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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

6:30 pm
Join us for a night on the town at one of NYC's premier event venues overlooking Manhattan. York University is partnering with the Canadian Association of New York (CANY) to invite you to the Canadian Universities[...]
Tribeca Rooftop
6:00 pm
Join us on November 27 at the second installment of the Entrepreneurial Alumni Speaker Series featuring alumnus Trevor Coleman. As Founder and Chief Product Officer of Interaxon, Trevor co-created Muse — the popular brain sensing headband that won[...]
York University, Second Student Centre, 2nd Floor
6:00 pm
On Thursday, Nov. 28, join York University for an exclusive evening to see the award-winning musical Come From Away during its limited run at the Place de Arts in Montreal. Created and written by York University[...]
Place des Arts/Piano Nobile
Nov 30 @ 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
2:00 pm
On Sunday, Dec. 1 join us at Skylight in the heart of East London for a magical afternoon of ice skating to usher in the holiday season. Reminisce about your time at Keele and Glendon[...]
Skylight London at Tobacco Dock
Dec 7 @ 11:45 am – 2:00 pm
11:45 am
Please join us for All Canada University holiday luncheon at Cuba Libre Restaurant. Closest Metro is Gallery Place (red line). Take the 9th Street Exit. Walk up two blocks on H Street Date: December 7,[...]
Cuba Libre Restaurant

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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