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Dates & Deadlines

Academic Year Calendar – Fall 2021 | Winter 2022| Summer 2022 | Fall 2022 | Winter 2023

Important dates at-a-glance

Updated: May 16, 2022

2021 Fall Session (September to December 2021)
August 31 All-cohort MSW Fall Orientation
September 1 & 2 Introduction to Social Work Conference
September 8 Summer Session grades available for viewing by students on ACORN
September 9 SGS Orientation (Optional)
September 9 Workshop: Research and Writing at the Graduate Level
September TBA PhD Orientation
September 10 Registration for Fall Session ends; after this date a late registration fee will be assessed.
Monday, September 13
First day of classes in Fall Session*
September 15 First day of Practicum for MSW Year 2 and Advanced Standing Program
September 15 Final date to submit final doctoral theses to SGS to avoid fee charges for 2020-21.
September 17 Final date to add Fall Session courses online through ACORN.
September 20 Final date to add a Fall Session course through SGS Course Add/Drop form, with instructor and department chair signatures.
September TBA Graduate Student Association (GSA) Elections
October 1 Final date to submit final doctoral thesis to SGS for Fall Convocation.
October 1 Final date for receipt of degree recommendations and submission of any required theses for master’s degrees for Fall Convocation without fees being charged for the fall session.
October 11 Thanksgiving Day Holiday (University closed)
October 25 Final date to drop Fall Session course without academic penalty
November TBA Fall Convocation
November 30* Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Winter (January to April) Session tuition and non-tuition fee amounts**
December 7 Last day of class in Fall Session
December 10 Last day of Practicum for MSW Year 2 and Advanced Standing Program
December 22, 2021 – January 2, 2022 University closed for winter break from Wednesday, December 22 to Sunday, January 2 inclusive

** November 30: For all students registered in the Fall and Winter sessions, except those who have successfully registered without payment because they are receiving a full funding package via research stipend, a major award or scholarship, teaching assistantships, tuition waiver, and/or sponsorships. Monthly service charges will incur starting December 15

2022 Winter Session (January to April 2022)
January 3
University reopens. Classes begin – Winter 2022 term
January 12 Fall Session grades available for viewing by students on ACORN
January 21 Final Date to submit doctoral theses without payment of incidental Winter session fees
January 21 Final date for receipt of degree recommendations and submission of any required theses for March or June graduation for master’s students without fees being charged for the Winter Session.
January 21* Final date to submit doctoral theses for March Convocation in absentia*
TBA March 2022 graduation in absentia*
January 28 Internal deadline to apply for the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) through the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work
February 14 Final date to drop a full-year and/or a Winter Session course without academic penalty.
February 21-25 Reading Week (no classes or practicum held this week)
March 28 First day to enroll in 2021 Summer Session courses offered at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work through ACORN. The course timetable is posted on the Faculty website.
April 1 Winter Session courses end
SWK 4702Y, Practicum II ends
(for MSW Year 2 and Advanced Standing Program)
April TBA MSW Year 1 SWK 4701H Practicum I schedule changes to Tuesday-Friday 4 days (28 hrs) per week
April 14 Final date for receipt of degree recommendations and submission of any required theses for master’s degrees for June convocation.
April 15 Good Friday Holiday (University closed)
May 27 Last day of the Year 1 practicum (Jan-May)

*January 21: Students who complete all degree requirements by January 21, 2022 may graduate in March in absentia or in June at Spring convocation.

 

2022 Summer Session 
April 25 Classes begin – Summer 2022 term
May 9 Final day to enroll in May-to-June or May – August Session courses
May 18 Winter Session grades available for viewing by students on ACORN
May 23 Victoria Day (University closed)
May 27 Final date to drop (May-to-June) F section courses without academic penalty
June 13 Final date to drop (May-to-August) Y section courses without academic penalty.
June 17 June Convocation (for further details visit Convocation web page)
June 30 Presidential Day (University closed)
July 1 Canada Day (University closed)
July 13 Grades for (May-to-June) F section courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
July 18 First day to add Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 courses (at 6:00 a.m.)
July 22 Final date to drop July-to-August S section courses without academic penalty
August 1 Civic holiday (University closed)
August 30 Orientation

 

2022 Fall Session (September – December)
September 1 Recommended tuition fee payment deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Fall session to ensure payment is received by the registration deadline of September 16, and to avoid cancellation of registration and course enrolment. International students must make a payment by this date to ensure they are covered by UHIP at the beginning of September
September 5 Labour Day (University closed)
September 12 Fall Semester commences
September 14 Grades for all Summer session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
September 15 Final date to submit final doctoral theses to SGS to avoid fee charges for 2022-23
September 16 Registration deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Fall (September to December) session; after this date, a late registration fee will be assessed. Minimum required payment due (unpaid fees from previous session[s] + 100% of current Fall tuition fee charges)
September 26 Final date to add full-year and Fall session courses
September 30 Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Fall (September to December) session tuition and non-tuition fees for students registered in the Fall session only, 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 October 15
September 30 Final date to submit final doctoral theses for Fall Convocation
September 30 Final date for receipt of degree recommendations and submission of any required theses for master’s degrees for Fall Convocation without fees being charged for the Fall session
October 10 Thanksgiving Day (University closed)
October 31 Final date to drop Fall session courses without academic penalty
November Fall Convocation information and dates are posted at https://governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/convocation
November 30 Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Winter (January to April) session tuition and non-tuition fees for students registered in the Fall and Winter sessions, except for those who have successfully registered without payment because they are receiving OSAP or other government loans, 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 December 15
December 15 Recommended tuition fee payment deadline for all tuition fees billed for the 2022 tax year (Winter 2022, Summer 2022 and Fall 2022) for students who want eligible 2022 tuition fee payments to be reported on the 2022 calendar T2202 tax certificate, available for students to view and print on ACORN on February 21, 2023
December 19 Recommended tuition fee payment deadline for international students registering or starting their program in the Winter session (i.e. those who were not registered in the previous Fall session) to ensure they are covered by UHIP at the beginning of January
December 20 Recommended tuition fee payment deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Winter session (i.e. those who were not registered in the previous Fall session) to ensure payment is received by the registration deadline of January 13, and to avoid cancellation of registration and course enrolment
December 21 University closed for the winter break from Wednesday, December 21 to Sunday, January 1 inclusive.

 

2023 Winter Session (January to April)
January 2
University reopens
January 9 Classes begin – Winter 2023 term
January 18 Fall Session grades available for viewing by students on ACORN
January 16 Final Date to submit doctoral theses without payment of incidental Winter session fees
January 18 Grades for Fall session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
January 20* Final date to submit doctoral theses for March Convocation in absentia*
January 23 Final date to add Winter session courses
February 20 Family Day (University closed)
February 27 Final date to drop a full-year and/or a Winter Session course without academic penalty.
March March graduation in absentia information is posted at https://governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/convocation
April 7 Good Friday (University closed)
April 21 Final date for receipt of degree recommendations and submission of any required theses for master’s degrees for June convocation.