Winter 2019 new student information

Orientation for students starting in winter 2019​​

  • The first day of classes is Monday, Jan. 7 (unless otherwise specified in your schedule).
  • ProTip: Check your Lethbridge College email often!
  • Lethbridge College closes for the holiday break on Dec. 24. The college will reopen on Jan. 2, 2019 at 8 a.m.

Orientation will take place in class, with the exception of the following programs:

  • General Studies (Psychology, Sociology, and English Majors) Register here.
  • English as a Second Language (E.S.L.)

Click here for appointment and live chat information.



New student updates

Students will receive timely information updates either by mail or to your Lethbridge College email. We want to help you stay informed about important next steps, as well as upcoming orientation events, to prepare for your new college experience. We will also post updates below, so be sure to check back here often.​



New Student Orientation sessions


Mature student information session – Jan. 4, 2019 - Register here

This optional session is for students who identify as mature learners and who may have been out of the school setting for a period of time. Advance registration is required.


Register here


International student welcome - Jan. 3, 2019 - Register here

As an international student, you are required to attend a special orientation and welcome on Thursday, January 3, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please check your Lethbridge College email to confirm your attendance.  If you are unable to attend this orientation you must contact the Manager of International Services, Catherine Wilde to make other arrangements. 


Register here


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 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.


Information for VIP's - Very important parents and partners

Coming soon.


Program orientation information

Plan to attend your classes outlined in your schedule. General Studies (Psychology, Sociology, and English Majors) and E.S.L. are the only programs that require advance registration for attendance.

If your program is not listed, you will receive information directly from your instructors. Be sure to check your Lethbridge College email for important information, and review the New Student Checklist to assist you in preparing for the semester.



Academic Upgrading

In Class

Administrative Office Professional

In class

Business Administration

In class

Child & Youth Care

In class

Computer Information Technology

In class


In class

Criminal Justice

In class

Culinary Careers

In class

Educational Assistant

In class

English as a Second Language

January 8, 10 a.m. Location: AN2750

General Studies

January 10, 11 am - Noon, EC Fredericks Theatre.

Register here.

General Studies – Physical Education Major

In Class

Health Care Aide

In class

Justice Studies

In class

Unit Clerk

In class

Wind Turbine

In class


Checking your college email for the first time?

Follow these steps:

  1. Go to
  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
Mature Student Information Workshop – WN18

This informative session provides information for students who identify as a mature learner to help them transition to their Lethbridge College Learning Environment.


For more information, stop by our office located at TE 1220 or email