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Community Update #34 - What the Provincial Emergency & Stay-at-Home Order Means for York

Yesterday, the Ontario government declared a third Provincial State of Emergency, issuing a stay-at-home order and additional public health restrictions to limit the spread of COVID-19, effective Thursday, April 8 at 12:01 a.m. Under these orders, everyone will be required to remain at home with the exception of essential trips, such as for groceri ...

Please apply for residence by May 1, 2021

It’s a great time to say yes to York! In a recent community update our President shared the good news that we are  actively planning to increase on-campus learning opportunities this Fall. Our plans are focused on gradually bringing small classes and co-curricular opportunities back onto our campuse ...

Please apply for residence by May 1 , 2021

It’s a great time to say yes to York! In a recent community update, our President shared the good news that we are actively planning to increase on-campus learning opportunities this Fall. Our plans are focused on gradually bringing small classes and co-curricular opportunities back onto our campuses as much as possibl ...

Updates for International Students

In a recent community update, our President shared the news that we are actively planning additional on-campus learning opportunities this Fall while access to high-quality remote learning also continues.  We can confirm that international tuition fees will not increase for Fall/Winter 2021-2022. Ad ...

Community Update #33 - Update on the Provincewide Emergency Brake

As we have entered a new phase of provincial restrictions in the COVID-19 pandemic, this is undoubtedly a very challenging time for all members of the York community. While we can confirm that the Provincewide Emergency Brake shutdown does not pose any significant impact to on-campus classes that have been planned for the Winter or Summer 2021 term ...

What the New COVID-19 Restrictions Mean for York University

As the province announced today, a provincewide emergency brake is being implemented beginning on April 3 at 12:01 a.m. This shutdown will apply to Toronto, which had previously been in “Grey-lockdown” under the Province’s COVID-19 Response Framework. We can confirm that this change does not pose any significant impact to on-campus classes that hav ...

Community Update #32 - York’s New Transitional Remote Work Policy for Staff

As mentioned last week by President Lenton, York University is introducing a new Transitional Remote Work Policy as part of our commitment to the wellbeing of our community. The implementation of this new policy is beginning today with a goal to create more flexibility for staff, stronger engagement, satisfaction and productivity in daily work, bot ...

Community Update #31 - Update on Return to Campus Planning

In my last update about our plan to safely return to our campuses this fall, I promised to share more details with you as they became available. We recognize that the public health situation as it pertains to the ongoing pandemic continues to evolve, and that many of you understandably have questions about Fall 2021 planning. We continue to activel ...

Community Update #30 - Daily COVID-19 Screening Using the Campus Access System

As part of our efforts to keep our campuses safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, all faculty, staff, instructors, students and researchers who are planning on visiting York at this time must use the campus access system. The system allows anyone with a Passport York account to book the date(s) that they expect to be on campus in advance, requiri ...

Community Update #29 - Shoppers Drug Mart in York Lanes Offers COVID-19 Vaccines

As part of Ontario’s pharmacy pilot, Shoppers Drug Mart in York Lanes is now making the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine available to those between 60-64 years of age. The pilot started on March 11 at this location and is part of a wider strategy to deliver vaccines in Toronto, Kingston and Windsor. Vaccinations will be offered by appointment and booki ...

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