Jun 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Calendar 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Calendar [ARCHIVED CALENDAR]

Academic schedule



Fall semester

August 10, 2023 Last day to submit an online application for graduation for students completing degree requirements at the end of the summer semester.
September 4, 2023 Labour Day, no lectures.
September 5, 2023 Lectures begin, fall semester.
  Deadline for payment of fees or submission of the Graduate Student Promissory Note, fall semester.
  Last day to submit a program change request, fall semester.
  Last day to change full-time/part-time status, fall semester.
  Last day to submit a leave of absence form, fall semester.
September 18, 2023 End of regular registration period; last day to add courses, fall semester.
  Last day to drop courses in fee-per-credit graduate programs and receive a 100 per cent refund of tuition and ancillary fees, fall semester.
  Last day to withdraw from a flat-fee graduate program and receive a 100 per cent refund of tuition and ancillary fees, fall semester.
October 2, 2023 Last day to withdraw from fall semester courses without academic consequences (i.e., without receiving a grade). Courses dropped after this date will be recorded on the academic transcript with a grade of W to indicate withdrawal.
  Last day to drop courses in fee-per-credit graduate programs and receive a 50 per cent refund of tuition fees, fall semester.
  Last day to withdraw from a flat-fee graduate program and receive a 50 per cent refund of tuition fees, fall semester.
October 9, 2023 Thanksgiving Day, no lectures.
October 10 to 15, 2023 Fall study week, no lectures.
November 13, 2023 Last day to withdraw from fall semester courses. Active fall semester courses will be graded by instructors.
December 4, 2023 Lectures end, fall semester.
December 5, 2023 Study break, no lectures.
December 6 to 16, 2023 Fall semester final examination period. Students are advised not to make commitments during this period (i.e., vacation, travel plans).
December 15, 2023 Last day to submit final thesis package to program office to ensure graduation by end of fall semester.
  Last day for faculty to submit Certificate of Approval for project/paper to the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies to ensure graduation by end of fall semester.
December 23, 2023 to
January 1, 2024
University closed.
December 31, 2023 Last day to submit online application for graduation for students completing degree requirements at the end of the fall semester.

Winter semester

January 2, 2024 University reopens.
January 8, 2024 Lectures begin, winter semester.
  Deadline for payment of fees or submission of Graduate Student Promissory Note, winter semester.
  Last day to submit a program change request, winter semester.
  Last day to change full-time/part-time status, winter semester.
  Last day to submit a leave of absence form, winter semester.
January 19, 2024 End of regular registration period; last day to add courses, winter semester.
  Last day to drop courses in fee-per-credit graduate programs and receive a 100 per cent refund of tuition and ancillary fees, winter semester.
  Last day to withdraw from a flat-fee graduate program and receive a 100 per cent refund of tuition and ancillary fees, winter semester.
February 2, 2024 Last day to withdraw from winter semester courses without academic consequences (i.e., without receiving a grade). Courses dropped after this date will be recorded on the academic transcript with a grade of W to indicate withdrawal.
  Last day to drop courses in fee-per-credit graduate programs and receive a 50 per cent refund of tuition fees, winter semester.
  Last day to withdraw from a flat-fee graduate program and receive a 50 per cent refund of tuition fees, winter semester.
February 19, 2024 Family Day, no lectures.
February 20 to 25, 2024 Winter study week, no lectures.
February 28, 2024 Last day to submit online application for graduation for the spring session of convocation for students completing degree requirements at the end of the winter semester.
March 15, 2024 Last day to withdraw from winter semester courses. Active winter semester courses will be graded by instructors.
March 29, 2024 Good Friday, no scheduled academic activities.
March 31, 2024 Easter Sunday, no scheduled academic activities.
April 8, 2024 Lectures will follow the Friday schedule on this day only. Lectures end, winter semester.
April 9, 2024 Study break, no lectures.
April 10 to 20, 2024 Winter semester final examination period. Students are advised not to make commitments during this period (i.e., vacation, travel plans).
April 19, 2024 Last day to submit final thesis package to program office to ensure graduation by end of winter semester.
  Last day for faculty to submit Certificate of Approval for project/paper to the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies to ensure graduation by end of winter semester.

Spring/Summer semester

May 6, 2024 Lectures begin, six-week spring session and 12-week summer semester.
  Deadline for payment of fees or submission of Graduate Student Promissory Note, six-week spring session and 12-week summer semester.
  Last day to submit a program change request, summer semester.
  Last day to change full-time/part-time status, summer semester.
  Last day to submit a leave of absence form, summer semester.
May 10, 2024 Last day to add six-week spring session courses.
  Last day to drop six-week spring session courses in fee-per-credit programs and receive a 100 per cent refund of tuition and ancillary fees.
May 17, 2024 Last day to add courses, 12-week summer semester.
  Last day to drop 12-week summer semester courses in fee-per-credit graduate programs and receive a 100 per cent refund of tuition and ancillary fees.
  Last day to withdraw from a flat-fee graduate program and receive a 100 per cent refund of tuition and ancillary fees, summer semester.
  Last day to withdraw from six-week spring session courses without academic consequences (i.e., without receiving a grade). Courses dropped after this date will be recorded on the academic transcript with a grade of W to indicate withdrawal.
  Last day to withdraw from six-week spring session courses in fee-per-credit graduate programs and receive a 50 per cent refund of tuition fees.
May 20, 2024 Victoria Day, no lectures.
June 3, 2024 Last day to withdraw from 12-week summer semester courses without academic consequences (i.e., without receiving a grade). Courses dropped after this date will be recorded on the academic transcript with a grade of W to indicate withdrawal.
  Last day to drop 12-week summer semester courses in fee-per-credit graduate programs and receive a 50 per cent refund of tuition fees.
  Last day to withdraw from a flat-fee graduate program and receive a 50 per cent refund of tuition fees, summer semester.
June 5, 2024 Last day to withdraw from six-week spring session courses. Active six-week spring session courses will be graded by instructors.
June 17, 2024 Lectures end, six-week spring session.
June 18, 2024 Spring six-week session study break, no lectures.
June 18 to 22, 2024 Study break, 12-week summer semester, no lectures.
June 19 to 22, 2024 Spring session final examination period. Students are advised not to make commitments during this period (i.e., vacation, travel plans).
June 24, 2024 Lectures begin, six-week summer session.
  Deadline for payment of fees or submission of Graduate Student Promissory Note (fee-per-credit programs only), six-week summer session.
  Lectures resume, 12-week summer semester.
  Last day to submit online application for graduation for students completing degree requirements at the end of the spring session.
June 28, 2024 Last day to add courses, six-week summer session.
  Last day to drop six-week summer session courses in fee-per-credit graduate programs and receive a 100 per cent refund of tuition and ancillary fees.
July 1, 2024 Canada Day, no scheduled academic activities.
July 8, 2024 Last day to withdraw from six-week summer session courses without academic consequences (i.e., without receiving a grade). Courses dropped after this date will be recorded on the academic transcript with a grade of W to indicate withdrawal.
  Last day to drop six-week summer session courses in fee-per-credit graduate programs and receive a 50 per cent refund of tuition fees.
July 16, 2024 Last day to withdraw from 12-week summer semester courses. Active 12-week summer semester courses will be graded by instructors.
July 24, 2024 Last day to withdraw from six-week summer session courses. Active six-week summer session courses will be graded by instructors.
August 5, 2024 Civic Holiday, no lectures.
August 6, 2024 Lectures will follow the Monday schedule on this day only. Lectures end, 12-week summer semester and six-week summer session.
August 7, 2024 Study break, no lectures.
August 8 to 11, 2024 Six-week summer session and 12-week summer semester final examination period. Students are advised not to make commitments during this period (i.e., vacation, travel plans).
August 10, 2024

Last day to submit online application for graduation for students completing degree requirements at the end of the summer session.

August 23, 2024 Last day to submit final thesis package to program office to ensure graduation by end of summer semester.
  Last day for faculty to submit Certificate of Approval for project/paper to the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies to ensure graduation by end of summer semester.
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