Important dates and deadlines 2016-2017

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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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
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
Official final grades for the Spring-Summer session posted online September 13
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. February 25
Fall term 2016
Fall term 2016
Topic Dates
Length of term September 6 to December 22
Starting Point: Mandatory activities in academic units to welcome all students (no courses offered) September 6
Courses  September 7 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 14 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
Enrolment, courses, withdrawals and reimbursements
Registration, courses, withdrawals and reimbursements
Topic Dates
First day to enrol (undergraduate students — first year) May 24
First day to enrol (undergraduate students — second year) June 14
First day to enrol (undergraduate students — third year) June 7
First day to enrol (undergraduate students — fourth year) May 31
First day to enrol (graduate students) June 22
Last day to enrol in clinical placements (Faculty of Health Sciences) June 30
First day to enrol (special students) August 24
Last day to enrol 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. The deadline to receive a reimbursement for the ancillary fees associated to a course may differ and even be earlier. 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. The deadline to receive a reimbursement for the ancillary fees associated to a course may differ and even be earlier. 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 term 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). 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. Contact your faculty for exam dates. February 19 to 25
Supplemental exam period for faculties of Science and Engineering (1000-level courses). 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 29 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 term to submit a thesis without having to enrol in the Fall term. August 26
Last day to submit a thesis and receive a 100% financial credit (applies only if you are enrolled exclusively for the thesis and were also enrolled in the previous term). Submission by this date results in the cancellation of your enrolment for this term. 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 enrolled exclusively for the thesis and were also enrolled in the previous term). Credit not available if you are submitting a revised thesis. October 28
Last day of the Fall term to submit the final version of a major research paper or engineering report without having to enrol in the Winter term. 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 term to submit a thesis without having to enrol in the Winter term. December 16
Making changes to your program (undergraduate studies)
Topic Dates
Period to make changes to your program for the Winter 2017 term. November 21 to December 9
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