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The Calendar of Academic Dates 2014-15 was originally approved by Senate in April 2011. This page contains the dates around which all other academic activities are built; however, the information on this page is not comprehensive.

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Fall 2014

  • Classes begin Tuesday, September 2 (except for Dentistry and Medicine students – please see faculty schedules)
  • Add/Drop deadline Tuesday, September 16
  • Course or University Withdrawal with refund deadline Tuesday, September 23
  • Course or University Withdrawal with no refund deadline Tuesday, October 14
  • Classes end Thursday, December 4*
  • Exams begin Monday, December 8
  • Exams end Friday, December 19 (10 days, including evening exams)

* On Thursday, December 4, the normal Thursday schedule of course lectures, labs and conferences activities will be replaced by a Monday schedule to make up for a shortfall of Mondays in the fall term.

Class end dates by schedule pattern

End dates by schedule pattern
M* Thursday, Dec. 4**
MW & MWF Wednesday, Dec. 3
MTR Tuesday, Dec. 2
WF, TRF & F Friday, Nov. 28
TR & R Thursday, Nov. 27
Wednesday, Nov. 26
T Tuesday, Nov. 25

Based on a norm of 39 contact hours per 3 credits, class end dates will vary according to the schedule pattern.

* The schedule patterns in this table follow the same convention as course listings in Minerva, where M = Monday, T = Tuesday, W = Wednesday, R = Thursday and F = Friday. Each pattern indicates the days on which a course is normally held – for example, a course with a MWF pattern is normally held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
** Thursday, Dec 4 will follow a Monday schedule.

Legal holidays

Administrative offices are closed on the following dates:

  • Labour Day: Monday, September 1
  • Thanksgiving: Monday, October 13
  • Holiday break: Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014 to Friday, January 2, 2015 inclusive

Library hours are available on the Library website.

 

Winter 2015

  • Classes begin Monday, January 5
  • Add/Drop deadline Tuesday, January 20
  • Course or University Withdrawal with refund deadline Tuesday, January 27
  • Course or University Withdrawal with no refund deadline Tuesday, February 17
  • Study break from March 2 to 6 (some exceptions apply)
  • Classes end Tuesday, April 14*
  • Exams begin Thursday, April 16
  • Exams end Wednesday, April 29 (10 days, including evening exams)

* On Tuesday, April 14, the normal Tuesday schedule of course lectures, labs and conferences activities will be replaced by a Friday schedule to make up for a shortfall of Fridays in the fall term.

Class end dates by schedule pattern

End dates by schedule pattern
MWF, TRF, WF & F*  Tuesday, April 14**
TR, MTR & R  Thursday, April 9
MW & W  Monday, April 13
T  Tuesday, April 7
M  Monday, April 13

Based on a norm of 39 contact hours per 3 credits, class end dates will vary according to the schedule pattern.

* The schedule patterns in this table follow the same convention as course listings in Minerva, where M = Monday, T = Tuesday, W = Wednesday, R = Thursday and F = Friday. Each pattern indicates the days on which a course is normally held – for example, a course with a MWF pattern is normally held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

** Tuesday, April 14 will follow a Friday schedule.

Legal holidays

Administrative offices are closed on the following dates:

  • Holiday break: Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014 to Friday, January 2, 2015 inclusive
  • New Year’s Day, Thursday, January 1
  • Good Friday: April 3
  • Easter Monday: April 6

Library hours are available on the Library website.