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Welcome to LA&PS Colleges

Consider this the hub for all your collegial needs. At LA&PS, you’ll be assigned to one of our four amazing colleges depending on your program. This is the shared home for McLaughlin College, Founders College, New College, and Vanier College. Each of our colleges has distinct characteristics to suit your social and academic needs.

Whether you're taking advantage of opportunities offered in your individual College or accessing shared programming, we have it all. Get ready to meet and network with fellow students in the faculty, attend events, get involved, and access support. From orientation to graduation, your college life begins here!

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

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LA&PS Orientation Day!

Wednesday August 28, 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Cost: Free Event
Registration: Save the date! Registration opens the first week of August 2024.

Kickstart your academic journey at this essential event filled with information and fun. Life-long friendships begin here as you bond with peers in your department, program, college and across the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies.

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First-Year Experience

Attention all incoming students! Are you ready to embark on an incredible journey at LA&PS? Find an ultimate guide to all things resources, degree planning and so much more!

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Leading in LA&PS

Leading in LA&PS program is designed to support you in developing your leadership skills. You will get the chance to attend a variety of workshops building on different skills.

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Peer Mentorship

Connect with a high-achieving upper-year student who can help you adjust to university life, and find support and resources.

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Graduate Life

Professional development workshops, events, and more to support your grad school journey and help you make the most of your degree.

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Academic Advising

Information to support your studies, including how to change degrees and more.


Resources to support your health and wellness, graduation, career and more.

Student Tips

Short videos to guide you through the process of starting your studies at York.

The Scoop @ LA&PS

Our student newsletter featuring events and announcements.