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Colleges are your one-stop spot for all your College needs in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. Over the course of your studies here at York, trust that your college is equipped to give you the support you need. Whether you want to learn about our ground-breaking and accomplished alumni, get involved with our blog or browse the services we provide, we're here for you during your time at York.

A group of Founders College students at orientation

Founders College

Our college’s theme is “self, culture and society.” With a strong emphasis on academic excellence, Founders is committed to your development as a well-rounded individual.

McLaughlin College students at orientation with the New College mascot

McLaughlin College

We are York’s “public policy” college. If Justice, Criminology or Political Science is your passion, McLaughlin is your home! We also emphasize the arts, music, poetry and athletics.

Students with New College flags at orientation

New College

We strive to provide all students with space to participate in student government, attend social activities and get academic help, and offer a strong social and intellectual community to drive positive change.

Group of Vanier College students

Vanier College

Our motto is “to belong and contribute,” and Vanier has lots of ways you can get involved – it’s the only college with its own basketball court and it houses the only extracurricular theatre company on campus.

Our Team

Meet the team that is here to support your success and enhance your university experience.


LA&PS Voices Blog

LA&PS Voices Blog is a student run newsletter, featuring the latest news, events, and exciting projects happening in your College.