Events

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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.

Questions? Contact the Events team at alumnievents@yorku.ca.

York Day Alumni BBQ @ Aviva Centre at York University
Aug 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
York Day Alumni BBQ @ Aviva Centre at York University | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
5:30 pm
Join us on August 11 after the matinée match or before the evening match for the annual York Day Alumni Barbeque and celebrate with other alumni tennis fans! For only $7.50* per ticket, you can[...]
Marvel Universe LIVE! @ Air Canada Centre
Aug 13 – Aug 16 all-day
Marvel Universe LIVE! @ Air Canada Centre
12:00 am
Marvel Universe LIVE! A live-action arena experience that captivates audiences with an original story that brings more than 25 Marvel characters together for one epic quest.  On at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto from[...]
Aug 22 @ 11:30 am – 5:00 pm
3rd Annual Joshua Yasay Charity Basketball Tournament @ Tait MacKenzie Gym
11:30 am
York’s third annual Joshua Yasay Charity Basketball Tournament will take place on Aug. 22 from 11:30am to 5pm at the Tait MacKenzie Gym. The game is open to the public for everyone to witness. Cheer[...]
Sep 11 – Sep 29 all-day
York Homecoming 2015
12:00 am
Make plans to come home this September! Another Homecoming is nearly upon us! Events are planned for the Keele and Glendon campuses throughout September with thousands of York alumni, students and community members in attendance[...]
TORONTO – SPORTS INDUSTRY ALUMNI MIXER @ Schulich School of Business
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm
6:00 pm
York Sports Business Association (YSBA) and Schulich Business of Sports Club (SBSC) would like to welcome you back to York University for our inaugural Sports Industry Alumni Mixer on the evening of Thursday, October 22, at Schulich[...]
On the road to Paris: The Trudeau Government and the Environment, Energy and Climate Change @ CPA Ontario
9:00 am
With the Paris COP just around the corner, and Prime Minister Trudeau’s cabinet now named, join the Sustainable Energy Initiative for an important and informative discussion chaired by SEI Co-Chair Prof. Mark Winfield, with five[...]
Nov 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Environmental Studies Vancouver Alumni Reception @ Gowlings Lafleur Henderson LLP | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
4:00 pm
Noël Sturgeon, Dean, Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES), and Peter Snell (MES/LLB ’94), are co-hosting an exclusive alumni reception for FES Alumni in Vancouver. The event will be held at Gowlings Lafleur Henderson LLP, 550[...]
York Circle Lecture & Lunch Event @ Life Sciences Building, Keele campus, York University
Nov 28 @ 10:45 am – 1:45 pm
York Circle Lecture & Lunch Event @ Life Sciences Building, Keele campus, York University
10:45 am
Join us for the latest edition of The York Circle on Saturday, Nov. 28. Hear four of York's leading professors speak on a wide range of interesting and topical subjects. Complimentary coffee, light snacks and[...]
York Science Forum @ The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm
York Science Forum @ The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library
7:00 pm
  Join us as bestselling author and renowned particle physicist Lisa Randall looks at the astounding interconnectedness of our universe by examining the intriguing possibility that a comet, knocked out of its orbit by a[...]
MYPAC Speaker Series – Anishinaabe Knowledge Systems: Environmental Justice and Zaagidowin @ HNES 140 (Keele Campus)
12:30 pm
The MES-York Planning Alumni Committee (MYPAC) invites you to the seminar Anishinaabe Knowledge Systems: Environmental Justice and Zaagidowin with Professor Deborah McGregor.  This seminar will launch the 2016 MYPAC Planning Speakers' Series at York University.   [...]
The York Circle (Special Edition - International Women's Day) @ Life Sciences Building, Keele Campus, York University
Mar 12 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
The York Circle (Special Edition - International Women's Day) @ Life Sciences Building, Keele Campus, York University | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
9:30 am
Campus Alumni Breakfast (Red & White Day) @ Schulich Executive Dining Room
Mar 22 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Campus Alumni Breakfast (Red & White Day) @ Schulich Executive Dining Room
8:30 am
May 5 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Glendon Alumni - 50th Anniversary Celebration – Ottawa @ PLAY Food & Wine | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
4:00 pm
R.S.V.P. BY APRIL 29, 2016
May 27 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Glendon Alumni - 50th Anniversary Celebration – Montreal @ Café des Beaux-Arts | Montréal | Québec | Canada
4:30 pm
R.S.V.P. BY MAY 20, 2016 Montreal’s Alumni have always been active whenever an Alumni event is organized due to their continuous eagerness to gather.  In fact, Glendon has always been and will always be interested[...]
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Glendon - Walk in the Valley (Spring) @ Glendon Hall | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
10:00 am
Over the years, Glendon’s trails have inspired poets, nature walkers, history and architecture buffs. In fact, those trails can be considered as a trip through time or even a paradise that can be preserved for[...]
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm
12th Annual York University Planning Alumni Social @ Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto, ON
6:00 pm
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Joshua Yasay Charity Basketball Tournament @ Tait McKenzie Centre | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
10:00 am
OSIRIS-REx Mission Launch @ York University, Bergeron Centre - Orientation Room 125
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm
OSIRIS-REx Mission Launch @ York University, Bergeron Centre - Orientation Room 125 | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
6:00 pm
Join the Lassonde and York University community in celebrating our contribution to the first-ever asteroid sample return mission. OSIRIS-REx will launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on an Atlas V 411 rocket on September 8, 2016, at 7.05pm.[...]
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Glendon - Walk in the Valley (Fall) @ Glendon Hall | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
10:00 am
Over the years, Glendon’s trails have inspired poets, nature walkers, history and architecture buffs. In fact, those trails can be considered as a trip through time or even a paradise that can be preserved for[...]
HOMECOMING 2016 @ Alumni Field
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm
HOMECOMING 2016 @ Alumni Field | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
1:00 pm
York U Science Alumni Annual Meeting @ Bethune College, Room 320 (Paul Delaney Gallery)
Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
4:00 pm
FREE with registration at: www.yusan.ca Agenda: • 4-5 PM: Networking and presentation of OSIRIS-Rex by Julie Tome (ROM) who will describe humanity’s asteroid sample return mission & the key role played by York U’s Dr.[...]
Glendon 50th Anniversary Alumni Reception & Reunions @ Centre of Excellence, Glendon Campus, 2275 Bayview Ave.
Sep 30 @ 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Glendon 50th Anniversary Alumni Reception & Reunions @ Centre of Excellence, Glendon Campus, 2275 Bayview Ave. | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
4:30 pm
50TH ANNIVERSARY ALUMNI RECEPTION       4:30PM  TO 7:30PM 50TH ANNIVERSARY ALUMNI REUNIONS        7:30PM TO 9:30PM   Fifty years ago, Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson and Principal Escott Reid opened Glendon College. Thus, we are honoured to[...]
Glendon 50th Anniversary Black Tie Gala @ BMO Conference Centre, Glendon Hall, 2275 Bayview Ave.
Oct 1 @ 6:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Glendon 50th Anniversary Black Tie Gala @ BMO Conference Centre, Glendon Hall, 2275 Bayview Ave. | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
6:30 pm
Geography Alumni Network Lecture @ Senate Chamber N940 Ross
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
The Geography Alumni Network will be presenting a lecture on 'The Global Climate Change Challenge and International Climate Policy'. The event will feature York University Geography grad, Andrew Bishop (BA '73), who will give the[...]
York Science Forum @ Design Exchange
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
6:30 pm
The third annual York Science Forum is being hosted on November 2nd, 2016 in partnership with the Gairdner Foundation, at the Design Exchange located downtown Toronto. Entitled,“Hacking the Genome: The Brave New World of Gene[...]
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This Is Impact: Toronto Alumni Reception (SOLD OUT) @ The Aperture Room | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
7:00 pm
There is no place like home – and that is why we are bringing York to you with the Toronto Alumni Reception. On November 10th, we have an exciting line-up of speakers who will inform,[...]
12:00 pm
The technology for genome editing, referred to as 'CRISPR', has developed very recently from basic studies on adaptive immunity in bacteria; how bacteria protect themselves from viral infection. Many of the applications of genome editing,[...]
Bryden Alumni Awards @ Royal Ontario Museum
Nov 24 @ 6:45 pm – 10:00 pm
Bryden Alumni Awards @ Royal Ontario Museum | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
6:45 pm
The 2016 Bryden Alumni Awards is SOLD OUT. Stayed tuned for post-event highlights and videos. Join alumni, students, donors and friends as we honour four remarkable alumni at the annual Bryden Alumni Awards dinner. An expected[...]
The York Circle @ Life Sciences Building, York University, Keele Campus
Nov 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The York Circle @ Life Sciences Building, York University, Keele Campus | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
9:00 am
2016 Lecture and Lunch Series The Office of Alumni Engagement is pleased to offer this signature speaker series that makes York’s vibrant academic and research life available to alumni and friends of the University. The York[...]
York Day Alumni BBQ @ Aviva Centre at York University
Aug 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
York Day Alumni BBQ @ Aviva Centre at York University | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
5:30 pm
Join us on August 11 after the matinée match or before the evening match for the annual York Day Alumni Barbeque and celebrate with other alumni tennis fans! For only $7.50* per ticket, you can[...]
Marvel Universe LIVE! @ Air Canada Centre
Aug 13 – Aug 16 all-day
Marvel Universe LIVE! @ Air Canada Centre
12:00 am
Marvel Universe LIVE! A live-action arena experience that captivates audiences with an original story that brings more than 25 Marvel characters together for one epic quest.  On at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto from[...]
Aug 22 @ 11:30 am – 5:00 pm
3rd Annual Joshua Yasay Charity Basketball Tournament @ Tait MacKenzie Gym
11:30 am
York’s third annual Joshua Yasay Charity Basketball Tournament will take place on Aug. 22 from 11:30am to 5pm at the Tait MacKenzie Gym. The game is open to the public for everyone to witness. Cheer[...]
Sep 11 – Sep 29 all-day
York Homecoming 2015
12:00 am
Make plans to come home this September! Another Homecoming is nearly upon us! Events are planned for the Keele and Glendon campuses throughout September with thousands of York alumni, students and community members in attendance[...]
TORONTO – SPORTS INDUSTRY ALUMNI MIXER @ Schulich School of Business
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm
6:00 pm
York Sports Business Association (YSBA) and Schulich Business of Sports Club (SBSC) would like to welcome you back to York University for our inaugural Sports Industry Alumni Mixer on the evening of Thursday, October 22, at Schulich[...]
On the road to Paris: The Trudeau Government and the Environment, Energy and Climate Change @ CPA Ontario
9:00 am
With the Paris COP just around the corner, and Prime Minister Trudeau’s cabinet now named, join the Sustainable Energy Initiative for an important and informative discussion chaired by SEI Co-Chair Prof. Mark Winfield, with five[...]
Nov 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Environmental Studies Vancouver Alumni Reception @ Gowlings Lafleur Henderson LLP | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
4:00 pm
Noël Sturgeon, Dean, Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES), and Peter Snell (MES/LLB ’94), are co-hosting an exclusive alumni reception for FES Alumni in Vancouver. The event will be held at Gowlings Lafleur Henderson LLP, 550[...]
York Circle Lecture & Lunch Event @ Life Sciences Building, Keele campus, York University
Nov 28 @ 10:45 am – 1:45 pm
York Circle Lecture & Lunch Event @ Life Sciences Building, Keele campus, York University
10:45 am
Join us for the latest edition of The York Circle on Saturday, Nov. 28. Hear four of York's leading professors speak on a wide range of interesting and topical subjects. Complimentary coffee, light snacks and[...]
York Science Forum @ The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm
York Science Forum @ The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library
7:00 pm
  Join us as bestselling author and renowned particle physicist Lisa Randall looks at the astounding interconnectedness of our universe by examining the intriguing possibility that a comet, knocked out of its orbit by a[...]
MYPAC Speaker Series – Anishinaabe Knowledge Systems: Environmental Justice and Zaagidowin @ HNES 140 (Keele Campus)
12:30 pm
The MES-York Planning Alumni Committee (MYPAC) invites you to the seminar Anishinaabe Knowledge Systems: Environmental Justice and Zaagidowin with Professor Deborah McGregor.  This seminar will launch the 2016 MYPAC Planning Speakers' Series at York University.   [...]
The York Circle (Special Edition - International Women's Day) @ Life Sciences Building, Keele Campus, York University
Mar 12 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
The York Circle (Special Edition - International Women's Day) @ Life Sciences Building, Keele Campus, York University | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
9:30 am
Campus Alumni Breakfast (Red & White Day) @ Schulich Executive Dining Room
Mar 22 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Campus Alumni Breakfast (Red & White Day) @ Schulich Executive Dining Room
8:30 am
May 5 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Glendon Alumni - 50th Anniversary Celebration – Ottawa @ PLAY Food & Wine | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
4:00 pm
R.S.V.P. BY APRIL 29, 2016
May 27 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Glendon Alumni - 50th Anniversary Celebration – Montreal @ Café des Beaux-Arts | Montréal | Québec | Canada
4:30 pm
R.S.V.P. BY MAY 20, 2016 Montreal’s Alumni have always been active whenever an Alumni event is organized due to their continuous eagerness to gather.  In fact, Glendon has always been and will always be interested[...]
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Glendon - Walk in the Valley (Spring) @ Glendon Hall | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
10:00 am
Over the years, Glendon’s trails have inspired poets, nature walkers, history and architecture buffs. In fact, those trails can be considered as a trip through time or even a paradise that can be preserved for[...]
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm
12th Annual York University Planning Alumni Social @ Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto, ON
6:00 pm
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Joshua Yasay Charity Basketball Tournament @ Tait McKenzie Centre | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
10:00 am
OSIRIS-REx Mission Launch @ York University, Bergeron Centre - Orientation Room 125
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm
OSIRIS-REx Mission Launch @ York University, Bergeron Centre - Orientation Room 125 | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
6:00 pm
Join the Lassonde and York University community in celebrating our contribution to the first-ever asteroid sample return mission. OSIRIS-REx will launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on an Atlas V 411 rocket on September 8, 2016, at 7.05pm.[...]
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Glendon - Walk in the Valley (Fall) @ Glendon Hall  | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
10:00 am
Over the years, Glendon’s trails have inspired poets, nature walkers, history and architecture buffs. In fact, those trails can be considered as a trip through time or even a paradise that can be preserved for[...]
HOMECOMING 2016 @ Alumni Field
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm
HOMECOMING 2016 @ Alumni Field | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
1:00 pm
York U Science Alumni Annual Meeting @ Bethune College, Room 320 (Paul Delaney Gallery)
Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
4:00 pm
FREE with registration at: www.yusan.ca Agenda: • 4-5 PM: Networking and presentation of OSIRIS-Rex by Julie Tome (ROM) who will describe humanity’s asteroid sample return mission & the key role played by York U’s Dr.[...]
Glendon 50th Anniversary Alumni Reception & Reunions @ Centre of Excellence, Glendon Campus, 2275 Bayview Ave.
Sep 30 @ 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Glendon 50th Anniversary Alumni Reception & Reunions @ Centre of Excellence, Glendon Campus, 2275 Bayview Ave. | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
4:30 pm
50TH ANNIVERSARY ALUMNI RECEPTION       4:30PM  TO 7:30PM 50TH ANNIVERSARY ALUMNI REUNIONS        7:30PM TO 9:30PM   Fifty years ago, Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson and Principal Escott Reid opened Glendon College. Thus, we are honoured to[...]
Glendon 50th Anniversary Black Tie Gala @ BMO Conference Centre, Glendon Hall, 2275 Bayview Ave.
Oct 1 @ 6:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Glendon 50th Anniversary Black Tie Gala @ BMO Conference Centre, Glendon Hall, 2275 Bayview Ave. | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
6:30 pm
Geography Alumni Network Lecture @ Senate Chamber N940 Ross
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
The Geography Alumni Network will be presenting a lecture on 'The Global Climate Change Challenge and International Climate Policy'. The event will feature York University Geography grad, Andrew Bishop (BA '73), who will give the[...]
York Science Forum @ Design Exchange
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
6:30 pm
The third annual York Science Forum is being hosted on November 2nd, 2016 in partnership with the Gairdner Foundation, at the Design Exchange located downtown Toronto. Entitled,“Hacking the Genome: The Brave New World of Gene[...]
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This Is Impact: Toronto Alumni Reception (SOLD OUT) @ The Aperture Room | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
7:00 pm
There is no place like home – and that is why we are bringing York to you with the Toronto Alumni Reception. On November 10th, we have an exciting line-up of speakers who will inform,[...]
12:00 pm
The technology for genome editing, referred to as 'CRISPR', has developed very recently from basic studies on adaptive immunity in bacteria; how bacteria protect themselves from viral infection. Many of the applications of genome editing,[...]
Bryden Alumni Awards @ Royal Ontario Museum
Nov 24 @ 6:45 pm – 10:00 pm
Bryden Alumni Awards @ Royal Ontario Museum | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
6:45 pm
The 2016 Bryden Alumni Awards is SOLD OUT. Stayed tuned for post-event highlights and videos. Join alumni, students, donors and friends as we honour four remarkable alumni at the annual Bryden Alumni Awards dinner. An expected[...]
The York Circle @ Life Sciences Building, York University, Keele Campus
Nov 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The York Circle @ Life Sciences Building, York University, Keele Campus | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
9:00 am
2016 Lecture and Lunch Series The Office of Alumni Engagement is pleased to offer this signature speaker series that makes York’s vibrant academic and research life available to alumni and friends of the University. The York[...]