Important Dates-Graduate

The School of Graduate Studies operates on a trimester basis, with three terms defined as: fall term (September to December); winter term (January to April); and spring/summer term (April to August). The academic year begins with a fall term followed by a winter term. Individual programs may have specific time related requirements.

Section Dates:
FA September 8, 2020 – December 7, 2020  
WI January 11, 2021 – April 13, 2021  
SS May 3, 2021 – July 30, 2021  

 

September 2020
Tue. 1 Deadline to apply for October graduation  
Mon. 7 Labour Day – University closed  
Tue. 8 FA classes begin  
Mon. 14 Last day to register in FA courses  
Tue. 22 Students withdrawing after this date, but before the respective withdrawal dates will receive a WDR on their academic record.  
October 2020
Mon. 12 Thanksgiving – University closed  
Mon. 12 – Fri. 16 Study Week  
Tue. 20 Registration opens for WI courses (e-mail will be sent out prior)  
November 2020
Mon. 30 Last day to withdraw from FA courses  
December 2020
Mon. 7 Last day of FA classes  
January 2021
Fri. 1 New Year's Day - University closed  
Fri. 1 Deadline to apply for February graduation  
Mon. 11 WI classes begin  
Fri. 15 Last day to register in WI courses  
Fri. 22 Students withdrawing after this date, but before the respective withdrawal dates will receive a WDR on their academic record.  
February 2021
Mon. 15 Family Day - University closed  
Mon. 15 – Fri. 19 Study Week  
March 2021
Fri. 12  Last day to withdraw from WI courses  
TBA SS registration opens (e-mail will be sent out prior)  
April 2021
Thu. 1 Deadline to apply for June graduation  
Fri. 2 Good Friday - University closed  
Mon. 5 Easter Monday - University closed  
Tue. 13 Last Day of WI classes  
May 2021
Mon. 3 SS courses begin  
Fri. 7 Last day to withdraw from SS courses  
Fri. 14 Students withdrawing after this date, but before the respective withdrawal dates will receive a WDR on their academic record.  
Mon. 17 Victoria Day – University closed  
July 2021
TBA PhD Summer Residency (month of July)  
Fri. 30 Last day of SS courses  
August 2021
Mon. 2 Civic Holiday – University closed  
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