Important dates and deadlines 2010-2011

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Spring / Summer 2010

Full Session
May 3 to August 5
1st half:
May 3 to June 16
2nd half:
June 22 to August 5
Deadline, registration for a degreeMar. 1  
Beginning of registration (Regular Students Undergraduate)April 7April 7April 7
Beginning of registration (Special Students) (1)April 12April 12April 12
Beginning of registration (Graduate studies)April 12April 12April 12
Courses beginMay 3 May 3 June 22 
Last day registration without late registration fees   
UndergraduateMay 7May 7June 22
Graduate StudiesMay 7May 7 
Last day to pay tuition fees without late payment fees    
UndergraduateMay 10May 10June 22 
Graduate StudiesMay 10May 10 
Last day for registration with late registration feesMay 14  May 10 June 28
Last day for change of classification (graduate studies only) (Full-time/part-time)May 14   
Last day for change of status (regular/auditor)May 14  May 10 June 28
Last day to submit a request for leave of absence (graduate studies only)May 14   
Last day for changes to course selection or program of studiesMay 14  May 10 June 28
Last day to delete a course and obtain a 100% financial credit** (regular/auditor)May 14  May 10 June 28
Last day to delete the registration to the thesis *****May 14   
Victoria DayMay 24 May 24  
Last day for students on a study term to withdraw from coop and to receive a 50% credit for the summer coop fees.May 19  
Spring ConvocationJune 4 to 7  
Study break for full sessionJune 17, 18, 21  
Last day to submit thesis with a 50% financial credit******June 25   
Last day to withdraw from a course *** and obtain a 50% ** financial credit (without change of classification)June 25 May 28 July 12 
Students registered in French immersion studies : Last day to identify courses to be evaluated with ''satisfactory/non satisfactory'' grades.June 25 May 28 July 12 
Canada Day holidayJuly 1  July 1 
Courses endAug. 5 June 16 Aug. 5 
Civic holidayAug. 2  Aug. 2 
Examinations (3)Aug. 6 to 9 June 17, 18, 21Aug. 6 to 9 
Last day to submit a thesis without being registered (graduate studies only)Aug. 30  
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. 31  
Registration for deferred and supplemental**** examinations (Science and Engineering - 1000 level courses only and "Droit civil") (4)Sept. 10Sept. 10Sept. 10
Exam period for deferred and supplemental examinations**** (Science and Engineering - 1000 level courses only and "Droit civil") (3,4)Sept. 13 to 19Sept. 13 to 19Sept. 13 to 19
Final grades are posted on the web and considered officialSept. 14 Sept. 14 Sept. 14 

 

Twelve week session 2010
(including Coop Mathematic students on a work study session)


May 3 to July 16, 2010
Last day for registration without late registration feesMay 7
Last day to pay tuition fees without late payment feesMay 10
Courses beginMay 3
Last day for changes to course selectionMay 10
Last day to delete a course and obtain a 100% financial credit** (regular/auditor)May 10
Last day for registration with late registration feesMay 14
Last day for change of status (regular/auditor)May 10 
Victoria DayMay 24 
Last day for students on a study term to withdraw from coop and to receive a 50% credit for the summer coop feesMay 19 
Study breakJune 7 to 11
Last day to withdraw from a course *** and obtain a 50% ** financial credit (without change of classification)June 14
Canada Day holidayJuly 1
Courses endJuly 16
Examinations (3)July 17 to 22

 

Summer 2010

Full Session
July 2 to August 16
1st half:
July 2 to July 22
2nd half:
July 27 to August 16
Deadline, registration for a degreeMar. 1  
Courses beginJuly 2July 2July 27
Last day registration without late registration feesJuly 2July 2July 27
Last day to pay tuition fees without late payment fees July 2July 2July 27
Last day for registration (in some faculties) with late registration feesJuly 6 July 6 July 29
Last day for change of status (regular/auditor)July 6 July 6 July 29
Last day for changes to course selection or program of studiesJuly 6  July 6 July 29
Last day to delete a course and obtain a 100% financial credit** (regular/auditor)July 6July 6July 29
Study breakJuly 23  
Last day to withdraw from a course *** and obtain a 50% ** financial credit (without change of classification)July 26July 12Aug. 3
Students registered in French immersion studies : Last day to identify courses to be evaluated with ''satisfactory/non satisfactory'' grades.July 26July 12Aug. 3
Civic holidayAug.2 Aug.2
Courses endAug. 16July 22Aug. 16 
Examinations (3)Aug. 17 to 20July 23Aug. 17 to 20
Registration for deferred and supplemental**** examinations (Science and Engineering - 1000 level courses only and "Droit civil") (4)Sept. 10Sept. 10Sept. 10
Exam period for deferred and supplemental examinations**** (Science and Engineering - 1000 level courses only and "Droit civil") (3,4)Sept. 13 to 19Sept. 13 to 19Sept. 13 to 19
Date on which final grades are posted on the web and considered officialSept. 14 Sept. 14 Sept. 14 

 

Fall 2010 / Winter 2011

Fall 2010Winter 2011
Beginning of registration (newly admitted students in first year – Undergraduate)May.25May. 25
Beginning of registration (newly-admitted students and regular students in 2nd, 3rd and 4th year – Undergraduate)June.10June. 10
Beginning of registration (Graduate students)Aug.4Dec. 3
Beginning of registration (Special Students) (1)Aug. 23Dec. 13
Last day registration without late registration fees (Regular Students Undergraduate)Sept. 10Jan. 4
Last day to pay tuition fees without late payment fees  **Sept. 3Dec. 17
Deadline, registration for a degreeSept. 1 Mar. 1
Labour DaySept. 6  
Session beginsSept. 7Jan. 4
Starting point : Welcome presentations in Faculties, Schools and Departments for the new student cohort. Students have to attend these activities.Sept. 7 
It should be noted that certain faculties organize courses, laboratories and activities for returning students including graduate students.Sept. 7 
Courses begin (2)Sept. 8 Jan. 5
Last day for registration without late registration fees (graduate studies only)Sept. 15Jan. 11
Last day for late registration (in some faculties) with late registration feesSept. 22Jan. 18
Last day for change of classification (graduate studies only) (full-time/part-time)Sept. 22Jan. 18
Last day for change of status (regular/auditor)Sept. 22Jan. 18 
Last day to submit a request for leave of absence (graduate studies only)Sept. 22 Jan. 18
Last day for changes to course selection or program of studiesSept. 22Jan. 18
Last day to delete a course and obtain a 100% financial credit** (regular/auditor)Sept. 22Jan. 18
Last day to delete the registration to the thesis *****Sept. 22Jan. 18
Last day for students on a study term to withdraw from coop and to receive a 50% credit for coop feesSept. 22Jan. 18
Thanksgiving DayOct. 11 
Family Day Feb. 21
Study Week (5)Oct. 24 to 30 Feb. 20 to 26
University of Ottawa Day (7)Oct. 29 
Fall ConvocationOct. 31 
Last day to submit thesis with a 50% financial credit******Nov. 5Mar. 4
Last day to withdraw from a course *** and obtain a 50% ** financial credit (without change of classification)Nov. 5Mar. 4
Students registered in French immersion studies : Last day to identify courses to be evaluated with ''satisfactory/non satisfactory'' grades.Nov. 5  Mar. 4
Easter break April 22 to 25
Last day of classesDec. 8April 8
Students follow Monday class schedule (6)Dec. 8 
Study break April 9 and 10 
Examinations (3) Dec. 9 to 22April 11 to 28 
Last day to submit a thesisDec. 22April 30
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 unitDec. 22April 30
Christmas and New Year's holidays (inclusive)Dec. 23 to Jan. 3 
Date on which final grades are posted on the web and are considered officialJan. 24May 17
Registration for deferred and supplemental**** examinations (Science and Engineering - 1000 level courses only and "Droit civil") (4)Feb. 15June 17
Exam period for deferred and supplemental**** examinations (Science and Engineering - 1000 level courses only and "Droit civil") (4)Feb. 22 to 25July 4 to 8 
Spring Convocation June 11 to 14

 

Holidays 2010-2011
Undergraduate and Graduate
Spring 2010
May-July
Summer 2010
July-August
Autumn 2010
Sept.-Dec.
Winter 2011
Jan.-April
Victoria DayMay 24    
Canada Day holidayJuly 1 July 1  
Civic holidayAug. 2  Aug. 2  
Labour Day  Sept. 6 
Thanksgiving Day  Oct. 11 
Christmas and New Year's holidays (inclusive)  Dec. 23 to Jan. 3 
Family day    Feb.21
Easter break   April 22 to 25

 

Convocations

Spring 2010Fall 2010Spring 2011
Sign-up deadlineMar. 31 Sept. 1 Mar. 31
ConvocationJune 4 to 7 Oct. 31 June 11 to 14

 

* Dates may vary for certain programs (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 changes 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.financialresources.uottawa.ca/student/payment-university-fees-en.php

*** 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.

***** 100% financial credit applies only to student who were registered to the thesis in the previous semester.

****** 50% financial credit, less administrative changes, applies only when students are registered exclusively to thesis and when they were registered in the previous session.

(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 7, 2010 at the Faculty of Law- Common Law section. Courses begin January 4, 2011 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. Examens might also be planned during the weekends during daytime or nightime.

(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.

(5) During the Fall Study Break, courses offered by the faculties of Arts, Social Sciences, Sciences, Engineering, Health Sciences,  Law (Droit Civil section only), and the Telfer School of Management are cancelled.  However, some exceptions may apply in certain disciplines in both undergraduate and graduate studies. Co-op internships and other clinical or non-clinical placements are still taking place.  During the Winter Study Break, courses offered by the faculties of Arts, Social Sciences, Sciences, Engineering, Health Sciences, Education, Law (Droit Civil section only), and the Telfer School of Management are cancelled.  However, Co-op internships and other clinical or non-clinical placements are still taking place.

(6) On Wednesday, December 8, 2010, students must follow their Monday course schedule. Courses normally held on Wednesday, December 8, will not be held.

 (7) Clinical placements offered on all campuses and regular courses offered in Pembroke, St-Boniface and Wookroffe are still taking place.

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