Spring on the York College campus

Welcome to the York family

Parents are part of every York student’s success. We welcome parents as full partners in helping their sons and daughter navigate the transition to college successfully. At York, you’re like family.

Parent Checklist

  • Tips for a smooth transition

    Tips for a smooth transition

    Tip #1

    Teach them to budget money and make smart financial decisions.

    Tip #2

    Work with them on “adult” skills, like manners and professional etiquette.

    Tip #3

    Prepare them for the social pressures of college and independent living. Inspire a work ethic that puts homework first.

    Tip #4

    Share life skills. Teach them to cook, to do laundry, to make a bed and clean a room.

    Tip #5

    Encourage them to seek help when it’s needed—from advisors, friends, professors and you.

  • Top 10 reasons to live on campus

    Top 10 reasons to live on campus

    1. Making friends for life

    2. Getting immersed in learning

    3. Painting the rock

    4. Living the life of a Spartan

    5. Furnished rooms and residence halls

    6. Socializing with professors

    7. Late nights in the science lab

    8. Paid utilities, including Wi-Fi

    9. Resident assistants

    10. Safety and security

  • How Spartans succeed

    How Spartans succeed

    York students benefit from career-focused resources and connections. Together with an advisor, every freshman develops a personal academic plan that matches skills and interests to the major that fits best.

    Peer and professional advising help students stay on track and on schedule. A dedicated Transfer Resource Center caters to the unique needs of transfer students.

  • YCPWEB for parents

    YCPWEB for parents

    YCPWeb for Parents allows students to create a parent account for proxy access to important student account information including warning grades, final grades, pay deposits and view or pay eBills.

  • A feeling of family

    A feeling of family

    York welcomes parent visits anytime. Activities and resources for families bring the community together throughout the year.

    Every autumn, Fall Fest offers the best of homecoming, family fun, food and reunions in one awesome weekend.

    Dedicated counseling services help families navigate changes that college can bring.

    Concerts and special events welcome parents to campus throughout the year.