TitleDescriptionAcademic termDate
Class enrolment period

During this period, graduate students can enrol themselves in classes using Quest, and can also drop classes in Quest.

Graduate students who are not fee arranged and have enrolled in classes will have their classes dropped at the end of the third week of classes (end of class enrolment period).

Winter 2020Dec 2, 2019 to Jan 26, 2020
On-campus examinations begin
Fall 2019Dec 6, 2019
Online class examination days
Fall 2019Dec 6, 2019 to Dec 7, 2019
Tuition and fees due

Become "Fees Arranged" or access to LEARN may be affected.

Winter 2020Dec 12, 2019
Late fees begin
Winter 2020Dec 13, 2019
Co-operative work term ends

Actual dates may vary depending on employer or student requirements.

Fall 2019Dec 20, 2019
On-campus examinations end
Fall 2019Dec 21, 2019
Grades begin to appear in Quest

Registered students can view their unofficial term grades in Quest.

Note: Not all grades will be available on this date.

Fall 2019Dec 22, 2019
University holiday closure

No classes and offices closed

Fall 2019Dec 24, 2019 to Dec 31, 2019
New Year's Day

No classes and offices closed

Winter 2020Jan 1, 2020
Graduate student orientation

Visit the Orientation website for information about graduate student orientation.

Winter 2020Jan 5, 2020
Co-operative work term begins

Actual dates may vary depending on employer or student requirements.

Winter 2020Jan 6, 2020
Classes begin

Laurier may have a different schedule - visit their website for applicable start dates.

Winter 2020Jan 6, 2020
Graduate student orientation

Visit the Orientation website for information about graduate student orientation.

Winter 2020Jan 10, 2020
Last day to select examination centres

For online courses; log in to Quest.

Winter 2020Jan 12, 2020
Tuition and fee refund deadline - 100%

See Student Financial Services website.

Winter 2020Jan 24, 2020
Class drop with grade of Withdrawn, no credit granted (WD)

During this period, graduate students can continue to drop classes in Quest but a grade of Withdrawn, no credit granted (WD) will be applied and the class will remain on the transcript.  Note that WD is not an academic penalty.

Outside of this period, students with special circumstances can petition to drop or add a class using a course drop add form (Graduate Studies forms website).

Winter 2020Jan 27, 2020 to Mar 22, 2020
Adjust online course examination location

See How do I view my online course exam schedule?

Winter 2020Jan 31, 2020 to Feb 21, 2020
Final examination schedules released

Go to on-campus and online schedules.

Winter 2020Jan 31, 2020
Last day to arrange tuition and fees

Refer to tuition and fees deadlines. Late fees apply, see Student Financial Services for details.

This is also the last day to submit a Promissory Note in Quest.

Winter 2020Jan 31, 2020
Tuition and fee refund deadline - 50%

See Student Financial Services website.

Winter 2020Feb 14, 2020
Family Day

All classes cancelled and offices closed

Winter 2020Feb 17, 2020
Reading Week

All classes cancelled.

Winter 2020Feb 18, 2020 to Feb 21, 2020
Classes end

Laurier may have a different schedule - visit their website for applicable end dates.

Winter 2020Apr 3, 2020
Pre-examination study days
Winter 2020Apr 6, 2020 to Apr 7, 2020

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