McLaughlin College Orientation 2018

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To assist you with a smooth transition to University life, it is mandatory to attend York Orientation Day, September 4, 2018.  You will meet the Head of McLaughlin College, College Council, and your Peer Mentor.   We will introduce you to the academic services, programs, recreational activities and facilities available at McLaughlin and throughout the University, and help prepare you for your transition to University.

York Orientation Day consists of three parts: First, McLaughlin College’s Academic Orientation held on Tuesday September 4th from 1:00 pm – 4:15 pm in either Vari Hall A, B, C, D (#51 on campus map). Followed by a Keele Campus Tour, Dinner and the Welcome Ceremony at Lions Stadium.

Register for York Orientation Day:        

Vari Hall A, B, C, D

Time Schedule
1:00 -1:45 Check In -  in front of  Vari Hall A,B,C,D –  BRING YOUR POSTCARD  
1:45 -3:15 McLaughlin College Academic Orientation (transition to University, keys to academic success, College activities) – Head of McLaughlin College, Academic Leader, College Council
3:15 -4:15 Program Orientation – Chair, UPD, Faculty
4:15 -5:00 Keele Campus Tour
5:00 -6:00 Dinner
6:00 -6:30 Travel to Lions Stadium
6:30 -8:00 Welcome Ceremony at Lions Stadium

Location Registration will take place in front of Vari Hall A,B,C, D according to your program and Group Number.  Volunteers will be on hand to direct you to your Vari Hall Location.

Cost all sessions are free (food is included). However, you will be responsible for parking.

Complimentary Dinner

Residence Move-In Day is Saturday September 1st, for new students.

Parents & Family Orientation

Parents and family are invited to the University Parent & Family Orientation Program on Saturday, September 1st. from 10 am – 2 pm.

Following the central Parents and Family Orientation, the parents will be escorted to McLaughlin College, Senior Common Room (140) for a light lunch and an introduction to the college system and life as a York student. 

  • 10-11:30 am: Central Orientation – Lassonde Building
  • 12 noon - 2 pm: Lunch in McLaughlin Senior Common Rm. (140)

For more Information and to Register for Parent Orientation.   Click on the YU START  login page.

Contact Us

If you have specific questions about academic orientation or have dietary/mobility special needs, please contact us mclaugh@yorku.ca or call 416-736-5128. Or visit our website - www.mclaughlin.laps.yorku.ca