm   

International Students Orientation

Student Services Fair ends

myTRU & Moodle Session #4 (space is limited)

Campus tours

New Student Resources

Looking for information about being a university student for the first time? There are lots of great resources available to you:

  • New Student Checklist - make sure you don't forget any important steps during that first week of classes
  • Information for Parents & Families - is your child going off to university this year? Make sure you know how to support them during their transition to post-secondary
  • TRU Lingo - learn the language of university
  • Financial Advising - learn about the many scholarship and award opportunities available to current university students

For more information or to book a campus tour:

International students, please contact:
Pat Biblow

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