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Deadline for instructors to submit grades for May-August and July-August Summer Session courses via eMarks. 

Tuesday, September 3, 2020

Department Chair Deadline to approve grades: Grades will be available on ACORN approximately one week after department approval.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

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, September 4, 2020

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 07, 2020

University closed for Labour Day

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Last day to add September 2020 Fall Session and full-year courses via ACORN.  From September 9 to September 21, submission of OISE Course add form, including instructor approval, required.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

School of Graduate Studies Courses offered by other faculties (OISE Courses begin September 14) may begin.   SGS Refund schedule for withdrawal from session is in effect.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Grades for all Summer session courses become available for viewing by students on ACORN

Wednesday, September 9 and Thursday September 10, 2020

Master of Teaching Program new student Orientation days

Friday, September 11, 2020

Final day to register for the Fall Session. Fees must be assessed to your account by this date. The recommended payment date of August 28 is to ensure receipt of payments.  After September 11th 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 14, 2020

OISE Courses Begin - Fall Session and full-year courses. 

Monday, September 14, 2020

Some student societies will refund the student for health and dental plan and other fees.  Refund application deadlines are set by the student society. 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. 

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Final date to upload final approved doctoral theses to avoid fee charges for the Fall Session. (to midnight September 15th)

Thursday, September 17, 2020

The deadline to request name changes/corrections for November Convocation 

Friday, September 18, 2020

Final day to request a one-year deferral of admission.

See Changing your start date under Respond to your offer of admission at: www.oise.utoronto.ca/orss/Newly_Admitted_Students  


Note: For the Master of Teaching and the Master of Arts in Child Study and Education programs, the deadline to request a deferral of admission: July 31.

Monday, September 21, 2020

Final day to enrol in Fall Session or full-year courses. Instructor’s approval is required on the course add/drop form. After today, requests to add fall courses are non-standard and require completion of the SGS course add form, approvals and rationale

Monday, September 21, 2020 Final day for 100% (less minimum charge) refund.  After today, only 50% progam fee is refundable per schedule.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

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. 

Friday, October 2, 20202

Final day to upload final doctoral thesis for students whose degrees are to be conferred at the November Convocation. (NOTE: the deadline to avoid paying for the Fall Session was midnight, September 15th)

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 (tentative)

On October 14th course enrolment for Winter (S) courses is not available.  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 2020-10-15 at 12 am.

Monday, October 12, 2020

University closed for Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, October 15, 2020

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 26, 2020

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.

Monday November 2, 2020

Master of Teaching program practicum - continues to November 27

mid-November

Convocation – when available, details at www.convocation.utoronto.ca 

Monday, November 30, 2020

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 15, 2020.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

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 

Friday, December 4, 2020

Last day Fall Session courses except for Master of Teaching program courses which end December 11th

Friday, December 11, 2020

Last day of the Fall Session for the Master of Teaching program

December 15, 2020

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

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Last day to be enrolled from a waiting list into a course that begins in January. Waiting lists cancelled at end of day. 

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Last day to add 2021 Winter Session courses via ACORN. After today, submission of Course add form, including instructor approval, required.

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

University closed for winter break (December 23 to January 1, inclusive).

2021

 

Except for our teacher education candidates, OISE graduate courses begin the week of January 11, 2021. MT program courses and year 2 placements in the MA (CSE) program are scheduled to begin the week of January 4.

Our teacher education programs are carefully monitoring decisions being made by the province and our board partners, and any changes in program scheduling will be communicated directly to teacher candidates.

University re-opens  

Monday, January 04, 2021

Master of Teaching program courses begin this week and Master of Arts (Child Study in Education) placements resume for year-1 students and begin for year-2 students

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

Instructor grade submission deadline for Fall-session (September to December) courses

Friday, January 8, 2021

Department Chair grade approval deadline; Grades available on ACORN following week.

Monday, January 11, 2021

2021 Winter Session courses begin and full-year courses resume for all programs except for Teacher Education  programs (which resumed Jan 4th)

Monday, January 11, 2021 Refund Schedule for winter session in effect  https://studentaccount.utoronto.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/NOV-a-GS-SGS-ALL-20-21-DEC-3-2020.pdf 

Friday, January 15, 2021

Final date to submit final approved doctoral theses to School of Graduate Studies to avoid fees for the Winter Session. Details at sgs.utoronto.ca/academic-progress/program-completion/final-year-fees/

**DATE CHANGE

Monday, January 18, 2021 changed to Monday January 25, 2021

Registration deadline for students registering in the Winter session only (January to April). After this date, a late registration fee will be assessed. For students who started in the Fall Session, the Winter Session fee was due November 30 and service charges accrue since that date.

Monday, January 18, 2021

Final day to add Winter Session courses.  Instructor’s approval is required on the course add/drop form  

Friday, January 22, 2021

Final day for receipt of all required documentation for Master’s degrees conferral in absentia in March in order to meet the SGS deadline. includes: Degree Recommendations, MRP's, submission of final Master's thesis etc.

Friday, January 22, 2021

Deadline for students who hold dual registration for both MA and PhD degrees to be recommended for the Master's degree 

Friday, January 22, 2021

Final date to upload final doctoral thesis for students whose degrees are to be conferred in absentia in March. NOTE: The date to avoid paying fees for the Winter Session was January 15th 

Monday, February 15, 2021

University closed for Family Day

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Master of Teaching program’s Winter Practicum begins and continues to March 12.  

Monday, February 22, 2021

Final date to withdraw from Winter Session and full-year courses without academic penalty. This is different than refund dates - refund schedules for withdrawal from sessions is posted to www.fees.utoronto.ca 

Monday, March 15, 2021

Traditional Mid-winter break in the Ontario school system (no OISE classes scheduled March 15 to March 21 inclusive)

Monday, March 15, 2021

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    

Monday, March 15, 2021

Summer Session 2021 course offerings and selection information available this week.  Summer 2021 Course selection begins Wednesday March 24, 2021, 6 am

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Course selection/enrolment for 2021 Summer begins at 6:00 am via ACORN.

Summer consists of two terms -Summer first term May-June (also known as intersession ) and Summer second term July-August)

Master of Teaching required summer courses will be pre-loaded to ACORN, Master of Teaching students select one intersession (May-June) elective course.

WednesdayMarch 31, 2021

Last day for non-degree special students to apply for admission to Summer Session first term - courses starting in May

Thursday, April 1, 2021

tcard.utoronto.ca/tcard-covid-information

TCard Services begins to issue UTORid for all U of T Students accepted to begin in the Summer Session (May or July).  

(Incoming Fall 2021 students will be able to get your UTORid as of June 1, 2021)

Review the requirements and the process  www.tcard.utoronto.ca 

Friday, April 2, 2021

University closed for Good Friday

Friday, April 9, 2021 (updated)

Last day for winter and full-year classes.  Master of Teaching program classes also end April 9th

Monday, April 12, 2021

Early Grade Deadline for those students planning to graduate in June - Last day for instructors to load and save grades into eMarks for students graduating in June. This date is earlier than the SGS deadline and allows for degree assessment and recommendation of completion by the SGS deadline.

Monday, April 12, 2021

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/upload of final Master's thesis etc.

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Deadline for ORSS receipt of fully completed and signed Individual Reading and Research Course approval forms for the first-term of the Summer Session. 

Friday, April 16, 2021

Final date to submit final doctoral thesis for students whose degrees are to be conferred at the June Convocation

Tuesday April 20, 2021 Course enrolment not available (for maintenance); it will reopen at 12 am on April 21
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 2020-04-21 at 12 am.
Monday, April 26, 2021 Waitlists cancelled for May-June First Term Summer Session courses.  Students who were on a waitlist should ensure that they select another course.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Last day to add May-June First Term Summer Session courses via ACORN.  From April 29 to May 10, submission of OISE Course add form, including instructor approval, required.
  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. 
Monday, May 03, 2021 2021 May-June First Term Summer Session  courses begin.  (MT students will select one of these as their elective course)

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Master of Teaching Program core courses begin - Summer first term (intersession) Begin May 11th  - end June 17th

Friday, May 14, 2021

Deadline for department approval of grades for Winter Session and full-year courses. Grades for students planning  to graduate June 2021, were due April 12th

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Canada Day holiday

Monday, July 5 , 2021

Courses begin - Summer Session second term - July -  
August courses. (6-week term)