Welcome to the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS). Your first year marks a huge life transition, and we are here to help you successfully navigate that change. While you get acquainted with the University and settle into your studies, we have the people and resources to answer questions, provide support and ensure you have a successful educational experience.
Find all the help you need as a new student transitioning into your first year of university. Enrol in courses, join in discussions, connect with other students and faculty, and discover all the supports and resources available on campus.
Roadmap to Student Success
Throughout your time at York, resources are available to help you achieve personal, academic and professional success. Browse through our year-specific supports to ensure you're on the right path.
Find out more about the colleges – as a LA&PS student, you’re automatically affiliated with Founders, McLaughlin, Vanier or New College depending on your program – and what they have to offer.
Atkinson Centre for Mature and Part-time Students
The Atkinson Centre for Mature and Part-time Students offers a wide range of resources unique to these students, such as orientation events, mentoring and success workshops.
Degree Planning Tools
Use these tools to help you stay on track throughout your studies – you’ll find a handy GPA calculator, important degree checklists and course outlines, as well as links to advisors and York’s Career Centre.