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Important Dates

Graduate studies at York consists of three academic terms: Fall term, Winter term, and Summer term.

2022–2023 Academic Year

September

Date

Description

Reminder
5University ClosureLabour Day Holiday—University closed.
7Registration & EnrolmentFall term (FA22 and Fall/Winter Y22–23) start.
10Financial Aid, Refunds and Tuition FeesDeadline for payment of fees, Fall term [FA22].
15Registration & EnrolmentDeadline for graduate programs to submit summer term grades to the Registrar's Office.
22Registration & EnrolmentLast date to add a course without permission of instructor for Fall [FA22] and Fall/Winter [Y22–23] term courses.
30Financial Aid, Refunds and Tuition FeesRefund—100% refund date for Fall [FA22] term.
October

Date


Description


Reminder
6Registration and EnrolmentLast date to add a course with permission of instructor for Fall [FA22] term courses (via Course Transaction Form).
8–14Reading WeekFall Reading Week (no classes, University open).
10University ClosureThanksgiving Day (University closed).
14–16ConvocationFall 2022 Convocation.
15Financial Aid, Refunds and Tuition FeesRefund—80% refund date for Fall [FA22] term.
15AdministrativeAdministrative Deadline—All summer [SU22] term courses with blank and incomplete grades converted to F grade unless an approved course extension has been granted.
20Registration and EnrolmentOnline registration for Fall [FA22] term ends. Manual Registration Form required after this date.

Online course withdrawal ends. Course Transaction form required after this date.

Last date to add a course with permission of instructor for Fall/Winter [Y22-23] courses (via Course Transaction Form).
31Financial Aid, Refunds and Tuition FeesRefund—40% refund date for Fall [FA22] term.

Deadline for reassessment at the domestic tuition rate for the current Fall/Winter session. For international students requesting a status change.
TBARegistration and EnrolmentDeadline to apply to graduate in February 2022.
November

Date


Description


Reminder
1Thesis and DissertationDeadline for Students to submit Research Proposals for Ethics to program office for approval to commence in January 2023.
4Thesis and DissertationDeadline for submission of Ethics Proposals requiring ORE approval for MRP Research using human subjects to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
8Thesis and DissertationDeadline for Graduate Programs to submit Research Proposals for Ethics to FGS for approval to commence in January 2023.
12Registration and EnrolmentDeadline to drop course(s) without receiving a grade (via manual form), Fall [FA22] term. Courses dropped after this date, and within the term, will be reflected with a W grade.
15Thesis and DissertationDeadline for the Faculty of Graduate Studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from Graduate Programs for Doctoral students expected to fulfill all degree requirements for February 2023 convocation.
22Thesis and DissertationDeadline for the Faculty of Graduate Studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from Graduate Programs for Master's students expected to fulfill all degree requirements for February 2023 convocation.
December

Date


Description


Reminder
6Registration and EnrolmentFall term [FA22] classes end.
7Study DayFall Study Day (no classes; University open).
8–23ExaminationsFall [FA22] Examinations. Check with your Course Director.
9Thesis and DissertationLast day to hold Master’s/Doctoral defence exams in the Fall [FA22] term (for Fall term completion). Exams held after this date will be coded for Winter term [WI23].
15Registration and EnrolmentStudents who did not register for Fall term [FA22] will be withdrawn from the program for failure to maintain continuous registration unless a Leave of Absence was approved.
20Thesis and DissertationDeadline to upload Electronic Thesis and Dissertation for Fall term [FA22] completion.
20Registration and EnrolmentDeadline to register for Winter term [WI23].
21Registration and Enrolment$200 Late registration fee for Winter term [W23] will be applied.
23University ClosureWinter Break—University closed (December 23–January 3).
31Registration and EnrolmentDeadline to submit Academic Petition (e.g. leave of absence, change to part-time/full-time status, extension of program time limits, reinstatement) for Winter [WI23] term.
January

Date


Description


Reminder
4OperationsUniversity Open
9Registration and EnrolmentWinter [WI23] term classes begin.
10Financial Aid, Refunds and Tuition FeesDeadline for payment of fees, Winter [WI23] term.
15Registration and EnrolmentAdministrative Deadline—Deadline for graduate programs to submit Fall [FA22] term grades to the Registrar’s Office.
26Registration and EnrolmentLast date to add a course without permission of instructor for Winter [WI23] courses.
27Registration and EnrolmentOnline Registration ends for Winter [WI23] term.
31Financial Aid, Refunds and Tuition FeesDeadline for reassessment at the domestic tuition rate for the current Fall/Winter session. For international students requesting a status change.

Refund—100% refund, Winter [WI23] term.
TBAThesis and DissertationDeadline to upload Electronic Thesis and Dissertation for February 2023 degree conferral.
February

Date


Description


Reminder
8Registration and EnrolmentLast date to add a course with permission of instructor for Winter [WI23] term courses (via Course Transaction Form).
10Registration and EnrolmentDeadline to drop course(s) without receiving a grade for Fall/Winter [Y22-23] term courses. Courses dropped after this date, and within the term of the course, will be given a W grade.
15Registration and EnrolmentAdministrative Deadline—All Fall [FA22] term courses with blank and incomplete grades converted to F grade unless an approved course extension has been granted.
15Financial Aid, Refunds and Tuition FeesRefund—80% refund for Winter [WI23] term.
18–24 Reading Week Winter Reading Week (no classes, University open).
20University ClosureFamily Day—University closed.
28Financial Aid, Refunds and Tuition FeesRefund—40% refund for Winter [WI23] term.
TBARegistration and EnrolmentDeadline to apply to graduate for Spring 2023 Convocation.
March

Date


Description


Reminder
8Thesis and DissertationDeadline for the Faculty of Graduate Studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from Graduate Programs for Doctoral students expected to fulfill all degree requirements for June 2023 convocation.
13Registration and EnrolmentDeadline to drop a course without receiving a grade for Winter [WI23] term courses. Courses dropped after this date, and within the term, will be reflected with a W grade.
15Thesis and DissertationDeadline for the Faculty of Graduate Studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from Graduate Programs for Master's students expected to fulfill all degree requirements for June 2023 convocation.
April

Date


Description


Reminder
7University ClosureGood Friday—University closed.
10Registration and EnrolmentFall/Winter [Y22-23] and Winter [WI23] term classes end.
11Study DayWinter Study Day.
12–27ExaminationsFall/Winter [Y22-23] and Winter [WI23] examinations. Check with your Course Director.
17Thesis and DissertationDeadline to hold Master’s/Doctoral defence exams in the Winter [WI23] term to fulfill part of the requirements in order to graduate for June 2023 convocation.
24Thesis and DissertationDeadline to upload Electronic Thesis and Dissertation for Winter [WI23] term and fulfill final requirements in order to graduate and be eligible for June 2023 convocation ceremony.
30Registration and EnrolmentAll degree requirements, including final grades, must be met by April 30, 2023 to convocate in June 2023.

Deadline to submit Academic Petition (e.g. leave of absence, change to part-time/full-time status, extension of program time limits, reinstatement) for Summer [SU23] term.
TBARegistration and EnrolmentSummer [SU23] term registration and enrolment online access begins.
TBARegistration and EnrolmentSummer [SU23] registration deadline.
TBARegistration and Enrolment$200 Late registration fee for Summer [SU23] term will be applied.