This Week @ York for Week of July 22, 2019

Important Dates

  • The SU and S2 Course Withdrawal Period runs until Monday, July 29.

  • The SU and S2 Course Evaluations are available online until 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.

  • The SU and S2 Examination period will be held between Wednesday, July 31 and Friday, August 9.

  • 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.

Out & About On Campus

  • Volunteer Opportunity: Are you an enthusiastic student who has completed a year of study at York? Interested in introducing York to future students? Apply to become a Volunteer Tour Ambassador online today! You can also apply via email at or in-person at the Discover York Centre on the first floor of the Bennett Centre for Student Services. Application deadline: Monday, July 29.

  • 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.

  • Announcement: LinkedIn is retiring and replacing it with LinkedIn Learning. York's users will continue to have access to the learning resource with thousands of high-quality instructional videos and non-credit courses on themes such as business, design, eLearning, marketing, photography, video editing, web development and more. Migration date: Tuesday, July 30.

  • Construction Notice: Please be advised that asphalt, concrete and interlock repair work has been scheduled to be performed in various areas (roadways, pathways, building entrances) of the Keele Campus. It is anticipated that the majority of the work will be completed by Friday, August 30.

  • Regenesis YUM Summer Market is here! Join Regenesis at their Summer Market to pick up some fresh, locally-sourced foods and products! Wednesday, July 24, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Careers Support

  • Mock Interview with Osgoode Alumni (For JD Class 2021). Attend Osgoode’s mock interview event to practice your interviewing skills for articling and on-campus interviews (OCIs)! Registration is required. Tuesday, July 23, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Employer Recruitment Session: YUTA (York University Temporary Agency). YUTA is an internal agency that sources, screens, assesses, interviews, references and places temporary employees in short-term assignments throughout the University. Registration required. Thursday, July 25, 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • 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. Tuesday, July 23, 10 a.m. to noon

  • 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. Wednesday, July 24, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room).

  • 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 will help build a foundation for your future. Registration required. Thursday, July 25 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Learning Skills

  • Workshop: Managing Academic Stress. Are you beginning to feel the pressure of academic stress? Learn new strategies for managing your academic stress with the Learning Skills Services’ workshop! Wednesday, July 24, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

  • Workshop: Writing Tips. Are you struggling to finish your essay or academic paper? Attend this Learning Skills Services’ workshop to help you plan, organize and fine-tune your writing! Thursday, July 25, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 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 or Toronto and relax and enjoy a treat and beverage. Thursday, July 25, 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.

  • Changes to Parking: The university has changed its campus parking enforcement process to improve efficiency, effectiveness and fairness to everyone using York U’s parking operations. As 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