Important Dates

January 1, 2019

Start of Winter Term

January 7, 2019

Undergraduate Classes resume

January 8, 2019

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

January 15, 2019

Fall Term Graduate Grades Due for continuing students

January 30, 2019

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

January 31, 2019

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, 2019

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

January 31, 2019

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, 2019

Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies graduate program applications for Fall 2019 close.

February 12, 2019

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

February 18, 2019

Family Day

February 18-22, 2019

Undergraduate Spring Reading Week

February 22, 2019

In Absentia February Convocation

February 28, 2019

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, 2019

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

March 26, 2019

Recommended deadline for change of registration for Summer Term (leave of absence, part-time status, transfer from MA to PhD, TDO)

April 2, 2019

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

April 9, 2019

Fall/Winter Term classes end

April 19, 2019

Good Friday

April 21, 2019

Easter Sunday

April 30, 2019

Final grades due for students wishing to graduate in June 2019

April 30, 2019

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

April 30, 2019

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

April 30, 2019

Final day to apply for spring convocation

May 1, 2019

Start of Summer Term

May 1, 2019

Last day to withdraw an application for graduation: Spring Convocation

May 7, 2019

Due date for summer term tuition (first installment)

May 15, 2019

Grade submission deadline for winter term grades for continuing students

May 20, 2019

Victoria Day

May 31, 2019

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, 2019

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

May 31, 2019

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, 2019

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

June 11-19, 2019

Spring Convocation

June 27, 2019

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

June 28, 2019

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, 2019

Canada Day

July 19, 2019

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

July 26, 2019

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, 2019

Recommended deadline to apply to Graduate for Autumn Convocation

August 2, 2019

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

August 5, 2019

Civic Holiday

August 26, 2019

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

August 27, 2019

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

August 28, 2019

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

August 29, 2019

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

August 30, 2019

Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies Graduate Orientation and Picnic

August 31, 2019

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

August 31, 2019

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, 2019

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

September 1, 2019

Fall Term officially begins


September 2, 2019

International Student Orientation Day

September 2, 2019

Labour Day

September 3, 2019

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

September 4, 2019

TA Day hosted by the Teaching Support Centre

September 5, 2019

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

September 5, 2019

Undergraduate courses begin

September 9, 2019

Fall term tuition due

September 16, 2019

Grade submission deadline for summer term grades for continuing studies.

September 30, 2019

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

September 30, 2019

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

September 30, 2019

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 30, 2019

Last day to withdraw application for graduation: Autumn Convocation.

October 14, 2019

Thanksgiving Holiday

October 15-18, 2019

Undergraduate Fall Reading Week

October 15, 2019

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

October 15, 2019

Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies Graduate Program Applications for September 2020 open.

October 30-November 1, 2019

Autumn Convocation

October 30, 2019

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

October 31, 2019

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, 2019

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

November 23, 2019

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, 2019

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


November 27, 2019
Recommended deadline to submit to the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies any request for a Change of Registration for the Winter Term.
December 6, 2019 Fall/Winter Term classes end
December 21, 2019 Grade submission deadline for fall term grades for students wishing to graduate at the February In-Absentia Convocation.

December 21, 2019

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, 2019

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