• Mon, September 02, 2019 - Sun, September 08, 2019
  • All day event
  • King's University College, London Ontario
  • Free
  • Victoria Almeida

Come on out to experience one of the best weeks of your life! O-Week is filled with concerts, free food, meeting new people, movie nights, games nights, student self care, academic information sessions with professors, petting zoos, and much much more!

Orientation Week Schedule

Monday, September 2nd 
  • Move in day – Residence students will move into their dorm rooms! 
  • Welcome BBQFREE BBQ lunch for incoming students, parents, and Sophs! Come enjoy and recharge for a day packed with activities 
  • Parent Info Session 
  • Rez Floor Meetings – Come out to meet your floormates, Residence Advisors, and Floor Sophs 
  • Rez/Off-Campus Info Sessions – Learn all about being a residence student or an Off-Campus student! 
  • Tours/Tie-Dye/Trivia – a great way to tour King’s with special King’s trivia to help teach incoming students about our resources, with a stop for dinner and a stop to tie-dye your incoming student shirts! 
  • King’s Opening Ceremonies – come to the Kenny Theatre for a welcome to King’s! The Head Soph Team, various King’s faculty, and Western Cheerleaders will be presenting! 
  • Western Football Game – come to TD Stadium to cheer on the Western Mustangs at their first home game of the season! 
  • King’s Dance – King’s will be hosting a dance for incoming students to socialize and dance their hearts out on their first night of OWeek! 
  • Games Night – Come play bingo, video games, board games with your fellow incoming students and Sophs! 
Tuesday, September 3rd 
  • King’s Cheer Off – getting the incoming students warmed up for a day of cheering! Come out to learn all of the classic King’s cheers 
  • Can I Kiss You? – An interactive and informative presentation about consent! 
  • Love @ King’s – An event that highlights some of the personal struggles people deal with while in university. Come out to share the love with all of the amazing guest speakers that will be presenting 
  • Pizza DinnerFREE PIZZA!! 
  • Opening Cheers/Storming the Bridge – Lets rally and learn a fun dance that King’s will be presenting at Opening Ceremonies, then join the Sophs to storm into main campus! 
  • Opening Ceremonies – Come out to one of the most magical events of the week! Meet all other affiliates, facilities, and residence as we cheer and rally for a huge welcome into Western 
  • Neighbourhood Model – King’s is collabing with Elgin, Med-Syd, and Delaware residences for an amazing event! Come out to a Night Under the Stars and enjoy a polaroid party, caricature artist, live music, food, and much much more! 
  • Karaoke – come out to King’s to sing with your friends and Sophs!! 
Wednesday, September 4th (Academic Day) 
  • Breakfast/Deans Address – Come out for FREE breakfast and listen to the Dean and Associate Dean discuss academics at King’s! 
  • Mature/Transfer Student Orientation – If you are coming to King’s as a transfer or mature student you will definitely want to attend these information sessions! You will have catered information that will help you in your transition to King’s! 
  • Faculty Breakout Sessions – Learn all about programs that King’s offers by attending short presentations given by King’s professors! If you attend sessions, it will be placed on your co-curricular record! 
  • Lunch – FREE lunch! 
  • Sophs + Profs – Come out the Kenny Theatre to listen to this year’s Excellence in Teaching award winning professors as well as your Sophs to hear about their academic experiences throughout their university careers 
  • Resource Fair – King’s offers many resources to help you along your university career. Come out to the SLC to learn about clubs and academic resources that our campus offers! 
  • One Love – Come out to UC Hill to hear inspirational guest speakers discuss personal issues and how they have persevered through life! This presentation is very motivational and touching! 
  • B & C Variety Show – Swing by the SLC to watch a show that incorporates all types of talent! Sophs and incoming students will have an opportunity to sing, dance, laugh, participate in fun challenges, and MORE!! 
Thursday, September 5th (First Day of Classes) 
  • Petting Zoo – Come out and see some cute animals on your first day of classes!! 
  • Multicultural Fest – Enjoy snacks and various activities from around the world and learn about all of the countries that our King’s international students come from! 
  • Affilifest – Show your affiliate pride at this super fun event hosted by Huron, Brescia and King’s! We will be making our way to Brescia for some fun games, snacks, and HBK bonding! 
  • Movie Night – Join us in the SLC to watch a classic movie with some delicious Marble Slab Ice Cream!!! 
Friday, September 6th (Second Day of Classes) 
  • So You Think You Can Dance – Come on out to learn some sweet dance moves and take a dance class with your Sophs! 
  • Whose Line is it Anyway? – Participate in the King’s Players Theatre Company improv session! You are guaranteed to have a lot of laughs!! 
  • Closing Cheers – Lets rally and learn a fun dance that King’s will be presenting at Closing Ceremonies 
  • Closing Ceremonies – Come out to this fun event on UC Hill! We start to wrap up the week with all other affiliates, facilities, and residence as we cheer and rally for a huge celebration of your week at Western 
  • Concert – UC Hill will be hosting a concert with a surprise artist! 
  • Paint Night – Come to the SLC for a night of painting and games with your Sophs! 
Saturday, September 7th 
  • OServes Breakfast – FREE breakfast 
  • OServes – Come out with your Sophs and fellow students into the London community so that we can give back! Western’s Charity Soph team organizes various events throughout London so that we can support the community that we will be living in for the school year! 
  • Meditation – King’s will be bringing in a yoga instructor to lead a free class for students! Come and unwind with your Sophs! 
  • Cactus Makes Perfect – We will be providing succulents so that you can paint pots with your Sophs for a cute piece of room décor! 
  • Concert – UC Hill will be hosting a concert with a surprise artist! 
  • Wellness Night – Visit the SLC for a night of relaxation! We will have nail estheticians, massages, tea, and much more!! 
Sunday, September 8th
  • King’s Closing Ceremonies – The King’s Head Soph Team will be wrapping up the week with a fun slideshow presentation to reflect and look back on your first week at King’s! We will also have a Soph Name Reveal and you can find out your Sophs real name!