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Find Your Way Around

Find out how to get to York are and how to get around campus using these interactive maps. While you're at it, get familiar with Transportation Services and Parking Services for information on public transit, shuttle services, carpooling, car sharing, parking and cycling.

Know the Important Dates

Sync the Fall/Winter 2017-2018 Important Dates calendar with your mobile device so you can stay on top of academic and financial deadlines.

Download the York U Safety App

Stay in the know about all of the University's safety resources, including campus security, goSAFE and campus shuttles.

Computing at York

Get online or in-person support about Passport York, email, Moodle, wireless access, and much more!

Get to Know the Libraries & Bookstore

Find books as well as learning and research resources at York's many library branches and check out the bookstore for all your school supply needs.

Keep up with YU START

As an incoming student, you may be familiar with resources and support offered through YU START. But did you know that Facebook Groups will continue to be moderated until October? Keep your questions coming because our student leaders are ready and eager to help!

Skip the Line

September is a busy time for everyone, including Registrarial Services. Before making your way to campus and standing in line, see if these self-serve tools can help. Get information about OSAP funds, Student Accounts, RESP letters, and confirmation of enrollment letters when you need it, from wherever you are.

Academic Success

Academic Success

Get Academic Help

Resources to support your academic success, from help writing papers to improving time-management skills, are available through the Academic Resources page.

Code of Student Rights & Responsibilities

Being part of the York University learning community comes with certain rights and responsibilities as a student. Learn about the Code of Student Rights & Responsibilities and familiarize yourself with how the Office of Student Community Relations can support you through your academic journey.

We’re HERE for You

Academic success starts with feeling welcome, valued and safe. Get to know the Sexual Violence Response Office and how they are HERE to Help, Educate, Respond to, and Empower survivors and the York community at large.

Learning Skills Services

Looking for ways to better achieve your academic goals? Drop by the Learning Commons in the Scott Library and ask about workshops and resources offered by Learning Skills Services year-round.

Disability Services

At York, all students have an equal opportunity to attain their educational goals. Find out more about the services available for students with disabilities.

Personal Counselling Services

Need short-term support to manage the challenges of university life? Learn more about the various counselling services available to registered and enrolled York students.

Apply to Graduate

If you're taking your final courses this fall to complete your degree, apply to graduate in February. Learn more about the February convocation in absentia.

Manage My Academic Record

Start the academic year by checking your Degree Progress Report. There are also other tools under Manage My Academic Record to help you navigate program changes, adding and dropping courses, transfer credit information, and much more.

Mental Health & Wellness Resources

Are you feeling anxious, experiencing stress or having difficulties sleeping? These mental health and wellness resources for students may help. York is committed to promoting a healthy, inclusive and supportive learning environment that fosters mental health and well-being.

Academic Advising

Make informed and thoughtful decisions about your academic pathway as your progress through your program by connecting with your Faculty’s Academic Advising Office.

Money Matters

Money Matters

Get Your OSAP Funds

If you applied for OSAP by June 30, you should receive your funds by the middle of September. Visit the OSAP website for details about the release of OSAP funds.

Apply for Scholarships

You can still apply for Scholarships and Awards after starting classes, by completing your Student Financial Profile by October 15, 2017.

Find a Part-Time Job on Campus

Gain valuable work experience and contribute to University life while earning money through one of our many Work/Study employment opportunities.

Health & Dental Plan

The York Federation of Students offers one of the most comprehensive student health and dental plans in all of Canada. If you have comparable insurance, you can coordinate your benefits or opt-out for a refund.

Athletics & Recreation

Living a healthy and active lifestyle can get pricey. Luckily, all York students have free access to the gymnasia, pool and squash courts as the Tait McKenzie Centre. Athletics & Recreation also offers affordable fitness memberships, recreation programs and intramural sports.

Career Exploration

Career Exploration

Save the Date: The Fall Career Fair Is Coming

The Fall Career Fair is happening on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Meet employers who are looking to hire York students for a variety of opportunities, including internships, part-time roles and full-time positions after graduation.

Can’t Make it to Campus for Career Support?

The Career Centre has got you covered with a suite of online resources available whenever and wherever you need it. You can even book an individual job search advising appointment via email, Skype or phone.

Find Out What You Can Do with Your Degree

Exploring career paths for your program of study can give your ideas that you may not have considered otherwise. Get inspired with this What Can I Do With My Degree? resource created exclusively for York students by the Career Centre.

Start with Learning about Yourself

Finding a good career fit starts by identifying your interests, skills and experiences. Check out these six ways to learn about yourself through the Career Centre.

Explore Your Options

Choosing a career path that excites you requires research into fields and occupations. Start by exploring your options using resources that are Career Centre-approved.

Need one-on-one career support?

Book individual appointments for career counselling, rapid resume reviews, interview practice session, and much more. You can even participate in a job search advising session via email, Skype or telephone!

Save the Date: The Graduate & Professional Expo is Fast Approaching

The Graduate & Professional Studies Expo (GPSE) is happening on Thursday, October 19, 2017. Connect with recruiters from business and law schools, education programs, graduate studies programs, professional schools and colleges to learn about their educational opportunities and improve your chances of getting into the program of your choice.

Be Ready to Apply for Full-Time Positions

Did you know most employers hire for full-time positions as early as September? Stay in the know about upcoming Employer Recruitment Sessions, and get prepared with these Career Centre workshops.

Student Life

Student Life

Orientation

Deep in the heart of the York U jungle you can hear the Lions rumble! Don't miss out on an epic week of Orientation programming exclusively for new and incoming students. Meet new people, discover campus resources, and learn all about your degree while transitioning smoothly into university.

Attend YorkFest

Start the school year with lots of fun, food and friends — old and new. Be sure to attend YorkFest, a week-long series of events organized by the York Federation of Students.

Get Involved

York University is home to more than 300 student clubs and organizations. Browse YU Connect to find those that speak to you and get involved this fall!

Visit the RED Zone

Not sure where to go or who to ask? Stop by the RED Zone located in Vari Hall. Come by and say hello to our friendly and helpful student ambassadors. Extended hours are in place during the back-to-school period (September 7-15, 8am-5pm, excluding weekends).

York International

York is a diverse community with more than 6,000 international students from nearly 180 countries around the world. To assist all incoming and returning international students, the York International Office provides resources such as a pre-departure guide, arrival tips, immigration information, orientation events, and ways to get to know York and the rest of Canada.

Centre for Aboriginal Student Services

The Aboriginal student population at York come from diverse experiences and upbringings. The Centre for Aboriginal Student Services (CASS) provides a space for Aboriginal students to explore, reclaim, and cultivate their histories and cultural identities. This summer, the Hart House was renamed to Skennen’kó:wa Gamig, the House of Great Peace. It will be a welcoming, safe and supportive space for Indigenous students, faculty and staff to come together.

Atkinson Centre for Mature & Part-time Students

Are you entering your first-year at York as a mature student? Participate in the Mature Student First-Year Experience Program. This free series of stand-alone workshops is designed to support mature students' transition to university.

Atkinson Centre for Mature & Part-time Students

Are you a mature or part-time student? Visit the Atkinson Centre for Mature & Part-time Students (ACMAPS) for peer support, workshops, advising and referrals to campus services.

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