Incoming Students

Presentations

Faculty Welcome- evening of Sept 4, 2019

Time Management

Fall term break video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B9NDsy1dMgo

Important Official dates

Important dates for the term are posted on the Registrar's website.

Week 1

In Week 1 almost everything in First Year Engineering will run as scheduled. APSC 131 and 171 tutorials will not run in Week 1.

111 Tutorial locations (from 111 onQ site):

111 2019

Important Evening dates

Fall 2019

Wednesday Sept 4- 9:30-11:30AM- MANDATORY- APSC 100 Module 2 orientation Dunning Auditorium (if you are participating in Orientation week, you will attend this with your FREC group, if not, please attend on your own)

Wed Sept 4 7:30pm-9:30pm FEAS welcome Dunning Auditorium

Mon Sept 9- WHMIS training 7-9pm - Ellis AUD- Sections 07, 09, 17, 19, 800

Tues Sept 10- WHMIS training 7-9pm- Duncan Macarthur AUD (West Campus)- Sections 00,01,02,03,04,05,06,08,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,18

Thursday Sept 26- English Proficiency test - APSC 199

Tues Oct 1- APSC 171 midterm

Tues Oct 8- APSC 143 midterm

Wed Oct 9- 8:30-10:30am Thanksgiving reschedule- APSC 151 Section 305 (05) lab rescheduled from Mon Oct 14

Thurs Oct 10- Thanksgiving rescheduled courses will run this evening

Thurs Oct 10 2:30-5:30pm Thanksgiving reschedule- APSC 100 Module 2 lab for Section 06/16 moved from Mon Oct 14

Thurs Oct 10 5:30-7:30pm Thanksgiving reschedule APSC 143 lab for sections 06,07,07,16,17,18 moved from Mon Oct 14

Monday Oct 14- Thanksgiving- no classes

Tuesday Oct 15- APSC 131 midterm

Thursday Oct 17- APSC 111 midterm

Tuesday Oct 22- APSC 151 midterm

Thursday and Friday Oct 24-25 Fall term break- no classes

Tuesday Nov 5- APSC 143 exam

Thursday Nov 7 - APSC 171 midterm

Thursday Nov 14- APSC 111 midterm

Saturday Nov 16- online APSC 100 Module 2 test

December final exam dates are published around Thanksgiving

Winter 2020

Mon Feb 10- APSC 174 midterm

Wed Feb 12- APSC 132 midterm

Feb 17-21- Reading week- no classes- Section 900/rewrite exams for APSC 111,131,143, 151,171

Wednesday Feb 26- APSC 172 midterm

Mon March 23- APSC 174 midterm

April final exam dates are published around the February reading break.

Course Material 

Books- Textbook list will be posted in the summer- use the "Textbook search engine"- https://www.campusbookstore.com/welcome

OnQ- https://onq.queensu.ca/ -Math diagnostic quiz and computer diagnostic quiz in the summer- course information in September

Microsoft Office Learning Resources

The learning resources page also has useful Microsoft Office help for Word, Excel and Powerpoint. For the Excel/Word assignment, the help links for WORD may be very useful

Student Academic Success

Enhance your academic skills and habits – for free! Engineering and Applied Sciences require excellent problem-solving, time management, focus, and communication (both written and oral). Whether you battle procrastination every week or you wish to excel even more, Learning Strategies and the Writing Centre can help you learn to meet your academic goals.

Visit the Student Academic Success Services website) for online resources and workshop schedules (including “Midterm/Exam Prep: Studying for Math + Science Exams” and “Technical Writing: Clear and Concise Communications”). You’ll also find details on booking an individual consultation with a professional writing consultant or learning strategist. All our services are free for Queen’s students.

CLICKER INFORMATION

Learning Catalytics

Differences between ECEi and General stream

Click here

Installs

As a Queen's student, you can download the entire Office 365 ProPlus suite for FREE!  It includes current versions of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, OneNote, Skype for Business (Lync for Macs), and more.  Find out how to download the software so that you have the learning resources you need. Need help? Contact the Information Technology Support Centre! And remember: ITS will never ask for your NetID password! Excel Assignment will be due Sept 5.

For Module 2, you will need to use OneNote (NOT the APP), please follow the instructions carefully. (This does not apply to Apple users as OneNote won't work for you- you will need to use Word but it does not have all the functionality that OneNote does, you will still make it through, it is just a bit clunkier)

Instructions to Install OneNote: click here

Test file for OneNote (after you have installed): click here

Arduino IDE- must be installed by Sept. 5:

https://www.arduino.cc/en/Guide/HomePage

Matlab- needs to be downloaded and installed by Sept 5.

Matlab download guide

SOAR (Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources)

Slides from the information presentation in KINE 100

Excel Word Assignment (due Sept 5 at 9am)

https://my.engineering.queensu.ca/Current-Students/First-Year-Studies/excel-word-video-tutorial.html

First Year Course Infographic

Click here


updated Sept 6, 2019