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With tips, tidbits and timely happenings from the Career Centre to the Wellness Hub to Athletics & Recreation, we can help you bring balance to your student life at York. All curated into topic categories such as Career Support, Learning Skills, Academics, Health & Wellness, Out & About On Campus, York Pride, Important Dates, Money Matters, International Connections, Grad and Beyond, and more.

Whether it’s a service offered on campus, a student-centric event that you may have not known about, a workshop to help you with learning skills or your career beyond York, or that club you’ve always wanted to join but never knew how to, you’ll find it all in This Week @ York. From time to time we’ll also provide reminders for important financial and academic dates and deadlines.

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Without further ado, here’s what’s happening This Week @ York:

This Week @ York for Week of July 15, 2019

  • The last day to drop a course in the S2 Term without receiving a grade is Monday, July 15.

  • The SU Course Withdrawal Period runs until Monday, July 29.

  • The S2 Course Withdrawal Period runs from Tuesday, July 16 to Monday, July 29.

  • The S2 and SU Course Evaluations are available online from Tuesday, July 16 to Tuesday, July 30.

  • The study day for the SU and S2 terms is Tuesday, July 30.

  • The deadline to apply to graduate in October 2019 is Wednesday, July 31.

  • Fall/Winter 2019-2020 course and program fees, which will be impacted by the provincial government’s Student Choice Initiative, are now available on the Student Financial Services’ Fees webpage.

  • For a list of all important summer dates, please visit the Important Dates calendar.

  • Regenesis Cycle York + YOC Group Rides. Attend Regenesis’ Cycle York event on Tuesday and learn how to ride a bike – beginners welcome! If you can’t make it on Tuesday or Thursday, you can also check out their Group Ride every Friday. Registration required. Tuesday, June 16, noon to 5 p.m., Thursday, July 18, noon to 5 p.m., Friday, July 19, noon to 5 p.m.

  • Changes to Parking: Effective Monday, July 15, the University will be changing its campus parking enforcement process to improve efficiency, effectiveness and fairness to everyone using York U’s parking operations. Before the new process takes effect, the University is offering individuals with outstanding tickets an opportunity to settle their accounts by way of a ticket relief program, available until September 2019. Learn more at parking.info.yorku.ca/

  • New podcasts with Grad Life: Plug into the official podcast of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and listen to the newest podcasts: “Dancing with the Animals/The New Career Reality” and “What is Memory Studies?”! Grad Life features interviews with the faculty, staff and students involved in York U’s interdisciplinary graduate programs. Learn more about our impactful research, eye-opening events and the diversity of thought and opinions that enrich grad studies at York U. Available through iTunesSpotifyStitcher and Soundcloud.

  • Thinking about starting a club this upcoming Fall/Winter session? Clubs 101 is a mandatory session in order to be an officially recognized club at York. It is intended to provide foundational knowledge about registration, marketing, fundraising, University policy and much more. It’s also a great opportunity to meet other student leaders on campus. Tuesday, July 16, 1:30 to 3 p.m. 109 Atkinson (Harry Crowe Room).

  • Workshop: Mastering Group Work. Learning how to work in group projects is a key skill for your academic and professional career. Attend the Learning Skills Services’ workshop and begin to master the art of working collaboratively. Tuesday, July 16, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

  • Workshop: Exam Prep. Are you ready for your summer exams? Whether your exam is in a multiple-choice, calculation, short-answer or long-answer format, this workshop is here to help you prepare. Thursday, July 18, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Workshop: Job Search and Networking Strategies. Find out how to uncover and create career opportunities by learning how employers fill job openings. Discover ways to build relationships that maximize your job search efforts. Registration required. Tuesday, July 16, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Webinar: How to Effectively Use LinkedIn. Wondering how to leverage LinkedIn’s features to build your professional network? Attend this webinar and find out! Registration required. Wednesday, July 17, 10 a.m. to noon

  • Coffee Break @ The Global Café: Join York International for a Coffee Break in the Global Café. Meet new and old friends, ask senior students and York International staff questions about York U or Toronto and relax and enjoy a treat and beverage. Tuesday, July 16 and Thursday, July 18, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Global Café, 244 York Lanes

  • Student Counselling & Development (SCD) wants your help with a Mural Painting! SCD is looking to enhance their reception area with a mural that reflects their values of mental wellbeing, diversity and inclusion. The student(s) responsible for the selected submission will be given the materials necessary to create their mural. Upon completion of the mural, a $250 stipend will be paid to the student(s). Submission period closes Wednesday, July 31 at 5 p.m.

  • Construction on Campus: York University is preparing for some transformative construction projects on the Keele campus this spring. The University apologizes for any inconvenience during the construction period. To learn more, visit the construction website at construction.info.yorku.ca