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Academic Dates for 2016/2017

Fall Session 2016

Th September 1 Deadline to submit documentation to be reviewed by the Committee on Standing for Spring/Summer courses (May to August)
F September 2 iSchool Deadline: Coursework must be completed and grades submitted for July-August (S) and May-August (Y) summer session courses
M September 5 Labour Day holiday (University closed)
Tu September 6 SGS Orientation for new students
Th September 8 iSchool Orientation Day and General Assembly
F September 9 Coursework must be completed and grades submitted for July-August (S) and May-August (Y) summer session courses and extended courses (Note: iSchool Deadline is September 2, 2016)
M September 12 First day of classes
W September 14 Summer session grades available for viewing by students on ACORN/ROSI
Th September 15 Final date to submit final doctoral theses to SGS to avoid fee charges for 2016-17
F September 16

Last date for payment of tuition fees or processing of Tuition Fee Deferrals based on government loans/major awards to meet registration deadline.

Registration for fall session ends; after this date, a late registration fee will be assessed.

Minimum required payment due (unpaid fees from previous session(s)+ 100% of current fall session (September to December) tuition fees).

Su September 18 Final date to complete Cite It Right
M September 26 Final date to add full-year (Y) and fall session (F) courses
F September 30

Remaining fall session (September to December) fees due by this date to avoid incurring service charges , which begin accruing on October 15.

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 session.

Final date to submit final doctoral thesis for Fall Convocation.

Su October 2 5 p.m. application deadline for: iSchool NSERC Current Doctoral Awards
M October 10 Thanksgiving Day holiday (University closed)
F October 14 5 p.m. application deadline for: iSchool SSHRC Current Doctoral Awards
M October 17 5 p.m. application deadline for: iSchool Current Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships
F October 28

5 p.m. application deadline for Fall Awards: Winifred G. Barnstead Scholarship, Florence Partridge Scholarship, George H. Locke Memorial Scholarship, (FI) Dean's Advisory Board Prize, Scholarship in Public Librarianship, Grace Buller Aboriginal Student Scholarship, Rebanks Family Competitive Grant (TBC), UofT Women's Association Adele Csima Scholarship

M October 31

Final date to drop fall session full (Y) or half (F) courses without academic penalty. (Use ACORN/ROSI. No form needed - within SGS deadline.) Dropping courses after the deadline is not allowed. Please see Academic Regulations for more information.

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 at: www.convocation.utoronto.ca.

PhD, MI, MMSt, & DAIS: November 7, 2016 from 2:30-4:30pm.

Th November 3 Winter 2017 course enrolment for Second+ year students only begins: 6 a.m. (ACORN/ROSI time)
Th November 10 Winter 2017 course enrolment opens for All students (including September 2016 starters): 6 a.m. (ACORN/ROSI time)
November 7-11 FALL READING WEEK
W November 30

Students registered in Fall-Winter: Remaining winter session (January to April) fees due by this date to avoid incurring service charges, which begin accruing on December 15.

Th December 1

5 p.m. application deadline for Doctoral Completion Award (DCA) and Annual Bursaries

8 p.m. iSchool CGS-M (SSHRC) Current Master's Award application deadline

M December 12 Last day of classes
Th December 15

Deadline to submit documentation to be reviewed by the Committee on Standing for First session (Fall) courses (September to December)

Tu December 13 - F December 16 EXAM WEEK (if applicable)
W December 21 Winter Break begins (University closed Wednesday, December 21, 2016 to Friday, December 30, 2016 inclusive)
Sa December 31 End of fall session


Winter Session 2017

M January 2 University re-opens
F January 6

iSchool Deadline: Coursework must be completed and grades submitted for fall session courses

M January 9

First day of classes

INF1005H Workshops run week of January 9-week of February 13, 2017

F January 13

Final date to add INF1005H Workshops (Use ACORN/ROSI. No form needed - within SGS deadline)

Coursework must be completed and grades submitted for fall session courses (Note: iSchool Deadline is January 6, 2017)

Registration deadline for students registering in winter session; after this date, a late registration fee will be assessed.

Minimum Required Payment due (unpaid fees from previous session(s)+ 100% of current winter session (January to April) tuition fees)

Su January 15

5 p.m. iSchool OGS Incoming Doctoral's student application deadline

M January 16 Final date to submit doctoral theses without fee payment for Winter session
W January 18 Fall session grades available for viewing by students on ACORN/ROSI
F January 20

Final date for receipt of degree recommendations and submission of any required theses for March or June graduation for Master’s students without fees being charged for the winter session

Final date for all students to request that their degrees be conferred in absentia in March

Final date to submit final doctoral thesis for March Convocation in absentia. 

Fall dual registrants must be recommended for the master's degree by this date to maintain their PhD registration

M January 23

Final date to drop INF1005H Workshops (Use ACORN/ROSI. No form needed - within SGS deadline)

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.

Final date to add winter session (S) courses (Use ACORN/ROSI. No form needed - within SGS deadline)

Tu January 31

5 p.m. iSchool OGS Incoming Master's student application deadline

Students registered for Winter session ONLY: Remaining winter session (January to April) fees due by this date to avoid incurring service charges, which begin accruing on February 15.

F February 3

Final date to add MSL2100H Museum Environment (Submit an Add/Drop form to iSchool Student Services)

Final date to add MSL3000Y Internship (Submit an Add/Drop form to iSchool Student Services)

F February 17

5 p.m. application deadline for Winter Awards: HBC Foundation Award, Hilda Wilson Fellowship in Technology, Information and Culture Ruth Corner Public Librarian Scholarship, Ethel W. Auster Scholarship

M February 20 Family Day holiday (University closed)
February 21-24 WINTER READING WEEK
T February 21 T4A & T2202A available on ACORN for students
W February 22 Professional Development Day for Registrarial Staff (Administrative offices in BL211 will be open but Student Services will be closed.)
F February 24

Final date to drop MSL2100H Museum Environment (Use ACORN/ROSI. No form needed - within SGS deadline)

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.

Coursework must be completed and grades submitted for INF1005H Workshops

M February 27

INF1006H Workshops run week of February 27-week of April 3, 2017

Final date to drop full-year and winter session half (S) courses without academic penalty. (Use ACORN/ROSI. No form needed - within SGS deadline.) Dropping courses after the deadline is not allowed. Please see Academic Regulations for more information.

Final date to drop MSL3000Y Internship (Use ACORN/ROSI. No form needed - within SGS deadline)

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.

March March Graduation in absentia information is posted at: www.convocation.utoronto.ca
W March 1 5 p.m. application deadline for: Current OGS Master's and Doctoral students (including OGS Visa)
F March 3 Final date to add INF1006H Workshops (Submit an Add/Drop form to iSchool Student Services)
M March 13

Final date to drop INF1006H Workshops (Submit an Add/Drop form to iSchool Student Services)

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.

F April 7 Last day of classes
M April 10 - Th April 13 EXAM WEEK (if applicable)
F April 14 Good Friday holiday (University closed)
M April 17 iSchool Deadline: for students obtaining degrees at June Convocation, coursework must be completed and grades submitted for full-year and winter session courses
F April 21

For students obtaining degrees at June Convocation, coursework must be completed and grades submitted for full-year and winter session courses (Note: iSchool Deadline is April 17, 2017).

Final date for receipt of degree recommendations and submission of any required theses for master’s degrees for June Convocation.

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

Final date for degree recommendations of Winter dual registrants for the Master's degree to maintain their PhD registration.

F April 28 End of winter session
M May 1 Deadline to submit documentation to be reviewed by the Committee on Standing for Second session (Winter) courses (January to April)


Summer Session 2017

M May 1 to F June 16

First session (F-section) of summer courses

Classes run M May 1st to M June 12th

Tu May 2 to F July 28

Full session (Y-section) of summer courses

Classes run Tu May 2nd to F July 21st

F May 5 Final date for registration for May session; after this date, a late registration fee will be assessed
M May 8

Final date to enrol in May-June (F) or May-August (Y) session courses

iSchool Deadline: Coursework must be completed and grades submitted for full-year and winter session courses

F May 12 Coursework must be completed and grades submitted for full-year and winter session courses (except for extended courses) (Note: iSchool Deadline is May 8, 2017)
W May 17 Winter session grades available for viewing by students on ACORN/ROSI
M May 22 Victoria Day holiday (University closed)
F May 26

Final date to drop May-June (F) section summer courses without academic penalty. Dropping courses after the deadline is not allowed. Please see Academic Regulations for more information.

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.

June Spring Convocation information and dates are posted at: www.convocation.utoronto.ca. Exact days TBA
Tu June 13- F June 16 First session (F-section) EXAMS (if applicable)
M June 19

Final date to drop May-August session (Y) section summer courses without academic penalty. Dropping courses after the deadline is not allowed. Please see Academic Regulations for more information.

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.

F June 30 End of first summer sub-session (F). Note: The last day of classes or exams (if applicable) is earlier.
M July 3

Canada Day holiday (University closed)

F July 7

Final date to enrol in July-August (S) section summer courses

Tu July 4- F August 18

Second session (S-section) of summer courses

Classes run Tu July 4th to F August 11th

M July 10 iSchool Deadline: Coursework must be completed and grades submitted for May-June (F) section summer courses
F July 14 Coursework must be completed and grades submitted for May-June F section summer courses (Note: iSchool Deadline is July 10, 2017)
M July 17

Final date to drop July-August (S) section summer courses without academic penalty. Dropping courses after the deadline is not allowed. Please see Academic Regulations for more information.

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.

W July 19 Grades for May-June (F) section summer courses available for viewing by students on ACORN/ROSI
M July 24-M July 28 Full session (Y-section) EXAMS (if applicable)
M August 14-F August 18 Second session (S-section) EXAMS (if applicable)
M August 7 Civic holiday (University closed)
Th August 31 End of summer session (Y) & second summer sub-session (S). Note: The last day of classes or exams (if applicable) is earlier.
F September 1 Deadline to submit documentation to be reviewed by the Committee on Standing for Spring/Summer courses (May to August)

 

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