Information for Incoming First Year Students
As a Queen's student, you can download the entire Office 365 ProPlus suite for FREE! It includes current versions of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, OneNote, Skype for Business (Lync for Macs), and more. Find out how to download the software so that you have the learning resources you need. Need help? Contact the Information Technology Support Centre! And remember: ITS will never ask for your NetID password! Excel Assignment will be due Sept 11.
September 11 2017 Academic Orientation
September 11th will start out with Academic Orientation at 8:15am in the ARC gym. Classes will be rescheduled from 8:30-10:30am on Monday to allow for this orientation session.
SOAR - Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources
Thank you to those who joined us at SOAR- you can find the presentation given to the parents in the afternoon by clicking this link.
Matlab- needs to be downloaded and installed by Sept 11.
Course Material (available in September)
Important Evening dates
Mon Sept 11- APSC 100 Module 2 orientation
Mon/Tues Sept 18/19 WHMIS training
Thurs Sept 21- English Proficiency test
Thurs Oct 12- APSC 171
Tues Oct 17- APSC 111
Thurs Oct 19- APSC 131
Tues Nov 14- APSC 111
Thurs Nov 16- APSC 171
Wed Feb 7- APSC 112 (General)
Mon Feb 12- APSC 174 (6:30pm)
Wed Feb 14- APSC 132
Wed Feb 28- APSC 172 (6:30pm)
Mon Mar 5 - APSC 182
Wed Mar 21- APSC 112 (General)
Mon Mar 26- APSC 174 (6:30pm)
Microsoft Office Learning Resources-
The learning resources page also has useful Microsoft Office help for Word, Excel and Powerpoint. For the Excel/Word assignment, the help links for WORD may be very useful
Student Academic Success
Enhance your academic skills and habits – for free! Engineering and Applied Sciences require excellent problem-solving, time management, focus, and communication (both written and oral). Whether you battle procrastination every week or you wish to excel even more, Learning Strategies and the Writing Centre can help you learn to meet your academic goals.
Visit the Student Academic Success Services website (http://sass.queensu.ca/) for online resources and workshop schedules (including “Midterm/Exam Prep: Studying for Math + Science Exams” and “Technical Writing: Clear and Concise Communications”). You’ll also find details on booking an individual consultation with a professional writing consultant or learning strategist. All our services are free for Queen’s students.
Important Official dates
Important dates for the term are posted on the Registrar's website.
Stress and Time management presentation
updated June 28, 2017