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Academic dates

Winter Term 2020
Non-Standard
Term Dates
Not all courses fall within the standard term dates and deadlines. Please refer to Term Dates and Deadlines for non-standard dates and deadlines. For financial deadlines please see fee payment deadlines.
March 2020
Sun, Mar. 1 Mid‑term break ends.
Mon, Mar. 2 Last day to apply for admission to undergraduate programs — Full‑time regular session 2020‑21.
Mon, Mar. 2 Last day to apply for degree transfer — Fall term 2020 (for currently registered students to transfer into a different degree in any Faculty).
Mon, Mar. 9 Registration start date for students with 0 to 9 credits to completion and for co‑op students — Regular and summer sessions 2020‑21.
Tue, Mar. 10 Registration start date for students with 10 to 21 credits to completion — Regular and summer sessions 2020‑21.
Wed, Mar. 11 Registration start date for students with 22 to 33 credits to completion — Regular and summer sessions 2020‑21.
Thu, Mar.12 Registration start date for students with 34 to 42 credits to completion — Regular and summer sessions 2020‑21.
Fri, Mar.13 Registration start date for students with 43 to 54 credits to completion — Regular and summer sessions 2020‑21.
Mon, Mar.16 Registration start date for students with 55 to 63 credits to completion — Regular and summer sessions 2020‑21.
Tue, Mar. 17 Registration start date for students with 64 to 72 credits to completion — Regular and summer sessions 2020‑21.
Wed, Mar. 18 Registration start date for students with 73 to 87 credits to completion — Regular and summer sessions 2020‑21.
Thur, Mar 19 Registration start date for students with 88 and more credits to completion — Regular and summer sessions 2020‑21.
Fri, Mar. 20 Registration start date for Visiting students and for returning and newly authorized Independent students — Summer session 2020.
Fri, Mar. 20 The last day to register with the Access Centre for Students with Disabilities (ACSD) and receive exam accommodations for the Winter 2020 final exam period.
Mon, Mar. 23* Last day for academic withdrawal (DISC) from two‑term and winter‑term courses.
*The DISC deadline has been extended to April 15, 2020.
 
April 2020
Wed, Apr. 1 Last day to apply for Quebec resident status for winter term 2020.
Sat, Apr 4 Last day for instructor‑scheduled tests or examinations.
Thu, Apr. 9 Last day of classes — Fall/winter and winter terms 2019‑20.
Fri, Apr. 10 University closed (see April 14, 2020).
Sat, Apr. 11 University closed (see April 14, 2020).
Sun, Apr. 12 University closed.
Mon, Apr. 13 University closed.
Tue, Apr. 14 Make‑up day for classes scheduled on April 10 and 11.
Wed, April 15 Last day for academic withdrawal (DISC) from two‑term and winter‑term courses.
Thu, Apr. 16 Examinations begin.
Sat, Apr 18 Registration start date for Visiting students and for newly admitted undergraduate students — Regular session 2020‑21. Students admitted for September 2020 should register for winter‑term courses at the same time as fall‑term courses.
Thu, Apr. 30 Aide financière aux études (AFE) end of funding for winter term.
 
Summer Term 2020
Non-Standard
Term Dates
Not all courses fall within the standard term dates and deadlines. Please refer to Term Dates and Deadlines for non-standard dates and deadlines. For financial deadlines please see fee payment deadlines.
May 2020
Sun, May 3 Examinations end.
Mon, May 4 Classes begin — First‑term and two‑term summer session courses.
Sun, May 10 Last day to apply for DEF (Deferred) or MED (Medical) notation for courses ending in April 2020.
Mon, May 11 Last day to add first‑term and two‑term summer session courses.
Mon, May 11 Deadline for withdrawal with tuition refund (DNE) from first‑term and two‑term summer session courses.
Fri, May 15 Last day to apply for late completion of courses ending in April 2020.
Mon, May 18 Journée nationale des patriotes (Quebec), Victoria Day (elsewhere in Canada) — University closed.
Sat, May 30 Last day for submission of late‑completion work for courses ending in April 2020 (application deadline May 15).
June 2020
Mon, June 1 Last day for academic withdrawal (DISC) from first‑term summer session courses.
Wed, June 10 Spring convocations — Faculty of Arts and Science
Thu, June 11 Spring convocations — Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science
Mon, June 15 Spring convocations — John Molson School of Business
Mon, June 15 Spring convocations — Faculty of Fine Arts
Mon, June 15 Last day to apply for supplemental examinations for courses taken during the regular session 2019‑20.
Mon, June 15 Last day to apply for re‑evaluation of courses ending in April 2020.
Wed, June 17 Last day of classes — First‑term summer session.
Thu, June 18 Examinations begin — First‑term summer session finals.
Thu, June 18 Mid‑term break for two‑term summer session begins.
Tue, June 23 Examinations end — First‑term summer session finals.
Wed, June 24 Mid‑term break for two‑term summer session ends.
Wed, June 24 Fête nationale — University closed.
Thu, June 25 Classes begin — Second‑term summer session and special three‑ or six‑week summer session.
July 2020
Wed, July 1 Canada Day — University closed.
Thu, July 2 Last day to add second‑term summer session courses and first‑term special three‑ or six‑week summer session courses.
Thu, July 2 Deadline for withdrawal with tuition refund (DNE) from second‑term summer session and first‑term special three‑ or six‑week summer session courses.
Wed, July 8 Last day for academic withdrawal (DISC) from two‑term summer session courses.
Wed, July 8 Last day for academic withdrawal (DISC) from first‑term special three‑week summer session courses.
Wed, July 15 Last day to apply for fall 2020 graduation.
Thu, July 16 Last day of classes — First‑term special three‑week summer session.
Fri, July 17 Classes begin — Second‑term special three‑week summer session.
Tue, July 21 Last day for academic withdrawal (DISC) from special six‑week summer session courses.
Fri, July 24 Last day to register for second‑term special three‑week summer session courses.
Fri, July 24 Deadline for withdrawal with tuition refund (DNE) from second‑term special three‑week summer session courses.
Mon, July 27 Last day for academic withdrawal (DISC) from second‑term summer session courses.
Wed, July 29 Last day for academic withdrawal (DISC) from second‑term special three‑week summer session courses.
August 2020
Sat, Aug. 1 Last day to apply for Quebec resident status for summer session 2020.
Sat, Aug. 1 Registration start date for returning and newly authorized Independent students — Fall 2020 term.
Thu, Aug. 6 Last day of classes — Special six‑week and second‑term special three‑week summer session courses.
Wed, Aug. 12 Last day of classes — Two‑term and second‑term summer session courses.
Thu, Aug. 13 Examinations begin — Two‑term and second‑term summer session finals.
Tue, Aug. 18 Examinations end — Two‑term and second‑term summer session finals.
Wed, Aug. 19 Replacement and supplemental examinations begin — Regular session 2019‑20.
Mon, Aug. 24 Replacement and supplemental examinations end — Regular session 2019‑20.
Mon, Aug. 31 Last day to apply for DEF (Deferred) or MED (Medical) notation for courses taken during the summer session 2020.
September 2020
Tue, Sept. 1 Last day to apply for late completion of courses taken during the summer session 2020.
Mon, Sept. 7 Labour Day — University closed.
Tue, Sept. 8 Classes begin — Fall and fall/winter terms 2020‑21.
Wed, Sept. 9 Registration start date for newly admitted students — Winter 2021 term. New students admitted for winter 2021 can register any time after admission and advising criteria have been satisfied.
Tue, Sept. 15 Last day for submission of late‑completion work for summer session 2020 courses (application deadline September 1).
Wed, Sept. 16 Last day to apply for supplemental examinations for courses taken during the summer session 2020.
Mon, Sept. 21 Last day to add fall‑term and two‑term courses.
Mon, Sept. 21 Deadline for withdrawal with tuition refund (DNE) from fall‑term and two‑term courses.
October 2020
Thu, Oct. 1 Last day to apply for re‑evaluation of courses taken during the summer session 2020.
Sat, Oct. 3 Replacement and supplemental examinations — Summer session 2020 courses.
Mon, Oct. 12 Thanksgiving Day — University closed (see December 8, 2020).
November 2020
T.B.A. Fall convocations.
Mon, Nov. 2 Last day to apply for admission to undergraduate programs — Winter term 2021.
Mon, Nov. 2 Last day to apply for degree transfer — Winter term 2021 (for currently registered students to transfer into the Faculty of Arts and Science or the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science).
Mon, Nov. 9 Last day for academic withdrawal (DISC) from fall‑term courses.
Mon, Nov. 9 Last day to register with the Access Centre for Students with Disabilities and receive exam accommodations for the fall 2020 final examination period.
Wed, Nov. 25 Registration start date for newly authorized Independent students — Winter 2021 term.
Mon, Nov. 30 Last day for instructor‑scheduled tests or examinations.
December 2020
Tue, Dec. 1 Last day to apply for Quebec resident status for fall term 2020.
Mon, Dec. 7 Last day of classes — Fall term.
Tue, Dec. 8 Make‑up day for classes scheduled on Monday, October 12.
Wed, Dec. 9 Examinations begin.
Wed, Dec. 23 Examinations end.
Wed, Dec. 23 Aide financière aux études (AFE) end of funding for fall term.
Thu, Dec. 24 Holiday period — University closed. (December 24 to January 5)
 
Winter Term 2021
Non-Standard
Term Dates
Not all courses fall within the standard term dates and deadlines. Please refer to Term Dates and Deadlines for non-standard dates and deadlines. For financial deadlines please see fee payment deadlines.
January 2021
Wed, Jan. 6 Classes begin — Winter term 2021.
Wed, Jan. 6 Classes resume — Fall/winter term 2020‑21.
Fri, Jan. 15 Last day to apply for spring 2021 graduation.
Fri, Jan. 15 Last day to apply for DEF (Deferred) or MED (Medical) notation for courses ending in December 2020.
Tue, Jan. 19 Last day to add winter‑term courses.
Tue, Jan. 19 Deadline for withdrawal with tuition refund (DNE) from winter‑term courses.
February 2021
Mon, Feb. 1 Last day to apply for supplemental examinations for courses ending in December 2020 (graduating students only).
Mon, Feb. 1 Last day to apply for re‑evaluation of courses ending in December 2020.
Mon, Feb. 1 Last day to apply for late completion of courses ending in December 2020.
Mon, Feb. 15 Last day for submission of late‑completion work for courses ending in December 2020 (application deadline February 1).
March 2021
Mon, Mar. 1 Mid‑term break begins.
Mon, Mar. 1 Replacement examinations begin.
Mon, Mar. 1 Supplemental examinations begin for courses ending in December 2020 (graduating students only).
Mon, Mar. 1 Last day to apply for admission to undergraduate programs — Full‑time regular session 2021‑22.
Mon, Mar. 1 Last day to apply for degree transfer — Fall term 2021 (for currently registered students to transfer into a different degree in any Faculty).
Thu, Mar. 4 Replacement and supplemental examinations end.
Fri, Mar. 5 President’s Holiday — University closed.
Sun, Mar. 7 Mid‑term break ends.
Fri, Mar. 19 Last day to register with the Access Centre for Students with Disabilities and receive exam accommodations for the winter 2021 final examination period.
Mon, Mar. 22 Last day for academic withdrawal (DISC) from two‑term and winter‑term courses.
April 2021
Thu, Apr. 1 Last day to apply for Quebec resident status for winter term 2021.
Fri, Apr. 2 University closed (see April 15, 2021).
Sat, Apr. 3 University closed (see April 15, 2021).
Sun, Apr. 4 University closed.
Mon, Apr. 5 University closed (see April 14, 2021).
Tues, Apr. 6 Last day for instructor‑scheduled tests or examinations.
Tues, Apr. 13 Last day of classes — Fall/winter and winter terms 2020‑21.
Wed, Apr. 14 Make‑up day for classes scheduled on April 5.
Thu, Apr. 15 Make‑up day for classes scheduled on April 2 and 3.
Sat, Apr. 17 Examinations begin.
Fri, Apr. 30 Aide financière aux études (AFE) end of funding for winter term.
   
Summer Term 2021
Non-Standard
Term Dates
Not all courses fall within the standard term dates and deadlines. Please refer to Term Dates and Deadlines for non-standard dates and deadlines. For financial deadlines please see fee payment deadlines.
May 2021
Sun, May 2 Examinations end.
Mon, May 10 Last day to apply for DEF (Deferred) or MED (Medical) notation for courses ending in April 2021.
Sat, May 15 Last day to apply for late completion of courses ending in April 2021.
Mon, May 24 Journée nationale des patriotes (Quebec), Victoria Day (elsewhere in Canada) — University closed.
Sun, May 30 Last day for submission of late‑completion work for courses ending in April 2021 (application deadline May 15).
June 2021
T.B.A. Spring convocations.
Tues, June 15 Last day to apply for supplemental examinations for courses taken during the regular session 2020‑21.
Tues, June 15 Last day to apply for re‑evaluation of courses ending in April 2021.
Winter Term 2020
April 2020
Wed, Apr. 1 Last day to apply for Quebec Resident status for Winter term 2020
Wed, Apr. 1 Last day for final electronic submission of thesis through Spectrum, the Concordia Repository for students who are graduating in the Spring Term
Sat, Apr. 4 Last day for instructor‑scheduled tests or examinations
Thu, Apr. 9 Last day of classes, Winter Term
Fri, Apr. 10 University closed (see April 14, 2020)
Sat, Apr. 11 University closed (see April 14, 2020)
Sun, Apr. 12 University closed
Mon, Apr. 13 University closed
Tue, Apr. 14 Make-up day for classes scheduled on April 10 and 11
Wed, Apr. 15 Last day for academic withdrawal from two-term (/3 DISC) Winter-term (/4 DISC) courses
Thu, Apr. 16 Examinations begin
Fri, Apr. 17 Registration begins for Independent and visiting students - Regular session
Thu, Apr. 30 Aide financière aux études (AFE) end of funding for Winter Term
Summer Term 2020
Summer Registration Refer to the Graduate Registration Guide for exact dates of registration and the non-standard registration and withdrawal deadline dates.
May 2020
Sun, May 3 Examinations end
Mon, May 4 Classes begin, First-term and two-term summer session courses
Mon, May 11 Last day to add two-term and first-term Summer Session courses
Mon, May 11 Deadline for withdrawal with tuition refund* (DNE deadline) from two-term and first-term Summer Session courses
Mon, May 11
Deadline for withdrawal from program for Summer Session
Mon, May 11 In Progress deadline to submit coursework to professors for Winter 2019 courses
Mon, May 18 Victoria Day, University Closed
June 2020
Mon, Jun. 1 Last day for academic withdrawal from first-term Summer Session courses (/1 DISC)
Wed, June 10 Spring Convocations - Faculty of Arts and Science
Thu, June 11 Spring Convocations - GIna Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science
Mon, June 15 Spring Convocations - John Molson School of Business
Mon, June 15 Spring Convocations - Faculty of Fine Arts
Mon, Jun. 15 Last day to apply for re-evaluation of courses ending in April 2020 (/3 and /4)
Wed, Jun. 17 Last day of classes for first-term Summer Session
Thur, Jun. 18 Examinations begin, first-term summer session finals
Thur, Jun. 18 Mid-term break for two-term Summer Session begins
Tue, Jun. 23 Examinations end, first-term summer session finals
Wed, Jun. 24 Mid-term break for two-term Summer Session ends
Wed, Jun. 24
Fête Nationale, University closed
Thur, Jun. 25 Classes begin, second-term Summer Session
July 2020
Wed, Jul. 1
Canada Day, University closed
Thur, Jul. 2 Last day to add second-term Summer Session courses
Thur, Jul. 2 Deadline for withdrawal with tuition refund* from second-term Summer Session courses (/1 DNE)
Wed, Jul. 8 Last day for academic withdrawal from two-term Summer Session courses (/1 DISC)
Tue, Jul. 14 Last day for initial doctoral thesis submission to the Thesis Office for students who have applied for Fall graduation
Wed, Jul. 15 Last day to apply for Fall graduation
Mon, Jul. 27 Last day for academic withdrawal from second-term Summer Session courses (/1 DISC)
August 2020
Sat, Aug. 1
Last day to apply for Quebec Resident status for Summer Session 2020
Tue, Aug. 4 Deadline to submit electronic Master thesis to department for Spring convocation; consult with your department
Wed, Aug. 12 Last day of classes for two-term and second-term Summer Session
Thur, Aug. 13 Examinations begin, two-term Summer Session finals
Tue, Aug. 18 Examinations end, two-term Summer Session finals
Fall Term 2020
Fall/Winter Registration Refer to the Graduate Registration Guide for exact dates of registration and the non-standard registration and withdrawal deadline dates.
September 2020
Tue, Sep. 1 Last day for final electronic submission of thesis through Spectrum, the Concordia Repository, for students who are graduating in the Fall Term
Mon, Sep. 7 Labour Day, University closed
Tue, Sep. 8 Classes begin, Fall Term
Wed, Sep. 9 Registration begins for newly admitted students - Winter Session
Mon, Sep. 21 Last day to add two-term (/3) and Fall-term (/2) courses
Mon, Sep. 21 Deadline for withdrawal with tuition refund* from two-term (/3 DNE) and Fall-term courses (/2 DNE)
Mon, Sep. 21 Deadline for withdrawal from program for Fall Session
Mon, Sep. 21 In Progress deadline to submit coursework to professors for Summer 2020 courses
October 2020
Thur, Oct. 1 Last day to apply for re-evaluation of courses ending in August 2020 (/1)
Sat, Oct. 3 Replacement examinations - Summer Session
Mon, Oct. 12
Thanksgiving Day, University closed (see December 8, 2020)
November 2020
TBA Fall Convocations
Mon, Nov. 9 Last day for academic withdrawal from Fall-term courses (/2 DISC)
Mon, Nov. 9 Last day to register with the Access Centre for Students with Disabilities (ACSD) and receive exam accommodations for the Fall 2020 final exam
December 2020
Tue, Dec. 1 Last day to apply for Quebec Resident status for Fall Term 2020
Mon, Dec. 7
Last day of classes, Fall Term
Tue, Dec. 8
Make-up day for classes scheduled on Monday, October 12
Wed, Dec. 9 Examinations begin
Wed, Dec. 23
Examinations end
Wed, Dec. 23 Aide financière aux études (AFE) end of funding for Fall Term
Thur, Dec. 24
to Tue, Jan. 5
Holiday period, University closed
Winter Term 2021
Fall/Winter Registration Refer to the Graduate Registration Guide for exact dates of registration and the non-standard registration and withdrawal deadline dates.
January 2021
Wed, Jan. 6 Classes begin, Winter Term
Fri, Jan. 15 Last day for students to apply for Spring graduation
Tue, Jan. 19 Last day to add Winter-term courses (/4)
Tue, Jan. 19
Deadline for withdrawal with tuition refund* from Winter-term courses (/4 DNE)
Tue, Jan. 19 Deadline for withdrawal from program for Winter Session
Tue, Jan. 19 In Progress deadline to submit coursework to professors for Fall 2020 courses
February 2021
Mon, Feb. 1 Last day to apply for re-evaluation of courses ending in December 2020 (/2)
Thur, Feb. 11 Last day for initial doctoral thesis submission to the Thesis Office for students who have applied for Spring graduation
March 2021
Mon, Mar. 1
Mid-term break begins
Thur, Mar. 4 Deadline to submit electronic Master thesis to department for Spring convocation; consult with your department
Fri, Mar. 5 President's Holiday, University closed
Sun, Mar. 7
Mid-term break ends
Fri, Mar. 19 Last day to register with the Access Centre for Students with Disabilities (ACSD) and receive exam accommodations for the Winter 2021 final exam
Mon, Mar. 22
Last day for academic withdrawal from two-term (/3 DISC) Winter-term (/4 DISC) courses
April 2021
Thur, Apr. 1 Last day to apply for Quebec Resident status for Winter term 2021
Thur, Apr. 1 Last day for final electronic submission of thesis through Spectrum, the Concordia Repository for students who are graduating in the Spring Term
Fri, Apr. 2 University closed (see April 15, 2021)
Sat, Apr. 3
University closed (see April 15, 2021)
Sun, Apr. 4 University closed
Mon, Apr. 5 University closed (see April 14, 2021)  
Tue, Apr. 13 Last day of classes, Winter Term
Wed, Apr. 14 Make-up day for classes scheduled on April 5
Thur, Apr. 15 Make-up day for classes scheduled on April 2 and 3
Sat, Apr. 17 Examinations begin
Fri, Apr. 30 Aide financière aux études (AFE) end of funding for Winter Term

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