Your Students’ Council and Western University work together to oversee Orientation Week at Western! The “Orientation Pass Fee” included on your fee bill is your ticket to all the O-Week activities. These activities include access to concerts, games and other events on campus, and are made possible in part through this fee.
If you are a first-year / new-to-Western student, and do not wish to participate in Orientation Week, you can choose to opt-out of the fee.
  • Brescia Students are able to opt-out between July 2nd and August 31st by completing an online form. Check back here for details.
  • All other students my opt-out from July 2nd to August 15th through the  Student Central web portal. The O-Pass opt-out option will close at 11:59pm on August 15th.
For information about Orientation Week, including the schedule of events, please visit the O-Week site at


Orientation Week