What you need to know about closures during renovations
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.
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?
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
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
The deadline to apply is Monday, October 15, 2018.
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.
“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.
$1,000. Two annual awards; to be given to one undergraduate student, and one graduate student.
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.
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). Applyhere. The deadline to apply is Monday, October 15, 2018.