Key Dates

Established and administered by the Office of the University Registrar.

This section includes various administrative dates and deadlines associated with registration, photo ID, payment of fees, exams, financial aid / awards, and graduation, as well as the core academic sessional dates applicable to undergraduate and undergraduate online programs in the: 

  • Faculty of Arts and Science
  • Smith Engineering
  • Faculty of Heath Sciences (e.g: Bachelor of Health Sciences, Nursing)
  • Faculty of Law (e.g: Certificate in Law), and
  • Smith School of Business (e.g: Commerce)

2024

Date Deadline
Mid-December 2023–January 2024 Student Photo ID Cards/validation stickers 
1

Winter term begins

8 Winter term classes begin
10

Winter term tuition and Student Assistance Levy due, except for:

Students that have not paid may not be able to participate in Open Enrolment

10 Winter term residence fees due
12 Grade posting date for preceding fall term classes
12 Appeal to Register with Outstanding Debt for Winter 2024
15 Queen’s Exchange Bursary deadline
19 Last day to add a winter term course
19 Last day to drop a winter term course for full refund
31 Last day to pay winter term fees without penalty

 

Immigration and Citizenship Law Bursary open (fall admission applicants)

Graduate students: Payment Plan (PPL) self-enrolment deadline for winter term

Late January Queen’s General Bursary credit refunded

Date Deadline
1–15 Enter your banking information on SOLUS if you have a credit on SOLUS that is eligible for a refund
1

Winter term awards with separate application deadline

2 Last day to drop a winter term course for 50% refund
5

General Bursary appeal deadline

Graduate students: Payment Plan (PPL) withdrawal date

OSAP Summer Extension forms available

Summer registration begins in SOLUS for undergraduate and distance students

15 Admission Bursary deadline

Commitment Scholars Award deadline

Faculty of Law Admission Bursary deadline

Marty Royce Bader Fellowship deadline

Other Admission Awards application deadline

Promise Scholars deadline

16 Commitment Scholars Verifier submission deadline
Mid-February Major Admission Award recipients notified
16 Exam schedule posted to SOLUS
19 Family Day (classes will not be held)
19–23 Mid-term Reading Week – except Education, Medicine (all classes cancelled)
29 T2202 available in SOLUS. T4As will be mailed at end of February to your mailing address on SOLUS

Date Deadline
1 Last day to drop a winter term or multi-term course for 25% refund (not applicable to graduate students)
6 Graduate students: Payment Plan (PPL) withdrawal date
mid-March Summer General Bursary open for applications
15

Deadline to register for conflict or religious accommodations for centrally scheduled April examinations

Deadline to register for exam accommodation with Student Wellness Services

Summer Work Study open for applications

16–22 Processing of refunds for eligible, unapplied credits in SOLUS
21 2024 Summer OSAP Extension Form available
31 School of Medicine Admission Bursary deadline

Date Deadline
1

Graduate students: Payment Plan (PPL) enrolment open for summer term, for those not on the PPL

5 Graduate students: Last withdrawal for the winter term PPL
8 Winter term classes end
9-10 Winter term pre-examination study period
12 2023-24 Full-Time OSAP Application form available through your OSAP Account
Mid-April Commitment Scholars recipients notified
TBD Winter term final exams (exam schedule posted in SOLUS)
30

Last day to change your name for spring degree lists
Last day to apply for spring graduation

Last day of winter term

Date Deadline
1 Immigration and Citizenship Law Bursary deadline for fall admission

Immigration and Citizenship Law Bursary open (winter admission applicants)

6 Summer term: May-June and May-July classes begin
10 Last day to add May-June and May-July courses

Last day to drop May-June courses for full refund

12 Student grades will appear on official transcripts for winter term classes
17 Last day to drop May-July courses for full refund
31

Last day to drop May-June courses without academic penalty

Summer General Bursary application deadline

Summer Work Study deadline

Graduate students: Last day to self-enrol in the Payment Plan (PPL)

Date Deadline
7 Graduate students: First Payment Plan (PPL) withdrawal for the summer term
8 Residence deposit and application due for students applying for residence
17–21 Engineering J Section exams
15

Outstanding amounts on SOLUS need to be paid for fall registration

17 May-June classes end
18 Fall/Winter Work Study application opens
20–22 May-June courses exam period
26 Final fall/winter timetable for upcoming academic year posted in SOLUS
28 Last day to drop May-July courses without academic penalty

Date Deadline
Early July Recommended date to complete your OSAP or other student government financial aid application to ensure the fall instalment of your funding is available by September
2 July-August classes begin
5 Graduate students: Payment Plan (PPL) withdrawal date
8

Last day to add July-August classes

Last day to drop July-August classes for full refund

7–9 &
14–15

Summer Orientation and Resources (SOAR) for first-year undergraduate students
15 Applications for fall graduation open in SOLUS
17 Shopping Cart open/Enrolment Appointment times show in SOLUS
TBA Course Selection begins as per Enrolment Appointments in SOLUS
26 May-July classes end
TBA May-July exam period
31 Last day to drop July-August courses without academic penalty

Date Deadline
1

Immigration and Citizenship Law Bursary deadline for winter admission

Last day to drop July-August classes. Classes dropped by this date will receive a 25% refund

TBA Registration Pause Day
TBA Course selection reopens in SOLUS with many enrolment restrictions lifted
2–10 Exams for May-July 12 week courses
7 Graduate students: Final Payment Plan (PPL) withdrawal for the preceding academic year
10 Fall term awards – first disbursement posted on SOLUS
TBA Last day to submit your photo for your Photo ID Student Card
15–17 Exams for July–August 6W2 courses
21 Open Enrolment in SOLUS begins

2023

Date Deadline
Mid-December 2022–January 2023 Student Photo ID Cards/validation stickers 
1

Winter term begins

9 Winter term classes begin
10

Winter term tuition and Student Assistance Levy due, except for:

Students that have not paid may not be able to participate in Open Enrolment

10 Winter term residence fees due
12 Grade posting date for preceding fall term classes
15 Queen’s Exchange Bursary deadline
15 Last day to self-enrol in winter term Graduate Student Payment Plan (PPL) without a fee
20 Last day to add a winter term course
20 Last day to drop a winter term course for full refund
31 Last day to pay winter term fees without penalty

Immigration and Citizenship Law Bursary open (fall admission applicants)

Graduate students: Payment Plan (PPL) self-enrolment deadline for winter term

Late January Queen’s General Bursary credit refunded

Date Deadline
1–15 Enter your banking information on SOLUS if you have a credit on SOLUS that is eligible for a refund
1 General Bursary appeal deadline

Winter term awards with separate application deadline

3 Last day to drop a winter term course for 50% refund
5 Graduate students: Payment Plan (PPL) withdrawal date
6

OSAP Summer Extension forms available

Summer registration begins in SOLUS for undergraduate and distance students

15 Admission Bursary deadline

Commitment Scholars Award deadline

Faculty of Law Admission Bursary deadline

Marty Royce Bader Fellowship deadline

Other Admission Awards application deadline

Promise Scholars deadline

16 Commitment Scholars Verifier submission deadline
Mid-February Major Admission Award recipients notified
18 Exam schedule posted to SOLUS
20 Family Day (classes will not be held)
20–24 Mid-term Reading Week – except Education, Medicine (all classes cancelled)
28 T2202 available in SOLUS. T4As will be mailed at end of February to your mailing address on SOLUS

Date Deadline
3 Last day to drop a winter term or multi-term course for 25% refund
6 Graduate students: Payment Plan (PPL) withdrawal date
mid-March  Summer General Bursary open for applications
15

Deadline to register for conflict or religious accommodations for centrally scheduled April examinations

Deadline to register for exam accommodation with Student Wellness Services

Summer Work Study open for applications

16–22 Processing of refunds for eligible, unapplied credits in SOLUS
21 2023 Summer OSAP Extension Form available
31 School of Medicine Admission Bursary deadline

Date Deadline
Throughout April Deadline to submit Upper-Year Bader College Bursary application for the winter term is 7 days prior to the end of your term studying at Bader College
1

Graduate students: Payment Plan (PPL) enrolment open for summer term, for those not on the PPL

5 Graduate students: Last withdrawal for the winter term PPL
10 Winter term classes end
11-13 Winter Term pre-examination study period
12 2023-24 Full-Time OSAP Application form available through your OSAP Account
Mid-April Commitment Scholars recipients notified
14–28 Winter term final exams (exam schedule posted in SOLUS)
30

Last day to change your name for spring degree lists
Last day to apply for spring graduation

Last day of winter term

Date Deadline
1 Immigration and Citizenship Law Bursary deadline for fall admission

Immigration and Citizenship Law Bursary open (winter admission applicants)

1 Summer term: May-June and May-July classes begin
5 Last day to add May-June and May-July courses

Last day to drop May-June courses for full refund

Summer Work Study deadline

12

Student grades will appear on official transcripts for winter term classes

Last day to drop May-July courses for full refund

26 Last day to drop May-June courses without academic penalty
31

Summer General Bursary application deadline

Graduate students: Last day to self-enrol in the Payment Plan (PPL)

Date Deadline
Throughout June Deadline to submit Upper-Year Bader College Bursary application for the winter term is 7 days prior to the end of your summer study session
7 Graduate students: First Payment Plan (PPL) withdrawal for the summer term
8 Residence deposit and application due for students applying for residence
12 Summer term: May-June and May-July classes begin
12–16 Engineering J Section exams
15

Outstanding amounts on SOLUS need to be paid for fall registration

15-17 May-June courses exam period
18 Fall/Winter Work Study application opens
23 Last day to drop May-July courses without academic penalty
26 Final fall/winter timetable for upcoming academic year posted in SOLUS

Date Deadline
Early July Recommended date to complete your OSAP or other student government financial aid application to ensure the fall instalment of your funding is available by September
5 Graduate students: Payment Plan (PPL) withdrawal date

7–9, 14-15

Summer Orientation and Resources (SOAR) for first-year undergraduate students
10 Last day to add July-August courses

Last day to drop July-August courses for full refund

17 Shopping Cart open/Enrolment Appointment times show in SOLUS
15 Applications for fall graduation open in SOLUS
21 - 31 Course Selection begins as per Enrolment Appointments in SOLUS
31 Last day to drop July-August courses without academic penalty

Date Deadline
1 Immigration and Citizenship Law Bursary deadline for winter admission
1 Registration Pause Day
2-6 Course Selection reopens in SOLUS with many enrolment restrictions lifted
2–10 Exams for May-July 12 week courses
7 Graduate students: Final Payment Plan (PPL) withdrawal for the preceding academic year
10 Fall term awards – first disbursement posted on SOLUS
TBD Last day to submit your photo for your Photo ID Student Card
21 Open Enrolment in SOLUS begins
15–17 Exams for July–August 6W2 courses

Date Deadline
1 Fall term begins

Undergraduate students' fall tuition, Student Assistance Levy, and Residence fees due

Applications open for the Queen’s General Bursary program

Marty Royce Bader Fellowship application open

1–30

Full-time enrolment is confirmed; first instalment of OSAP funds applied to your tuition and education-related fees

TBD Residence move-in period

5

Fall term classes begin

1 - Oct 3 AMS and SGPS Ancillary fees opt-out period
15

Fall/winter Work Study application deadline

Last day to change your name for fall degree lists

18

Last day to drop a fall term or multi-term course for full refund

Last date to add a fall term or multi-term class

30

Ancillary and all outstanding fees due

Graduate students' fall tuition, Student Assistance Levy, and Residence fees due

Graduate students: Last day to self-enrol in the fall Payment Plan (PPL)

Date Deadline
1 Fall term awards with separate application deadline
2 Last day to drop a fall term course for 50% refund
TBD Conferral date for fall degrees
6 Graduate students: Payment Plan (PPL) withdrawal date
7 Fall exam schedule posted to SOLUS
9 Thanksgiving
10-13 Fall term break 
15 Last date to apply for fall graduation
30 Last date to drop a fall term course without academic penalty. Courses dropped by this date will receive a 25% refund
31 Queen's General Bursary application due
Late October Major Admission AwardAdmission Bursary, Promise Scholars, and Commitment Scholars Award applications open

Date Deadline
Early November Queen’s Exchange Bursary open for applications for next year
6 Graduate students: Payment Plan (PPL) withdrawal date
13 Remembrance Day Service (classes cancelled 10:30 am–11:30 am)
13-17 Fall 2023 Convocation
15 Deadline to report an conflict/register for an exam accommodation

Date Deadline
1 Applications for spring graduation open in SOLUS

Deadline to submit Upper-Year Bader College Bursary application for fall term is 7 days prior to the end of your term studying at Bader College

Fall term awards – second disbursement posted on SOLUS

5

Fall term classes end

Graduate students: Payment Plan (PPL) withdrawal date

6 Fall term pre-examination study period
6 Commemoration Day (academics cancelled)
7 - 21 Final exams in fall term classes and mid-year tests in multi-term classes
8 Major Admission Award application deadline
9 Major Admission Award high school official nomination deadline
15 Alternative Payment Arrangement (APA) requests due for students not paying their winter tuition and Student Assistance Levy by January 10
Late December General Bursary decisions posted on SOLUS

Sessional Dates

This is the repository of the yearly official program sessional dates as submitted to the Senate Committee on Academic Development and Procedure (SCADP) for review / approval, and to the Queen's Senate for information:

Arts and Science (PDF, 105.2 KB)

Bader College (PDF, 79.4 KB)

Education (PDF, 70.6 KB)

Engineering and Applied Science (PDF, 81 KB)

Health Sciences – School of Medicine (PDF, 196.6 KB)

Health Sciences – School of Nursing (PDF, 316 KB)

Law (PDF, 206.7 KB)

School of Graduate Studies (PDF, 199.7 KB)

Smith School of Business – Commerce (PDF, 197.8 KB)

Smith School of Business – MBA, MFIN (PDF, 318 KB)

Arts and Science (PDF, 63.5 KB)

Bader College (PDF, 35 KB)

Education (PDF, 57.2 KB)

Engineering and Applied Science (PDF, 46.6 KB)

Health Sciences – School of Medicine (PDF, 42 KB)

Health Sciences – School of Nursing (PDF, 42.7 KB)

Law (PDF, 42.6 KB)

Religion (PDF, 37.6 KB) – now affiliated with the Faculty of Arts and Science (for information purposes only)

School of Graduate Studies (PDF, 40.2 KB)

Smith School of Business – Commerce (PDF, 42.5 KB)

Smith School of Business – MBA, MFIN, MIB, GDAP (PDF, 57 KB)

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