Important Dates

Please Note: Due to the CUPE 3903 Labour Disruption, please note that all FGS deadlines are subject to remediation when more information becomes available. Summer registration is currently open; the window to register for summer 2018 will be extended. Guiding principles and further details for graduate course and program remediation can be found at: Remediation Options and Guiding Principles for Graduate Students (.pdf)

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. *Extended until further notice
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. *Extended until further notice
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.
24Summer (SU18) registration deadline. *Extended to May 28.
25$200 fee applied to all late registrations. *Extended to May 29.
30All degree requirements, including final grades, must be met by April 30, 2018 to convocate in June 2018.
30Summer (SU18) term(s) classes begin (SU, S1, S2, S3, I1, J1 terms).

Summer 2018

May

Note: Due to the ongoing CUPE 3903 labour disruption, Summer 2018 sessional dates are currently under review. Please see Summer 2018 Sessional Dates for All Other Terms for dates relating to courses that have been approved to run by York University's Senate.
DateReminder
Note: SU18 Registration deadline is Tuesday April 24, 2018. A few summer term classes begin April 30, 2018. *Registration deadline extended to May 28.
2Last day to add course without permission of instructor, SU18 (I1 term).
3Last day to add course without permission of instructor, SU18 (J1 term).
4Last day to add course without permission of instructor, SU18 (S1 term);
Last day to add course with permission of instructor, SU18 (I1 term);
Last day to add course with permission of instructor, SU18 (J1 term).
8Last day to add course without permission of instructor, SU18 (S3 term).
8Deadline for payment of fees, Summer [SU18] terms.
11Last day to add course with permission of instructor, SU18 (S1 term);
Last day to drop course without receiving a grade, SU18 (I1 term).
14Last day to add course without permission of instructor, Summer [SU18] (SU term).
15Deadline for graduate programs to submit Winter [W18] term and Fall/Winter [Y17/18] grades to Registrar’s Office.
18Last day to add course with permission of instructor, SU18 (S3 term);
Last day to drop course without receiving a grade, SU18 (J1 term);
Classes end, SU18 (I1 term).
22Summer [SU18] term classes begin (I2 term).
24Last day to add course without permission of instructor, SU18 (I2 term).
28Last day to add course with permission of instructor, SU18 (SU term);
Last day to add course with permission of instructor, SU18 (I2 term);
Classes end, SU18 (J1 term);
Last day to drop course without receiving a grade, SU18 (S1 term).
29Classes begin, SU18 (J2, J3 terms).
31100% refund for Summer [SU18] term.

June

DateReminder
1Last day to add course without permission of instructor, SU18 (J2 term).
4Last day to add course without permission of instructor, SU18 (J3 term);
Last day to add course with permission of instructor, SU18 (J2 term);
Last day to drop course without receiving a grade, SU18 (I2 term).
5Registration Opens for Fall (FA18) and Winter (WI19) terms.
11Classes end, SU18 (S1, I2 terms);
Last day to add course with permission of instructor, SU18 (J3 term);
Last day to drop course without receiving a grade, SU 18 (S3 term).
12Classes begin, SU18 (I3 term).
14Last day to add course with permission of instructor (manual form), SU18 (I3 term).
1580% refund for summer term.
15Administrative Deadline—All Winter [WI18] term courses with blank or incomplete grades converted to F.
16–24June 2018 Convocation.
18Classes begin, SU18 (S2 term);
Last day to add course with permission of instructor, SU18 (I3 term);
Last day to drop course without receiving a grade, SU18 (J2 term).
22Last day to add course without permission of instructor, SU18 (S2 term);
Online Registration and Enrollment ends, Summer (SU18).
25Classes end, SU18 (J2 term);
Last day to drop course without receiving a grade (manual form), SU18 (I3 term, J3 term).
29Last day to add course with permission of instructor (manual form), SU18 (S2 term).
3040% refund for summer term.

July

DateReminder
2Canada Day Holiday—University closed.
3Classes start, SU18 (D2 term).
5Last day to drop course without receiving a grade (manual form), SU18 (SU term).
6Last day to add course without permission of instructor, SU18 (D2 term).
9Classes end, SU18 (J3 term);
Last day to add course with permission of instructor (manual form), SU18 (D2 term).
15Deadline to submit Academic Petitions for status changes for Fall (FA18) term (e.g. leave of absence, change to part-time/full-time registration, extension of program time limits, reinstatement).
16Last day to drop course without receiving a grade (manual form), SU18 (S2 term).
16Deadline for Graduate Programs to receive recommendations and paperwork for doctoral Oral Examinations to review and process.
23Deadline for the Faculty of Graduate Studies to receive recommendations for Oral examination from graduate program directors for doctoral students expected to fulfill all Doctor of Philosophy requirements for October 2018 convocation.
23Last day to drop course without receiving a grade (manual form), SU18 (D2 term).
23Deadline for Graduate Programs to receive recommendations and paperwork for master’s Oral Examinations to review and process.
30Deadline 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 October 2018 convocation.
30Administration Deadline—Program withdrawal for failure to maintain continuous registration, summer (SU18) term.
30Classes end, SU18 (D2, S2, SU terms).

August

DateReminder
6Simcoe Day Civic Holiday—University closed.
15Last day to register for Fall (FA18).
16$200 late fee applied on Fall (FA18) registrations.
17Thesis/Dissertation Deadline—Last day for oral examination to be held to fulfill requirements for October 2018 convocation.
24Thesis/Dissertation Deadline—Last day to submit/upload Electronic Thesis and Dissertation for Summer 2018 term and to fulfill requirements for October 2018 convocation.
31All degree requirements, including final grades, must be met by August 31, 2018 in order to be eligible to convocate in October 2018.

NEW: Summer 2018 Sessional Dates for All Other Terms

TermCourse Start DateLast Add date without Instructor PermissionLast Add date with Instructor PermissionLast Drop Date without receiving a gradeCourse End Date
SY
* previously appeared as SU
Monday, April 30, 2018Monday, May 14, 2018Monday, May 28, 2018Thursday, July 05, 2018Monday, July 30, 2018
S4
* previously appeared as S1
Monday, April 30, 2018Friday, May 04, 2018Friday, May 11, 2018Monday, May 28, 2018Monday, June 11, 2018
D2Tuesday, July 3, 2018Friday, July 06, 2018Monday, July 09, 2018Monday, July 23, 2018Monday, July 30, 2018
J5Monday, April 30, 2018Thursday, May 03, 2018Friday, May 04, 2018Friday, May 18, 2018Monday, May 28, 2018
J6Tuesday, May 29, 2018Friday, June 01, 2018Monday, June 04, 2018Monday, June 18, 2018Monday, June 25, 2018

2016-2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016

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