LEAP Orientation

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?

LEAP is for you!

Led by upper year students, you will meet other students, gain valuable skills, get to know the Niagara community, and connect with on-campus services that will support your success at Brock, all in a (virtual) small group setting.

And LEAP isn’t just for new studentsLEAP UP provides upper year students a chance to connect too!

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EXPERIENCE. CONNECTION.

With LEAP – it is all about connection – connect with other students, student leaders, and campus supports and services!

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EXPERIENCE. SUPPORT.

LEAP is led by experienced upper year students and professional staff  who can connect you to services and resources and answer your questions related to life at Brock.

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EXPERIENCE. SUCCESS.

Participate in skill development workshops, get to know the Niagara community, and connect with on-campus services that will support your success at Brock.

LEAP and LEAP UP are virtual experiences and will take place online via Microsoft Teams.

ABOUT LEAP & LEAP UP

LEAP and LEAP UP are both a small group virtual orientation experiences (limited to 20 students per date) for incoming Brock students.

LEAP is for 1st year students.

LEAP UP is for upper year, returning Brock students.

LEAP is a new student orientation program designed for new 1st year Brock students.

LEAP UP is for upper year, returning Brock students. It provides a similar LEAP experience but with more targeted experiences for those already familiar with Brock.

With LEAP – it is all about connection – connect with other students, student leaders, and campus supports and services!

In our virtual small group format, you will get to know your fellow students, make meaningful connections, and build friendships that will last a lifetime. LEAP is a fantastic opportunity to get to know new people while doing fun team building activities.

At LEAP you will be connected to resources, services, and supports on campus. Hear from Student Life and Success, Student Wellness and Accessibility Services, Career Education and many more!

Both LEAP and LEAP UP will be a fully virtual experience conducted via Microsoft Teams.

LEAP or LEAP UP will cost $25 CAD.

Spots are limited in each session – 20 spots per date and will be closed upon selling out!

If payment for LEAP presents a barrier for registration, please reach out to leap@brocku.ca with your concerns and contact information.

The $25 program fee provides you access to this small-group orientation program, led by experienced upper year students and professional staff.

AND upon completion of the LEAP or LEAP UP Program, students will receive a FREE voucher for one level of Foundations In Leadership ($50 value!) Foundations in Leadership, is our unique four-level leadership professional development series designed to give you increased self-awareness and provide you with the skills you need to be an effective leader.

Registrations are eligible for a refund 7 days prior to the start of their registered session.

*Registrants must send an email to leap@brocku.ca to cancel their booking by the following dates.

  • Thursday, July 22, 2021 Session – deadline to receive a refund is Thursday, July 15
  • Saturday, August 7, 2021 Session – deadline to receive a refund is Saturday, July 31
  • Saturday, July 24, 2021 Session – deadline to receive a refund is Saturday, July 17
  • Thursday, August 5, 2021 Session – deadline to receive a refund is Thursday, July 29.

Please note that cancellations after the above dates as listed will not receive a refund.

DATES & REGISTRATION

Registration is open now! Register for LEAP or LEAP UP today for $25 CAD and book your spot in the program.

Act fast – each date holds a capacity of 20 spots and will be closed upon selling out!

Please note that LEAP and LEAP UP are both fully virtual experiences and will take place online via Microsoft Teams.

LEAP

  1. Thursday, July 22, 2021 from 4:00-8:30pm
  2. Saturday, August 7, 2021 from 1:00-5:30pm
  3. Thursday, August 12, 2021 from 1:00-5:30pm
  4. Saturday, August 21, 2021 from 1:00-5:30pm
  5. Wednesday, August 25, 2021 from 4:00-8:30pm

LEAP UP

  1. Saturday, July 24th, 2021 from 1:00-5:30pm
  2. Thursday, August 5th, 2021 from 4:00-8:30pm
  3. Tuesday, August 31, 2021 from 1:00-5:30pm

*LEAP UP is only for returning, upper year Brock students.

Upon completion of the LEAP or LEAP UP Program, students will receive a FREE voucher for one level of Foundations In Leadership ($50 value!) Foundations in Leadership, is our unique four-level leadership professional development series designed to give you increased self-awareness and provide you with the skills you need to be an effective leader.

*If payment for LEAP presents a barrier for registration, please reach out to leap@brocku.ca with your concerns and contact information.

What past participants had to say

“LEAP was a fantastic chance to learn and observe the university ways. It is a great way to meet new friends and gain confidence.” – A.H

“Receiving info on services and life at Brock was highly beneficial.” – K.L

“I made a lot of good friends I think I’ll carry on to September and I learned a lot about Brock, plus I feel I learned a bit about myself.” – Anon.

HAVE QUESTIONS?

At all times, we are here to help!

leap@brocku.ca