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Three seated students smiling and laughing at York Orientation Day.

WE CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU AT ORIENTATION!

Your College Presidents, Orientation Chairs and many faculty and staff are working hard all summer long to put together a fun, informative, and inclusive week of activities.

York's Official Orientation week runs from August 28th to September 5th. York Orientation Day and the official York Welcome Ceremony will be held on September 3rd.

Check below for other orientation events and registration instructions. Check back often. We will add new events and registration details as they become available.

NOT SURE WHICH ORIENTATION IS FOR YOU?

Many Orientation events are organized by Faculty and College. If you're not sure which College you belong to you can use our College Finder to find out. Just click the College Finder button below and then click on your Faculty to determine your College.


Schedule of Events and Registration Information

DATEDESCRIPTION AND REGISTRATION DETAILS
September 21, 2021
11am - 12:30pm EST
Black Excellence YU (BEYU) provides Black students with the supports they need to transition to university and maximize their student experience on the path to graduation.  The Welcome Event will foster a sense of community amongst incoming students so that they feel welcomed, seen, and supported at York while equipping new Black students with knowledge of where to go at/outside of York for a range of academic and personal support.

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DATEDESCRIPTION AND REGISTRATION DETAILS
August 24, 12 - 1pm ESTThe Centre for Indigenous Student Services (CISS) welcomes incoming Indigenous Students to York and the Indigenous community. Come meet the staff at CISS, learn about our services, and have an opportunity to meet other Indigenous Students at York.

ATTEND INDIGENOUS STUDENT ORIENTATION
DATEDESCRIPTION AND REGISTRATION DETAILS
August 23 or 25 or 27, 2021Welcome to the YorkU community! We are so excited to meet you as you begin your university life no matter where you are in the world! Virtual International Student Orientation is a great way to start the first semester and prepare yourself for university life. Although we aren't together in person, we can still come together virtually! York International and so many other supports, services and resources at York are all still available to you no matter where in the world you are. Worried about meeting other students, classmates and new friends while studying remotely? We got you! Virtual International Student Orientation will still be a great way to connect with other international students.

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DATEDESCRIPTION AND REGISTRATION DETAILS
July 20, August 11, and August 26, 2021Congratulations to all our newly admitted mature students! Whether you're coming to university for the first time or returning after a number of years away, you can significantly ease your transition to York and dramatically increase your chances of success by attending Mature Student Orientation.

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DATEDESCRIPTION AND REGISTRATION DETAILS
August 11, 2021

9:30 - 11am EST
A centrally coordinated virtual session featuring a welcome from the VP Students and presentations about Student Wellness, Academic Resources, International Student Supports, and Student Finances.

WEBINAR ATTENDEE LINK

This is a Faculty specific virtual session that provides information about program and student specific services and resources from the college communities that students will be joining.

FACULTY / COLLEGE DATEREGISTRATION LINK
Liberal Arts & Professional Studies - McLaughlin CollegeAugust 18,
9:30 - 11am EST
ZOOM REGISTRATION
Liberal Arts & Professional Studies - New CollegeAugust 18,
9:30 - 11am EST
ZOOM REGISTRATION
Liberal Arts & Professional Studies - Vanier CollegeAugust 18,
9:30 - 11am EST
ZOOM REGISTRATION
Liberal Arts & Professional Studies - Founders CollegeAugust 18,
9:30 - 11am EST
ZOOM REGISTRATION
Science & Lassonde - Bethune CollegeAugust 18,
9:30 - 11am EST
ZOOM REGISTRATION
GlendonAugust 18,
11AM - 12pm EST
ZOOM REGISTRATION
Health - Calumet CollegeAugust 18,
10:30am - 12:30pm EST
ZOOM REGISTRATION
Health - Stong College10:30am ESTZOOM REGISTRATION
Arts, Media, Performance & Design AND Education - Winters College10 - 11am ESTZOOM REGISTRATION
DATE DESCRIPTION AND REGISTRATION DETAILS
TBAResidence Orientation will be multifaceted this year! We will host a video series outlining what it is like to live in residence followed by our building orientations during Orientation Week and the first week of school! More information to come – ask your Don about it when you move in.
DATEDESCRIPTION AND REGISTRATION DETAILS
August 19, 2021

1 - 2pm EST
Transfer Student Orientation will be offered jointly by the Atkinson Centre for Mature and Part-Time Students (ACMAPS) and Student Community and Leadership Development (SCLD). This year’s theme is “adjusting to a new academic environment”. At this session, transfer students will learn academic readiness in order to help you feel a sense of belonging on campus and the mindsets and skillsets needed to succeed. We will outline the wealth of campus services and engagement opportunities and you’ll hear from other Transfer students about their experiences at York.

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Please note that you may be required to login using your Passport York and/or York issued Zoom account. For instructions on how to setup your Zoom account, please see our Zoom @ York U Quick Start Guide.  To avoid any technical issues please access these links prior to York Orientation Day.

Faculty/UnitDateTimeIn Person OR VirtualProgramming Link
Student Community & Leadership Development (SCLD)September 3, 202111:30 am - 12:30 pm ESTVirtualThe Official York Orientation Day Welcome Ceremony is a virtual event consisting of a special video that will premiere at 11:30 am on Friday, September 3 on the Orientation website home page. Be sure to bookmark it and set a reminder in your calendar. You will not want to miss it!
School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD)September 3, 20219 - 11:30 am ESTVirtualhttps://eclass.yorku.ca/eclass/course/view.php?id=56542
Faculty of EducationSeptember 3, 20219:30 - 11 am ESTVirtualhttps://yorku.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0qd-2upzwtHNygFDxPZ0qUPubygdMyZDKz
Faculty of Environmental & Urban ChangeSeptember 3, 20219:00 - 11:15 am ESTVirtualhttps://yorku.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYrcOutpzkrHtah5ymf3tx06oJ6ripeOLRW
GlendonSeptember 3, 202110:30 am - 3:30 pm ESTVirtualhttps://www.glendon.yorku.ca/student-affairs/orientation-first-year-experience/register-for-orientation/#1607725700635-286bd305-9f62
Faculty of HealthSeptember 3, 20213:30 - 7:30 pm ESTVirtualhttps://tinyurl.com/YODS162021 
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LAPS) - FoundersSeptember 3, 20219 - 11 am ESTVirtualhttps://www.yorku.ca/colleges/founders/orientation/academic/

Founders Academic Orientation sessions August 30 to September 2
LAPS - McLaughlinSeptember 3, 20219 - 11 am ESTVirtualhttps://www.yorku.ca/colleges/mclaughlin/orientation/academic/ 
LAPS - New CollegeSeptember 3, 20219 - 11:30 am ESTVirtualBHRM students: https://www.yorku.ca/colleges/new/orientation/academic/

ITEC academic students: https://www.yorku.ca/colleges/new/orientation/academic/

BCOM & BDEM students: https://www.yorku.ca/colleges/new/orientation/academic/
 
LAPS - VanierSeptember 3, 20219 - 11 am ESTVirtualhttps://www.yorku.ca/colleges/vanier/orientation/
LassondeSeptember 3, 20219:30 - 11:30 am ESTVirtualhttps://yorku.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-rj7zdLoRv2urZyyUTFZ1g
SchulichSeptember 3, 20218:30 - 11:30 am ESTVirtualhttps://yorku.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iXd22zdaQ0e-rgLCe362eQ
Faculty of ScienceSeptember 3, 20219:30 - 11:15 am ESTVirtualhttps://eclass.yorku.ca/eclass/course/view.php?id=38277
York Federation of Students YorkFest 2021

Each year the York Federation of Students aims to bring you the largest back to school Orientation Festival held on a Canadian University campus by organizing and hosting YorkFest! Join us for a week packed with good vibes and fun, from September 20th-24th 2021!

Check out the official YorkFest 2021 website for complete event details!