Welcome Day 16.09.2022

The aim of this compusory EPFL Welcome Day is for all students to receive useful information concerning their new curriculum, while meeting with peers, teaching staff and having a chance to visit the campus.

Morning

The President of EPFL, Martin Vetterli, will open the ceremony, before leaving the floor to Kathryn Hess, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Outreach and Pierre Dillenbourg, Associate Vice President for Education for a presentation of our Federal Institute.

Members of the Association Générale des Etudiants de l’EPFL (AGEPoly) will also introduce you to student life on campus.

Welcome ceremony for CMS/Bachelors/Bachelors coming from CMS EPFL

Presentation: 8:30 to 9:50
By: EPFL Presidency
Place : Swiss Tech Convention Center
If you are not able to come on campus, you can join the ceremony via streaming

Welcome ceremony for new HES Gateways/Masters/Exchange

Presentation: 10:00 to 11:10
By:  EPFL Presidency
Place : Swiss Tech Convention Center
If you are not able to come on campus, you can join the ceremony via streaming

Other welcome events after the official ceremonies
  • The Coaching team welcomes all new CMS/Bachelors & Bachelors from CMS EPFL!
  • Section’s associations will welcome all new HES Gateways/Masters/Exchange students!

An opportunity to mingle with other students and discover the EPFL campus!

Afternoon

Section’s welcome sessions

Your section will welcome you on campus to provide you with all the useful information you need to start your curriculum:

If you are not able to come on campus, you can join your section’s welcome session through their page.

More information

Ger your 10.- CHF for your meal!

To welcome all students in CMS, Bachelor, Mobility, HES Gateways and MA, EPFL offers CHF 10.- for your lunch break !

This amount:

  • is charged directly on your camipro (student) card (it is not necessary to validate your card in a camipro Infoterminal)
  • is visible only at the cash registers (not visible on EPFL Campus application and MyCamipro website)
  • can be used in all eateries on campus that accept payment with camipro (self-services, restaurants, food trucks : Thai/Kebab/Lebanese/Indian specialities)
  • to be used from September 16 to October 15, 2022

Bon appétit !

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Accès

Find your way out (or in) the EPFL maze with the “EPFL Campus” app!

The use of public transportation is recommended for this event, as there are only a small number of available parking spaces. Consult the metro M1 and bus ( “EPFL” stop) timetables.  

Contact

Student services desk

EPFL AVP SAO SAE
BP 1229 (bâtiment BP)
Station 16
CH – 1015 Lausanne


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