Key academic dates

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Fall 2020

Key Academic Dates & Other Important Dates

The Key Academic Dates found below are those approved by Senate in May 2019.

Note 2: On Thursday, December 3, the normal Thursday schedule of course lectures, labs and conferences will be replaced by a Monday schedule. To assist you in determining which courses will be taught on that day, please consult the table below.

Other important dates built around the Key Academic Dates include:

There are many other types of deadlines and events that you may need to be aware of (e.g., registration start and end dates, thesis deadlines, convocation dates, fee payment deadlines) which can be found here.

Class start and end dates by schedule pattern

Class start and end dates vary according to the schedule pattern and on what day, if applicable, the make-up lecture day is held. See note below for schedule pattern(s) that require the make-up lecture day.2
If your course has a
schedule pattern of:
Your first class is on: Your last class is on:
Monday (M)2 Monday, Sept. 14 Monday, Dec. 7
Tuesday (T) Tuesday, Sept. 8 Tuesday, Dec. 1
Wednesday (W) Wednesday, Sep. 2 Wednesday, Nov. 25
Thursday (R) Thursday, Sept. 3 Thursday, Nov. 26
Friday (F) Friday, Sept. 4 Friday, Nov. 27
Mon-Wed (MW)2 Wednesday, Sept. 2 Thursday, Dec. 32
Mon-Wed-Fri (MWF)2 Wednesday, Sept. 2 Thursday, Dec. 32
Wed-Fri (WF) Wednesday, Sept. 2 Friday, Nov. 27
Tues-Thurs (TR) Thursday, Sept. 3 Tuesday, Dec. 1
Mon-Tues-Thurs (MTR)2 Thursday, Sept. 3 Monday, Dec. 7
Tues-Thurs-Fri (TRF) Thursday, Sept. 3 Tuesday, Dec. 1
2Thursday, Dec. 3 is the make-up lecture day for Monday classes and will follow a Monday schedule.

The schedule patterns in this table follow the same convention as course listings in Minerva Class Schedule. Each pattern indicates the days on which a course is normally held – for example, a course with a MWF pattern is held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Legal holidays

Administrative offices are closed on the following dates:

  • Labour Day: Monday, September 7
  • Thanksgiving: Monday, October 12
  • Holiday break: Thursday, December 24, 2020 to Sunday, January 3, 2021 inclusive

Library hours are available on the Library website.

 


Winter 2021

Key Academic Dates & Other Important Dates

The Key Academic Dates found below are those approved by Senate in May 2019.

Note 3: On Tuesday, April 13, the normal Tuesday schedule of course lectures, labs and conferences will be replaced by a Friday schedule. To assist you in determining which courses will be taught on that day, please consult the table below.

Other important dates built around the Key Academic Dates include:

There are many other types of deadlines and events that you may need to be aware of (e.g., registration start and end dates, thesis deadlines, convocation dates, fee payment deadlines) which can be found here.

Class start and end dates by schedule pattern

Class start and end dates vary according to the schedule pattern and on what day, if applicable, the make-up lecture day is held.3
If your course has a
schedule pattern of:
Your first class is on: Your last class is on:
Monday (M) Monday, Jan. 4 Monday, Apr. 12
Tuesday (T) Tuesday, Jan. 5 Tuesday, Apr. 6
Wednesday (W) Wednesday, Jan. 6 Wednesday, Apr. 7
Thursday (R) Thursday, Jan. 7 Thursday, Apr. 8
Friday (F)3 Friday, Jan. 8 Tuesday, Apr. 133
Mon-Wed (MW) Monday, Jan. 4 Monday, Apr. 12
Mon-Wed-Fri (MWF)3 Monday, Jan. 4 Tuesday, Apr. 133
Wed-Fri (WF)3 Wednesday, Jan. 6 Tuesday, Apr. 133
Tues-Thurs (TR) Tuesday, Jan. 5 Thursday, Apr. 8
Mon-Tues-Thurs (MTR) Monday, Jan. 4 Monday, Apr. 12
Tues-Thurs-Fri (TRF)3 Tuesday, Jan. 5 Tuesday, Apr. 133
3Tuesday, Apr. 13 is the make-up lecture day for Friday classes and will follow a Friday schedule.

The schedule patterns in this table follow the same convention as course listings in Minerva Class Schedule. Each pattern indicates the days on which a course is normally held – for example, a course with a MWF pattern is held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Legal holidays

Administrative offices are closed on the following dates:

  • Holiday break: Thursday, December 24, 2020 to Sunday, January 3, 2021 inclusive
  • Good Friday: April 2, 2021
  • Easter Monday: April 5, 2021

Library hours are available on the Library website.

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