First year students at Founders College Academic Orientation

Founders College Welcome Week

Monday, August 31 to Thursday, September 3, 2020

Founders College Welcome Week consists of online academic information sessions based on incoming students' academic program (Major). Every undergraduate student is assigned to a college when they enter York based on their program of study (Major).

Each online academic information session will  introduce incoming students to the academic and extracurricular support programs  available at both the College and the University and to important information about their academic program.

Faculty members and staff from all the academic programs affiliated with Founders will be present to answer your questions and provide essential information to help you succeed.

How to RSVP for Program Information Session

Step 1:  Find your program in the Information Session Schedule table below.
Step 2: 
Click on the appropriate RSVP link and register.
Step 3:  That's it!  

How to RSVP for the Keynote by Mr. Tudor Alexis, Consul General of France in Toronto on September 8, 2020

Step 1:  Click HERE.
Step 2:  That's it! You will be provided with the Zoom link via email after your Program Information Session.

IMPORTANT:  To participate in these sessions you must download ZOOM from York's website and authenticate with your PASSPORT YORK Account. 

See the Zoom Quick Start Guide for instructions.  Learn about proper Netiquette.

Information Session Schedule

Date Time Programs RSVP Link
Monday, August 31, 2020
10:30am to 12:15pm
  • African Studies
  • East Asian Studies
  • Health & Society
  • Indigenous Studies
  • International Development Studies
Monday, August 31, 2020
1:30pm to 3:15pm
  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Urban Studies
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:30am to 12:15pm
  • Communication Studies
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:30pm to 3:15pm
  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • Italian Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies
  • Spanish
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:30am to 12:15pm
  • English
  • English & Professional Writing
  • Professional Writing
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 1:30pm to 3:15pm
  • Gender & Women's Studies
  • Human Rights & Equity Studies
  • Sexuality Studies
Thursday, September 3, 2020
10:30am to 12:15pm
  • Social Work
Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:30pm to 3:15pm
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geography
  • Geography & Urban Studies


Contact Us

Please do not hesitate to contact us using our main email address: founders@yorku.ca if you have any questions or concerns.