Important dates

January 3University re-opens
January 3 or 10Most formal graduate courses and seminars begin either on January 3 or January 10, depending on the graduate unit. Please consult with your graduate unit(s) to confirm when your courses will begin.(5)
January 7Coursework must be completed and grades submitted for Fall session courses(4)
January 10Recommended tuition fee payment deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Winter session (i.e., those who were not registered in the previous Fall session) to ensure payment is received by the registration deadline of January 24, and to avoid cancellation of registration and course enrolment(2)(3)
January 12Grades for Fall session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
January 17Final date to submit doctoral theses without payment of incidental Winter session fees(9)
January 17Final date to add Winter session courses
January 21Final date for receipt of master’s degree recommendations from graduate units and submission of any required theses for March or June graduation for master’s students without fees being charged for the Winter session(7)
January 21Final date for all students to request that their degrees be conferred in absentia in March
January 21Final date to submit final doctoral theses for March graduation in absentia(6)
January 21Students dually registered in the Fall session must be recommended for the master’s degree by this date to maintain their PhD registration(7)(10)
January 24Registration deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Winter (January to April) session; after this date, a late registration fee will be assessed. Minimum required payment due (unpaid fees from previous session[s] + 100% of current Winter session tuition fee charges).(2)
January 31Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Winter (January to April) session tuition and non-tuition fees for students registered in the Winter session only, except for those who have successfully registered without payment because they are receiving a full funding package via a research stipend, a major award or scholarship, teaching assistantships, tuition waiver, and/or sponsorships. Monthly service charges will begin accruing on February 15.(3)
FebruarySome Faculties offer a Winter session reading week, although SGS regulations do not require this. For example, the Faculty of Arts and Science Winter session reading week takes place from February 21 to 25. To find out if your Faculty has a reading week, please contact them directly.
February 20Final date to drop full-year and Winter session courses without academic penalty(8)
February 21Family Day (University closed)(1)
MarchMarch graduation in absentia information is posted at governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/convocation
AprilFor the last day of Winter classes, consult your graduate unit(s)
April 14Final date for receipt of master’s degree recommendations from graduate units and submission of any required theses from master’s students for June Convocation(7)
April 14Final date for submission of final doctoral theses for students whose degrees are to be conferred at the June Convocation(6)
April 14Students dually registered in the Winter session must be recommended for the master’s degree by this date to maintain their PhD registration(7)(10)
April 15Good Friday (University closed)(1)
April 21For students obtaining degrees at June Convocation, coursework must be completed and grades submitted for full-year and Winter session courses
April 22Recommended tuition fee payment deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Summer session to ensure payment is received by the registration deadline of May 6, and to avoid cancellation of registration and course enrolment(2)(3)
April 30Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Fall/Winter (September to April) session tuition and non-tuition fees for students who have successfully registered without payment because they are receiving a full funding package via a research stipend, a major award or scholarship, teaching assistantships, and/or sponsorships. Monthly service charges will begin accruing on May 15.(2)(3)

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