Undergrad Students

First year is just around the corner! Take part in all the orientation activities available to you and ensure a great start to your first year at York University. From academic and social orientation to other specialty orientations, there’s a way for everyone to get connected, join the campus community, and celebrate their school spirit.

York Orientation Day

During York Orientation Day you will meet new and senior students from your major program. Get to know peer mentors and professors. Explore the campus. Then, attend the official York's Welcome Ceremony!

Give yourself a great head start on the path to success by attending York Orientation Day. It's your first day and your best introduction to all things York!

Key details to remember:

WHAT & WHY:

  1. Participate in academic orientation activities with your academic program, Faculty and College — they’ll be expecting you.
  2. Meet other new students in your academic program before your first class.
  3. Talk to upper-year students; they are great resources for questions you may have about university life, academic or social.
  4. Enjoy dinner and attend a welcoming ceremony with the entire incoming class.

HOW:
You can sign-up (it's mandatory) and find your check-in locations here.

WHERE:
After you sign up, watch for an email in August with your specific check-in location.

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.