Participating in the various orientation programs at Glendon opens the doors to key campus services, resources, and staff that make our community truly one of a kind. There is so much to learn about studying and living in and around our quaint Toronto alcove.



Your Orientation Experience

Craft your orientation experience by participating in any or all of the following opportunities.

Remember, Glendon Orientation Day is a mandatory day for all incoming students!

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to email

Central Orientation SC&LD: Jan 7, 9:30 AM 

Glendon General Orientation: 10:30 – 11:30 AM

  • Register
  • Audience: All incoming Glendon students
  • Land acknowledgement and opening words from Principal Marco Fiola
  • Services presentation
  • Peer Mentorship
  • Word from Glendon College Student Union

Glendon International Student Orientation: 12 – 1 PM

  • Register (same link as above)
  • Audience: International students at Glendon including Dual Degree and Exchange
  • Opening Remarks
  • Discover Canada 
  • Exchange info
  • Dual Degree info 

York International Student Orientation

  • Register. 2 options available
    Session 1 Thursday, January 06, 2022 8:00-10:00am
    Session 2 Friday, January 07, 2022 2:00-4:00pm
  • Audience: All International Students at York
  • Health Plans
  • Immigration basics
  • Supporting Your Academic Success and more!

Friday, September 3rd, 2021 – Online

Glendon Orientation Day gets your first year at Glendon started!

It’s a mandatory day that features the need-to-know information about student life, services, and resources on campus and will get you even more excited to start your life as a Glendonite. You’ll meet your GL Zone Peer Mentor who will be a guide through your first year and get the ins and outs of your program from your professors.


Tuesday, August 24th – Thursday, August 26th – Online

JumpStart is a three-day virtual summer program designed to help you start university on the right foot. Over the course of the week, you’ll discover some tips to adjust to the academic demands of university life, develop techniques for more effective study, and adapt to your new environment.

Register here!

Thursday, September 2 – Online

This orientation is designed specifically for students from outside of Canada, including international, exchange, and dual degree. Learn about the mandatory University Health Insurance Plan (please do not buy your own health insurance!), international student services at the Glendon and Keele campuses, Canadian academic and socio-cultural norms, and the International Club.

We remind you that this orientation session is MANDATORY for all international and exchange students (starting in September 2021) and those in the dual degree program in International Studies and Business Administration (iBA/BBA) offered through a partnership with emlyon business school. Sign Up below!


Wednesday, August 18th, 2021, from 3 PM – 4 PM Online

Since parents, guardians, and family are important supports for students throughout their university careers, we offer this session to connect with them and answer their questions. Topics discussed include campus security, orientation, food services, student life, financial aid, and OSAP.

Register here! (send this link to your parents and supporters)

August 28th – September 5th

Frosh Week is your biggest opportunity to get involved, meet new people, and take part in student-run events, and more! Register now!

Friday, August 27, from 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM

The Office of Student Affairs is organizing an in-person Campus Tour that will allow you to discover our services, those of other departments, as well as finally be able to walk around the campus. This is an outdoor event that will take place on August 27th, 2021. Register now! 

Tuesday August 31, 3-6 PM Online

Get to know clubs at Glendon! You will also find out how to create your own club!

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 962 4576 8463
Passcode: 274207