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Important dates

Below please find two sets of important dates:

Academic dates and deadlines for MES students in the Faculty of Environmental Studies

These dates are provided to assist you in managing the administrative requirements of your program. Please note that these dates are for the Faculty of Environmental Studies only. If you are taking courses through another graduate program at York or another University you will need to be aware of their dates and deadlines (for example, during Block Week at FES other programs may still hold classes).

Academic dates and deadlines 2014-2015

  Fall Term
2014
Winter Term
2015
Summer Term 2015
Registration and enrolment begins for all students.
June 3/Tues
Nov 11 / Tue
Apr 1 / Wed
Opening day of term.
Sept 1/Mon
Jan 1 / Thu
May 1 / Fri
Orientation for incoming graduate students.
Sep 3 - 5
 
 
Course consultation, advising and enrolment.
Sep 3 - 5
Dec 8 - 16
Apr 1 - 30
Registration and enrolment for incoming students
Sep 4 / Thu
 
 
Last date for all students to register & enrol in courses after which a $200.00 late fee will be charged.
Sep 3 / Wed
Dec 16 / Tue
Apr 30 / Thu
FES graduate courses begin.
Sep 8 / Mon
Jan 5 / Mon
Dates vary depending on course
Last date for students to change course enrolments.
Sep 19 / Fri
Jan 16 / Fri
May 15 / Fri
Automatic withdrawal from Faculty of unregistered graduate students.
Sep 30 / Tue
Jan 27 / Tue
May 29 / Fri
Last date for submission of incomplete course work from previous term.
Oct 10 / Fri
Feb 13 / Fri
Jun 12 / Fri
Last date for Course Directors to change grades of Incomplete from previous term: (If a grade change is not submitted, the I automatically becomes a U.) Oct 24 / Fri Feb 27 / Fri Jun 26 / Fri
Co-curricular week: no regular graduate classes - no exams - university open
Oct 29 - Nov 2
Feb 16 - 20
 
Incoming students' initial plan of study due to Advisor for review process.
Nov 7 / Fri
 
 
 
Application for award of MES degree for deposit of examinable Major Project, Paper and Portfolio (Note: if you are doing a Thesis please check deadline with OSAS as it is different).
Nov 28 / Fri
Mar 31 / Tue
Jul 31 / Fri
FES graduate courses end - all course material due.
Dec 5 / Fri
Apr 6 / Mon
Dates vary depending on course
Last date to hold General Examinations for all MES students.
Dec 12 / Fri
Apr 24 / Fri
Aug 28 / Fri
MES Final Examinations.
Jan 16 & 23
Apr 28 & 29 
(Apr 30 if required)
Aug 26, 28, 
Sep 4
(Aug 27 if required)
Closing day of term.
Dec 31 / Wed
Apr 30 / Thu
Aug 31 / Mon
Course grades and evaluations due from Course Directors.
Jan 5 / Mon
May 4 / Mon
Sep 4 / Fri

York University special dates and holidays

These dates indicate when the University is closed or classes are cancelled and apply to all York students.

Fall Term 2014

Labour Day

Sep 1 / Mon

University closed

Thanksgiving

Oct 13 / Mon

University closed

Fall Convocation Oct 15 - 17  
Christmas / New Year's Break Dec 24 - Jan 1 inclusive University closed

Winter Term 2015

New Year's Day

Jan 1 / Thu

University closed

Family Day

Feb 16 / Mon

University closed

Good Friday

Apr 3 / Fri

University closed

Summer Term 2015

Victoria Day

May 18 / Mon

University closed

Spring Convocation

TBA

 

Canada Day

Jul 1 / Wed

University closed

Civic Holiday (Simcoe Day)

Aug 3 / Mon

University closed