SLC closed Friday, Aug 2 for Ryerson Day

Happy Ryerson Day! The Toronto skyline showcasing the SLC.
Created by student graphic designer Alaura Misener

The SLC is closed this Friday, August 2 for Ryerson Day.

It re-opens on Saturday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, and Sunday 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

The SLC is closed on Monday, August 5 for the Civic Holiday.

For a full list of our operating hours, click here.

Improvements coming soon! SLC’s 5th and 8th floors to be renovated this summer

What you need to know about closures during renovations

Renovations coming soon to the 5th and 8th floors

The 5th and 8th floors of the SLC will be closed for renovations at certain times this summer. We are making improvements to CGWR’s and open spaces to provide students an even better experience in the building.

What’s happening?

  • Repainting the walls on 5th and 8th floors
  • Sound absorption installation in all CGWR’s
  • Installing new whiteboards
  • Carpets removed in 5th and 8th floor CGWRs
  • New carpeting on the 8th floor open spaces

When are the closures?

5th Floor

  • CGWR’s are offline and unavailable from June 24 to July 29
  • The entire floor is closed for construction from July 7 to July 18

8th Floor

  • CGWR’s are offline and unavailable from July 8 to August 10
  • The entire floor is closed for construction from July 22 to August 10

There will be no elevator access to the 5th and 8th floors during the construction periods. Elevators will bypass those floors during those dates.

Thank you for your understanding and co-operation as we work to enhance the SLC!


SLC Gould Street entrance re-opened

UPDATE — June 14, 2019, 10:30 a.m.: The SLC’s main entrance has re-opened following an earlier police investigation that closed Gould Street.

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Previously:

The main entrance of the SLC is closed this morning due to an on-going police investigation on Gould Street. The SLC is open and accessible via the 2nd floor Library bridge.  Enter through the Library entrance on Nelson Mandela Walk or Jorgenson Hall at 380 Victoria St.

We apologize for the inconvenience. We will post a follow-up message when our Gould Street entrance re-opens.


Ryerson to reopen today following weather closure

UPDATE: Feb 13, 2019, 5:06 a.m. – Ryerson and the SLC will reopen this morning. All classes and programming are running as scheduled.

Please allow yourself extra time to commute and be cautious on the sidewalks and roads.


(Previously)

Due to expected weather conditions, Ryerson University including the SLC is closed on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. This includes all classes, university-run events, research labs, business services and administrative operations. Student residences remain open.

Please check University channels for further updates: ryerson.ca and @RyersonU.

If you have questions about a class, lab, work placements, exams or mid-terms, you should contact your instructor.

Employees should contact their leader if they have any questions or concerns.

Ryerson to reopen Thursday following weather closure

UPDATE – Feb 6, 2019, 8:46pm: Ryerson University is due to reopen Thursday morning as per usual operations. All buildings will be open, all classes and programming will resume as scheduled and employees should come to work. 

Please continue to monitor ryerson.ca and @RyersonU in case this changes.


(Previously)

Due to deteriorating weather conditions including freezing rain, Ryerson University is officially closed as of 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, February 6. This includes all classes, university-run student events, research labs, business services and administrative operations. Student residences remain open.

Classes and labs that are already in process or have a regular end time past 1 p.m. will need to finish at 1 p.m.

Accordingly, the SLC will close as of 1 p.m. today.  CGWRs in the building will close at noon.

Please check University channels for more updates:

Convocation livestreaming at SLC

Watch Ryerson’s Fall 2018 Convocation ceremonies on the big screen in the SLC’s Amphitheatre!

Join us to cheer on the Class of 2018 this Wednesday, October 10 & Thursday, October 11, 2018 as we livestream all of the convocation ceremonies this week and celebrate graduates on their #RoadFromRyerson. No tickets required. Seating is first come first served.

More information about Convocation here.

 

Apply now for the SEAL Award!

The SLC SEAL Team Student Engagement and Leadership Award is now accepting applications! This $1000 award recognizes two students annually (1 undergraduate & 1 graduate) who have showcased high levels of student engagement and leadership across Ryerson University while maintaining academic excellence.

Apply here.

The deadline to apply is Monday, October 15, 2018.

Purpose

The SLC SEAL Team Award is to recognize students who have showcased high levels of student engagement and leadership across Ryerson University while maintaining academic excellence.

Background

“The SLC SEAL Team is a dedicated group committed to making the SLC a world-class destination. Working together and collaborating with various stakeholders, they foster student engagement and pride of place ensuring the SLC is a physical manifestation of Ryerson’s spirit.”

—SEAL Team Mission Statement

The SLC Student Engagement and Leadership (SEAL) Team emerged from what was always envisioned for the SLC—a place responsible for driving student participation and enhancing the Ryerson experience. As such, the SEAL Team focuses on taking an innovative approach to ensure students are connected to resources and programming while fostering a culture of engagement and collaboration. As a result, Ryerson students demonstrate strong pride of place and are primed to create exceptional experiences. The SLC SEAL Team applauds students who embody these values. With this award, the SLC SEAL Team will recognize two students annually who personify these ideals and contributes to enhancing Ryerson’s overall reputation. 

Value

$1,000. Two annual awards; to be given to one undergraduate student, and one graduate student.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this award the student must:

  • Be registered as a full-time undergraduate student or graduate student at Ryerson University and have maintained a clear academic standing
  • Recipients from past years are eligible to apply, with no limitation on the number of years any one student can receive providing their application includes new and relevant examples since the last awarding.
  • Current SEAL members are not eligible to apply if they are selected to be a member of the Award Selection Committee.

Selection criteria

A student must submit:

  • A cover letter (approximately 500 words) or a video (1-2 minutes) outlining how they have exemplified student engagement and leadership at Ryerson University. The selection committee will be looking for examples of how their actions have directly contributed to, and how it enhanced the Ryerson community, student experience, and enhancing Ryerson’s reputation. The recipients will have demonstrated how they have brought about change with genuine impact by way of their great ideas taking shape.
  • Peer reference letter (approximately 500 words) or a video (1-2 minutes) outlining the applicant’s impact on creating excellent student experience. Providing first-hand / personal experiences as to how the peer was positively impacted.

 

More info can be found at the Registrar’s website here (click on “University Wide” and it’s on page 10). Apply here. The deadline to apply is Monday, October 15, 2018.

Back to School: Look out for window washers!

Students sitting on the eight floor of the SLC

The SLC is preparing to welcome students back to campus by getting our windows cleaned! From Monday, Aug 20 to Friday, Aug 31, look out for window washers on and around the SLC.

Please use caution around the building perimeter during this period. You may see ropes, and small amounts of water may fall from above.

For more information, check out the full advisory from Facilities Management & Development.