The following important dates and deadlines apply to the entire student population, whether you are studying at the undergraduate, graduate or postdoctoral level. Dates may vary for certain programs (Education, Common Law, Civil Law, Engineering, Medicine, MBA, Health Sciences, etc.) and for work terms. Please check with the academic unit concerned and refer to the CO-OP website for work-term deadlines. Consult the calendars below to find out more about their important dates and deadlines.

Convocation

There are two Convocation periods each academic year, one in the spring and one in the fall.

Topic Dates
Last day to register for a degree for Spring 2016 Convocation March 31, 2016
Last day to register for a degree for Fall 2016 Convocation September 15, 2016
Spring 2016 Convocation June 17 to 20, 2016
Fall 2016 Convocation October 23, 2016
Last day to register for a degree for Spring 2017 Convocation March 31, 2017
Winter session 2016
Winter session 2016
Topic Dates
Length of session and courses January 11 to April 12
Common Law January session January 4 to 22
Common Law Winter session February 1 to April 12
First and second-year pre-clerkship (Undergraduate Medical Education Program) courses January 4 to May 27
Third and fourth-year clerkship (Undergraduate Medical Education Program) courses January 4 to April 15
Teaching and course evaluations March 14 to 24
Statutory holidays, breaks and special events
Statutory holidays, breaks and special events
Topic Dates
Holiday break. University closed. December 22, 2015 at 5 p.m., to January 4, 2016 at 8:45 a.m., inclusive.
Common Law study break January 25 to 29
Reading week. No classes in programs at the faculties of Arts, Law (Civil Law section only), Engineering, Health Sciences, Science and Social Sciences and at the Telfer School of Management. No reading week in the Faculty of Medicine MD Program, the Faculty of Education's English Teacher Education program or in the Formation à l'enseignement program (in French). Some exceptions apply at both the undergraduate and graduate level. CO-OP work terms, clinical and non-clinical placements are not affected. February 14 to 20
Family Day February 15
Spring Open House (undergraduate studies): Classes not cancelled March 19
Easter break March 25 to 28
Study Break. No study break for the Faculty of Medicine MD Program. April 13
Changes to regular course schedule
Changes to regular course schedule
Topic Dates
Classes on March 25, Good Friday (a statutory holiday), are cancelled. They will take place on Tuesday, April 12, when the usual Friday course schedule will apply. This does not affect CO-OP and clinical placements. April 12
Registration, courses, withdrawals and reimbursements
Registration, courses, withdrawals and reimbursements
Topic Dates
First day to register (regular undergraduate students — first year) May 11
First day to register (regular undergraduate students — fourth year) June 2
First day to register (regular undergraduate students — third year) June 9
First day to register (regular undergraduate students — second year) June 17
First day to register (graduate students) June 23
Last day to register for clinical placements (Faculty of Health Sciences) June 28
First day to register (special students) January 6
Last day to register without late registration fees January 11
Last day to register with late registration fees January 26
Last day to change student status (regular/auditor) January 26
Last day to request leave of absence (graduate students) January 26
Last day to change course selection January 26
Last day for to change student status - part-time/full-time (graduate students) January 29
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity (including full-year courses) and receive a financial credit, less administrative fees. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you will meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. The date may differ for some faculties and programs, so please confirm the date with your academic unit.

January 29

Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity (including full-year courses), no financial credit. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you will meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. Course withdrawal is not possible after this date. If you simply stop attending a course and do not withdraw, you will receive a failing grade. March 24
Last day for French immersion students to identify courses to be evaluated with “Satisfactory/Not satisfactory” grades March 24
Common Law January session
Common Law January session
Topic Dates
Last day to change course selection and programs January 6
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity (including full-year courses) and receive a financial credit, less administrative fees. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you will meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. The date may differ for some faculties and programs, so please confirm the date with your academic unit. January 7
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity (including full-year courses), no financial credit. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you will meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. Course withdrawal is not possible after this date. If you simply stop attending a course and do not withdraw, you will receive a failing grade. January 15
Common Law Winter session
Common Law Winter session
Topic Dates
Last day to change course selection and programs February 5
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity (including full-year courses) and receive a financial credit, less administrative fees. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you will meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. The date may differ for some faculties and programs, so please confirm the date with your academic unit. February 16
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity (including full-year courses), no financial credit. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you will meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. Course withdrawal is not possible after this date. If you simply stop attending a course and do not withdraw, you will receive a failing grade. March 18
Grades and exams
Grades and exams
Topic Dates
Common Law January session exam day: Exams are scheduled during the day and the evening, on weekdays and on weekends January 22
Common Law Winter session exam period: Exams are scheduled during the day and evening, on weekdays and on weekends April 14 to 27
Winter session exam period: Exams are scheduled during the day and evening, on weekdays and on weekends April 14 to 27
Official final grades for the Winter session posted online May 16
Registration period for supplemental exams for 1000-level anatomy (ANP) courses and Civil Law. Contact your faculty for exam dates. May 23 to June 3
Last day to submit a grade review for a final exam. For information about reviewing grades and appeals, consult academic regulations. May 31
Official academic standing posted online June 1
Deferred and supplemental exam period for 1000-level anatomy (ANP) courses and Civil Law. Contact your faculty for exam dates. June 6 to 10
Registration date for supplemental exams for faculties of Science and Engineering (1000-level courses). Contact your faculty for exam dates. June 20
Deferred exam period for the Faculty of Arts. Contact your faculty for exam dates. May 29 to 31
Deferred exam period for faculties of Science and Engineering. Contact your faculty for exam dates. July 4 to 9 
Supplemental exam period for faculties of Science and Engineering (1000-level courses). Contact your faculty for exam dates. July 4 to 9 
Tuition fee payment
Tuition fee payment
Topic Dates
Last day to pay tuition fees without late payment fees. Consult Payment of fees on the Financial Resources website. January 6
Student services
Student services
Topic Dates
U-Pass distribution by SFUO January 4 to 15
Last day to apply for a U-Pass exemption January 22
Reports, major research papers, and theses (graduate studies)
Reports and theses (graduate studies)
Topic Dates
Last day of the Fall session to submit a thesis without having to register for the Winter session. December 18
Last day to submit a thesis and receive a 100% financial credit (applies only if you are registered exclusively for the thesis and were also registered in the prior session). Submission by this date results in the cancellation of your registration for the current session. Credit not available if you are submitting a revised thesis January 29
Last day to submit a thesis and receive a 50% financial credit (applies only if you are registered exclusively for the thesis and were also registered in the prior session). Credit not available if you are submitting a revised thesis February 26
Last day of the Winter session to submit a thesis without having to register for the Spring-Summer session. May 2
Last day of the Winter session to submit the final version of the major research paper or the engineering report without having to register for the Spring-Summer session. Date for submitting major research paper may be earlier in some programs. Please confirm date with your academic unit. May 2
Making changes to your program (undergraduate studies)
Topic Dates
Period to make changes to your program for the Spring-Summer 2016 session. February 25 to March 15
Spring-Summer session 2016
Topic Dates
Full session and courses May 2 to July 25
Full session for research activities (graduate studies) May 1 to August 31
Sub-session 1 and courses May 2 to June 13
Sub-session 2 and courses June 20 to July 29
Sub-session 3 and courses July 4 to August 15
Faculty of Education summer session and courses July 4 to 22
Third-year clerkship (Undergraduate Medical Education) Spring session and courses April 16 to September 4
Statutory holidays, breaks and special events
Topic Dates
Victoria Day May 23
Canada Day July 1
Study break for full session (May 2 to July 25) July 26
Civic Holiday August 1
Changes to regular course schedule
Topic Dates
Full session (May 2 to July 25): Classes on Friday, July 1 (Canada Day) are cancelled. They will take place on Saturday, July 9, when the usual Friday course schedule will apply. This does not affect CO-OP and clinical placements. July 9
Sub-session 2 (June 20 to July 29): Classes on Friday, July 1 (Canada Day) are cancelled. They will take place on Saturday, July 9, when the usual Friday course schedule will apply. This does not affect CO-OP and clinical placements. July 9
Registration, courses, withdrawals and reimbursements
Topic Dates
First day to register (undergraduate students) April 5
First day to register (graduate students) March 31
First day to register (special students) April 14
Last day to register for clinical placements (Faculty of Health Sciences) April 29
Last day to submit a request for leave of absence (graduate students) May 12
Full session (May 2 to July 25)
Topic Dates
Last day to register without late registration fees May 2
Last day to register with late registration fees May 17
Last day to change student status (regular/auditor) May 17
Last day to change course selection May 17
Last day for graduate students to change student status (part-time/full-time) May 27
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity and receive a financial credit, less administrative fees. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. Dates may differ for some faculties and programs, so please confirm the date with your academic unit. May 31
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity with no financial credit. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. If you simply stop attending a course and do not withdraw, you will receive a failing grade. July 8
Last day for French immersion students to indicate courses to be evaluated with “Satisfactory/Not satisfactory” grades July 8
Sub-session 1 (May 2 to June 13)
Topic Dates
Last day to register without late registration fees May 2
Last day to register with late registration fees May 9
Last day to change student status (regular/auditor) May 9
Last day to change course selection May 9
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity and receive a financial credit, less administrative fees. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. Dates may differ for some faculties and programs, so please confirm date with your academic unit. May 16
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity with no financial credit. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. If you simply stop attending a course and do not withdraw, you will receive a failing grade. June 6
Last day for French immersion students to indicate courses to be evaluated with “Satisfactory/Not satisfactory” grades June 6
Sub-session 2 (June 20 to July 29)
Topic Dates
Last day to register without late registration fees June 20
Last day to register with late registration fees June 27
Last day to change student status (regular/auditor) June 27
Last day to change course selection June 27
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity and receive a financial credit, less administrative fees. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. Dates may differ for some faculties and programs, so please confirm date with your academic unit. July 5
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity with no financial credit. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. If you simply stop attending a course and do not withdraw, you will receive a failing grade. July 22
Last day for French immersion students to indicate courses to be evaluated with “Satisfactory/Not satisfactory” grades July 22
Sub-session 3 (July 4 to August 15)
Topic Dates
Last day to register without late registration fees July 4
Last day to register with late registration fees July 7
Last day to change student status (regular/auditor) July 7
Last day to change course selection July 7
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity and receive a financial credit, less administrative fees. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. Dates may differ for some faculties and programs, so please confirm date with your academic unit. July 19
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity with no financial credit. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. If you simply stop attending a course and do not withdraw, you will receive a failing grade. July 28
Last day for French immersion students to indicate courses to be evaluated with “Satisfactory/Not satisfactory” grades July 28
Faculty of Education Summer session (July 4 to July 22)
Topic Dates
Last day to register without late registration fees July 4
Last day to register with late registration fees July 7
Last day to change student status (regular/auditor) July 7
Last day to change course selection July 7
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity and receive a financial credit, less administrative fees. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. Dates may differ for some faculties and programs, so please confirm date with your academic unit. July 11
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity with no financial credit. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. If you simply stop attending a course and do not withdraw, you will receive a failing grade. July 14
Grades and exams
Topic Dates
Exam period for Full session (May 2 to July 25): Exams are scheduled during the day and evening, on weekdays and on weekends. July 27 to August 6
Exam period for Sub-session 1 (May 2 to June 13): Exams are scheduled during the day and evening, on weekdays and on weekends. June 15 to 17
Exam period for Sub-session 2 (June 20 to July 29): Exams are scheduled during the day and evening, on weekdays and on weekends. August 3 to 5
Exam period for Sub-session 3 (July 4 to August 15): Exams are scheduled during the day and evening, on weekdays and on weekends. August 16 to 19
Exam period for Faculty of Education Summer session (July 4 to July 22): Exams are scheduled during the day and evening, on weekdays and on weekends. July 23 to 24
Registration period for supplemental exams for 1000-level anatomy (ANP) courses. Contact your faculty for exam dates. To be determined
Deferred and supplemental exam period for 1000-level anatomy (ANP) courses. Contact your faculty for exam dates. August 22 to 26
Official final grades for the Spring-Summer session posted online September 8
Registration date for supplemental exams for the faculties of Science and Engineering (1000-level courses) and the Civil Law Section. Contact your faculty for exam dates. September 12
Deferred exam period for  the faculties of Arts, Science and Engineering. Contact your faculty for exam dates. September 13 to 20
Supplemental exam period for the faculties of Science and Engineering (1000-level courses). Contact your faculty for exam dates. September 13 to 20
Last day to submit a grade review for a final exam. For information about reviewing grades and appeals, see the academic regulations. September 22
Official academic standing posted online September 30
Student services
Topic Dates
There is no information for this section in Spring-Summer.  
Tuition fee payment
Topic Dates
Full session (May 2 to July 25): Last day to pay tuition fees without late payment fees. See Payment of fees on the Financial Resources website. May 2
Sub-session 1 (May 2 to June 13): Last day to pay tuition fees without late payment fees. See Payment of fees on the Financial Resources website. May 2
Sub-session 2 (June 20 to July 29): Last day to pay tuition fees without late payment fees. See Payment of fees on the Financial Resources website. June 20
Sub-session 3 (July 4 to August 15): Last day to pay tuition fees without late payment fees. See Payment of fees on the Financial Resources website. July 4
Faculty of Education Summer session (July 4 to July 22): Last day to pay tuition fees without late payment fees. See Payment of fees on the Financial Resources website July 4
Reports, major research papers, and theses (graduate studies)
Topic Dates
Last day of the Winter session to submit a thesis without having to register for the Spring-Summer session. May 2
Last day to submit a thesis and receive a 100% financial credit (applies only if you are registered exclusively for the thesis and were also registered in the previous session). Submission by this date results in the cancellation of your registration for this session. Credit not available if you are submitting a revised thesis. May 27
Last day to submit a thesis and receive a 50% financial credit (applies only if you are registered exclusively for the thesis and were also registered in the previous session). Credit not available if you are submitting a revised thesis. June 27
Last day of the Spring-Summer session to submit a thesis without having to register for the Fall session. August 26
Last day of the Spring-Summer session to submit the final version of a major research paper or engineering report without having to register for the Fall session. Dates for submitting major research papers may be earlier in some programs. Please confirm date with your academic unit. August 26
Making changes to your program (undergraduate studies)
Topic Dates
First day to make changes to your program for the Fall 2016 session. Februray 25
Fall session 2016
Fall session 2016
Topic Dates
Length of session September 6 to December 22
Starting Point: Mandatory activities in academic units to welcome all students (no courses offered) September 6
Courses  September 6 to December 7
First- and second-year pre-clerkship (Undergraduate Medical Education) courses September 6 to December 16
Third- and fourth-year clerkship (Undergraduate Medical Education) courses September 5 to December 31
Teaching and course evaluations November 15 to 25
Statutory holidays, breaks and special events
Statutory holidays, breaks and special events
Topic Dates
Labour Day September 5
Thanksgiving October 10
Fall Open House (undergraduate studies): Classes cancelled except for Faculty of Medicine MD Program and  courses offered at Woodroffe and Pembroke campuses. November 5
Reading week. No classes in programs in the faculties of Arts, Law (Civil Law Section only), Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Science and Social Sciences and the Telfer School of Management. No reading week in the Faculty of Medicine MD Program. Some exceptions apply at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. CO-OP work terms, and clinical and non-clinical placements are not affected. October 23 to 29
Study break. No study break for the Faculty of Medicine MD Program. December 8
Holiday break: University closed. December 22, 2016, at 5 p.m. to January 3, 2017, at 8:45 a.m., inclusive.
Changes to regular course schedule
Statutory holidays, breaks and special events
Topic Dates
Classes on Monday, October 10, Thanksgiving Monday, are cancelled. They take place on Wednesday, December 7, when the usual Monday course schedule applies. This does not affect CO-OP and clinical placements. December 7
Registration, courses, withdrawals and reimbursements
Registration, courses, withdrawals and reimbursements
Topic Dates
First day to register (undergraduate students — first year) May 24
First day to register (undergraduate students — second year) June 14
First day to register (undergraduate students — third year) June 7
First day to register (undergraduate students — fourth year) May 31
First day to register (graduate students) June 22
Last day to register for clinical placements (Faculty of Health Sciences) June 30
First day to register (special students) August 24
Last day to register without late registration fees September 15
Last day to register with late registration fees September 22
Last day to change student status (regular/auditor) September 22
Last day to request leave of absence (graduate students) September 29
Last day to change course selection September 22
Last day for graduate students to change student status (part-time/full-time) September 29
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity and receive a financial credit, less administrative fees. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you  meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. Dates may differ for some faculties and programs, so please confirm date with your academic unit. September 30
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity with no financial credit. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. Course withdrawal is not possible after this date. If you simply stop attending a course and do not withdraw, you will receive a failing grade. November 18
Last day for French immersion students to indicate courses to be evaluated with “Satisfactory/Not satisfactory” grades November 18
Grades and exams
Grades and exams
Topic Dates
Exam period: Exams are scheduled during the day and evening, on weekdays and on weekends. December 9 to 22
Official final grades for the Fall session posted online January 19
Official academic standing posted online January 27
Last day to submit a grade review request for a final exam. For information about reviewing grades and appeals, see the academic regulations February 2
Registration date for supplemental exams for faculties of Science and Engineering (1000-level courses) and the Civil Law Section. Contact your faculty for exam dates. February 6
Registration date for supplemental exams for 1000-level anatomy (ANP) courses. Contact your faculty for exam dates. To be determined
Deferred exam period for faculties of Arts, Science and Engineering and Civil Law Section. Contact your faculty for exam dates. February 19 to 25
Supplemental exam period for faculties of Science and Engineering (1000-level courses) and the Civil Law Section. Contact your faculty for exam dates. February 19 to 25
Deferred and supplemental exam period for 1000-level anatomy (ANP) courses. Contact your faculty for exam dates. To be determined
Tuition fee payment
Tuition fee payment
Topic Dates
Last day to pay tuition fees without late payment fees. See Payment of fees on the Financial Resources website. August 24
Student services
Student services
Topic Dates
U-Pass distribution by SFUO August 22 to September 16
Last day to apply for a U-Pass exemption September 30
Last day to opt out of medical or dental insurance plans September 30
Reports, major research papers, and theses (graduate studies)
Reports and theses (graduate studies)
Topic Dates
Last day of the Spring-Summer session to submit a thesis without having to register for the Fall session. August 26
Last day to submit a thesis and receive a 100% financial credit (applies only if you are registered exclusively for the thesis and were also registered in the previous session). Submission by this date results in the cancellation of your registration for  this session. Credit not available if you are submitting a revised thesis. September 30
Last day to submit a thesis and receive a 50% financial credit (applies only if you are registered exclusively for the thesis and were also registered in the previous session). Credit not available if you are submitting a revised thesis. October 28
Last day of the Fall session to submit the final version of a major research paper or engineering report without having to register for the Winter session. Dates for submitting major research papers may be earlier in some programs. Please confirm date with your academic unit. December 16
Last day of the Fall session to submit a thesis without having to register for the Winter session. December 16
Making changes to your program (undergraduate studies)
Topic Dates
Period to make changes to your program for the Winter 2017 session. Note: Admission for the Winter session is only available in a limited number of programs. October 3 to November 30 
Winter session 2017
Winter session 2017
Topic Dates
Length of term January 9 to April 28
Courses January 9 to April 8
Common Law January session January 3 to 20
Common Law Winter term January 30 to April 7
First and second-year pre-clerkship (Undergraduate Medical Education) courses January 3 to May 26
Third and fourth-year clerkship (Undergraduate Medical Education) courses January 2 to April 23
Teaching and course evaluations March 13 to 24
Statutory holidays, breaks and special events
Statutory holidays, breaks and special events
Topic Dates
Holiday break. University closed. December 22, 2016, at 5 p.m. to January 3, 2017, at 8:45 a.m., inclusive.
Common Law study break January 23 to 27
Reading week. No classes in programs in the faculties of Arts, Law (Civil Law Section only), Engineering, Health Sciences, Science and Social Sciences and the Telfer School of Management. No reading week in the Faculty of Medicine MD Program. Students in the Faculty of Education must contact their Faculty for more information about winter reading week. Some exceptions apply at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. CO-OP work terms, clinical and non-clinical placements are not affected. February 19 to 25
Family Day February 20
Spring Open House (undergraduate studies): Classes not cancelled March 18
Easter break April 14 to 17
Study break. No study break for the Faculty of Medicine MD Program. April 10
Changes to regular course schedule
Changes to regular course schedule
Topic Dates
There are no changes to the regular course schedule  
Registration, courses, withdrawals and reimbursements
Registration, courses, withdrawals and reimbursements
Topic Dates
First day to register (undergraduate students — first year) May 24
First day to register (undergraduate students — second year) June 14
First day to register (undergraduate students — third year) June 7
First day to register (undergraduate students — fourth year) May 31
First day to register (graduate students) June 22
Last day to register for clinical placements (Faculty of Health Sciences) June 30
First day to register (special students) January 5
Last day to register without late registration fees January 9
Last day to register with late registration fees January 24
Last day to change student status (regular/auditor) January 24
Last day to request leave of absence (graduate students) January 27
Last day to change course selection January 24
Last day to change student status — part-time/full-time (graduate students) January 27
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity (including full-year courses) and receive a financial credit, less administrative fees. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. Dates may differ for some faculties and programs, so please confirm date with your academic unit. January 31
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity (including full-year courses) with no financial credit. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you  meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. Course withdrawal is not possible after this date. If you simply stop attending a course and do not withdraw, you will receive a failing grade. March 24
Last day for French immersion students to indicate courses to be evaluated with “Satisfactory/Not satisfactory” grades March 24
Common Law January session
Common Law January session
Topic Dates
Last day to change course selection and programs January 5
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity (including full-year courses) and receive a financial credit, less administrative fees. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. The date may differ for some faculties and programs, so please confirm date with your academic unit. January 5
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity (including full-year courses) with no financial credit. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you will meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. You cannot withdraw from a course after  this date. If you simply stop attending a course and do not withdraw, you will receive a failing grade. January 16
Common Law Winter session
Common Law Winter session
Topic Dates
Last day to change course selection and programs February 3
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity (including full-year courses) and receive a financial credit, less administrative fees. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you will meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. Date may differ for some faculties and programs, so please confirm date with your academic unit. February 3
Last day to withdraw from a course or an activity (including full-year courses) with no financial credit. Withdrawing from a course may affect whether you meet all your program requirements. Be sure to consider all changes very carefully before going ahead. You cannot withdraw from a course after  this date. If you simply stop attending a course and do not withdraw, you will receive a failing grade. March 24
Grades and exams
Grades and exams
Topic Dates
Common Law January session exam day: Exams are scheduled during the day and the evening, on weekdays and on weekends January 20
Common Law Winter term exam period: Exams are scheduled during the day and evening, on weekdays and on weekends April 11 to 28
Winter term exam period: Exams are scheduled during the day and evening, on weekdays and on weekends April 11 to 28
Official final grades for the Winter term posted online May 17
Registration period for supplemental exams for 1000-level anatomy (ANP) courses and Civil Law. Contact your faculty for exam dates. To be determined
Last day to submit a grade review for a final exam. For information about reviewing grades and appeals, see the academic regulations May 31
Official academic standing posted online To be determined
Deferred and supplemental exam period for 1000-level anatomy (ANP) courses and Civil Law. Contact your faculty for exam dates. To be determined
Registration date for supplemental exams for faculties of Science and Engineering (1000-level courses). Contact your faculty for exam dates June 13 to 17 
Deferred exam period for faculties of Arts, Science and Engineering. Contact your faculty for exam dates. July 5 to 10
Supplemental exam period for faculties of Science and Engineering (1000-level courses). Contact your faculty for exam dates. July 5 to 10
Tuition fee payment
Tuition fee payment
Topic Dates
Last day to pay tuition fees without late payment fees. See Financial Resources Payment of fees information. January 4 
Student services
Student services
Topic Dates
U-Pass distribution by SFUO January 3 to 13
Last day to apply for a U-Pass exemption January 31
Reports, major research papers, and theses (graduate studies)
Reports and theses (graduate studies)
Topic Dates
Last day of the Fall term to submit a thesis without having to register for the Winter term December 16
Last day to submit a thesis and receive a 100% financial credit (applies only if you are registered exclusively for the thesis and were also registered in the previous term). Submission by this date results in the cancellation of your registration for the current term. Credit not available if you are submitting a revised thesis. January 27
Last day to submit a thesis and receive a 50% financial credit (applies only if you are registered exclusively for the thesis and were also registered in the previous term). Credit not available if you are submitting a revised thesis. February 24
Last day of the Winter term to submit a thesis without having to register for the Spring-Summer term.  April 27
Last day of the Winter term to submit the final version of a major research paper or engineering report without having to register for the Spring-Summer term. Dates for submitting major research papers may be earlier in some academic units. Please confirm date with your academic unit. April 27
Making changes to your program (undergraduate studies)
Topic Dates
Period to make changes to your program for the Spring-Summer 2017 session. March 1 to August 31 
Past important dates and deadlines

Last reviewed: April 2016

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