Incoming Students


Week 1 Winter term

All labs and tutorials will run, except APSC 172 tutorials are cancelled in Week 1

Important Evening dates

Winter 2019

Wed Feb 6- APSC 112 

Mon Feb 11- APSC 174

Wed Feb 13- APSC 132

Mon Feb 25- APSC 114 (in-class quiz ECEI only)

Wednesday Feb 27- APSC 172

Mon Mar 4- APSC 182

Wed March 20- APSC 112 

Mon March 25- APSC 174

Wed March 27- APSC 114 (in-class quiz ECEI only)

Fall 2018

Wednesday Sept 5- AM- MANDATORY- APSC 100 Module 2 orientation- Dunning Auditorium

Wed Sept 5 7:30pm-9:30pm FEAS welcome ARC gym

Tues Sept 11- WHMIS training 7-9pm - West Campus McArthur Auditorium- Sections 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 800

Wed Sept 12- WHMIS training 7-9pm- Etherington Auditorium- Sections 06, 07, 08, 16, 17, 18

Thursday Sept 27- English Proficiency test

Tues Oct 2- APSC 171 midterm

Thurs Oct 4- Thanksgiving rescheduled courses will run this evening

APSC 100 Module 2 lab for Section 06/16 moved from Mon Oct 8 to Thurs Oct 4 2:30-5:30pm

APSC 143 lab moved from Mon Oct 8 to Thurs Oct 4 5:30-7:30pm (Section 06/16 to BMH 109; Section 07/17 to BMH 213 and Section 08/18 to Walter Light Hall Room 210)

Monday Oct 8- Thanksgiving- no classes

Tuesday Oct 9- APSC 143 midterm

Thankgiving reschedule Wed Oct 10- 8:30-10:30am APSC 151 Section 305 (05) lab rescheduled from Mon Oct 8

Thursday Oct 11- APSC 111 midterm

Tuesday Oct 16- APSC 131 midterm

Thursday Oct 18- APSC 151 midterm

Sunday Oct 21- APSC 100 project due

Thursday and Friday Oct 25-26 Fall term break- no classes

Tuesday Nov 6- APSC 143 midterm

Thursday Nov 8 - APSC 171 midterm

Thursday Nov 15- APSC 111 midterm

Friday Nov 30- APSC 100 Project due

Course Material 

Books- Textbook list will be posted in the summer- use the "Textbook search engine"-

OnQ- -Math diagnostic quiz and computer diagnostic quiz in the summer- course information in September

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) 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.


Learning Catalytics

Excel Word Tutorial - (start here by clicking this link!)

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 6.


Arduino IDE- must be installed by Sept.:


Matlab- needs to be downloaded and installed by Sept 6.

Matlab download guide

updated Dec 17, 2018