How is DeGroote Getting First-Year Students Ready for the Virtual Fall Term?

| September 9, 2020
Submitted by Olivia Stankovich for DeGroote School of Business


We surveyed our incoming cohort of first-year Commerce students to find out what they were anxious about for the new semester.

Click here to watch Jennifer McCleary, DeGroote’s Director of Student Experience, give a warm DeGroote welcome to both incoming students and their parents, and share her thoughts about:

  • The current climate and the upcoming virtual fall term
  • How this data we gathered is being used to develop new initiatives to help ease students into an exceptional first-year experience (inside and outside of the classroom!)
  • How our Associate Dean, Sue McCracken and faculty are ensuring that DeGroote’s curriculum learning experience is top notch
  • An overview of virtual Welcome Week and the technology used throughout the year
  • First-year Orientation (FYO)
  • Continuing support and resources

Questions? Visit the Undergraduate Commerce website. If your question isn’t answered there, Alexis, Nicole or Navraj at are happy to help.

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