Strong Start: New Student Orientation

Strong Start provides new students with the opportunity to explore campus, learn about services, and meet other students. This program is designed to help you have a successful and memorable first experience at Douglas College. Orientation registration information will be sent to your email address on file. Please update your contact info through myAccount.

Strong Start Here: Welcome to Douglas College

Welcome to Douglas College! Please register for our all new online orientation in Blackboard for everything you need to know about being a new student. 

Strong Start Here: Welcome to Douglas College is a self-paced, self-enrolled course that lives right in your Blackboard. Learn all about Douglas College and how to be a successful student. This course will be available starting August 17 for all students. To enroll into the course.

  • Log on to Blackboard with your College Network Access credentials (9-digit student number and your password). For more information about your CNA credentials, please visit the IT Services - Logins & Passwords page. 
  • Click on "My Online Course", then click on "Strong Start Here: Welcome to Douglas College" to enter. 
  • Once you have entered the course, you will click on the "+Enroll" button in the left navigation menu. 
  • Click "Submit" and "OK" to complete your enrolment and un-veil your orientaiton! 

View our step-by-step video for more information on self-enrolment. 


Additional Information

New international students must also attend:

New Student Success Workshop

This workshop is mandatory for all new international students.

Also check out our New Student Handbook for lots of useful information.