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Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS)

For the most current information regarding the CUPE 3903 labour disruption, please visit York’s labour disruption website. Students will be able to find information about the status of their courses on the Course Status website or via eClass.

We understand that you may have questions and concerns about how this evolving situation may impact you as a student. The University’s top priority is to continue supporting you and your learning. For information regarding campus access, resources and more, please consult our FAQs.

Welcome to LA&PS

We’re the largest and most diverse liberal arts faculty in Canada with nearly 100 programs. We want you to be a global leader for the 21st century: Our programs blend a comprehensive understanding of humanity with an exceptional, diverse education. In LA&PS, you’ll get the critical foundation to support your chosen career and build the skills you need to make positive change.

Learn more about our Faculty

Read our Land Acknowledgment, which recognizes the unique and enduring relationship of Indigenous people and their traditional territory.

I’m delighted to welcome our new and returning students to our extraordinary Faculty! In LA&PS, we deliver world-class programs and courses taught by the very best professors, and we enrich the student experience with life-changing international study opportunities and ground-breaking internships. There is so much to discover at York. Here, you can chart your own path forward.

— Dean J.J. McMurtry

Meet the Leadership Team