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YU START NEW STUDENT TRANSITION PROGRAM

YU START is a New Student Transition Program designed to support you as you make your way from high school to your first year at York University. As part of the YU START program, you will follow these three steps:

Step 1 (May-June): Enrol in Courses Online

  • Learn about your program requirements
  • Enroll in your first year courses
  • Navigate on-line student service tools

Step 2 (beginning July 2nd): Join the Online Learning Community

  • Join online discussions
  • Read informative blogs about university life
  • Ask questions and make new friends
  • Learn about Keele campus life

Step 3 (September 2nd): Attend Making Connections (on-campus event)

  • Connect with senior students and and new students in your program
  • Meet professors in your program
  • Explore the campus and find your classrooms

YU START is designed to help new students acquire the knowledge, skills and attributions to:

  • understand that a university education is important for personal, social and academic development
  • acknowledge the role that each student has in upholding the university‚Äôs values, norms and ways of being
  • form connections with students, professors and staff in your Faculty, academic program and affiliated College
  • identify strategies to be successful in learning at university and how to find resources necessary for success