Year 2 Orientation: Back at Brock

We know your first year at Brock was unique and that a lot has changed. What remains, is that Brock is ready to support your experience and success as you return to campus this year. 

We listened to your feedback, Badgers, and created a series of unique orientation experiences just for you that begin this summer and will support you throughout the year. Whether you participated in orientation in your first year or not, Year 2 Orientation: Back at Brock will provide you with opportunities to create new friendships, be connected to academic and student support services, and to learn more about making the most of your time as a Badger.

If you are a returning student entering your second year or beyond, please consider joining us. You’re an important member of the Brock community and we can’t wait to welcome you this Fall!

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Hoping to make some new friends at Brock before September? Looking to make connections with student leaders and resources on campus?

Do you want to experience what Brock has to offer from the comfort of your own home with other upper year students?

Engagement Communities

Connect, receive personalized support, and have an exceptional experience in your second year with Engagement Communities.

Engagement Communities bring together second year students from similar academic programs and personal interests and are a place where you can make friends and get support from a Peer Mentor.

You haven’t missed your change to opt-in to this program, check your Brock email on August 10.



Smart Start

Looking for a refresher on all things Brock?  We welcome returning students to participate in Smart Start for information about finances, academic success, student engagement, Brock Card, and much more!  Additionally, you can interact with our team of current students via live-chat for one-on-one support.  Smart Start is free and available “on demand” until Fall Reading Week.


BU101 is brand new for summer 2021, offering six faculty-specific versions. Whether you explored BU101 last year or not, you’ll find many new resources to help you prepare for the academic year. BU101 is a free online asynchronous academic skills program hosted on Sakai to help you build your technology, scheduling, notetaking, and studying skills as well as faculty-specific skills such as science, math, statistics, and academic writing.

Year 2 Orientation

Loved your orientation experience in first year? Didn’t get to attend all the programs you wanted to? Need a refresh? Don’t worry!

Year 2 Orientation includes a series of virtual and in-person workshops, activities, and events to support you as you join Brock’s campus for this first time in-person this Fall! These events start at the end of August and are geared towards students who started at Brock in Spring/Summer/Fall 2020 and Winter 2021. However, all returning students are welcome to attend any workshops they believe will be helpful for them. REGISTER TODAY on ExperienceBU by clicking the events below.

There are no events scheduled at this time.

Campus Tours

If you are a current Brock student who has not been to campus, join us in late August for personalized tours to prepare for on-campus classes this fall. Stay tuned to for more information!

During the first two weeks of class, stop by an AskMe booth for an express tour of popular buildings on campus or for directional assistance when finding in-person classes and student services. Please note that Residence Tours will not be available after August 21.

Stay tuned to for more information!