New Students

Welcome to the Panther Family!

Let us be the first to officially welcome you to the Panther Family. As one of the newest members of the Panther Family we want to help you start your journey on the right foot and  find the resources that will help you be successful here at YU. 

Dates to Remember

Tuesday, August 8, 2023: Fall Athlete Move-In Day

  • Includes soccer and volleyball athletes
  • 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Mackey Center

Saturday, August 19, 2023: New Student Check-In and Move-In Day

  • ​8 a.m. to 3 p.m., start at the Mackey Center

August 19-22: Genesis (New Student Orientation) Begins

  • Orientation for students only begins at 7 p.m. at the Mackey Center

Wednesday, August 23, 2023: Fall Semester Begins

September 4: Labor Day - No Classes

October 20-21: Homecoming

October 23: Fall Day - No Classes

November 20-24: Thanksgiving Break

December 13: Fall Semester Ends (Residence halls & cafeteria closed)

January 8: Spring Semester Begins

January 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No Classes

March 4-8: Spring Break

April 26: Spring Semester Ends (Residence halls & cafeteria closed)


mackey center

New Student Orientation

New student orientation offers events to introduce you to life at YU and to fellow students, faculty and staff who will make the most of your time here. You'll familiarize yourself with campus and learn about campus resources that support your academic goals, interestes and well-being. This introducation to York University is only the beginning of what we hope will be a continued exploration of the opportunites YU offers.

Find out more



  • Enrollment Deposit
  • Register for Classes

Visit Admissions Process



  • Residence Life Handbook
  • Incoming students checklist

Visit Residence Life


Financial Aid

  • Financial aid forms
  • Student employment

Visit Financial Aid


Panther Gear

  • Wear your Panther status proudly with clothing and accessories from our Panther store

Visit Online Panther Store

Parent & Family Resources

Visit Parent & Family Page


Have Questions? 

If you have any further questions, contact the specific department listed below.

  • Admissions Office: 402-363-5627
  • Financial Aid: 402-363-5625 or 402-363-5624
  • Student Accounts/Billing: 402-363-5711
  • Residence Life/Housing: 402-363-5718
  • Genesis/New Student Orientation: 402-363-5633
  • Bookstore/Mail Room: 402-363-5661​