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Community Update #9 - Fall Convocation Update

Dear York Community, After careful consideration, given the ongoing public health concerns resulting from COVID-19 and the restrictions on public gatherings, York University, Ryerson University, Seneca College, and the University of Toronto, have made the difficult decision not to hold in-person fall convocation ceremonies. Although each institutio ...

IMPORTANT: Information about the Winter 2021 term

We previously shared with you our plans for the Fall term. After consulting with the government and public health authorities and considering our guiding principles, the University is offering a full selection of academic programming using primarily online/remote learning, with select in-person instruction. This has been planned carefully with appr ...

Community Update #8 - Update Regarding Winter 2021 Term

York University’s Senate Executive Committee has recently approved the extension of the Principles to Guide Fall 2020 Graduate and Undergraduate Course Planning to the Winter 2021 term. This means the same fundamental approach to course delivery in the Fall will also apply for the Winter 2021 term. The guidelines are premised on preparing for onlin ...

This Week @ York for Week of August 11

This Week @ York For Week of August 11 Here’s your timely & targeted compilation of key events, noteworthy news and important dates for the remainder of the week. Note: any information related to changes due to COVID-19 found in this newsletter have already been communicated to the community and can be found at York’s YU Better Together website ...

This Week @ York for Week of August 4

This Week @ York – August 4 Here’s your timely & targeted compilation of key events, noteworthy news and important dates for the remainder of the week. Note: any information related to changes due to COVID-19 found in this newsletter has already been communicated to the community and can be found at York’s YU Better Together website. All this i ...

Community Update #7 - Preparing for a new academic year

Dear Colleagues, As a follow-up to the communication I sent out on Friday, July 31, I am writing to provide further details about what you can expect from the University in the coming weeks and months. As I indicated last week, while Toronto has moved to Stage 3, the pandemic is still ongoing. The gradual reopening of our campuses will therefore co ...

Community Update #6 - Toronto in Stage 3 – What it means for York

Dear Colleagues, Now that Toronto has joined the rest of the GTA in moving to Stage 3, I wanted to write with an update on what it means for York. As always, our first priority is the health and safety of the entire York community. As the pandemic is ongoing, public health guidelines are still determining how businesses, services, and spaces are ab ...

Community Update #5 - Staff and Faculty well-being

Dear York Community, Let me start by thanking you for your continued commitment in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It has disrupted our lives at both work and home, and I am both proud and grateful to be part of a community that continues to put our students first. Since March, I know you have adjusted to new work and family arrangements, someti ...

This Week @ York for Week of July 28

This Week @ York For Week of July 28 Here’s your timely & targeted compilation of key events, noteworthy news and important dates for the remainder of the week. Note: any information related to changes due to COVID-19 found in this newsletter has already been communicated to the community and can be found at York’s YU Better Together website. A ...

This Week at York for Week of July 21

This Week @ York For Week of July 21 Here’s your timely & targeted compilation of key events, noteworthy news and important dates for the remainder of the week. Note: any information related to changes due to COVID-19 found in this newsletter has already been communicated to the community and can be found at York’s YU Better Together website. A ...

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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