Centre for Human Rights (CHR)
The Centre for Human Rights (CHR) contributes to York University's vision of social justice and accessible education.
We strive to build a respectful, equitable, diverse and inclusive (REDI) community by advancing, promoting, and upholding human rights at York in accordance with provincial human rights legislation and the University’s policies.
Please visit Centre for Human Rights for more information.
Office of Student Community Relations (OSCR)
The Office of Student Community Relations (OSCR) supports students impacted by critical incidents, facing personal crises or multiple complex issues. OSCR supports students, parent/guardians and the community in its role as the University liaison in the management of critical incident cases. Other supports include contacting students and/or their family and assisting them by arranging appropriate referrals and support, both internal and external to York.
The Office works directly with the Office of the President, Faculties, Security Services, the Registrar and any other University unit that may be in involved. OSCR provides support for incidents such as, but not limited to, critical illness or injury of a student, student death, attempted suicide and sexual assault. OSCR advocates for students to secure academic accommodations, financial assistance, stop-outs/leaves and emergency housing.
Please visit Office of Student Community Relations for more information.
The York University Ombudsperson, appointed by the President, is a respected, credible and knowledgeable individual whose ethical standards are above reproach and whose experience with institutional process is both wide and long.
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.
Please visit Ombudsperson for more information.