Dates and deadlines 2016/2017


March 2016
April 2016
May 2016
June 2016
July 2016
August 2016
September 2016



March 2016

Friday, March 4
Final deadline to apply for part-time OSAP (for students registered part-time in the winter term only).

Spring/Summer 2016 student planning opens at 9:00 a.m.

Thursday, March 17
Last day to withdraw from winter term courses, no refund. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

End of winter term withdrawal period.

Friday, March 18
Student feedback on courses survey period begins.

Monday, March 21
Spring/Summer 2016 registration opens at 9:00 a.m.

Friday, March 25
Good Friday. University closed.

April 2016 

Friday, April 1
Deadline to submit Field Placement and Independent Study registration and proposal forms for 2016 spring/summer term credit.

Deadline to submit Letter of Permission request forms to study at another accredited post-secondary institution for 2016 spring/summer term credit.

Friday, April 8
Last day of winter term classes.

Sunday, April 10
Student feedback on courses survey period closes.

Tuesday, April 12 to Monday, April 18 [Updated: 2016-02-19]
Critique period for winter term classes. Student attendance is required.

Tuesday, April 19 to Thursday, April 21 [Updated: 2016-02-19]

Final examination period. Student attendance is required.

Thursday, April 21
End of winter 2016 term.

May 2016

GradEx: OCAD U's 100th Annual Graduate Exhibition.

Wednesday, May 4 [Updated: 2016-03-01]
Deadline for grade changes, including incomplete grades for 2016 winter term courses.

Deadline to clear out lockers.

Wednesday, May 4 to Saturday 7, 2016
GradEx: OCAD U's 101st Annual Graduate Exhibition.

Friday, May 13
Wait lists are no longer active for courses which begin the week of May 16.

Sunday, May 15
Last day to withdraw for 100% refund on 3 week courses, and 6 week courses that begin the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

Monday, May 16
Start of 3, 6 and 12 week courses that begin the week of May 16.

Monday, May 16 to Friday, May 20

2016 late registration for 6 week courses that begin the week of May 16. Late fee will apply for new registrants. Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on day of first class.

Monday, May 16 to Sunday, May 22

Withdrawal period for 50% refund on 3 week courses that begin the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, May 22.

Withdrawal period for 70% refund on 6 week courses that begin the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, May 22.

Tuesday, May 17 and Wednesday, May 18
Office of the Registrar open from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Wednesday, May 18
Last day to submit grade appeals for winter term courses.

Friday, May 20
Deadline for 2016 spring/summer fee payment without a late fee. Students who register for courses after May 20 must pay their fees in full by the next business day. Students who have not paid their fees in full by the next business day will incur a $50 late payment fee.

Sunday, May 22
Last day to withdraw for 50% refund on 3 week courses that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

Last day to withdraw for 70% refund on 6 week courses that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

Last day to withdraw for 100% refund on 12 week courses that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

Deadline for 2016 late registration for 12 week courses that began the week of May 16. Late fee will apply for new registrants. Register by 11:59 p.m., Sunday, May 22.

Monday, May 23
Victoria Day. University closed.

Monday, May 23 to Sunday, May 29
Withdrawal period for no refund on 3 week courses that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, May 29

Withdrawal period for 50% refund on 6 week courses that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, May 29.

Withdrawal period for 70% refund on 12 week courses that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, May 29.

Sunday, May 29
Last day to withdraw for no refund on 3 week courses that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

Last day to withdraw for 50% refund on 6 week courses that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

Last day to withdraw for 70% refund on 12 week courses that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

Monday, May 30
First day for student feedback on courses for courses beginning May 16 and ending June 3.

Monday, May 30 to Sunday, June 5
2016 late registration period for 3 week courses that begin the week of June 6. Late fee will apply for new registrants. Register by 11:59 p.m., Sunday, June 5.

Withdraw period for 60% refund for 12 week that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, June 5.

Late registration period for graduate studies courses that begin the week of June 6.

Monday, May 30 to Sunday, June 12
Withdraw period for no refund for 6 week course that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, June 12.

June 2016

Friday, June 3

Wait lists are no longer active for courses which begin the week of June 6.

Last day for student feedback on courses for courses beginning May 16 and ending June 3.

Sunday, June 5
Deadline for 2016 late registration for 3 week courses that begin the week of June 6. Late fee will apply for new registrants. Register by 11:59 p.m.

Last day to withdraw for 100% refund on 3 week courses that begin the week of June 6. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

Last day to withdraw for 60% on 12 week courses that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

Monday, June 6
Start of 3 week courses that begin the week of June 6.

Monday, June 6 to Sunday, June 12
Withdraw period for 50% refund for 3 week courses that begin the week of June 6. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, June 12.

Withdraw period for 50% refund for 12 week course that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, June 12.

Late registration period for graduate studies courses that begin the week of June 13.

Wednesday, June 8
Deadline for grade changes, including incomplete grades for 3 week courses that began the week of May 16.

Friday, June 10
Spring convocation. Office of the Registrar closed.

Sunday, June 12
Last day to withdraw for 50% refund on 3 week courses that began the week of June 6. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

Last day to withdraw for no refund on 6 week courses that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

Last day to withdraw for 50% refund on 12 week courses that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

Monday, June 13 to Sunday, June 19
Withdraw period for no refund for 3 week courses that began the week of June 6. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, June 19.

Withdraw period for 40% refund for 12 week courses that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, June 19.

Sunday, June 19
Last day to withdraw for no refund of 3 week courses that began the week of June 6. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

Last day to withdraw for 40% refund for 12 week courses that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

Monday, June 20
First day for student feedback on courses for graduate studies courses beginning June 6 and June 13, and ending June 24.

First day for student feedback on courses for undergraduate courses beginning  May 16 and ending June 29, and beginning June 6 and ending June 24.

Monday, June 20 to Sunday, July 24
Withdraw period for no refund for 12 week courses that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, July 24.

Wednesday, June 22
Last day to submit grade appeals for 3 week courses that began the week of May 16.

Monday, June 20 to Sunday, June 26
Late registration period for graduate studies courses that begin the week of June 27.

Friday, June 24
Last day for student feedback on courses for graduate studies courses beginning June 6 and June 13, and ending June 24.

Last day for student feedback on courses for undergraduate courses beginning  May 16 and ending June 29, and beginning June 6 and ending June 24.

Monday, June 27 to Friday, July 1
2016 spring/summer study week for 12 week courses that began the week of May 16. No classes scheduled.

Tuesday, June 28 to Thursday, June 30
Critique (June 28 and June 29) and examination (June 30) period for 6 week courses that began the week of May 16. Student attendance is required.

Critique (June 28 and June 29) and examination (June 30) period for 3 week courses that began the week of June 6. Student attendance is required.

Wednesday, June 29
Deadline for grade changes, including incomplete grades for 3 week courses that began the week of June 6.

Thursday, June 30
Wait lists are no longer active for courses which begin the week of July 4.

July 2016

Friday, July 1
Canada Day. University closed.

Sunday, July 3
Last day to withdraw for 100% refund for 6 week courses that begin the week of Monday, July 4. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, July 4.

Monday, July 4
Start of 6 week courses that begin the week of July 4.

Office of the Registrar open from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Monday, July 4 to Friday, July 8
2016 late registration for 6 week courses that begin the week of July 4. Late fee will apply for new registrants. Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on day of first class.

Monday, July 4 to Sunday, July 10
Withdraw period for 70% refund for 6 week courses that begin Monday, July 4. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, July 10.

Tuesday, July 5
Office of the Registrar open from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sunday, July 10
Last day to withdraw for 70% refund for 6 week courses that began the week of Monday, July 4. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

Monday, July 11
Deadline for grade changes, including incomplete grades for 6 week courses that began the week of May 16.

Monday, July 11 to Sunday, July 17

Withdraw period for 50% refund for 6 week courses that began the week of Monday, July 4. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, July 17.

Sunday, July 17
Last day to withdraw for 50% refund for 6 week courses that began the week of Monday, July 4. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

Monday, July 18
Last day to submit grade appeals for 3 week courses that began the week of June 6.

Monday, July 18 to Friday, July 24

Late registration period for graduate studies courses that begin the week of July 25.

Monday, July 18 to Sunday, July 31
Withdraw period for no refund for 6 week courses that began the week of Monday, July 4. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, July 31.

Sunday, July 24
Last day to withdraw for no refund for 12 week courses that began the week of May 16. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

Monday, July 25
Last day to submit grade appeals for 6 week courses that began the week of May 16.

Sunday, July 31
Last day to withdraw for no refund for 6 week courses that began the week of July 4. Withdraw before 11:59 p.m.

August 2016

Monday, August 1
Civic holiday. University closed.

Monday, August 8
First day for student feedback on courses for graduate studies courses beginning July 25 and ending August 15.

First day for student feedback on courses for undergraduate courses beginning May 17 and ending August 15, and beginning July 4 and ending August 15.

Friday, August 12
Last day for student feedback on courses for graduate studies courses beginning July 25 and ending August 15.

Last day for student feedback on courses for undergraduate courses beginning May 17 and ending August 15, and beginning July 4 and ending August 15.

Tuesday, August 16 to Thursday, August 18
Critique (August 16 and August 17) and examination (August 18) period for 6 week courses that began the week of July 4, and 12 week courses that began May 17.

September 2016

Friday, September 2
Deadline for grade changes, including incomplete grades for 6 week courses that began the week of July 4, and 12 week courses that began May 17.

Monday, September 5

Labour Day. University closed.

Wednesday, September 7
First day of 2016 fall term classes.

Office of the Registrar open from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Thursday, September 8
Office of the Registrar open from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday, September 16
Last day to submit grade appeals for 6 week courses that began the week of July 4, and 12 week courses that began the week of May 16.