This Week @ York for Week of June 24, 2019


  • The last day to add a course for the S2 Term with permission from the instructor is June 28.

  • The last day to drop a course in the SU Term without receiving a grade is June 28.

  • The SU Course Withdrawal Period runs from June 29 to July 29.

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

  • Canada Day: Monday, July 1 is a national holiday. The University is closed.

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

Out & About On Campus

  • National Indigenous Peoples Day, the President’s Message: York University is proud to join communities across the country in celebrating the culture and contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. June is also National Indigenous History Month, and during this time, we honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous Peoples. Read more of the President’s message here.

  • Regenesis YUM Summer Market is here! Join Regenesis at their Summer Market to pick up some fresh, locally-sourced foods and products! Wednesday, June 26, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • 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 opens Monday, June 24 at 9 a.m. and closes Wednesday, July 31 at 5 p.m.

Careers Support

  • Workshop: Resumé & Cover Letter Writing. Present your experiences, education and skills in a way that showcases your assets and piques employers’ interest in you. Registration required. Tuesday, June 25, 10 a.m. to noon, 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room).

  • Webinar: On the Job Success. Attend this webinar and learn how to make a great impression on the job and advance your career! Registration required. Wednesday, June 26, 10 a.m. to noon

  • Workshop: Suit Yourself: Personality and Career Choice. Find out how your personality may influence your career choices and clarify important aspects of yourself. Registration required. Thursday, June 27, 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., 103 McLaughlin Centre (Career Centre Presentation Room).

  • Workshop: You’ve Got Skills & Self Reflection. Attend this workshop to identify and articulate your skills and accomplishments! This experience can help you write a better resume and guide you when you prepare for networking activities and interviews. Registration required. Tuesday, July 2, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

International Connections

  • 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. Thursday, June 27, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., The Global Café, 244 York Lanes

Worth Repeating

  • #YUPride, President Rhonda Lenton’s message: York University is proud to celebrate the 2SLGBTQIA community during Pride Month, and join Toronto, Canada and the world in affirming our dedication to building more inclusive communities for all. Read more about the President’s message and how York University is celebrating Pride in the new YFile article!

  • The Career Centre has relaunched their T.A.S.T.E. Mentoring Program on the new Experience Yorkplatform! This program pairs students with a York U grad over an informal meeting to provide the student with an opportunity to gain inside information and inspiration from someone who's been there. Learn more about the program and how to enrol on the T.A.S.T.E. website.

  • 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.

  • 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

    • 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 15, 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