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Announcements

2019-2020 Academic Calendar

The Faculty have approved a proposal to update the timing of Commencement, beginning in 2020. The 2019-2020 Academic Calendar, which reflects this change, is now available.

Ceremony attendance plans

Graduating students — if you haven't already, please confirm whether or not you will attend the Doctoral Ceremony or Commencement as soon as possible.

Drop Date

Drop Date is Thursday, April 25. View the Academic Calendar or the key dates at right to see what other registration changes have Drop Date deadlines.

Digital diplomas

Did you know that all graduating students are eligible to receive a digital version of their diploma at no cost? Learn more here.

Upcoming Dates & Deadlines

Apr
25
Drop Date. Last day to cancel subjects from registration.
Apr
25
Last day to change a subject from Credit to Listener.
Apr
25
Last day to add a time-arranged subject that started after beginning of the term.
Apr
25
Last day to petition for May Advanced Standing Exam (given during final exam period).
May
01
Pre-registration for fall term and summer session begins.
May
02
Last day to drop half-term subjects offered in second half of term (H4).
May
03
Thesis due for doctoral degrees.
May
10
Subjects with final exam — no test may be given and no assignment, term paper, or oral presentation shall fall due after this date.
May
10
Subjects with no final exam — Undergraduate subjects: no test may be given and at most one assignment may fall due between this date and the end of the last scheduled class period in the subject. Graduate subjects: either one in-class test may be given or one assignment may fall due between this date and the end of the last regularly scheduled class in the subject.
May
10
Thesis due for degrees other than doctoral.