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Key facts and dates

  • Given the current outlook, Concordia expects to be offering a combination of in-person and remote learning during the fall 2021 term, with student activities returning to campus under certain health and safety conditions. The university is exploring various scenarios and will announce its plan for fall course delivery in May. 
  • In anticipation of provincial regulations that may soon require international students to be physically in Quebec, Concordia is encouraging international students to prepare the necessary documentation to be in Montreal for the fall 2021 term. More details are available in the FAQs below.
  • The summer 2021 term will be delivered mostly remotely but Concordia students, faculty and staff can book spaces for socially distanced, in-person activities on both campuses.
  • Students and faculty and staff can get a letter of attestation for permitted in-person activities during curfew.
  • The winter 2021 term is mostly taking place remotely. Please consult the list of in-person activities.
  • The winter 2021 term dates have changed:
    • The first day of the winter term is January 13
    • The last day of the winter term is April 20
    • Final exams are scheduled from April 24 to May 9
    • Did Not Enter (DNE) date: moved from January 19 to January 26 
    • Discontinue (DISC) date: moved from March 22 to March 29
  • Academic accommodations to help students with their courses: measures include PASS option for one eligible course, conversion of eligible F grades to a DISC notation and flexible final exam deferral requests. Read more: undergraduate students and graduate students.
  • The Webster and Vanier libraries are offering limited access to study areas for undergraduate and graduate students, with a reservation. For instructions on how to reserve a study space, and details on hours and services available, visit the Library’s COVID-19 information page.
  • Employees currently working remotely are expected to continue to do so until April 30, 2021.
  • As outlined on Concordia’s research site, the university has re-opened more than 230 labs in sciences, engineering, fine arts and humanities. Read more about Concordia’s gradual return to campus.
  • Tuition fee deadlines have been extended.
  • The university is unable to host any in-person conferences and events until April 30, 2021, at the earliest.
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