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Connect With York Alumni & Friends

We know our alumni are second to none! Through your personal, professional and academic experiences, you serve as a source of rich knowledge, unmatched passion and diverse insight that we want to tap into. Reconnect with your alma mater and help us build the best York imaginable for future generations of students by volunteering and staying connected with us.

Check out our available opportunities below. If you have ideas for other ways York U grads can come together and get involved with the University, please contact us at or 416-650-8159.

Involved, Informed, Interconnected

From formalized networks and student mentorship, to social events, benefits and discounts, York alumni enjoy an amazing community.

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Reshaping our World

“I’m really lucky to be doing every day exactly what I learned [in the Faculty of Environmental Studies], and that’s using an interdisciplinary approach to solving environmental problems that touch on health, economy, public policy, and the environment.”

— Bruce Lourie (MES ’87), Author, Death by Rubber Duck
President of the Ivey Foundation

Upcoming Events

6:00 pm
The Master in Environmental Studies at York Planning Alumni Committee (MYPAC) invites you to the 15th Annual Planning Alumni Social on Sept. 19, 2019. We have chosen to host our event at a truly unique[...]
R&D Restaurant
6:00 pm
The York University School of Public Policy and Administration Alumni Network (YUSPPAAN) invites you to their upcoming “Starting with Success” Social organized in partnership with the Public Policy and Administration Student Association (PPASA) and Graduate[...]
York University Second Student Centre
1:00 pm
Eat, Drink, Mix and Mingle and savor the delights of Indian cuisine Date: Saturday, September  23, 2019 Time: 1:00 - 2:45 pm Location: 3512-14 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008 Phone: (202) 244-6600 Cost: $35.00[...]
Indique Restaurant
7:00 pm
Aurora Public Library and York University invite you to the inauguaral York University Scholars' Hub in Aurora. At this special event, Dr. Ruth Koleszar-Green, co-chair of the Indigenous Council and special advisor to the University's president on[...]
Aurora Public Library
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
9:00 am
Join us for The York Circle Lecture and Lunch on Saturday, September 28 from 9am to 1pm. Hear from four of York's leading faculty members on a wide range of interesting topics that speak to some[...]
Life Sciences Building, Keele Campus
7:00 pm
Vaughan Public Libraries and York University invite you to the York University Scholars' Hub in Vaughan. At this session, Dr. John E. Moore, York professor in Earth and Space Science and Engineering, and Research Chair[...]
Bathurst-Clark Library Branch

Student-Alumni Mentorship and Events

Students, our alumni know that you have a lot to contribute and they want to get to know you! Check out our opportunities for current students – including Student Ambassadors, GRADitude volunteering or one-on-one career advice.

Alumni Events

Are you hosting an event? Do you want it to be profiled and/or invite YorkU alumni? Whether you graduated recently or long ago, or are still doing your undergrad, contact us at / 416-650-8210 with details about your event.

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