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Community Update #23 - Ontario Declares Provincial Emergency

As you may be aware, today the Ontario government declared a second Provincial Emergency, issuing additional public health restrictions to help limit the spread of COVID-19. As part of this announcement, a stay-at-home order requiring everyone to remain at home with the exception of essential trips and for essential work will come into effect on Ja ...

This Week at York for Week of January 12

This Week @ York For Week of January 12 Here’s your timely & targeted compilation of key events, noteworthy news and important dates for the remainder of the week. All posted event times are in Eastern Standard Time. Note: any information related to changes due to COVID-19 found in this newsletter has already been communicated to the community ...

Update on June 2021 convocation

After careful consideration of the ongoing public health concerns resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, we have once again made the difficult decision to hold our June 2021 convocation ceremonies virtually, as opposed to in-person. We know that many of this year’s graduates, as well as many of those who graduated in 2020, will be disappointed by th ...

READ PLEASE: Province-wide shutdown and what it means for York U

As you prepare for the upcoming Winter break, we’d like to update you about the provincial government announced restrictions that will come into effect on December 26, 2020 to help limit the spread of COVID-19. As the City of Toronto is already in a lockdown situation (November 22 communication), there are very few additional impacts on our current ...

Community Update #22 - Provincewide shutdown – What it means for York

As you may be aware, on Monday, December 21, the Ontario government announced a provincewide shutdown and additional measures to help limit the spread of COVID-19, that come into effect starting on Boxing Day (Saturday, December 26). To provide clarity and ensure continuity over the holiday break and into the winter term, I wanted to provide a fina ...

Winter 2021 – services and resources available over the break

As we near the December break, I want to share some information about the Winter 2021 academic term. You may be wondering what supports and resources will be available during the holidays, and how you can connect and stay in-the-know. We’re here to support you, whether you’re in residence or off campus. The majority of our offices will be closed ov ...

Plans for Fall 2021 and Winter 2022

We know you have questions about what Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 will look like. I want to share some important information about our plans, which continue to evolve based on public health guidance, the recent introduction of the vaccine in Canada and continued efforts to support students through this challenging time. York University is committed t ...

Welcome to Winter 2021 at York!

As we near the December break, I want to share some information about the Winter 2021 academic term. You may be wondering what supports and resources will be available during the holidays, and how you can connect and stay in-the-know.  We’re here to support you, whether you’re in residence or off campus. The majority of our offices will be closed o ...

This Week @ York Winter Break Special Edition - December 15, 2020

This Week @ York is bringing you this special edition focused on keeping you connected to the York community over the holiday break and supporting your mental health and well-being. We have also included some events that are taking place before and during the Winter Break, which you can find between #10 and #12 . All posted event times are in Easte ...

Community Update #21 - Claiming Work from Home Expenses due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

In consideration of the global pandemic and the COVID-19 imposed restrictions requiring York University to move to remote work operations for the majority of faculty and staff for a period now exceeding six months, it is very likely that employees required to work remotely may have incurred some expenses that were not eligible to be reimbursed by t ...

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Students reminded to provide proof of vaccine by December 1, ahead of Winter 2022 Term
Changes to York’s Health and Safety Plan for Winter