Spring 2019 new student information

Orientation for students starting in spring 2019​​

  • The first day of classes is Monday, May 6 (unless otherwise specified in your schedule).
  • ProTip: Check your Lethbridge College email often!

Save the Date

We’ve got some incredible events coming up to welcome our new students, and their families. Please add the following dates to your Calendar.

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New Student Orientation (Spring Intake) Registration is now open!

New student information session: 9:30 – 11:45 a.m. May 3, 2019

This session will help you to be ready for your post-secondary experience. Advance registration is required.

Register now

Check-in begins at 9 a.m. and there will be an optional tour of campus services following the session.

May 24 - Family Fiesta!

This festive event is for parents and partners of new students starting in September. We’ll offer information from various Student Services departments on how you can best support your student. registration is required. You are invited to attend one of two available sessions, May 24 or September 1.

Advance Registration required. Details below.

September 3, 2019 – New Student Orientation (Fall Intake)

This is the semester kick-off for our new students starting in September. Attendance is expected, and advanced registration is required. We’ll be providing more information soon.

New Student Orientation sessions


New student information session for spring – May 3, 2019

May 3 2019 - New Student Orientation (Spring Intake): 9:30 -11:30 a.m., check-in is at 9 a.m.

This session will provide information to our new students starting in May. The registration link will be sent to your Lethbridge College email by March 11.

This session will help you to be ready for your post-secondary experience. Advance registration is required.

Register now

There will be an optional tour of campus services following the session.

Questions can be directed to: Studentexperience@lethbridgecollege.ca


International student welcome - May 2, 2019

As an international student, you are required to attend a special orientation and welcome on Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  For more information and to register please visit the Lethbridge College International Services pre-arrival checklist page found here.


Family Fiesta - May 24

Join us for a family fiesta, where you’ll enjoy residence tours, campus information and delicious food from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. on May 24. 


Coming from out of town?

Stay in residence for the full LC experience.

Book your private townhouse or suite by May 23.

Email res.life@lethbridgecollege.ca.

Can't make it to Family Fiesta?

Attend our family orientation on Sept. 1 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. This session will have the same great information as the Family Fiesta without the barbecue.

Registration coming soon.


Online learner orientation resource

Here are a few tips to help you prepare for your college experience as an online learner:

  • It’s very important to review the new student orientation resource created exclusively for online learners. This information is designed to help you prepare for your online learning experience and will take approximately 60 minutes to review. Review New Student Orientation for online learners here.
  • Once you have full access to Canvas, your Learning Management System, we encourage you to review additional resources in Your Digital Pitstop.
  • Get to know Lethbridge College’s campus and services with a tour, take a virtual tour at lethbridgecollege.ca/virtual-tour or review the services online


Indigenous learner services


We provide assistance to our First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) students – from prospective students to alumni – in achieving their career and personal goals. Through our Circle of Services, you can access:

  • information on programs, admissions, registration and study skills
  • assistance with Indigenous funding, awards and scholarships
  • personal, cultural, academic and career advising
  • social, educational, cultural and sporting events

Lethbridge College recognizes that it is located on traditional Blackfoot territory and it is important for our institution to honour the land and culture of the Blackfoot people.

For more information on Indigenous Services visit click here.


Program orientation information

Details coming soon.


Checking your college email for the first time?

Follow these steps:

  1. Go to myhorizon.lethbridgecollege.ca.
  2. Username: Enter your student ID (sXXXXXXX).
  3. Password: For your initial log in, use your birthdate followed by LC (YYMMDDLC). Note: DO NOT check the box that says “I want to change my password after logging on” as the change password screen will automatically appear. Checking off the box will disrupt the process and interfere with your login.



  1. Follow the steps on screen to change your password.
  2. Check out our social media accounts while you wait 20 to 30 minutes for the password to sync across platforms.
  3. Log back into myHorizon with your new password.
  4. Once back in myHorizon, click on My Office 365 Email on the right side of the screen.
  5. Username: Enter your LC email address.
  6. Password: Use your new myHorizon password.
  7. Click on the Outlook icon. You’re finally in!



The purpose of New Student Orientation is to:

  • Facilitate your successful transition into the college.
  • Prepare you to maintain or achieve a holistic life balance (academic, social, emotional and physical well-being).
  • Contribute to student retention.

New Student Orientation learning outcome statements:

  • Describe the difference between your previous life and educational experiences and the college experience.
  • Identify, differentiate, and locate the available services that support your holistic well-being.
  • Create connections with faculty, staff and peers to establish a sense of belonging with the college community.
  • Recognize the diversity of the college community to build awareness of global citizenship.

New Student Orientation videos

Student services and supports

Learn about all the services and supports available to students.

Top Tips for Student Success video

For more information, stop by our office located at TE 1220 or email studentexperience@lethbridgecollege.ca.