This Week @ York for Week of June 10, 2019


  • The course withdrawal period for S1 term courses ends today, June 10.

  • The SU term reading week runs from June 11 to June 14.

  • S1 term examinations run from June 12 to June 14.

  • Spring Convocation is June 7 to June 21! To help you get ready for Convocation, we’ve created a pre-Convocation checklist and day-of tips.

  • Please submit your Fall OSAP application and all required documents by June 30 to receive your funds by the beginning of the Fall term

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

Careers Support

  • Government of Canada Opportunity: The Office of the Chief Science Advisor is seeking candidates for a potential new youth council. Applications are open to Canadians and non-Canadians residing in Canada, between the ages of 18 and 30, who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and their societal dimensions. Please see the website for detail. Deadline to complete expression of interest: Tuesday, June 18, 11:59 p.m.

  • Workshop: What Can I Do With My Degree? Attend this workshop to learn how the skills you’re developing in your degree and the experiences you’re gaining while at York U will help build a foundation for your future. Registration required. Wednesday, June 12, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Workshop: Job Search & 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. Thursday, June 13, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


  • Information Session: Transfer/Mature Student Information Session. Are you interested in applying to York University as a transfer or mature student? Attend the information session to learn more about programs, admission requirements and the next steps for applicants. Tuesday, June 11, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

International Connections

  • Global Peer Program Summer Picnic Party. Are you a new or returning international student? Meet York U international students from all around the world at the upcoming summer picnic! Registration required. Friday, June 14, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • 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 the City of Toronto and relax and enjoy a treat and beverage. Thursday, June 13, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Global Café, 244 York Lane

Worth Repeating

  • Off-Campus Housing: Visit our new virtual Off-Campus Housing service to search for off-campus housing listings, find roommates and access resources and tips to help make your experience living off-campus a success.

  • New podcasts with Grad Life! Plug into the official podcast of the Faculty of Graduate 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 @ YorkU. Available through iTunesSpotifyStitcher and Soundcloud.

  • 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.

    • Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building – Exterior panel replacement
    • School of Continuing Studies – New Building Construction
    • James Gilles Roadway Realignment
    • The Quad – Phase 2
  • Changes to Parking/Outstanding Tickets: Effective July 2019, 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. Be on the lookout for an email from Parking @ York. Learn more at