Are you starting school at York University this September? If so, then you’re definitely going to want to attend Orientation. This is your chance to learn about the campus, discover all the resources available to you, and most importantly, meet new people, network, and get engaged in campus life.


Orientation is for everyone:

Academic Orientation, hosted by your program, is mandatory.

Making Connections Day – if you are in YU START attendance is expected, registration is not required.

Social Orientation, hosted by your college, is optional but highly recommended.

Orientation for International Students

Orientation for Mature Students

Welcome Feast for Aboriginal Students

Orientation for Graduate Students

Orientation for Parents & Families


Why should you attend Orientation? Watch this video:

Read the Orientation Blog Series:

The Orientation Blog Series gives you the inside story on all things York and Orientation, as told by experienced student leaders who’ve been there. In addition, this blog series will introduce you to the team of students responsible for planning your Social Orientation week.