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Vanier College

Welcome to your community!

Whether you live on campus or commute, your college is your community hub for socializing and accessing peer support.

At Vanier College

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

We are home to students from:

  • Black Canadian Studies
  • Business & Society
  • Business Economics
  • Children, Childhood & Youth Studies
  • Classical Studies
  • Classics
  • Cognitive Science
  • Culture and Expression
  • Economics
  • Financial & Business Economics
  • Hellenic Studies
  • Humanities
  • Individualized Studies
  • Jewish Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Undeclared Majors in Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

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What is a college?


York University is divided into colleges, which include students, professors, a college Head and support staff. Each of the four colleges affiliated with LA&PS has a College Academic Life Coordinator, who’s in charge of supporting your engagement and academic development, and easing your transition into university.

What does my college offer?


Colleges organize academic services, such as peer mentoring, and keep you connected on campus through events like Orientation and Convocation. Colleges coordinate student get-togethers, post-class activities, workshops and trips. The physical college buildings have comfy spaces where you can hold study groups, prepare for presentations or relax between classes.