WELCOME TO YORK U ORIENTATION!
York University offers a wide variety of Orientation programming for all new and incoming students. It is a great way to meet new people, discover campus resources, and learn all about your degree while providing you with a smooth transition into university.
Winter Orientation is for all new incoming students, including transfer and mature students, and international and exchange students.
Winter Orientation activities:
- International and Exchange Student Orientation - Sunday, January 5 or Thursday, January 9
- Campus Services Fair and Tour - Tuesday, January 7, 2020
- College Orientation - Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Campus Services Fair and Tour
The Campus Services Fair will take place in Vari Hall on Tuesday, January 7 from 1 - 3:30pm. Students will have a chance to connect directly with key campus partners who provide centralized services including:
- Athletics & Recreation
- Centre for Sexual Violence Response, Support & Education
- Community Safety
- Financial Services
- Health Education & Promotion
- Housing & Conference Services
- Learning Commons
- Learning Skills Services
- Student Counselling & Development
- The Writing Centre
- York Federation of Students
- York International
Additionally, guided tours will be available and departing from the RED Zone kiosk at the centre of Vari Hall. There is no need to book ahead for a tour, just be at the Vari Hall kiosk for one of the following start times:
College Orientation and Registration
Students will receive an email inviting them to RSVP for Winter Orientation via their College. A student's College is like their home away from home and serves to provide students with academic and social support throughout their time at York. Students who are unsure what College they are affiliated with can use our College Finder tool.
WINTER ORIENTATION CHECK-IN LOCATION BY COLLEGE AFFILIATION:
|College Affiliation||Date||Time||Location||Details and Registration|
|Bethune||Tuesday, January 7, 2020||5:30 - 7:00PM||Bethune College, Room 320 (BC 320)||Register Here!|
|Calumet||Tuesday, January 7, 2020||8:45am - 11:15am||Stong College, Dining Hall||Register Here!|
|Founders||Tuesday, January 7, 2020||11:00AM - 12:50PM||Founders College, Room 305||Register Here!|
|Glendon||Tuesday, January 7, 2020||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|McLaughlin||Tuesday, January 7, 2020||11:00AM - 12:30PM||McLaughlin JCR, Room 014||Register Here!|
|New||Tuesday, January 7, 2020||11:00 am - 1:00 pm||109 Atkinson||Register Here!|
|Stong||Tuesday, January 7, 2020||8:45am - 11:15am||Stong College, Dining Hall||Register Here!|
|Vanier||Tuesday, January 7, 2020||11:00am to 12:45pm||001 Vanier College||Register Here!|
|Winters||Friday, January 17, 2020||12:00 - 1:30||Winters JCR #012||Register Here!|
*The information above will be updated soon! Keep checking back!