Successful Transitions: Advocacy, Resources, and Training (START) is Centennial’s pre-orientation program for incoming students. It’s the best way for new students to begin their Centennial College journey.

START Smart features:

  • Interactive workshops to ease the transition to college and inform you about Centennial College services.
  • Holistic development opportunities, including recreation, stress management and relaxation workshops.
  • Tips for success, time management and leadership development
  • An upper year student panel Q&A session

Students participating in START Smart are better prepared, more comfortable, more knowledgeable and more engaged when they begin college, so don’t delay, START Smart!


For more information, visit

Lead Institute
Centennial College
Project Leads

Lynda O’Donovan

Smart Transitions Coordinator
Centennial College
416-289-5000 ext. 2219

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