Parents & Family Program

Parent & Family Orientation will take place on Saturday, September 3, 2016. RSVP below!


"On behalf of York University, I want to thank you and your son or daughter for considering or choosing York University. York is a global university and our goal is to foster the global thinkers and thought leadership that will define our world, today and tomorrow.

We understand and value your role as a stakeholder and influencer. To that point, we developed this site to keep you informed about key resources, upcoming events and important dates. We know from the literature, and our own personal experiences as parents and educators, that the transition to University poses challenges. You likely have heard this before but it bears repeating: University is different from high school!"...

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Parents & Family Orientation Day

Want to learn about all the opportunities, services and resources that York University has to offer you and your student?

Please consider joining us for Parents & Family Orientation / Move-in Day on Saturday, September 3, 2016. Registration begins at 9:30am with the formal program commencing at 10am.

This event will include:

  • welcoming remarks from senior administration
  • an exploration of exciting and challenging student transitional topics
  • Money Matters - an optional session presented by Student Financial Services
  • a Student Services fair where you can get firsthand information about transportation, security and much more

Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet and have lunch with their student's College Master.  Here, parents and families can learn about academic support services, social activities, recreational activities, and facilities related specifically to the College.

Complete details about location and parking will be sent to registered attendees one week prior to the event.

Please be advised: Founders College will NOT be hosting an afternoon session on September 3, 2016. Founders College will be hosting its own Parents & Family Orientation event on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 6 - 8pm. Register now for Founders Parents & Family Orientation.