International Students

Welcome to York University. Welcome to Toronto. Welcome to Canada! We have a very diverse community on campus and look forward to helping you navigate your first year at York U. International Student Orientation is intended for undergraduate students who are attending York on a visa (temporary residents), those who hold a valid study permit, and short term exchange students. This session will focus on resources available to international students at York University, including employment opportunities, programs, workshops, etc. All international undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to attend.

For more information, please contact York International.

International Undergraduate Students

Academic Orientation

Academic orientation is mandatory for all new students and is run by the student’s designated college. Your college is determined by your program. To learn more and register for your academic orientation, choose your college below.

Bethune

Welcome to Norman Bethune College!
Affiliated Programs...

    • Faculty of Science
Can't find your program? Visit the online College Finder here.

Calumet

Welcome to Calumet College!
Affiliated Programs...

    • Health
      • Psychology
      • Global Health
      • Health Informatics
      • Health Management
      • Health Policy
      • Health Studies
    • Schulich School of Business
Can't find your program? Visit the online College Finder here.

Founders

Welcome to Founders College!
Affiliated Programs...

  • Environmental Studies
  • Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
    • African Studies
    • Anthropology
    • Canadian Studies
    • Communication Studies
    • Creative Writing
    • East Asian Studies
    • English
    • English and Professional Writing
    • European Studies
    • French Studies
    • Gender and Women's Studies
    • Geography
    • Geography and Urban Studies
    • German Studies
    • Health and Society
    • History
    • Human Rights & Equity Studies
    • International Development Studies
    • Italian Studies
    • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
    • Linguistics
    • Multicultural and Indigenous Studies
    • Portugese & Luso-Brazilian Studies
    • Professional Writing
    • Sexuality Studies
    • Social Work
    • South Asian Studies
    • Spanish
    • Urban Studies
  • Can't find your program? Visit the online College Finder here.

Glendon

Welcome to/ Bienvenue à Glendon College!
Affiliated Programs...

  • All students studying at the Glendon campus | Tous les étudiants qui étudient au campus de Glendon

L'information est disponible en français ici.

Lassonde

Welcome to Lassonde School of Engineering!
Affiliated Programs...

      • Civil Engineering (BEng)
      • Computer Engineering (BEng)
      • Computer Science (BA & BSc)
      • Computer Security (BA & BSc)
      • Digital Media (BA)
      • Earth & Atmospheric Science (BSc)
      • Geomatics Engineering (BEng)
      • Mechanical Engineering (BEng)
      • Space Engineering (BEng)
      • Undecided Engineering (BEng)
Can't find your program? Visit the online College Finder here.

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*The residence affiliated with the Lassonde School of Engineering is the Norman Bethune undergraduate residence.

McLaughlin

Welcome to McLaughlin College!
Affiliated Programs...

    • Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
      • Criminology
      • Global Political Studies
      • Law & Society
      • Political Science
      • Public Administration
      • Social Science
      • Sociology
      • Work and Labour Studies
Can't find your program? Visit the online College Finder here.

New

Welcome to New College!
Affiliated Programs...

    • Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
      • Administrative Studies
      • Disaster and Emergency Management
      • Human Resources Management
      • Information Technology
Can't find your program? Visit the online College Finder here.

Stong

Welcome to Stong College!
Affiliated Programs...

    • Health
      • Kinesiology & Health Science
      • Nursing
Can't find your program? Visit the online College Finder here.

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Vanier

Welcome to Vanier College!
Affiliated Programs...

    • Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
      • Business & Society
      • Business & Economics
      • Children’s Studies
      • Classical Studies & Classics
      • Cognitive Science
      • Culture and Expression
      • Economics
      • Financial & Business Economics
      • Hellenic Studies
      • Humanities
      • Individualized Studies
      • Jewish Studies
      • Philosophy
      • Religious Studies
      • Undecided LAPS Majors
Can't find your program? Visit the online College Finder here.

Winters

Welcome to Winters College!
Affiliated Programs...

    • AMPD
    • Faculty of Education
      • Educational Studies
Can't find your program? Visit the online College Finder here.

 

Other Orientations

In addition to standard academic and social orientations, there are additional orientation activities developed for graduate, mature, residence, Aboriginal and LGBT students and more.

Preparing to Arrive

York International has prepared a list of information and procedures that you should make sure to review before arriving in Canada. Review the list to make sure you’re prepared: New International Students

If you will be living in one of our Undergraduate Residences please read: Move-In Information 2016.

Exploring Toronto

Toronto is one of the most diverse cities in the world, often called the “world within a city.” Check out these websites for more about the city and everything that goes on here in TO: