Show your #YUSpirit at Red & White Day!

Students give a Y salute during red and white day

York University President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri has issued this invitation to the York community:

It’s time to show your #YUSpirit at Red and White Day!

red and white day promotional graphic

Join in the celebration on Thursday, Oct. 1, and wear red and white or York gear to show your pride and passion for York University.

This year, more than 35 campus partners are involved in Red & White Day, including student groups, the Bookstore, Food Services and many others. These spirit days are an opportunity for us to come together to share our community spirit and celebrate our achievements.

On October 1, there are numerous ways to participate in this exciting celebration on our two campuses, including:

  • Campus Alumni Breakfast at Schulich
  • YFS Bagel Breakfast in Vari Hall
  • #YUSpirit Photo contests and photo booth, online and in Vari Hall
  • Food Trucks on Keele and Glendon campuses
  • Spirit Rally at 12pm in the Student Centre
  • Carnival in Vanier Field
  • Film screening of Leftover, an award-winning student film and a Q&A with the Director/Writer at Nat Taylor Cinema
  • #YUTweetup with the President and 2015 President for a Day at Gales Gallery
  • $10 T-shirts, 25 per cent off red and white merchandise in the York U Bookstore, and other campus promotions.

For the full schedule of events, visit the Red & White Day website. If you have any questions, e-mail

I look forward to seeing you there!

Mamdouh Shoukri
President and Vice-Chancellor