Orientation: January 2013

We want you to have a smooth transition to university life and have planned this orientation to help you succeed at York. We will introduce you to the academic services, social activities, recreational activities and facilities available to you, both at your college and throughout the university. We want to help you make connections.

Academic Orientation is offered by the college aligned to your faculty and program and is on the afternoon of Friday January 4th, just before classes start on Monday Jan 7th. (Note not all faculties/programs accept new students for January.)

College Time/
Bethune 12-4 pm All Science & Engineering programs, Science & Technology Studies
Calumet 10:30-4 pm Psychology, Health Informatics, Heath Management, Health Policy
Founders  12-4 pm  Anthropology, Canadian Studies, East Asian Studies,European Studies, French Studies, Geography, Geography & Urban Studies, German Studies, Health and Society, History, Human Rights & Equity Studies, International Development Studies, Italian Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Linguistics, Portuguese Studies, Race Ethnicity and Indigeneity, Russian Studies,Sexuality Studies, Social Work, South Asian Studies, Spanish, Urban Studies, Women's Studies
Glendon 11-1 pm  All Glendon College programs
(see note)
12-4 pm  Criminology, Global Political Studies, Law & Society, Political Science, Public Administration, Social Science, Sociology, Work and Labour Studies
New  11:30-4 pm  Administrative Studies, Disaster and Emergency Management, Human Resources Management, Information Technology
Vanier  12:30-4 pm  Business & Society, Business & Economics, Children's Studies, Classical Studies & Classics, Culture and Expression, Economics, Financial & Business Economics, Hellenic Studies, Humanities, Individualized Studies, Jewish Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social & Political Thought, undecided LAPS majors

Note: McLaughlin College is offering a second academic orientation for those who can't come on Friday.  It will be on Thursday Jan 10, 12-4 pm, in 104 McLaughlin College (Senior Common Room).

Other Student Orientations In addition to your college's Academic Orientation, you might be interested in registering for one of the other Orientations offered at York. Click here for more information.