Research proposal submission deadlines during the July 1-3, 2020 extended Canada Day university closure

The University of Guelph’s extended Canada Day break begins, Wednesday July 1st, 2020. The University re-opens on Monday, July 6th 2020.

Specific Research Alerts with new deadlines have been issued for calls that are known at this time. Only a skeletal staff in the Office of Research Services will work July 2 and 3 to process emergency files and those received before the shutdown. As with all late submissions, review will be commensurate with time available.  No internal deadlines will be posted between June 30, 2020 and July 3, 3020.

The schedule for submissions that are not subject to updated Research Alerts is outlined below:

Internal Deadline to Office of Research Services External Deadline Posted by Sponsor
Friday June 26, 2020 Thursday July 2, 2020
Friday June 26, 2020 Friday July 3, 2020
Monday June 29, 2020 Monday July 6, 2020
Tuesday June 30, 2020 Tuesday July 7, 2020

Other deadlines may apply, depending on the level of review required. Please consult the relevant Research Alert for specific, applicable deadlines.

Submissions are to include a signed OR-5 Form along with a budget, proposal and/or copy of agreement or award documentation e-mailed to

If you have any concerns about being able to meet these deadlines, please contact Jill Rogers, Managing Director, Research Operations at

Alert Classifications
Research Management and Support

Health and Life Sciences
Information and Communications Technology
Physical Sciences and Engineering
Social Sciences