School of Policy Studies

School of Policy Studies
School of Policy Studies

MPA/PMPA Academic Dates

2018-2019
August 2018
6 Monday Civic Holiday - University Closed
September 2018
3 Monday Labour Day (University closed)
4 - 7 Tuesday - Friday MPA Orientation
10 Monday MPA Fall Term classes begin
13 Thursday First-year PMPA ONLY - Orientation/Registration
13 - 15 Thursday - Saturday First-year PMPA ONLY - Classes MPA-823 Policy Leadership
Second-year PMPA ONLY - Classes MPA-824 Leadership in Practice
30 Saturday Fall Term Tuition fees, or fee payment arrangements due
October 2018
5 Friday Last date for Fall Term course changes without SGS approval
8 Monday Thanksgiving Day (University closed)
12 - 13 Friday - Saturday PMPA classes (all years)
15 Monday Last date to apply to graduate in SOLUS in Fall 2018 (tentative)
November 2018
TBA   Note: Fall 2018 Convocation dates will be published by the Office of the University Registrar.  Finalized dates will be posted here: http://www.queensu.ca/registrar/convocation
2 - 3 Friday - Saturday PMPA classes (all years)
9 Friday Remembrance Day (Classes cancelled 10:30 - 11:30 am)
30 Friday Fall term classes end
30 Friday PMPA classes (all years)
December 2018
1 Saturday PMPA classes (all years)
1 Saturday First date to Apply to Graduate in Spring 2018 (tentative)
1 - 4 Saturday - Tuesday Fall Term pre-examination study period
5 - 20   Fall Term Examination period (tentative)
6 Thursday Commemoration Day (academic activities cancelled)
January 2019
1 Tuesday New Year's Day (University closed)
7 Monday MPA Winter Term classes begin
10 Thursday Winter Term Tuition fees, or fee payment arrangements due
11 Friday Last date for PMPA (fall/winter) course changes without SGS approval
18 - 19 Friday - Saturday PMPA classes (all years)
February 2019
7 Thursday Last date for Winter Term course changes without SGS approval
8 - 9 Friday - Saturday PMPA classes (all years)
18 Monday Family Day (University closed)
19 - 23 Tuesday - Friday Reading Week
March 2019
22 - 23 Friday - Saturday PMPA classes (all years)
April 2019
5 Friday MPA Winter term classes end
6 - 10 Saturday-Wednesday MPA pre-examination study period
11 - 25 Thursday - Wednesday MPA final examination period (tentative)
19 Friday Good Friday (University closed.  Classes will not be held)
26 - 27 Friday - Saturday MPA/PMPA Summer Term classes begin
30 Tuesday Last date to apply to graduate in SOLUS in Spring 2019 (tentative)
May 2019
TBA   Note: Spring 2019 Convocation Dates will be published by the Office of the University Registrar.  Finalized dates will be posted here:  http://www.queensu.ca/registrar/convocation
7 Tuesday Summer Term tuition fees, or fee payment arrangements, due
13 - 17 Monday - Friday MPA/PMPA Summer classes
20 Monday Victoria Day (University closed)
24 Friday Last date for Summer course changes without SGS approval
June 2019
3 - 7 Monday - Friday MPA/PMPA Summer classes
July 2019
1 Monday Canada Day observation (University closed)
15 Monday First date to apply to graduate for Fall 2019 (tentative)
2019-2020 
August 2019
5 Monday Civic Holiday - University Closed
September 2019
2 Monday Labour Day (University closed)
3-4 Tuesday - Wednesday MPA Orientation 
5 Thursday MPA Fall Term classes begin
12 Thursday First-year PMPA ONLY - Orientation/Registration
12-14 Thursday - Saturday First-year PMPA ONLY - Classes MPA-823 Policy Leadership
Second-year PMPA ONLY - Classes MPA-824 Leadership in Practice
30 Sunday Fall Term Tuition fees, or fee payment arrangements due (exception:  OSAP students)
October 2019
4 Friday Last date for Fall Term course changes without SGS approval
4-5 Friday - Saturday PMPA classes (all years)
14 Monday Thanksgiving Day (University closed)
15 Tuesday Last date to apply to graduate in SOLUS in Fall 2019 (tentative)
18-20 Friday - Saturday Queen's Homecoming
November 2019
    Note: Fall 2019 Convocation dates will be published by the Office of the University Registrar.  Finalized dates will be posted here: http://www.queensu.ca/registrar/convocation
1-2 Friday - Saturday PMPA classes (all years)
11 Monday Remembrance Day (Classes cancelled 10:30 - 11:30 am)
29 Friday Fall term classes end
29-30 Friday - Saturday PMPA classes (all years)
December 2019
1 Sunday First date to Apply to Graduate in Spring 2020 (tentative)
Nov 30 - Dec 3 Saturday - Tuesday Fall Term pre-examination study period
4 - 19 Wednesday - Thursday Fall Term Examination period (tentative)
6 Friday Commemoration Day (academic activities cancelled)
January 2020
1 Wednesday New Year's Day (University closed)
6 Monday MPA Winter Term classes begin
9 Thursday Last date to drop Fall-Winter (full) courses without SGS approval
10 Friday Winter Term Tuition fees, or fee payment arrangements, due for graduate students (exception: OSAP students)
10-11 Friday - Saturday PMPA classes (all years)
February 2020
6 Thursday Last date for Winter Term course changes without SGS approval
7 - 8 Friday - Saturday PMPA classes (all years)
17 Monday Family Day (University closed)
18 - 21 Tuesday - Friday Reading Week
March 2020
27 - 28 Friday - Saturday PMPA classes (all years)
April 2020
3 Friday MPA Winter term classes end
4 - 8 Saturday-Wednesday MPA pre-examination study period
9 - 25 Thursday - Wednesday MPA final examination period (tentative)
10 Friday Good Friday (University closed.  Classes will not be held)
24 - 25 Friday - Saturday MPA/PMPA Summer Term classes begin
30 Thursday Last date to apply to graduate in SOLUS in Spring 2020 (tentative)
May 2020
    Note: Spring 2020 Convocation Dates will be published by the Office of the University Registrar.  Finalized dates will be posted here:  http://www.queensu.ca/registrar/convocation
7 Thursday Summer Term tuition fees, or fee payment arrangements, due - exception OSAP students
11 - 15 Monday - Friday MPA/PMPA Summer classes
18 Monday Victoria Day (University closed)
22 Friday Last date for Summer course changes without SGS approval
June 2020
1 - 5 Monday - Friday MPA/PMPA Summer classes
July 2020
1 Wednesday Canada Day observation (University closed)
15 Wednesday First date to apply to graduate for Fall 2020 (tentative)