We are extending the naming contest to allow more people to submit names. Please see contest rules below.
The new deadline is Wednesday, July 12 at 11:59 p.m. Afterwards, members will have an opportunity to vote on a short list of names.
To submit names, please use this form. You may submit more than one entry. After you submit your entry, you may view other names that have already been submitted.
A preliminary rendition of the new Faculty Grad Club, this image depicts faculty members and graduate students in a modern-style café setting.
Naming contest for the Faculty Grad Club
"Name that Café/Pub/Lounge/Club" Contest!
Members of YUFA and YUGSA are invited to submit names for the new Faculty & Graduate Student Café/Pub/Lounge/Club, which is scheduled to open in the Fall 2017 semester.
1) Names should be inclusive (non-offensive).
2) Names that align with the mission and values of the organization are preferred.*
3) Names are to be submitted on this form. You may submit more than one entry. After you submit your entry, you may view other names that have already been submitted.
The deadline has been extended! Submissions will now be accepted until Wednesday, June 12 at 11:59 p.m.
The person submitting the winning name will receive a $200 gift certificate, which can be used at the new enterprise.
The winning submission will be chosen by a committee appointed by the Board of Directors of the York University Faculty & Graduate Student Co-operative. The committee will take into account how well the name meets the conditions listed above and can contribute to the marketing strategy of the new enterprise.
* The mission of the York University Faculty & Graduate Student Co-operative is to provide food and beverage services to its members, as well as a location for social interaction and intellectual engagement. In offering these services, the Co-operative will prioritize healthy and sustainable food and beverage options and the provision of experiential education opportunities for students.