Important dates and deadlines 2009-2010

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Spring / Summer 2009
 Full Session
May 4 to August 6
1st half:
May 4 to June 17
2nd half:
June 23 to August 6
Deadline, registration for a degreeMar. 31   
Beginning of registration (Regular Students Undergraduate)April 6April 6April 6
Beginning of registration (Special Students)April 14  April 14  April 14 
Beginning of registration (Graduate studies)April 14  April 14  April 14 
Last day to submit a Major Research Paper or an Engineering Report without having to re-register (Graduate studies). Certain academic units require that the Major Research Paper be submitted earlier. Please consult your academic unitApril 30  Aug. 28 
Courses beginMay 4 May 4 June 23 

Last day registration without late registration fees

  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate studies

 

May 8

May 8 

 

May 8

May 8 

 

June 23 

Last day to pay tuition fees without late payment fees 
  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate studies

 

May 11

May 11 

 

May 11

May 11 

 

June 23 

Last day for registration with late registration feesMay 15  May 11 June 29
Last day for change of classification (graduate studies only) (Full-time/part-time)May 15   
Last day for change of status (regular/auditor)May 15 May 11 June 29 
Last day to submit a thesis without being registered (graduate studies only)May 15   
Last day to submit a request for leave of absence (graduate studies only)May 15   
Last day for changes to course selection or program of studiesMay 15  May 11 June 29
Last day to delete a course and obtain a 100% financial credit** (regular/auditor)May 15  May 11 June 29
Victoria DayMay 18 May 18  
Last day for students on a study term to withdraw from coop and to receive a 50% credit for the summer coop fees.May 20   
Spring ConvocationJune 12 to 15   
Study break for full sessionJune 18, 19, 22   
Last day to submit thesis with a 50% financial credit*****June 26   
Last day to withdraw from a course *** and obtain a 50% ** financial credit (without change of classification)June 26 May 29 July 13 
Students registered in French immersion studies : Last day to identify courses to be evaluated with ''satisfactory/non satisfactory'' gradesJune 26 May 29 July 13 
Canada Day holidayJuly 1  July 1 
Courses endAug. 6 June 17 Aug. 6
Study break   
Civic holidayAug. 3  Aug. 3 
Examinations (3)Aug. 7 to 10 June 18, 19, 22 Aug. 7 to 10 
Registration for deferred and supplemental**** examinations (Science and Engineering - 1000 level courses only and "Droit civil") (4)Sept. 11 Sept. 11 Sept. 11
Exam period for deferred and supplemental examinations**** (Science and Engineering - 1000 level courses only and "Droit civil") (3,4)Sept. 14 to 20 Sept. 14 to 20Sept. 14 to 20
Final grades are posted on the web and considered officialSept. 15  Sept. 15 Sept. 15

 

Twelve week session 2009 (including Coop Mathematic students on a work study session)
EventTwelve week session May 4 to July 17 2009
Last day for registration without late registration feesMay 8
Last day to pay tuition fees without late payment feesMay 11
Courses beginMay 4
Last day for changes to course selectionMay 11
Last day to delete a course and obtain a 100% financial credit** (regular/auditor)May 11
Last day for registration with late registration feesMay 15
Last day for change of status (regular/auditor)May 11
Victoria DayMay 18
Last day for students on a study term to withdraw from coop and to receive a 50% credit for the summer coop feesMay 20
Study breakJune 8 to 12
Last day to withdraw from a course *** and obtain a 50% ** financial credit (without change of classification)June 15
Canada Day holidayJuly 1
Courses endJuly 17
Examinations (3)July 18 to 23

 

Summer 2009
 Full Session
July 2 to August 18
1st half:
July 2 to July 22
2nd half:
July 28 to August 18
Deadline, registration for a degreeMar. 1   
Courses beginJuly 2 July 2 July 28 
Last day for registration without late registration feesJuly 2 July 2 July 28 
Last day to pay tuition fees without late payment feesJuly 2 July 2 July 28 
Last day for late registration (in some faculties) with late registration feesJuly 6 July 6July 31 
Last day for change of status (regular/auditor)July 6 July 6July 31 
Last day for changes to course selection or program of studiesJuly 6 July 6July 31 
Last day to delete a course and obtain a 100% financial credit** (regular/auditor)July 6 July 6 July 31 
Study breakJuly 24 July 23 
Last day to withdraw from a course *** and obtain a 50% ** financial credit (without change of classification)July 27 July 13 Aug. 4 
Students registered in French immersion studies : Last day to identify courses to be evaluated with ''satisfactory/non satisfactory'' gradesJuly 27 July 13 Aug. 4
Civic holidayAug. 3  Aug. 3 
Courses endAug. 18 July 22 Aug. 18 
Examinations (3)Aug. 19, 20, 21, 24 July 24 Aug. 19, 20, 21, 24 
Registration for deferred and supplemental**** examinations (Science and Engineering - 1000 level courses only and "Droit civil") (4)Sept. 10  Sept. 10  Sept. 10 
Exam period for deferred and supplemental examinations**** (Science and Engineering - 1000 level courses only and "Droit civil") (3,4)Sept. 14 to 20 Sept. 14 to 20 Sept. 14 to 20
Date on which final grades are posted on the web and considered officialSept. 15  Sept. 15  Sept. 15 

 

Fall 2009/ Winter 2010
 Fall 2009Winter 2010
Beginning of registration (Regular Students Undergraduate)June 17 June 17 
Beginning of registration (Graduate Students)Aug. 4 Dec. 4 
Beginning of registration (Special Students)(1)Aug. 24 Dec. 14
Last day to submit a Major Research Paper or an Engineering Report without having to re-register (Graduate studies). Certain academic units require that the Major Research Paper be submitted earlier. Please consult your academic unitAug. 28 Dec. 18 
Last day for registration without late registration fees (Regular Students Undergraduate)Sept. 11 Jan. 5 
Last day to pay tuition fees without late payment fees **Sept. 4 Dec. 18 
Deadline, registration for a degreeSept. 1 Mar. 1 
Labour DaySept. 7  
It should be noted that certain faculties organize courses, laboratories and activities for returning students including graduate students.Sept. 8  
Starting point : Welcome presentations in Faculties, Schools and Departments for the new student cohort. Students have to attend these activities.Sept. 8  
Term beginsSept. 8Jan. 4
Courses begin (2)Sept. 9 Jan. 5 
Last day for registration without late registration fees (graduate studies only)Sept. 15 Jan. 12 
Last day for late registration (in some faculties) with late registration feesSept. 22 Jan. 19 
Last day for change of classification (graduate studies only) (full-time/part-time)Sept. 22 Jan. 19 
Last day for change of status (regular/auditor)Sept. 22 Jan. 19 
Last day to submit a thesis without being registered (graduate studies only)Sept. 22 Jan. 19 
Last day to submit a request for leave of absence (graduate studies only)Sept. 22 Jan. 19 
Last day for changes to course selection or program of studiesSept. 22 Jan. 19 
Last day to delete a course and obtain a 100% financial credit** (regular/auditor)Sept. 22 Jan. 19 
Last day for students on a study term to withdraw from coop and to receive a 50% credit for coop feesSept. 22 Jan. 19 
Thanksgiving DayOct. 12  
Family Day  Feb.15
Spring break  Feb. 14 to 20
University of Ottawa Day (Undergraduate day classes from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. are cancelled in the School of Management, Faculties of Arts, Engineering, Health Science (except for clinical placements and courses offered on the campuses : Pembroke, St-Boniface, Woodroffe), Science and Social Sciences)Oct. 16  
Fall ConvocationOct. 25 
Last day to submit thesis with a 50% financial credit*****Nov. 2 Mar. 1 
Last day to withdraw from a course *** and obtain a 50% ** financial credit (without change of classification)Nov. 2 Mar. 1 
Students registered in French immersion studies : Last day to identify courses to be evaluated with ''satisfactory/non satisfactory'' grades.Nov. 2 Mar. 1 
Easter break April 2 to 5
Courses endDec. 7 April 12 
Study break Dec. 8  April 13 and 14 
Examinations (3) Dec. 9 to 23 April 15 to 30 
Last day to submit a thesisDec. 23April. 30
Christmas and New Year's holidays (inclusive)Dec. 24 to Jan. 3 
Date on which final grades are posted on the web and are considered official Jan. 25, 2010  June 4 
Registration for deferred and supplemental**** examinations (Science and Engineering - 1000 level courses only and "Droit civil") (4)Feb. 9, 2010 June 18 
Exam period for deferred and supplemental**** examinations (Science and Engineering - 1000 level courses only and "Droit civil") (4) Feb. 16 to 19, 2010 July 5 to 9 
Spring Convocation June 4 to 7, 2010

 

Holidays 2009-2010 (Undergraduate and Graduate)*
 Spring 2009
May-July
Summer 2009
July-August
Autumn 2009
Sept.-Dec.
Winter 2010
Jan.-April
Victoria DayMay 18    
Canada Day holidayJuly 1 July 1   
Civic holidayAug. 3 Aug. 3   
Labour Day  Sept. 7  
Thanksgiving Day  Oct. 12  
Christmas and New Year's holidays (inclusive)  Dec. 24 to Jan. 3  
Family day   Feb. 15 
Easter break   April 2 to 5 

 

Convocations
 Spring 2009Fall 2009Spring 2010
Sign-up deadlineMar. 31Sept. 1Mar. 1
ConvocationJune 12 to 15Oct. 25June 4 to 7, 2010

 

*Dates may vary for certain programs (Ex.: Education, Common Law, Engineering, Medicine, MBA, etc.). Please check with the academic unit concerned.
**Percentage of tuition fees minus the non-refundable administrative fees. Financial credit dates (100% & 50%) may vary according to the course start & end dates. Graduate level: Financial credit of 50%, less administrative charges or fees for full-time and part-time students withdrawing from all their activities; fee adjustment in the case of part-time students withdrawing from one activity. For more information : http://www.uottawa.ca/services/finance/etud/ce-dtls-e.htm#refunds
***Withdrawal from a course after the date indicated will appear as a failure on the transcript.
****A student registered for a supplemental exam which is written outside the University of Ottawa is responsible for expenses incurred at the visiting institution.
*****50% financial credit, less administrative changes or fees, applies only when students are registered to thesis only.
(1)Access to courses as a special student is limited. Consult the web site of the Faculty or School concerned for further information.
(2)Courses begin September 8, 2009 at the Faculty of Law- Common Law section. Courses begin January 4, 2010 at the Faculty of Law - Common Law section and Droit civil section (Second and Third Year courses).
(3)Exam period – It might be necessary to hold exams at night for day courses and vice-versa. Exams might also be planned during the weekends during the day or evening.
(4)Rights to supplemental exams in "Droit civil"  and common law as well as the supplemental exam dates are determined by the Faculty of Law.
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