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See below for our upcoming events. There’s something for everyone, so don’t miss out! Check out our past events by viewing our photo gallery.

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Ottawa Alumni Reception @ Canadian Museum of Nature - Barrick Salon
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
There’s no place like home – and that is why we’re bringing York to you with the Ottawa Alumni Reception. On Tuesday June 6 we have an exciting and interactive program that will inform, engage, and inspire you.

Mamdouh Shoukri
President & Vice-Chancellor, York University

The evening will be an opportunity to relive your days at York and reconnect alongside old friends and new ones.York President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri and President Designate Rhonda Lenton will take part in an interactive fireside chat moderated by Glendon College Principal Donald Ipperciel.

Rhonda Lenton
President Designate, York University

You'll have the opportunity to hear from Dr. Shoukri and Dr. Lenton on the incredible changes at York University over the past decade and the bold vision for the future. Our interactive format will allow audience members to submit questions and engage with University leadership.
You’ll also learn about York’s most ambitious campaign yet and ways you can get involved!
Top your night off with a prize giveaway, and it will definitely be one to remember. RSVP today - we look forward to seeing you there!
The event is proudly sponsored by York’s Affinity Partner for Home and Auto Insurance, TD Insurance. 
Mayor's Annual Business Address & Luncheon @ Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa
Jun 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Mayor's Annual Business Address & Luncheon is one of the key networking opportunities in the city. It is the only place to hear the Mayor's vision for the upcoming year, to meet members of Council and network with the elite of Markham's vibrant business community. York University President Designate Lenton will also be speaking at the luncheon.

RVSP: On-line registration closes 2 business days prior to the event. Late registrants can contact 289-844-3024 or events [at]
York Alumni Tailgate Party @ BMO Field, Ontario Place Lot
Jun 25 @ 1:30 pm – 7:00 pm


Cheer on the Toronto Argos at the York University Alumni Tailgate Party on June 25!

We're bringing back the York Alumni team to the tailgate on June 25 with the exclusive York Alumni Tailgate experience. For only $35 per person (you and up to three guests), you

not only get to experience game day at BMO Field as they take on the Hamilton Tiger Cats, but you also get to share in the excitement with fellow York grads at our very own pre-game tailgate party.

Your game ticket is your walk-in pass for the Argos' Tailgate Zone where York University will be hosting an exclusive pre-game tailgate experience for York grads. Your ticket price includes great food and cold drinks from our exclusive Food Truck starting at 1:30pm (alcoholic beverages can be purchased onsite from the venue).

Don't forget to share your York pride and wear red and white!


Register by Tuesday, June 20


All sales are final. Tickets will be distributed via email once the event registration closes.

Parking is not included in ticket price. Paid parking is available at Exhibition Place. Please consider taking public transit to the game.

This event is proudly sponsored by York's Affinity partner for credit card products - MBNA

Bring your York University MasterCard to the event to receive a Power Bank for your Mobile device. Don’t have the York U MasterCard already? Based on approval, you could receive yours in time for the event.

You'll also get the chance to cheer on fellow York grads Jamal Campbell, Chris Kolankowski and James Tuck.