SESSIONAL DATES | 2021-2022


Fall Term
July 19 Registration for Fall session begins
August 2 Civic Holiday (University closed)
September 1 at 10 am Orientation for new students
September 3 Coursework must be completed and grades submitted for Summer session courses and extended courses
September 6 Labour Day (University closed)
September 7 Most formal graduate courses and seminars begin
September 8 Grades for all Summer session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
September 10 Registration deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Fall (September to December) session; after this date, a late registration fee will be assessed. Minimum required payment due (unpaid fees from previous session[s] + 100% of current Fall tuition fee charges)
September 15 Final date to submit final doctoral theses to SGS to avoid fee charges for 2021-22
September 20 Final date to add full-year and Fall session courses
September 30 Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Fall (September to December) session
October 1 Final date to submit final doctoral theses for Fall Convocation
October 1 Final date for receipt of degree recommendations and submission of any required theses for master’s degrees for Fall Convocation without fees being charged for the Fall session
October 11 Thanksgiving Day (University closed)
October 25 Final date to drop Fall session courses without academic penalty
November Fall Convocation information info
November 8-12 Art & Science Reading Week.
November 30 Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Winter (January to April) session tuition and non-tuition fees for students registered in the Fall and Winter sessions
December 7 last day of Winter classes
December 18 Recommended tuition fee payment deadline
December 18 Recommended tuition fee payment deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Winter session
December 22, 2021 – December 31, 2022: University closed for the winter break

Spring (Winter) Term
January 10 University re-opens, winter session begins
January 3-10 University re-opens, most formal graduate courses and seminars
January 5 Grade submission deadline for fall-term Comparative Literature (Please set this date)
January 12 Grades for Fall session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
January 17 Final date to submit doctoral theses without payment of incidental Winter session fees
January 17 Registration deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Winter
January 17 Final date to add Winter session courses
January 21Final date for receipt of master’s degree recommendations from graduate units and submission of any required theses for March or June graduation
January 21 Final date for all students to request that their degrees be conferred in absentia in March
January 21 Final date to submit final doctoral theses for March graduation in absentia
January 21 Students dually registered in the Fall session must be recommended for the master’s degree by this date to maintain their PhD registration (7)
January 31 Payment deadline to avoid service charges
January 22-25: Arts & Science Reading Week
February 20 Final date to drop full-year and Winter session courses without academic penalty
February 21 Family Day (University closed)
March graduation in absentia information is posted at governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/convocation
April 11 last day of Winter classes
April 14: Final date for receipt of master’s degree recommendations from graduate units and submission of any required theses from master’s students for June Convocation
April 14 Final date for submission of final doctoral theses for students whose degrees are to be conferred at the June Convocation
April 14 Students dually registered in the Winter session must be recommended for the master’s degree by this date to maintain their PhD registration
April 15 Good Friday (University closed)
April 21 For students obtaining degrees at June Convocation, coursework must be completed and grades submitted for full-year and Winter session courses
April 16 Final date for receipt of master’s degree recommendations for June Convocation
April 16 Final date for submission of final doctoral theses for June Convocation
April 30 Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Fall/Winter (September to April) session
May 12 Comparative Literature grade submission deadline (Please set this date)
May 19 Winter session grades available for viewing by students on ACORN

Updated: July 16, 2021