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Dates & Deadlines

Academic Year Calendar – Fall 2023 | Winter 2024 | Summer 2024

Updated: January 24, 2024

Fall Session Winter Session Summer Session

2023 Fall Session (September – December)

July 17 Invoices available on ACORN; Registration for Fall session begins
August 7 Civic Holiday (University closed)
September 1 Payment deadline for students registering/starting program in Fall. Minimum required payment due = unpaid fees from previous session[s] + 100% of current Fall tuition fee charges
September 4 Labour Day (University closed)
September 6 MSW 2YR  Orientation and EDI workshops (mandatory attendance)
September 6 MSW AS EDI workshops (mandatory attendance)
September 7-8 MSW 2YR Introduction to Social Work Conference
September 7-8 MSW AS Practice Seminars
September 7-8 PhD Orientation
September 5 Summer session coursework must be completed and grades submitted
September 11 Fall session classes begin
September 13 Summer session course grades viewable on ACORN
September 15 MSW ITR Sunrise Ceremony and Orientation
September 15 Final date to submit final doctoral theses to SGS to avoid fee charges for 2023-24
September 20 Final date to add full-year and Fall session courses
September 29 Final date to submit final theses Fall Convocation, and avoid fees being charged for the Fall session
September 30 Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Fall (September to December) session tuition and non-tuition fees
October 2 TBD Deadline to opt-out of GSU Health and Dental benefits
October 9 Thanksgiving Day (University closed)
October 10-13 FIFSW Fall Reading Week, no classes or practicum
October 16 Service charges begin on Fall balance
November 6 Final date to drop Fall session courses without academic penalty
November TBD Fall Convocation information and dates are posted at governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/convocation
November 30 Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Winter (January to April) session fees for students WITHOUT approved deferral based on:
-OSAP (or other government loans); OR
-a full funding package (PhD students); OR
-a major award/scholarship; OR
-tuition waiver; OR
-sponsorships
December 7 Last day of Fall session classes
December 25 Services charges on outstanding Winter balance begin for students without approved deferral
December 15 Payment deadline for all tuition fees billed for the 2023 tax year (Winter 2023, Summer 2023, and Fall 2023) for students who want eligible 2023 tuition fee payments to be reported on the 2023 calendar T2202 tax certificate
December 15 Tuition fee payment deadline for students registering/starting program in Winter session (i.e., those who were not registered in the previous Fall session)
December 21 University closed for the winter break from Thursday, December 21 to Monday, January 1 inclusive.

2024 Winter Session (January – April)

January 2 Presidential Day (University closed)
January 3 University re-opens
January 8 Winter session classes begin
January 9 Fall session coursework must be completed and grades submitted
January 15 Final date to submit doctoral theses without payment of incidental Winter session fees
January 17 Grades for Fall session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
January 19 Final date to submit final theses and grades for March graduation in absentia, and avoid fees being charged for the Winter session
January 19 Final date for all students to request that their degrees be conferred in absentia in March
January 19 Students dually registered in the Fall session must be recommended for the master’s degree by this date to maintain their PhD registration
January 22 Final date to add Winter session courses
January 31 Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Winter (January to April) session tuition and non-tuition fees for students:
– registered in the Winter session only (no previous Fall registration)
– students with OSAP (or other government loans)
February 1 Field of Study selections deadline for MSW year 1 students
February 15 Monthly service charges on outstanding Winter fees begin for student with OSAP (or other government loans)
February 19 Family Day (University closed)
February 20-23 Winter Reading Week
February 20 Final date to drop full-year and Winter session courses without academic penalty
February 21 Tax slips available on ACORN
March TBD March graduation in absentia information is posted at governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/convocation
March 11 TBD Summer course enrolment opens
March 29 Good Friday (University closed)
April 5 For the last day of Winter session classes (Practium placements may continue)
April 9 Final date to submit final theses and grades for June convocation. All coursework must be completed and grades submitted
April 19 Payment deadline for MSW AS students starting their program in the Summer session
April 22 week TBD For the first day of Summer classes
April 30 Payment deadline for graduating students; and for students with approved deferral based on a full funding package (PhD students), a major award/scholarship, tuition waiver, and/or sponsorships.

2024 Summer Session (May – August)

May 3 Registration deadline for students starting their program in Summer (May to August) session; Minimum required payment due = unpaid fees from previous session[s] + 50% of Summer session tuition fees
May 7 Coursework must be completed and grades submitted for full-year and Winter session courses (except for extended courses)
 May 13 Final date to enrol in May-to-June or May-to-August session courses
May 15 Grades for Winter session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
May 20 Victoria Day (University closed)
May 31 Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Summer (May to August) session tuition and non-tuition fees for students registered in the Summer session, except for those who have successfully registered without payment because they are receiving a full funding package via a
research stipend, a major award or scholarship, teaching assistantships, tuition waiver, and/or sponsorships. Monthly service charges will begin accruing on June 15
June TBD June Convocation information and dates are posted at governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/convocation
June 3 Final date to drop May-to-June F section courses without academic penalty
June 24 Final date to drop May-to-August session Y section courses without academic penalty
July 1 Canada Day (University closed)
July 8 Final date to enrol in July-to-August courses
July 9 Coursework must be completed and grades submitted for May-to-June F section courses
July 17 Grades for May-to-June F section courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
July 29 Final date to drop July-to-August S section courses without academic penalty
August 5 Civic Holiday (University closed)