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Graduate Studies

Dean’s Task Force on Graduate Students with Disabilities

The Task Force on Graduate Students with Disabilities was constituted in 2012 as a working group of the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The Task Force will identify issues pertaining to Graduate students with Disabilities and make recommendations about improving services and support for York’s Graduate Students with Disabilities.

In particular, the Task Force will:

  1. Prepare a handbook for graduate students, staff and faculty on services and policies for graduate students with disabilities;
  2. Review Senate policy regulations on graduate students with disabilities and make recommendations to ensure University compliance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA);
  3. Assess needs of York‘s graduate students with disabilities to ensure we providing appropriate academic support.

Upcoming Events

Graduate students with diabilities are invited to participate in one of two focus groups, which will be aimed at better understanding your issues and concerns related to your experience at York University.
Refreshments will be served.
April 1st, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
April 4th, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Rm 232 York Lanes.

Information collected through these focus groups will contribute to FGS recommendations to the Senate.
We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to share your thoughts about enhancing the graduate student experience.
The room is accessible.
However, if you need specific accommodations please let us know promptly.

Reach out to Karen Krasny at, or Sabrina Charles at


All meetings will be held in 232 York Lanes from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon–unless noted otherwise.

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