Important Dates

January 1, 2018

Start of Winter Term

January 8, 2018

Undergraduate Classes resume

January 8, 2018

Winter Term Tuition Due (first installment for those on a payment plan)

January 15, 2018

Fall Term Graduate Grades Due for continuing students

January 30, 2018

Last day to provide proof of Permanent Residency to have winter term tuition fees reduced to the domestic rate

January 31, 2018

Last day to enroll in Winter Term Graduate Courses.  Students who are not enroled by this date cannot receive academic credit for the winter term.

January 31, 2018

Last day to declare an audit for a course starting in the winter term

January 31, 2018

Last day to drop a graduate course beginning in the winter term without it appearing on the transcript.  students who drop after this date but before March 1 will receive a WDN on their transcript.

February 1, 2018

Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies graduate program applications for Fall 2018 close.

February 12, 2018

Due date for second installment of winter term tuition for those paying in 2 installments

February 19, 2018

Family Day

February 19-23, 2018

Undergraduate Spring Reading Week

February 23, 2018

In Absentia February Convocation

February 28, 2018

Last day to withdraw from a Winter Term Graduate Course without Academic penalty.  Students who drop after this date will receive an F on their transcipt.

March 19, 2018

Final day for candidates to submit their PhD Thesis to SGPS for examination in the Winter Term

March 26, 2018

Recommended deadline for change of registration for Summer Term

March 30, 2018

Good Friday

April 1, 2018

Easter Sunday

April 2, 2018

Final day for candidates to submit their Masters Thesis to SGPS for examination in the Winter Term

April 11, 2018

Fall/Winter Term classes end

April 30, 2018

Final grades due for students wishing to graduate in June 2018

April 30, 2018

Final day to submit MA or PhD thesis to SGPS to be eligible for TDO status in the summer term

April 30, 2018

Final thesis submission deadline for students wishing to graduate at the Spring Convocation.

April 30, 2018

Final day to apply for spring convocation

May 1, 2018

Start of Summer Term

May 1, 2018

Last day to withdraw an application for graduation: Spring Convocation

May 7, 2018

Due date for summer term tuition (first installment)

May 15, 2018

Grade submission deadline for winter term grades for continuing students

May 21, 2018

Victoria Day

May 31, 2018

Last day to enrol in graduate courses starting in the summer term.  Students who are not enroled by this date cannot receive academic credit for the summer term.

May 31, 2018

Last day to declare an audit for a course starting in the summer term

May 31, 2018

Last day to drop a graduate course beginning in the summer term without it appearing on the transcript.  Students who drop after this date but before July 1 wil receive a WDN on their transcript.

June 11, 2018

Due date for second installment of summer term tuition for those paying in 2 installments

June 12-20, 2018

Spring Convocation

June 28, 2018

Last day to provide proof of Permanent Residency to have summer term tuition fees reduced to the domestic rate.

June 29, 2018

Last Day to Withdraw from a summer term Graduate Course without academic penalty.  Students who drop after this date will receive an F on their transcript.

July 1, 2018

Canada Day

July 20, 2018

Final Date for Candidates to Submit their PhD Thesis to SGPS for examination in the summer term.

July 26, 2018

Recommended deadline to submit to the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies any request for a Change of Registration for the fall term.

July 26, 2018

Recommended deadline to apply to Graduate for Autumn Convocation

August 3, 2018

Final date for Masters degree candidates to submit the thesis for examination to SGPS to complete the degree within the summer term

August 6, 2018

Civic Holiday

August 27, 2018

Hispanic Studies TA Training 9:00am to 12:30pm

August 28, 2018

Hispanic Studies TA Training 9:00am to 12:30pm

August 29, 2018

Hispanic Studies TA Training 9:00am to 3:00pm

August 30, 2018

Hispanic Studies TA Training 9:00am to 3:00pm

August 31, 2018

Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies Graduate Orientation and Picnic

August 31, 2018

Grade submission deadline for summer term grades for students wishing to graduate at Autumn Convocation.

August 31, 2018

Deadline for doctoral and master's candidates to submit the thesis for examination to SGPS to be eligible for Thesis Defense Only status for the fall term.

August 31, 2018

Final thesis submission deadline for students wishing to graduate at the Autumn Convocation.

September 1, 2018

Fall Term officially begins


September 3, 2018

International Student Orientation Day

September 3, 2018

Labour Day

September 4, 2018

Own your Future Orientation 12:30-2:30pm

September 5, 2018

TA Day hosted by the Teaching Support Centre

September 6, 2018

Graduate Fall Orientation and Own Your Future Orientation 10:00am to 2:30pm

September 7, 2018

First Tea and Info Session for Graduate Student Spouses hosted by Western International, 1:30-2:30pm

September 6, 2018

Undergraduate courses begin

September 10, 2018

Fall term tuition due

September 17, 2018

Grade submission deadline for summer term grades for continuing studies.

September 28, 2018

Last day to enrol in graduate courses starting in the fall term.

September 28, 2018

Last day to declare an audit for a course starting in the fall term

September 28, 2018

Last day to drop a graduate course beginning in the fall term without it appearing on the transcript.  Students who drop after this date but before November 1, will receive a WDN on their transcipt.

September 28, 2018

Last day to withdraw application for graduation: Autumn Convocation.

October 8, 2018

Thanksgiving Holiday

October 9-12, 2018

Undergraduate Fall Reading Week

October 15, 2018

Due date for second installment of fall term tuition for those paying in 2 installments

October 15, 2018

Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies Graduate Program Applications for September 2019 open.

October 24-26, 2018

Autumn Convocation

October 30, 2018

Last day to provide proof of Permanent Residency to have fall term tuition fees reduced to the domestic rate.

October 31, 2018

Last day to withdraw from a graduate course beginning in the fall term without academic penalty.  Students who drop after this date will receive an F on their transcipt.

November 9, 2018

Final date for PhD candidates to submit the thesis for examination to SGPS to complete the degree within the fall term.

November 23, 2018

Final date for Masters candidates to submit the thesis for examination to SGPS to complete the degree within the fall term.  (This date is still to be confirmed)

November 27, 2018

Recommended deadline to Apply to Graduate for the February In-Absentia Convocation.


November 27, 2018
Recommended deadline to submit to the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies any request for a Change of Registration for the Winter Term.
December 7, 2018 Fall/Winter Term classes end
December 21, 2018 Grade submission deadline for fall term grades for students wishing to graduate at the February In-Absentia Convocation.

December 21, 2018

Deadline for doctoral and master's candidates to submit the thesis for examination to SGPS to be eligible for Thesis Defense Only Stauts for the winter term.

December 21, 2018

Final thesis submission deadline for students wishing to graduate at the February In-Absentia Convocation.