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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 https://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/academic-progress/program-completion/final-year-fees/

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 reduction 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 changed to April 25, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 crisis the final date to withdraw from Winter term  and full-year courses without academic penalty has been changed from February 24, 2020 to April 25, 2020. 

Refund schedules are based on withdrawal from a term, not courses, those dates are 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

Summer Session course offerings and selection information available this week.  Summer Course selection begins Wednesday March 25, 2020, 6am

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Course selection/enrolment for Summer Session begins at 6:00 am via ACORN. Due to the Corona virus outbreak, all OISE Summer 2020 courses will be on-line. Master of Teaching summer courses are pre-loaded to ACORN.

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

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

Monday, April 01, 2020

TCard Services begins to issue TCards for all U of T Students accepted to begin in the Summer Session (May or July).  Review the documentation requirements at:   www.tcard.utoronto.ca

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. This date is earlier than the SGS deadline and allows for degree assessment and recommendation of completion by the SGS deadline. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Early Grade Deadline date may be extended to May 4th. upon request. 

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.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

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 17, 2020

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

April 25, 2020 (changed from Monday, February 24, 2020)

Due to the COVID-19 crisis the final date to withdraw from Winter term and full-year courses without academic penalty has been changed from February 24, 2020 to April 25, 2020.  

Refund schedules are based on withdrawal from a term, not courses, those dates are www.fees.utoronto.ca 

Monday, April 27, 2020

Last day to be enrolled from a wait list into Summer courses beginning in May (also known as intersession).  Wait lists will be cancelled at the end of today

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Last day to enrol in May-June or May-August courses via ACORN. After today, submission of Course Add form, including instructor approval, required.

Last date for non-degree special students to submit an application for admission to the Summer Session second term - July

Monday, May 04, 2020

Early Grade Deadline - extended date - If instructors cannot meet the early grade deadline of April 13, they may request an extension to May 4th. This date is earlier than the SGS deadline and allows for degree assessment and recommendation of completion by the SGS deadline. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Monday, May 04, 2020

Courses begin - 2020 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 19, 2020 and Master of Arts (Child Study in Education) Summer Session – first term courses begin May 7, 2020.

Wednesday, May 06, 2020 changed to May 29, 2020

Deadline for instructors to upload grades into eMarks for Winter Session and full-year courses. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Grade upload Deadline date was moved from May 6th to May 29th.

Thursday, May 07, 2020

MA (Child Study and Education) Summer Session first term - May(intersession) courses begin (end June 17 )

Friday, May 08, 2020

Department Chair grade approval deadline;

Friday, May 08, 2020

Final day to register for 2020 Summer Session first term – May-June

Monday, May 11, 2020

Final day to add courses beginning in May with Instructors approval

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Grades for winter and full year courses that have been submitted and approved become visible on ACORN and will print on transcripts.  *Transcripts produced before today will not show grades for Winter and Full-year courses.

Monday, May 18, 2020

University closed for Victoria Day

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Master of Teaching program Summer Session first term - May(intersession) courses begin today, and end on June 25.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

The 2020-21 OSAP application is available through the OSAP website at http://osap.ca.

Friday, May 22, 2020

Last day to drop May-June Summer Session courses via ACORN without academic penalty. Some programs do not allow required courses to be dropped – please consult your program for details.

Friday, May 29, 2020

Deadline for instructors to upload grades into eMarks for Winter Session and full-year courses. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Grade upload Deadline date was extended from May 6th to May 29th.

June 2020

TCard Services begins booking virtual appointments to verify identity for UTORid activation for students starting in the Fall Session (September).  Be sure to review the documentation requirements. www.tcard.utoronto.ca

Monday, June 01, 2020

Only for those entering 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 02, 2020

Convocation Hall

The University of Toronto will host a virtual ceremony to celebrate our June graduates on:

Tuesday June 2, 2020 at 12:00 pm (EDT)

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

Original Degree conferral date for PhD, EdD, MA and MEd students. No in person ceremonies this summer due to COVID19 outbreak.  Diplomas to be shipped out after this date.

Friday, June 12, 2020

Last day of May-June Summer Session courses. Note: Master of Teaching program courses have different end dates

Monday, June 15, 2020

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.

Wednesday, June 19, 2020

Original Degree conferral date for BEd, MT and MACSE students. No in person ceremonies this summer due to COVID19 outbreak. Diplomas to be mailed out after this date.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

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.

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Last day to enrol in July-August session courses via ACORN.utoronto.ca . After today, submission of Course add form, including instructor approval, required.

Friday, June 26, 2020

Last date for non-degree special students to apply for admission to the Fall Session.

Monday June 29 and Tuesday June 30, 2020

University Closed-Presidential Days

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

University closed for Canada Day.

Early July 2020 (new date)

2020-2021 Fall/Winter course schedule becomes available and is posted. (course selection will be July 15th)

Monday, July 06, 2020

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

Monday, July 06, 2020

Last day to register, without late fee, for those attending only Summer Session second term (July-August)

Friday, July 10, 2020

Final day to be enrolled in courses beginning Summer Session second term July-August.  A fully completed course add/drop form with instructor’s approval is required

Friday, July 10, 2020

Deadline for grade submission and approval for Summer Session first-term courses. Submitted and approved grades will be visible on ACORN after July 15th.

Monday, July 13, 2020

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.  

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 (new date)

 

6:00 AM - 2020-2021 Fall/ Winter course selection/enrollment via www.ACORN.utoronto.ca begins. Master of Teaching (MT) required courses will be pre-loaded to ACORN.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Final day for Master’s students to request November Convocation – for those whose degree requirements will be completed at the end of the Summer Session. 

Monday, July 20, 2020

Registration for Fall/Winter Sessions begins.  

Wed, July 29, 2020

On July 29, course enrolment for Fall (F) or Full Year (Y) courses is not available on ACORN; it will reopen at 12 am on July 30.  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 2020-07-30 at 12 am.

Friday, July 31, 2020 Deadline to request a deferral of admission for the Master of Teaching and the Master of Arts in Child Study and Education programs.

Monday, August 03, 2020

University closed for civic holiday

Friday, August 14, 2020

Last day of Summer Session

Friday, August 28, 2020

Pay tuition fees for Fall registration to ensure receipt and processing by Registration deadline of September 11, 2020

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

Tuesday, 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

Tuesday, 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. 

Thursday, 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

 

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 Master of Teaching (which resumed Jan 4th)

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/

Monday, January 18, 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

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, 6am

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Course selection/enrolment for 2021 Summer Session begins at 6:00 am via ACORN. Master of Teaching summer courses are pre-loaded to ACORN.

WednesdayMarch 31, 2021

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

Thursday, April 1, 2021

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

Review the documentation requirements.  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 - Last day for instructors to load grades into eMarks for any 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 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

Monday, May 03, 2021

Courses begin - 2021 Summer Session first term courses –May-June.  
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  and Master of Arts (Child Study in Education) Summer Session – first term courses begin later in May (TBA)

Friday, May 14, 2021

Deadline for department approval of grades for Winter Session and full-year courses. Grades for any students intending to graduate in June, must have been loaded into eMarks by 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)