This Week @ York for Week of June 3, 2019


  • IMPORTANT DATES! The S1 Course Withdrawal Period is May 28 to June 10. Make sure you review the details here.

  • The S1 Course Evaluations are available online from May 28 to June 11.

Out & About On Campus

  • #YUPride: Join us and celebrate #Pride2019 this month! Pride Month honours inclusivity, and everyone – student, staff, faculty and/or visitors – should feel free to join the York U community at Pride events to show support, get involved and make new friends. Learn more about Pride 2019 at

  • Yiddish Spring at the Canadian Language Museum. In collaboration with the Ashkenaz Festival, Canadian Language Museum and many other groups, Berlin-based composer Pay Brody’s invites you to experience the exciting soundscape, “The Music of Yiddish Curses and Blessings.” Explore different aspects of the Yiddish language by attending this event! Thursday, April 4 to Thursday, June 27, Canadian Language Museum, Glendon Gallery

York Pride

  • Convocation runs from June 7 to June 21 this year. To help you prepare for a successful day, we’ve created a pre-Convocation checklist and day-of tips.

  • The IT Annual Report to the Community (2018-2019) is here! The members of UIT (University Information Technology) have compiled a report on their recent endeavours to enrich the York U community’s experience and capacity to act through technology. Learn about their initiatives to refresh classroom technology, introduce a new student information system, update Moodle and more in their report!

Careers Support

  • Workshop: You’ve Got Skills & Self Reflection. Attend this workshop to learn how 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, June 4, 10 a.m. to noon

  • Webinar: Dialogue on Disability Disclosure in the Workplace (for Students with Disabilities Only). Do you have questions about whether or not you should disclose your disability to an employer and how? This webinar offers guidance regarding the decision to disclose your disability and the timing and method(s) of disclosure. Wednesday, June 5, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

  • Workshop: Interview Preparation Workshop. Approach your next interview with confidence! Attend the Career Centre’s Interview Preparation workshop to help you hone your interview skills. Registration required. Monday, June 10, 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 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 the City of Toronto and relax and enjoy a treat and beverage. Tuesday, June 4 and Thursday, June 6, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Global Café, 244 York Lane

Worth Repeating

  • 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
  • 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.

  • 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