Important dates and OSAP deadlines

    Academic term dates 2023-24

    Study period dates may be different for:

    • Courses offered through the Centre for Extended Learning (CEL)
    • Block courses
    • Bachelor of Social Work
    • Optometry
    • Some graduate-level programs
    Term Start date End date
    Fall only Sep 6, 2023 Dec 21, 2023
    Fall & winter Sep 6, 2023 Apr 25, 2024
    Winter only Jan 8, 2024 Apr 25, 2024
    Spring only May 6, 2024 Aug 16, 2024

    Co-op work term dates 2023-24

    Term Start date End date
    Fall only Sep 5, 2023 Dec 22, 2023
    Winter only Jan 8, 2024 Apr 26, 2024
    Spring only May 6, 2024 Aug 23, 2024

    OSAP deadlines 2023-24 (set by OSAP)

    Full-time OSAP Fall only Fall and Winter Winter only Spring only
    Recommended deadline Jun 15, 2023 Jun 15, 2023 Oct 31, 2023 Mar 10, 2024
    Final deadline

    (60 days from end of study/co-op period)

    Oct 22, 2023 Feb 25, 2024 Feb 25, 2024 Jun 17, 2024
    Supporting documents and appeals

    (40 days from end of study period) 

    Nov 11, 2023 Mar 16, 2024 Mar 16, 2024 Jul 7, 2024
    Part-time OSAP Fall only Winter only Spring only
    Recommended date to apply by Jul 15, 2023 Nov 1, 2023 Mar 15, 2024
    Final deadline to apply and submit supporting documentation Nov 9, 2023 Mar 14, 2024 Jul 5, 2024

    Continuation of interest-free status 2023-24

    If you are applying for continuation of interest free status while on a co-op work term, when the application asks for the "study dates" that you wish to be updated for, you will enter co-op work term dates.

    Term

    Application Opens

    15 days before first day of classes

    Deadline to apply

    21 days before the end of the term

    Fall 2023 Aug 22, 2023 Nov 30, 2023
    Winter 2024 Dec 24, 2023 Apr 4, 2024
    Spring 2024 Apr 21, 2024 Jul 26, 2024

    Processing

    Full-time OSAP 

    • 2023-24 OSAP supporting documents received the week of May 13
    • 2023-24 OSAP appeals received the week of May 13
    • Spring 2024 extensions received May 15

    2024-25 OSAP documents wil be processed beginning in June 2024