Academic Regulations

Academic Regulations

Adopted by the Council of the Faculty of Environmental Studies under Standing Rule 3.9. For details about the Faculty‚Äôs decision-making process, please see the information on our governance structure in the About us section of our website.

Every effort has been made to ensure that these Academic Regulations are complete and accurate. In the event that these published regulations are not fully consistent with FES-approved legislation, then the duly approved legislation shall take precedence.


The regulations are intended to be a positive instrument to aid in accomplishing both individual and collective educational purposes of the members of the Faculty of Environmental Studies; they are a basic expression of the academic programs of the Faculty and each regulation has a real educational purpose. Used as intended, by all members of the Faculty, the academic regulations can provide the basis for carrying out imaginative and effective individual programs of study.

York University policies

FES community members are also encouraged to review: