Senate Agenda, March 24, 2000 - EXHIBIT III, Appendix 1
Guidelines for the Structure of the Academic Year
1. Each term will be 60 teaching days, i.e., two equal twelve-week terms.
2. Lectures will begin on a Monday in first term and a Monday or a Tuesday in second term, not later in the week.
3. There will be at least one study day (including Saturdays and Sundays) between the end of classes and beginning of exams.
4. The final examination period will be 12 days in the first term and at least 15 days in the second term, but preferably 16 or 17.
5. No examinations are to be scheduled on Good Friday, Easter Sunday or the first two days of Passover.
6. The last day of examinations will be not later than April 30 in second term.
7. Conference Week will be scheduled following the first six weeks in second term.
[Note: These Guidelines apply only to those faculties, schools and colleges which operate on a 24-week teaching term, i.e., they do not apply to the Faculties of Education, Graduate Studies, Law, Medicine & Dentistry or the Ivey School of Business.]
|Labour Day||Sept. 6||Sept. 4||Sept. 3||Sept. 2||Sept. 1||Sept. 6|
|Registration||Sept. 7-8||Sept. 5-6||Sept. 4-5||Sept. 3-4||Sept. 2-3||Sept. 7-8|
(# actual teaching days)
|Sept. 9 -
|Study Day||Dec. 9|
|Holiday||Dec. 22-Jan.9 (19 days)|
(# of actual teaching days)
|Conference Week||Feb. 21-25||Feb. 19-23||Feb. 18-22||Feb. 21-25|
|Good Friday||Apr. 21||Apr. 13||Mar. 29||Apr. 18||Apr. 9||Mar. 25|
|Passover||Apr. 20-21||Apr. 8-9||Mar.28-29||Apr. 17-18||Apr. 6-7||Apr.24-25|
* In 2002, Monday and Tuesday (April 8/9) will be used to make up for Thursday and Friday classes not held on Passover (March 28/29), making 12 class sessions for each week day for the term of 60 days.
** In 2005, Monday (April 11) will be used for Friday classes to make up for Good Friday (March 25th).