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1 Surviving and Thriving at York: Tips to help you navigate York University

2 This Presentation includes Information about:  Navigating the “Current Students” webpage   Student success  Help with writing and research  Resources and Services at Vanier College  Registrarial and financial services  YU Card  Bookstore  Health services  Sport and recreation

3 Navigating the “Current Students” webpage   Courses and enrolment  Academic support  Money matters  Student life  Student records

4  Your personalized student portal!  one-stop shop where you can: a)access your York email b)keep track of dates and times with a personal calendar c)access course information d)review your library account e)receive alerts and announcements, events and news from various sources at York, and much more  Log in using your regular Passport York ID

5 Student Success  Tips on academic success  GPA  Student rights and responsibilities  Advice and guidance on academic planning  SOARING Program  Student ambassador program  SCLD: promotes education, awareness and growth; celebrate diversity, encourage collaboration and develop citizenship

6 Help with writing and research  Writing Department  Credit courses & one-on-one and small group instruction  Library  Learning commons; workshops; research questions desk  ESL open learning centre

7 Resources and Services at Vanier  Student advising office (Room 121)  Study space (Rooms 001 & 113)  Vanier College Council  Student clubs: BUSO Club; Classical Studies Students Association; Japanese International Students Association; Philisophia; Children’s Studies Students Association; Federazione Canadese Italiana; Martial Arts Club @ York University; York University Mature Student Organization  Vanier College Productions & Fred Thury Theatre

8 Registrarial and Financial Services  Services and information for students e.g. petitions, enrolment, exam schedule, course information; important dates  Student financial services  Information on scholarships, awards and bursaries; OSAP  Student financial profile  Money matters brochures: /index.html /index.html

9 YU Card  York’s official photo ID and campus debit card.  You can load up your YU-card with money and use it as a debit card at participating locations across campus.  Use for services such as the Library, recreation facilities, exams, photocopying, eating, meal plans, shopping, events, student discounts and more

10 Bookstore   Find textbooks  Sell used books

11 Health Services  Healthed  Presentations and workshops  Individual information on health related needs  Counselling & Disability Services  personal counselling, group development workshops, learning skills training, support and academic accommodation for students with learning, mental health, physical, sensory and medical disabilities

12 Sport and Recreation  non-refundable fee of $15 for a shoe tag  Indoor and outdoor facilities  Group fitness; one-on-one  Instructional classes

13 Any questions? If so, please contact: The Office of the Master, Vanier College Room 254 Vanier College 416-736-5192 OR Maxine Wood, Academic Advisor Room 259 Vanier College 416-736-2100 ext. 77380

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