Academics

Important Dates

For a comprehensive list of Important Dates for an academic year, please use the Academic Calendar section Calendar of Events.


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May 10, 2019

Spring Term (May-June)

May 15, 2019

Graduate Summer Term (May-August)

July 15, 2019

Summer Term (July-August)

September 13, 2019

Fall Term (September-December) 

January 17, 2020

Winter Term (January-April)

May 14, 2020

Spring Term (May-June)

July 9, 2020

Summer Term (July-August)

 

Term Dates

 

 Apr 3, 2019  Last day of classes - Winter term.
 Apr 18, 2019  Winter term & exam period ends.
May 6, 2019   Spring term and Graduate Summer term begins.
 June 21, 2019 Spring term ends.
July 8, 2019  Summer term begins.
 August 20, 2019 Summer term and Graduate Summer term ends.
Sept 4, 2019 Fall term begins.
Nov 11-17, 2019 Fall Break. No classes.
Dec 4, 2019 Last day of classes- Fall term.
Dec 19, 2019 Fall term ends and exam period ends. 
January 8, 2020 Winter term begins.
Feb 17-23, 2020 Winter Break. No classes.
April 7, 2020 Last day of classes- Winter term.
April 22, 2020 Winter term ends and exam period ends. 
May 11, 2020 Spring term and Graduate Summer begins. 
June 22, 2020 Last day of classes Spring term.
June 25-27 Spring term ends.
July 6, 2020 Summer Term (Undergraduate) begins.

 

Final Exam Dates

 

 Apr 4, 2019 Study day. No classes.
 Apr 5, 2019 Start of formal final examinations.
 Apr 18, 2019 End of final exams and end of the Winter term. 
(Note: Subject to change.)
Jun 21, 2019  Last day of classes in Spring term.
 Aug 20,2019 Last day of classes in Summer term and Graduate Summer term.
Dec 5-6, 2019 Study day. No classes.
Dec 7, 2019

Start of formal final examinations.

Dec 19, 2019

End of final exams and end of Fall term.

(Note: Subject to change.)

April 8, 2020

Study day. No classes.

April 9, 2020

Start of formal final examinations .

June 22, 2020

Last day of classes in Spring term.

June 23-24, 2020

Study days. No classes.

June 25-27, 2020

Formal final exam period and Spring term ends.

Graduation Dates
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 May 13-17, 2019 Spring Convocations.
  Jun 3, 2019 Last day to apply for Fall 2019 Convocation.
August 1, 2019  Last day to apply for Winter 2020 Convocation.
Sept 27-28, 2019 Fall Convocations.
October 1, 2019 Last day to apply for Spring 2020 Convocation.
January 24, 2020 Winter Convocations.
May 11-16, 2020 Spring Convacations.
June 1, 2020 Last day to apply for Fall 2020 Convocation.
August 4, 2020 Last day to apply for Winter 2021

Holidays

Administrative offices will be closed and no classes/exams will be held on the following holidays, unless otherwise noted:

Apr 19, 2019 Good Friday
Apr 22, 2019 Easter Monday
May 20, 2019 Victoria Day
 July 1, 2019 Canada Day
 August 5, 2019 Natal Day
September 2, 2019 Labour Day
October 14, 2019 Thanksgiving Day
November 11, 2019 Remembrance Day
February 17, 2020 Heritage Day
April 10, 2020 Good Friday
April 12-13, 2020 Easter Sunday and Monday
May 18, 2020 Victoria Day
July 1, 2020 Canada Day
August 3, 2020 Natal Day