York University Winter Orientation is on Wednesday, January 4, 2017

We encourage you to participate in both  Founders College Academic Orientation and the Campus Services Fair on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.

During Orientation, you will be introduced to the tools you need to excel in your studies at York.  Orientation events are designed to help you make a smooth transition to university life.  You will be introduced to your program of study and the academic services, social and recreational activities and other facilities available to you, both at Founders and throughout the university. We will help you make connections.

Founders College Academic Orientation will be held in the Founders Assembly Hall (FC 152) beginning at 10:00am (Building 50 on the Keele Campus Map).  A light lunch will be provided.

To RSVP, please click here:  winter-orientation-rsvp-button


9:45am to 10:00am Check-In
10:00am to 12:00pm Academic Orientation
12:00pm to 12:45pm Lunch
12:45 to 1:00pm Travel to Vari Hall
1:00pm to 3:00pm Campus Services Fair

Following our College Academic Orientation you will be escorted to the Campus Services Fair taking place in Vari Hall from 1:00pm to 3:00pm (Building 30 on the Keele Campus Map). Here, you will have a chance to connect directly to key campus partners who provide centralized services such as financial information, learning resources, security, transportation agencies, athletics, health and wellness resources etc.

In addition, students will also have the opportunity to take optional campus tours to help them find their classes and become familiar with key areas that will be critical to their success in that first week. Tours will be leaving from Vari Hall every 30 minutes. The tour times will be at 2:00pm, 2:30pm and 3:00pm. Tours will be conducted by RED Zone student ambassadors who are year-round mentors for new and transitioning students.  For more information, visit:  http://orientation.yorku.ca/


Contact the Office of the Master

Please do not hesitate to contact us on our main line: (416)-736-5148 OR at our main email address: founders@yorku.ca if you have any questions or concerns. You can even drop by our office on the second floor in room 216 Founders.