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COVID-19 Notice:

Wellness Lounge will be closed until further notice. 

During this difficult time, it is important to continue to practice positive self-care habits. Please reach out to the various virtual resources offered by the online York community. A list of resources can be found below.

Remember, we are all in this together. As per the instructions laid out by the Government of Canada, if you think are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please contact your health advisor. Do not go to the hospital until you are advised to do so. To access a self-assessment test, follow this link 

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Heath and Wellness Resources

For more information on daily events and health and wellness tips, please check out our Instagram page @wellnessloungeyork



York Security URGENT line

416-736-5333 or ext. 33333

York Security GENERAL line

416-650-8000 or ext. 58000


416-736-5454 or ext. 55454


1-866-925-5454 *24-hr crisis line specifically for post-secondary students*


1-866-925-5454 *24-hr crisis line specifically for post-secondary students*

What’s Up Walk-In

Griffin Centre Mental Health Services, 1126 Finch Ave West - Unit 16

York University Psychology Clinic

Student Counselling & Development

N110 Bennett Centre for Student Services

Student Accessibility Services

N108 Ross Building OR N110 Bennett Centre for Student Services

Big White Wall

Bounce Back


1-800-268-9688 OR text 647-694-4275

The Centre for Sexual Violence Response Support & Education


(Sexual Assault Survivors’ Support Line & Leadership)
416-650-8056 *24-hr crisis line*

Toronto Rape Crisis Centre Crisis Line

Appletree Medical Centre, York Lanes

York Health Education and Promotion

Telehealth Ontario


Centre for Aboriginal Student Services

246 York Lanes

Centre for Human Rights Equity and Inclusion

2070 Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Bldg (formerly TEL Bldg)

Learning Skills Services

Scott Library Learning Commons Hub

Office of Student Community Relations

W128 Bennett Centre for Student Services

Mental Health and Wellness at York

York Virtual Student Support Resources List

The Faculty of Health Office of Student and Academic Services will be offering academic advising services online starting Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

Academic Advising

Access academic advising support by logging into the Zoom Conferencing System at this link:

Availability: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Questions regarding academic advising services may be referred to

Academic Petitions

The Faculty of Health will continue to receive academic petitions online on the Faculty of Health Petitions website at this link:

Questions regarding academic petitions may be referred to

The University has secured 1,500 laptops for students, faculty, and staff who do not have a home computer to learn, teach, or work remotely.

To register to borrow a laptop, please:

  1. Log into with your Passport York username and password.
  2. Register to borrow a laptop.
  3. Present yourself at the Steacie Service Desk at your selected registration time with your YU-Card.

Detailed instructions on how to register to borrow a laptop can be found here: under the heading "If you don't have a computer at home."

The York University Emergency Bursary is open to all domestic and international undergraduate students to help cover short term immediate needs such as rent, food, and lost wages due to workplace closures.

Graduate students can apply for assistance through the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) Emergency Bursary.

You may apply for both bursaries if you meet the eligibility criteria of each one.

Please visit the Student Financial Services website for full details on these bursaries along with information on how to apply.

Student Counselling and Development (SCD) walk-in counselling is CLOSED and telephone counselling for single session, crisis and emergency support is now available by calling 416-736-5297. Details and additional support resources are available at the link above

For additional and after-hours support, our partners at Good2Talk have advised us that they are remaining remain open at this time, and in addition to telephone support, have introduced a new texting feature.

Career Centre services are available online, over the phone and via Skype ONLY.

The Career Lounge remains open online and Career Peer Educators will be online on Zoom during dedicated Lounge hours. One-to-one appointments are available over the phone or Skype.

The Career Centre website also has online resources and tools to help you with your job search and career questions.