Important Dates for Graduate Students

SUMMER TERM 2017  (see also dates for: Fall term 2017 / Winter  term 2018)

July 17

  • Last day to voluntarily withdraw from Summer term courses. After this date students remain registered in courses and receive final grades as appropriate.

July 27

  • Deadline for recommending a PhD external examiner for students who plan to graduate at the Fall Convocation 

August 1

  • Last day to file application for Fall graduation.

STUDENTS WHO APPLIED FOR SPRING 2017 CONVOCATION BUT DID NOT GRADUATE MUST REAPPLY FOR FALL 2017 CONVOCATION 

August 7 

  • Civic Holiday (statutory holiday). University Closed 

August 8

  • Last day of classes 

August 15

  • Fall term fees are due and payable.

FALL TERM 2017

September 4

  • Labour Day (statutory holiday)

September 7

  • Fall term classes begin

September 20

  • Last day for late registration

September 21: defense deadline and format checking deadline

September 28: Phase I

October 9

  • Thanksgiving Day (statutory holiday) (no classes, University closed)

October 7-15

  • Reading Week

October 14

  • Fall Convocation

October 16: format checking deadline for Phase II

October 19: Phase II

November 15

  • Last day to voluntarily withdraw from Fall term courses. After this date students remain registered in courses and receive final grades as appropriate

November 30

  • Last day to send a doctoral dissertation to the External Examiner for doctoral students who plan on completing their PhD requirements in December 2017, or before the Phase I deadline in the Winter 2018 term

December 15

  • Winter term fees are due and payable

Dec. 23, 2017- Jan. 2, 2018

  • University offices closed for Christmas recess

WINTER TERM 2018

January 4

  • Winter term classes begin

January 15

  • The earliest date a PhD defense can be scheduled in 2018

January 17

  • Last day for late registration

January 22

January 25

February 12

February 15

February 17-25

  • Reading Week

February 19

  • Family Day Holiday: University closed

February 23

  • University offices closed

March 1

  • Last day to file an application for Spring graduation

STUDENTS WHO APPLIED FOR FALL 2017 CONVOCATION BUT DID NOT GRADUATE MUST REAPPLY FOR SPRING 2018 CONVOCATION

March 9

  • Deadline for recommending a PhD external examiner for students who plan to graduate at Spring Convocation

March 14

  • Last day to voluntarily withdraw from Winter term courses. After this date students remain registered in courses and receive final grades as appropriate

March 30

  • Good Friday – University closed

April 6

  • Last day of classes