Dates and deadlines 2013/2014

June 2013

July 2013

August 2013

September 2013

October 2013

November 2013

December 2013

January 2014

February 2014

March 2014

April 2014

May 2014

June 2014


June 2013


Thursday, June 6

Spring Convocation. Office of the Registrar closed.


Tuesday, June 25

2013 fall and 2014 winter registration opens at 10 a.m. for new first-year students.


July 2013


Monday, July 1

Canada Day. University closed.


Wednesday, July 3

2013 fall and 2014 winter registration opens at 9 a.m. for undergraduate students who have completed a total of 17.5 or more credits.


Friday, July 5

2013 fall and 2014 winter registration opens at 9 a.m. for undergraduate students who have completed a total of 14.5 to 17.25 credits.


Monday, July 8

2013 fall and 2014 winter registration opens at 9 a.m. for undergraduate students who have completed a total of 12.0 to 14.25 credits.


Tuesday, July 9

2013 fall and 2014 winter registration opens at 9 a.m. for graduate studies students. [updated 2013-07-15]


Wednesday, July 10

2013 fall and 2014 winter registration opens at 9 a.m. for undergraduate students who have completed a total of 9.5 to 11.75 credits.


Friday, July 12

2013 fall and 2014 winter registration opens at 9 a.m. for undergraduate students who have completed a total of 6.0 to 9.25 credits.


Monday, July 15

2013 fall and 2014 winter registration opens at 9 a.m. for undergraduate students who have completed a total of 0 to 5.75 credits.


Friday, July 19

Priority enrolment ends for Year 4 courses (except Thesis). Remaining spaces in courses will be open to students in other Faculties and Majors. [updated 2013-07-15]

Deadline to submit Special Studies (Field Study or Self-Directed Study) registration and proposal forms for 2013 fall semester (duration 2) credit.

Last day to submit applications to graduate to the Office of the Registrar for Fall 2013 Graduation without a late fee.

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

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


Wednesday, July 24

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


Monday, July 29

Priority enrolment ends for Year 2 courses. Remaining spaces in courses will be open to students in other Faculties and Majors. [updated 2013-07-15]


Wednesday, July 31

Registration begins at 9 a.m. for alumni admitted to Postgraduate Certificate programs. Contact the appropriate Faculty office to request access to required courses.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. 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 2013


Monday, August 5

Civic holiday. University closed.


Friday, August 30

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.

Students who register for courses after Friday, August 30 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.

Students who register for their first course(s) after August 30 must pay all fees, and a $70 late registration fee, on the next business day. [Updated: 2013-08-27]


Saturday, August 31 to Wednesday, September 11

Late registration period for new registrants for 2013 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.

Students who register for your first course(s) on August 30, 2013 or later, you must pay all fees, and a $70 late registration fee, on the next business day.


September 2013


Monday, September 2

Labour Day. University closed.


Thursday, September 5

First day of 2013 full year (duration 1) and fall semester (durations 2 and 4) classes.

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


Monday, September 9

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


Wednesday, September 11

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.


Thursday, September 12 to Wednesday, September 25

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.


Thursday, September 12 to Wednesday, October 9

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 20

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 p.m.


Wednesday, September 25

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.


Thursday, September 26 to Wednesday, October 9

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.


Friday, September 27

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).


Monday, September 30 (TBC)

Last day to submit applications to graduate to the Office of the Registrar for Fall 2013 Graduation with a late fee.


October 2013


Wednesday, October 9

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.


Thursday, October 10 to Wednesday, November 6

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 11

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


Monday, October 14

Thanksgiving Day. University closed.


Friday, October 18

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 p.m.


Thursday, October 24

End of fall semester (duration 4) graduate studies classes.


Friday, October 25

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

Deadline to submit Letter of Permission requests to study at another accredited post-secondary institution for 2014 winter semester credit.


Monday, October 28

First day of fall semester (duration 5) graduate studies classes.


Wednesday, October 30

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


November 2013


Friday, November 1

Deadline to submit Applications for Reinstatement for 2014 summer admission.

Deadline to submit applications for Alumni Degree Completion for studies beginning Summer 2014.

Deadline to submit Special Studies (Field Study or Self-Directed Study) registration and proposal forms for 2014 winter semester (duration 3) credit.

Deadline to submit OSAP appeals to the Financial Aid & Awards Office (for students registered in the fall semester only).


Wednesday, November 6

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.


Thursday, November 7 to Friday, February 7

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.


Thursday, November 28

Last day of regular fall semester (duration 2) classes. Classes held on Thursday, November 28 will be those originally scheduled on Mondays.


Friday, November 29 to Wednesday, December 11

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


December 2013


Friday, December 6

End of fall semester (duration 5) graduate studies classes.


Tuesday, December 10

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

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


Wednesday, December 11

End of 2013 fall semester.


Friday, December 13

2014 winter semester (duration 3) course registration closes at 4 p.m. and will re-open on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 9 a.m.

Deadline for fee payment for new registrants in 2014 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.


Monday, December 23 to Wednesday, January 1 (inclusive)

Holiday break. University closed.

January 2014


Thursday, January 2 to Friday, January 10

Registration re-opens.

Late registration period for new registrants for 2014 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, January 6

First day of 2014 winter semester classes.

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


Tuesday, January 7

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


Friday, January 10

Deadline for grade changes, including incomplete grades for 2013 fall semester (duration 2) courses.

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

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


Saturday, January 11 to Friday, January 24

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 17

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 p.m.

Application deadline for 2014/2015 Florence Advanced Visual Studies Certificate Program.

Application deadline for 2014/2015 Florence Off-Campus Studies Program.


Friday, January 24

Last day to submit grade appeals for 2013 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.


Saturday, January 25 to Friday, February 7

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 30

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


Friday, January 31

End of winter semester (duration 8) graduate studies classes.


February 2014


Monday, February 3

Last day to submit applications to graduate to the Office of the Registrar for Spring 2014 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 2014. [Extended to Friday, February 7, 2014 - updated 12/20/2013]

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.


Friday, February 7

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 Art students.


Saturday, February 8 to Friday, March 14

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.


Friday, February 14

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

Deadline for Mobility/Exchange applications for the 2014 fall semester to be submitted to the International Student Services Office.

End of winter semester (duration 6) graduate studies classes.


Monday, February 17

Family Day. University closed.


Monday, February 17 to Friday, February 21

Study Week. No classes scheduled.


Monday, February 24

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

First day of winter semester (duration 7) graduate studies classes.


March 2014


Thursday, March 6

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


Friday, March 7

Deadline to submit OSAP appeals to the Financial Aid & Awards Office (for students registered in the winter semester only).


Monday, March 10

First day of winter semester (duration 9) graduate studies classes.


Friday, March 14

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.


April 2014


Tuesday, April 1

Deadline to submit Special Studies (Field Study or Self-Directed Study) registration and proposal forms for 2014 summer semester credit. Deadline to submit Graduate Studies Special Studies for 2014 spring semester extended to May 1. [updated: 2014-03-24] Deadline to submit Undergraduate Special Studies for 2014 summer semester extended to April 21. [updated: 2014-04-01]

Deadline to submit Letter of Permission request to study at another accredited post-secondary institution for 2014 summer semester credit.


Thursday, April 3

Registration for the 2014 summer session begins at 9 a.m.


Friday, April 4

Last day of regular winter semester classes.

End of winter semester (durations 7 and 9) graduate studies classes.


Monday, April 7 to Tuesday, April 8 and Thursday, April 10 to Thursday, April 17 [updated: 2014-03-19]

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


Wednesday, April 9 [updated: 2014-03-19]

Final Wednesday evening classes.


Monday, April 14 [updated: 2014-03-19]

Final critique previously scheduled for Wednesday April 9 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.


Tuesday, April 15

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

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


Thursday, April 17

End of 2014 winter semester.


Friday, April 18

Good Friday. University closed.


Friday, April 25

Final deadline to apply for Full-time or Part-time OSAP (for students registered in the summer semester) - deadline moved to May 9, 2014 [updated 4/25/2014].


Monday, April 21

Deadline to submit Undergraduate Special Studies for 2014 summer semester credit. [updated: 2014-04-01]


Monday, April 28

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


May 2014


Thursday, May 1 (opening night) to Sunday, May 4

99th Annual Graduate Exhibition.

Deadline to submit Graduate Studies Special Studies for 2014 spring semester credit. [updated: 2014-03-24]


Friday, May 9

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


Monday, May 12

2014 summer durations 1, 2, and 3 begin.


Tuesday, May 13

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


Monday, May 19

Victoria Day. University closed.


June 2014


Thursday, June 12

Spring Convocation. Office of the Registrar closed.