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First-Year Experience

We know that starting university can be both exciting and overwhelming, and our goal is to provide you with all the necessary info and resources to make your transition as smooth as possible.

We are here to support you every step of the way!

Program Highlights

  • A comprehensive guide to your first year at York as a LA&PS student
  • FYE mentors ready to answer all your questions and help you access academic, well-being, and professionalization supports across York
  • A complete calendar of events, important dates, and reminders for first-year students

  • Information about your programs and first-year courses
  • Connection to professors and students from your program (where available)
  • Access to specialized communities for first-year students who are international, mature & transfer, or undeclared majors


Welcome to LA&PS

What is the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies in relation to York University?

Student Life at LA&PS

Resources and information catered to help you maximize your student experience beyond the classroom.

Essential Supports for LA&PS Students

Learn about the importance of the Student Financial Profile, awards, bursaries, and more.


Please don't hesitate to email any questions you may have about your first year at York to us at