Dates and deadlines 2012/2013

June 2012

July 2012

August 2012

September 2012

October 2012

November 2012

December 2012

January 2013

February 2013

March 2013

April 2013

May 2013

June 2013


June 2012


Friday, June 8

Spring Convocation. Office of the Registrar closed.


Monday, June 25

2012 fall and 2013 winter registration opens at 9:00 a.m. for new first-year students.


Thursday, June 28

2012 fall and 2013 winter registration opens at 9:00 a.m. for graduate studies students.

2012 fall and 2013 winter registration opens at 9:00 a.m. for students who have completed a total of 17.5 or more credits. [updated 2012-06-27]


July 2012


Monday, July 2

Canada Day. University closed.


Tuesday, July 3

2012 fall and 2013 winter registration opens at 12:30 a.m. for students who have completed a total of 14.5 to 17.25 credits.


Thursday, July 5

2012 fall and 2013 winter registration opens at 12:30 a.m. for students who have completed a total of 12.0 to 14.25 credits.


Monday, July 9

2012 fall and 2013 winter registration opens at 12:30 a.m. for students who have completed a total of 9.5 to 11.75 credits.


Wednesday, July 11

2012 fall and 2013 winter registration opens at 12:30 a.m. for students who have completed a total of 6.0 to 9.25 credits.


Friday, July 13

2012 fall and 2013 winter registration opens at 12:30 a.m. for students who have completed a total of 0 to 5.75 credits.


Wednesday, July 18

Priority enrolment is lifted for Year 4 courses (except Thesis). Remaining spaces in courses will be open to students in other Faculties and Majors.


Friday, July 20

Deadline to submit Special Studies (Field Study or Self-Directed Study) registration and proposal forms for 2012 fall semester (duration 2) credit.

Last day to submit graduation applications to the Office of the Registrar for Fall 2012 Graduation without a late fee.

Deadline to submit Letter of Permission requests to study at another accredited post-secondary institution for 2012 fall semester credit.

Recommended deadline to apply for OSAP to ensure funds will be available in September.


Tuesday, July 24

Priority enrolment is lifted for Year 3 courses. Remaining spaces in courses will be open to students in other Faculties and Majors.


Monday, July 30

Priority enrolment is lifted for Year 2 courses. Remaining spaces in courses will be open to students in other Faculties and Majors.


Tuesday, July 31

Registration begins at 9 am for Alumni admitted to Postgraduate certificate programs. Contact the appropriate Faculty office to request access to required courses.

Registration begins at 9 am for students admitted to OCAD University on Special student status. Course eligibility is based on a brief personal interview. Contact the appropriate Faculty office to make an appointment.


August 2012


Monday, August 6

Civic holiday. University closed.


Friday, August 31

Last day for fee payment without a late fee. Students who have not paid their fees in full or provided proof of sponsorship to the Student Accounts Clerk by this deadline will incur a $50 late payment fee. [updated: 2012-07-27]

Students who register for courses after Friday, August 31 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 $50 late payment fee.


September 2012


Saturday, September 1 to Friday, September 14

Late registration period for new registrants for 2012 full year (duration 1) and fall semester (duration 2) courses, with a late fee. Students who do not pay their fees in full by the next business day of registering will incur a $50 late payment fee.


Monday, September 3

Labour Day. University closed.


Monday, September 10

First day of 2012 full year (duration 1) and fall semester (duration 2) classes.

Office of the Registrar open from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


Tuesday, September 11

Office of the Registrar open from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


Friday, September 14

Last day to withdraw from full year (duration 1) and fall semester (duration 2) courses with 100% refund.

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.


Saturday, September 15 to Friday, September 28

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.


Saturday, September 15 to Friday, October 12

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.


Friday, September 21

Self-Directed Study Critique #1 due. Critique forms must be approved by the supervising teaching faculty and submitted to the Office of the Registrar by 4:30 p.m.


Friday, September 28

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 p.m.

Deadline to request a deferred examination for full year (duration 1) and fall semester (duration 2) courses on the basis of religious obligations and exam conflicts. [updated 2012-08-07]

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


October 2012


Monday, October 1 to Friday, October 12

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.


Wednesday, October 10

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


Friday, October 12

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 p.m.

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 p.m.


Monday, October 8

Thanksgiving Day. University closed.


Saturday, October 13 to Friday, November 9

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.

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.


Friday, October 19

Self-Directed Study Critique #2 due. Critique forms must be approved by the supervising teaching faculty and submitted to the Office of the Registrar by 4:30 p.m.


Friday, October 26

Field-Study Assessment #1 due. Assessment forms must be approved by the supervising teaching faculty and submitted to the Office of the Registrar by 4:30 p.m.

Deadline to submit Letter of Permission requests to study at another accredited post-secondary institution for 2012 winter semester credit.


November 2012


Friday, November 2

Deadline to submit Applications for Reinstatement for 2013 summer admission.

Deadline to submit applications for Alumni Degree Completion for studies beginning Summer 2013.

Deadline to submit Special Studies (Field Study or Self-Directed Study) registration and proposal forms for 2013 winter semester (duration 3) credit.

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


Friday, November 9

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 p.m.

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 p.m.


Saturday, November 10 to Friday, February 8

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.


December 2012


Monday, December 3

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


Tuesday, December 4 to Saturday, December 15

Final examination and critique period for fall semester (duration 2) classes. Student attendance is required.


Friday, December 7

Field-Study Assessment #2 due. Assessment and grade submission forms must be submitted to the appropriate Faculty office by 4:30 p.m.


Friday, December 14

2013 winter semester (duration 3) course registration closes at 4 p.m. and will re-open on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 9 a.m.

Deadline for fee payment for new registrants in 2013 winter semester (duration 3) courses. Students who do not pay their fees in full by the next business day of registering will incur a $50 late payment fee.

Self-Directed Study Critique #3 and Grade Submission due. Critique and grade submission forms must be submitted to the appropriate Faculty office by 4:30 p.m.


Saturday, December 15

End of 2012 fall semester.


Saturday, December 15 to Friday, January 11

Late registration period for new registrants for 2013 winter semester (duration 3) courses with a late fee. Students who do not pay their fees in full by the next business day of registering will incur a $50 late payment fee.


Monday, December 24 to Tuesday, January 1 (inclusive)

Holiday break. University closed.

January 2013


Monday, January 7

First day of 2013 winter semester classes.

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


Tuesday, January 8

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


Friday, January 11

Deadline for grade changes, including incomplete grades for 2012 fall semester (duration 2) courses.

Last day to withdraw from winter semester (duration 3) courses with 100% refund.0

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


Saturday, January 12 to Friday, January 25

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.


Friday, January 18

Final deadline to apply for Full-time OSAP (for students registered full-time in the fall & winter semesters).

Self-Directed Study Critique #1 due. Critique forms must be approved by the supervising teaching faculty and submitted to the Office of the Registrar by 4:30 p.m.

Application deadline for 2013/2014 Florence Advanced Visual Studies Certificate Program.

Application deadline for 2013/2014 Florence Off-Campus Studies Program.


Friday, January 25

Last day to submit grade appeals for 2012 fall semester (duration 2) courses.

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 p.m.

Deadline to request a deferred examination for winter semester (duration 3) courses on the basis of religious obligations. [updated 2012-08-07]


Saturday, January 26 to Friday, February 8

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.


Thursday, January 31

First day to submit Program Major Request form for First-year Faculty of Art students.


February 2013


Friday, February 1

Last day to submit Convocation applications to the Office of the Registrar for Spring 2013 Convocation without a late fee.

Deadline to submit Applications for Reinstatement for following fall/winter semester.

Deadline to submit Application to Change Major/Program for the following fall/winter semesters.

Deadline to submit applications for Alumni Degree Completion for studies beginning September 2013.

Last day for second installment fee payment without a late fee due by 4 p.m. Students who have not paid their fees in full OR provided proof of sponsorship to the Student Accounts Clerk by this deadline will incur a $50 late/extended payment fee.


Wednesday, February 6

Final deadline to apply for Full-time OSAP (for students registered full-time in the winter semester only).


Friday, February 8

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 p.m.

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 p.m.

Deadline to submit Program Major Request form for First-year Faculty of Art students.


Saturday, February 9 to Friday, March 15

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 during regular office hours.


Wednesday, February 13

Deadline for Mobility/Exchange applications for the 2013 fall semester to the International Student Services Office.


Friday, February 15

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


Monday, February 18

Family Day. University closed.


Monday, February 18 to Friday, February 22

Study Week. No classes scheduled.


Monday, February 25

Field-Study Assessment #1 due. Assessment forms must be approved by the supervising teaching faculty and submitted to the Office of the Registrar by 4:30 p.m.

Self-Directed Study Critique #2 due. Critique forms must be approved by the supervising teaching faculty and submitted to the Office of the Registrar by 4:30 p.m.


March 2013


Friday, March 8

Final deadline to apply for Part-time OSAP (for students registered part-time in the winter semester only).


Friday, March 15

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 p.m.


Friday, March 29

Good Friday. University closed.


April 2013


Monday, April 1

Deadline to submit Special Studies (Field Study or Self-Directed Study) registration and proposal forms for 2013 summer semester credit.

Deadline to submit Letter of Permission request to study at another accredited post-secondary institution for 2013 summer semester credit.


Monday, April 8

Last day of regular winter semester classes.


Tuesday, April 9 to Friday, April 19

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


Friday, April 12

Final Self-Directed Study Critique and Grade Submission due. Critique and grade submission forms must be submitted to the appropriate Faculty office by 4:30 p.m.

Final Field-Study Assessment and Grade Submission due. Assessment and grade submission forms must be submitted to the appropriate Faculty office by 4:30 p.m.


Tuesday, April 16

Study Day. No examinations/critiques scheduled.


Friday, April 19

End of 2012 winter semester.


Friday, April 26

Final deadline to apply for Full-time or Part-time OSAP (for students registered in the summer semester).


May 2013


Thursday, May 2 (opening night) to Sunday, May 5

98th Annual Graduate Exhibition.


Monday, May 6

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


Monday, May 20

Victoria Day. University closed.


Tuesday, May 21

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


June 2013


Thursday, June 6 (TBC)

Spring Convocation. Office of the Registrar closed.