This Week @ York for Week of July 15, 2019

Important Dates

  • 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.

Learning Skills

  • 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.

Careers Support

  • 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

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. Tuesday, July 16 and Thursday, July 18, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Global Café, 244 York Lanes

Worth Repeating

  • 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