COVID-19 – Information for Graduate Students

York University has suspended all face-to-face instruction and moved courses to online formats. Campus buildings are closed with limited access as needed for required services. York University’s Fall Term will be delivered for the most part online and remotely. Please consult York University’s COVID-19 website for resources. All of the regular functions of the Faculty of Graduate Studies are fully operational, and all internal and external scholarship and award competitions are proceeding as planned.

Welcome Message from the Dean Loebel

Click on the link below to watch Dean Thomas L. Loebel's welcome message

Dean’s Welcome to Programs

Welcome Message from Glendon's Principal

Click on the link below to watch Interim Principal Ian Roberge's welcome message

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Information on graduate program requirements, student finances and on-campus services for graduate students is available on the Faculty of Graduate Studies’ website.

You will also find information on housing, administrative services and financial supports – including awards, scholarships, bursaries and teaching and research assistant positions – to make the most of your studies and research.

FGS has also made available a presentation which contains contains critical information on various aspects of student success.  Click on the following link to know more: FGS -Program Orientation – Final – July 2020

Click here to know more or refer to your graduate program assistant (GPA) for more information.

YU Start and Checklist

YU Start

YU Start is your primary online resource for preparing for your academic journey at York. Containing topics such as “Financing Your Education”, “Transportation”, “Careers” and “Academic Success”, it is a great way to make sure you’re ready when you arrive on campus. Find out more here.


The following checklist can assist you in preparing for your graduate career at York and help ensure a smooth transition to campus life. 

Orientation Day

Learn more about the orientation for your program at Glendon


Graduate Studies FAQs

Click here to get answers to York University’s Graduate Studies Frequently Asked Questions regarding admissions.

Upcoming Events


International Students


If you’re an international student, click here to find out the useful services available to you from the FGS.

Information Technology Services

ITS for Graduate Students

Resources and Services on Campus

Services and Resources

Click here to familiarise yourself with the numerous services and resources available to you

Research and Innovation

Research and Innovation at Glendon

Find out more about how Glendon is paving the way for modern research here.

Wellness Services


GradConnect Wellness Services supports the mental health and well-being of York University graduate students as they pursue their academic goals through the development and implementation of specialized resources, services, and supports. Check this website regularly for updates.

Awards and Financial support

Awards and Financial support

To know more about the awards and financial support available click here:

Funding and Awards

Statement of Acknowledgement of Traditional Land.

Glendon as part of York University acknowledges its presence on the traditional territory of many Indigenous Nations. The area known as Tkaronto has been care taken by the Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, and the Huron-Wendat. It is now home to many First Nation, Inuit and and Métis communities. We acknowledge the current treaty holders, the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. This territory is subject of the Dish With One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant, an agreement to peaceably share and care for the Great Lakes region.