Quality Assurance

York University’s Quality Assurance Procedures - YUQAP outline the protocols for the assessment and approval of new programs, review of existing programs, modifications to existing programs, and closures of programs.

The Vice President Academic and Provost is the chief academic officer at York University and is responsible for the oversight of the York University Quality Assurance Protocols and Procedures.

Within the Office of the Vice President Academic and Provost, the Vice Provost Academic is the sole contact between the institution and the Quality Council, and oversees the administration and reporting functions associated with the YUQAP.

Quality Council Review and Audit Process

As outlined in the York University Quality Assurance Protocols and Procedures (YUQAP), the university is subject to an audit process once every eight years. The objective of the audit is to determine whether or not the institution has acted in compliance with the provisions of its YUQAP as ratified by the Ontario Universities Council on Quality Assurance.

York University underwent the Quality Assurance Audit in November 2015. In May 2016 the Quality Council provided York University with the Report on the Quality Assurance Audit of York University and the Summary of the Principal Findings of the Quality Assurance Audit of York University. The Summary of the Principal Findings of the Audit Report can be found here.

York University submitted its institutional One Year Response in May 2017, informing the auditors of the steps taken to address the recommendations of the audit report.

In September 2017 York University received the Summary of the Auditors’ Report on the Scope of York University’s Response to the Quality Assurance Audit and, as required, it is posted here.
York University Auditors Summary Report on One-Year Response