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Enter to win an iPad!

We're giving away an iPad to one lucky winner on Friday, September 17th at noon. That's right, the contest has been EXTENDED!

Just fill out the form after the link before September 16 at 11:59pm to enter.

Please read the official contest rules before entering.

Watch the iPad draw on our Instagram Story on Friday, September 17th at 12pm.


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Explore & Register for Orientation Events

Orientation Week is from August 28th - September 5th.

York Orientation Day is September 3rd.

Register for these events and more:

- College Orientation
- Parents & Family Orientation
- International Student Virtual Orientation
- Mature & Transfer Student Orientation

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Register for a York 101 Session (via YU START)

YU START is a New Student Transition Program designed to support you as you make your way into and through your first Year of York University. During this Transition Program, you'll enroll in courses, connect with fellow classmates, student leaders, faculty members and student services staff, and become more familiar with campus life, supports and resources available to you.

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Watch the #YORK101 Summer Video Series

Get a head start on your first year at York University.

Current students give you the inside scoop on a variety of topics. From enrolment and tuition, to colleges, campus tours, orientation, and so much more.

New videos drop every Tuesday all summer long.

Welcome Kit Contents and Contributors

PLEASE NOTE: Your Welcome Kit is unique to you. Listed below are the generic kit items for domestic and international students. Your kit may contain additional items from your specific Faculty that someone in another Faculty did not receive.