York Orientation Day
York University offers a wide variety of orientation programs. 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. Click here
for more information.
is a New Student Transition Program designed to support you as you make your way into and through your first year at York University. During this transitional program, you’ll enroll in courses, connect with fellow classmates, student leaders, faculty members and student services staff, and become more familiar with campus life, supports and resources available to you.
Faculty Specific Orientation Programs
International students are encouraged to also actively engage in campus wide orientation sessions. This helps students get their bearings around campus and to learn various requirements and expectations of all students. Note that certain faculties such as Glendon, Schulich and Osgoode also have mandatory orientation sessions - please contact your faculties for information.
College Specific Orientation Programs
Every undergraduate student is assigned to a college
. Typically, college assignments are tied to your program major. Each College holds a unique orientation to provide all students with a sampling of their services, clubs, facilities, student government, and to encourage college community. Your college will contact you with more information about their orientation activities.
Move-In Day Orientation
For information on moving in to on campus undergraduate residences, please click here
. In addition, for some move in day tips from parents, click here
Faculty of Graduate Studies Orientation
Graduate students can sign up for the Faculty of Graduate Studies social here
. This is a great opportunity to meet colleagues from other graduate programs and to learn about a variety of academic support services available on campus to support your graduate journey.
Parent & Family Orientation
Parents and families may have questions about on campus undergraduate residences. You may visit the Residence Life
page for some useful information.