How To Apply

  1. You are nominated by your home university. Nomination period: December 1st, 2020 – January 15, 2021.
  2. York International sends nominated students links to the appropriate Incoming Exchange Application.
  3. 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).
  4. Complete the York International Incoming Exchange Application process as outlined below.

Undergraduate Exchange Application

  1. Complete the Undergraduate Incoming Exchange Application Form.
    • Deadline: March 15th, 2021.
  2. The online application form will ask you to upload the following documents:
    • Transcript
    • English Language Proficiency
      1. Only required if the language of instruction at your University is NOT English
      2. A letter issued by the international office at your University confirming your English proficiency, or TOEFL/IELTS results. 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 an email from York University once you have been admitted, which will include your Student Number.
    • 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: February 1st, 2021
  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
      1. Only required if the language of instruction at your University is NOT English
      2. A letter issued by the international office at your University confirming your English proficiency, or TOEFL/IELTS results. 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 an email from York University once you have been admitted, which will include your Student Number.
    • 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!