Division of Vice-Provost Students IRP
The Division of Students is responsible for the provision of exemplary student services and systems infrastructure. The Division develops programs, strategies, policies and processes to support student success by creating an environment in which student may excel in and outside of the classroom. It is responsible for supporting the University's academic goals and making students aware of their rights and responsibilities. The Division works closely with the Vice-President Academic and Provost to create an environment that promotes student academic success, retention of our students and prepares them to be successful alumni of York.
The Division's student-centred environment values and supports student success, encourages creativity and risk-taking and is responsive to new opportunities. Through the services provided and connections fostered by the Division, it encourages students to engage with the community and to build lasting relationships that continue beyond graduation.
Core Functional Areas:
The Vice-Provost Students is a member of the senior leadership team that defines the objectives, strategies and resources to implement the University Academic Plan/Integrated Resource Plans. The Division of Students is comprised of the following units:
- Office of the Vice-President is responsible for overseeing the effective and efficient delivery of services by the operating units within the Division. The Division's Information Technology unit reports to this office.
- Enrolment Management
- Admissions, Communications and Client Services works closely with academic and administrative units across the university to attract and enrol an academically strong and diverse group of students. It works to optimize communication and to provide information and customer service. This unit is comprised of the following departments: Admissions Processing, Client Services, Communications and Recruitment.
- Office of the Registrar supports the University's academic and enrolment management and maintains the integrity and accuracy of the academic records. The Offices' functions include degree audits, transcripts, grade reports and sessional and examination date planning. The Office also administers the University's scholarship, bursary and work/study programs, acts as the principal point of contact for students applying for governmental student loans, and processes payments for tuition, housing and related student fees. The office also administers the tests and examinations for students with disabilities.
- Glendon Student Services, through the office of the Associate Principal, provides the same services to the Glendon student community as provided at the Keele campus, which include careers counselling, crisis counselling, financial services support, residence life, and student community development support and programming. In addition, this office also manages the Proctor Field House, the Glendon Theatre and Glendon Art Gallery.
- Sport and Recreation offers the community opportunities to participate in programs that include inter-university sport, intramural sport, casual recreation, instructional classes, sport clubs and fitness.
- Student Community Development is responsible for Aboriginal Student Services; Student Organizations and Activities; Health Education & Promotion; Orientation & First-Year Programs; student leadership training & development; and the Residence Life program. Additionally, the director supports the University's student governments and organizations. The following Offices and departments are a part of this unit: Career Centre, Centre for Student Community and Leadership Development, Counselling and Disabilities Services, and the Office of Student Conduct and Dispute Resolution.
The Division of Students is committed to supporting the academic mission of the University and developing student-centered operations at the University.
Office of Vice-Provost Students
Location: N303, Bennett Centre for Student Services