Orientation 2020

students at orientation

Student Orientation at York consists of two parts: York Orientation Day (which includes Bethune's Academic Orientation and is mandatory), and Social Orientation (a.k.a. Frosh Week) which is optional.

York Orientation Day/Academic Orientation

We want you to have a smooth transition to university life; therefore we 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 Bethune College and throughout the University. We want to help you make connections. We want you to feel at home.

When/Where:  Tuesday Sept 8 from 9 am to noon via Zoom.


You can register once you've  created your Passport York account.

Frosh Week

Frosh Week this week is virtual. More information and registration is available at bethunedragons.ca.

Parent 101 Sessions

Please join us for the University Parent & Family Orientation Program (Parent 101). Learn how your son/daughter or family member can smoothly transition into university life.  It starts with a Central Orientation session, followed by a College Orientation and Q&A afterwards. We will be offering our orientation online via Zoom on the following two days:

Monday,  August 10,  11am
Wednesday,  August 19, 5pm

To register for any of the above sessions students must login to YU START and click on Orientation in the University 101 section.