Important Dates

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

2014-2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

September

DateReminder
1Labour Day — University closed.
3Fall term [F14] registration deadline; students registering after this date incur a $200 late registration fee.
4$200 late registration fee applied.
8Fall term [F14] and Fall/Winter term [Y14-15] classes start.
10Fall term [F14] fees payable and due.
10FGS New Student Orientation.
22Last day to add [F14] or [Y14-15] term course without permission of instructor.
30100% refund date for Fall term.

October

DateReminder
6Last day to add [F14] and [Y14-15] term course with permission of instructor.
13Thanksgiving — University closed.
15–17Fall 2014 Convocation.
1580% refund date for Fall term.
27Last day to drop [F14] term course.
27Online registration for Fall term ends.
29–Nov. 2Co-curricular days — no classes.
3140% refund date for Fall term.

November

DateReminder
15Academic petitions — deadline to submit change of status for Winter term [W15].
30Program withdrawal for failure to maintain continuous registration [F14].

December

DateReminder
7Fall term [F14] classes end.
9Fall term [F14] exams begin.
12Recommended last date for students to hold thesis/dissertation exams in Fall 2014 term
16Winter term [W15] registration deadline; students registering after this date incur a $200 late registration fee.
17Last day for students to submit final copy of thesis/ dissertation in Fall 2014 term
17$200 late fee applied [W15].
22Fall term exams end.
24–Jan. 2Holiday break — University closed.

Winter 2015

January

DateReminder
5Fall/Winter term [Y14-15] classes resume and Winter term [W15] classes start.
10Winter term [W15] fees due and payable.
19Last day to add Winter term [W15] class without permission of instructor.
27Registration ends for Winter term [W15].
27Last day to drop [W15] or [Y14-15] course.
27Last day to add [W15] term course with permission of instructor.
31100% refund date for Winter term.

February

DateReminder
14–20Reading Week - no classes.
1580% refund date for Winter term.
16Family Day - University closed.
2840% refund date for Winter term.
28Program withdrawal for failure to maintain continuous registration [W15].

March

DateReminder
3Summer term [S15] registration and enrolment — access opens online.
15Academic Petitions — deadline to submit change of status for [S15] term.

April

DateReminder
3Good Friday - University closed.
13Deadline for Graduate Studies to receive recommendations for Oral examinations from graduate program directors for Master's & Doctoral students expected to fulfill requirements for June 2015 convocation.
Updated
13Make up day for [W15] and [Y14-15] term Good Friday classes.
Updated
17Last day to drop [W15] and [Y14-15] courses without receiving a grade.
Updated
17Last day of [W15] and [Y14-15] term classes.
Updated
18Study day
Updated
19[W15] and [Y14-15] term exams begin.
Updated
May 3[W15] and [Y14-15] exams end.
Updated
May 4Last date for students to hold thesis/dissertation exams to fulfill requirements for June 2015 convocation.
Updated
May 11Submissions of Thesis/Dissertation — Last date to submit electronic thesis/dissertation for students planning to convocate in June 2015.
Updated
May 15All degree requirements, including final grades, must be met by this date to convocate in June 2015.

Summer 2015

May

DATEREMINDER
3[W15] and [Y14-15] term exams end
Updated
4Last date for students to hold thesis/dissertation exams to fulfill requirements for June 2015 convocation.
Updated
12Deadline to register for [S15]
Updated
13$200 late registration fee applied for [S15] term.
Updated
15Deadline for graduate programs to submit [W15] and [Y14-14] grades to the Registrar’s Office
Updated
18Holiday – Victoria Day – university closed
19Last date for graduate programs to submit completion information to Registrar's Office to qualify for June 2015 convocation.
Updated
19Summer terms [S1] and [SU] classes start
25Summer term [S15] fees payable and due
Updated
25[S15] term (S1 term) last day to add course without permission of the instructor
Updated
31100% refund for Summer term

June

DATEREMINDER
2Registration opens [F15] and [W16]
2[S15] term – (S1 term) last day to add course with permission of the instructor
Updated
2[S15] term – (SU term) last day to add course without permission of the instructor
Updated
12–20June 2015 Convocation
1580% refund for summer term
15Last day to receive petitions for [S15] term. Petitions for [S15] will not be accepted after this date.
15All [W15] term courses with blank grades converted to F
16[S15] – (SU term) last day to add course with permission of the instructor
Updated
16[S15] (S1 term) last day to drop course
Updated
23Last day to drop [S15] (SU) course online.
Updated
26Registration & enrolment – online registration for [S15] term ends
29Summer [S1] term classes end.
Updated
3040% refund for summer term

July

DATEREMINDER
1University closed – Canada Day holiday
15Academic petitions – Deadline to submit change of status for [F15] term
27Doctoral 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 2015 convocation.
30Program withdrawal for failure to maintain continuous registration [S15]

August

DATEREMINDER
3University closed – Civic Holiday
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 October 2015 convocation
19Summer (SU) term classes end
21Last date for students to hold thesis/dissertation exams to fulfill requirements for October 2015 convocation.
25Submissions of Thesis/ Dissertation – Last date to upload Electronic Thesis & Dissertation for Summer 2015 term.
28Submissions of Thesis/Dissertation – Thesis/dissertation must be submitted and accepted in the ETD (Electronic Thesis & Dissertation) system by this date for students planning to convocate in October 2015

2015-2016 Academic Year

Fall 2015

September

DATEREMINDER
1Deadline to register [F15] term
7University closed – Labour day
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.
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
15Last day to receive petitions for the FA15 term. FA15 petitions will not be accepted after this date.
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
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
20Last day to receive petitions for [W16] term. Petitions for [W16] will not be accepted after this date.
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
2840% 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
1Deadline to apply to Graduate for June 2016 convocation and to inform graduate program of your intention to convocate in June 2016. All degree requirements, including final grades, must be met by April 30, 2016 to convocation in June 2016.
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.
26Submissions of Thesis/ Dissertation – Last date to upload Electronic Thesis & Dissertation for Winter 2016 term.
29Submissions of Thesis/Dissertation – Thesis/dissertation must be submitted by this date for students planning to convocation in June 2016.

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