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Important dates

Below please find two sets of important dates:

Academic dates and deadlines for PhD 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 2014

Registration and enrolment begins for all students.

June 3 / Tue
June 3 / Tue
Mar 5 / Wed

Opening day of term.

Sep 1 / Mon
Jan 1 / Thu
May 1 / Thu

Orientation for incoming graduate students.

Sep 4 & 5
 
 

Course consultation, advising and enrolment.

Sep 4 & 5
Dec 9 - 20
Mar 5 - Apr 30

Registration and enrolment for incoming students

Sep 4 & 5
 
 
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 / Wed
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 14 / Wed
Automatic withdrawal from Faculty of unregistered graduate students.
Sep 19 / Fri
Jan 16 / Fri
May 30 / Fri
Last date for submission of incomplete course work from previous term.
Oct 10 / Fri
Feb 13 / Fri
June 13 / 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 June 27 / Fri
Co-curricular week: no regular graduate classes - no exams - University closed
Oct 29 - Nov 2
Feb 16 - 20
 
FES graduate courses end - all course material due.
Dec 5 / Fri
Apr 6 / Mon
Dates vary depending on course
Closing day of term.
Dec 31 / Wed
Apr 30 / Thu
Aug 31 / Sun
Course grades and evaluations due from Course Directors.
Jan 5 / Mon
May 4 / Mon
Sep 5 / 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