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Fall 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.
November 2020
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.
Thu, Nov. 19 Fall convocations.
Fri, Nov. 20 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 10)
 
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. 13 Classes begin — Winter term 2021.
Wed, Jan. 13 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. 26 Last day to add winter-term courses.
Tue, Jan. 26 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).
Wed, Mar. 3 Replacement and supplemental examinations end.
Thu, Mar. 4 University closed.
Fri, Mar. 5 President’s Holiday — University closed.
Sun, Mar. 7 Mid-term break ends.
Tue, Mar. 9 Registration start date for students with 0 to 9 credits to completion and for co-op students and varsity athletes — Regular and summer sessions 2021-22.
Wed, Mar. 10 Registration start date for students with 10 to 21 credits to completion — Regular and summer sessions 2021-22.
Thu, Mar. 11 Registration start date for students with 22 to 33 credits to completion — Regular and summer sessions 2021-22.
Fri, Mar. 12 Registration start date for students with 34 to 42 credits to completion — Regular and summer sessions 2021-22.
Mon, Mar. 15 Registration start date for students with 43 to 54 credits to completion — Regular and summer sessions 2021-22.
Tue, Mar. 16 Registration start date for students with 55 to 63 credits to completion — Regular and summer sessions 2021-22.
Wed, Mar. 17 Registration start date for students with 64 to 72 credits to completion — Regular and summer sessions 2021-22.
Thu, Mar. 18 Registration start date for students with 73 to 87 credits to completion — Regular and summer sessions 2021-22.
Fri, Mar. 19 Registration start date for students with 88 and more credits to completion — Regular and summer sessions 2021-22.
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 Registration start date for Visiting students and for returning and newly authorized Independent students — Summer session 2021.
Mon, Mar. 29 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 22, 2021).
Sat, Apr. 3 University closed (see April 22, 2021).
Sun, Apr. 4 University closed.
Mon, Apr. 5 University closed (see April 21, 2021).
Tue, Apr. 13 Last day for instructor-scheduled tests or examinations.
Tue, Apr. 20 Last day of classes — Fall/winter and winter terms 2020-21.
Tue, Apr. 20 Registration start date for Visiting students and for newly admitted undergraduate students — Regular session 2021-22. Students admitted for September 2021 should register for winter-term courses at the same time as fall-term courses.
Wed, Apr. 21 Make-up day for classes scheduled on April 5.
Thu, Apr. 22 Make-up day for classes scheduled on April 2 and 3.
Sat, Apr. 24 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 9 Examinations end.
Mon, May 10 Classes begin — First-term and two-term summer session courses.
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 17 Last day to add first-term and two-term summer session courses.
Mon, May 17 Deadline for withdrawal with tuition refund (DNE) from first-term and two-term summer session courses.
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.
Mon, June 7 Last day for academic withdrawal (DISC) from first-term summer session courses.
Tue, June 15 Last day to apply for supplemental examinations for courses taken during the regular session 2020-21.
Tue, June 15 Last day to apply for re-evaluation of courses ending in April 2021.
Wed, June 23 Last day of classes — First-term summer session.
Thu, June 24 Fête nationale — University closed.
Fri, June 25 Examinations begin — First-term summer session finals.
Fri, June 25 Mid-term break for two-term summer session begins.
Wed, June 30 Examinations end — First-term summer session finals.
July 2021
Thu, July 1 Canada Day — University closed.
Thu, July 1 Mid-term break for two-term summer session ends.
Mon, July 5 Classes begin — Second-term summer session and special three- or six-week summer session.
Mon, July 12 Last day to add second-term summer session courses and first-term special three- or six-week summer session courses.
Mon, July 12 Deadline for withdrawal with tuition refund (DNE) from second-term summer session and first-term special three- or six-week summer session courses.
Thu, July 15 Last day for academic withdrawal (DISC) from first-term special three-week summer session courses.
Thu, July 15 Last day for academic withdrawal (DISC) from two-term summer session courses.
Thu, July 15 Last day to apply for fall 2021 graduation.
Fri, July 23 Last day of classes — First-term special three-week summer session.
Mon, July 26 Classes begin — Second-term special three-week summer session.
Wed, July 28 Last day for academic withdrawal (DISC) from special six-week summer session courses.
Thu, July 29 Last day for academic withdrawal (DISC) from second-term summer session courses.
August 2021
Sun, Aug. 1 Last day to apply for Quebec resident status for summer session 2021.
Mon, Aug. 2 Registration start date for returning and newly authorized Independent students — Fall 2021 term.
Mon, Aug. 2 Last day to register for second-term special three-week summer session courses.
Mon, Aug. 2 Deadline for withdrawal with tuition refund (DNE) from second-term special three-week summer session courses.
Thu, Aug. 5 Last day for academic withdrawal (DISC) from second-term special three-week summer session courses.
Fri, Aug. 13 Last day of classes — Special six-week and second-term special three-week summer session courses.
Tue, Aug. 17 Last day of classes — Two-term and second-term summer session courses.
Wed, Aug. 18 Make-up day for classes scheduled on Thus in two-term summer session.
Thu, Aug. 19 Examinations begin — Two-term and second-term summer session finals.
Mon, Aug. 23 Examinations end — Two-term and second-term summer session finals.
Tue, Aug. 24 Replacement and supplemental examinations begin — Regular session 2020-21.
Sat, Aug. 28 Replacement and supplemental examinations end — Regular session 2020-21.
Tue, Aug. 31 Last day to apply for DEF (Deferred) or MED (Medical) notation for courses taken during the summer session 2021.
   
Fall 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.
September 2021
Wed, Sept. 1 Last day to apply for late completion of courses taken during the summer session 2021.
Mon, Sept. 6 Labour Day — University closed.
Tue, Sept. 7 Classes begin — Fall and fall/winter terms 2021-22.
Wed, Sept. 15 Last day for submission of late-completion work for summer session 2021 courses (application deadline September 1).
Thu, Sept. 16 Last day to apply for supplemental examinations for courses taken during the summer session 2021.
Mon, Sept. 20 Last day to add fall-term and two-term courses.
Mon, Sept. 20 Deadline for withdrawal with tuition refund (DNE) from fall-term and two-term courses.
Tue, Sept. 21 Registration start date for newly admitted students — Winter 2022 term. New students admitted for winter 2022 can register any time after admission and advising criteria have been satisfied.
October 2021
Fri, Oct. 1 Last day to apply for re-evaluation of courses taken during the summer session 2021.
Sat, Oct. 2 Replacement and supplemental examinations — Summer session 2021 courses.
Mon, Oct. 11 Thanksgiving Day — University closed (see December 7, 2021).
November 2021
T.B.A. Fall convocations.
Mon, Nov. 1 Last day to apply for admission to undergraduate programs — Winter term 2022.
Mon, Nov. 1 Last day to apply for degree transfer — Winter term 2022 (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. 8 Last day for academic withdrawal (DISC) from fall-term courses.
Fri, Nov. 12 Last day to register with the Access Centre for Students with Disabilities and receive exam accommodations for the fall 2021 final examination period.
Thu, Nov. 25 Registration start date for newly authorized Independent students — Winter 2022 term.
Mon, Nov. 29 Last day for instructor-scheduled tests or examinations.
December 2021
Wed, Dec. 1 Last day to apply for Quebec resident status for fall term 2021.
Mon, Dec. 6 Last day of classes — Fall term.
Tue, Dec. 7 Make-up day for classes scheduled on Mon, October 11.
Wed, Dec. 8 Examinations begin.
Wed, Dec. 22 Examinations end.
Wed, Dec. 22 Aide financière aux études (AFE) end of funding for fall term.
Thu, Dec. 23 Holiday period — University closed. (December 23 to January 5)
   
Winter Term 2022
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 2022
Thu, Jan. 6 Classes begin — Winter term 2022.
Thu, Jan. 6 Classes resume — Fall/winter term 2021-22.
Sat, Jan. 15 Last day to apply for spring 2022 graduation.
Sat, Jan. 15 Last day to apply for DEF (Deferred) or MED (Medical) notation for courses ending in December 2021.
Wed, Jan. 19 Last day to add winter-term courses.
Wed, Jan. 19 Deadline for withdrawal with tuition refund (DNE) from winter-term courses.
February 2022  
Tue, Feb. 1 Last day to apply for supplemental examinations for courses ending in December 2021 (graduating students only).
Tue, Feb. 1 Last day to apply for re-evaluation of courses ending in December 2021.
Tue, Feb. 1 Last day to apply for late completion of courses ending in December 2021.
Tue, Feb. 15 Last day for submission of late-completion work for courses ending in December 2021 (application deadline February 1).
Mon, Feb. 28 Mid-term break begins.
Mon, Feb. 28 Replacement examinations begin.
Mon, Feb. 28 Supplemental examinations begin for courses ending in December 2021 (graduating students only).
March 2022
Tue, Mar. 1 Last day to apply for admission to undergraduate programs — Full-time regular session 2022-23.
Tue, Mar. 1 Last day to apply for degree transfer — Fall term 2022 (for currently registered students to transfer into a different degree in any Faculty).
Thu, Mar. 3 Replacement and supplemental examinations end.
Fri, Mar. 4 President’s Holiday — University closed.
Sun, Mar. 6 Mid-term break ends.
Fri, Mar. 18 Last day to register with the Access Centre for Students with Disabilities and receive exam accommodations for the winter 2022 final examination period.
Mon, Mar. 21 Last day for academic withdrawal (DISC) from two‑term and winter‑term courses.
April 2022
Fri, Apr. 1 Last day to apply for Quebec resident status for winter term 2022.
Wed, Apr. 6 Last day for instructor‑scheduled tests or examinations.
Wed, Apr. 13 Last day of classes — Fall/winter and winter terms 2021‑22.
Fri, Apr. 15 University closed.
Sat, Apr. 16 University closed.
Sun, Apr. 17 University closed.
Mon, Apr. 18 University closed.
Tues, Apr. 19 Examinations begin.
Sat, Apr. 30 Aide financière aux études (AFE) end of funding for winter term.
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.
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 Sun, Jan. 10
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. 13 Classes begin, Winter Term
Fri, Jan. 15 Last day for students to apply for Spring graduation
Tue, Jan. 19 In Progress deadline to submit coursework to professors for Fall 2020 courses
Tue, Jan. 26 Deadline for withdrawal with tuition refund* from Winter-term courses (/4 DNE)
Tue, Jan. 26 Last day to add Winter-term courses (/4)
Tue, Jan. 26 Deadline for withdrawal from program for Winter Session
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. 29
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)  
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
Tue, Apr. 20 Last day of classes, Winter Term
Sat, Apr. 24 Examinations begin
Fri, Apr. 30 Aide financière aux études (AFE) end of funding for Winter Term
May 2021
Sun, May 9 Examinations end

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