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Important dates

 


| Fall Term 2013 |
| Winter Term 2014 |
| Summer Term 2014 |
| Fall Term 2014 |
| Winter Term 2015 |


   


Religious Observance
and Statutory Dates 2014

 

Fall term 2013  |  September 1 – December 23, 2013
September 2013
Date Category Reminder September 2013
1 Term starts Fall Term [F] starts
2 Holiday Labour Day—University closed.
9 Registration Deadline Fall Term [F] Registration deadline; students registering after this date incur a $200 late registration fee
9 Classes start Fall Term [F] and Fall/Winter [Y] classes start
10 Late Registration $200 late registration fee applied  
10 Convocation Graduate program deadline to conduct degree audit and submit Convocation forms to the Registrar’s Office for students eliible to graduate for October 2013 Convocation. Click here.
10 Fees Fall Term [F] fees due and payable. Click here .
15 Grades

Official grades due for Summer Term [SU] courses.
Grades not reported become an "F" without prior approval of the graduate program director.
Incompletes grades (“I”) must be replaced by the required deadlines. For more information, see Faculty academic regulations.

22 Courses Add w/o permission Last day to add Fall Term [F] and Fall/Winter Term [Y] courses online without permission of the course instructor. Click here.
30 Refund 100% Fee Refund deadline for Fall Term [F] –- Full program fee credit. Click here.
October 2013
Date Category Reminder October 2013
4 Course Add w/ permission Last day to add a Fall Term [F] course online with permission of course instructor. Click here.
14 Holiday Thanksgiving–University closed.
15 Refund 80% Fee Refund deadline for Fall Term [F].
16–18 Convocation October 2013 Convocaton. Click here.  
25 Course Add w/ permission Last day to add a Fall/Winter [Y] course online with permission of the course instructor. Click here.
28 Online Registration Ends

Fall Term Registration & Enrolment: access to online registration ends. Students wishing to register beyond this date must contact their graduate program office and visit the Office of the Dean, Graduate Studies, 230 York Lanes to process a manual registration form.
– Last day to drop FA13 courses online.

Oct. 30 – Nov. 3 Co-Curricular Week No classes – No exams – University open
31 Refund 40% Fee Refund deadline for Fall Term [F].
November 2013
Date Category Reminder November 2013
1 Refund 0% Fee Refund deadline for Fall Term [F].
15 Academic Petitions Deadline to request a change of status (e.g., leave of absence, change to part-time, extension of time) for Winter Term [W]; students must make their request through their graduate program and complete an Academic Petition Form or a Program Approval Form at least six weeks in advance of the term being requested. Click here.
Before initiating your request, review University and Faculty academic regulations.
30 Program Withdrawal Students not registered for the current term are withdrawn for failure to maintain continuous registration.  
December 2013
Date Category Reminder December 2013
6 Classes end Fall Term [F] classes end.
10 Exams start Fall Term [F] exams begin.
23 Exams end Fall Term [F] exams end.
23 Term ends Fall Term [F] ends.
Dec 24–Jan 1 Holiday Christmas/New Year’s Break–University closed.  

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Winter Term 2014  |  January 1 – April 30, 2014
January 2014
Date Category Reminder January 2014
1 Term starts Winter Term [W] starts
6 Classes start Winter Term [W] classes start / Fall/Winter Term [Y] classes resume.
6 Registration Deadline Winter Term [W] Registration deadline; students registering after this date incur a $200 late registration fee
7 Late Registration $200 late registration fee applied.  
10 Fees Winter Term [W] fees due and payable. Click here .
15 Grades

Official grades due for Fall Term [F] courses.
Grades not reported become an ‘F’ without prior approval of the graduate program director.
Incompletes grades (“I”) must be replaced by the required deadlines. For more information, see Faculty academic regulations.

19 Courses Add w/o permission Last day to add Winter Term [W] courses online without permission of the course instructor. Click here.
28 Online Registration ends

Winter Term [W] Registration & Enrolment: access to online registration ends. Students wishing to register beyond this date must contact their graduate program office and visit the Office of the Dean, Graduate Studies, 230 York Lanes to process a manual registration form.
– Last day to drop WI14 and Y Term courses online.

31 Refund 100% Fee Refund deadline for Winter Term [W] –- Full program fee credit. Click here.
Jan 31 Course Add w/ permission Last day to add Winter Term [W] courses online with permission of the course instructor. Click here.
February 2014
Date Category Reminder February 2014
15–21 Co-Curricular Week No classes–No exams– University open.
15 Refund 80% Fee Refund deadline for Winter Term [W].  
TBA Summer 2014 Course Offerings Summer 2014 lecture schedule (course offerings) posted online.
28 Refund 40% Fee Refund deadline for Winter Term [W].
17 Holiday Family Day – University closed.
28 Program Withdrawal Studens not registered for the current term are withdrawn for failure to maintain continuous registration.
March 2014
Date Category Reminder March 2014
1 Refund 0% Fee Refund deadline for Winter Term [W].
4 Registration & Enrolment Access Summer 2014 Registration and Enrolment: access opens online.
15 Academic Petitions Deadline to request a change of status (e.g., leave of absence, change to part-time, extension of time) for Summer Term [S]; students must make their request through their graduate program and complete an Academic Petition Form or a Program Approval Form at least six weeks in advance of the term being requested. Click here.
Before initiating your request, review University and Faculty academic regulations.
31 Doctoral Oral Defence Deadline for the Office of the Dean, Graduate Studies to receive Recommendations for Oral Examination from graduate program directors for doctoral students expected to fulfill all Doctor of Philosophy degree requirements for June 2014 Convocation.  
April 2014
Date Category Reminder April 2014
1 Convocation Deadline to Apply to Graduate for June 2014 Convocation and to inform the Graduate Program of your intention to convocate in June 2014 All degree requirements, including final grades, must be met by April 30, 2014 to convocate in June 2014. Click here.
3 Master’s Oral Defence Deadline for the Office of the Dean, Graduate Studies to receive Recommendations for Oral Examination from graduate program directors for master’s students expected to fulfill all master’s degree requirements for June 2014 Convocation.
4 Classes end Winter Term [W] & Fall/Winter [Y] classes end.
8 Exams start Winter Term [W] exams start.
18 Holiday Good Friday–University closed.  
24 Oral Examination Last date for students to hold thesis/dissertation exams to fulfill requirements for June 2014 Convocation.
24 Exams end Winter Term [W] exams end.
29 Registration Deadline Last day to register for Summer [SU 14] Term. Students registering after this date incur $200 late registration fee.
30 Late Registration $200 late registration fee applied [SU 14].  
30 Submissions of Official Copies Required copies of thesis or dissertation in final acceptable form must be delivered to the Office of the Dean, Graduate Studies for students planning to convocate in June 2014.
30 Term ends Winter Term [W] ends.

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Summer Term 2014 | May 1 – August 31, 2014
May 2014
Date Category Reminder May 2014 calendar
5 Classes start Summer Term [SU] classes start
10 Fees Summer Term [SU] fees payable and due.
16 Courses Add w/o permission Summer Term [SU14] — last day to add course without permission of the instructor
19 Holiday Victoria Day — University closed.  
30 Add course with permission Summer Term [SU14] — last day to add course with permission of the instructor.
31 Refund 100% refund for Summer Term [SU]
June 2014
Date Category Reminder June 2014 calendar
3 Registration Registration opens [FA14] and [WI15].
13–21 Convocation June 2014 Convocation.
15 Refund 80% refund for summer term.
27 Registration Registration & enrolment — registration for SU14 term ends.
27 Drop course online Last day to drop SU14 course online.
30 Refund 40% refund for summer term.
July 2014
Date Category Reminder July 2014 calendar
1 Holiday Canada Day — University closed.
15 Petitions Academic petitions — Deadline to submit change of status for FA14 term.
28 Doctoral Oral Defence Doctoral oral defence — Deadline for the Office of the Dean, Graduate studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from the graduate program directors for doctoral students expected to fulfill all Doctor of Philosophy requirements for October 2014 convocation.
30 Program withdrawal Program withdrawal for failure to maintain continuous registration [SU14].
August 2014
Date Category Reminder August 2014 calendar
4 Holiday Civic Holiday — University closed.
5 Oral Examination Deadline for the Office of the Dean, Graduate studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from the graduate program directors for master’s students expected to fulfill all requirements for October 2014 convocation.
5 Classes end Summer Term [SU] classes end.
22 Oral Examination Last date for students to hold thesis/dissertation exams to fulfill requirements for October 2014 convocation.
26 Registration Deadline to enrol in the Fall Term [FA14].  
27 Late Registration $200 late registration fee applied [FA14].
29 Submission of thesis/dissertation Submissions of Thesis/Dissertation — Thesis/dissertation must be submitted by this date for students planning to convocation in October 2014.

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Fall Term 2014 | September 1 – December 31, 2014
September 2014
Date Category Reminder September 2014 calendar
1 Holiday Labour Day — University closed.
8 Classes start Fall Term [FA] and Fall/Winter Term [Y] classes start.
10 Fees Fall Term [FA] fees payable and due.
22 Add course w/o permission Last day to add [F] or [Y] term course without permission of instructor.
30 Refund 100% refund date for Fall Term.
October 2014
Date Category Reminder October 2014 calendar
6 Add course with permission Last day to add [F] term course with permission of instructor.
13 Holiday Thanksgiving — University closed.
14 Add course with permission Last day to add [Y] term course with permission of instructor.
15–17 Convocation Fall 2014 Convocation.
15 Refund 80% refund date for Fall term.  
27 Drop course Last day to drop [FA14] term course.
27 Registration ends Online registration for Fall 2014 term ends.
29–Nov. 2 Co-curricular days Co-curricular days — no classes.
31 Refund 40% refund date for Fall term.
November 2014
Date Category Reminder November 2014 calendar
15 Petitions Academic petitions — deadline to submit change of status for Winter 2015 term.
30 Program withdrawal Program withdrawal for failure to maintain continuous registration [FA14].
December 2014
Date Category Reminder December 2014 calendar
7 Classes end Fall Term [FA14] classes end.
9 Exams Fall Term [FA14] exams begin.
9 Registration deadline Deadline to enrol for Winter Term [WI15].
10 Late fee $200 late fee applied [WI15].
22 Exams end Fall Term exams end.  
24–Jan. 2 Holiday Holiday break — University closed.
Winter Term 2015 | January 1 – April 30, 2015
January 2015
Date Category Reminder January 2015 calendar
5 Classes start Fall/Winter Term [Y] classes resume and Winter Term [W] classes start.
10 Fees Winter Term fees due and payable.
19 Add course w/o permission of instructor Last day to add Winter Term [W] class without permission of instructor.
27 Online Registration ends Registration ends for Winter Term [W] 2015.
27 Drop course Last day to drop [W] or [Y] course.  
TBC Add course w permission of instructor Last day to add [W] term course with permission of instructor.
31 Refund 100% refund Winter Term [W].
February 2015
Date Category Reminder February 2015 calendar
14–20 Reading Week Reading Week no classes.
15 Refund 80% refund for Winter Term [W].
16 Holiday Family Day — University closed.
28 Refund 40% refund for Winter Term.  
28 Program withdrawal Program withdrawal for failure to maintain continuous registration WI15.
March 2015
Date Category Reminder March 2015 calendar
TBC Online Registration Summer 2015 Registration and Enrolment — access opens online.
15 Petitions Academic Petitions — deadline to submit change of status for SU15 term (e.g. leave of absence, change to part-time/full-time, extension of time).
31 Oral Examinations — doctoral students Deadline for the Office of the Dean, Graduate Studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from the graduate program directors for doctoral students expected to fultill the Doctor of Philosophy requirements for June 2015 convocation.
April 2015
Date Category Reminder April 2015 calendar
1 Convocation Deadline to apply to Graduate for June 2015 convocation and to inform graduate program of your intention to convocate in June 2015. All degree requirements, including final grades, must be met by April 30, 2015, to convocate in June 2015.
2 Oral examination — master’s students Deadline for the Office of the Dean, Graduate Studies, to receive recommendations for Oral examination from the graduate program directors for master’s students expected to fulfill all requirements for June 2015 convocation.
3 Holiday Good Friday — University closed.
6 Classes end Last day of [W] and [Y] term classes.
8 Exams begin [W] and [Y] term exams begin.  
24 Exams end [W] and [Y] exams end.
24 Oral examination deadline Last date for students to hold thesis/dissertation exams to fulfill requirements for June 2015 convocation.
30 Submissions of Thesis/Dissertations Submissions of Thesis/Dissertation — Thesis/dissertation must be submitted by this date for students planning to convocate in June 2015.

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