COVID-19 Updates

As a result of the College's decision that was sent out on March 13, all in-person classes are suspended starting March 14. On March 23, online courses will begin for all students.
Click here for more updates from Seneca College.
 

Due to the recent developments regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Seneca Student Federation is suspending the following:

- All SSF Offices and spaces will be closed until further notice.

- All SSF on-campus events and activities have been cancelled until the end of August. We are offering a variety of events and activities online on our social media channels.

- All in person and on-campus SSF services are suspended, including SSF's food services (Metro Grill),  and Food Banks until further notice. We are operating the Health and Dental and Tax Clinic Services online.

- The VIP Formal Party has been cancelled. Students that purchased tickets will be fully reimbursed when the SSF offices re-open. There is no deadline to receive the refund.
 

Shuttle Bus Service:

The shuttle bus service has been cancelled until further notice. We will update as more information becomes available.
For more information, please email us at [email protected] or call us at 416-491-5050 ext 22625

Health and Dental Plan for Domestic Students:

Update: All domestic students currently covered under the Health and Dental plan your coverage has been extended from August 31, 2020 to September 20, 2020. This will provide you with more time to make use of the services and book appointments with doctors and physicians as they will slowly start to open.

Update: Summer 2020 start students: The deadline to make changes to your health and dental plan has been extended to June 12.

Email us at [email protected] or call us at 416-491-5050 ext 22625
For immediate assistance visit: www.wespeakstudent.com or call 416-216-0296
For assistance regarding claims call ClaimSecure at 1-888-513-4464

Full-time students (both Domestic and International Students) have access to Real Campus, a service that offers students FREE therapy, virtual doctor visits, lifestyle counselling, courses, tools and events to improve your mental health physical health. For more information click here.

Tax Clinic:

The Tax Clinic is closed, however, we are helping students file their taxes online. You will need to book an appointment first. 
Please email us at [email protected] to book an appointment or for more information.
There are a number of FREE Tax Clinics in our area that can assist you. Click here to find out more.

Food Bank:

The SSF's Food Banks will be closed.
There are a number of community based Food Banks that you can access during this time. Click here to find a location near you.

Update: The Food Bank of York Region has now implemented a home delivery program to assist those in need of food, household consumables, and personal products. For more information and to apply for this free service, click here.

Advocacy:

Before emailing us any concerns, please ensure that you have read the updates on the Seneca's Website.
For any other concerns, please email us at: [email protected]

Lockers:

For students currently assigned to a locker.
Your locker term has been extended at no additional fee until Seneca campuses re-open.
For those who would like to empty their lockers now, you are welcome to do so.
When you arrive on campus, you will need to check in at the main entrance, where you will be met by Campus Security, screened and asked for identification. Please be sure to bring your Seneca OneCard.
Once you’ve emptied your locker, please let your Student Services Coordinator know by email:
King Campus: [email protected]
Markham Campus: [email protected]
Newnham Campus: [email protected]
[email protected] Campus: [email protected]

These measures are taken as a precaution to ensure everyone's safety.

The SSF is working closely with Seneca College and will continue to update and communicate any other decisions of this nature as they unfold.