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 2020
1 Canada Day observance (University closed. Classes will not be held)
6 Summer Term classes begin for the part time MEd, MEd (WISE), GDPI and PME programs
6 Summer Term classes (July-August session) begin for PMMSC and GDMSC
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 (WISE), GDPI and PME programs without SGS approval
24 Summer Term classes end for the part time MEd and MEd (WISE) programs
          31 Last day to drop Summer Term classes (July-August session) for PMMSC and GDMSC
   
  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 pre- examination study period (TENTATIVE)
21 Summer Term classes end for GDPI and PME programs

31

Summer Term classes end (July-August session) for PMMSC and GDMSC

31

Summer term ends*
   
  September 2020
1 Fall Term begins

7

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

8

Fall Term classes begin
21 Fall Term classes begin for GDPI and PME programs
     30 Last date for reporting to the School of Graduate Studies completion of degree requirements to make the Fall 2020 degree list
    30 Fall Term Tuition fees, or fee payment arrangements, due - Exception: OSAP students
 
  October 2020
9 Last date for course changes for the Fall 2020 term without SGS approval
12 Thanksgiving Day (University closed. Classes will not be held)
15 Last date to apply to graduate in SOLUS  for Fall 2020  (TENTATIVE)

16

University Day (Classes will be held)
26-30 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 2020 Convocation dates will be published by the Office of the University Registrar in June 2020. Finalized dates will be posted here: http://www.queensu.ca/registrar/convocation
   
  November 2020

11

Remembrance Day services (Classes cancelled 10:30-11:30 am.)
27 Fall term classes end for GDPI and PME programs
   
  December 2020
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)
7 Fall Term classes end
8 - 9 Fall term pre-assessment study period
10-23 Final assessments in Fall Term classes and mid-year assessments in multi-term classes

31

Fall Term ends
   
  January 2021
1 New Year's Day (University closed. Classes will not be held)
1 Winter Term begins

4

International Student Orientation for Winter Term admissions

8

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
11 Winter term classes begin
   
  February 2021
4 Last Date for course changes for Winter Term courses without SGS approval

15

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

16-19

Mid term Reading Week (not applicable to M.Sc. O.T. or M.Sc. P.T. programs)
   
  April 2021
2 Good Friday (University closed. Classes will not be held)
9 Winter Term classes end

10-13

Winter Term pre-examination study period

14-30

Winter Term examination period
30 Last date for reporting to School of Graduate Studies completion of degree requirements to make the Spring 2021 Degree list
30 Last date to apply to graduate in SOLUS  for Spring 2021 (TENTATIVE)
30 Winter Term ends
   
  May 2021

1

Summer Term begins *
6 Summer Term tuition fees, or fee payment arrangements, due.
10 Summer Term classes begin (May-June session) for PMMSC and GDMSC
10 Summer  term classes begin*
21 Last date for course changes for Summer term without SGS approval

24

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

NOTE: Spring 2021 Convocation: Dates will be determined in November 2020. Please refer to http://www.queensu.ca/registrar/convocation to view these dates.

   
  June 2021
4 Last day for course changes (add or drop) for Summer Term classes (May-June session) for PMMSC and GDMSC
30 Summer Term classes end (May-June session) for PMMSC and GDMSC
   
  July 2021

1

Canada Day holiday (University closed. Classes will not be held.)
5 Summer Term classes begin (July-August session) for PMMSC and GDMSC
6 Summer Term classes begin for part time MEd, MEd (WISE), GDPI and PME programs
12 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 (WISE), GDPI and PME programs without SGS approval
15 First date to apply to graduate for Fall 2021 (TENTATIVE)
24 Summer Term classes end for the MEd and MEd (WISE) programs
30 Last day to drop Summer Term classes (July-August session) for PMMSC and GDMSC
   
  August 2021

2

Civic Holiday (University closed. Classes will not be held)
13 Summer Term classes end* (except for Summer term graduate programs in Education, and PMMSC and GDMSC)
16, 17 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.