Key Dates 2020-21

This list is not exhaustive. This information is provided for your convenience. Please double check all dates with the official calendars:

Beginning of Fall Graduate Term September 1
DSAS Graduate Orientation - Mandatory September 3
Labour Day September 7
Department of Statistical & Actuarial Sciences Orientation September 8
All Graduate and Undergraduate Classes Start September 8
Tuition Due (Fall Term) - First Installment September 8
Last Day to Add Fall Term Graduate Course September 30
Thanksgiving - University closed October 12
Tuition Due (Fall Term) - Second Installment October 13
Deadline to Withdraw from Graduate Courses Without an Academic Penalty October 30
Autumn Convocation TBD
Deadline to Submit Proposed PhD Thesis Examination Form to SGPS (Fall) November 5
Deadline to Submit PhD Thesis (by Student) to Scholarship@Western November 12
Deadline to Submit Proposed MSc Thesis Examination Form to SGPS November 19
Deadline to Submit MSc Thesis (by Student) to Scholarship@Western November 26
Last Day of Fall Term Courses for Graduate and Undergraduate December 9
Mid-year Examination Period for Undergrad Classes December 11-22
End of Fall Term December 31
   
Beginning of Winter Graduate Term - Happy New Year! January 1
Tuition Due (Winter Term) - First Installment January 8
Graduate and Undergraduate Classes Start January 11
Deadline to Apply to Graduate January 22
Deadline to Add a Winter Term Graduate Course January 29
Tuition Due (Winter Term) - Second Installment February 12
Deadline for International MSc & PhD Applications February 15
Family Day - University Closed February 15
Reading Week February 13-21
Deadline to Drop a Winter Term Graduate Course February 26
In Absentia February Convocation February 26
Deadline to Submit Proposed PhD Thesis Examination Form to SGPS (Winter) March 12
Deadline to Submit PhD Thesis (by Student) to Scholarship@Western March 19
Deadline to Submit Proposed MSc Thesis Examination Form to SGPS March 26
Deadline to Submit MSc Thesis (by Student) to Scholarship@Western April 1
Good Friday - University Closed April 2
Easter Sunday April 4
Last Day of Winter Term Courses for Graduate and Undergraduate April 12
Final Examination Period April 14-30
Beginning of Summer Graduate Term May 1
Canada Day - University Closed July 1
Deadline for Domestic MSc & PhD Applications July 1
Civic Holiday - University Closed August 2
Last Day of Summer Term August 31