Click on your Program below to confirm your attendance for AC Start. Please ensure you have selected the correct Program under the correct School (this information can be found on the Algonquin College website.) Can’t make your designated AC Start date? Register for the General Session on Monday, August 21). Please note, students with the Centre for Continuing and Online Learning do not need to attend AC Start. Online students will receive information about Orientation later this summer.

For information about AC Start and why it’s important to attend, click here.


The list below features each School, followed by every Program that falls within it. Click on your Program to confirm your attendance at AC Start.

Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence

Architectural Technician/Technology
Architectural Technician – Weekend
Bachelor of Building Science
Building Construction Technician
Building Information Modeling – Lifecycle Management
Cabinetmaking and Furniture Technician
Construction Engineering Technician – Weekend
Construction Engineering Technician/Civil Engineering Technology
Electrical Engineering Technician/Technology
Green Architecture
Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician
Powerline Technician
Welding and Fabrication Techniques


General Arts and Sciences

GAS – Aboriginal Studies
GAS – Community Studies
GAS – Design Studies
GAS – Environmental Studies
GAS – Introduction to Fine Art
GAS – Introduction to Music Industry Arts
GAS – Justice Studies
GAS – Media and Communication Studies
GAS – Pre-Animation and Illustration
GAS – Pre-Business Studies
GAS – Pre-Health Sciences
GAS – Pre-Health Sciences Pathways to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees
GAS – Pre-Technology
GAS – Pre-Trades


Language Institute

English for Academic Purposes (Canadian)
Teachers of English as a Second/Foreign Language


Police and Public Safety Institute

Advanced Care Paramedic
Community and Justice Services
Police Foundations
Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training


School of Advanced Technology

Aircraft Maintenance Technician
Aviation Management – General Arts and Science
Biotechnology Advanced
Business Intelligence System Infrastructure
Computer Engineering Technology – Computing Science
Computer Programmer
Computer Systems Technician/Technology
Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician – Robotics
Energy Management
Environmental Management and Assessment
Geographic Information Systems
Internet Applications and Web Development
Manufacturing Engineering Technician
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Motive Power Technician
Regulatory Affairs – Sciences
Technical Writer
Water and Wastewater Technician


School of Business

Bachelor of Commerce (e-Supply Chain Management)
Bookkeeping and Accounting Practices
Business – Accounting
Business – Management and Entrepreneurship
Business – Marketing
Business Administration (Core)
Entrepreneurship Acceleration
Human Resources Management
International Business Management
Law Clerk
Law Clerk – Intensive
Marketing Research and Business Intelligence
Office Administration – General
Project Management
Sport Business Management


School of Health and Community Studies

Applied Museum Studies
Bachelor of Early Learning and Community Development
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Child and Youth Care
Clinically Intensive Orientation to Nursing in Ontario
Dental Assisting – Levels I & II
Dental Hygiene
Developmental Services Worker
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Digital Health
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education – Intensive
Fitness and Health Promotion
Library and Information Technician
Massage Therapy
Massage Therapy – Intensive
Medical Device Reprocessing
Medical Radiation Technology
Occupational Therapist Assistant/Physiotherapy Assistant
Orientation to Nursing in Ontario for Nurses
Orientation to Nursing in Ontario for Practical Nurses
Personal Support Worker
Practical Nursing
Practical Nursing – Foreign Trained Nurse
Recreation and Leisure Services
Respiratory Therapy
Social Service Worker
Social Service Worker – Intensive
Veterinary Assistant
Veterinary Technician


School of Hospitality and Tourism

Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Baking and Pastry Arts
Baking and Pastry Arts Management
Culinary Management
Culinary Skills – Chef Training
Event Management
Food and Nutrition Management
Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management
Retirement Communities Management
Tourism – Travel Services


School of Media and Design

Advertising and Marketing Communications Management
Bachelor of Interior Design
Bachelor of Interior Design – Bridging
Brand Management
Broadcasting – Radio
Broadcasting – Television
Game Development
Graphic Design
Horticultural Industries
Illustration and Concept Art
Interactive Media Design
Interactive Media Management
Interior Decorating
Kitchen and Bath Design
Mobile Application Design and Development
Music Industry Arts
Performing Arts
Professional Writing
Public Relations


Remember to confirm your attendance for AC Day 1, which takes place Tuesday, September 5 (registration will open July 24, 2017).