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YU Landing Pre-Orientation

As an incoming International Student in LA&PS, you may be feeling anxious, excited, or nervous about your first steps at York University. To get a head start on your experience here, you can participate in the YU Landing Pre-Orientation program.   

This pre-orientation program is designed to help you transition into your first year at York University academically, socially, and personally. It provides you with all the information you need to settle into student life and succeed at York University. In addition, you will learn important information about your time here at York and make long-lasting friends and connections with other students, faculty, and staff. 


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Mingle with incoming students and meet the LA&PS International Student Success & Engagement Team.

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All attendees participating in the program will receive a $50 credit on their YU Card to subsidize the cost of moving in early (on or off campus).

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Lunch and snacks will be provided throughout the program. You will also have an opportunity to win cool York University swag and prizes!

Program Information

Why Participate?

The YU Landing Pre-Orientation will give you an opportunity to:

  • Meet first-year professors and learn how to be successful in your courses;  
  • Tour Keele Campus and familiarize yourself with class locations;  
  • Learn how to get your YU Card and meet peer mentors;  
  • Learn how to use eClass, York University’s learning management system, where you’ll find your coursework, and;  
  • Participate in fun activities and make new friends!

How Do I Participate?

The YU Landing Pre-Orientation program is free for all LA&PS international students and will be held at the Keele Campus on the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, August 22, 2024: 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
  • Friday, August 23, 2023: 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Space is limited, please register as soon as possible.


For questions related to international student supports in LA&PS, email