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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 […]

Règlement du Sénat concernant les conséquences sur les études des perturbations ou interruptions des activités de l'Université par des conflits de travail ou par d'autres causes.

Règlement du Sénat concernant les conséquences sur les études des perturbations ou interruptions des activités de l'Université par des conflits de travail ou par d'autres causes.

Description : remplace le règlement du Sénat concernant les conséquences sur les études des conflits de travail entraînant des perturbations ou interruptions des activités de l'Université; met à jour et généralise le règlement du Sénat concernant les grèves de courte durée. 1. DÉFINITIONS 1.1 Dans le cadre de ce règlement, on considère qu’une perturbation survient lorsque […]

Weather Emergencies (Procedures)

Weather Emergencies (Procedures)

Description: Deals with decision-making, communications, resumption of operations, essential service units, Faculties and departments, special events and limitations. Has associated policy. I  Decision Making Where positions are referred to in the following procedures, the responsibilities assigned may be delegated. Each position shall provide two alternates for each office and the name of those alternates shall […]

Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness

Description: Describes the University’s responsibility for and commitment to emergency preparedness, and provides the framework for ongoing implementation of the policy. Background York University wishes to protect in advance: the safety and wellbeing of members of the University and visitors to our campuses; University property and infrastructure; the orderly functioning of the University’s academic, research […]

Disruptive and/or Harassing Behaviour in Academic Situations, Senate Policy on

Disruptive and/or Harassing Behaviour in Academic Situations, Senate Policy on

Policy Senate affirms that no individual or group of individuals shall cause by action, threat or otherwise, a disturbance that obstructs any academic activity organized by the university or its units. York is committed to policies that support the teaching and learning of controversial subject matter. Students and instructors are, however, expected to maintain a […]

Sessional Dates and the Scheduling of Examinations, Senate Policy on

Sessional Dates and the Scheduling of Examinations, Senate Policy on

1. Purpose This Policy sets out the requirements regarding sessional dates and the scheduling of examinations at the University. Sessional dates refer to the permitted days of instruction, specific milestones and formal examination period within a term. 2. Applicability to All Faculties This legislation will apply to all Faculties and programs unless otherwise noted. 3. […]

Weather Emergencies (Policy)

Weather Emergencies (Policy)

Description: Has associated procedure. Policy on Weather Emergencies In the interest of the safety of the University community and  its visitors, the University may in response to a weather emergency, suspend normal operations or programmes at its Keele campus, Glendon campus, Miles S. Nadal Management Centre and/or Osgoode Professional Development Program Centre. A decision to adopt […]

Conduct of Examinations (Policy and Guidelines)

Conduct of Examinations (Policy and Guidelines)

Senate Policy and Guidelines on the Conduct of Examinations 1. Senate Policy on the Conduct of Examinations 1.1 The Senate of York University affirms the University’s commitment to maintain the highest standards of academic integrity in the examination process, in accordance with the standards and principles established in the Senate Policy on Academic Honesty, the […]

Class Cancellation Policy

Class Cancellation Policy

1. Setting of Class and Examination Schedules Class and examination schedules are set by the Registrar in accordance with the Senate Policy on Sessional Dates and in consultation with the Senate Committee on Curriculum and Academic Standards. 2. Cancellation or Postponement of Classes and Examinations Classes and examinations are not held on public holidays or […]

Academic Implications of Disruptions or Cessations of University Business Due to Labour Disputes or Other Causes, Senate Policy on the

Academic Implications of Disruptions or Cessations of University Business Due to Labour Disputes or Other Causes, Senate Policy on the

Description: Supersedes the Senate Policy on the Academic Implications of Labour Disputes Resulting in the Disruption or Cessation of University Business; Updates and generalizes the Senate Policy on Strikes of Short Duration. Senate Policy No. 008 1. DEFINITIONS 1.1 For the purpose of this policy, a Disruption occurs when academic activities are substantially interrupted or […]