You are about to embark on an exciting journey that will be filled with new experiences and opportunities. The International Education, Services and Global Experience (SaGE) team is ready to welcome you! We understand the challenges your first few months can bring, and we are here to help.
Here is a handy Arrival Guide we have put together to help make your transition from your home country to Centennial as smooth as possible. If you are an international student and have any questions, you can always email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Preparing for Your Time at Centennial
- Satisfy conditions of offer of admission and pay fees.
- Apply for all immigration documents needed to enter and study in Canada.
- Confirm semester start date on your offer letter or check the College events calendar.
- Book flights into Toronto. We suggest you arrive at least a week before the start of classes to give yourself some time to settle in.
- Arrange for accommodation.
- Arrange for transportation from the Toronto airport to your place of accommodation.
- Log in to myCentennial and set up your Centennial email address so you don’t miss any important information!
- Register online for Orientation.
- Pack your bags!
Arriving in Canada
- Before you leave, it is a good idea to confirm your flight and select your seats.
- Know what to expect at the airport when you land.
- Remember to confirm transportation arrangement from the Toronto airport.
Getting Settled In
- Meet your International Education Team!
- Visit the International Office at your campus to complete your registration.
- Book an assessment test, apply for transfer credits or Prior Learning Assessment, if applicable.
- Attend Orientation and the International Info Session.
- Have your photo taken for your Student Photo ID.
- Update your Toronto address, telephone number and emergency contact on myCentennial.
- Find your classes, get a locker.
- Understand your health insurance policy and how to stay healthy and safe.
- Maintaining your status as you study and work in Canada.
- Some tips on adjusting to the Canadian classroom.