Important Dates

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

2017-2018 Academic Year

Fall 2017

September

DateReminder
ReminderDeadline to register for Fall [FA17] term is August 15.
ReminderLate Registration fee for Fall [FA17] term applied August 16 ($200).
4Holiday—Labour Day—University closed.
7Term classes begin, Fall term [FA17] and Fall/Winter [Y17-18] term.
10Deadline for payment of fees, Fall term [FA17].
15Administrative Deadline—Last day for graduate programs to submit summer term grades to the Registrar’s Office.
20Last day to add course without permission of instructor, Fall [FA17] term and Fall/Winter [Y17-18].
30100% refund date for Fall [FA17] term.

October

DateReminder
4Last day to add course with permission of instructor, Fall [FA17] term.
9Holiday—Thanksgiving holiday—University closed.
1580% refund date for Fall [FA17] term.
15Administrative Deadline—All summer [SU17] term courses with blank or incomplete grades converted to F.
18Last day to add course with permission of instructor, Fall/Winter [Y17-18] term.
18–20Fall 2017 Convocation.
23Online registration for Fall [FA17] term ends.
24Deadline to apply to graduate at a 2017 convocation (for February convocation).
26–29Fall Reading Days (no classes; University open).
3140% refund date for Fall [FA17] term.

November

DateReminder
1Last day for students to submit to program office Research Proposals for Ethics approval to begin in January 2018.
10Last day to drop course without receiving a grade (manual form), Fall [FA17] term.
10Last day for programs to submit Research Proposals to FGS for Ethics approval to begin in January 2018.
14Deadline for FGS to receive recommendations for oral examinations from graduate programs for doctoral students (must be received by FGS by this date).
15Deadline to submit Academic Petition (e.g. leave of absence, change to part-time/full-time registration, extension of program time limits, reinstatement) for Winter [WI18] term.
21Deadline to receive recommendations for oral examinations from graduate programs for Master’s students (must be received by FGS by this date).
30Program withdrawal for failure to maintain continuous registration, Fall [FA17] term.

December

DateReminder
4Fall [FA17] term classes end.
5Deadline to submit Fall [FA17] term work.
5Fall study day (no classes; University open).
6–21Fall term examinations.
12Last day to hold Doctoral/Master’s defence exams in the Fall [FA17] term.
15Deadline to register for Winter [WI18] term.
16Late registration fee for Winter [WI18] term will be applied.
19Last day to upload Electronic Thesis & Dissertation for Fall [FA17] term.
23–Jan 2Winter Break—University closed.

Winter 2018

January

DateReminder
ReminderDeadline to register for Winter [WI18] term is December 15, 2017.
ReminderLate registration fee for Winter [WI17] term applied December 16, 2017.
4Winter [WI18] term classes begin.
10Deadline for payment of fees, Winter [WI18] term.
15Deadline for graduate programs to submit Fall [F17] term grades to Registrar’s Office.
15Last day to upload Electronic Thesis & Dissertation for February 2018 degree conferral.
17Last day to add course without permission of instructor, Winter [WI18] term.
23Online Registration ends for Winter [WI18] term.
31100% refund Winter [WI18] term.
31Last day to add course with permission of instructor, Winter [WI18] term.

February

DateReminder
9Last day to drop course without receiving a grade, Fall/Winter [Y17-18] term.
1580% refund for Winter [WI18] term.
15Administrative Deadline—All Fall [FA17] term courses with blank or incomplete grades converted to F.
17–23Reading week (no classes; University open).
19Holiday—Family Day—University closed.
2840% refund for winter [WI18] term.
28Program withdrawal for failure to maintain continuous registration, Winter [WI18] term.

March

DateReminder
6Summer 2018 Registration and Enrolment online access begins.
9Last day to drop course without receiving grade, Winter [WI18] term.
15Deadline to submit Academic Petition (e.g. leave of absence, change to part-time/full-time registration, extension of program time limits, reinstatement) for Summer [SU18] term.
16Deadline for the Office of the Dean, Graduate Studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from graduate program directors for doctoral students expected to fulfill all Doctor of Philosophy requirements for June 2018 convocation.
29Deadline for the Office of the Dean, Graduate Studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from graduate program directors for master’s students expected to fulfill all requirements for June 2018 convocation.
30Holiday—Good Friday—University Closed.

April

DateReminder
5, 7–8Winter [WI18] term study days (no classes; University open).
5Last day to submit Winter [WI18] term work.
6Winter [WI18] term and Fall/Winter [Y17-18] term classes end.
9–23Winter [WI18, Y17-18] examinations.
16Last day for students to hold thesis/dissertation exams to fulfill part of the requirements in order to graduate for June 2018 convocation.
23Last day to upload Electronic Thesis & Dissertation for Winter [WI18] term and fulfill final requirements in order to graduate for June 2018 convocation.
30All degree requirements, including final grades, must be met by April 30, 2018 to convocate in June 2018.

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)
11Last day to submit Research Proposals for Ethics approval to FGS
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—university closed

Winter 2017

January

DATEREMINDER
ReminderDeadline to register for Winter 2017 term is December 13, 2016
ReminderLate Registration fee for Winter term 2017 applied December 14, 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
7Summer 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)
20Deadline 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 2017 convocation
27Deadline 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 day for students to hold thesis/dissertation exams to fulfill part of the requirements in order to graduate for June 2017 convocation.
24[W] and [Y] term exams end
24Last day to upload Electronic Thesis & Dissertation for Winter [WI17] term and fulfill final requirements in order to graduate for June 2017 convocation.
30All degree requirements, including final grades, must be met by April 30, 2017 in order to graduate for June 2017 convocation.

Summer 2017

May

DateReminder
ReminderSU17 Registration deadline is Monday April 24, 2017 — Please check the April 2017 calendar page for more information.
ReminderLate Registration fee for Summer term 2017 applied April 25.
1Summer [SU17] term(s) classes begin (I1, J1, S1, S3, SU terms).
3Last day to add course without permission of instructor, SU17 (I1 term).
4Last day to add course without permission of instructor, SU17 (J1 term).
5Last day to add course without permission of instructor, SU17 (S1 term);
Last day to add course with permission of instructor, SU17 (I1 term);
Last day to add course with permission of instructor, SU17 (J1 term).
9Last day to add course without permission of instructor, SU17 (S3 term).
10Deadline for payment of fees, Summer [SU17] terms.
12Last day to add course with permission of instructor, SU17 (S1 term);
Last day to drop course without receiving a grade, SU17 (I1 term).
15Last day to add course without permission of instructor, Summer [SU17] (SU term);
Deadline for graduate programs to submit Winter and Full-Year [W17 and Y16–17] term grades to Registrar’s Office.
19Last day to add course with permission of instructor, SU17 (S3 term);
Last day to drop course without receiving a grade, SU17 (J1 term);
Classes end, SU17 (I1 term).
22Victoria Day Holiday—University closed
23Summer [SU17] term classes begin (I2 term).
25Last day to add course without permission of instructor, SU17 (I2 term).
29Last day to add course with permission of instructor, SU17 (SU term);
Last day to add course with permission of instructor, SU17 (I2 term);
Classes begin, SU17 (J1 term).
30Classes begin, SU17 (J2, J3 terms).
31100% refund for Summer [SU17] term.

June

DateReminder
2Last day to add course without permission of instructor, SU17 (J2 term);
Last day to drop course without receiving a grade, SU17 (S1 term).
5Last day to add course without permission of instructor, SU17 (J3 term);
Last day to add course with permission of instructor, SU17 (J2 term);
Last day to drop course without receiving a grade, SU17 (I2 term).
6Registration Opens for Fall (FA17) and Winter (WI18).
12Classes end, SU17 (S1, I2 terms);
Last day to add course with permission of instructor, SU17 (J3 term).
13Classes begin, SU17 (I3 term).
1580% refund for summer term.
15Administrative Deadline — All Winter [WI17] term courses with blank or incomplete grades converted to F.
16Last day to drop course without receiving a grade, SU17 (S3 term).
16 to 24June 2017 Convocation.
19Classes begin, SU17 (S2 term);
Last day to add course with permission of instructor (manual form), SU17 (I3 term);
Last day to drop course without receiving a grade, SU17 (J2 term).
23Last day to add course without permission of instructor, SU17 (S2 term);
Online Registration and Enrollment ends, Summer (SU17).
26Classes end, SU17 (J2 term);
Last day to drop course without receiving a grade (manual form), SU17 (I3 term).
3040% refund for summer term.

July

DateReminder
3Canada Day Holiday—University closed.
4Classes start, SU17 (D2 term).
7Last day to add course without permission of instructor (manual form), SU17 (S2 term);
Last day to drop course without receiving a grade (manual form), SU17 (SU term).
10Classes end, SU17 (J3 term);
Last day to add course with permission of instructor, (manual form), SU17 (D2 term).
15Deadline to submit Academic Petitions for status changes for Fall (FA17) term (e.g. leave of absence, change to part-time/full-time registration, extension of program time limits, reinstatement)
21Last day to drop course without receiving a grade (manual form), SU17 (S2 term).
22Thesis/Dissertation Deadline — Last day for doctoral exam requests to be received at FGS for summer (SU17) term completion.
24Last day to drop course without receiving a grade (manual form), SU17 (D2 term).
28Thesis/Dissertation Deadline — Last day for master’s exam requests to be received at FGS for summer (SU17) term completion.
30Administration Deadline — Program withdrawal for failure to maintain continuous registration, summer (SU17) term.
31Classes end, SU17 (D2, S2, SU terms).

August

DateReminder
7Civic Holiday—University closed.
15Last day to register for Fall (FA17).
16$200 late fee applied on Fall (FA17) registration.
18Thesis/Dissertation Deadline — Last day for oral examination to be held to fulfill requirements for October 2017 convocation.
24Thesis/Dissertation Deadline — Last day to submit/upload Electronic Thesis and Dissertation for Summer 2017 term and to fulfill requirements for October 2017 convocation.
31All degree requirements, including final grades, must be met by August 31, 2017 in order to graduate for October 2017 convocation.

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