Senate Policies on Teaching & Learning

This web page is designed to highlight and bring together in one place the policies and guidelines that will enable you to effectively carry out your responsibilities related to teaching. Whether you are new to York or an experienced professor, we hope you will find this resource useful. We recommend you contact your Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching, Head of Department or Program Lead with any queries. Below are important links to Senate Policies related to teaching and learning at York University.  For a complete list of Senate Policies, see

Sessional Dates,  Examination Conduct & Scheduling

Academic Disruption, Class Cancellation, Emergency Preparedness, Weather Emergencies

Grading & Academic Standards

Academic Honesty

Faculty, Staff, Students: Conduct & Responsibilities