Important Dates

Graduate studies at York consists of three academic terms: Fall term, Winter term, and Summer term.

2015-2016 Academic Year

Fall 2015

September

DATEREMINDER
1Deadline to register [F15] term; students registering after this date incur a $200 late registration fee.
2$200 late registration fee applied.
7University closed – Labour day
8New Graduate Student Orientation
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location to be confirmed
10Fall term [F] and Fall/Winter [Y] term classes begin
10Fall term [F15] fees payable and due
15Last date for graduate programs to submit summer term grades to the registrar’s office.
16New Graduate Student Orientation
4:00 - 8:00 pm
Location to be confirmed
24Last day to add [F] or [Y] term course without permission of instructor
30100% refund date for fall term

October

DATEREMINDER
8Last day to add [F] term course with permission of instructor
12Thanksgiving holiday – University closed
14—16Fall 2015 Convocation
1580% refund date for fall term
22Last day to add [Y] term course with permission of instructor
26Last day to drop [F15] term course
26Online registration for Fall 2015 term ends
29–Nov 1Co-curricular days
3140% refund date for fall term

November

DATEREMINDER
15Academic petitions – deadline to submit change of status for [W16] term
30Program withdrawal for failure to maintain continuous registration [F15]

December

DATEREMINDER
7Fall term classes end
9Fall exams begin
11Doctoral/ Masters defence – Last day to hold exams in the [F15] term
15Submissions of Thesis/ Dissertation – Last date to upload Electronic Thesis & Dissertation for Fall 2015 term.
18Submissions of thesis/dissertation - Last day for Thesis/dissertation to be submitted and accepted in the ETD (Electronic Thesis & Dissertation) system for students wanting to complete in [F15] term
22Fall term exams end
24–Jan 2University closed

Winter 2016

January

DATEREMINDER
4Winter 2016 classes begin
5Registration deadline for Winter 2016 term
6$200 late registration fee applied.
7New Graduate Student Orientation
5:00 - 8:00 pm
Location to be confirmed
10Winter term fees due and payable
15Deadline for graduate programs to submit [F15] term grades to Registrar’s Office
17Last day to add [W16] term course without permission of instructor
26Registration ends for Winter 2016 term
26Last day to drop [W] or [Y] term course
29Last day to add [W] term course with permission of instructor (manual form)
31100% refund winter term

February

DATEREMINDER
13-19Reading week
1580% refund for winter term
15University closed – family day holiday
2940% refund for winter term
29Program withdrawal for failure to maintain continuous registration [W16]

March

DATEREMINDER
1 (TBC)Summer 2016 Registration and Enrolment – access opens online
15Academic petitions – deadline to submit change of status for [S16] term (e.g. leave of absence, change to part-time/full-time, extension of time).
25University Closed – Good Friday
29Deadline for the Office of the Dean, Graduate studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from the graduate program directors for doctoral students expected to fulfill all Doctor of Philosophy requirements for June 2016 convocation.

April

DATEREMINDER
4Deadline for the Office of the Dean, Graduate studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from the graduate program directors for master’s students expected to fulfill all requirements for June 2016 convocation
4Last day of [W] and [Y] term classes
6[W] and [Y] term exams begin
20[W] and [Y] term exams end
22Last date for students to hold thesis/dissertation exams to fulfill requirements for June 2016 convocation.
26Registration deadline for Summer 2016 term
26Submissions of Thesis/ Dissertation – Last date to upload Electronic Thesis & Dissertation for Winter 2016 term.
27$200 late registration fee applied.
29Submissions of Thesis/Dissertation – Thesis/dissertation must be submitted by this date for students planning to convocate in June 2016.

Summer 2016

May

DATEREMINDER
Note: SU16 Registration deadline is Tuesday April 26, 2016 — Please check the April 2016 calendar page for more information
April 29SU16 (G1 term) classes begin
2Summer term begins
5SU16 (G1 term) last date to add course without permission of instructor
9Summer term (I1, J1, SU, S1, S3) classes start
10SU16 fees payable and due
11SU16 (I1 term) last day to add course without permission of instructor
12SU16 (G1 term) last date to add course with permission of instructor
12SU16 (J1 term) last date to add course without permission of instructor
13SU16 (J1 term) last date to add course with permission of instructor
13SU16 (I1 term) last day to add course with permission of instructor
13SU16 term (S1 term) last day to add course without permission of the instructor
15Administrative Deadline—for graduate programs to submit WI16 grades to the Registrar’s Office
17SU16 term (S3 term) last date to add course without permission of instructor
20SU16 term—(S1 term) last date to add course with permission of the instructor
20SU16 term (SU term)—last date to add course without permission of the instructor
20SU16 term (I1 term) last date to drop course without receiving a grade
23Holiday—Victoria Day—university closed
26SU16 term (G1 term) last date to drop course without receiving a grade
27SU16 (S3 term) last date to add course with permission of instructor
27SU16 (J1 term) last date to drop a course without receiving a grade
30SU16 (I1 term) classes end
31SU16 (I2 term) classes begin
31100% refund for Summer term

June

DATEREMINDER
2SU16 (I2 term) last day to add course without permission of instructor
3SU16 (SU term) last date to add course with permission of instructor
3SU16 (S1 term) last date to drop course without receiving grade
6SU16 (I2 term) last day to add course with permission of instructor
6SU16 (J1 term) classes end
7Registration opens (FA16) and (WI17)
7SU16 (J2 term) classes begin
9SU16 (G1 term) classes end
10SU16 (J2 term) last date to add course without permission of instructor
13SU16 (J2 term) last date to add course with permission of instructor
13SU16 (J3 term) last date to add course without permission of instructor
13SU16 (I2 term ) last date to drop course without receiving a grade
1580% refund for summer term
15Administrative — All WI16 term or Y 16-17 term courses with blank or incomplete grades converted to F
17SU16 (S3 term) last date to drop course without receiving grade
17–25June 2016 Convocation
20SU16 (I2 term) classes end
20SU16 (J3 term) Last date to add course with permission of instructor
20SU16 (S1 term) classes end
21SU16 (I3 term) classes begin
22SU16 (S2 term) last date to drop course without receiving grade
23SU16 (I3 term) last date to add course without permission of instructor
24Registration & enrolment—online registration for SU16 term ends
24Last day to add or drop SU16 term courses online
27SU16—(S2 term) Classes begin
27SU16—(I3 term) Last date to add course with permission of instructor (manual form)
27SU16—(J2 term) last date to drop a course without receiving a grade (manual form)
3040% refund for summer term

July

DATEREMINDER
1Holiday—Canada Day—University closed
4SU16 (D2 term) classes begin
4SU16 (S2 term) last date to add course without permission of instructor (manual form)
4SU16 (I3 term) last date to drop a course without receiving a grade (manual form)
4SU16 (J3 term) last date to drop course without receiving a grade (manual form)
6SU16 (SU term) last date to drop course without receiving a grade (manual form)
7SU16 (D2 term) last date to add course without permission of instructor (manual form)
8SU16 (D2 term) last date to add course with permission of instructor (manual form)
8SU16 (J2 term) classes end
8SU16 (S2 term) last date to add course with permission of instructor (manual form)
15Academic petitions—Deadline to submit change of status for FA16 term
15SU16 (I3 term) classes end
15SU16 (S3 term) classes end
22SU16 (J3 term) classes end
22SU16 (D2 term) last date to drop course (manual form)
22Doctoral oral defence—Deadline for the Office of the Dean, Graduate studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from the graduate program directors for doctoral students expected to fulfill all Doctor of Philosophy requirements for October 2016 convocation.
29Deadline for the Office of the Dean, Graduate studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from the graduate program directors for master’s students expected to fulfill all requirements for October 2016 convocation
29SU16 (D2 term) classes end
30Program withdrawal for failure to maintain continuous registration (SU16)

August

DATEREMINDER
1Holiday—Civic Holiday (Simcoe Day)—University closed
8SU16 (SU term) classes end
8SU16 (S2 term) classes end
16Fall 2016 Registration deadline
17$200 late fee applied on [F16] Registrations
19Last date for students to hold thesis/dissertation exams to fulfill requirements for October 2016 convocation
26Submissions of Thesis/Dissertation—Last date to upload Electronic Thesis & Dissertation for Summer 2016 term

2016-2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016

September

DATEREMINDER
ReminderDeadline to register for Fall 2016 term is August 16
ReminderLate Registration fee for Fall term 2016 applied August 17
5Holiday—Labour Day—university closed
8[F16] term and Fall/Winter [Y] term classes begin
10Fall term [F16] fees payable and due
15Administrative Deadline - Last date for graduate programs to submit summer term grades to the Registrar’s Office
21[F16] term – ([F16] term & [Y16-17] term) Last date to add course without permission of instructor
30100% refund date for fall term

October

DATEREMINDER
5[F16] term—Last date to add course with permission of instructor
10Holiday—Thanksgiving—university closed
1580% refund date for fall term
15Administrative—All [SU16] term courses with blank or incomplete grades converted to F
19[Y16-17] term—Last date to add course with permission of instructor
19–21Fall 2016 Convocation
24Online registration for Fall 2016 term ends
27–30Fall Reading Days
3140% refund date for fall term

November

DATEREMINDER
11[F16] term—Last date to drop course without receiving a grade (manual form)
15Academic petitions—deadline to submit change of status for Winter 2017 term
30Program withdrawal for failure to maintain continuous registration [F16]

December

DATEREMINDER
5[F16] term classes end
6Fall study day
7Fall exams begin
12Doctoral/Masters defence—Last day to hold exams in the [F16] term
13Winter 2017 Registration deadline
14Winter 2017 Late fee applied on [W17] Registrations
19Submissions of Thesis/Dissertation—Last date to upload Electronic Thesis & Dissertation for Fall 2016 term
22Fall term exams end
23–Jan 2Holiday Break—unversity closed

Winter 2017

January

DATEREMINDER
ReminderDeadline to register for Winter 2017 term is December 15, 2016
ReminderLate Registration fee for Winter term 2017 applied December 16, 2016
5[W17] term classes begin
10Winter term fees due and payable
15Deadline for graduate programs to submit [F16] term grades to Registrar’s Office
18[W17] term—Last date to add course without permission of instructor
24Online Registration ends for Winter 2017 term
31100% refund winter term

February

DATEREMINDER
1[W17] term—Last date to add course with permission of instructor
10[Y16–17] term—last date to drop course without receiving a grade
1580% refund for winter term
15Administrative—All [F16] term courses with blank or incomplete grades converted to F
18–24Reading week
20Holiday—Family Day—university closed
2840% refund for winter term
28Program withdrawal for failure to maintain continuous registration [W17]

March

DATEREMINDER
TBCSummer 2017 Registration and Enrolment—access opens online
10[W17] term—last date to drop course without receiving grade
15Academic petitions—deadline to submit change of status for [SU17] term (e.g. leave of absence, change to part-time/full-time, extension of time)
17Deadline for the Office of the Dean, Graduate studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from the graduate program directors for doctoral students expected to fulfill all Doctor of Philosophy requirements for June 2016 convocation
31Deadline for the Office of the Dean, Graduate studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from the graduate program directors for master’s students expected to fulfill all requirements for June 2017 convocation

April

DATEREMINDER
5[W17] and [Y16-17] term classes end
5Last day to submit winter term work
6Winter term study day
7[W] and [Y] term exams begin
14Holiday—Good Friday—university closed
17Last date for students to hold thesis/dissertation exams to fulfill requirements for June 2016 convocation
24[W] and [Y] term exams end
24Submissions of Thesis/Dissertation—Last date to upload Electronic Thesis & Dissertation for Winter 2017 term
30All degree requirements, including final grades, must be met by April 30, 2017 to convocate in June 2017

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