Current Students


This portion of the website contains information to support your graduate career, from initial registration to funding and development opportunities to graduation.


  • The academic and administrative structure, policies and procedures of the University.

Student Status

  • Overview of procedures including initial registration, changes in status and enrollment in graduate courses.

Student Finances

  • Financial information including fees and tuition, funding opportunities, and income tax reporting.

Thesis and Dissertation

  • Guidelines and procedures from intial creation through to submission.

International Students

  • Services and registrarial details pertinent to international students.

Visiting and Exchange Students

  • Opportunities for current students to study at other institutions both in Canada and abroad.

Enhancing your Experience

  • Professional development opportunities to support graduate student success.

Campus Resources

  • Overview of the network of support services available to graduate students.

Student Services

  • Resources and services to assist students throughout their graduate career.
Important Dates for Fall Term for Students

    • September 1
      Fall [F15] term deadline to register
    • September 2
      $200 late registration fee applied for Fall [F15] term
    • September 7
      Labour Day holiday – University closed
    • September 8
      New Graduate Student Orientation,
      10am to 2pm,
      Lassonde Lecture Hall A
    • September 10
      Fall term [F15} and Fall/Winter term [Y15-16] classes begin
    • September 10
      Fall term [F15] fees due and payable
    • September 16
      New Graduate Student Orientation,
      4pm to 8pm,
      152 Founders Assembly Hall
    • September 24
      Last day to add [F15] or [Y15-16] term course without permission of instructor
    • September 30
      100% refund date for fall term
    • October 8
      Last day to add [F15] term course with permission of instructor
    • October 12
      Thanksgiving holiday – university closed
    • October 14 – 16
      Fall 2015 Convocation
    • October 15
      80% refund date for fall term
    • October 22
      Last day to add [Y15-16] term course with permission of instructor
    • October 26
      Last day to drop [F15] term course
    • October 26
      Online registration for Fall 2015 term end
    • Oct. 29 – Nov. 1
      [F15} Co-curricular days
    • October 31
      40% refund date for fall term
    • November 15
      Academic petitions – deadline to submit change of status for [W16] term
    • November 30
      Program withdrawal for failure to maintain continuous registration [F15]
    • December 7
      Fall term [F15] classes end
    • December 9
      Fall term [F15] exams begin
    • December 11
      Doctoral/ Masters defence – Last day to hold exams in the [F15] term
    • December 15
      Last date o upload Electronic Thesis & Dissertation for [S15] term
    • December 18
      Submissions of thesis/dissertations – Thesis/dissertation must be submitted and accepted in the ETD system by this date for students wanting to complete in [F15] term
    • December 22
      Fall term exams end
    • Dec. 24 – Jan. 2
      University closed