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Published on March 2, 2014

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How is university different from high school? How can I enrol in my classes? What does orientation week involve? Where can I go if I need help? Get answers to these and other key questions about becoming a Glendon student, straight from the experts. Haven’t applied yet? You can still learn how.

Quelles sont les différences entre l’école secondaire et l’université ? Comment s’inscrire aux cours ? En quoi consiste la semaine d’orientation ? Où peut-on recevoir de l’aide ? Des experts répondront à toutes ces questions importantes et à bien d’autres concernant les études à Glendon. Vous n’avez pas encore fait de demande d’admission ? Vous pouvez encore vous renseigner sur le processus à suivre.

Preparing for a Fabulous First Year

SE PRÉPARER À VIVRE UNE PREMIÈRE ANNÉE FORMIDABLE

VOTRE DÉCISION

COMMENT FAIRE VOTRE DEMANDE Steps to apply: Apply to Glendon on OUAC www.ouac.on.ca OR Directly through the Glendon website www.glendon.yorku.ca/futurestudents Find Glendon program codes •in our handbook, see table of contents for your program •on OUAC under “York University - Glendon” BA or iBA bilingual = direct entry iBA trilingual = 2nd-year entry

CYCLE DES ADMISSIONS Activity Timeline Application Deadline *Remember, the earlier the better! Still open.* June 4-International applicants. August 12-All other applicants. Early offers of admission Based on grade 11 final marks December – February Rolling offers (Based on combination of grade 12 midterm/final marks) Mid-end February & rolling Last date that Ontario high-school applicants can May 29, 2014 expect a response from universities Earliest date by which universities can require a response from students June 2, 2014 Deadline to apply for residence June 1, 2014 *The French B.Ed is the only closed program.

APRÈS AVOIR FAIT VOTRE DEMANDE… Letter and e-mail www.yorku.ca/ m yfile 105 candidates: Keep an eye on your MyFile account! You are invited to upload documents here to help Admissions process your application faster.

DÉFINITION: “OFFRE CONDITIONELLE” Sprint to the finish line: Keep your admission average above the cut-off! 86% 80% 82% 74%

VOTRE ÉTÉ

VOS PROCHAINES ÉTAPES Your next steps before coming to Glendon in the fall! www.glendon.yorku.ca/lionsden ou www.glendon.yorku.ca/salonlion •Accept your offer of Admission (OUAC or MyFile) •Book your enrolment appointment (MyFile) •Pay your $300 registration fee after your enrolment appointment (online or telephone banking) •Complete the online Scholarships, Awards, and Bursaries form before April 1 to apply for scholarships/bursaries at York (MyFile) •Apply for residence before June 1 (MyFile) •Find out about first-year orientation dates and information

VOTRE RENDEZ-VOUS D’INSCRIPTION • Enrolment appointments begin April 14 (the sooner the better!) • Please make sure you are available for the entire half-day appointment scheduled • You will be sent the link to the language assessment after you book your appointment The day of your appointment: • This is your “First day as a Glendon student” • Meet new students, learn degree requirements, enrol in courses in a personalized environment with Academic Advisors QUESTIONS? Telephone: 416-487-6856 Email: dearadvisor@glendon.yorku.ca ou conseil@glendon.yorku.ca

SALON CŒUR DE LION The day of your enrolment appointment, you will also visit the Lion’s Den to set up your York e-mail account and pick-up your YU card The Lion’s Den is your one-stop-shop to learn about: •orientation information •signing up for clubs and organizations •academic/personal support on campus •language and international opportunities •living in residence or commuting

SEMAINE D’ORIENTATION

JUMPSTART –TRANSITION RÉUSSIE À L'UNIVERSITÉ Dates: August 25-29, 2014 www.glendon.yorku.ca/jumpstart www.glendon.yorku.ca/jumpstart/francais The objectives of the program are to: 1. Foster academic success 2. Contribute to your personal growth 3. Promote a balanced, healthy lifestyle “As a mature student, I was worried about resuming my studies, but I now feel more confident and excited about starting university.” “It taught me about many of the skills I will need to accomplish my goals in university. I did not have to learn the hard way. I could access many offices and programs to help me in university.” “I feel less worried about starting university. Now, I know what to expect, and I made my first friends.”

DATES IMPORTANTES Fall Orientaton 2014: Friday, Sept. 1 – Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 www.glendon.yorku.ca/lionsden ou www.glendon.yorku.ca/salonlion Click on the “Orientation” tab. Orientation days let you know what support services are available on campus and what to expect as a new student. Special orientation sessions: •Parent Orientation •Residence move-in day •LGBT Student Reception •Mature Student Orientation •Discover Glendon (mandatory) •Aboriginal Student Orientation •International Student Orientation

SEMAINE D’ORIENTATION Often students’ favourite memories at Glendon are during their Orientation (Frosh) Week! Meet your first Glendon friends, participate in fun activities on- and offcampus, explore Toronto, and get to know the Keele Campus (and its new students)!

ACTIVITÉS D'ORIENTATION 2013

VOTRE PREMIÈRE ANNÉE

LE PREMIER COURS Monday, September 8th 184 days left! Go to your first class, meet your professor & classmates Get the course outline and syllabus Reading lists, textbooks, course kits Find out prof office hours and location + contact info Tips to help you save: 1. Visit the Glendon & York bookstores to buy and sell used copies of books 2. Buy and sell used books online bookstore.yorku.ca 3. Borrow course books from library

VOTRE HORAIRE Average of 5 full-year courses (or combination of full-year and semester courses) 2 hour lecture +1 hour tutorial (per week) = 3 hour/course Some classes are 1.5 hours twice/week (same class on Monday and Wednesday) TOTAL: 5 courses x 3 hours/course = 15 hours of class/week That’s not all! Now, factor in STUDY 2 hours of study time per 1 hour spent in class 3 hour class x 2 hours study time x 5 classes = 30 hours of studying/week TIME…

SEMAINE TYPIQUE : COURS AU SECONDAIRE Hours 9am – 12pm 12pm – 3pm 3pm – 6pm 6pm – 9pm 9pm – 12am Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

SEMAINE TYPIQUE UNIVERSITAIRE Hours Monday 9am – 12pm Tuesday Introduction to Psychology: 911 Tutorial: 11-12 Wednesday Thursday Nutrition, santé et société: 9-12 12pm – 3pm Critical Thinking: 12-2 Tutorial: 2-3 3pm – 6pm Français Intermédiaire: 3:00-4:30 6pm – 9pm 9pm – 12am Français Intermédiaire: 3:00-4:30 The Roots of World Civilization: 6-9 Friday

SEMAINE TYPIQUE : COURS AU SECONDAIRE Hours Monday Tuesday Wednesday 9am – 12pm Introduction to Psychology: 911 Tutorial: 11-12 Study Time Nutrition, santé et société: 9-12 Study time Critical Thinking: 12-2 Tutorial: 2-3 Study time Study time Français Intermédiaire: 3:00-4:30 12pm – 3pm 3pm – 6pm 6pm – 9pm 9pm – 12am Study time Thursday Friday Study time Study time Français Intermédiaire: 3:00-4:30 Study time The Roots of World Civilization: 6-9 Study time

SEMAINE TYPIQUE : COURS AU SECONDAIRE Hours Monday 9am – 12pm Introduction to Psychology: 911 Tutorial: 11-12 12pm – 3pm Study time ok Facebo 3pm – 6pm 6pm – 9pm Study time Stu den t Mee Union ting Tuesday Thursday book Face Nutrition, santé et société: 9-12 Study Time Friday nd is a enn out T k wor Study time Twi tter Critical Thinking: 12-2 Tutorial: 2-3 Study time Twitter Français Intermédiaire:Glendon Musical Ensemble 3:00-4:30 Work Study time Twitter Res movie night 9pm – 12am Wednesday al hears tre Re Thea Work b YouTu e TV time Lunch wit h Mom Study time Model United Nations Meeting Français Intermédiaire: 3:00-4:30 The Roots of World Civilization: 6-9 af é Lunik C TV time Study time b Face ook Study time with Night out friends

TROUVEZ VOTRE ÉQUILIBRE Academics study time, grade point average (GPA), academic workshops & conferences… On-Campus Jobs student security, Glendon Athletic Club receptionist or lifeguard, library assistant, residence porter, student ambassador… Clubs and Organizations Glendon Model United Nations, Glendon Musical Ensemble, Pro Tem newspaper, Peace By Peace, Roots and Shoots… Athletics Glendon Athletic Club gym, yoga, soccer team, York varsity hockey team, squash, tennis, zumba, spinning… Social Events Glendon Boat Cruise, Snowball semi-formal, themed pub nights, keep in touch with family, residence events

COUNSELLING, ORIENTATION PROFESSIONNELLE, CENTRE D'AIDE Take advantage of Glendon’s Counselling, Career and Disability Services (FREE!) •Personal counselling with professional psychologists •Career counselling and workshops •Academic workshops •Themed fairs (ex. job fair) •Disability services for students with learning, mental health, physical sensory and medical disabilities

QUESTIONS PENDANT LA PREMIÈRE ANNÉE ? • Walk-in service with academic advisors throughout the year • First-year students have a mandatory academic refresher session in March • Degree audit for upper-year students

CONTACTEZ-NOUS Student Recruitment and Applicant Relations 416-487-6710 liaison@glendon.yorku.ca Admissions Services 416-487-6710 admissions@glendon.yorku.ca Academic Services 416-487-6856 dearadvisor@glendon.yorku.ca conseil@glendon.yorku.ca ***Visit us at our tables today at the information fair in the manor.*** Drop by the Lion’s Den in the Atrium to ask questions about student life at Glendon!

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