COVID NOTICE: Effective by end of day Thursday, March 19, York University will be offering limited on-campus services to prevent the risk and spread of COVID-19. Staff in Communications & Culture will be working remotely, and are not available for face-to-face meetings. Even though we aren’t on campus, we are still open and available to support you. For general enquiries, you can reach us by email at, or leave a message at (416) 736-2100 x 33396. Staff will be monitoring both routinely Monday to Friday during regular working hours, 8:30am to 4:30pm. For program specific enquiries, please email

Please remember to keep checking your emails and the University Coronavirus Information and Update website for information and announcements.

The links below will be updated regularly, and contain pertinent information from Faculty of Graduate Studies for all ComCult students:

Financial Resources: FGS Emergency Bursary, Funding, Government Support, Intl/Ext Scholarships and Awards, Travel Disruption Bursary.
Academic Resources: Petitions, Leaves, Appeals, Academic Honesty, Registration, Libraries, Bookstore.
Completion: Defences, Comprehensive/Qualifying Exams, Course Extensions, Course Drops, Pass/Fail Grading.
Food: On-campus food and local food banks.
Graduate Wellness: Wellness Consultations, Resources.
International Travel: Travel Abroad, Cancelled Travel, Travel Disruption Bursary.
Research: Research Ethics, Libraries.
Graduate Faculty: Winter Course Completion, Ethics, Teaching Online, Online Course Continuity.
Postdoctoral Researchers: FAQs and Resources for Postdocs.

The Joint Graduate Program in Communication & Culture is a unique partnership. Together, York and Ryerson offer a critical mass of faculty needed to advance the study of communication and culture.

Drawn from a number of disciplines, the distinguished faculty collectively represent a breadth of perspectives and professional experience in communications, the social sciences, humanities, media, and fine arts. Please visit About Us to learn more about our partnership and expertise.

York Comcult students, download the handbook below:
York-Ryerson Joint Program in Communication & Culture Handbook

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