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Non-Degree Activities, Principles and Procedures

Non-Degree Activities, Principles and Procedures

Introduction Non-degree activities advance the overarching priorities of academic quality, student success and community engagement that are reflected in York University’s planning documents. The Advisory Committee on Non-Degree Studies is mandated to provide oversight to ensure that high quality courses and programs offered outside of the “for credit” approval structures enhance the University’s reputation and […]

Open Access

Open Access

Purpose of An Open Access Policy The enduring goal of a university is to create and disseminate knowledge. York University is committed to disseminating the research performed at the University in ways that make it widely accessible, while protecting the intellectual property rights of its authors. This policy acknowledges: the need to promote open access […]

Appointment of Honorary Governors of York University (Guidelines and Procedure)

Appointment of Honorary Governors of York University (Guidelines and Procedure)

I.     Role of Honorary Governors Honorary Governor is a titular status which may be conferred upon past governors in recognition of distinguished service or exceptional contribution to the Board of Governors or the mission of York University. II.     Criteria for Appointing Honorary Governors Honorary Governor status may be conferred upon a member of the […]

Academic Accommodation for Students’ Religious Observances (Policy, Guidelines and Procedures)

Academic Accommodation for Students’ Religious Observances (Policy, Guidelines and Procedures)

Preamble York University is a secular institution, committed to sustaining an inclusive, equitable community in which all members are treated with respect and dignity. I. Policy The University is committed to respecting the religious beliefs and practices of all members of the community, and making reasonable and appropriate accommodations to adherents for observances of days […]

Academic Accommodation for Students with Disabilities (Guidelines, Procedures)

Academic Accommodation for Students with Disabilities (Guidelines, Procedures)

1. Purpose These guidelines and procedures are intended to assist students, faculty and staff in implementing the Senate Policy on Academic Accommodation for Students with Disabilities. They provide guidance on the process to be undertaken to ensure that students with disabilities receive reasonable accommodation necessary to participate in and complete academic activity. The guidelines are […]

Establishment and Designation of Research and Teaching Chairs, Professorships and Distinguished Fellowships (Guidelines and Procedures)

Establishment and Designation of Research and Teaching Chairs, Professorships and Distinguished Fellowships (Guidelines and Procedures)

Description:  Has associated policy. Guidelines Funding Research and Teaching Chairs, Professorships and Distinguished Fellowships may be funded through: an endowment fixed term funding from external sources a combination of sources including eligible internal funds. Funding for incumbents shall be commensurate with explicit academic goals and objectives, and shall be sufficient to cover 100 per cent […]

Undergraduate Co-Registration Options with Ontario Post-secondary Institutions, Policy and Guidelines on

Undergraduate Co-Registration Options with Ontario Post-secondary Institutions, Policy and Guidelines on

1.  Policy Statement York University is committed to promoting the mobility of students among Ontario’s postsecondary institutions. It shall be the policy of the University to offer co-registration options jointly with accredited post-secondary institutions, when the initiative supports York’s academic objectives. 2.  Guidelines 2.1 Characteristics of Co-Registration Options Co-registration allows York students to concurrently enrol […]

Bridging Programs at York University (Policy and Guidelines)

Bridging Programs at York University (Policy and Guidelines)

1. Definitions 1.1 Bridging Program A bridging program has one of two purposes; it provides either: academic preparation and support, language skills and/or experiential knowledge  necessary to enter and succeed in a post-secondary education program; a mode of career-path education for students who hold degrees from abroad and require professional experience in the Canadian context. […]

Diplomas: Faculty of Graduate Studies, Senate Guidelines for

Diplomas: Faculty of Graduate Studies, Senate Guidelines for

"Graduate Diploma" is the term normally applied to a program of studies at a graduate level, requiring admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies (but which is not itself a graduate degree), the minimum requirement for which is a baccalaureate or equivalent and eligibility for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The graduate diploma […]

Hate Propaganda (Guidelines)

Hate Propaganda (Guidelines)

Guidelines York University reaffirms its commitment to provide an environment conducive to freedom of enquiry and expression where all members of the community may learn, teach, work and live, free from prejudice, inequality and discrimination based on grounds enumerated in the Ontario Human Rights Code. In such an environment there is no place for hate […]