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Graduate Program in Sociology

Facilities & Resources


Sociology Study Rooms/Student Mailboxes


York Libraries

York University boasts some of the best resources and facilities in the country, including numerous libraries and research/resource centres, computing services and production facilities.  As well, Toronto is home to a very large film and video industry with numerous support services. Here you’ll find equipment co-ops, studio space, film libraries and more…

Scott Library
This is the largest of York's many libraries. It contains thousands of books, journals, periodicals, and other documents, including a very large collection pertaining to Film & Video and the other Fine Arts.

Scott Library is also home to the Graduate Reading Room, a quiet study space for graduate students.

Other Libraries
Other libraries at York include Steacie Science, Archives and Special Collections, Law, Administrative Studies/Government Documents, and the Nellie Langford Rowell Centre (Women's Studies Library). Inter-university loans, extended loan privileges, and library computing services are just a few of the many library services available to assist students with their research.


Graduate Students' Association (GSA)

The GSA is the representative student organization for the graduate population at York. The GSA has made low-cost extended health coverage available to all graduate students, as well as a number of grants and funds to which graduate students may apply. The GSA represents graduate students at Senate and numerous other Faculty of Graduate Studies committees. The GSA produces a handbook annually which will be available early in the fall term. The handbook contains a wealth of useful information regarding York and the surrounding area. Please visit the GSA Offices at Suite 325, Student Centre Complex.

Email and Computing Services

Students must set up a York email account for all departmental emails.  This can be done online.

For more information on labs, software downloads, internet connections and more, please visit the Computing Services Website or stop by the Computing Commons at the William Small Centre.


Centralized Printing for Graduate Students Reigstered in Courses

Graduate students registered in courses can print 3000 free pages per academic year.  Students must have a valid Passport York account to access this feature.  Please see


York University Card

The YU Card is York's official photo identification and campus debit card.  The YU card will enable you to access services such as the Library, recreation facilities, photocopying, student discounts and more.  To find out how to obtain your YU card, please visit .