Key Dates

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

2020-21

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

 

2021-22

Beginning of Fall Graduate Term September 1
DSAS Graduate Orientation - Mandatory TBD
Labour Day September 6
Department of Statistical & Actuarial Sciences Orientation TBD
All Graduate and Undergraduate Classes Start September 9
Tuition Due (Fall Term) - First Installment September 8
Last Day to Add Fall Term Graduate Course September 30
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 transcript. September 30
Thanksgiving - University closed October 12
Tuition Due (Fall Term) - Second Installment October 13
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 transcript. October 29
Autumn Convocation October 20-22
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 6-22
End of Fall Term December 31
   
Beginning of Winter Graduate Term - Happy New Year! January 1
Tuition Due (Winter Term) - First Installment January 7
Graduate and Undergraduate Classes Start January 3
Deadline to Add a Winter Term Graduate Course January 31
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. January 31
Tuition Due (Winter Term) - Second Installment February 11
Deadline for International MSc & PhD Applications February 15
Family Day Provincial Holiday - University Closed February 21
In Absentia February Convocation February 25
Last day to withdraw from a graduate course beginning in the winter term without academic penalty. Students who drop after this date will receive an F on their transcript. February 28
Deadline to Submit Proposed PhD Thesis Examination Form to SGPS (Winter) March 11
Deadline to Submit PhD Thesis (by student) to Scholarship@Western March 18
Deadline to Submit Proposed MSc Thesis Examination Form to SGPS March 25
Deadline to Submit MSc Thesis (by student) to Scholarship@Western April 1
Good Friday - University Closed (UWO is open on Easter Monday) April 15
Last Day of Winter Term Courses for Graduate and Undergraduate April 1
Final Examination Period April 4-30
Summer term begins May 1
Tuition Due (Summer Term) - First Installment May 6
Tuition Due (Summer Term) - Second Installment June 10
MSc Poster Day Project  TBD
Spring Convocation June 13-17, 20-24
Deadline to Submit Proposed PhD Thesis Examination Form to SGPS (Summer) July 13
Deadline to Submit Proposed PhD Thesis (by student) to Scholarship@Western July 20
Deadline to Submit prosed MSc Thesis Examination Form to SGPS July 27
Deadline to Submit MSc Thesis (by student) to Scholarship@Western August 3

Updated: July 12, 2021