Hello! Welcome to the Western community, and welcome to the Off-Campus family!
What is Off-Campus you ask? The Society of Off-Campus Students (SOCS) is a group of enthusiastic upper year students and you! OC is known on campus as One Big Family and we are excited for you to join us. If I could offer you some advice, I would say get involved, keep an open mind and show up ready to make new friends!
Orientation Week and Sophs
O-Week will feature campus-wide dances, academic events, coffeehouses, keynote speakers and so much more. There really is something for everyone, and your Off-Campus Sophs will be with you every step of the way! Each first year student is paired with an Orientation Leader (aka Soph) to assist with your transition into Western by providing you with academic and social support!
We can’t wait to meet you in person on Off-Campus Registration Day (Monday, September 3rd), look for the enthusiastic group of PURPLE and WHITE Sophs in the University Community Centre (UCC).
O-Week may be over, but the fun continues!
The Society of Off-Campus Students (SOCS) is committed to making you feel at home here at Western. We have a whole year of academic and social events planned for you! You can get involved by joining one of our Off-Campus flag football teams, helping us plan programming by applying to be on the Board of First Years (BOFY), joining in coffeehouses, or stopping by the Off-Campus Resource Centre, located on the second floor of the University Community Centre, room 270.
Your Off-Campus Sophs will remain in contact with you throughout the year. They are here to connect you to any resources and make sure that you don’t miss out on anything. Follow us on Facebook at our official 2018-19 page for the most up-to-date information on OC events!