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Important Dates

See below for dates and deadlines related to registration, courses, degree completion, etc. for the current academic year.

It is the responsibility of every EEB graduate student to be aware of all relevant deadlines.

2020 Fall Session

August 28Deadline for payment of tuition fees if you are not deferring them
September 8 Graduate courses and seminars begin
September 9Grades for all Summer session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
September 11Last date to register without a late registration fee
September 15Final date to submit PhD theses to SGS to avoid fee charges for 2020-2021
September 21Final date to add full-year and Fall session courses
October 2Final date for receipt of degree recommendation and submission of MSc theses for Fall Convocation without fees being charged for the Fall session
October 2Final date to submit final Ph.D. theses to SGS for Fall Convocation
October 26Final date to drop Fall session courses without academic penalty
NovemberFall Convocation Information and Dates posted at: www.convocation.utoronto.ca
December 23University closed for the winter break from December 23 – January 1 inclusive
This is a condensed version of the SGS Fall Calendar.

2021 Winter Session

January 11NEW DATE: Graduate courses & seminars begin (check the EEB Grad Course webpage for details)
January 13Fall Session Grades available for viewing by students on Acorn
January 15Final date to submit Doctoral theses without fee payment for Winter session
January 18Registration deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Winter session without being charged late registration fees.
January 18Final date to add Winter session courses
January 22Final date for all students to request that their degrees be conferred in absentia in March.
Final date for receipt of master’s degree recommendations and theses submission for March or June graduation for MSc students, without fees being charged for the Winter session. (“Approval of Corrections to MSc Theses” form must be submitted to the Graduate Office by January 22)
February 22Final date to drop full-year and Winter session courses without academic penalty
MarchMarch Graduation in absentia Information is posted at: www.convocation.utoronto.ca
April 16Final date to be recommended for June Convocation.
Final date to submit PhD theses and MSc theses for June Convocation
May 7Registration deadline for Summer (May to August) session
May 19Winter session grades available for viewing by students on ACORN
This is a condensed version of the SGS Winter Calendar.