How To Apply

  1. You have been nominated by your university.
  2. Review York University’s academic calendar here. Note that Exchanges are possible ONLY during
    the Fall Term (Sept-Dec), Winter Term (Jan-April) or Fall/Winter (Sept-April).
  3. Complete the York International Incoming Exchange Application process as outlined below.

Undergraduate Exchange Application

  1. Complete the Undergraduate Incoming Exchange Application Form.
    • Deadline: March 1st, 2017 for Osgoode Law School
    • Deadline: April 1st, 2017 for all other Faculties
  2. The online application form will ask you to upload the following documents:
    • Transcript
    • Nomination Letter from your university
    • English Language Proficiency
      1. Only required if the language of instruction at your University is NOT English
      2. Issued by the international office at your University confirming your English proficiency. Universities can use York University's minimum language test scores as a guideline.

      Note: If you require disability services, indicate the kind of assistance you require on the application form.

  3. York University’s Office of Admissions will process your application by the end of June.
  4. You will receive two emails from York University, one with your Student Number and another when you are admitted.
    • You will need your student number to access your admission documents on myfile
    • You MUST print your documents to apply for any appropriate immigration documents and to show to Immigration upon arrival in Canada
  5. Once you receive your student number, you must create a Passport York account. You will use Passport York to enroll in courses, and monitor your finances. Create your Passport York login, by going to New Student Sign Up!

Graduate Exchange Application

  1. Complete the Graduate Incoming Exchange Application Form.
    • Deadline: Extended deadline for 2017
  2. The online application form will ask you to upload the following documents:
    • Transcripts - Undergraduate and Graduate
    • Letter of Reference
    • Letter of Invitation from a York Professor (Research students only)
    • Curriculum Vitae (two page maximum)
    • English Language Proficiency Letter: a) Only required if the language of instruction at your University is NOT English, and b) Issued by the international office at your University confirming your English proficiency. Universities can use York University's minimum language test scores as a guideline.
    • Note: If you require disability services, indicate the kind of assistance you require on the application form.
  3. Your Application will be assessed by York International, the Graduate Admissions Office, Faculty of Graduate Studies and the appropriate Graduate Program Office.
  4. You will receive two emails from York University, one with your Student Number and another when you are admitted.
    • You will need your student number to access your admission documents on myfile
    • You MUST print your documents to apply for any appropriate immigration documents and to show to Immigration upon arrival in Canada
  5. Once you receive your student number, you must create a Passport York account. You will use Passport York to enroll in courses, and monitor your finances. Create your Passport York login, by going to New Student Sign Up!