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Orientation Information

York and New College Orientation (Academic) 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:


** Early Bird Registration Prize for Academic Orientation **

Winter term - Register by December 15 and you could win a $25 gift certificate to spend at the YorkU Bookstore!

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





For Students in

 Date: Friday, January 8, 2016

 Time: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

 Location: 109 Atkinson Bldg.




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.




Should you have any questions, please call us at 416-736-5233 or email