English & Writing StudiesWestern Arts and Humanities

Important Dates

NB: This list is not exhaustive.
Please also see SGPS's Calendar of Events page and Undergraduate Sessional Dates.

Beginning of Fall Term September 1, 2014
SGPS Graduate Student Orientation TA Day 1st week of September
Department of English New Student Orientation 1st week of September
Course Committee Meetings for TAs 1st week of September
Chair and Graduate Chair Meeting with GTAS, Markers 1st week of September
All Graduate and Undergraduate Classes Start September 4, 2014
Due Date for Fall Term Tuition  September 10, 2013
PhD Secondary Field Qualifying Exams September 2014
Last Day to Add Fall Term Graduate Course September 30, 2014
Thanksgiving - University closed October 13, 2014
Autumn Convocation October 23-24, 2014
Departmental Deadline to submit a SSHRC Doctoral Application October 24, 2014
12 pm
Fall Study Break October 30-31, 2014
Last Day to Withdraw from a Fall Graduate Course October 31, 2014
Deadline to submit a CGS-Master's Application December 1, 2014
Last Day of Fall Term Courses for Graduate and Undergraduate December 3, 2014
Mid-year Examination Period for Undergrad Classes December 6-17, 2014
End of Fall Term December 31, 2014
Beginning of Winter Term January 1, 2015
Winter Term Graduate and Undergraduate Courses Begin January 5, 2015
PhD Primary Field Qualifying Exams January 2015
Deadline to Submit an Application to Western's MA or PhD program in English    January 15, 2015 
Last Day to START a New OGS Application January 23, 2015
Deadline to Submit a Western OGS Application January 30, 2015
Last Day to Add a Winter Term Graduate Course January 31, 2015
Family Day - University Closed February 16, 2015
Reading Week - no classes February 16-20, 2015
Last Day to Drop a Winter Term Graduate Course February 28, 2015
Last Day of Winter Term Courses for Graduate and Undergraduate April 8, 2015
Beginning of Summer Graduate Term May 1, 2015
PhD Field Study Due May 1, 2015
PhD Prospectus Due May 31, 2015
Spring Convocation June 9-17 2015
Canada Day - University closed July 1, 2015
MA Independent Research Project Due August 1, 2015
MA Thesis Submission & Defence August 2015
Last Day of Summer Term August 31, 2015