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Indoor masking, vaccination recommended to protect public health as Winter 2023 term begins

As the Winter 2023 term begins, York University is reminding the community of the importance of keeping yourselves and others safe by following public health guidelines. In alignment with recommendations by Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, York is urging masking indoors and keeping vaccinations up to date. Committing to a community of car ...

York University is calling on all community members to immediately resume masking indoors as part of provincial efforts to protect children and most vulnerable

Dear York community, York University shares the concern of Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) about Ontario’s overwhelmed children’s hospitals. As such, we are joining him — effective immediately — in calling on the York community to wear masks in all indoor settings except when eating or drinking. Children’s hospitals are filling and ...

Help avoid disruptions by keeping your vaccination status updated on YUScreen

York’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement is currently paused. However, the University is continuing to monitor public scientific evidence and public health advice and may need to pivot quickly. As a result, all York University community members — students, faculty, instructors, and staff — are encouraged to keep their vaccination status up-to-date on Yo ...

Welcome to the 2022–23 academic year

Dear York Community,  It is my pleasure to offer you all a very warm welcome to the 2022–23 academic year!  For those of you who are new to York University, we are delighted you have chosen to be part of our ever-growing community. To all returning students, faculty, course instructors, and staff, welcome back.   ...

Students: York University’s COVID-19 update for Fall 2022

To assist with this transition, we wanted to remind York students about the below steps to stay safe. Masks are strongly recommended in indoor settings where social distancing is difficult to maintain. N-95 and surgical masks are available for purchase at a discount on campus at locations, such as York Lanes, the Life Sciences Building, Centra ...

York University COVID-19 update for Fall Academic Term

As you may be aware, Public Health Ontario has removed the mandatory five-day isolation period for those who test positive for COVID-19 as part of the province’s plan to prepare for the fall respiratory illness season.   While York University continues to align our approach with the Province and the advice from the Chief Me ...

Get ready for return to campus

With the Sept. 7 return to campus for in-person classes just around the corner, it’s important for the University community to know what to expect and how we can all stay as safe as possible. In alignment with public health requirements, York has transitioned to a community of care approach to health and safety. While it is no longer mandatory to w ...

Vaccine clinics open to all York students

Please note: The following information has been updated as of September 9, 2022 As we prepare to return to campus in September, York will be hosting a series of vaccine clinics in the coming weeks. Clinics will provide COVID-19 and other vaccines that may have been missed due to the pandemic.We recommend everyone keep their vaccination status up to ...

Vaccination clinics coming to Keele, Glendon and Markham

The York University community is returning to campus, and York will host another series of COVID-19 vaccine clinics in August and September in partnership with GO-VAXX. The mobile vaccine bus will be administering the Pfizer vaccine for first, second and booster doses and pediatric doses are also available. Clinics: Keele Campus Lorna Marsden ...

Students: York University’s fall 2022 campus plans

We are excited to welcome you back to campus this September! We are thrilled you will have the opportunity to enjoy an in-person university experience while remaining vigilant that COVID-19 is still with us. Below are some actions we are asking you to take to keep you and everyone safe: It is recommended to keep your vaccination status up to date. ...

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Students reminded to provide proof of vaccine by December 1, ahead of Winter 2022 Term
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