Dates and deadlines 2008/2009

June 2008

July 2008

August 2008

September 2008

October 2008

November 2008

December 2008

January 2009

February 2009

March 2009

April 2009

May 2009

June 2009

July 2009

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September2009


June 2008


Monday, June 2

Summer duration 4 begins.


Monday, June 2 to Wednesday, June 4

Duration 4 late registration period for new registrants, with late fee, in-person only.


Wednesday, June 4

Registration closes at 4 p.m. for duration 4 courses.


Thursday, June 5

Spring Convocation. Office of the Registrar closed.


Friday, June 6

Last day to withdraw from duration 3 and duration 4 courses. Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours.


Monday, June 16 to Friday, June 20

Duration 5 course change period, online.

Duration 5 late online registration period for new registrants, with late fee.


Friday, June 20

Last day forduration 5 late course registration on-line. Registration closes forduration 5 adds, drops and course changes at 4 pm. Last day to withdraw fromduration 5 courses with 100% refund.


Monday, June 23

Summer duration 5 begins.


Monday, June 23 to Friday, June 27

Duration 5 late registration period for new registrants, with late fee, in-person only.


Friday, June 27

Last day to submit duration 1 grade appeals.


July 2008


Tuesday, July 1

Canada Day. University closed.


Friday, July 4

Last day to withdraw from duration 5 courses (65% tuition refund). Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours.


Friday, July 18

Last day to submit duration 2 and duration 4 grade appeals.


Monday, July 21 to Friday, July 25

Duration 6 late on-line registration period for new registrants, with late fee.


Friday, July 25

Last day to submit graduation applications to the Office of the Registrar for 2008 Fall Convocation without a late fee.

Last day forduration6 late course registration on-line. Registration closes forduration 6 adds, drops and course changes. Last day to withdraw fromduration 6 courses with 100% refund.


Monday, July 28

Summer duration 6 begins.


Monday, July 28 to Wednesday, July 30

Duration 6 late registration period for new registrants, with late fee, in-person only.

August 2008


Friday, August 1

Last day to withdraw from summer duration 6 courses (65% tuition refund). Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours.

Deadline to submit Letter of Permission requests for 2008 fall semester credit.


Monday, August 4

Civic holiday. University closed.


Wednesday, August 13

Deadline for Mobility/Exchange applicants for the 2009 semester


Friday, August 22

Last day for fee payment without a late fee. Students who have not paid their fees in full, submitted a Student Loan Deferment Form to the Financial Aid & Awards Office, OR provided proof of sponsorship to the Student Accounts Clerk by this deadline will incur a $45 late payment fee.

Students who register for courses after August 21, 2008 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 of registering will incur a $45 late payment fee.


Saturday, August 23 to Friday, September 19

Late registration period for new registrants for 2008 full year(duration 1)and fall semester (duration 2) courses with a late fee.


Friday, August 29

End of 2008 summer semester.


September 2008


Monday, September 1

Labour Day. University closed.


Wednesday, September3 to Friday, September 19

Fall OSAP Disbursement, Level 1, 51McCaul Street as per the schedule available from the Financial Aid & Awards office.


Monday, September 8

First day of 2008 full year (duration 1) and fall semester (duration 2) classes.


Friday, September 19

Last day for full year (duration 1) and fall semester (duration 2) late course registration. Registration closes for full year (duration 1) and fall semester (Duration 2) adds, drops and course changes. Last day to withdraw from full year (duration 1) and fall semester (duration 2) courses with 100% refund.


Monday, September 22 to Friday, October 3

Withdrawal period for fall semester (duration 2) courses with 65% tuition refund.

Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm).


Monday, September 22 to Friday October 17

Withdrawal period for full year (duration 1) courses with 65% tuition refund. Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm).


Friday, September 26

Deadline to request a deferred examination for full year (duration 1) and fall semester (duration 2) courses on the basis of religious obligations.

Deadline for full-time students from the Hamilton region to submit applications for the Chaney-Ensign Bursary Fund (fall semester) to the Financial Aid & Awards Office.

Deadline for students participating in the Mobility/Exchange Program in the 2008/2009 winter semester to submit applications for the Joubin-Selig Bursary Program and the Ontario International Education Opportunity Scholarship to the Financial Aid & Awards Office.

Last day to submit summer duration 6 grade appeals.


Tuesday, September 30

Deadline to submit documents and a waiver to opt out of the Student Benefit Plans (Dental and/or Accident & Sickness) or for students to opt into one or both of these plans (part-time student or family coverage).

Deadline to submit completed UHIP forms for family coverage.


October 2008


Friday, October 3

Last day to withdraw from fall semester (duration 2) courses with 65% tuition refund. Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar by 4 pm.

Last day to submit late graduation applications to the Office of the Registrar for 2008 Fall Graduation with a late fee.


Monday, October 6 to Friday, October 17

Withdrawal period for fall semester (duration 2) courses with 50% tuition refund.

Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm).


Tuesday, October 7

Final deadline to apply for OSAP (for students registered in the fall semester only).


Monday, October 13

Thanksgiving Day. University closed.


Friday, October 17

Last day to withdraw from full year (duration 1) courses with 65% tuition refund.

Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar by 4 pm.

Last day to withdraw from fall semester (duration 2) courses with 50% tuition refund. Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar by 4 pm.


Monday, October 20 to Friday, October 31

Final withdrawal period for fall semester (duration 2) courses (no refund). Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm).


Monday, October 20 to Friday, November 14

Withdrawal period for full year (duration 1) courses with 50% tuition refund. Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm).


Friday, October 31

Last day to withdraw from fall semester (duration 2) courses (no refund). Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar by 4 pm.

Deadline to submit Letter of Permission requests for 2009 winter semester credit.

Fall Convocation.


November 2008


Monday, November 3

Deadline for first-year students to submit applications to change program at the end of the fall semester.


Friday, November 14

Last day to withdraw from full year (duration 1) courses with 50% tuition refund.

Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar by 4 pm.

Deadline to submit Special Studies (Field Study or Self-Directed Study) registration and proposal forms for 2009 winter semester (duration 3) credit.


Monday, November 17 to Friday, January 16

Final withdrawal period for full year (duration 1) courses (no refund). Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm).


December 2008


Monday, December 8

Last day of regular fall semester (duration 2) classes.


Wednesday, December 10 to Friday, December 19

Final examination and critique period for fall semester (duration 2) classes and critiques for Self-Directed Studies. Student attendance is required.


Saturday, December 13

Exam conflict date.


Friday, December 19

Last day for new students to register for 2009 winter semester (duration 3) courses without a late fee.

Deadline for fee payment for new registrants in 2009 winter semester (duration 3) courses.

2009 winter semester (duration 3) course registration closes at 4 pm and will re-open on Monday, January 5, 2009 at 9 am.

End of 2008 fall semester.


Wednesday, December 24 to Friday, January 2

University closed.

January 2009


Monday, January 5

Registration and course changes for winter semester (duration 3) resumes at 9 am.


Monday, January5 to Friday, January 16

Late registration period for new registrants for 2009 winter semester (duration 3) courses with a late fee.


Monday, January 5

First day of 2009 winter semester classes.


Monday, January 5 to Friday, January 16

Winter OSAP Disbursement, Level 1, 51 McCaul Street as per the schedule available from the Financial Aid & Awards office.


Friday, January 9

Deadline for grade changes, including incomplete grades for 2008 fall semester (duration 2) courses.

Last day for second installment payment due by 4 pm. All student fees must be paid in full. Any balances remaining after this date will be subject to a $45 late payment fee.


Friday, January 16

Last day for winter semester (duration 3) late registration. Registration closes for winter semester (duration 3) adds, drops and course changes.

Last day to withdraw from winter semester (duration 3) courses with 100% refund.

Last day to withdraw from full year (duration 1) courses (no refund). Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar by 4 pm.


Monday, January 19 to Friday, January 30

Withdrawal period for winter semester (duration 3) courses with 65% tuition refund.

Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm).


Thursday, January 22

Final deadline to apply for OSAP (for students registered in the fall & winter semesters or winter semester only).


Friday, January 23

Deadline to request a deferred examination for winter semester (duration 3) courses on the basis of religious obligations.

Last day to submit grade appeals for 2008 fall semester (duration 2) courses.

Final deadline to apply for OSAP (for students registered in the fall & winter semesters or winter semester only).


Monday, January 26

Deadline for full-time students from the Hamilton region to submit applications for the Chaney-Ensign Bursary Fund (winter semester) to the Financial Aid & Awards Office.


Friday, January 30

Last day to withdraw from winter semester (duration 3) courses with 65% tuition refund. Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar by 4 pm.


February 2009


Monday, February 2 to Friday, February 13

Withdrawal period for winter semester (duration 3) courses with 50% tuition refund. Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm).


Friday, February 6

Deadline for 2009/2010 Florence Off-Campus Studies applications.

Deadline for 2009/2010 Advanced Visual Studies Certificate in Florence applications.

Deadline for first-year Faculty of Art students to submit Request to major.

Deadline for applications to transfer from Faculty of Art to Faculty of Design or from one Design program to another.

Last day to submit graduation applications to the Office of the Registrar for Spring 2009 Convocation without a late fee.

Deadline for full-time third or fourth-year students in extreme financial need to submit applications for the Masonic Foundation of Ontario Bursary Program to the Financial Aid & Awards Office.


Friday, February 13

Last day to withdraw from winter semester (duration 3) courses with 50% tuition refund. Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar by 4 pm.

Deadline to submit OSAP appeals to the Financial Aid & Awards Office.


Monday, February 16

Family Day. University closed.


Monday, February 16 to Saturday, February 21

Study Week. No classes scheduled.


Tuesday, February 17 to Friday, March 6

Final withdrawal period for winter semester (duration 3) courses (no refund). Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar by 4 pm.


Monday, February 23

Deadline for Mobility/Exchange program applications for the 2009 fall semester.


March 2009


Monday, March 2

Deadline to submit Special Studies (Field Study or Self-Directed Study) Registration and Proposal forms for 2009 summer semester credit.


Friday, March 6

Last day to withdraw from winter semester (duration 3) courses (no refund). Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar by 4 pm.


Friday, March 27

Deadline to submit Letter of Permission request for 2009 summer semester credit.


April 2009


Monday, April 6 to Thursday, April 9

Last day of regular Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday winter semester classes.


Friday, April 10

Good Friday. University closed.


Monday, April 13

Last day of regular winter semester classes.

Classes held on Monday, April 13 will be those normally scheduled on Fridays.


Tuesday, April 14 to Thursday, April 23

Final examination and critique period for full year (duration 1) and winter semester (duration 3) classes and critiques for Self-Directed Studies. Student attendance is required.

April 21, 22, and 23 are exam dates for 100- and 200-level Liberal Studies courses. 3rd and 4th year critiques could well be scheduled on these dates.


Friday, April 24

Exam conflict date and overflow date for critiques.

End of 2009 winter semester.


May 2009


Friday, May 1

Deadline to submit Special Studies (Field Study or Self-Directed Study) registration and proposal forms for 2009 fall semester (duration 2) credit.

Deadline for grade changes, including incomplete grades, for full year (duration 1) and winter semester (duration 3) courses.


Friday, May 8

Deadline for 2009 Summer semester fee payment without a late fee. Students who register for courses after May 7 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 fee.


Friday, May 8 to Sunday, May 10

94th Annual Student Exhibition


Monday, May 11 to Friday, May 15

2009 summer durations 1, 2 and 3 course change period, on-line.

2009 summer durations 1, 2 and 3 late on-line registration period for new registrants, with late fee.


Friday, May 15

Last day to withdraw from 2009 summer durations 1, 2 and 3 courses with 100% refund.


Monday, May 18

Victoria Day. University closed.


Tuesday, May 19

2009 summer durations 1, 2, and 3 begin.

2009 summer duration 1late registration and course changeperiod, with late fee, in person only. Course request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours before the start of the second class.


Tuesday, May 19 to Friday, May 22

2009 summer duration 2 late registration and course change period, with late fee, in person only. Course request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours.


Tuesday, May 19 to Friday, May 29

2009 summer duration 3 late registration and course change period, with late fee, in person only. Course request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours.


Friday, May 22

Last day to submit grade appeals for full year (duration 1) and winter semester (duration 3) courses.

Last day to withdraw from 2009 summer duration 1 courses with 65% refund. There is no withdrawal or refund after this date. Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours.

Registration closes at 4:00 p.m. for 2009 summer 2 courses.


Friday, May 29

Last day to withdraw from 2009 summer duration 2 courses with 65% refund. There is no withdrawal or refund after this date. Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours.

Registration closes at 4:00 p.m. for 2009 summer duration 3 courses.


June 2009


Monday, June 1 to Friday, June 5

2009 summer duration 4 course change period, on-line.

2009 summer duration 4 late on-line registration period for new registrants, with late fee.


Thursday, June 4

Spring Convocation. Office of the Registrar closed.


Friday, June 5

Last day of summer duration 1 classes.

End of summer duration 1.

Last day to withdraw from 2009 summer duration 4 courses with 100% refund.


Monday, June 8

2009 summer duration 4 begins.

2009 summer duration 4 late registration and course change period, with late fee, in person only. Course request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours before the start of the second class.


Friday, June 12

Last day to withdraw from 2009 summer duration 3 and duration 4 courses with 65% refund. There is no withdrawal or refund after this date. Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours.


Friday, June 26

Last day of summer duration 4 classes.


Monday, June 29

Last day of summer duration 2 classes.

Classes held on Monday, June 29 will be those normally scheduled on Mondays.


Monday, June 29 and Tuesday, June 30

Critique period for 2009 summer duration 4 classes. Student attendance is required.


Monday, June 29 to Friday, July 3

2009 summer duration 5 course change period, on-line.

2009 summer duration 5 late on-line registration period for new registrants, with late fee.


Tuesday, June 30

End of summer duration 4.


Tuesday, June 30 to Friday, July 3

Critique and examination period for 2009 summer duration 2 classes. Student attendance is required.


July 2009


Wednesday, July 1

Canada Day. University closed.


Friday, July 3

Last day to withdraw from 2009 summer duration 5 courses with 100% refund.

End of summer duration 2.


Monday, July 6

2009 summer duration 5 begins.

Last day to submit 2009 summer duration 1 grade appeals.


Monday, July 6 to Friday, July 10

2009 summer duration 5 late registration and course change period, with late fee, in person only. Course request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours.


Friday, July 10

Registration closes at 4:00 p.m. for summer duration 5 courses.


Friday, July 17

Last day to withdraw from 2009 summer duration 5 courses with 65% refund. There is no withdrawal or refund after this date. Course withdrawal request forms must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar during regular office hours.


Friday, July 24

Last day to submit graduation applications to the Office of the Registrar for 2009 Fall Convocation without a late fee.


Monday, July 27

Last day to submit 2009 summer duration 2 and duration 4 grade appeals.


August 2009


Monday, August 3

Civic holiday. University closed.


Thursday, August 13

Last day summer duration 3 classes.


Monday, August 17

Last day of summer duration 5 classes.

Classes held on Monday, August 17 will be those normally scheduled on Mondays.


Tuesday, August 18to Friday, August 21

Final examination and critique period for summer duration 3 and duration 5 classes. Student attendance is required.


Friday, August 21

End of summer duration 3.

End of summer duration 5.


September 2009


Monday, September 7

Labour Day. University closed.


Tuesday, September 8

First day of 2009 full year (duration 1) and fall semester (duration 2) classes


Wednesday, September 9

Last day to submit 2009 summer duration 3 and duration 5 grade appeals.