To prepare you for your August 2023 Semester at CIC, please see the following list of important dates and information about our School Orientation and Registration.


Detailed Orientation Schedule will be Available Soon – Stay tuned!

Residence Check-in: August 5-8,2023

In-person Orientation: August 9-12, 2023

*Subject to change 

Below is a sample orientation schedule for your reference.

New students Parents

8:00am – 9:00am

Breakfast (Ainsliewood Cafeteria) Breakfast (Ainsliewood Cafeteria)
9:00am – 9:45am Welcome Assembly (Gym) Welcome Assembly (Gym)
10:00am-12:00pm Games and Tours Welcome Activity Westdale Tour, School Tour Parent Presentations (Gym)
12:00-12:30pm Open Q and A (Gym) Open Q and A (Gym)
12:30-1:30pm Lunch Lunch
1:45-2:30pm Safety Presentation (Gym) Safety Presentation (Gym)
2:15-4:00pm Student Life Presentations and Activities (Gym) Student Life Presentations and Activities (Gym)

August 10th Orientation – Day 2 (Pine Hall Residences) Students only

  • Intro to Family Groups  
  • Facilities Tour  
  • Family Style Brunch  
  • Hamilton City Tour including stops at Bayfront Park and Sam Lawerance Park  
  • Shopping trip (Walmart) 

August 11th Orientation – Day 3 (Ainsliewood Building) Students only

  • Frosh Week Activities  
    • Group Challenges 
    • Scavenger Hunt 
    • Minute-to-win-it Games 
    • Lots of Prizes! 
  • BBQ Dinner     

August 12th Orientation – Day 4 (Pickup from Residence) Students only


Learn more about placement assessments, including English, Math and Science.

Credit Recognition

Maximum equivalent credits based on your level of study.

Graduation Requirement

Ontario Secondary School Diploma requirements

Uniforms and ID Card

How to get your uniforms and ID card and what is the Uniform Policy?


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Last Updated: March 29, 2023