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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Spring Term 2021
Summer Term 2021
Spring Term 2022
Summer Term 2022
September 1, 2020
Interest charges calculated on any Summer or prior fees, and added to accounts at the close of the business day.
September 1, 2020 - September 8, 2020
New Student Orientation (Runs from August 31 - September 8).
September 4, 2020
Deadline for Withdrawal of Application for Graduation for Fall Convocation.
September 7, 2020
Labour Day (University offices closed)
September 8, 2020
Orientation meeting and classes for Professional Semester I students in the Faculty of Education.
September 9, 2020
First day of Fall term (classes begin).
Orientation meeting for students registered in Education 2500.
September 15, 2020
Last day for course add/drop and registration for the Fall term, including Independent Study and Undergraduate Thesis courses.
September 16, 2020
First day for submission of Credit/Non-Credit course designations.
Registration for Audit Students.
September 17, 2020
Registration for Audit Students.
September 24, 2020
Last day for cancellation of course registration (extended drop) for the Fall term. After this date, students are assessed full fees.
September 25, 2020
Students' Union Health and Dental Plan opt-out deadline for students admitted in the Fall term.


  • 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.