May - June 2019
USask campus 

U-Start is offered in Saskatoon on select Saturdays in the spring as a pre-orientation to help students prepare for university. Students will attend a session with their college, learn about key student services and more.

U-Start sessions will also be offered in an alternative format in select locations throughout Saskatchewan, other cities in Western Canada and online. 

Graduation Powwow

 May 29, 2019
9:30 am to 4 pm
USask campus

The U of S, situated on Treaty 6 territory and the homeland of the Métis, has hosted a powwow on its Saskatoon campus for almost 30 years. Since 2009, the Powwow has been held in the spring to celebrate the academic achievements of graduating First Nations, Métis and Inuit students from the U of S and Saskatchewan high schools.

Everyone is welcome!

Thousands of children from kindergarten to Grade 12 attend our annual Graduation Powwow. Attendees have the opportunity to:

  • celebrate and honour Aboriginal graduates from Saskatchewan,
  • listen to traditional First Nations drumming and singing,
  • watch a variety of traditional First Nations dance styles and dress, and
  • participate in educational children's workshops held in tipis and a Métis Red River cart



September 3, 2019
8 am to 3 pm
USask campus

Orientation is an event for new students in the Colleges of Agriculture and Bioresources, Arts and Science, Education, Engineering, Kinesiology, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Edwards School of Business and St. Thomas More.

Make friends, get familiar with campus, find your classrooms, learn about your college and have a chance to win great prizes.

Open House

Open house

TBD September 2019
9:30 am to 3:30 pm
USask campus

Open House is your chance to experience life as a University of Saskatchewan student! Prospective students, counsellors and parents are invited to attend.

  • Explore our campus and facilities
  • Take part in hands-on activities
  • Meet university staff and faculty
  • Speak with current students about the uSask experience

Indigenous Spend-a-Day

Indigenous Spend-a-Day

 TBD 2019
8:45 am to 3:00 pm
USask campus

Indigenous Spend-a-Day is a one-day event held at the main uSask campus for Grade 10, 11 and 12 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students.

Through interactive sessions, an Indigenous uSask student panel and an information fair, students will learn about the program opportunities that have made uSask the choice of more than 3,100 current self-declared Indigenous students.