This Week @ York for Week of July 8, 2019

Important Dates

  • The SU Course Withdrawal Period runs from Saturday, June 29 to Monday, July 2​9.

  • The last day to drop a course in the SU term without receiving a grade is Monday, July 15.

  • The S2 Course Withdrawal Period runs from Tuesday, July 16 to Monday, July 29.

  • 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, will be made available on the Student Financial Services’ Fees webpage by the middle of July.

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


  • 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! Tuesday, July 9, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Workshop: Get On Track. If you’re starting to get worried about upcoming deadlines, this workshop is perfect for you. Learning Skills Services is running a workshop to help you get your academic goals back on track with hands-on planning. Friday, July 12, 11 a.m. to noon

Careers Support

  • Workshop: Who Am I? Attend the workshop and play a fun and interactive board game to explore your personality, interests, skills, accomplishments, desires and career curiosities. Registration required. Tuesday, July 9, 1 p.m. to 4 p.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. Wednesday, July 10, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  • 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, July 11, 9:30 a.m. to noon, 103 McLaughlin Centre (Career Centre Presentation Room).

International Connections

  • Webinar: Academic Services at York. Tune in for York International’s next Global Connections Webinar about the academic services available at York U. Register today. Tuesday, July 9, 9 a.m., Wednesday, July 10, 2:30 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 Toronto and relax and enjoy a treat and beverage. Thursday, July 11, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Global Café, 244 York Lanes

Worth Repeating

  • Volunteer at York Orientation Day 2019! Are you looking to upgrade your resumé or develop your leadership skills? You’re in luck! Stong College and Calumet College are accepting volunteer applications to help welcome incoming students to the York U community on September 3, 2019. Application deadline is Monday, July 8, 11:50 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 closes Wednesday, July 31 at 5 p.m.

  • 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

  • Changes to Parking: Effective Monday, July 15, 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. Learn more at