VIU Student Residences Orientation


Strom The Shore Orientation 

Dive into ResLife !

We invite you to kick off your year as a member of the ResTide by joining us as we ‘Storm the Shore’ in our five-day Residence Orientation program! This is a great time to get used to campus, get your books and even find your first class. Your Residence Orientation experience starts by moving into residence on September, 2nd, 2020. 

Students at Orientation Dinner

After moving into your new home, you will be treated to events that include an opening keynote address by Blake Fly, a traditional Salmon BBQ, interest sessions, daily breakfast and dinner, how to adult sessions, a trip to Wildplay Element Parks and much, much more. At the conclusion of the 5 day program you will feel connected to your new community and will have made many friends along the way! The Residence Orientation program is an alcohol free program.

The total cost of the program is $250 and includes swag, daily breakfast and dinner, and entrance into all activities. During the application process you will be able to sign up for “Storm the Shore” as one of your extra services.

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Additional days are available at a rate of $30/night between August 28th - September 2nd, 2020. No early move in available before August 28th.

Looking forward to welcoming you to the ResTide Community!

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