Orientation

Welcome to MITT

Welcome new MITT students!

Welcoming to the MITT community! Please review the orientation information below as it becomes available.

Questions? Contact us at orientation@mitt.ca.

A few tips

  • Orientation is designed to give you all the information and resources you need to succeed at MITT. Attendance and participation is expected and will be tracked.
  • Ask questions early and often. Student Services and our team of student advisors can help you by phone, email, and/or Zoom.
  • Be sure to visit the Important Dates page for a breakdown of dates by program.

Important dates

  • The Work Skills Foundations (WSF) course runs from August 15 to 26. This is mandatory for all students.
  • To learn more about Work Skills Foundations, click here.

Fall 2022 Orientation Schedule*

Post-Secondary and Post-Graduate students

All students are required to attend an in-person orientation on Wednesday, September 7 and Thursday, September 8.

See the schedule below with the time and location for your program.

Program Details
  • Automotive Service Technician (Morning section)
  • CAD Technician
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical Applications
  • Electronics Technician
  • Graphic and Print Technician
  • Industrial Mechanic/Millwright
Wednesday, September 7
All Students
Henlow Campus (130 Henlow Bay) – Deltas
8:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, September 8
International Students
Henlow Campus (130 Henlow Bay) – Deltas
Day Programs: 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • Automotive Service Technician (Afternoon section)
  • Culinary Arts and Design
  • Cyber Defense and Cloud Administration
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Hairstyling
  • Industrial Welding
  • Network and Systems Administrator
  • Software Developer
Wednesday, September 7
All Students
Henlow Campus (130 Henlow Bay) – Deltas
12:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Thursday, September 8
International Students
Henlow Campus (130 Henlow Bay) – Deltas
Day Programs: 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Evening Programs: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Business Administrative Assistant
  • Health Care Aide and Personal Support Worker
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Rehabilitation Assistant
Wednesday, September 7
All Students
Pembina Campus (1551 Pembina Highway) – Cafeteria
8:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, September 8
International students
Pembina Campus (1551 Pembina Highway) – Cafeteria
12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
  • Hospitality Management
  • Hotel and Hospitality Services
  • Post-Graduate Business Management
  • Post-Graduate International Business
  • Post-Graduate Global Supply Chain Management
Wednesday, September 7
All Students
Pembina Campus (1551 Pembina Highway) – Cafeteria
12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 8
Follow class schedule

High School Students

School Division/Program Details
Students taking classes at MITT from the following school divisions:
  • Pembina Trails School Division
  • Louis Riel School Division
  • Red River Valley School Division (Sanford Collegiate)
Note:
  • If you are a division scolaire franco-manitobaine (DSFM) student, follow the schedule provided by your counsellor.
  • If you are a MITT High School student, you will receive an email about your first day.
Thursday, September 8
High school classrooms
12:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

All Henlow, Fultz and Pembina students

On Thursday, September 8 you will have an extended lunch with pizza (cheese or pepperoni) provided by Pizza Pizza. It will be provided near your program areas at 11:30 a.m. while quantities last.

Workshop series

This is a series of presentations to help you get ready for your first day at MITT.

You’ll find a sample of the sessions offered below. A full schedule with registration links will be available shortly for online presentations. Session ranges in length from 15 minutes to one hour.

  • Pre-Arrival
  • How to find accommodations
  • Guard.Me (Health Insurance for International students) coverage 
  • MITT accounts
  • How to use MyLearning
  • Preparing to study online
  • Career Readiness - what can you do to be prepared?
  • Student Services - what we can do for you?
  • Being ready - time management
  • Virtual Café
  • Campus Tours (Henlow/Fultz/Pembina) *in-person 

Updated: Aug 12, 2022. Schedule is subject to changes.

View recordings here.

Many of you are getting ready to travel to MITT and start your program. This webinar covers the following topics:

  • Immigration
  • Arriving to Winnipeg
    • Packing
    • Airports
    • Accommodations
    • Other: banking, SIN, bus pass etc.
  • What’s next?
    • Orientation
    • Become familiar with MITT’s systems (Student Email, MS Teams etc.)
  • Q & A’s
    • If you still have questions, you’re not alone!

Recording available soon.

Duration: 1 hour

First time renting in Manitoba? Moving to Winnipeg? Join New Journey Housing in this workshop to learn how to get started, where to find accommodations, and your rights as a tenant.

For more information, refer to this booklet [PDF].

Monday, August 15, 6 p.m.

Register here: mitt-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqc-mgqDgjHtBmZbwIuHaUEMSp7fId1vCY

Monday, August 22, Noon

Register here: mitt-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYpdu-vrzMjEtabiGNrvE0iluFcbx1hfjvZ

Duration: 30 minutes

Applicable to international students only.

Find out what is included in your health insurance coverage, and how to file a claim. Did you know your coverage starts as soon as August 7?

For information about:

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 9 a.m.

Thursday, August 18, 2022 6 p.m.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 5 p.m.

Thursday, August 25, 2022 9 a.m.

Register here: mitt-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkc-2rpz0tHNJCw6GYv81RCzb-oHut2Xjz

Duration: 15 minutes

There are different platforms that students have access to and are required to use. Join us to learn about the different platforms and how to access them.

Tip: Locate your student e-mail username and password prior to this session. (You would have received this 48 hours after being admitted to MITT.)

Monday, August 15, 1 p.m.

Thursday, August 18, 9 a.m.

Monday, August 22, 5 p.m.

Wednesday, August 31, 10 a.m.

Monday, September 12, Noon

Register here: mitt-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEvfuiprDguHtSNKMYwcTlF5EtpcpDObTI

Duration: 20 minutes

MyLearning, also known as Brightspace, is the platform where you can access the online components of your course. This presentation explores how the platform works. This is the same platform you will use to complete your Work Skills Foundations course.

MyLearning link: mylearning.mitt.ca/ (Sign in with your student email)
For technical support, email MyLearning@mitt.ca, with your full name and MITT student ID.

Monday, August 15, 11 a.m.

Monday, August 15, 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 18, 11 a.m.

Monday, August 22, 5 p.m.

Wednesday, August 31, 12:15 p.m.

Monday, September 12, 4 p.m.

Register here: mitt-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctf-2orTkrEt1MjxujbjEN3fI0K4HfgWsL

Duration: 20 minutes

While studying online, there may be different barriers such as distractions, technology etc. You are not alone; many students encounter these barriers as well. Learn tips shared by your peers that they found helpful for studying online.

Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 12:15 p.m.

Thursday, September 1, 2022, 11 a.m.

Thrusday, September 14, 2022, Noon.

Register Here: mitt-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAudeygpjkjHtAamv4mWVYAtdXuxFKuqYSC

Duration: 15 minutes

While you are preparing to start your program, there are a few important things you can start working on to strengthen your resume. Career services will share how you can gain experience while in school and the importance of being thoughtful about your work and volunteer experiences.

Thursday, August 18, 2022, Noon

Tuesday, August 23, 2022, Noon

Thursday, September 1, 2022, 4 p.m.

Friday, September 16, 2022, Noon

Register Here: mitt-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpfuuvpzgsEtT18jUtpQghGCciNGWT2-J3

Duration: 15 minutes

At MITT, there are many supports available to you and a team who is always cheering you on. Learn about the following services: advising, accessibility, counseling, indigenous supports, and how to find us.

Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 4 p.m.

Thursday, August 25, 2022, Noon

Tuesday, August 30, 2022, Noon

Thursday, September 15, 2022, 3:30 p.m.

Register Here: mitt-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAld-GoqzkoH906so8otQQ6s_8XFGapBx5F

Duration: 15 minutes

A full-time program requires you to be in classes for almost eight hours a day. With work, school, family, hobbies, gaming, and friends, how do I make time for it all? There is a solution. Join us to learn how to manage your time.

Wednesday, August 17, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, August 24, 4 p.m.

Monday, August 29, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, September 14, 3:30 p.m.

Register Here: mitt-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpfuuoqTkrGtUbFGYw9IRLdg1Z8qzyRQtY

Duration: 30 minutes

Meet your peers virtually, bring questions that you may have, or simply enjoy a cup of coffee as you connect with others.

Friday, August 19, 1 p.m.

Friday, August 26, 1 p.m.

Thursday, September 1, 1 p.m.

Café Link: mitt-ca.zoom.us/j/87221055142?pwd=QVMwQ2V0NnRPdFhGRWZibzJveW10UT09.

Duration: 30 minutes

In-person campus tours of the Henlow, Fultz, and Pembina campuses will take place during the week of August 29. Take advantage of the opportunity to get familiar with your campus. To register, email StudentLife@mitt.ca with your program and your preferred tour time. This will assist us with managing the numbers present.

7 Fultz Campus – Report to the student entrance

Wednesday, August 31, Noon

Thursday, September 1, 9 a.m.

130 Henlow Campus – Report to the general office

Monday, August 29, Noon

Wednesday, August 31, 5 p.m.

1551 Pembina Campus – Report to the general office

Tuesday, August 30, 9 a.m.

Tuesday, August 30, 3:30 p.m.

Winter 2023 Orientation Schedule

Details to be announced.

Spring 2023 Orientation Schedule

Details to be announced.

Contact us today and we will be more than happy to help you with any questions or concerns you have.

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