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McLaughlin College
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON
M3J 1P3
(416) 736-5128


Location Bar McLaughlin College York University
University Facilities and Services

Advising Centre
Provides advising and assistance with regards to academic questions and planning.
-Advising Centre, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, 103 Central Square. 736-5022
-Advising Centre, Faculty of Fine Arts, 201M Centre for Fine Arts, 736-5524

The York University bookstore offers books, course kits, and stationary supplies. It is located in York Lanes (736-5024). Buying books can be an extremely stressful and overwhelming (not to mention expensive) experience for students. First Year students are therefore encouraged to talk to orientation leaders or other older students in order to get advice on book buying strategies.

Career Centre
Suite 202, McLaughlin College




As part of the York community, the Career Centre is a team of professionals who work with students, new grads, staff, faculty, and employers to support students in the development of career self management skills.


Today's students, and also their parents, want and expect strong outcomes from university studies.  Students want individualized and customized support to help them make career decisions, find good jobs, and feel confident about their futures.  The mission of the Career Centre is to:


Increase our students' confidence and abilities to construct meaningful careers. We do this by delivering job search, career development, and experiential education programs to help our students build success on their own terms.

Centre for Academic Writing
This centre located in S 329 Ross (736-5134), provides students with individual tutors, as well as group instruction in essay writing. It is advised that interested students enroll early!!

Counselling and Development Centre
This centre, located in N110 Bennett Centre for Student Services (736-5297), offers group workshops on a wide range of topics such as learning skills, study systems, assertiveness training, speaking out in class, time management, relaxation techniques and self-change.

Entertainment on Campus
The campus has many spots which provide study breaks, and the venues accommodate every walk of life. The College Council office (room 143 McLaughlin), is a great choice, as well as our very own Pub, Oscar’s, located in 051 McLaughlin. Other campus pubs include: The Absinthe (Winters College), Cock & Bull (Founders College), Open End (Vanier College), The Orange Snail (Stong College), The Underground (The Student Centre), and lots of others...

Financial Aid
The Office of Student Financial Services, located in the Bennett Centre for Student Services (872-9675), provides financial aid counselling by appointment in addition to offering a variety of financial assistance programs.

Scott Library- Central Square (736-5150)
Steacie Science Library- 102 Steacie (736-5084)
Frost Library- Glendon Campus (487-6726)
Business & Government Publications Library- 113 Schulich School of Business (736-5139)
Law Library- 024 Osgoode Hall (736-5205)
Nellie Langford Rowell Library (Women’s Studies)- 204 Founders College (ext. 33219)
Jerome Ch’en East Asian Studies Resource Centre – 030C Founders College (ext. 33556)

Counselling and Disability Services
This office, located in N110 Bennett Centre for Student Services (416-736-5297), provides a wide range of services for persons with disabilities at York. Academic, financial and personal counselling are available. Staff will provide access and route information, mobility training and tours, will advise students on how to arrange alternate exams or lecture facilities, and will act as advocates for students with disabilities with York staff, administration or professors when needed. A volunteer referral service provides readers or tutors to those requiring them.

Office of the Registrar
Located in the Bennett Centre for Student Services (416-736-5262). Responsible for the distribution of transcripts, changes in major, letters of permission, academic petitions, applications to graduate, York Enrolment System (YES) technical assistance, sessional id cards, photo id cards, grades, and address changes.

Office of Student Affairs & University Complaint Centre
The Office of Student Affairs, located in 103 Central Square (736-5144), provides assistance with non-academic general inquiries, complaints, off-campus housing, and information about registered student clubs and organizations.

Parking Services
Located in Room 222, William Small Centre (736-5335). Responsible for parking permits, ticket payments and appeals. University parking regulations apply to all members of the York community.

Centre for Race and Ethnic Relations
The answers to questions and responses to complaints on racial and ethnic matters may be found here. The Race Relations Centre, located in 108 Central Square (736-5682), tries to build positive race relations at York.

Instructional courses open to all members of the York Student Community are offered by Sport York and Recreation York. A wide variety of activities are offered throughout the year, and there is a small registration fee payable for each course. For more information consult the Recreation York handbook or call the Tait Mckenzie Centre at 736-5184.

Sexual Harassment, Education & Complaints Centre
Sexual harassment is unwanted attention that may either be repetitive or abusive. It can include behaviour such as unnecessary touching, suggestive remarks, verbal abuse or sexual assault. Sexual advances may be accompanied by implied promises of rewards or reprisals.

The SHEACC Office is the place to go if you feel you are being sexually harassed by anyone in the York Community. The service is strictly confidential, and no action will be taken unless you request it. The Centre is open five days a week and there is a message service available after hours. Please do not hesitate to call or visit 108 Central Square (736-5500).

Security Escort Services
This service provides students with night escorts to destinations on the campus. Keep Safe. Call 736-5454.

The Transgendered Bisexual Lesbian and Gay Alliance. Located in room A449 in the Student Centre (736-2100 ext. 20494). We offer peer support groups, referrals, a variety of resource materials and a queer positive environment. We also co-ordinate social events throughout the year.

Women’s Centre
The Women’s Centre is located in Rm. 322 Student Centre (736-2100 ext. 33484) and is run collectively by women. It is a good place to go for information about women’s services in Toronto and in the York community. The office and all of its resources are open to all women.

York Federation of Students-Fédération des Étudiant(e)s à York
The central student government for York, has its offices located in Rm. 336 Student Centre (736-5324). You may obtain information about clubs, volunteering, and a variety of student services offered by YFS/FÉY. Feel free to drop in or call anytime.

York Card
The York Card is a meal card for residence students and can be used at many different locations on campus. The York Card is REQUIRED, for access to some labs, and as a photo id for admission to facilities and events. Please call 736-5674 for more information.

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Last Modified:
August 7, 2009