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Engineering Orientation Week
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Orientation-week or O-week or more generally Frosh is an event for entering students filled with enjoyable activities, networking sessions to meet new students and Dank Memes.

What is Frosh?

Frosh (aka Orientation Week) is typically a 4 day long event filled with activities, parties, concerts, food and new friends! It is your introduction to Montreal, McGill and your new faculty which makes it an integral part of your first year of university. We know it can be intimidating at first, starting this big new chapter of your life, so we in the frosh community (coordinators, leaders and staff) are here to give you a warm welcome and ensure that you kick off your undergrad life in the best way possible

Frosh Events

At the end of August, day and night you’ll be busy making amazing memories as a result of the busy schedule of orientation week. Here’s a short recap of the types of events:

Day Events - Includes a park party, the Engineering Hard Hat Challenge, of course great times at OAP (Open Air Pub - McGill’s famous Engineering-run barbeque, music and BEvERage heaven) and much more!

Night Events - The coolest parties featuring amazing music music and amazing people, including our traditional Toga Party

Beach Day - A day long event that makes life long memories #beachdayeveryday

Pub Crawl - What other great way to get to know your new home? Nuff said For more info on the scheduling of our events, check out our schedule!

To request more information about accessibility, venues and everything else, contact your coords at oweek@mcgilleus.ca or message our Facebook page, McGill Engineering Frosh.

Frosh History

Previous Frosh Themes

Year Theme
2021 Operation Frosh: The Ultimate Heist
2020 Frosh of the Skies
2019 Frosh 3019
2018 Froshed Ashore
2017 The Frosh and the Furious
2016 One Frosh to Rule Them All
2015 The Frosh Awakens
2014 Frosher Heroes
2013 Frosh of Thrones
2012 RodeO-Week
2011 Hawaii Five-O-Week
2006 Animation Domination O-Week
2003 O-Week of the Gods
2002 Medieval O-Week
2001 Superhero O-Week
2000 Double O-Week (James Bond)
1999 Aussie O-Week

Frosh Committee

The Frosh Committee is a group of engineering students who come together to over a period of 5-6 months before orientation week to plan and run the week. The 2021 Hybrid Frosh coordinators are listed in the table below.

Frosh Committee

2021 Frosh Committee
Position: Coordinator:
VP Internal Yassaman Bassiri
Co-Chief Katie Younge
Co-Chief Kells Moore
Communications Efe Grant-Oyeye
Day Events Juliana Ferraro
Night Events & Interfaculty Committee (IFC) Zaina Khan
Sponsorship Ashley Bock
Tech & Involvement Sepehr Moalemi
Inclusivity & Sustainability Anushri Pundit
Leaders & Staff Tatiana El Khoury
Merchandise Sophie Jones-Glick

What Roles Exist on the Committee

Communications - In charge of social media, branding, videos, etc

Day Events - Organizes Hard Hat Challenge, Sunday event, Food Crawl

Night Events - Plans large-scale events on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday nights

Sponsorship - Brings in that $$$. Typically hired before other coordinators

Tech & Involvement - Manages Discord and sets up equipment for streaming. Finds ways to showcase different organizations within the EUS through videos and social media features

Inclusivity & Sustainability - Assures safe and accessible frosh for all

Leaders and O-Staff - Coordinates leader and staff interviews, forms groups and makes staff schedules, organizes socials throughout the Summer

Merch - Designs and orders all the merchandise for everyone doing frosh - froshies, leaders, staff and coords

IFC (Interfaculty committee) - Works with other faculties to organize Beach Day and transportation, as well as all-faculty concert night on Thursday night

Chiefs (2) - Usually coords from previous years. Don't really do much, to be honest. (This is a joke. They select the coords along with the internal, plan retreat, set up registration and keep everyone in line)

EUS VP internal - Big boss of everyone, deals with budget and makes all executive decisions.

What to Look Forward to in a typical Frosh (Frosh 2019 Events)

Scunt - This year's scunt (Aka scavenger hunt) will be taking place all throughout Frosh. Take it seriously - it will count for points

Bonus Points - Special theme-related bonus points will be given out throughout Frosh and tallied up on Sunday to hald your team gain points

2021 SCHEDULE COMING SOON!