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Update: the province’s Step 1 Reopening plan

Update: the province’s Step 1 Reopening plan

The province is officially moving into Step 1 of its Roadmap to Reopen today on June 11. Based on an increasing pace of vaccinations and an improving public health situation, outdoor gatherings with up to 10 people will be permitted, with strict limitations on indoor gatherings. A preliminary review of the impacts of this new […]

Community Update #41 - Alternate Test and Exam Supports for Summer 2021 and Fall 2021

Community Update #41 - Alternate Test and Exam Supports for Summer 2021 and Fall 2021

We would like to highlight some supports that are available from the Alternate Exam & Test Centre team this summer and in the lead up to the Fall Term. If you should have any questions, relevant contact information has been included for you below. Summer 2021 Term The Alternate Exam & Test Centre team will be […]

Fill out the International Student Location Form

Fill out the International Student Location Form

I hope you are doing well!  As we communicated earlier, York University is currently planning to offer up to 50% of courses in-person for the Fall 2021 term and a full return in Winter 2022. Current indications, such as an accelerated COVID-19 vaccine roll-out across Canada, support increasing in-person learning and co-curricular opportunities on our […]

York University Campus Outlook for the Fall 2021 Term

York University Campus Outlook for the Fall 2021 Term

Hello future Lion! I know it’s one of your most pressing questions right now, so I am following up on President Lenton’s recent update about our plans for a safe and gradual return to in-person learning on our campuses.  Increasing Opportunities for In-Person Teaching  Current indications, such as an accelerated COVID-19 vaccine roll-out across Canada, […]

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 […]