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SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE OF YU SCREEN

SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE OF YU SCREEN

Please note that YU Screen will undergo scheduled maintenance this week. The work will take place on Thursday, February 3rd for approximately two hours, between 9:00 and 11:00 pm.   Any community member who needs to access campus during the scheduled maintenance should plan to use complete YU Screen before 9:00 pm. 

Return to Campus Supports and Contingency Planning for Instructors

Return to Campus Supports and Contingency Planning for Instructors

Further to the recent message from the President regarding York’s phased return to in-person learning set to begin January 31, I am following up to share more details and remind you of supports available to instructors who will be making this transition.   The pandemic has made clear the tremendous value of in-person learning. Some students who were […]

York Community Vaccination Clinic Update: Now open to family members, additional appointment available

York Community Vaccination Clinic Update: Now open to family members, additional appointment available

We are pleased to announce that York University has now been granted permission to extend its dedicated community vaccination clinic to family members of York community members who are 18 years of age and older and meet the eligibility requirements. Appointments are required. This clinic is limited to York students and employees (including faculty, instructors […]

York’s return to campus begins January 31

York’s return to campus begins January 31

Throughout the pandemic, York University has continued to work closely with public health authorities and the government to ensure that our plans prioritized the health and safety of our community and were consistent with provincial guidelines. Based on that advice, universities implemented a range of measures to ensure the well-being of our community members.  In […]

#VAXTHENORTHWEST: YORK’S KEELE CAMPUS TO HOST CITY OF TORONTO VACCINATION CLINIC

#VAXTHENORTHWEST: YORK’S KEELE CAMPUS TO HOST CITY OF TORONTO VACCINATION CLINIC

York University is pleased to welcome #TeamToronto to the Keele Campus on Sunday, January 23, for a Northwest Toronto vaccination clinic which takes place at the Aviva Centre from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. Eligible people who live in Northwest Toronto neighbourhoods can get first, second, third or children’s doses. Students, faculty, instructors, and staff […]

University Community Update Regarding Campus Attendance and Operations

University Community Update Regarding Campus Attendance and Operations

I hope that you were able to find some time to unwind and re-energize during the holiday break. I would also like to wish you a happy New Year. Unfortunately, our new year begins amidst a surge in cases because of the omicron variant of COVID-19. As a consequence, the Province has recently announced a return to a modified Step […]

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.   In general, all non-essential outbound travel should be limited or delayed wherever possible to promote 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 […]

Call for Volunteers: Care Ambassador Program

Call for Volunteers: Care Ambassador Program

As part of our ongoing commitment to building a community of care on York’s campuses this winter, the university is launching a Care Ambassadors Program. This is a pan-institutional initiative designed to help all community members safely transition to being back at York.   This month, we are looking for faculty and staff volunteers who are interested in working […]