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York to pause mask mandate

York to pause mask mandate

Effective June 28, York University will no longer require masks to be worn in indoor spaces. While face masks will no longer be required on campus, we strongly encourage the York community to continue wearing them to help prevent the transmission of COVID-19.  No matter what your decision is about wearing a mask, we ask […]

Students: York to Keep Mandatory Masking

Students: York to Keep Mandatory Masking

We have been closely following the sixth wave of COVID-19 in Ontario. To further support the health, safety and well-being of those on campus, York's mask protocol will be extended until further notice. We will update you with any changes as the public health situation changes. Masks will therefore continue to be required in all indoor […]

Students: Changes to York’s public health restrictions

Students: Changes to York’s public health restrictions

Clarification: We are closely following the information about Ontario’s sixth wave and remind all community members that the University’s mask protocol and Vaccination Mandate policy will remain in place until the end of April 2022. Masks are required in all indoor spaces. Until April 30, all community members must complete daily symptom screening with YU Screen before attending campus. Please also be prepared to show your […]

Vaccination mandate remains in place for Winter Term

Vaccination mandate remains in place for Winter Term

We continue to carefully review our COVID-19 protocols in light of the changes to provincial guidance and the recent announcement from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.  To keep stability and continuity, York will:  Maintain its masking requirement for all community members until the end of the winter term, including the exam period (April 30, […]

Reminder – Vaccination mandate remains in place

Reminder – Vaccination mandate remains in place

Further to the February 17 message and in alignment with other Ontario post-secondary education institutions, I write today to remind all students that the University’s Vaccination Mandate policy remains in place for the Winter Term 2022.  In addition, a reminder that: YU Screen must be filled out daily prior to attending campus. Please be prepared to […]

Update: York’s response to updates to Ontario’s phased re-opening plan

Update: York’s response to updates to Ontario’s phased re-opening plan

In light of changes to the province’s phased re-opening plan, I’m writing to share that the University has determined that there will be no change to York’s health and safety protocols, processes, or approach at this time. The University’s Vaccination Mandate remains in place for all community members for the Winter 2022 Term.   York […]

Final Reminder: Update Your Vaccination Status

Final Reminder: Update Your Vaccination Status

As we begin our phased return to campus, I wanted to follow up on earlier notices about the requirement to be fully vaccinated. Our records show that you are registered for an in-person course for the Winter 2022 term and have provided proof of partial vaccination on YU Screen.  Failure to provide proof of full […]

Reminder: York Community Third Dose Vaccination Clinic Begins January 10

Reminder: York Community Third Dose Vaccination Clinic Begins January 10

As a reminder, York University is pleased to host a dedicated vaccination clinic for York community members who are 18 years of age and older and meet the eligibility requirements to receive a third dose (booster) of the COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments are required. This clinic is limited to York students and employees (including faculty, instructors […]

Reminder: Update Your Vaccination Status

Reminder: Update Your Vaccination Status

Our records show that you are registered for an in-person course for the Winter 2022 term and have provided proof of partial vaccination on YU Screen.  Please continue to follow the guidelines from your doctor or medical professional, and upload proof of your second dose on YU Screen as soon as possible. If your proof of […]