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.

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!

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 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 

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

Week of July 24 to 28

Tuesday, July 25 – 10 am

Wednesday, July 26 – 10 am

Thursday, July 27 – 10 am

Week of July 31 to August 4  

Monday, July 31 – 10 am

Friday, August 4 – 10 am

Wednesday, August 2 – 10 am

Week of August 7 to 11

Wednesday, August 9 – 10 am

Thursday, August 10- 10 am

Friday, August 11 – 10 am **


Week of August 14 to 18  

 Tuesday, August 15 – 10 am **

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

Download the PowerPoint of this session (PDF)