Academic Schedule


The University’s Academic Schedule defines the academic year terms and sessions as well as other important dates and deadlines for the institution. This includes holiday dates, deadlines for fees payments, adding and dropping courses, application for graduation, and other important related information.

The dates and deadlines for the Academic Schedule are established following these Academic Schedule Guidelines, a document approved by GFC and maintained by the Registrar’s Office.

The Academic Schedule is also available in PDF for download.

 Academic             Fees and Scholarships             Events             Holiday             Final Examination
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Summer Term 2019
Spring Term 2020
Summer Term 2020
Spring Term 2021
January 1, 2020
New Year's Observance (University offices closed)
January 2, 2020
University open.
Interest charges calculated on any Fall or prior fees, and added to accounts at the close of the business day.
Deadline for Withdrawal of Application for Graduation for February conferral.
January 3, 2020
New Student Orientation (Open to all students).
January 6, 2020
First day of Spring term (classes begin).
Orientation meeting for Professional Semester II students in the Faculty of Education.
Orientation meeting for students registered in Education 2500.
January 13, 2020
Last day for course add/drop and registration for the Spring term, including Independent Study and Undergraduate Thesis courses.
January 14, 2020
First day for submission of Credit/Non-Credit course designations to the Registrar's Office.
Registration for Audit Students.
January 15, 2020
Registration for Audit Students.
January 24, 2020
Students' Union Health and Dental Plan opt-out deadline for students admitted in the Spring term.
January 27, 2020
Last day for cancellation of course registration (extended drop) for the Spring term. After this date, students are assessed full fees.


  • See 'Applying to the University' for Admission application and document deadlines.
  • Dates and Deadlines for Summer 2021 to Spring 2023 are tentative and subject to change.
  • When a deadline date occurs on a Weekend, Statutory or Civic Holiday, or Office Closure, the deadline will be the next working day.
  • Students in internship/practicum/practice courses in the Faculty of Health Sciences may be required to complete hours outside of the regularly scheduled term.