Academic Dates & Deadlines


Last Updated: April 19, 2022, 9:09 AM ET

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Term (the term in which a course is offered):

Fall

Winter

Summer

Section (Session) Code:

F = Fall section (September–December), OR first subsection (May–June) of the Summer Term

S = Winter section (January–April), OR second subsection (July–August) of the Summer Term

Y = Fall and Winter section (September–April), OR first and second subsections (May–August) of the summer Term


Summer Term 2022

Summer Term 2022 Dates & Deadlines
DATES: DEADLINES:
April 7, 6 AM ET 6 AM Eastern / ACORN Time:
Full-time students will be able to enrol up to 2.0 credits starting.
April 7, 6 AM ET 6 AM Eastern / ACORN Time:
Part-time students will be able to enrol up to 1.0 credit starting.
April 22 Recommended date for undergraduate (BI) students to make tuition payment for Summer 2022.

This is the recommended date to pay so that the bank and the University have enough time to process the payment and ensure the payment is cleared on or prior to May 6.

May 6 Deadline by which the University has to have received Summer 2022 tuition payment (or deferred your Summer 2022 tuition using OSAP or a Canada government financial aid, e.g. BC Aid).
May 8 Last day F-Section and Y-Section course waitlists will remain operational.
May 9 Start of F–Section (May–June) and Y–Section (May–August) classes

Last day to add F–Section (May-June) and Y–Section (May-August) classes

May 18 Winter term grades published on ACORN
May 23 Victoria Day (University Closed)
May 23 Winter term Committee on Standing Petitions Due (to be submitted to Student Services)
May 27 Last day to drop F–Section (May–June) classes
May 30 Recommended deadline to clear off any Summer term tuition balance. This will ensure that the University would have enough time to receive and process your payment on or prior to June 15.

A 1.5% service charge will be added to any outstanding balance on June 15th, and the 15th of every month thereafter until the balance is cleared.

June 13 Last day to drop Y–Section (May–August) classes
June 15 For students that are still carrying a balance on their Summer term invoice: A 1.5% service charge will be added to any outstanding balance on June 15th, and the 15th of every month thereafter until the balance is cleared.
June 20 End of F–Section (May–June) classes

Below, for Bachelor of Information students only:

  • last day to add or remove a CR/NCR option in F-section elective on ACORN.
    • Please note the CR / NCR option is not applicable to a graduate level elective, and/or if the elective is taken with a department in which the option is not supported.

      * CR / NCR option is not available for graduate students.

  • deadline to request Late Withdrawal (LWD) from F-section classes
    • Last day to request for a late withdrawal (LWD) on a Summer F-section term course, beyond which students will be required to petition for a late drop through the Committee on Standing for a Retroactive Withdrawal (WDR).

      For more information on late withdrawals, please view the Undergraduate Late Withdrawal section on the Dropping Courses page.

June 21–27 F–Section (May–June) Exam Week (if applicable):

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 to Monday, June 27, 2022

June 27 – July 1 Y-section course Reading Week
June 30 Presidential Day (University Closed)
July 1 Canada Day (University Closed)
July 3 Last day S-Section course waitlists will remain operational
July 4 Start of S–Section (July–August) classes

Last day to add S–Section (July–August) classes

July 22 Last day to drop S–Section (July–August) classes
August 1 Civic Holiday (University Closed)
August 15 End of S–Section (July–August) and Y–Section (May–August) classes

Below, for Bachelor of Information students only:

  • last day to add or remove a CR/NCR option in S-section and/or Y-section elective on ACORN.
    • Please note the CR / NCR option is not applicable to a graduate level elective, and/or if the elective is taken with a department in which the option is not supported.

      * CR / NCR option is not available for graduate students.

  • deadline to request Late Withdrawal (LWD) from F-section classes
    • Last day to request for a late withdrawal (LWD) on a Summer S-section and/or Y-section term course, beyond which students will be required to petition for a late drop through the Committee on Standing for a Retroactive Withdrawal (WDR).

      For more information on late withdrawals, please view the Undergraduate Late Withdrawal section on the Dropping Courses page.

August 16–22 S–Section (July–August) and Y–Section (May–August) Exam Week (if applicable):

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 to Monday, August 22, 2022

September 14 Grades for all Summer session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
September 19 Summer term Committee on Standing Petitions Due (to be submitted to Student Services)

Fall Term 2022

Fall Term 2022 dates and deadlines
DATES: DEADLINES:
TBA 6 AM ET: Course enrolment begins for returning Faculty of Information students
TBA 6 AM ET: Course enrolment begins for incoming Faculty of Information students
September 1 Recommended deadline to make minimum tuition payment or defer to ensure that the University received and processed your payment by September 16.

This will allow you to remain in your selected/enrolled courses, otherwise, you run the risk of getting your courses removed.

Minimum required payment due (unpaid fees from previous Term(s) + 100% of current Fall tuition fee charges).

August / September Faculty Orientation & Welcome!
September / October Faculty of Information Application Deadline for:
Trudeau Foundation Current Doctoral Awards, NSERC Current Doctoral Awards, SSHRC Current Doctoral Awards
September 5 Labour Day (University Closed)
September 12 First day of Fall Term classes
September 14 Summer term course grades become available on ACORN
September 15 Final date to submit final doctoral theses to SGS to avoid fee charges for 2022-23.
September 16 Registration deadline for students starting their program in the Fall Term; after this date a late registration fee will be assessed

After this date, students will be required to show proof of payment, to SGS, to become registered: Minimum required payment due (unpaid fees from previous term(s) + 100% of current Fall tuition fee charges).

Beyond which, students will be removed from their courses.

September 19 Summer term Committee on Standing Petitions Due (to be submitted to Student Services)
September 25 Final date the waitlists for F–Section or Y–Section courses to remain operational. All students on course waitlists, for the F- and Y–Section courses, will be wiped by 12:01 AM of September 26.
September 26 Final date to add Fall term (F–Section) or Full year (Y–Section) courses
September 30 Faculty of Information Application Deadline for:
Omnibus Awards Application
September 30 For Incoming Students:
Deadline to request for Transfer Credit or Exemption
September 30 Recommended date to clear off unpaid Fall Term tuition balance to ensure that the University receives and processes your payment by October 15.

Beyond which, a monthly service charge will begin accruing on any outstanding Fall Term balance.

October 1 Last day to drop for those started in May: INF3006Y: Major Area Reading Course

Submit an Add/Drop form to iSchool Student Services – Past SGS deadline for continuous courses): Add / Drop Form (PDF)

September 30 Final date to submit final doctoral theses for Fall Convocation.
September 30 Final date for receipt of degree recommendations and submission of any required theses for Master’s degrees for Fall Convocation without fees being charged for the Fall Term.
October 10 Thanksgiving Day (University Closed)
October 31 Last date to drop a Fall Term (F–Section) courses with no academic penalty

You may drop the course directly on ACORN.

Note: The last date to cancel a course or registration with no academic penalty is not the same as the last date to be eligible for a refund.

November Fall Convocation information and dates are posted to the Office of Convocation website.
November 7–11 Fall Reading Week
November 30 Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Winter (January to April) term tuition and non-tuition fees for students registered in the Fall and Winter Terms, except for those who have successfully registered without payment because they are receiving OSAP or other government loans, a full funding package via a research stipend, a major award or scholarship, teaching assistantships, tuition waiver, and/or sponsorships.

Monthly service charges will begin accruing on December 15.

December 12 Last day of Fall Term classes

Below, for Bachelor of Information students only:

  • last day to add or remove a CR/NCR option in F-section elective on ACORN.
    • Please note the CR / NCR option is not applicable to a graduate level elective, and/or if the elective is taken with a department in which the option is not supported.

      * CR / NCR option is not available for graduate students.

  • deadline to request Late Withdrawal (LWD) from F-section classes
    • Last day to request for a late withdrawal (LWD) on a F-section term course, beyond which students will be required to petition for a late drop through the Committee on Standing for a Retroactive Withdrawal (WDR).

      For more information on late withdrawals, please view the Undergraduate Late Withdrawal section on the Dropping Courses page.

December 13–19 Exam week (if applicable)
December 21–January 1 Winter Break (University closed from December 22–31 inclusive)
January 9 Faculty of Information Deadline for Fall Term Grade Submission

Note: SGS deadline – January 13

January 18 Fall Term grades available for viewing by students on ACORN.
January 23 Fall Term Committee on Standing Petitions Due (to be submitted to Student Services)

Winter Term 2023

Winter Term 2023 dates and deadlines
DATES: DEADLINES:
December 20 For returning students that are registering for Winter term only:

Recommended date for students to pay off Winter term tuition (or defer) to ensure the University received and processed your payment by January 13. Beyond that, you may get removed from your courses.

January 9 First day of Winter Term classes.
January 9 INF1005H Information Workshop I begins (January 10–February 17)
January 13 Registration deadline for students starting their program in the Winter Term only; after this date a late registration fee will be assessed

After this date, students will be required to show proof of payment, to SGS, to become registered: Minimum required payment due (unpaid fees from previous Term(s) + 100% of current Winter tuition fee charges).

Beyond which, students will be removed from their courses.

January 15 Faculty of Information Deadline Application for:
OGS Incoming Doctoral Awards (includes Visa/International OGS Applicants) (to be confirmed).
January 16 Final date to submit doctoral theses without payment of incidental Winter term fees.

See SGS footnotes for academic fees

January 23 For Students Wishing to Petition for Coursework that Occurred in Fall 2022:
Please submit your petition materials this date. If you missed this deadline, please connect with your academic advisor on what other options might be available.
January 20 Final date for receipt of Master’s degree recommendations from graduate units and submission of any required theses for March or June graduation from Master’s students without fees being charged for the Winter Term.

Final date for all students to request that their degrees be conferred in March in absentia. Click here for information on Graduation.

Final date to submit final doctoral theses for March Graduation in absentia.

January 20 Final date for all students to request that their degrees be conferred, in absentia, in March
January 20 Final date to submit final doctoral theses for March graduation, in absentia.
January 22 Final date the waitlists for S–Section courses to remain operational. All students on course waitlists, for the S–Section courses, will be wiped by 12:01 AM of January 23.
 January 23 Final date to add Winter Term (S–Section) courses

This includes INF1005H.

  • The last date to enrol into INF1006H is TBA.
  • The last date to enrol into MSL2100H is TBA.

The above two courses have unique enrolment and drop deadlines, as it follows a non-standard teaching schedule.

TBA Last day to DROP INF1005H. To drop the course, please do so directly on ACORN.

The last day to drop other Winter term (S–Section) courses directly on ACORN is February 20th.

  • The last date to drop INF1006H will be TBA. Please submit an Add / Drop form to iSchool Student Services: Add/Drop Form (PDF)
  • The last date to drop MSL2100H will be TBA. Please submit an Add / Drop form to iSchool Student Services: Add/Drop Form (PDF)

Note: The last date to cancel a course or registration with no academic penalty is not the same as the last date to be eligible for a refund.

January 31 For Students Receiving OSAP/Other Provincial Student Loans:
Recommended date to clear off your Winter Term tuition balance to ensure that the University receives your payment by February 15.Beyond which, a monthly service charge will accrue on any remaining balance.
January 31 For incoming MI, MMSt and CDP Students:
Deadline for the submission of OGS Master’s Awards (includes Visa/International OGS Applicants) (to be confirmed)
February 1 Last day to drop for those started in September: INF3006Y: Major Area Reading Course

Submit an Add/Drop form to iSchool Student Services – Past SGS deadline: Add / Drop Form (PDF)

TBA Last day to ADD MSL2100H.

To add this course, please submit an Add / Drop form to iSchool Student Services: Add / Drop Form (PDF)

TBA Last day to DROP MSL2100H.

To drop this course, please do so directly on ACORN.

February 20 Family Day (University Closed)
February 21-24 Winter Reading Week
February 27 Last date to drop a Full year (Y–Section) and Winter Term (S–Section) courses with no academic penalty except for INF1005H and INF1006H.You may drop the course directly on ACORN.

Note: The last date to cancel a course or registration with no academic penalty is not the same as the last date to be eligible for a refund.

February 28 INF1006H Information Workshop II begins.
March Information is posted to the Office of Convocation Website:
March graduation in absentia
March 1 For current Faculty of Information Students:
Deadline for OGS Doctoral and Master’s Awards (includes Visa/International OGS Applicants)
TBA Last day to ADD INF1006H. Submit an Add/Drop form to iSchool Student Services – Past SGS deadline: Add / Drop Form (PDF)
TBA Last day to DROP INF1006H. Submit an Add/Drop form to iSchool Student Services – Past SGS deadline: Add / Drop Form (PDF)

Note: The last date to cancel a course or registration with no academic penalty is not the same as the last date to be eligible for a refund.

April 7 Good Friday (University closed)
April 10 Last day of Winter Term classes for courses;

This Monday is scheduled to make up for Friday classes.

April 10 Bachelor of Information (BI) Students: Last day to select an elective course to be reflected as CR / NCR on ACORN.

Please note the CR / NCR option is not applicable to a graduate level elective, and/or if the elective is taken with a department in which the option is not supported.

* CR / NCR option is not available for graduate students.

April 10 Bachelor of Information (BI) Students: Last day to request for a late withdrawal (LWD) on a Winter term course, beyond which students will be required to petition for a late drop through the Committee on Standing for a Retroactive Withdrawal (WDR).

For more information on late withdrawals, please view the Undergraduate Late Withdrawal section on the Dropping Courses page.

April 11-17 Exam week (if applicable)
April 21 Final date for receipt of Master’s degree recommendations from graduate units and submission of any required theses from Master’s students for June Convocation.

Final date for submission of final doctoral theses for students whose degrees are to be conferred at the June Convocation.

Students dually registered in the Winter Term must be recommended for the master’s degree by this date to maintain their PhD registration.

April 30 For students that deferred their tuition under a major award or in receipt of full funding package: Recommended date to clear off any remaining balance. Beyond which, a monthly service charge will begin accruing on May 15

End of Winter Term.

TBA Faculty of Information Deadline for:
Final grade submission for Winter term (S–Section) and full year (Y–Section) courses for all students (both graduating and continuing). Students obtaining degrees at June Convocation, coursework must be completed and grades submitted for full-year and Winter Term courses.
May 17 Winter Term grades available for viewing by students on ACORN.
May 22 Winter Term Committee on Standing Petitions Due (to be submitted to Student Services)

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