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Club Policies and Guidelines

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Why are policies needed?

At such a large institution we need a number of policies and procedures to keep everything running smoothly. Here you will find a list of the policies and procedures that are most relevant to student organizations. They cover a range of topics from club recognition rules, the YU Connect system, holding events, booking space, postering, and much more.

Welcome back to on-campus, in-person, non-instructional events

In collaboration with the Office of Temporary Use of University Space (TUUS), the Centre for Student Community & Leadership Development (SC&LD) is very pleased to announce and support the return of on-campus, in-person, non-instructional events organized or sponsored by recognized student organizations for the remainder of the Winter 2022 term. 

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Club Recognition

A "student club" is a voluntary, democratically run, membership-driven student-led club that is dedicated to a particular interest or activity. 

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Unauthorized Activities & Organizations

Learn about the types of activities and organizations that are not permitted on campus.

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Alcohol Procedures

These procedures have been developed to ensure recognized student organization events involving alcohol are conducted in a safe and responsible manner.

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Use of Space

Recognized student organizations (RSOs) at York University are required to submit Temporary Use of University Space applications to reserve space for all activities (indoors and outdoors), taking place on campus.

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Outlining the guidelines and restrictions for “postering” – the posting of advertisements, notices, posters, flyers, or other documents – on York University premises.

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Student Engagement team members working at the kiosk in Vari Hall

YU Connect

Learn about relevant conditions and policies related to the YU Connect system.

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Scott Religious Centre

Interfaith Council

The Interfaith Council (IFC) consists of representatives from all the religious groups on campus. 

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