Important Dates

Latest updated – June 8th, 2022

July 1, 2022Canada Day (University closed)
July 4, 2022Final date to enroll in July-August S courses
July 18, 2022Registration for fall session opens.
July 22, 2022Final date to drop July-August S section courses without academic penalty
August 1, 2022Civic Holiday (University closed)
September 1, 2022Recommended tuition fee payment deadline to ensure payment is received by the deadline of September 16

Registration for Graduate Level PolSci courses opens
Sept 5, 2022Labour Day (University closed)
September 8, 2022Joint Undergraduate/Graduate courses begin
September 9, 2022TA Orientation Workshop #1
September 16, 2022Registration for Fall session ends
September 26, 2022Final date to register for Fall/Full-Year courses
September 30, 2022Final date to submit PhD theses to SGS to avoid the fee charges for 2019-20
October 10, 2022Thanksgiving Day (University closed)
October 31, 2022Final date to drop fall session full or half courses without academic penalty
December 7, 2022Last day of class for Fall session
December 21, 2022 until
January 1, 2023
University closed for Holidays
January 6, 2023Deadline to apply for PhD program
January 9, 2023Winter courses begin. Full-Year courses resume
January 13, 2023Deadline to apply for MA program

January 16, 2023Deadline to submit PhD thesis without fee payment for January session
January 20, 2023Deadline for receipt of degree recommendations for MA students without fees being charged for January session (applies to only 2nd year+ students).

Deadline to request degree conferral in absentia for March
January 23, 2023Final date to add winter session courses
February 20, 2023Family Day (University closed)
February 21-24, 2023Reading Week (University is open but no classes)
February 27, 2023Deadline to drop second-term or full-year courses without academic penalty
April 6, 2023Classes end
April 7, 2023Good Friday (University closed)
April 21, 2023Deadline for instructors to submit final grades to Grad Office for second-term and full-year courses for MA students convocating in June

Deadline for final PhD theses submission for degrees to be conferred at June Convocation.

Deadline for MAs to be recommended for graduation for degrees to be conferred at June convocation.
May 18, 2023Major Field Exams - Canadian, Comparative, Public Policy (tentative)
May 19, 2023Major Field Exams - IR, Theory, Development Studies (tentative)
August 17, 2023Major Field Exams - Canadian, Comparative, IR, Theory, Public Policy, Development Studies