Important Term Dates 2016/2017


Spring/Summer term

Term begins
May 16, 2016      

Term ends
August, 18, 2016

NOTE: OCAD U offers undergraduate courses that run for 3, 6 and 12 weeks during the spring/summer term. Graduate studies also runs various length intensive courses. Please check the course catalog in My OCAD U Records for specific course start and end dates.


Fall and Winter terms 2016/2017


Fall 2016

Classes begin
Wednesday, September 7

Registration closes for fall term
Tuesday, September 13

Study week
Monday, October 10 to Friday, October 14

Last day of classes
Tuesday, December 6

Exam and Critique period
Thursday, December 8 to Monday, December 19

Winter holiday break
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 to Friday, January 6, 2017



Winter 2017


Classes begin
Monday, January 9

Study week 
Monday, February 20 to Friday, February 24

Last day of classes 
Friday, April 7

Exam and Critique period
Tuesday, April 11 to Saturday, April 22