In light of the heartbreaking recent events and protests surrounding anti-black racism, Schulich stands with the York University community to acknowledge our shared responsibility to uphold the values of respect, equity, diversity and inclusion. 

Please read a message to the community on behalf of York University President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton and Vice-President, Equity, People, and Culture Sheila Cote-Meek:

York University Stands Together Against Anti-Black Racism

Community and Campus Resources  

For students seeking resources for mental health support, counseling or anonymous help, please begin here for a list of virtual mental health services and helplines. 

York University’s Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion (REI)  has a number of virtual tools to begin our collective education and training. Get started here: 

Understanding Racism: A Guide for Students Faculty and Staff

Enhance or reaffirm your understandings of racism, the Ontario Human Rights Code, and regulations around upholding human rights at York University. 


All community members can also sign up for the Rights Equity Diversity Inclusion (REDI) summer workshop series, including the following upcoming session:

Acknowledging and Addressing Racism
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
9am – 10am EDT

Reaching out for Support

If you are a student in distress, you are encouraged to reach out to Student Counselling & Development at 416-736-5297 or visit to learn about remote
access of services.

You may also wish to:

We are so grateful for our diverse community and we are stronger together.