Mandatory pre-departure sessions

The Bureau de la vie étudiante invites all international students who will be starting their studies at Université Laval to a pre-departure information session.

In order to provide you with the best possible guidance and to suit your needs, pre-departure information sessions are divided according to your insurance coverage at Université Laval.

Before your arrival: what you need to know

The live pre-departure information sessions are now over for the fall session. You can watch the video to get all the information at your convenience!

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Duration: 60 minutes

Language of presentation: French or English

Content: information on clearing Canadian customs, airport services, finding accommodation, available services, mandatory insurance, registering for courses and much more!

Registration is required


Registration instructions

  1. Choose one of the information sessions below according to your availability 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 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 

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


Schedule of Fall 2024 to come…

Sessions for Desjardins insurance members

If you are covered by Desjardins health and hospitalization insurance, we invite you to register for the pre-departure sessions below intended for Desjardins insurance members.

  FRENCH ENGLISH
Week of November 20 to 26 Tuesday November 21 – 10 am  
Week of December 4 to 10 Thursday December 7 – 10 am Wednesday December 6– 10 am
Week of December 11 to 17 Tuesday December 12 – 10 am Thursday December 14 – 10 am
Week of December 18 to 24 Monday December 18 – 10 am
Thursday December 21 – 10 am
Tuesday December 19 – 10 am
Week of January 1st to 7 Wednesday January 3 – 10 am
Friday January 5 – 10 am
 
Week of January 8 to 14 Tuesday January 9 – 10 am (Q&R)*
Wednesday January 10 – 10 am
Thursday January 11 – 10 am (Q&R)*
Monday January 8 – 10 am
Tuesday January 9 – 10 am (Q&R)*
Thursday January 11 – 10 am (Q&R)*
Week of January 15 to 21 Wednesday January 17 – 10 am (Q&R)* Wednesday January 17 – 10 am (Q&R)*

* This session is not an information session. It is a question-and-answer session only. You will have the opportunity to ask your questions to an advisor from the Bureau de la vie étudiante.

Download the PowerPoint of this session (PDF)

Sessions for RAMQ beneficiaries

If you benefit from the reciprocal agreement between the Québec government and your country of nationality (Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Serbia and Sweden), and are eligible for the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ), we invite you to register for the sessions below.

  FRENCH ENGLISH
Week of November 20 to 26 Monday November 20 – 10 am  
Week of December 4 to 10 Tuesday December 5 – 10 am  
Week of December 11 to 17 Friday December 15 – 10 am Wednesday December 13 – 10 am
Week of December 18 to 24 Wednesday December 20 – 10 am
Friday December 22 – 10 am
 
Week of January 1st to 7 Thursday January 4 – 10 am  
Week of January 8 to 14 Tuesday January 9 – 10 am (Q&R)*
Thursday January 11 – 10 am (Q&R)*
Tuesday January 9 – 10 am (Q&R)*
Thursday January 11 – 10 am (Q&R)*
Week of January 15 to 21 Wednesday January 17 – 10 am (Q&R)* Wednesday January 17 – 10 am (Q&R)*

* This session is not an information session. It is a question-and-answer session only. You will have the opportunity to ask your questions to an advisor from the Bureau de la vie étudiante.

Download the PowerPoint of this session (PDF)

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