About Us

A man sitting and using his smartphone

Alumni Engagement: Engaging, Connecting, Building

The Office of Alumni Engagement was created to build meaningful relationships and showcase targeted programs and services for our 300,000+ York alumni around the world. Reach out and join us!

We are part of the Division of Advancement whose goal is to promote York’s teaching and research priorities. Together, we work to engage alumni in the life of the University and our students, and to encourage philanthropic support.

You can reach Alumni Engagement and other York Advancement staff by email or phone.

Our Mission

Advancement at York leads and inspires meaningful engagement and philanthropic support from alumni and friends to advance the University’s mission.

The Division is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors as well as building mutually-beneficial relationships with alumni and many other members of the community. We are also deeply committed to building the reputation of York University as a leading, progressive, research-intensive University uniquely positioned for the betterment of society in the 21st century.


Do you have a question for The Office of Alumni Engagement? See our FAQ for answers to common questions, with links to our resources.

Man answering a question for a woman at at a laptop

Stay in Touch

If you’ve moved, changed jobs or simply changed your email, you might have missed out on news from us, including the Alumni Matters newsletter. Please get back in touch – update or change your info and communications preferences so we know how and when to reach out to you. Or, if you simply want to share what you've been up to since graduating -- maybe you've received a promotion or an award, published a book, started your own business -- submit your update and it could be featured in the Classes section in an upcoming issue of The York University Magazine.

A woman working on a laptop