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Find Your Way Around

Find out how to get to York 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 about public transit, shuttle services, carpooling, car sharing, parking and cycling.

Know the Important Dates

Sync the  Fall/Winter 2019-2020 Important Dates calendar with your mobile device so you can stay on top of academic and financial deadlines.

This Week @ York

This Week @ York is a weekly newsletter sent to all active York University students every Monday. It lists important dates, key events and other important goings-on in the York community for that week. The newsletter is archived so you can look back at previous happenings.

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 resources such as SPARK and research/tutorial guides 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. Check My Online Services for self-serve tools related to OSAP, Student Accounts, RESP letters and confirmation of enrollment letters and more. If you need in-person service, make the best use of your time by joining a Virtual Line using your mobile phone or internet kiosk to reserve your spot in a student service line remotely.

Academic Success

Get 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.

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.

My Study Options

Take advantage of our flexible study options. Map out what, when, where and how you want to study, including credential programs with other institutions, going on exchange or planning a summer abroad.

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.

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 how the Office of Student Community Relations can support you through your academic journey.

Familiarize yourself with York’s Policy on Academic Honesty and other Senate policies governing your time here.

We’re HERE for You

Academic success starts with feeling welcome, valued and safe. Get to know The Centre for Sexual Violence Response, Support & Education 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.

Student Accessibility Services

At York, all students have an equal opportunity to attain their educational goals. Find out more about the Student Accessibility Services.

Student Counselling & Development

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.

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.

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.

Money Matters

Get Your OSAP Funds

If you applied for OSAP and submitted all your supporting documents by June 30, you should receive your funds by the middle of September. Visit the OSAP website for details about the release of your 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, 2019.

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

Save the Date: The Fall Career Fair Is Coming

The Fall Career Fair is happening on Thursday, September 19, 2019. 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.

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.

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.

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.

Build skills and Gain Experience

Take advantage of opportunities to engage in experiential learning through co-curricular activities such as student clubs, athletics, work-study positions and volunteering or through academic courses or programs that provide opportunities for you to apply what you’ve learned in the classroom.

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

The Graduate & Professional Studies Expo (GPSE) is happening on Thursday, October 3, 2019. 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? Learn about upcoming Employer Recruitment Sessions and get prepared with these Career Centre workshops.

Student Life


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 4 to 14, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., 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, the New International Student Orientation 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. Skennen’kó:wa Gamig, the House of Great Peace, is 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, a free series of in-person or online workshops to support your transition to university, and plan to attend the Mature Student Orientation on August 27.

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