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Remote Teaching Support for Winter Term

Remote Teaching Support for Winter Term

Given the recent announcement that courses will be delivered remotely for the initial weeks of the Winter Term and with in-person instruction planned to commence on January 24, I would like to share some helpful resources and supports. Please be assured that the University will continue to monitor the latest developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic over […]

Revised Winter Travel Guidance

Revised Winter Travel Guidance

On December 15, 2021, the Government of Canada revised its travel guidelines for Canadians to avoid all non-essential travel. Further, as cases of the new Omicron variant continue to grow, other countries and regions are also changing their travel guidelines.  The following applies to all students during the Winter 2022 Term; further details are available […]

Revised Winter Travel Guidance

Revised Winter Travel Guidance

On December 15, 2021, the Government of Canada revised its travel guidelines for Canadians to avoid all non-essential travel. Further, as cases of the new Omicron variant continue to grow, other countries and regions are also changing their travel guidelines.   In general, all non-essential outbound travel should be limited or delayed wherever possible to promote the […]

Required: Disclose Your Vaccination Status

Required: Disclose Your Vaccination Status

Our records show that you are exclusively enrolled in online and remote courses for Winter 2022 and have not disclosed your vaccination status. Please take the following actions to comply with York University’s Vaccination Mandate.  Students who are exclusively enrolled in online and remote courses are not at risk of de-enrolment. However, it is essential […]

Students in Residence: Make an Informed Holiday Plan: COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures

Students in Residence: Make an Informed Holiday Plan: COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures

As Ontario works hard to limit the spread of COVID-19, and with the federal government recently introducing new testing and quarantine requirements for those arriving in Canada from international travel, and the latest advisory against non-essential travel, the health and wellbeing of our residence community is our highest priority. In light of the evolving situation […]

End of Term and Holiday Closure Plans

End of Term and Holiday Closure Plans

In light of recent guidance issued by the Ontario Government aimed at limiting the spread of the Omicron variant, York University will be reducing on-campus activities in December and into January.  The Fall 2021 exam period will continue with additional safety measures implemented including two metre physical distancing in exam spaces. The Winter 2022 academic term […]

End of Term Plans

End of Term Plans

Dear York Community,  The health and safety of the York community continues to be our highest priority. In light of recent guidance issued by the Ontario Government, and reduced activity on our campuses due to the completion of classes, York University will be limiting in-person campus attendance to those who are required to help complete […]

Holiday Closure at York

Holiday Closure at York

Dear York Community, As the holiday season approaches, I want to remind you of the extended University holiday closure period. York’s campuses will be closed as of Friday, Dec. 24, 2021, through to Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, and will re-open on Thursday Jan. 6, 2022.  Please note that there are a few exceptions to the […]

Vaccination Clinics in Toronto and on Keele Campus

Vaccination Clinics in Toronto and on Keele Campus

Dear York Community,  York University is hosting another walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Keele Campus next week, in partnership with Humber River Hospital. More details on upcoming clinics will also be shared with the community in the New Year.   If you are looking to book your next vaccination appointment in the coming weeks, you can search for nearby participating pharmacies or consult the latest information from Toronto Public Health on city immunization, pop-up and hospital-based clinics that are currently operating.  As […]

Important Updates: Changes to Canadian Travel Requirements

Important Updates: Changes to Canadian Travel Requirements

Canada has recently announced changes to travel requirements and restrictions for individuals travelling from or through ten countries, due to concerns of a new COVID-19 variant.  Individuals coming from or through the following countries will be affected by these updates: South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Malawi, Eswatini and Botswana. Full details about the […]