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Preparing for Your Enrolment

If you wish to prepare in advance for your enrolment, ensure that you have familiarized yourself with the following: the Undergraduate Program Calendar (for your year of admission), Course Descriptions, Enrolment and Registration Guide and Money Matters.

Undergraduate Program Calendar:

The Calendar is your rule book.  It outlines all the rules and regulations you are required to comply with as a Science student.  It also provides detailed information on all the Science program. 

As you are reviewing the online Undergraduate Academic Calendar , make a note of any questions you may have for your Advisor.  Think of any concerns you may have about attending university, and figure out if you’d like to apply to residence, student loan or need to work during the school year. If you have a plan worked out for what you’d like to do after you graduate, we can help you get there as well. 

Course Descriptions:

To help you select your courses, you may want to review some of our course descriptions by visiting the York Courses  website.  The York Courses Web site is designed to provide a central location where information can be obtained on thousands of courses that are being taught and have been taught in the past at York University.  It will include course descriptions and scheduling information for your courses.  Please note that the York Course Web site will allow you to view courses for a specific session. 

Enrolment Guide:

The Enrolment and Registration Guide is intended to assist students in understanding the policies and procedures of enrolment and registration and provide information about the current session’s course offerings. Students can find general information about sessional dates, add/drop deadlines, summer holiday and University closings, religious accommodation guidelines, financial information etc. 

In the enrolment and registration guide, you will be able to use the Visual Schedule Builder to see what your schedule will look like before officially enrol. Please review the video on the Visual Schedule Builder website before you begin your enrolment process.  

Money Matters (Fees, Tuitions, Financial Support):

Information on the registration deposit, fees, online statements, payment methods and various types of financial assistance is available in the Enrolment and Registration Guide and on the Student Financial Services website. 

How well prepared are you for your enrolment?

If you must attend an enrolment appointment, here are some steps to consider.  You should have already completed the following: 

  •  Have you created your York Passport Account? 
  •  Have you completed your Mathematics Assessment
  •  Have you reviewed the Undergraduate Program Calendar, Enrolment and Registration Guide and familiarized yourself with the financial information pertaining to your course enrolment? 
  • Have you made a list of any questions you may have for your Advisor? 
  • If you have answered no to anyone of the questions listed above, please review Steps 2, 3 and 4. 

Please note, if you are completing YUStart, email the results to  -- please remember to include your student number when emailing.

Take a few moments to think of any additional concerns you may have about attending university for the first time.  Are you applying to residence?  Are you applying for a student loan or scholarship?  Will you need to work during the school year?  Have you thought about what you would like to do after you graduate? 

Additional things you may do before your enrolment appointment:

If you have a diagnosed disability, familiarize yourself with the support services on campus. York University’s Student Accessibility Services  provides a professional and supportive environment in which all York students have equitable access to a range of services that assist in facilitating their academic success.