School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
School of Graduate Studies

Sessional Dates

Some graduate departments / programs have different start and end dates for classes and for terms throughout the academic year, as well as different examination periods. Please consult the graduate department/program for applicable dates.

For Sessional Dates for the Master of Occupational Therapy and Master of Physical Therapy programs, contact the School of Rehabilitation Therapy. 

 

  July 2019
1 Canada Day observance (University closed. Classes will not be held)
2 Summer Term classes begin for the part time MEd, MEd (AWIES), GDPI and PME programs
2 Summer Term classes (July-August session) begin for PMMSC and GDMSC
8 Last date for course changes for the part time MEd, MEd (AWIES), GDPI and PME programs without SGS approval
8 Last day to add Summer Term classes (July-August session) for PMMSC and GDMSC
19 Summer Term classes end for the part time MEd and MEd (AWIES) programs
   
  August 2019
5 Civic Holiday (University closed. Classes will not be held)
5 Last day to drop Summer Term classes (July-August session) for PMMSC and GDMSC
12 Summer Term classes end* (except for Summer Term graduate programs in Education)
14-15 Summer Term pre- examination study period (TENTATIVE)
16 Summer Term classes end for GDPI and PME programs

31

Summer term ends*

 

 
  September 2019
1 Fall Term begins

2

Labour Day (University closed. Classes will not be held)

5

Fall Term classes begin
     27 Last date for reporting to the School of Graduate Studies completion of degree requirements to make the Fall 2019 degree list
    30 Fall Term Tuition fees, or fee payment arrangements, due - Exception: OSAP students
 
  October 2019
4 Last date for course changes for the Fall 2019 term without SGS approval
14 Thanksgiving Day (University closed. Classes will not be held)
15 Last date to apply to graduate in SOLUS  for Fall 2019  (TENTATIVE)

16

University Day (Classes will be held)
24,25 Fall mid-term break (applicable to undergraduate students in programs in Arts and Science, School of Nursing, Engineering and Applied Science, and Commerce)
   
 

NOTE: Fall 2019 Convocation dates will be published by the Office of the University Registrar in May 2019.
Finalized dates will be posted here: http://www.queensu.ca/registrar/students/convocation/fall-2019

   
  November 2019

11

Remembrance Day services (Classes cancelled 10:30-11:30 am.)
13-15 Fall 2019 Convocation
29 Fall Term classes end
30-Dec.3 Fall term pre-examination study period
   
  December 2019
1 First date to Apply to Graduate in Spring 2020 (TENTATIVE)
4-19 Fall Term examinations period (TENTATIVE)
6 Commemoration Day (academics cancelled except for clinical responsibilities and field work)

31

Fall Term ends
   
  January 2020
1 New Year's Day (University closed. Classes will not be held)
1 Winter Term begins

6

Winter Term classes begin

6

International Student Orientation for Winter Term admissions

9

Last date to drop Fall-Winter (full year) courses without SGS approval
10 Winter Term Tuition fees, or fee payment arrangements, due for graduate students - Exception: OSAP students
   
  February 2020
6 Last Date for course changes for Winter Term courses without SGS approval

17

Family Day (University closed. Classes will not be held.)

18-21

Mid term Reading Week (not applicable to M.Sc. O.T. or M.Sc. P.T. programs)
   
  April 2020
3 Winter Term classes end

4-8

Winter Term pre-examination study period

9-25

Winter Term examination period (TENTATIVE)
10 Good Friday (University closed. Classes will not be held.)
30 Last date for reporting to School of Graduate Studies completion of degree requirements to make the Spring 2020 Degree list
30 Last date to apply to graduate in SOLUS  for Spring 2020 (TENTATIVE)
30 Winter Term ends
   
  May 2020

1

Summer Term begins *
1 Summer Term classes begin (May-June session) for PMMSC and GDMSC
4 Summer  term classes begin*
7 Summer Term tuition fees, or fee payment arrangements, due - Exception: OSAP students

18

Victoria Day (University closed. Classes will not be held.)
22 Last date for course changes for Summer Term courses without SGS approval
   
 

NOTE: Spring 2020 Convocation dates will be published by the Office of the University Registrar in Fall 2019.
Finalized dates will be posted here: http://www.queensu.ca/registrar/convocation

   
  June 2020
1 Last day to add Summer Term classes (May-June session) for PMMSC and GDMSC
2 Last day to drop Summer Term classes (May-June session) for PMMSC and GDMSC
24 Summer Term classes end (May-June session) for PMMSC and GDMSC
   
  July 2020

1

Canada Day holiday (University closed. Classes will not be held.)
6 Summer Term classes begin (July-August session) for PMMSC and GDMSC
6 Summer Term classes begin for part time MEd, MEd (AWIES), GDPI and PME programs
13 Last day to add Summer Term classes (July-August session) for PMMSC and GDMSC
13 Last date for course changes for the part time MEd, MEd (AWIES), GDPI and PME programs without SGS approval
15 First date to apply to graduate for Fall 2020 (TENTATIVE)
24 Summer Term classes end for the MEd and MEd (AWIES) programs

 

 
  August 2020

3

Civic Holiday (University closed. Classes will not be held)
10 Summer Term classes end* (except for Summer term graduate programs in Education)
12, 13 Summer Term examinations* (TENTATIVE)
21 Summer Term classes end GDPI and PME programs
31 Summer Term classes end (July-August session) for PMMSC and GDMSC
      31 Summer Term ends*
   
 

*For start and end dates of all sessions within the Summer Terms, and applicable examination periods, consult the graduate department/program.