What is Orientation?
York University Winter Orientation is a great way to meet new people, discover campus resources, and learn all about your degree while providing you with a smooth transition into university.
Winter Orientation is for all new incoming students, including transfer, mature, international, and exchange students.
Orientation and Transition Activities
Thursday, January 5
Friday, January 6 - Winter Orientation Day
Saturday, January 7
Sunday, January 8
Monday, January 9 - Classes Begin
Tuesday, January 10
Friday, January 13
A crash course in everything you need to know for your first year at York: finances, scholarships, bursaries, resources and support services, academic ins and outs, the college system, YU Card, getting involved with clubs and organizations, tips and tricks for studying and learning online.
York International Pre-Arrival Webinars
The YI pre-arrival webinars are here to help you prepare for life at York University and in Canada. These sessions focus on key information that incoming international students need to know, about Orientation, immigration, campus services, and more.
We are here to support you during your time studying at York University. Get the help and information you need by browsing our resource list.