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Welcome to New College -- Faculty of Liberal Arts &  Professional Studies

 

Orientation Information for Parents and Students

 

College and Academic Orientation for New Students

Start your education off right by joining us at the new student academic orientation.  Student Orientation is open for all incoming New College students (domestic, international, exchange, transfer and mature).

As a new student, you probably have a lot of questions about university, your classes and student life. York is a big place, but what’s great is that there are lots of options and opportunities. New College is your home community within the larger university.

The Office of the Master and New College Council will help you get settled and will provide support throughout your academic career. We will also introduce you to broader supports within the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LA&PS).

At Academic Orientation, you will:

Please be aware that Academic Orientation is an essential program for all new students, and attendance is mandatory.

 

Who Should Register:

All students who are enrolled in the following degree programs:

 

Register Now:

Term
Date
Time
Location
Registration

Winter
Academic

Orientation

(courses
starting in
January)

January 3, 2014

9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Provided upon registration

Registration is closed

Summer
Academic
Orientation

(courses
starting in
May)

April 30, 2014

9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Provided upon registration

Registration is closed

 

Fall
Academic
Orientation

(courses
starting in

September)


September 3, 2014



8:30 am - 2:30 pm



Provided upon registration

Click here to register

Closes: August 27

@ 10 am

 

** Early Bird Registration Prize for Academic Orientation **

Winter term - Register by December 1 and you could win a $50 gift certificate to spend at the YorkU Bookstore!

Summer term - Register by April 15 and you could win a $50 gift certificate to spend at the YorkU Bookstore!

Fall term - Register by August 15 and you could win a $100 gift certificate to spend at the YorkU Bookstore!

The winner of the Early Bird Prize will be announced at Academic Orientation. The winner must be in attendance to receive a prize.

New College

Student Handbook

Resources and Services
at YorkU

 

 

International Students Orientation

As the central support to international students at York University, York International (YI) is looking forward to welcoming New College international students!

York International will be offering a special International Student Orientation Session to address the unique needs of international students. At this session international students will:

As an international student, it is mandatory for you to participate in this special session.

Refreshments will be available.

Register Now:

Term
Date
Time
Location
Registration
Fall
September 3, 2014
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lecture Hall A
Vari Hall bldg.

To register, email:

iadvisor@yorku.ca

the following information:

  - Your full name
  - Your student number
  - Your email address
  - Your program of study

 

 

Mature Students Academic Orientation

As the central support for mature students at York University, Atkinson Centre for Mature and Part-Time Students (ACMAPS), in collaboration with New College, invites you to attend Mature Student Orientation. The event will include:

Mature students in all areas of study are welcome to attend this event.

Complimentary light refreshments will be provided.

Register Now:

Term
Date
Time
Location
Registration

Fall

September 6, 2014
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Lecture Hall A
Vari Hall bldg.

Click here to register

 

 

Social Orientation

Join New College Council (your student council) for Social Orientation. Students living both on and off campus are all invited to be a part of this grand kickoff for New College. There will be tons of events, games and activities where you can meet other new students before classes start.

Fall 2014 Activities

Winter 2014 Activities

Please Note: Social Orientation is hosted by New College Council (your student council) and is a different event from the College and Academic Orientation above which is mandatory.

2014 Orientation Video: 2013 Orientation Video:




 

 

Parent Orientation (Fall term only)

Parent Orientation has been scheduled for September 1, 2014.  


9:30 am - 12:00 pm -

York wide information for Parents
Click here  for further details.

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm -

New College staff will guide Parents to New College Parent Orientation in the Atkinson building.

12:30 pm -   3:00 pm -

New College specific Parent Orientation
Atkinson Building, #33 on the map

Agenda:

  • Complimentary lunch
  • Orientation Presentation
  • Question & Answer session


Register Now:

Term
Date
Time
Location
Registration

 

Fall



 

September 1, 2014

 



12:30 pm - 3:00 pm



Provided upon registration

Click here to register

Closes: August 27

@ 10 am

 

Should you experience any difficulties with this page, please call 416-736-5233 or email newcol@yorku.ca