Information for Contract Faculty

CUPE website address:

Forms and Resources

Policies and Regulations

Teaching, Learning & Research Related Resources

The Writing Department
The Writing Department combines the resources and offerings of the units previously known as the Centre for Academic Writing in the Faculty of Arts and as Atkinson Writing Programs in Atkinson College. The Writing Department provides credit courses and, through its Writing Centre, one-to-one and small group instruction

Appointments can then be made by phone (416-736-5134) or in person (S329 Ross).

Office of the Ombudsperson
The role of the York University Ombudsperson is to provide an impartial and confidential service to assist current members of York University (students, faculty and staff) who have been unable to resolve their concerns about University authorities' application of York University policies, procedures and/or practices.

Contact Information:
1050 York Research Tower

Teaching Commons
Teaching Commons, located at 1050 TEL, provides advocacy for excellence and innovation in teaching and assists individuals, units and Faculties in improving student learning. As well, they have an extensive resource library and maintain a useful listserv. Contact (or 736-5754) for specific information.

Counselling & Disability Services
Counselling & Disability Services (CDS), through its professional staff, strives to provide a range of essential psychological services to the York University Community in order to optimize the quality of the scholarly and communal life of the university.  CDS also acts as a resource to faculty and staff of the university.

For more information contact us at 416-736-5297 or in Room N110, Bennett Centre for Student Services

York International
York International facilitates and coordinates the international activities of the university. As such, York International assists the University community in the identification and development of international research and scholarly opportunities [and] encourages and promotes the participation of the York community in international education. York International provides support for international students at the University and acts as a liaison between the York community and other public and private organizations both in Canada and abroad.

Room 108 Vanier College; telephone, 736-5177.

Office of Research Administration
The Office of Research Services (ORS) is responsible for implementing research policies and procedures determined by the academic bodies of the University. The general functions of ORS are to assist faculty members in obtaining research funding, to ensure that University policies on research are honoured, to represent York in negotiations between funding agencies and University researchers, and to officially accept funds for sponsored research on behalf of the University.

York Research Tower,
Fifth Floor
Telephone: 736-5055

Student Support

Experiential Education Guide
Student Guide to Experiential Education. Here students can find information about what to expect in their EE courses and resources to help them progress as a learner. Students will find out what EE looks like in the classroom, the community and the workplace.

For questions related to this Guide, please contact Geneviève Maheux-Pelletier, Educational Developer, Teaching Commons.

Office of Student Community Relations
The mandate of the Office of Student Community Relations is to provide advice, referrals, training, alternate dispute resolution methods, judicial processes (local adjudication, tribunals), critical incident support and student leadership opportunities.

Bennett Centre for Student Services, W128
Alexandra Kloczko, Administrative Assistant