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Fall 2022 New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation for Fall 2022 will provide information and resources needed for students to prepare for a successful fall semester.

Yeshiva University's Orientation is an interactive experience that provides essential information sessions, introduces new students to college culture and assists students in navigating the services and resources available to all of our undergraduates. Students can expect to develop a sense of community with other new students, learn about college life and make new friends. 

Whether you have questions about academics, registration, housing, transportation, student identification cards or financial aid, this Orientation offers important resources to help answer your questions and assist you in your transition to Yeshiva University.

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Important Dates

  • Sunday, August 21 - Tuesday, August 23, 2022: In-Person Orientation Sessions
  • Wednesday, August 24, 2022: Classes Begin
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Access Orientation Resources Online

The access point to all Orientation resources and online sessions is Canvas, our online educational platform. Follow the directions below to log in and be part of the Orientation experience!

What is Canvas?
Canvas is the online educational platform used to facilitate learning outside of the physical classroom. In addition to serving as a communication portal between students and professors, many elements of your learning experience will be accessible through Canvas. Professors can post classwork, open discussion boards, schedule meetings, and post grades through Canvas

To log into Canvas:
1. Find your YU credentials at yu.edu/findid
2. Go to yu.instructure.com
3. Use your YU email address as your username
4. Use your Active Directory Password as your password

Upon logging into Canvas, accept your invitation to join the Orientation Course.
Orientation Sessions links and schedule can be accessed via the Orientation Course on Canvas.

Orientation Digital Resources Access

Find Your YU Credentials

Watch a video tutorial to find your YU Credentials.

Find Your YU Credentials

Access the Orientation Course on Canvas

Watch a video tutorial to access Canvas, our online educational platform.

Access the Orientation Course on Canvas

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Free Office 365

Find Your YU Credentials

Watch a video tutorial to find your YU Credentials.

Find Your YU Credentials

Access the Orientation Course on Canvas

Watch a video tutorial to access Canvas, our online educational platform.

Access the Orientation Course on Canvas

Free Office 365

Free Office 365

Important Information for All Incoming Students

Health and Insurance

Documented proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for all students before they come onto campus. Please email vaccine proof documentation to CovidStudentLine@yu.edu to ensure your student ID card will be active when you arrive. Any exemption questions should be sent to VaccineExemptionRequest@yu.edu.  

NYS law requires all students to submit an immunization form to the Office of Student Health. The immunization form can be found here, and upon completion should be emailed to YUHealthCenter@yu.edu or faxed to (646) 685-0395. Please be sure to submit the form before your first day of classes, as the law allows only a short grace period before students who are not compliant can no longer be on campus.

All YU students taking 6 or more credits are required to have health insurance. As such, you can either waive the YU medical insurance by submitting a waiver demonstrating comparable insurance coverage in NY or purchase the YU insurance plan. The form to waive out or enroll immediately can be found at https://www.gallagherstudent.com/yeshiva. Please complete this process as soon as possible. Please reach out to yuship@yu.edu with all health insurance-related questions.

Yeshiva University ID Card

We offer you the chance to email a photo of yourself to be used to prepare your YUCard in advance of your arrival. This will allow you to pick up your new YUCard without waiting on the ID picture line. Your YUCard is used to gain access to all YU buildings and YU shuttles, serves as your cafeteria card for on and off campus purchases, and serves as your library card. If you choose not to do this, YU Security will take pictures and prepare YUCards when you are on campus.

If would like to send a picture in advance, please follow these instructions:

  • Picture should be a front facing picture of you alone and should be taken from the chest up.  
  • No hats, bandanas or dark sunglasses.
  • The picture should be taken in front of a solid color background.
  • Smiling is encouraged.

Please send your JPEG formatted picture (most smart phones send JPEG) to yucardpix@yu.edu.
Be sure to include your legal name, your YU ID number (800XXXXXX), and the school you are enrolled in (Stern College for Women, Sy Syms School of Business, Yeshiva College, or Katz School)
When you arrive to campus, you will need to present a driver’s license or other photo identification to retrieve your YU ID card.

Questions About Orientation? Contact Us!

Contact Information

Email Us!
answers@yu.edu

Beren Campus (Women)
215 Lexington Ave, 5th floor

646-592-4217

Wilf Campus (Men)
106 Rubin Hall

646-592-4217

 

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