Key academic dates

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Fall 2017

Key Academic Dates

The Key Academic Dates found below are those originally approved by Senate in May 2014.

1 On Thursday, December 7, the normal Thursday schedule of course lectures, labs and conferences will be replaced by a Monday schedule.  To assist you in determining which courses will be taught on that day, please consult the table below.

 

Related Important Dates

Related Important Dates are built around the Key Academic Dates and are major events that occur each academic term. These include:

There are many other types of deadlines and events that you may need to be aware of (e.g., registration start and end dates, thesis deadlines, convocation dates, fee payment deadlines) which can be found here.

 

Class start and end dates by schedule pattern

Class start and end dates vary according to the schedule pattern and on what day, if applicable, the make-up lecture day is held. See note below for schedule pattern(s) that require the make-up lecture day.
If your course has a
schedule pattern of:
Your first class is on: Your last class is on:
Monday (M)2 Monday, Sept. 11 Thursday, Dec. 72
Tuesday (T) Tuesday, Sept. 5 Tuesday, Nov. 28
Wednesday (W) Wednesday, Sep. 6 Wednesday, Nov. 29
Thursday (R) Thursday, Sept. 7 Thursday, Nov. 30
Friday (F) Friday, Sept. 8 Friday, Dec. 1
Mon-Wed (MW) Wednesday, Sept. 6 Wednesday, Dec. 6
Mon-Wed-Fri (MWF) Wednesday, Sept. 6 Wednesday, Dec. 6
Wed-Fri (WF) Wednesday, Sept. 6 Friday, Dec. 1
Tues-Thurs (TR) Tuesday, Sept. 5 Thursday, Nov. 30
Mon-Tues-Thurs (MTR) Tuesday, Sept. 5 Tuesday, Dec. 5
Tues-Thurs-Fri (TRF) Tuesday, Sept. 5 Friday, Dec. 1
2Thursday, Dec. 7 is the make-up lecture day for Monday-only classes and will follow a Monday schedule.

The schedule patterns in this table follow the same convention as course listings in Minerva Class Schedule. Each pattern indicates the days on which a course is normally held – for example, a course with a MWF pattern is held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

 

Legal holidays

Administrative offices are closed on the following dates:

  • Labour Day: Monday, September 4
  • Thanksgiving: Monday, October 9
  • Holiday break: Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017 to Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 inclusive

Library hours are available on the Library website.


Winter 2018

Key Academic Dates

The Key Academic Dates found below are those originally approved by Senate in May 2014.

 

Related Important Dates

Related Important Dates are built around the Key Academic Dates and are major events that occur each academic term. These include:

There are many other types of deadlines and events that you may need to be aware of (e.g., registration start and end dates, thesis deadlines, convocation dates, fee payment deadlines) which can be found here.

 

Class start and end dates by schedule pattern

Class start and end dates vary according to the schedule pattern and on what day, if applicable, the make-up lecture day is held.3
If your course has a
schedule pattern of:
Your first class is on: Your last class is on:
Monday (M) Monday, Jan. 8 Monday, Apr. 16
Tuesday (T) Tuesday, Jan. 9 Tuesday, Apr. 10
Wednesday (W) Wednesday, Jan. 10 Wednesday, Apr. 11
Thursday (R) Thursday, Jan. 11 Thursday, Apr. 12
Friday (F)3 Friday, Jan. 12 Friday, Apr. 13
Mon-Wed (MW) Monday, Jan. 8 Monday, Apr. 16
Mon-Wed-Fri (MWF)3 Monday, Jan. 8 Monday, Apr. 16
Wed-Fri (WF)3 Wednesday, Jan. 10 Friday, April 13
Tues-Thurs (TR) Tuesday, Jan. 9 Thursday, April 12
Mon-Tues-Thurs (MTR) Monday, Jan. 8 Monday, Apr. 16
Tues-Thurs-Fri (TRF)3 Tuesday, Jan. 9 Friday, April 13
3 There is no make-up lecture day scheduled this term; there is a shortfall of 1 to 3 contact hours for these schedule patterns.

The schedule patterns in this table follow the same convention as course listings in Minerva Class Schedule.  Each pattern indicates the days on which a course is normally held – for example, a course with a MWF pattern is held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

 

Legal holidays

Administrative offices are closed on the following dates:

  • Holiday break: Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017 to Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 inclusive
  • New Year’s Day: Monday, January 1
  • Good Friday: March 30
  • Easter Monday: April 2

Library hours are available on the Library website.