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Community Update #40 - Revised Outlook on the Fall and Winter Terms

Community Update #40 - Revised Outlook on the Fall and Winter Terms

In my last update in March, I shared details with you about our plans for the safe return to York’s campuses this fall based on public health and government guidelines. Faculties began the work of identifying priorities for in-person instruction based on an assumption of being able to utilize about 25 to 30 percent of our space. […]

Revised outlook on Fall and Winter Terms

Revised outlook on Fall and Winter Terms

In my last update in March, I committed to share more details about our plan for a safe return to campus this fall. Over the past few weeks, new developments have led to a more optimistic outlook for the Fall and Winter Terms.  While the current rate of COVID-19 infections in the Greater Toronto Area […]

International Students: Important information about study permit applications and delayed exams

International Students: Important information about study permit applications and delayed exams

York University, Ontario and Canada will continue to welcome international students this Fall semester and we look forward to seeing you soon. If you have questions, please contact iadvisor@yorku.ca. York’s comprehensive and mandatory quarantine program continues to support the safe arrival of international students in Toronto, Canada and to effectively prevent the spread of COVID-19. […]

Undergraduate Students: Get ready to enrol in your Fall/Winter 2021-2022 courses

Undergraduate Students: Get ready to enrol in your Fall/Winter 2021-2022 courses

It’s the time of year to begin planning your Fall/Winter 2021-2022 course enrolment.The University is actively planning for a safe return to our campuses for the Fall 2021 term. For details, please read President Lenton’s announcement. This year, Fall/Winter 2021-2022 course enrolment for continuing students will begin in July. You can confirm your specific enrolment […]

Community Update #39 - On Campus Research and the Stay-at-Home Order

Community Update #39 - On Campus Research and the Stay-at-Home Order

Following the last update that was shared after the release of additional restrictions by the Provincial Government, I am writing on behalf of the Research Continuity Group (RCG) to provide further guidance for on-campus research activities during the current provincial Stay-at-Home order. At this time, the University is not further restricting access for those researchers […]

Graduate Students - Update on Strengthened Enforcement of Stay-at-Home Order

Graduate Students - Update on Strengthened Enforcement of Stay-at-Home Order

As recently announced, the Province is permitting strengthened enforcement of the Stay-at-Home order, while imposing new travel restrictions and additional measures to stop the spread of COVID-19. These new measures came into effect on April 17 at 12:01 a.m. and are expected to remain in place until at least May 20. The province has recently […]

Community Update #38 - Update on Strengthened Enforcement of Stay-at-Home Order

Community Update #38 - Update on Strengthened Enforcement of Stay-at-Home Order

As recently announced, the Ontario Government is permitting strengthened enforcement of the Stay-at-Home order, while imposing new travel restrictions and additional measures to stop the spread of COVID-19. These new measures came into effect on April 17 at 12:01 a.m. and are expected to remain in place until at least May 20. The province has […]

Community Update #37 - Preliminary update for researchers on strengthened measures to control COVID-19 transmission

Community Update #37 - Preliminary update for researchers on strengthened measures to control COVID-19 transmission

To the Associate Deans of Research, As you are likely aware, in response to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases and the enhanced threat to public health, today the Premier announced strengthened public health measures to help reduce transmission. Based on our current understanding of the announcement, those researchers, students, post docs and staff who are approved to conduct research […]

Community Update #36 - Update on Vaccines

Community Update #36 - Update on Vaccines

We continue to be grateful for the important contributions of required services staff on our campuses. While all members of the University’s community are experiencing hardships resulting from the pandemic, to support the staff working on York’s campuses at this time we want to remind everyone to please not come on site unless it is […]

Travel Guidance for Summer 2021 & Fall 2021 Terms

Travel Guidance for Summer 2021 & Fall 2021 Terms

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to present many unknowns this year with respect to travel. With the emergence of variants of concern and the varying pace of global vaccination, the University is recommending that all non-essential outbound travel should be limited or delayed where possible. The following applies to all members of the York community, whether […]