Schedule of Dates for the 2018 - 2019 Academic Year

III. Schedule of Dates

The dates for the 2018-2019 academic year are listed by semester below as follows:

Summer Semester 2018
Fall Semester 2018
Winter Semester 2019

Summer Semester 2018 (12 Week Format)

Tuesday, May 1

  • Last day for applications for external and internal program transfer to Fall Semester 2018 for all programs except D.V.M.

Friday, May 4

  • Last day to apply via hard copy to graduate at Summer 2018 Convocation (late application fee still in effect)

Wednesday, May 9

  • Add period begins

Thursday, May 10

  • Classes commence

Friday, May 11

  • Last day to submit co-op work performance evaluations and learning goals reflections for Winter Semester 2018

Monday, May 14

  • New student course selection for F18 begins

Wednesday, May 16

  • Last day to submit co-op work semester reports for Winter Semester 2018

Friday, May 18

  • Add period ends
  • Last day to drop two-semester courses (W18/S18)
  • Last day for clearance to graduate at Summer 2018 Convocation
  • Last day to submit co-op learning goals for Summer Semester 2018

Monday, May 21

  • Holiday--NO CLASSES SCHEDULED--classes rescheduled to Thursday, August 2

Friday, June 1

  • Ridgetown Campus Convocation

Monday, June 4

  • Course selection period for Fall Semester 2018 begins--In-course students (F18 new students can continue to add & drop F18 courses)

Friday, June 8

  • Course selection period for Fall Semester 2018 ends--In-course students (F18 new students can continue to add & drop F18 courses)

Monday, June 11

  • Summer 2018 Convocation ceremonies begin
  • Deferred examinations for Winter 2018 courses commence

Friday, June 15

  • Summer 2018 Convocation ceremonies end
  • Deferred examinations for Winter 2018 courses conclude

Thursday, June 21

  • Last day to apply to graduate at Fall 2018 Convocation without late application fee

Monday, July 2

  • Holiday--NO CLASSES SCHEDULED--classes rescheduled to Friday, August 3

Wednesday, July 4

  • Last day for Fall 2018 new student course selection

 Friday, July 6

  • 40th class day--Last day to drop one-semester courses
  • Last day to apply online to graduate at Fall 2018 Convocation (late application fee still in effect)

Wednesday, August 1

  • Last day for regularly scheduled classes

Thursday, August 2

  • Classes rescheduled from Monday, May 21, Monday schedule in effect

Friday, August 3

  • Classes rescheduled from Monday, July 2, Monday schedule in effect
  • Classes conclude

Monday, August 6

  • Holiday

Thursday, August 9

  • Examinations commence

Saturday, August 11

  • Examinations scheduled

Friday, August 17

  • Examinations conclude

Monday, August 20

  • Add period for Fall Semester 2018 begins

Summer Session 2018 (6 Week Format)

Wednesday, May 9

  • Add period begins

Thursday, May 10

  • Classes commence

Monday, May 14

  • Last day to add Summer Session courses

Monday, May 21

  • Holiday-- NO CLASSES SCHEDULED--classes rescheduled to Thursday, June 21

Thursday, June 7

  • Last day to drop Summer Session courses 

Wednesday, June 20

  • Last day for regularly scheduled classes

Thursday, June 21

  • Classes rescheduled from Monday, May 21, Monday schedule in effect
  • Classes conclude

Monday, June 25

  • Summer Session I examinations commence

Friday, June 29

  • Summer Session I examinations conclude

Fall Semester 2018

Monday, August 20

  • Add period for Fall Semester 2018 begins

Monday, September 3

  • Holiday

Thursday, September 6

  • Classes commence

Friday, September 7

  • Last day to submit co-op work performance evaluations and learning goals reflections for Summer Semester 2018
  • Last day to apply via hard copy to graduate at Fall 2018 Convocation (late application fee still in effect)

Wednesday, September 12

  • Last day to submit co-op work semester reports for Summer Semester 2018

Friday, September 14

  • Add period ends
  • Last day to drop two-semester courses (S18/F18)

Friday, September 21

  • Last day for clearance to graduate at Fall 2018 Convocation
  • Last day to submit co-op learning goals for Fall Semester 2018

Monday, October 8

  • Holiday--NO CLASSES SCHEDULED -- classes rescheduled to Friday, November 30

Tuesday, October 9

  • Fall Study Break Day - NO CLASSES SCHEDULED -- classes rescheduled to Thursday, November 29

Wednesday, October 10

  • Course selection period for Winter Semester 2019 begins--In-course students

Monday, October 15

  • Fall 2018 Convocation ceremonies begin
  • Deferred examinations for Summer 2018 courses commence

Tuesday, October 16

  • Fall 2018 Convocation ceremonies end

Friday, October 19

  • Deferred examinations for Summer 2018 courses conclude
  • Last day to apply to graduate at Winter 2019 Convocation without late application fee

Thursday, November 1

  • Course selection period for Winter Semester 2019 ends--In-course students

Friday, November 2

  • 40th class day--Last day to drop one-semester courses
  • Last day to apply online to graduate at Winter 2019 Convocation (late application fee still in effect)

Thursday, November 15

  • Last day for external and internal applications for admission to Winter Semester 2019 for all programs with Winter entry 

Wednesday, November 28

  • Last day for regularly scheduled classes

Thursday, November 29

  • Classes rescheduled from Tuesday, October 9, Tuesday schedule in effect

Friday, November 30

  • Classes rescheduled from Monday, October 8, Monday schedule in effect
  • Classes conclude
  • Last day for applications from in-course students for admission into the Co-op option of B.A. (Psychology); B.Comm. (Accounting); B.Sc.  (Biochemistry, Biological & Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Chemistry, Biomedical Toxicology); and B.Sc.(Env.) for Winter Semester 2019

Saturday, December 1

  • Last day for applications to D.V.M. for Fall 2019 (Canadian applicants)

Monday, December 3

  • Examinations commence

Saturday, December 8

  • Examinations scheduled

Monday, December 10

  • Add period for Winter Semester 2019 begins

Friday, December 14

  • Examinations conclude

D.V.M. Fall Semester 2018

Monday, September 3

  • Holiday--NO CLASSES SCHEDULED (Phases 1, 2, 3)
  • Summer rotations with case-care responsibilities continue (Phase 4)

Tuesday, September 4

  • Classes commence (Phases 1, 2, 3)
  • Rotations commence (Phase 4)

Monday, October 8

  • Holiday--NO CLASSES SCHEDULED (Phases 1, 2, 3)
  • Rotations with case-care responsibilities continue (Phase 4)

Tuesday, October 9

  • Fall Study Break Day - NO CLASSES SCHEDULED (Phases 1, 2, 3)
  • Rotations begin or continue as scheduled (Phase 4)

Friday, December 14

  • Classes conclude (Phases 1, 2, 3)
  • Rotations conclude (Phase 4)

Winter Semester 2019

Monday, December 10

  • Add period for Winter Semester 2019 begins

Friday, January 4

  • Last day to apply via hard copy to graduate at Winter 2019 Convocation (late application fee still in effect)

Monday, January 7

  • Classes commence

Tuesday, January 8

  • Last day to submit co-op work performance evaluations and learning goals reflections for Fall Semester 2018

Friday, January 11

  • Add period ends
  • Last day to drop two-semester courses (F18/W19)
  • Last day to submit co-op work semester reports for Fall Semester 2018

Friday, January 18

  • Last day for clearance to graduate at Winter 2019 Convocation
  • Last day to submit co-op learning goals for Winter Semester 2019

Friday, January 25

  • Last day to apply for international exchange, field schools and semester abroad programs departing in Summer Semester 2019, Fall 2019 or Winter 2020 

Monday, February 4

  • Deferred examinations for Fall 2018 courses commence

Friday, February 8

  • Deferred examinations for Fall 2018 courses conclude

Friday, February 15

  • Last day to apply to graduate at Summer 2019 Convocation without late application fee

Monday, February 18

  • Winter Break begins--NO CLASSES SCHEDULED THIS WEEK
  • Holiday

Tuesday, February 19

  • Winter 2019 Convocation ceremonies begin

Friday, February 22

  • Winter Break ends
  • Winter 2019 Convocation ceremonies end

Monday, February 25

  • Classes resume

Monday, March 4

  • Course selection period for Summer Semester 2019 and Fall Semester 2019 begins--In-course students

Friday, March 8

  • 40th class day--Last day to drop one-semester courses
  • Last day to apply online to graduate at Summer 2019 Convocation (late application fee still in effect)

Friday, March 15

  • Last day for external and internal applications for admission to Summer Semester 2019 for all programs with Summer entry

Monday, March 25

  • Course selection period for Summer Semester 2019 and Fall Semester 2019 ends--In-course students

Friday, April 5

  • Classes conclude
  • Last day for applications from in-course students for admission into the Co-op option of B.A. (Economics, Mathematical Economics); B.A.Sc.; B.Comm. (all programs except Accounting); B. Comp.; B.Eng.; B.Sc. (Biological & Medical Physics, Chemical Physics, Food Science, Microbiology, Nanoscience, Physics) for Fall Semester 2019 

Monday, April 8

  • Examinations commence

Saturday, April 13

  • Examinations scheduled

Friday, April 19

  • Holiday – NO EXAMS SCHEDULED

Monday, April 22

  • Examinations conclude

D.V.M. Winter Semester 2019

Monday, January 7

  • Classes resume (Phases 1, 2, 3)
  • Rotations resume (Phase 4)

Monday, February 18

  • Rotations with case-care responsibilities continue this week (Phase 4)
  • Winter Break begins--NO CLASSES SCHEDULED THIS WEEK (Phases 1, 2, 3)
  • Holiday

Friday, February 22

  • Winter Break ends (Phases 1, 2, 3)

Monday, February 25

  • Classes resume (Phases 1, 2, 3)

Friday, April 5

  • Classes conclude (Phases 1, 2, 3)

Monday, April 8

  • Laboratory evaluations commence (Phases 1, 2, 3)

Friday, April 12

  • Laboratory evaluations conclude (Phases 1, 2, 3)

Monday, April 15

  • Final examinations commence (Phases 1, 2, 3)

Friday, April 19

  • Rotations conclude (Phase 4)
  • Holiday

Monday, April 22

  • Summative examinations commence (Phase 4)

Friday, April 26

  • Final examinations conclude (Phases 1, 2, 3) 
  • Summative examinations conclude (Phase 4)

Monday, May 13

  • Externship begins (Phase 4)
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