Key Dates, 2012–2013

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Key Dates, 2012–2013

These dates are a general guideline. See for a complete list. Check Class Schedule at for the precise dates of your course.

Application deadline. June 1, 2012 October 1, 2012
Registration using Minerva for returning Continuing Education – Faculty of Education students. March 27, 2012 March 27, 2012
Registration using Minerva for courses and programs for returning program students. June 12, 2012 October 11, 2012
Registration using Minerva for returning Continuing Studies Special Students and newly admitted students for courses and programs. June 19, 2012 October 18, 2012
Deadline for students to register for courses without a late registration fee. September 4, 2012 January 7, 2013
Late registration period with late registration fee ($25 for Continuing Studies). September 5–18, 2012 January 8–22, 2013
Course Change (drop/add) deadline September 18, 2012 January 22, 2013
Deadline to web withdraw (grade of "W") with fee refund from Continuing Studies credit courses (less $20). September 25, 2012 January 29, 2013
Deadline to withdraw from courses (grade of "W") or University withdrawal (grade "W--") with NO refund. October 16, 2012 February 19, 2013
Last day for students to request fee exemptions and to submit legal documents for proof of Canadian citizenship and proof of Quebec residency to the School of Continuing Studies. Documents received after this date will be updated for the following term only. December 1, 2012 April 1, 2013

LECTURES Fall Term Winter Term
Lectures begin in all credit courses and non-credit language courses. September 4, 2012 January 7, 2013
Lectures begin in Special Intensive English and Special Intensive French. September 10, 2012 January 14, 2013
Lectures begin in non-credit Career and Professional Development courses. (These dates may change depending on the course. Refer to the course listing at for the most up-to-date information.) September 12, 2012 January 7, 2013
Last day of lectures for courses. December 4, 2012 April 16, 2013
Online course evaluation period:

Evaluations available for completion on Mercury through Minerva.

November 12–December 5, 2012 March 18–April 16 2013
IMPORTANT NOTE: The normal Tuesday schedule of course activities is cancelled for December 4, 2012. In its place, all lectures, labs, conferences, and other course-related activities that are normally held on Monday will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. This change in schedule is to make up for activities that were cancelled on Monday, October 8, 2012 due to Thanksgiving Day.

EXAMINATIONS Fall Term Winter Term
Examination period December 6–19, 2012 April 17–30, 2013
Application deadline for deferred examinations January 15, 2013 May 15, 2013

Victoria Day May 21, 2012
La Fête Nationale du Québec June 25, 2012
Canada Day July 2, 2012
Labour Day September 3, 2012
Thanksgiving October 8, 2012
Christmas and New Year December 24, 2012 – January 1, 2013
Study Break March 3–9, 2013
Easter March 29 and April 1, 2013
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2012-2013 (last updated Apr. 26, 2012) (disclaimer)
School of Continuing Studies—2012-2013 (last updated Apr. 26, 2012) (disclaimer)