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COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

Preamble Throughout the pandemic, York has prioritized the health and safety of University Community Members and those of our neighboring communities in our planning and actions.  The COVID-19 landscape is evolving as emerging variants of concern and rising infection rates in the province mark the beginning of the 2021 to 2022 academic year.  The post-secondary […]

Approval and Cyclical Review of Programs and Other Curriculum, Policy on

Approval and Cyclical Review of Programs and Other Curriculum, Policy on

Description: This policy has associated procedures. 1. Context and Purposes 1.1 Quality Assurance at York University In 2010 the Council of Ontario Universities [COU] approved protocols for the approval of new programs and other curriculum, and the cyclical review of programs. These protocols are overseen at the provincial level by a Quality Council established by COU. It […]

Human Rights Policy and Procedures

Human Rights Policy and Procedures

1. Purpose 1.1 Whereas York University recognizes the dignity and worth of every member of the York University community (“Community Member”); 1.2 And whereas York University seeks to provide for equal rights and opportunities without discrimination that is contrary to law; 1.3 And whereas York University has as its aim the creation of a climate […]

Credit/No Credit Regulation

Credit/No Credit Regulation

Courses which are offered on an ungraded basis only, and where the failing grade is to count as zero in the grade point average, are designated as Credit/No Credit courses. Comment from CCAS in June 1998: This regulation is intended to clarify the distinction between two very different course grading systems.  Since Pass/Fail are grades […]

Procurement of Goods and Services (Policy)

Procurement of Goods and Services (Policy)

Description: Establishes the principles for and the context within which University procurement activity may occur. Has associated procedure. Policy Statement York University aspires to high ethical, legal, environmental, managerial and professional standards in the management of the resources entrusted to it.  Within this context, the University’s procurement function shall be performed in an open, fair and […]

Alcohol and Cannabis Use, Policy on

Alcohol and Cannabis Use, Policy on

1. Introduction York University is committed to fostering and maintaining an environment that is safe and secure for all community members.  The University policy on Alcohol and Cannabis Use promotes self-responsibility and self-accountability with respect to the use of alcohol and cannabis.  The use, sale and service of alcoholic beverages, and the use of cannabis […]

Brand Stewardship Policy

Brand Stewardship Policy

1.   Background This policy is intended to protect and uphold the image and reputation of the university by regulating the use of brand properties. Protecting the university from inappropriate associations or use is desirable for the establishment and promotion of a professional and distinctive image for the university. This policy is designed to limit the […]

Letters of Permission, Senate Policy on

Letters of Permission, Senate Policy on

Purpose This policy sets out the eligibility and other rules regarding Letters of Permission for undergraduate students to undertake studies elsewhere for credit towards a degree and/or certificate program at York University. Scope and Application This policy applies to all undergraduate students enrolled in a degree and/or certificate program at York University. Students in the […]

Special Events and Visits of High-Profile Guests to the University (Policy and Procedure)

Special Events and Visits of High-Profile Guests to the University (Policy and Procedure)

Description Describes the need and authority for approval to plan and host special events and visits of external dignitaries or high-profile guests to the University campuses and to University events held off-campus. Policy To ensure that special events and visits of high-profile guests to the University are properly arranged and staged, the President shall, from […]

Social Procurement Policy

Social Procurement Policy

1.     Purpose York aims to increase the number of employment, apprenticeship and training opportunities for people from the University’s local neighborhoods, other equity-seeking communities, and Aboriginal Peoples, and to broaden York’s supply chain by providing diverse vendors with equitable access to tender opportunities to foster inclusive economic growth. 2.    Scope and Application This policy will […]