Guidelines, Policies & Forms

The regulations of the Faculty of Graduate Studies generally apply to all students enrolled in graduate programs at York University. In a number of instances individual graduate programs have additional requirements; these are set out in the appropriate graduate program section of the Faculty of Graduate Studies Academic Regulations.

FGS Status Forms

Graduate Program in Socio–Legal Studies Forms

MA Specific Forms

PhD Specific Forms

Sending Large Files using York University’s Dropbox

Students submitting e-copies of their thesis/dissertations/major research papers to members of their examining committee or submitting large files to course directors for assignments may make use of York University’s Dropbox.

How to use York University’s Dropbox

  1. Log in at http://dropbox.yorku.ca using Passport York
  2. Click “Choose File” and select the file to upload from your device
  3. Enter only your email address in the “Recipient(s) Email” field
  4. Click “Upload file and send notification”
  5. Access your email to locate the unique download link
  6. Draft an email to your recipients and include the unique download link

Alternatively, if your recipients are expecting the file, you can choose to have York University’s Dropbox send the file directly to them:

  1. Log in at http://dropbox.yorku.ca using Passport York
  2. Click “Choose File” and select the file to upload from your device
  3. Enter all recipient email addresses in the “Recipient(s) Email” field (it is recommended you include your own email address so you receive a copy of the unique download link)
  4. Click “Upload file and send notification”

Note: All files uploaded to the York University’s Dropbox are maintained for 3 days, upon which they are deleted. Recipients must ensure they download the file prior to its expiration.

Students can contact ithelp@yorku.ca for assistance with York University’s Dropbox.

Research Ethics Forms and Procedures

For graduate students conducting research involving human participants for the purposes of a thesis or dissertation, please go to the FGS website for access to forms and documents.

For graduate students conducting research involving human participants, in support of a Major Research Paper, please go to the Office of Research Ethics website for access to forms and documents.