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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
On Thursday, Feb. 27 join London's diverse and thriving Canadian alumni community at Simpson's in the Strand for the first edition of the Canadian Universities Alumni Networking Evening in London. Hosted by the Canada - United[...]
Simpson's in the Strand
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
The School of Social Work's Alumni Network invites you to attend our upcoming networking event on Thursday, Feb. 27 that will feature a session on how to network effectively. The evening will also include food[...]
802 South Ross Building
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
9:00 am
  The York Circle Lecture and Lunch Series is a relaxed gathering that showcases the latest and most exciting research from York's leading professors. These free presentations are offered four times each year to York[...]
Life Sciences Building, York University
Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Calumet & Stong Colleges are seeking alumni panelists to attend our Career Compass event. Career Compass is an alumni panel event scheduled for Wednesday, March 11 @ 2:00pm – 4:00pm in Stong College, Room 101[...]
Stong College Master's Dining Room (Room 101)
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Join us at the Glenbow Museum, Calgary's Art & History Museum, on March 26 to meet and network with other York alumni in the Calgary area. Following the mix and mingle, you'll have the opportunity[...]
Glenbow Museum
7:00 pm
Do you enjoy hearing about the latest thought-provoking research? The Scholars’ Hub speaker series features discussions on a broad range of topics, with engaging lectures from some of York’s best minds. The Scholars’ Hub events[...]
Markham Public Library

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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