Dates & Deadlines

Academic Year Calendar 2019-2020

Important dates at-a-glance

Updated: May 21, 2019

 

2019 Summer Session (April 29 to August 31, 2019)
April 29
First day of Summer classes offered at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work (FIFSW)
May 3 Final day to enrol in May-to-June Session courses
May 15 Winter Session grades available for viewing by students on ACORN
May 20 Victoria Day (University closed)
May 24 Final date to drop May-to-June Session courses without academic penalty
June 4 June Convocation (for further details visit Convocation web page)
June 10 First day to add Fall 2019 courses
July 15 Fee deferral begins through ACORN
July 17 Grades for May-to-June Session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN

 

2019 Fall Session (September 9 to December 8, 2019)
September TBA SGS Orientation (Optional)
September 4 MSW Fall Orientation (For incoming Two-Year MSW Program students; Advanced Standing students welcome)
September 4 Workshop: Research and Writing at the Grad Level (For incoming Two-Year MSW Program students)
September 5 and 6 Introduction to Social Work Conference (For incoming Two-Year MSW Program students), 8:30am-4:00pm
September TBA PhD Orientation
Monday, September 9
First day of classes in Fall Session
September 11 Summer Session grades available for viewing by students on ACORN
September 11 First day of Practicum for MSW Year 2 and Advanced Standing Program (at practicum sites)
September 13 Registration for Fall Session ends; after this date a late registration fee will be assessed.
September 16 Final date to submit final doctoral theses to SGS to avoid fee charges for 2019-20
September 17 Final date to add Fall Session courses online through ACORN and waiting list ends.
September 23 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
September 27 Final date to submit final doctoral thesis to SGS for Fall Convocation.
September 27 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 14 Thanksgiving Day Holiday (University closed)
October 28 Final date to drop Fall Session course without academic penalty
November 18 Enrolment opens: To add 2020 Winter Session courses for students in the first year of the MSW Two-Year Program
November TBA Fall Convocation (www.convocation.utoronto.ca)
November 30* Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Winter (January to April) Session tuition and non-tuition fee amounts*
December 6 Last day of Practicum for MSW Year 2 and Advanced Standing Program
December 6 Last day of class in Fall Session
December 23 University closed for winter break from Monday, December 23 to Friday, January 6 inclusive

*November 30: For all students registered in the Fall and Winter sessions, except for 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 16.

2020 Winter Session (January 6 to April 3, 2020)
January 6
University reopens. Classes begin – Winter 2020 term
January 8 First day of Practicum for MSW Year 1 Program (at practicum sites)
January 8 First day of Practicum for MSW Year 2 and Advanced Standing Program winter session
January 14 Final date to add 2020 Winter Session courses online through ACORN
January 15 Fall Session grades available for viewing by students on ACORN
January 24 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 24 Final date to submit doctoral theses without fee payment
January 24* March 2019 graduation in absentia*
January 31 Internal deadline to apply for the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) through the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work
February 17-21 Reading Week (no classes or practicum held this week)
February 24 Final date to drop a full-year and/or a Winter Session course without academic penalty.
March 23 First day to enroll in 2020 Summer Session courses offered at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work through ACORN. The course timetable is posted on the Faculty website.
Week of March 30 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 10 Good Friday Holiday (University closed)
April 17 Final date for receipt of degree recommendations and submission of any required theses for master’s degrees for June convocation.
May 29 Last day of the Year 1 practicum

*January 24: Students who complete all degree requirements by January 24, 2020 may graduate in March in absentia or in June at convocation.

 

2020 Summer Session (April 27 to August 28, 2020)
April 27
First day of Summer classes offered at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work (FIFSW)
May 1 Final day to enrol in May-to-June Session courses
May 13 Winter Session grades available for viewing by students on ACORN
May 18 Victoria Day (University closed)
May 22 Final date to drop May-to-June Session courses without academic penalty
June TBA June Convocation (for further details visit Convocation web page). All degree requirements must be met by April 17, 2020.
June 15 First day to add Fall 2020 courses
July TBA Fee deferral begins through ACORN
July 15 Grades for May-to-June Session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN