Mandatory orientation and information sessions

We invite international students to a mandatory orientation and information session at the beginning of their first semester of classes.

Duration: 60 minutes

Language of presentation: French or English

Content: Essential information about your new university, how it works and the different services offered to you.

Registration is required

Registration instructions

  1. Choose one of the information sessions below according to your availability, the mode (virtual or in-person on campus) and the  language of presentation you prefer.
  2. Click on the link of the session that suits you.
  3. Add a ticket to the shopping cart and click on “Proceed to Checkout.”
  4. Fill out the form with your Université Laval email address ( A confirmation email will be sent to that email address. It will include instructions on how to join the session slot you chose.

Virtual session on Zoom (French only)

Activate your Université Laval Zoom account before the session.

For technical assistance, contact your faculty service centre (French only).

In-person session (campus)

Location: Théâtre de poche, room 2113 – Pavillon Maurice-Pollack

Schedule of Fall 2024 to come…

Week of December 18 to 24 Wednesday, December 20 – 2 pm Thursday, December 21 – 2 pm
Week of January 1 to 7  


Wednesday, January 3 – 2 pm

Friday, January 5 – 2 pm

Saturday, January 6 – 2 pm

Thursday, January 4 – 2 pm
Week of January 8 to 14 Monday, January 8 – 10 am and 2 pm

Tuesday, January 9 – 2 pm

Wednesday, January 10 – 2 pm

Thursday, January 11 – 2 pm

Friday, January 12 – 10 am

Saturday, January 13 – 1 pm

Sunday, January 14 – 1 pm

Wednesday, January 10 – 10 am

Friday, January 12 – 2 pm

Week of January 15 to 21 Friday, January 19 – 10 am Monday, January 15 – 2 pm

Tuesday, January 16 – 10 am

Wednesday, January 17 – 2 pm

Week of January 22 to 28 Friday, January 26 – 10 am Tuesday, January 23 – 10 am

Missed the session or want to know what you need to know when you arrive at Université Laval? View our presentation (PDF).

** Please note that this session will be recorded and posted on our website. We encourage you to keep your camera closed. **



Please click on the link of the session you are interested in, at the scheduled day and time, to attend.

Schedule of Winter 2021

Some virtual orientation and information sessions are specially dedicated to students from the following faculties:

Facultés des sciences de l’administration (FSA)
Faculté des sciences de l’agriculture et de l’alimentation (FSAA)
Faculté des sciences sociales (FSS)

PowerPoint presentation of virtual orientation and information sessions of January 13th, 2021


Please note that the Orientation and Information sessions are held at the Salon d’accueil located at room 2470 of the Pavillon Alphonse-Desjardins, unless otherwise specified. They are then held at room 2326 of the Pavillon Alphonse-Desjardins.


Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
August 11th



August 12th



August 13th



August 14th August 15th 1 p.m. August 16th 1 p.m. August 17th
August 18th



August 19th 1 p.m. August 20th 1 p.m. August 21st -1 p.m. -3 p.m. (English) August 22nd -1 p.m. -3 p.m. August 23rd -1 p.m. -3 p.m. August 24th août 11 a.m.
August 25th



August 26th -11 a.m. -1 p.m. -3 p.m. -5 p.m. August 27th -9 a.m. -11 a.m. -1 p.m. -3 p.m. (English) -5 p.m. August 28th -9 a.m. -11 a.m. (English) -1 p.m. -3 p.m. -3 p.m., Room 2326 -5 p.m. August 29th -9 a.m. -11 a.m. -1 p.m. -3 p.m. -5 p.m. August 30th -9 a.m. (English) -11 a.m. -1 p.m. -3 p.m. August 31st 11 a.m.
September 1st



September 2nd 



September 3rd -11 a.m. -1:30 p.m. -3:30 p.m. September 4th -1:30 p.m. -3:30 p.m. (English) September 5th 3:30 p.m. September 6th 3:30 p.m., Room 2326 September 7th



September 8th  September 9th 3:30 p.m., Room 2326 September 10th  September 11th  September 12th 1:30 p.m. (English), Room 2326 September 13th 1:30 p.m., Room 2326 September 14th 

You will also receive an International Student’s Handbook.

You will receive an invitation when you drop off your legal paperwork at the Bureau du registraire (Registrar’s Office). New permanent residents are also welcome!

Please note that the Orientation and Information sessions will be held at the Alphonse-Desjardins building, room 2470, EXCEPT those marked with an asterisk, which will take place in room 2326.