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Designed for York U students, faculty and staff, this site provides one-stop access to all of the University’s safety resources that will help you be more informed and take action about your safety.

You'll find information on the tools and services available to the York U community, as well as educational components to support the community as we aim to prioritize value and respect for all of our members.


 Updates


April 15, 2018

RESUMPTION OF UNIVERSITY OPERATIONS

The freezing rain of earlier today has transitioned to rain showers. The University will resume normal operations as of 11:00pm tonight, Sunday, 15 April 2018. Staff scheduled to work tonight should report for duty as normal.All exams scheduled for tomorrow, Monday, 16 April 2018 will proceed as scheduled.

The University would like to thank the entire community for its patience and understanding during this weather emergency, especially our students who had exams scheduled this weekend. Students will be notified as soon as possible with respect to the timing of rescheduled exams.

While normal operations are resuming, members of the community are reminded to continue to take safety into consideration, allowing extra time to travel to and from campus.


April 15, 2018

Continued Suspension of University Operations

The Environment Canada weather alert warning of freezing rain and ice pellets continues into Sunday, warning of more significant freezing rain throughout the day, followed by intense rain storms.

Due to the ongoing higher than acceptable risk of slips and falls due to road and walkway conditions, the suspension of University operations continues today, Sunday, 15 April 2018.  Exams scheduled for this afternoon at 2:00pm and tonight at 7:00pm will be postponed.  Students will be advised accordingly.

As the storm progresses, the University encourages all members of the community to be safe as possible.


April 14, 2018

University Operations Suspended -Weather Emergency

Environment Canada has issued a weather alert warning of freezing rain and rain pellets throughout Saturday.  Due to the higher than acceptable possibility of slips and falls due to road and walkway conditions that are likely to materialize through the course of this morning, the University is enacting Weather Emergency Procedures and suspending normal University operations today, effective immediately.  Any exams affected by the suspension will be rescheduled.  Students will be advised of accordingly.


April 14, 2018

Weather Watch

The University has initiated a Weather Watch. All currently scheduled exams and activities are proceeding, but the University continues to monitor the weather closely. If the University decides to suspend operations, we will endeavor to give as much lead time as possible before a scheduled exam. Community members are advised when traveling to and from campus to do so as safely as possible.


April 13, 2018

Weather Watch

Please be advised that as of 04:00pm. Friday April 13, 2018, the University has initiated a Weather Watch.  The weather will be monitored through the afternoon and early evening. Should University Weather Emergency Procedures be adopted, this message will be updated immediately.


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