WELCOME TO YORK U VIRTUAL ORIENTATION!
York University offers a wide variety of Orientation programming, all online in 2020, 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.
2020 York Orientation Day Welcome Ceremony
Join in the fun on social media using #YOD2020 and watch for your posts on our social media wall!
Fall Virtual Orientation 2020
Other Important Dates:
September 7 - LABOUR DAY
September 8, 10:45 - 11:45am - 2020 YORK ORIENTATION DAY WELCOME CEREMONY
Find out where you should be for York Orientation Day
September 8, 1 - 4pm - FALL 2020 VIRTUAL SERVICE FAIR
Join us for an exciting day showcasing community partners, resources, and supports on campus.
Register and get complete event details
September 9 - CLASSES START
Orientation Resource Guide
Starting classes at York University in September? Check out these essential academic and financial supports as well as information about getting involved on campus and accessing student services.
Orientation Resource Guide
Academic Advisors provide academic support and assist you with making informed and thoughtful decisions about your academic pathway as you progress towards your degree.
Learning Skills offers a variety of drop-in workshops and one-on-one coaching opportunities, designed to support your academic success.
Books, journal articles and other resources can be searched and accessed on the library's home page.
Receive guidance with writing, citations, learning skills, time management, english language communication support, and career skills.
View modules on academic skills, research strategies, and writing support with SPARK.
Book an appointment with an instructor who can provide support with research strategies, organizing notes, improving grammar, and citation support.
Learn how to navigate Moodle, access course information, and communicate with other students.
Explore the different awards, scholarships, and bursaries available to York students and learn how you can apply for the financial support that is right for you.
Discover the different types of funding the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) offers and whether this financial aid program is suited for you.
YU Connect is York's online system for community involvement. Connect with student clubs and organizations, sign-up to participate in events and programs, and document your involvement through a Co-Curricular Record.
Intramural sports offer organized recreation sports for York students to
stay active and find community on campus. Join a team and learn the different ways you can get involved.
Learn how Student Accessibility Services (SAS) provides support for all students with temporary or permanent disabilities. Students may request an attendant. notetaking, and interpreting services to aid them during the school year.
Student Counselling & Development (SCD) provides confidential individual counselling, group counselling, and workshops for York students.
The Centre for Sexual Violence Response, Support & Education responds to reports, offers professional support and referrals, and educates the community about sexual violence.
York International (YI) supports international students upon their arrival to York, Immigration, Work, Finances and Health Care. Domestic & International students who wish to study aborad may also connect with YI.