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Important Dates: 2019-2020

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2019 2020 sessional dates
Monday, January 07, 2019 University re-opens
Monday, January 07, 2019 Courses begin for the 2019 Winter Session (all programs)
Friday, January 11, 2019 Last day for instructors to upload grades for the Fall session into eMarks. Grades will be available on ACORN approximately one week after this date.
Monday, January 14, 2019 Registration deadline for students registering in the Winter (January to April) session; after this date, a late registration fee will be assessed. Minimum Required Payment due (unpaid fees from previous session(s) plus 100% of current Winter session tuition fee charges)
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Final date to upload doctoral theses to SGS to avoid fee charges for Winter session.
Thursday, January 17, 2019 Final day to submit appropriate documentation to the Office of the Registrar and Student Services for Master's degrees to be conferred in absentia in March.
Friday, January 18, 2019 Deadline for students who hold dual registration for both MA and PhD degrees to be recommended for the Master's degree.
Friday, January 18, 2019 Final date to upload final doctoral thesis for students whose degrees are to be conferred in absentia in March.
Monday, January 21, 2019 Final date to add Winter session courses.
Monday, February 11, 2019 Master of Teaching program's Winter Practicum begins, from February 11 to March 8.  (Observation Days: Elementary - Feb. 1 & 7; Secondary - Feb. 7 & 8)
Monday, February 18, 2019 University closed for Family Day
Monday, February 25, 2019 Final day to withdraw from Winter session and full-year courses without academic penalty.
Monday, March 11, 2019 to Friday, March 15, 2019 Mid-winter break March 11-March 15 (no OISE courses scheduled)
Friday, March 15, 2019 Deadline for Masters degree students to submit Application to Graduate Form if they plan to graduate in June  – i.e. degree requirements will be completed at the end of the Winter Session. The Masters of Teaching and the Masters of Arts in Child Study and Education are Masters degrees and are also required to complete and submit the Application to Graduate - Masters Form.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Courses and selection information for 2019 Summer Session available this week
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Course selection/enrolment for Summer Session begins at 6:00 am via ACORN. Master of Teaching summer courses are pre-loaded to ACORN.
Monday, April 01, 2019

TCard Services begins to issue TCards for all U of T Students accepted to begin in the Summer Session (May or July).  Be sure to review the documentation requirements before you make the trip. 

www.tcard.utoronto.ca 

Monday, April 01, 2019 Last day for non-degree special students to apply for admission to Summer Session first term - May
Friday, April 05, 2019 Last day of winter and full-year classes. Master of Teaching Program courses end April 12th. 
Friday, April 12, 2019 Early Grade Deadline - grades must be loaded for all students graduating in June. 
Friday, April 12, 2019 Final date for receipt of fully signed departmental degree recommendations and submission of any required theses for master's degrees for students graduating in June.
Thursday, April 18, 2019 Deadline for electronic submission of final doctoral thesis for students who wish to participate in June Convocation. A final thesis is the corrected, approved version of thesis which is successfully uploaded to SGS following the Final Oral Examination
Monday, April 15, 2019 Last day to submit Individual Reading and Research Course approval forms for the first-term of the Summer Session. Forms are to be submitted to the Registration Team at the Office of the Registrar and Student Services.
Friday, April 19, 2019 University closed for Good Friday.
Monday, April 29, 2019 Last day to be enrolled into a course for the first-term of the Summer Session from a waiting list. Wait lists cancelled at end of the day.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019 Last day to enrol in May-June or May-August courses using ACORN. After today, submission of Course add form, including instructor approval, required.
Friday, May 03, 2019 Last date for non-degree special students to submit an application for admission to the Summer Session second term - July
Saturday, May 04, 2019 Grade upload deadline for instructors for 2019 Winter Session and full-year courses. (grades for June graduating students were required to be uploaded by the  April 12 deadline) Grades will be available for viewing on ACORN approximately one week after the Department chair approval date of May 9th.
Monday, May 06, 2019 Courses begin - 2019 Summer Session first term courses –May. 
The Summer Session at OISE consists of two 6 week terms. May-June and July-August.  The term Intersession is historical;  used for the May -June session.  Instructors should compensate for any classes that may fall on a holiday.   NOTE:  Master of Teaching Program Summer Session – first term courses begin May 14, 2019 and  Master of Arts(Child Study in Education) Summer Session – first term courses begin May 13, 2019.
Thursday, May 09, 2019 Department Chair grade approval deadline  - grades on ACORN one week after approval
Friday, May 10, 2019 Last day to register for 2019 Summer Session first term - May
Friday, May 10, 2019 Registration ends for 2019 Summer Session courses which begin in May
Monday, May 13, 2019 Last day to enrol in May-June or May-August Summer Session courses. Instructor’s approval is required on the course add/drop form  
Monday, May 13, 2019 MA(Child Study and Education) Summer Session first term - May(intersession) courses begin ( 6 weeks of courses )
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Master of Teaching program Summer Session first term - May(intersession) courses begin today, and end on June 22.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Grades for previous session courses visible on ACORN today (only if entered by instructor and approved by department offering the course)
Monday, May 20, 2019 University closed for Victoria Day
Friday, May 24, 2019 Last day to drop May-June Summer Session courses without academic penalty. Some programs do not allow required courses to be dropped – please consult your department for details.
Monday June 3, 2019

TCard Services begins to issue TCards for all U of T Students accepted to begin in the Fall Session (September).  Be sure to review the documentation requirements before you make the trip. ww.tcard.utoronto.ca

Monday, June 03, 2019 Only if you have been accepted into one of our teacher certification programs, a $300 non-refundable deposit is due June 3rd.  This is only for Master of Teaching (MT)  or Master of Arts in Child Study and Education ( MA-CSE) programs.
It is not required for Master of Education ( MEd) programs.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Convocation for PhD, EdD, MA and MEd students. 
Friday, June 14, 2019 Last day of May-June Summer Session courses. Note: MT and MACSE have different end dates
Friday, June 14, 2019 Last day to submit Individual Reading and Research Course approval forms for the July to August term of the Summer Session. Forms are to be submitted to the Registration Team at the Office of the Registrar and Student Services.
Monday, June 17, 2019 Last day to drop May-August Summer Session courses without academic penalty. Some programs do not allow required courses to be dropped – please consult with your department.  
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2019-2020 Fall/Winter course schedule becomes available this week.
Thursday, June 20, 2019 Convocation for BEd, MT and MACSE students.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Last day to be enrolled into a course for the July-August Summer Session from a waiting list. Wait lists  cancelled at end of day.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Last date for non-degree special students to submit an application for admission to the Fall Session.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Last day to enrol in July-August session courses via ACORN.Utoronto.ca . After today, submission of Course add form, including instructor approval, required.
Monday, July 01, 2019 University closed for Canada Day.
Tuesday, July 02, 2019 Courses begin -  Summer Session second term - July courses. (6 week term)
Tuesday, July 02, 2019 Last day to register, without a late fee, for the Summer Session second term - July
Wednesday, July 03, 2019 6:00 AM - 2019-2020 Fall/ Winter course selection/enrollment via www.ACORN.utoronto.ca begins. Master of Teaching (MT) required courses will be pre-loaded to ACORN .
Tuesday, July 09, 2019 Final day to enrol in courses beginning Summer Session second term - July.  Instructor’s approval is required on the course add/drop form  
Friday, July 12, 2019 Deadline for grade submission and approval for Summer Session first-term courses. Grades will be available on ACORN approximately one week after this date.
Monday, July 15, 2019 Final day for Master’s students to request November Convocation – if all degree requirements will be completed at the end of the Summer Session. 
Monday, July 15, 2019 Deadline for dropping July-August Summer Session courses without academic penalty. Some programs do not allow required courses to be dropped – please consult with your department.  
Monday, July 15, 2019 Registration for Fall/Winter Sessions begins.  
Tuesday, July 23, 2019

On July 23, course enrolment for Fall (F) or Full Year (Y) courses is not available on ACORN; it will reopen at 12 am on July 24th.  You can add a course to your enrolment cart, but you won’t be able to take any other action. You cannot enrol, drop, modify, or join the waitlist until 2019-07-24 at 12 am

Monday, August 05, 2019 University closed for civic holiday
Monday, August 12, 2019 Last day of Summer Session
Friday, August 23, 2019 Pay tuition fees for Fall registration to ensure receipt
Thursday, August 29, 2019 Last day to be enrolled from a waiting list into a course that begins in September. Waiting lists will be cancelled at the end of today.
Friday, August 30, 2019 Deadline for instructors to submit grades for May-August and July-August  Summer Session courses via eMarks. 
Monday, September 02, 2019 University closed for Labour Day
Wednesday, September 04, 2019 Last day to add September 2019 Fall Session and full-year courses via ACORN.  After today, submission of Course add form, including instructor approval, required.
Wednesday, September 04, 2019 Department Chair Deadline to approve grades: Grades will be available on ACORN approximately one week after department approval.
Wednesday, September 04, 2019 MT orientation events this week
Thursday, September 05, 2019 deadline to submit fully completed and approved Individual Reading and Research Course approval forms for the September term to the Office of the Registrar and Student Services. 
Monday, September 09, 2019 Courses Begin -Fall Session and full-year courses. 
Monday, September 09, 2019 Refund Schedule is now in effect .  Students can apply for a refund of certain portions of some student society fees within limited time periods at the beginning of each session and at the discretion of the student society. Details at: www.fees.utoronto.ca 
Friday, September 13, 2019 Final day to request a one-year deferral of admission   
Friday, September 13, 2019 Final day to register for the Fall Session. Fees must be assessed to your account by this date. The recommended payment date of August 24 is to ensure receipt of payments.  After September 13  a late registration fee will be assessed. Minimum required payment is due (unpaid fees from the previous session(s) + 100% of current fall tuition fee charges). Full details available at Student Accounts.
Monday, September 16, 2019 Final date to upload final approved doctoral theses to avoid fee charges for the Fall Session. (to midnight September 16th)
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 The deadline to request name changes/corrections for November Convocation 
Monday, September 23, 2019 November graduation deadline for Masters students. In order to meet the SGS deadline, all final grades must be loaded and approved on the student record system. Thesis must be uploaded and degree recommendations must be received. The Deadline to request name changes/corrections for November Convocation was September 17th. 
Monday, September 23, 2019 Final day to enrol in Fall Session or full-year courses. Instructor’s approval is required on the course add/drop form.
Friday, September 27, 2019 Final day to upload final doctoral thesis for students whose degrees are to be conferred at the November Convocation. (the deadline to avoid fee charges for the Fall Session was midnight, September 16th)
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

On October 8th course enrolment for Winter (S) courses is not available - it will reopen at midnight October 9th
You can add a course to your enrolment cart, but you won’t be able to take any other action. You cannot enrol, drop, modify, or join the waitlist until 2019-10-09 at 12 am.

Monday, October 14, 2019 University closed for Thanksgiving Day
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Final day for Master's students to request that their degrees be conferred in absentia in March or at June Convocation – if all degree requirements will be completed at the end of the Fall Session
Monday, October 28, 2019 Master of Teaching program’s Fall Practicum begins, from October 29 to November 22.
Mid-November Convocation (date to be announced)
Monday, October 28, 2019 Final day to withdraw from Fall Session courses without academic penalty. Some programs do not allow withdrawal from required courses – please check with your department.  This is not the same as fee refund from withdrawal from a session.
mid-November Convocation - date will be available on  www.convocation.utoronto.ca 
Friday, November 29, 2019 Last day of Fall Session except for Master of Teaching courses.
 November 30, 2019

Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Winter session (January to April) tuition and non-tuition fee amounts for all students registered in the Fall and Winter sessions. Monthly service charges will incur starting December 16, 2019.

Monday December 2, 2019

TCard Services begins to issue TCards for all U of T Students accepted to begin in the Winter Session (December).  Be sure to review the documentation requirements before you make the trip.  www.tcard.utoronto.ca 

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Last day to be enrolled from a waiting list into a course that begins in January. Waiting lists cancelled at  end of day. 
Thursday, December 12, 2019 Last day to add 2020 Winter Session courses via ACORN. After today, submission of Course add form, including instructor approval, required.
Thursday, December 12, 2019 deadline to submit completed and approved Individual Reading and Research Course approval forms for the January Session to the  Office of the Registrar and Student Services
Friday, December 13, 2019 Last day of the Fall Session for the Master of Teaching program
Monday, December 23, 2019 University closed for winter break (December 23 to January 3, inclusive).
2020
Monday, January 06, 2020 University re-opens  
Monday, January 06, 2020 2020 Winter Session begins and full-year courses resume for all programs.
Wednesday, January 08, 2020 Instructor grade submission deadline for Fall-session (September to December) courses
Friday, January 10, 2020 Department Chair grade approval deadline; Grades available on ACORN following week.
Friday, January 15, 2020 Final date to submit final approved doctoral theses to School of Graduate Studies to avoid incidental fees for the Winter Session. Details at http://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/currentstudents/Pages/Final-Year-Fees.aspx 
Friday, January 17, 2020 Final day for receipt of all required documentation for Master’s degrees to be conferred in absentia in March; Degree Recommendations, MRP's, submission of final Master's thesis etc.
Monday, January 20, 2020 Registration deadline for students registering in the Winter (January to April) session only. After this date, a late registration fee will be assessed. For students who were registered in the Fall Session, the Winter Session fee was due November 30. Students who were unable to meet the Master's degree documentation requirement of January 17th will need to register for the January to April session.
Monday, January 20, 2020 Deadline for students who hold dual registration for both MA and PhD degrees to be recommended for the Master's degree 
Monday, January 20, 2020 Final day to add Winter Session courses.  Instructor’s approval is required on the course add/drop form  
Friday, January 24, 2020 Final date to upload final doctoral thesis for students whose degrees are to be conferred in absentia in March. The tuition reducation deadline was January 15th 
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 Master of Teaching program’s Winter Practicum begins, from February 18 to March 13.  
Monday, February 17, 2020 University closed for Family Day
Monday, February 24, 2020 Final date to withdraw from Winter Session and full-year courses without academic penalty.  Refund schedules for withdrawal from sessions posted to www.fees.utoronto.ca 
Monday, March 16, 2020 Mid-winter break (no OISE classes scheduled)  March 16 to March 20 inclusive
Monday, March 16, 2020 Final day for Master’s students to submit Application to Graduate Form for June Convocation – if all degree requirements will be completed at the end of the Winter Session    
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 Course selection information for Summer Session becomes available this week
Friday, April 3, 2020 (updated) Last day of winter and full-year classes.  Master of Teaching program Winter Session classes end April 13.
Friday, April 10, 2020 University closed for Good Friday
Monday, April 13, 2020 Last day of Master of Teaching program’s Winter Session
Monday, April 13, 2020 Early Grade Deadline - Last day for instructors to load grades into eMarks for any students graduating in June. 
Monday, April 13, 2020 Final day to submit appropriate documentation to the Office of the Registrar and Student Services for Master’s degrees to be conferred at June Convocation:  Degree Recommendations, MRP's, submission of final Master's thesis etc.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Deadline for students who hold dual registration for both MA and PhD degrees to be recommended for the Master's degree and to upload final Masters thesis.
Friday, April 17, 2020 Final date to submit final doctoral thesis for students whose degrees are to be conferred at the June Convocation
Wednesday, May 06, 2020 Deadline for instructors to upload grades into eMarks for Winter Session and full-year courses.
Friday, May 08, 2020 Department Chair grade approval deadline; Grades available on ACORN one week after approval