SESSIONAL DATES | 2024-2025

(updated May 30, 2024)

FALL 2024
July 15 Registration for Fall session begins
August 5 Civic Holiday (University closed)
August 23 Tuition fee payment deadline for students starting in Fall
September Orientation TBA
September 3 Most formal graduate courses and seminars begin
September 6 Deadline for graduate units to submit final grades for Summer session courses and extended courses
September 9 Complit seminars will begin
September 11Grades for all Summer session courses available on ACORN
September 13 Registration deadline for students starting in the Fall
September 16 Final date to submit approved doctoral theses for PhD students who have completed their Final Oral Exam earlier
September 18 Final date to add Fall session courses
September 30 Final date for Master’s students to complete degree requirements
October 14 Thanksgiving Day (University closed)
October 28 Final date to drop Fall session courses without academic penalty
October 28 November 1 Reading Week, no classes
December 2 or 9 The last day of classes before the winter break
December 20 Recommended tuition fee payment deadline for international students registering or starting their program in the Winter session
December 24 University closed for the winter break from Tuesday, December 24, 2024 to Friday, January 3, 2025 inclusive

WINTER/SPRING 2025
January 6 University re-opens, most formal graduate courses and seminars begin
January 7 Grade submission deadline for Fall session courses
January 15 Final date to submit defended and approved theses for doctoral degrees to avoid tuition fee payment for the 2025 Winter session
January 15 Grades for Fall session courses available for viewing on ACORN
January 17 Registration deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Winter
January 20 Final date to add Winter session courses
January 24 Final date to complete degree requirements for Master’s students intending to graduate in March (no ceremony)
January 24 Final date to submit defended and approved theses for Doctoral students intending to graduate in March (no ceremony)
January 24 For Doctoral and Master’s students, final date to request that their degree be conferred in March (no ceremony)
January 31 Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Winter (January to April) session
February 17 to February 21 Winter Reading Week
February 17 Family Day (University closed)
February 28 Final date to drop full-year and Winter session courses without academic penalty
March 31 the last day of Winter session classes
April 11 Final date to complete degree requirements for Master’s students intending to graduate in the June convocation
April 11 Final date to submit defended and approved theses for Doctoral students intending to graduate in the June convocation
April 18 Good Friday (University closed)
April 30 Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Fall/Winter

SUMMER 2025
May 5 Grade submission deadline extended and Winter session courses
May 12 Final date to enrol in May-to-June or May-to-August session courses
May 14 Grades for Winter session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
May 19 Victoria Day (University closed)
June Convocation: June Convocation information and dates are posted at governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/convocation
June 2 Final date to drop May-to-June F section courses without academic penalty
June 23 Final date to drop May-to-August session Y section courses without academic penalty
June 30 Students who are eligible for the domestic tuition rate by claiming a Status in Canada
exemption must apply for an international fee exemption for reassessment of Summer session fees by this date. Students must report their status and provide supporting documentation to SGS Student Academic Services by this date. For more information on eligibility and required documentation for international fee exemptions, consult the Student Accounts website.
July 1 Canada Day (University closed)
July 7 Final date to enrol in July-to-August courses
July 11Deadline for graduate units to submit final grades for May-to-June F section courses
July 16 Grades for May-to-June F section courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
July 28 Final date to drop July-to-August S section courses without academic penalty
August 4 Civic Holiday (University closed)


SESSIONAL DATES | 2023-2024

FALL
July 17 Registration for Fall session begins
August 7 Civic Holiday (University closed)
September 1 Tuition fee payment deadline for students starting in Fall
September 4 Labour Day (University closed)
September 5 SGS Orientation from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
September 6: Complit Orientation 1pm Welcome Party 4-6
September 8 Coursework must be completed and grades submitted for Summer session courses and extended courses
September 11 Vanier application deadline
September 11 Most formal graduate courses and seminars begin
September 13 Grades for all Summer session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
September 15 Final date to submit final doctoral theses to SGS to avoid fee charges for 2023-24
September 15 Registration deadline for students starting in Fall
September 20 Final date to add full-year and Fall session courses
September 21 SSHRC application deadline Thursday
September 29 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
September 29 Final date to submit final doctoral theses for Fall Convocation
October 9 Thanksgiving Day (University closed)
November 6 Final date to drop Fall session courses
November Fall Convocation information and dates are posted at governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/convocation
November 6 to 10 Reading week
November 30 Tuition fee payment deadline. Monthly service charges will begin accruing on December 15
December 1-8: Last day of fall classes depending on what day the class is offered.
December 15 Recommended tuition fee payment deadline for international students starting in Winter (January)
December 21 to January 1: University closed for the winter break

WINTER/SPRING
January 2 Presidential Day (University closed)
January 3 University re-opens
January 8 Most formal graduate courses and seminars begin
January 12 Registration deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Winter
January 12 Coursework must be completed and grades submitted for Fall session courses
January 15 Final date to submit doctoral theses without payment of incidental Winter session fees
January 17 Grades for Fall session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
January 19 Final date for receipt of master’s degree recommendations for March or June graduation
January 19 Final date to submit final doctoral theses for March graduation in absentia
January 19 Final date for all students to request that their degrees be conferred in absentia in March
January 22 Final date to add Winter session courses
January 31 Payment deadline for students registered in the Winter term
February 19-23 Reading Week
February 19 Family Day (University closed)
February 20 Final date to drop full-year and Winter session courses il.utoronto.ca/convocation
March 29 Good Friday (University closed)
April 5 Complit last day of Winter class
April 5: Visa OGS submission deadline
April 12 For students obtaining degrees at June Convocation, coursework must be completed and grades submitted
April 12 Final date for receipt of master’s degree recommendations for June Convocation
April 12 Final date for submission of final doctoral theses for students whose degrees are to be conferred at the June Convocation
April 30 Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Fall/Winter (September to April) session tuition

SUMMER
May 10 Coursework must be completed and grades submitted for full-year and Winter session courses
May 10 Domestic OGS submission deadline
May 13 Final date to enroll in May-to-June or May-to-August session courses
May 15 Grades for Winter session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
May 20 Victoria Day (University closed)
May 31 Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Summer (May to August) session tuition
June Convocation information and dates are posted at governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/convocation
June 3 Final date to drop May-to-June courses
June 24 Final date to drop May-to-August session Y section courses
July 1 Canada Day (University closed)
July 8 Final date to enrol in July-to-August courses
July 12 Coursework must be completed and grades submitted for May-to-June F section courses
July 17 Grades for May-to-June F section courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
July 29 Final date to drop July-to-August S section courses without academic penalty
August 5 Civic Holiday (University closed)

updated: May 31, 2023


SESSIONAL DATES | 2022-2023

Fall
July 18 Registration for Fall session begins
August 1 Civic Holiday
September 1 Orientation 10-11:30. Welcome Party 4-6
September 5 Labour Day
September 8 COL and joint courses begin
September 9 Grade submission deadline for Summer session courses and extended courses
September 14 Grades for all Summer session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
September 15 Final date to submit final doctoral theses to SGS to avoid fee charges for 2022-23
September 16 Registration deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Fall
September 26 Final date to add full-year and Fall session courses
September 30 Payment deadline to avoid service charges
September 30 Final date to submit final doctoral theses for Fall Convocation
September 30 Final date for receipt of degree recommendations for master’s degrees for Fall Convocation
October 10 Thanksgiving Day
October 31 Final date to drop Fall session courses without academic penalty
November 7 – 11: Reading Week
November 30 Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Winter (January to April) session

December 1-8: Last day of fall classes depending on what day the class is offered.
December 15 Recommended tuition fee payment deadline for all tuition fees
December 19 Recommended tuition fee payment deadline for international students registering or starting their program in the Winter session
December 20 Recommended tuition fee payment deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Winter session
December 21 University closed for the winter break from Wednesday, December 21 to Sunday, January 1 inclusive. For the last day of classes before the winter break, consult your graduate unit

Winter
January 2 University re-opens
January 9 Most formal graduate courses and seminars begin
January 9 Registration deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Winter
January 9 Grades submission deadline for Fall session courses please set earlier than this date.
January 16 Final date to submit doctoral theses without payment of incidental Winter session fees
January 18 Grades for Fall session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
January 20 Final date for receipt of master’s degree recommendations from graduate units
January 20 Final date for all students to request that their degrees be conferred in absentia in March
January 20 Final date to submit final doctoral theses for March graduation in absentia
January 20 Students dually registered in the Fall session must be recommended for the master’s degree
January 23 Final date to add Winter session courses
January 31 Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Winter (January to April) session
February 20 Family Day
February 20-24: Reading Week
February 27 Final date to drop full-year and Winter session courses
March graduation in absentia information is posted at governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/convocation
April 6 Last day of winter classes
April 7 Good Friday
April 21 Final date for receipt of master’s degree recommendations for June Convocation
April 21 Final date for submission of final doctoral theses for students whose degrees are to be conferred at the June Convocation
April 21 For students obtaining degrees at June Convocation, coursework must be completed and grades submitted for full-year and Winter session courses
April 21 Students dually registered in the Winter session must be recommended for the master’s degree by this date to maintain their PhD registration
April 21 Tuition fee payment deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Summer session
April 30 Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Fall/Winter (September to April)

Summer
May 5 Registration deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Summer (May to August)
May 8 Final date to enroll in May-to-June or May-to-August session courses
May 12 Grades submission deadline for for Winter session courses
May 17 Grades for Winter session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
May 22 Victoria Day
May 26 Final date to drop May-to-June
May 31 Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Summer (May to August) session
June 26 Final date to drop May-to-August session Y section courses
July 10 Final date to enroll in July-to-August courses
July 14 Coursework must be completed and grades submitted for May-to-June F section courses
July 19 Grades for May-to-June F section courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
July 28 Final date to drop July-to-August S section courses
August 7 Civic Holiday

updated: June 28, 2022