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Share your excitement as a new student at York – and get to know what McLaughlin College has to offer – at one of our orientation sessions, covering all aspects of university life, including academics, the social experience and how your family can support you.

Whether you're a new or returning student, joining will give you the best start in your post-secondary education. Students who attend orientation have higher success rates in their first year than those who don't.

Academic Orientation

Meet your fellow students, learn about your academic program and discover all the resources available on campus.

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Parent & Family Orientation

Find out about all the resources and tools families need to support York students through their first year and beyond.

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Social Orientation

Participate in music events, sports challenges and other social activities while you make new friends and explore the campus.

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Mature Student Orientation

Build connections with staff and faculty, meet fellow students and learn how to make your university career a success.

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Matriculation & Common Read

Get an official welcome to the University, meet your college student leaders and staff and discuss the books you read over the summer.

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First-Year Student Forum

Attend this annual inspirational event for incoming McLaughlin students to hear the college head and keynote speakers share their insights.

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