Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Sessional Dates

Sessional Dates 2021-2022

Refer to Faith Dates when scheduling events. A multi-faith calendar is available at https://www.queensu.ca/faith-and-spiritual-life/resources/multifaith-calendar by selecting the Multi-Faith Calendar link.

PLEASE NOTE: Students must be admitted to the University before they can register in a course. Academic Calendar dates are subject to change. Confirm dates with the Commerce Program before finalizing plans. Sessional Dates may be subject to change

September 2021

Date Event
1 Fall term begins
6 Labour Day (University closed, classes will not be held)
7 Fall term classes begin
20 Last date to add Fall term and multi-term classes
20 Last date to drop Fall Term and multi-term classes without financial penalty

October 2021

Date Event
3-8 Mid-Term assessment period for 1st and 2nd year Commerce students
4-8 Mid-Term assessment period for 1st and 2nd year Commerce students
4-8 Commerce students will not be scheduled for on-campus recruitment (OCR) activities or interviews via Smith Career Advancement Centre (CAC) during this time period. The CAC has communicated these dates to their corporate partners and the partners are highly discouraged from any off-campus recruitment activities as well.
11 Thanksgiving (University closed, classes will not be held)
12-15 Fall mid-term break (classes will not be held)
16 University Day (Classes not cancelled)
18-22 Commerce students will not be scheduled for on-campus recruitment (OCR) activities or interviews via Smith Career Advancement Centre (CAC) during this time period. The CAC has communicated these dates to their corporate partners and the partners are highly discouraged from any off-campus recruitment activities as well.

November 2021

Note: Fall Convocation: Dates will be published by the Office of the University Registrar. Please refer to http://queensu.ca/registrar/convocation to view these dates. 

Date Event
1 Last date to drop Fall term and multi-term classes without academic penalty
1 Last date to select or cancel Personal Interest Credit for Fall Term Classes
11 Remembrance Day observance (classes cancelled 1030 to 1130 am)

December 2021

Date Event
3 Fall term classes end
4-7 Fall term pre-assessment period
6 Commemoration Day (all academic activities cancelled)
8-22 Fall term final assessments
31 Fall term ends

January 2022

Date Event
1 New Year’s Day (University closed, classes will not be held)
1 Winter term begins
10 Winter term classes begin
21 Last date to add Winter term classes
21 Last date to drop Winter term classes without financial penalty
22 Time period to select Personal Interest Credit for Winter Term and multi-term classes begins

February 2022

Date Event
7-18 Commerce students will not be scheduled for on-campus recruitment (OCR) activities or interviews via Smith Career Advancement Centre (CAC) during this time period. The CAC has communicated these dates to their corporate partners and the partners are highly discouraged from any off-campus recruitment activities as well.
13-18 Mid-Term assessment period for 1st and 2nd year Commerce students
14-18 Commerce classes cancelled for 1st and 2nd year Commerce students only
21 Family Day (University closed, classes will not be held)
22-25 Reading Week (all classes cancelled)

March 2022

Date Event
4 Last date to drop Winter term and multi-term classes without academic penalty

April 2022

Date Event
8 Winter Term classes end
9-13 Winter Term pre-assessment study period
14-30 Winter Term assessment period for Commerce courses and Arts and Science courses for all years
15 Good Friday (University closed, classes and exams will not be held)
30 Winter term ends

May 2022

Date Event
1 Summer term begins
9 Summer term classes (May-June/6W1 and May-July/12W sessions) begin
13 Last date to add Summer Term classes (May - June/6W1 and May - July/12W sessions)
13 Last date to drop Summer Term classes (May - June/6W1 session) without financial penalty
14 Time period to select Personal Interest Credit for Summer Term classes (May-June/6W1 session) begins
20 Last date to drop Summer Term classes (May - July/12W session) without financial penalty
21 Time period to select Personal Interest Credit for Summer Term classes (May-July/12W session) begins
23 Victoria Day (University closed, classes will not be held)

June 2022

Note: Spring Convocation: Dates will be published by the Office of the University Registrar. Please refer to http://queensu.ca/registrar/convocation to view these dates. 

Date Event
3 Last date to drop Summer Term classes (May - June/6W1 session) without academic penalty
3 Last date to select or cancel Personal Interest Credit for Summer Term classes (May- June/6W1 session)
17 Summer Term classes (May - June/6W1 session) end
20-22 Assessments for Summer Term (May - June/6W1 session)

July 2022

Date Event
1 Canada Day (University closed, classes will not be held).
Last date to select or cancel Personal Interest Credit for Summer Term Classes (May- July/12W session)
1 Last date to drop Summer Term classes (May - July session) without academic penalty
4 Summer Term classes (July - August/6W2 session) begin
8 Last date to add Summer Term classes (July - August/6W2 session)
8 Last date to drop Summer Term classes (July - August/6W2 session) without financial penalty
9 Time period to select Personal Interest Credit for Summer Term classes (July-August/6W2 session) begins
29 Summer Term classes (May - July/12W session) end
29 Last date to drop Summer Term classes (July - August/6W2 session) without academic penalty
29 Last date to select or cancel Personal Interest Credit for Summer Term Classes (July- August/6W2 session)

August 2022

Date Event
1 Civic Holiday (Univeristy closed, classes will not be held)
2-10 Summer Term assessment period (May - July/12W session)
12 Summer Term classes (July - August/6W2 session) end
15-17 Summer Term assessments (July - August/6W2 session)
31 Summer Term ends