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
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
Montreal 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or message our Facebook page, McGill Engineering Frosh.
Previous Frosh Themes
|2022||The Legend of Frosh|
|2021||Operation Frosh: The Ultimate Heist|
|2020||Frosh of the Skies|
|2017||The Frosh and the Furious|
|2016||One Frosh to Rule Them All|
|2015||The Frosh Awakens|
|2013||Frosh of Thrones|
|2006||Animation Domination O-Week|
|2003||O-Week of the Gods|
|2000||Double O-Week (James Bond)|
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 2022 Frosh coordinators are listed in the table below.
|VP Internal||Efe Grant-Oyeye|
|Day Events||Sarita Campbell|
|Interfaculty Committee (IFC)||Zaina Khan|
|Night Events||Elif Kürkçü|
|Inclusivity & Sustainability||Katia Hwang|
|Leaders & Staff||Elia Nissan|
|Montreal Crawl||Antoine Voyer|
|VP Internal||Yassaman Bassiri|
|Day Events||Juliana Ferraro|
|Night Events & Interfaculty Committee (IFC)||Zaina Khan|
|Tech & Involvement||Sepehr Moalemi|
|Inclusivity & Sustainability||Anushri Pundit|
|Leaders & Staff||Tatiana El Khoury|
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 (sometimes Thursday) nights
Sponsorship - Brings in that $$$. Typically hired before other coordinators
Montreal Crawl - Plans a fun crawl across Montreal that hits several classic food and drink locations
Inclusivity & Sustainability - Assures a 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
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