First year students at Founders College Academic Orientation


York Orientation Day | Founders College Academic Orientation

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 | 1:20pm to 8:30pm |CLH L*

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 the academic services, social and recreational activities and other facilities available to you, both at Founders and throughout the university.

You will also have the opportunity to meet, ask questions and interact with faculty members in your academic program.  We will help you make connections.

* Curtis Lecture Hall is building #26 on the campus map.

A light supper is included and there is no cost to attend but you are responsible for your own parking costs.


Academic Orientation Schedule

1:20pm to 1:50pm
Student Check-In and Registration
1:50pm to 2:05pm
 Welcome and Introduction to Founders College at York University
2:05pm to 2:10pm
Welcome Video by Founders College Student Council
2:10pm to 2:20pm
Mental Health, Counseling & Disability Services Presentation
2:20pm to 2:30pm Introduction to Founders Peer Academic Leadership Program & Student Academic Assistant Program
2:30pm to 3:00pm Keynote Address by Opiyo Oloya, Superintendent of Schools, York Catholic District School Board
3:00pm to 4:10pn Academic Program Breakout Sessions
4:10pm to 5:10pm Keele Campus Tour
5:10pm to 6:20pm Light Dinner
6:20pm to 8:30pm Welcome Ceremony at York Lions Stadium

Contact Us

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.