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Dates & Deadlines

Academic Year Calendar Summer 2021, Fall-Winter 2021-2022

Important dates at-a-glance

Updated: April 22, 2021

 

2021 Summer Session (April 26 to August 31, 2021)
April 26
First day of Summer classes offered at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work (FIFSW)
May 7 Final day to enroll in May-to-June Session courses
May 19 Winter Session grades available for viewing by students on ACORN
May 21 Presidential Day (University closed)
May 24 Victoria Day (University closed)
May 28 Final date to drop May-to-June Session courses without academic penalty
June 23 June Convocation (for further details visit Convocation web page) All degree requirements must be met by April 16, 2021.
July 12 Final date to drop July-to-August session courses without academic penalty.
July 14 Grades for May-to-June Session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
July 19 First day to add Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 courses
July 19 Tuition fees posted on ACORN

First day to pay fees

August 27 Recommended tuition fee deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Fall session to ensure payment is received by the registration deadline of September 10th, and to avoid cancellation of registration and course enrolment. International students must make a payment by this date to ensure they are covered by UHIIP at the beginning of September.

 

 

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 5 First day of Practicum for MSW Year 1 of Two-Year MSW Program
January 5 First day of Practicum for MSW Year 2 and Advanced Standing Program winter session
January 7 Final date to add 2020 Winter Session courses online through ACORN
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 31 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 31 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.