Find the right resources to help your students find a healthy balance. Many students find it difficult to navigate the first few months of school, whether its difficulty making new friends or finding right resources needed to make their transition easier. Below, you will find a vast list of supports to help your students find a community, stay healthy, and obtain help for such issues as loneliness, financial distress and academic stress.
Student Counselling, Health & Well-being
Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Anxiety: Crisis, Threatening or Concerning Behaviour
If students need to speak with a counsellor, start short-term therapy or connect with other students, York has many resources and supports for them.
Sometimes students don’t know where to start. Academic Advising provides guidance for issues such as degree changes, program requirements, understanding grade reports and building personalized education plans.
Athletics & Recreation
Community & Belonging, Health & Wellness
Exercise is a proven stress reliever! York University has countless recreational activities available to students. The Tait McKenzie Centre offers everything from pick-up basketball to trainer-led fitness classes.
Community & Belonging
Every LA&PS student belongs to one of four colleges and that community offers academic and social opportunities to help improve their university experience.
Urgent Financial Need
Students experiencing urgent financial need can make an appointment with York’s Financial Services. Learn more about awards, bursaries, and emergency loans.
Scott Religious Centre
Religious / Spiritual
Instructors are often the first person students approach with questions about campus activities and facilities, including access to religious groups, services and communities.
Support Groups for Students
Community & Belonging
York has introduced new specialized support groups for students looking to speak with peers. If you have a student looking for to speak with other racialized students or members of York’s LGBTQ2S+ community, there are new services available.
International Students, Religious / Spiritual
Involvement in student activities is a critical part of the university experience. If you have students looking to make friends, find peers, or network, there are a multitude of on-campus organizations to join.
University can be challenging for students, especially those who have chosen to travel to a new country and city to study. York International has many resources and supports to help international students.
Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries
High achieving student or students seeking more information about financial help can consider applying for one of the Faculty’s many scholarships and bursaries.