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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.

2021 Fall Session

August 27Deadline for payment of tuition fees if you are not deferring them
September 8 Grades for all Summer session courses available for viewing by students on ACORN
September 9Graduate courses and seminars begin
September 10Last 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 20Final date to add full-year and Fall session courses
October 1Final date for receipt of degree recommendation and submission of MSc theses for Fall Convocation without fees being charged for the Fall session
October 1Final date to submit final Ph.D. theses to SGS for Fall Convocation
October 25Final date to drop Fall session courses without academic penalty
NovemberFall Convocation Information and Dates posted at: www.convocation.utoronto.ca
December 22University closed for the winter break from December 23 – December 31 inclusive
This is a condensed version of the SGS Fall Calendar.

2022 Winter Session

January 3Graduate courses & seminars begin (check the EEB Grad Course webpage for details)
January 12Fall Session Grades available for viewing by students on Acorn
January 15Final date to submit Doctoral theses without fee payment for Winter session
January 17Final date to add Winter session courses
January 21Final 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 19)
January 24Final date to register for new January registrants. 
February 20Final 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 14Final date to be recommended for June Convocation.
Final date to submit PhD theses and MSc theses for June Convocation
May 6Registration deadline for Summer (May to August) session
May 18Winter session grades available for viewing by students on ACORN
This is a condensed version of the SGS Winter Calendar.