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Support & Resources

To help you succeed academically – and balance your life and course work – we offer a wide range of resources and services. Everything from writing workshops and peer mentorship to wellness support and career guidance is available to fulfill our LA&PS students’ needs. Explore the sections to access these on-campus resources.

Academic Supports

Academic Advising Services

We provide the information and guidance to support your academic needs and help you achieve your goals.

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.

PASS Program

Our free Peer-Assisted Study Sessions, or PASS, are a proven effective strategy for helping you succeed in challenging courses.

Get Ready Series

Take advantage of workshops that offer first-hand advice from students and provide resources that help to ease each transition throughout university life. Find information on program enrolment, finances, career development opportunities and more.

Writing Centre

Here you’ll find support to help you produce effective academic and professional writing.

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Student Numeracy Assistance Centre at Keele (SNACK)

SNACK provides support to students in LA&PS courses that involve math, stats and Excel. Connect with a Peer Tutor to get the assistance you need.

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ESL Open Learning Centre

The ESL Open Learning Centre offers language support to English as a Second/Additional Language students at York University.

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Multimedia Language Centre

The Multimedia Language Centre features computing labs, study spaces, a sound booth and more. Access photo, video and audio materials to supplement your language studies.

YorkU Libraries

The various libraries at York University offer more than just books – access research assistance, writing support, career counselling, quiet places to study, computing and printing services, and more.

Peer Mentorship

Connect with a high-achieving upper-year student, who can help you adjust to university life and find support and resources.

Learning Skills Services

Get the guidance you need to achieve your academic goals with workshops and services that address learning skills such as time management, writing effectively, ways to study and preparing for exams.

LA&PS Computing Labs

Need help with logging in, printing or accessing a particular software? Get all the details about computer labs for LA&PS students, faculty and staff.

Wellness Resources

Health Education & Wellness

You’ll find a range of health-related supports, such as training programs, workshops and peer consulting.

Student Accessibility Services

Enabling an accessible campus learning environment, this service ensures students with disabilities have an equal opportunity to succeed.

Student Counselling & Development Services

Here you’ll find a safe space and access to counsellors who are registered clinicians and have experience working with a diverse student population.

Campus Resources

Office of Student Community Relations

Students impacted by critical incidents, personal crises or another complex issue will find support here.

The Centre for Sexual Violence Response, Support & Education

Those who have experienced sexual violence can get support, and access services and accommodations. The centre’s mission also includes educating and training the community on sexual violence.

Centre for Indigenous Student Services

Indigenous students will find a safe community space that offers academic, spiritual, cultural and physical support, including writing and learning skills programs, career counselling, workshops and mentoring.

The Centre for Human Rights, Equity & Inclusion

This centre provides accessible, impartial, non-adversarial and confidential programs and services that uphold human rights, enable equitable access to opportunities, and champion diversity and inclusion.

Career Centre

This is your place to explore job postings, develop your career plan, find out about networking events and access job search resources, such as resumé writing and interviewing skills.

Food Support Centre

Find out how to become a member and access the service, which provides free non-perishable food and basic personal items to any York student in need, whether part- or full-time, undergraduate or graduate.