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!
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August 23 – 26
GL U Prep (formerly JumpStart) is a 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.
Parent Orientation: 11 AM – 12:30 PM
Services Fair: 1 PM – 3 PM
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. This will be followed by a Services Fair where you can meet and chat with different services available at Glendon!
Tuesday, September 6, 2022
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.
|Heure/Time||Glendon Orientation Day||Location|
|12 PM||Student Arrival and Sign-in||Glendon Centre of Excellence|
|1 PM – 2 PM||Glendon Opening Ceremony||Glendon|
|2 PM – 3 PM||Academic orientation||Glendon (multiple rooms)|
|3 :15 PM – 4 PM||Get to know your peer mentor||Glendon (multiple rooms)|
|4:15 PM||Dinner||Glendon Cafeteria|
|5:15 PM||Travel to Keele||Shuttle bus|
|6 PM – 8 PM||York Orientation Ceremony||Keele campus|
Glendon Orientation: September 1, 10 AM – 12 PM
York International Orientation (all York students): August 26, or September 7, or September 15
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.