Updates to Schulich Current Student Services
In light of recent COVID-19 public health sanctions and measures, effective Thursday, March 19, 2020 York University has moved to offer only required services on its campuses. Schulich has successfully moved all academic courses and student services online.
Students are encouraged to review all recent York University communications regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
During this time, we’re committed to helping you complete the academic term and supporting your success.
Scroll below for a summary of how current services have been moved to a remote format so that we can continue to serve your needs.
- Schulich: COVID-19 Response YorkU: Coronavirus Information & Updates
Updates to Schulich Student Services
Academic AdvisingView details Hide details
Your advising team in Student & Enrolment Services is currently working remotely. Staff are keeping regular operating hours, advising in a virtual format, and communicating digitally. Kindly allow for longer than normal response time as e-mail volume will be high.
Regular academic services such as enrolment appointments, petitions and appeals processes, student onboarding and program orientations will continue online.
Students can book 1-1 virtual advising appointments via telephone, Zoom or Skype.
There will be no drop-in advising until further notice.
Processing Academic FormsView details Hide details
The office of the Division of Student Services and International Relations in SSB W263 and the Seymour Schulich Building are closed, effective Thursday, March 19.
We will continue to electronically process administrative forms in the Academic Forms Database, such as Student Letter Requests.
For questions and submissions, contact us at:
International Student SupportsView details Hide details
International students can continue to access services offered by International Relations.
Appointments continue to be accessible via Zoom, Skype, and phone. Book your appointment online (graduate advising; undergraduate advising). Immigration sessions on work permits and permanent residence will continue to be offered virtually. Watch your email for details on any upcoming sessions.
English Language Support
The English Language Peer Support program is now being offered remotely. Both individual appointments as well as the Conversation Groups (now “English Cyber Chats”) are being offered online. Learn more about virtual ELPS here.
To better support international students, we are also hosting online Q&A sessions to address your questions related to COVID-19 and your status in Canada. Click here for upcoming sessions.
Library Services & BookstoreView details Hide details
The Bronfman Business Library has moved online as of Wednesday, March 18, 2020. All print resources are no longer accessible.
Real Time Support
Students can get business research help from the library’s Ask a Question website, a service that allows students to connect with a York librarian on demand, in real time.
Virtual Consultation Services with Librarians
For in-depth research assistance, students can book Zoom consultations with a subject matter librarian or the data services team.
Students can also consult the library’s online business research guides, as well the Business Research at York Toolkit to view videos and PDF resources to help them with their business research questions.
Additional updates on YorkU Libraries’ services and operations can be located on the Libraries’ COVID-19 webpage.
York University Bookstore
The YorkU Bookstore is still processing online orders, while the store remains closed.
Students can search for course materials and kits online. Shipping is free for all course materials within Canada for the Summer term.
Career Development ServicesView details Hide details
The Career Development Centre is committed to supporting you throughout your career journey. Their services are all continuing online. These include:
CDC Advising appointments
Book one-one Zoom appointments with an Industry Advisor or Certified Coach on Handshake.
Daily CDC Career Update
All current students will automatically receive a digital daily career update to their Schulich inbox. This newsletter features industry news, recruiting updates, and a career tip of the day.
Students are encouraged to check Handshake regularly for newly posted opportunities.
Virtual Coffee with the CDC
Drop in and connect with the CDC team each Friday at 11:00 am via Zoom to discuss any career related questions or concerns you may have. No registration needed – the Zoom link will be emailed to students in advance weekly.
Events and Workshops
The CDC team is organizing virtual career development workshops. Additionally, some employers are hosting virtual information sessions targeted to Schulich students. Please check Handshake regularly for updates.
Students should be sure to visit the CDC Resources page on Handshake for job search tools, career development tips and CDC information.
Each service unit and your academic advising team will continue to be in touch and keep updating you as our services and the broader situation continue to evolve. Please check your e-mail frequently and take care.