Kick-off your semester!

Your Student Union is creating a variety of events to reach the interests of new and returning students. Kick-Off your year and branch out from your faculty; meet an artist, an engineer, entrepreneur, or aspiring journalist and create a lasting bond! Finish your two weeks in style with a live performance at the Corona Theater.

Welcome Coffee

Tuesday, Sept. 6th: Mackay / De Maisonneuve
Wednesday, Sept. 7th: Loyola Chapel
Thursday, Sept. 8th: MB Building
Friday, Sept. 9th: EV Building, FOFA Table
Monday, Sept. 12th: VA Building
Tuesday, Sept. 13th: Loyola Quad
Wednesday, Sept. 14th: Loyola Quad
Thursday, Sept. 15th: MB Building
Friday, Sept. 16th: Mackay / De Maisonneuve
Everyday, from 8am – 11:30am

The Concordia Student Union is here for your morning pick-me-up! Come grab a cup of coffee or tea in complimentary mug at one of our welcome coffees around the SGW and Loyola campuses, every day from 8:30-11AM.


If you have any questions, come speak to the CSU Orientation team at one of our Information Booths, in front of Le Gym and in the CJ Building.

Open Air Pub

Sept. 6th, 9th and 16th, 12pm – 4pm
– Hall Terrace

The Concordia Student Union invites you to grab something to drink and something to eat while chatting with your new friends over a variety of games on the Hall Terrace!


Kick-Off Loyola Concert

Tuesday Sept. 6th, 4:30pm – 8pm
— In front of the Loyola Chapel, If it rains: Inside the Loyola Chapel

Kick-off your 2016 Orientation by celebrating Loyola’s 100th birthday with an outdoor concert! Hop on the Loyola-bound shuttle and check out Dan San from Belgium as well as special guests Bats in the Belfry and Barren Acres while relaxing in the grass. If it rains the event will be inside the Loyola Chapel.


Clubs Street Fair

Wednesday Sept. 7th, 11am – 4pm
—  Mackay Street

Clubs are a great way to become involved in your community during your time at Concordia – join us at the Clubs Street Fair to learn how you can kick off your year with other people who share your interests!


OUMF Spectacle d’humour

Wednesday Sept. 7th, 8pm
— Théâtre St-Denis

Une nouveauté cette année: le CSU en partenariat avec le festival OUMF et l’AéESG, t’offre un spectacle de comedy 100% en français! Venez nous rejoindre au Théâtre St-Denis pour une soirée de rire et de réseautage avec des étudiants de l’AéESG. Le spectacle sera animé par Eddy King qui présentera les comédiens de la soirée: Didier Lambert, Jay Du Temple, Étienne Dano, Charles Deschamps, Mélanie Ghanimé et un invité surprise!


Community Street Fair

Thursday Sept. 8th, 11am – 4pm

— Mackay Street

Your community can’t wait to meet you! Make a personalized tote bag, explore ways you can get involved with the community around you, and learn about all the services on campus and how they can help succeed with your university career.


Hip Hop Show

Thursday Sept. 8th, 7pm – 10pm
— Reggies

CJLO’s resident artists, Strange Froots, and special guests will be performing in the newly formed Reggies Co-op Bar! For more info on how to sign up for a membership, come join us or visit



Friday Sept. 9th, 5pm – 11pm — Hall Terrace

EMAC will be creating an inspiring positively charged atmosphere featuring a variety of musical performances, visual installations, and multidisciplinary artworks by Concordia’s students, alumni, and the cultural community of Montréal. EMAC seeks to unite, celebrate, and inspire cultural energy across faculties within Concordia University as well as throughout the city of Montreal. Join us for an evening of diversity in music, technology, and art. For more information, check out our Facebook event


Bike Tour

Wednesday Sept. 14th, 10:30am
— SGW to LOY (meet in back of the Hall Building)

Biking is the most convenient and affordable mode of transportation in Montreal – there are so many paths that can get you from where you are to where you need to go. Join the CSU on a ride from the Hall building at the SGW campus to Loyola. If you are able to make the journey, a free meal will be awaiting you at the Loyola Quad.


Loyola Day

Wednesday Sept. 14th, 7pm – 11pm
— Loyola Quad

In a land far, far, far away, there is a place with rolling green fields, where people can run, leap and sleep. This oasis is Loyola, filled with old buildings and large trees. Join the Concordia Student Union on the Quad, play some games organized by the Stingers and grab some food or something to drink.


Open Mic

Wednesday Sept. 14th, 7pm – 11pm
— Loyola Hive Café

The Concordia Student Union loves to foster the creative talent of its community! Come to the Loyola Hive and show everyone your talents, whether it’s slam-poetry, playing an instrument or using your vocals! All those who perform will be entered into a raffle to win two tickets to our final concert. A sign-up sheet for performers will be available at the Community Street Fair and Loyola Day.


Wellness Day

Thursday Sept. 15th, 1pm – 4pm

Be it mental, physical, or social well being, your personal wellness is integral to succeed in your university career. The Concordia Student Union will be hosting a variety of workshops around the SGW campus, touching on three components of wellness.

Run Around Campus with The Concordia Running Club

10:30am – 12:30pm – Hall Building

Yoga hosted by Alisha Mascarenhas

11:45am – 12:30pm, 1pm – 1:45pm – TBD

Volleyball hosted by Le Gym

12pm – 1pm – New Grey Nun’s Beach Volleyball Court

Indi-visible: Bike Beading and Indigenous Peoples Networking Event hosted by the Indigenous Art Research Group

12:30 – 1:30pm – FoFA Sculpture Garden

Bystander Intervention Workshop hosted by the Sexual Assault Resource Center

2pm – 3pm – MB 3.130

Herbal Self Care Workshop hosted by Iman Khaliat, City Farm School Herbal Pharmacy Intern

5pm – 6:30pm – Downtown Greehouse


Dead Obies
Busty & the Bass

Friday Sept. 16th, 6pm – 11pm
— Corona Theatre

Tickets: $12 Pre-sale, $15 at the door.
Students must show their Concordia student ID card. Maximum 3 tickets per student.
Presale tickets will be available at the CSU offices (SGW H-711 10am-6pm, LOY CC-426 Mon-Thurs 12pm-5pm).


Organized in collaboration with Divest Concordia.

Community Cookout with Divest Concordia

Monday Sept. 12th, 11am – 3pm — Loyola Quad

Join us for an outdoor serving of the Hive Free Lunch, where you’ll get a delicious (and free!) vegan lunch, as well as an introduction to climate justice organizing here at Concordia! Come for the food, stay for the DIY activities, arts & crafts, screen-printing, divestment 101 workshops, and music!

Board Games & Trivia Night

Monday Sept. 12th, 5pm – 9pm — Loyola Hive Café,  SC-200

Climate change isn’t a game but the Concordia Foundation sure seems to think so. Don’t play with the future of our planet – play board games instead.


Outdoor Movie Screening

Monday Sept. 12th, 9pm – 11pm — Loyola Quad, If it rains: The Hive Café Solidarity CO-OP (SC-200)

Enjoy a movie night outside during the hottest year on record, with a special screening of “Disobedience: the Rise of the Global Fossil Fuel Resistance”, and other short films!


Art for Activism with Divest Concordia

Tuesday Sept. 13th, 2pm – 5pm —Community Art Nook (in front of H-725)

Art is at the heart of activism, come learn more about the divest movement, and have fun making patches, posters and banners to show your support!

Panel: Climate Justice Organizing

Tuesday Sept. 13th, 6:30pm – 9pm — SGW TBD

Resisting Climate Change: A Conversation With 
Vanessa Gray Anishnaabe kwe Land Defender
Crystal Lameman
Amanda Lickers Content Creator & Producer at Reclaim Turtle Island


Thanks to all our partners!