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Resources for Families and Supports

At Queen's, our welcoming living and learning environments offer students the programs and services needed to be successful. Of course, students still look to their parents or guardians for guidance.

This page is designed to provide you, Queen's parents and guardians, with information and resources to empower your student to succeed, both academically and personally, at Queen's.

[cannabis leaf]Cannabis is legal in Canada as of October 17, 2018. Learn how Queen’s University policies and guidelines on cannabis have changed.

Important Dates

September

October

  • October 1: Student Activity Fees due
  • October 8: Thanksgiving Day (university is closed)
  • October 10: Last date to apply to graduate in SOLUS for Fall 2018. For more, please see: Applying for Graduation
  • October 16: University Day (university will remain open)
  • October 16-17: Engineering & Technology Fair
  • October 25-26: Fall mid-term break
  • October 25: Last date to RSVP for Fall 2018 Convocation. See Information for Graduates
  • October 31: Deadline to apply for a General Bursary

Sessional dates:

  • When making travel plans, be sure to check the sessional dates specific to your student's faculty/school.
  • Academic calendars provide additional information on regulations, policies, programs, courses and degree requirements; or visit your student's faculty site for more details.

Fees and deadlines:

You Might be Thinking About…

Parents of First-Year Students
Parents of International Students
The Paperwork
Housing and Residence
  • Subscribe to Campus Connection – a newsletter for parents by Queen's Residences, and visit the Parents section of their website
  • About meal plans: For students living both on and off campus
  • Queen's Community Housing manages university-owned off-campus student rental properties and operates a service where local landlords list available student rental units.
  • Student-Community Relations: Bringing students and community together, providing guidance and fostering a spirit of community
  • City of Kingston: Information for residents including garbage, recycling, parking and property-related services and rules
Health, Wellness and Safety
Learning Support

Program-specific Information:

Queen's News and Events
Graduation/Convocation