Important Dates

Academic Dates, Deadlines and Special Events

  • Tuesday August 22, 2017
    Time period to add and drop classes begins (open enrolment)
  • Thursday August 31, 2017
    Summer Term ends
  • Sunday September 3, 2017
    Orientation Week begins (arrival day)
  • Sunday September 3, 2017
    Welcoming Ceremony for new students
  • Monday September 4, 2017
    Labour Day
  • Monday September 11, 2017
    Fall Term classes begin
  • Wednesday September 13, 2017 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
    QUIP Information Session
  • Thursday September 14, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
    QUIP welcome back celebration
  • Monday September 18, 2017 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
    QUIP Information Session - Computing
  • Tuesday September 19, 2017 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
    QUIP Information Session
  • Friday September 22, 2017
    Last date to drop Fall term and multi-term classes without financial penalty
  • Monday October 9, 2017
    Thanksgiving Day - classes will not be held
  • Monday October 16, 2017
    Last date to apply in SOLUS to graduate in Fall 2017
  • Thursday October 26, 2017 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
    QUIP Information Session
  • Friday November 3, 2017
    Last date to drop Fall term classes
  • Saturday November 4, 2017 to Sunday November 5, 2017
    Fall Preview
  • Saturday November 18, 2017
    Fall Preview
  • Friday December 1, 2017
    Fall term classes end
  • Friday December 1, 2017
    First date to apply in SOLUS to graduate in Spring 2018
  • Friday December 1, 2017
    Last date for Queen's students to apply for admission to a Dual or Second Degree Program for Winter term
  • Saturday December 2, 2017 to Wednesday December 6, 2017
    Fall term pre-examination study period
  • Thursday December 7, 2017 to Friday December 22, 2017
    Final examinations in Fall term classes and mid-year tests in multi-term classes
  • Sunday December 31, 2017
    Fall term ends
  • Monday January 1, 2018
    Winter term begins
  • Monday January 8, 2018
    Winter term classes begin
  • Wednesday January 10, 2018 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
    QUIP Information Session
  • Friday January 19, 2018
    Last date to add Winter term classes
  • Friday January 19, 2018
    Last date to drop Winter term classes without financial penalty
  • Monday February 5, 2018
    Registration for Summer term classes begins
  • Monday February 19, 2018
    Family Day (classes will not be held)
  • Tuesday February 20, 2018 to Saturday February 24, 2018
    Mid-term Reading Week
  • Friday March 2, 2018
    Last date to drop Winter term and multi-term classes
  • Friday March 30, 2018
    Good Friday (classes will not be held)
  • Tuesday May 1, 2018
    Summer Term begins
  • Tuesday May 1, 2018
    Tuition fees due in full for Summer Term classes (May-June/6W1 and May-July/12W Sessions)
  • Monday May 7, 2018
    Summer Term classes begin (May-June/6W1 and May-July/12W Sessions)
  • Friday May 11, 2018
    Students unable to register in Summer Term (May-June/6W1 and May-July/12W Sessions) by this date must appeal in writing to the Office of the Associate Dean (Studies). If the appeal to register late is granted, students must pay tuition fees in full
  • Friday May 11, 2018
    Last date to apply for admission to the Upper-Year Program at Bader International Study Centre for Summer Term (August Session)
  • Friday May 11, 2018
    Last date to drop Summer Term classes (May-June/6W1 Session) without financial penalty
  • Friday May 11, 2018
    Last date to add Summer Term classes (May-June/6W1 and May-July/12W Sessions)
  • Friday May 18, 2018
    Last date to drop Summer Term classes (May-July/12W Session) without financial penalty
  • Monday May 21, 2018
    Victoria Day (classes will not be held)
  • Friday June 1, 2018
    Last date to drop Summer Term classes (May-June/6W1 Session) without academic penalty
  • Friday June 1, 2018
    Last date for Queen's students to apply for admission to a Dual Degree program for Fall Term
  • Friday June 1, 2018
    Last date to apply to the University for upper-year full-time admission for Fall Term from another post-secondary institution
  • Friday June 1, 2018
    Last date for Queen's student to apply to transfer into the Faculty of Arts and Science for Fall Term
  • Friday June 1, 2018
    Last date to apply to the University for admission as a part-time student for Fall Term
  • Thursday June 7, 2018
    Last date to apply for accommodation for an official examination conflict for the June, July, and August examination sessions
  • Friday June 15, 2018
    Last date for receipt of required documentation from students seeking admission for Fall Term to full- or part-time study, including transfer students, to ensure that an admission decision is made before the Term begins
  • Monday June 18, 2018
    Summer Term classes end (May-June/6W1 Session)
  • Thursday June 21, 2018 to Saturday June 23, 2018
    Summer Term examinations in May-June/6W1 Session classes (TENTATIVE)
  • Friday June 29, 2018
    Last date to drop Summer Term classes (May-July/12W Session) without academic penalty
  • Sunday July 1, 2018
    Tuition fees due in full for Summer Term classes (July-August/6W2 Session)
  • Monday July 2, 2018
    Canada Day holiday (classes will not be held)
  • Tuesday July 3, 2018
    Summer Term classes begin (July-August/6W2 Session)
  • Monday July 9, 2018
    Last date to drop Summer Term classes (July-August/6W2 Session)
  • Monday July 9, 2018
    Students unable to register in Summer Term (July-August/6W2 Session) by this date must appeal in writing to the Office of the Associate Dean (Studies). If the appeal to register late is granted, students must pay tuition fees in full
  • Monday July 9, 2018
    Last date to add Summer Term classes (July-August/6W2 Session)
  • Monday July 9, 2018 to Saturday July 28, 2018
    Summer class selection period (TENTATIVE)
  • Sunday July 15, 2018
    First date to apply in SOLUS to graduate in Fall 2018 (TENTATIVE)
  • Friday July 27, 2018
    Summer Term classes end (May-July/12W Session)
  • Monday July 30, 2018
    Last date to drop Summer Term classes (July-August/6W2 Session) without academic penalty
  • Tuesday July 31, 2018
    Summer Term examinations in May-July/12W Session classes begin (TENTATIVE)
  • Tuesday July 31, 2018
    Last date to apply for admission to the Upper-Year Program at the Bader International Study Centre for Fall Term
  • Wednesday August 1, 2018
    Refer to http://www.queensu.ca/artsci_online/apply/dates-and-deadlines for deadlines for admission to Distance Studies for the Fall Term
  • Friday August 3, 2018
    Summer Term examinations in May-July/12W Session classes end (TENTATIVE)
  • Monday August 6, 2018
    Civic Holiday (classes will not be held)
  • Monday August 13, 2018
    Summer Term classes end (July-August/6W2 Session)
  • Wednesday August 15, 2018 to Friday August 17, 2018
    Summer Term examinations in July-August/6W2 Session classes (TENTATIVE)
  • Tuesday August 21, 2018
    Time period to add and drop classes (open enrolment period) begins (TENTATIVE)
  • Friday August 31, 2018
    Summer Term ends
  • Saturday September 1, 2018
    Fall Term begins
  • Saturday September 1, 2018
    Welcoming Ceremony for new students
  • Saturday September 1, 2018
    Orientation Week begins (arrival day)
  • Saturday September 1, 2018
    Tuition fees due in full for Fall Term classes
  • Monday September 3, 2018
    Labour Day
  • Thursday September 6, 2018
    Fall Term classes begin
  • Wednesday September 19, 2018
    Last date to drop Fall Term and multi-term classes without financial penalty
  • Wednesday September 19, 2018
    Last date to add Fall Term and multi-term classes
  • Wednesday September 19, 2018
    Students unable to reigster in Fall Term by this date must appeal in writing to the Office of the Associate Dean (Studies). If the appeal to register late is granted, students must pay tuition fees in full
  • Sunday September 30, 2018
    Residence, UHIP, and Student Activity fees due in full
  • Monday October 8, 2018
    Thanksgiving Day (classes will not be held)
  • Monday October 15, 2018
    Last date to apply in SOLUS to graduate in Fall 2018 (TENTATIVE)
  • Tuesday October 16, 2018
    University Day
  • Thursday October 25, 2018 to Saturday October 27, 2018
    Fall mid-term break
  • Friday November 2, 2018
    Last date to drop Fall Term classes without academic penalty
  • Wednesday November 7, 2018
    Last date to apply for accommodation for an official examination conflict for the December examination session
  • Friday November 9, 2018
    Remembrance Day Service (classes cancelled 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.)
  • Thursday November 15, 2018
    Last date to apply for admission to the Upper-Year Program at the Bader International Study Centre for Winter Term
  • Friday November 30, 2018
    Fall Term classes end
  • Saturday December 1, 2018
    First date to apply in SOLUS to graduate in Spring 2019 (TENTATIVE)
  • Saturday December 1, 2018
    Refer to http://www.queensu.ca/artsci_online/apply/dates-and-deadlines for deadlines for admission to Distance Studies for the Winter Term
  • Saturday December 1, 2018
    Last date for Queen's students to apply for admission to a Dual or Second Degree Program for Winter Term
  • Saturday December 1, 2018 to Wednesday December 5, 2018
    Fall Term pre-examination study period
  • Wednesday December 5, 2018 to Friday December 21, 2018
    Final examinations in Fall Term classes and mid-year tests in multi-term classes
  • Thursday December 6, 2018
    Commemoration Day (examinations will not be held)
  • Monday December 31, 2018
    Fall Term ends
  • Tuesday January 1, 2019
    Winter Term begins
  • Tuesday January 1, 2019
    New Year's Day (University closed; classes will not be held)
  • Monday January 7, 2019
    Winter Term classes begin