Important Dates

 Fall 2017

  • Orientation Week for New Students is August 28 to September 3
  • Classes begin on Tuesday, September 5 (except for Dentistry and Medicine students, please see faculty schedules)
  • ​Add/Drop deadline is Tuesday, September 19
  • Last day to withdraw from a Fall 2017 course ​WITH refund is Tuesday, September 26
  • ​Last day to withdraw from a Fall 2017 course WITHOUT refund is Tuesday, October 31
  • Classes end on Thursday, December 7*
  • Exams begin on Friday, December 8
  • Study Weekend December 9 and 10
  • Exams end on Thursday December 21

* On Thursday, December 7, the normal Thursday schedule of course lectures, labs and conferences will be replaced by a Monday schedule, to make up for the Monday holidays during the semester.

Winter 2018

  • Orientation for New Students is January 5, 2018
  • ​Classes begin on Monday, January 8
  • ​Add/Drop deadline is Tuesday, January 23
  • ​Last day to withdraw from a Winter 2018 course WITH refund is Tuesday, January 30
  • Last day to withdraw from a Winter 2018 course WITHOUT refund is Tuesday, March 13
  • Reading Week from March 5 to March 9 (some exceptions apply)
  • Study Weekend April 14 and 15
  • Classes end on Monday, April 16
  • Exams begin on Tuesday, April 17
  • Exams end on Monday, April 30 


**Please note: In the event of a discrepancy between the dates on this page and the official Important Dates website, the latter shall prevail.

Additional Information

Information for Newly-Admitted Students

Key Academic Dates website

All 2017-2018 Important Dates

Complete 2017-2018 Academic eCalendar

Exams website 

Exam dates