Important Dates for Graduate Geography and Planning Students

Fall 2019

DateDescription
July 15Registration for fall session begins
July 15Course enrolment begins
August 5Civic holiday (University closed)
August 23Recommended tuition fee payment date to meet Fall registration deadline
September 3Labour Day (University closed)
September 3-6Orientation Week Activities
September 6Instructor grade submission deadline for May-August and July-August Summer session grades
September 9Most formal graduate courses and seminars begin
September 11Summer session grades available for viewing online in ACORN
September 13Fall registration deadline; after this date a late registration fee will be assessed
September 16Final date to submit PhD theses to SGS to avoid fees for the Fall session
September 23Final date to add full-year and Fall session courses
September 27Final date for receipt of degree recommendations and submission of any required theses for master’s for Fall Convocation without fees being charged for the fall session
September 27Final date to submit final PhD theses for Fall Convocation
September 30Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Fall session tuition and fees, except for those who registered without payment due to a funding package, major award, stipend or TA income. Monthly service charges accrue starting October 15.
October 14Thanksgiving Day (University closed)
October 28Final date to drop fall session half or full courses without academic penalty
NovemberFall Convocation – Information is posted at www.convocation.utoronto.ca
November 25-29Most formal graduate courses and seminars end
November 30Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Winter session tuition and fees for those registered in both Fall and Winter sessions, except for those who registered without payment due to a funding package, major award, stipend or TA income. Monthly service charges accrue starting December 16.
December 20Recommended tuition fee
December 23University closed for winter break until January 3 inclusive

Winter 2020

DateDescription
January 6University reopens, most formal graduate courses and seminars begin
January 8Instructor grade submission deadline for Fall session grades
January 15Final date to submit PhD theses without fee payment for Winter session
January 15Fall session grades available for viewing online in ACORN
January 20Final date for registration for students beginning program in Winter session
January 20Final date to add Winter session courses
January 24Final date for receipt of degree recommendations and submission of any required theses for master’s degrees for March (in absentia) or June Convocation without being charged fees for the Winter session
January 24Final date to submit final doctoral thesis for March in absentia convocation
January 31Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Winter session tuition and fees for those beginning the program in the Winter session, except for those who registered without payment due to a funding package, major award, stipend or TA income. Monthly service charges accrue starting December 16.
February 17Family Day (University closed)
February 24Final date to drop full-year and winter courses without academic penalty
March 23-27Most formal graduate courses and seminars end
MarchMarch graduation in absentia – Information is posted at www.convocation.utoronto.ca
April 10Good Friday (University closed)
April 15Winter grades due for students graduating in June 2020
April 17Final date for submission of final PhD theses for June Convocation
April 30Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Fall and Winter session tuition for those who registered without payment due to a funding package, major award, stipend or TA income. Monthly service charges accrue starting May 15.

Summer 2020

DateDescription
May 1Final date for registration for students beginning program in Summer session
May 4Most formal graduate courses begin (May-June or May-August courses)
May 4Final date to enrol in May-June or May-August session courses
May 6Instructor grade submission deadline for Winter session grades (for students not graduating in June)
May 13Full-year and Winter session grades available for viewing online in ACORN
May 18Victoria Day (University closed)
May 22Final date to drop May-June courses without academic penalty
JuneSpring Convocation - Information is posted at www.convocation.utoronto.ca
June 15Final date to drop May-August courses without academic penalty
July 1Canada Day (University closed)
July 6Most formal graduate courses begin (July-August courses)
July 6Final date to enrol in July-August courses
July 10Instructor grade submission deadline for May-June summer courses
July 13Final date to drop July-August courses without academic penalty
July 15May-June session grades available for viewing online in ACORN
August 3Civic holiday (University closed)