This Week @ York for Week of July 14, 2020


  • Fall/Winter 2020-2021 course enrolment. Courses this fall will be, for the most part, delivered online and remotely, and course enrolment for continuing undergraduate students has begun. Use the Enrolment & Registration Guide to check when your enrolment window opens and start planning your course schedule now. For tips on organizing your schedule with the Visual Schedule Builder, check out the recent #YUBlog post, Making Enrolment Easier with the Visual Schedule Builder.

  • For more information about the upcoming Fall/Winter 2020-2021 Academic Session and York’s path forward for the upcoming academic year, visit the YU Better Together FAQ web page. Find answers to some of your questions about enrolment, class delivery, research, academic support, student services, general operations and much more.

  • REMINDER: Check for available self-serve tools and resources on My Online Services. Get what you need, from wherever you are, at almost any time of the day.

  • C4 Capstone Webinar. When thinking about full year courses for next year, don’t forget to check out the award-winning C4: The Cross-Campus Capstone Classroom. This unique learning opportunity brings together students at the third-, fourth-, and fifth-year levels to work in interdisciplinary teams on real-world challenges with social impact. Last year, the project won the Airbus Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC) Diversity Award in 2020. To celebrate the achievements and help new students learn about the C4 course, the C4 team invite you to join this webinar. Monday, July 20, 10 a.m.

    Hear from students that took part in the C4 program last year in the most recent #YUBlog post, Create Positive Change While Studying: The C4 ProgramIf you’d like more information on the program, submit this form to receive more details.

  • York 101 Video: All About Course Codes and Moodle. This week’s video tells you about the meaning behind the details of your course codes and how to effectively use Moodle while studying from home.

Careers Support

Learning Skills

  • Learning Skills Services Workshop: Managing Academic StressAt this interactive session, you can engage in activities and discuss useful strategies for handling the challenges and stresses of university life and learn tips on how to handle academic pressure. Wednesday, July 13, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Connect with Community

  • Photography WorkshopCalumet and Stong Colleges invite all students to attend this workshop where you will learn tips on how to use your phone camera to its full potential. All you need is a camera (phone camera or other). Everyone uses their camera, either for selfies or photography, so we should learn what goes into a good photo, what settings to use and how to set up a good shot. All you need is a camera (phone camera or other). Friday, June 17, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Virtual Mature Student Café Hour. Join this warm and inviting virtual atmosphere, meet a mature student peer mentor and connect with other mature students at York. The session is one hour long, informal and conducted via Zoom by a peer mentor. Drop-ins are welcome. Tuesday, July 21, 11 a.m. to noon.

  • ACMAPS Event Schedule. Are you a mature student at York U? Are you interested in meditation or attending a casual, drop-in based café hour to meet other mature students or a mature student peer mentor? Check the schedule at the link above and attend any session you wish, via Zoom. If you have any questions regarding the ACMAPS events, please email

Worth Repeating

  • York unveiled the University Academic Plan 2020-2025. The Plan lays out a pathway for creating positive change for our students, our campuses, and our local and global communities. In the midst of a global pandemic and international mobilization against anti-Black racism, the Plan recognizes that York University brings distinctive capabilities to help meet the challenges of today and tomorrow and to uncover the opportunities that lie within them. The document affirms York’s core values of academic and educational excellence, diversity and inclusivity, social justice and equity, progressive thinking and environmental sustainability.

  • With students spending more time online, there are more opportunities for disruption. Check out this recent #YUBlog post for tips on how to stay safe from falling victim to online scammers and How to Avoid Email Scams.