New International Student Orientation

Fall 2021 International Orientation

As the university transitions to in-person classes, our orientation delivery will be both online and in-person. The in-person orientation will be hosted in 2 days with the same content/format. You can choose to attend either on August 30 or September 3.  

  1. Campur tour
  2. Getting to know the different MSVU Student Services
  3. Obtaining your MSVU Student ID and U-pass (bus pass)
  4. Meeting and socializing wiith other international students

Special events: open to everyone, even if you attended the August 30 orientation.

  • September 3 at 4:00pm: MSVU President’s welcome reception for all new international students
  • September 4 at 12noon: Beach day

Register HERE for the in-person international orientation.


View list of upcoming webinars and some videos that will help you transition into your new academic and living environment.


We are also hosting a series of online webinars/meetings to answer all of your questions. Information on our online webinars from July to August 2021 will be emailed to you one week prior to the scheduled webinar. You must register using your MSVU username and password.

TIP: if you don’t know your MSVU email address, username or password, please email helpdesk@msvu.ca. Include your full name, MSVU ID, and your date of birth in your email so that they can confirm your identification.

Furthermore, the Mount developed a series of support services that will help in your transition into becoming a  well-preapred Mount student. 

  • Mount 101
  • Your virtual MSVU
  • Mount Peer Mentors
  • First-year Personal Advisor. Your Personal Advisor will contact you directly by email to introduce themselves.

You will receive an email about this so make sure to check your MSVU email inbox and junk/spam folders. If you have not received an email about this, please email international@msvu.ca.

Register for Courses Online

For undergraduate students, our Centre for Academic Advising and Student Success will help you register for your classes. Please email them at advising@msvu.ca and make sure to include your full name, MSVU student number, and program of study.

For graduate students, please contact your Program Advisor directly. Contact information of your Program Advisor can be found on your Graduate Data Form. Your Data Form would have been emailed to you along with your MSVU Letter of Acceptance. Alternatively, you can email the Administrative Assistant of your faculty/academic department. You can find their contact information on the Mount’s Contact Us page.

For incoming exchange students, you must receive approval for all the courses you will be taking at the Mount. Please contact our International Partnerships Coordinator, Mr. Mahx Mason by emailing global@msvu.ca.

Register for On-Campus Residence