More activities and details will be added in the lead up to AC Day 1. Check back often!

AC Day 1 will be jam-packed with learning and social opportunities! Check out the list below to discover the entertainment and activities that will be taking place when you start school on Monday, September 8. Click on the activity name to get the full description (some activity descriptions will be coming soon). A site map of the AC Day 1 activities will be posted here soon, as well as available in hardcopy at AC Day 1. Confirm your attendance for AC Day 1.

Keep an eye out for special Pop-up Stations at AC Day 1! Follow Algonquin College on Twitter (@algonquincolleg) to see what’s popping up next, and use the #ACDay1 hashtag to tell us about your AC Day 1 experience. 

Be Informed!

Activity  Time  Location 
Coat and Bag Check 7:30am-4:30pm 1st Floor, Student Commons/E Building
Student Tech Support Stations 7:30am-6:00pm Green Wall (1st Floor, ACCE/CA Building), C Main Lobby, and E206b
Registrar’s Office/Financial Aid and Student Awards 8:00am-4:00pm Registrar’s Office (C15O), AC Hub (2nd Floor, Student Commons), AC Hub Satellite Desk (2nd Floor, ACCE/CA Building)
AC Card and U-Pass 8:00am-4:00pm Marketplace Food Court (D Building)
eTexts Support 8:00am-5:00pm Connections – The Campus Store/H110
Health Promo 10:00am-6:00pm Various locations around campus
Umbrella Project/Project Lighthouse 10:00am-6:00pm Lobby, Student Commons/E Building
AC Tours: Your Pathway to Success 11:00am-1:00pm Lobby, Student Commons/E Building

Be Involved!

Activity  Time  Location 
Refreshments at the Students’ Association Office 8:30am-12:00pm Room E114 (Student Commons/E Building)
Fitness Zone Tours Begins at 10:00am Algonquin Fitness Zone (Room A125 in A Building)
Games in the SA Clubs and Communities Space 10:00am-4:00pm Room E209 (Student Commons/E Building)
Tipi 10:00am-4:00pm Lawn (A Building)
Chill Zone 10:00am-6:00pm Lawn (A Building)
Yoga 11:00am-12:00pm and 3:00pm-4:00pm Lawn (A Building)
Games in the Observatory 11:00am-10:00pm The Observatory (Room A170 in A Building)
N.U.T.S Obstacle Races 11:00am-3:00pm Gymnasium (Room A121 in A Building)
SA Food Cupboard 11:00am-3:00pm Room A140h (A Building)
SA Pride Centre 11:00am-4:00pm B102 (B Building)
Mixed Martial Arts Demos 12:00pm-1:00pm SA Impact Zone (Room A117 in A Building)
Aerobics Demos 12:00pm-1:00pm Gymnasium (Room A121 in A Building)
AC 50 Photo Booth 12:00pm-2:00pm 1st Floor, ACCE/CA Building
Bubble Soccer and Archery Tag 12:00pm-3:00pm SA Sports Facility (Z Building)
F Building Open House 12:00pm-4:00pm F Building
AC 50 Ball Pit 2:00pm-4:00pm Outside ACCE/CA Building

Be Entertained!

Activity  Time  Location 
Hot 89.9 7:30am-6:00pm 1st Floor Lobby, Student Commons/E Building and Outside ACCE/CA Building
Indigenous Singer 8:00am, 12:00pm, 4:00pm (10 minutes) 1st Floor Lobby, Student Commons/E Building
Live Music 11:00am-1:00pm Outside ACCE/CA Building)
Balloon Artist: Brad the Balloon Guy 12:00pm-2:00pm Courtyard (N & T Building)
Live Music 1:00pm-3:00pm B Rotunda (1st Floor, B Building)
Live Music 2:00pm-4:00pm Outside ACCE/CA Building
Free Outdoor Concert 6:30pm Lawn (Student Commons/E Building)


Programming and locations are subject to change. All activities are on a first-come, first-served basis.