Important Dates

Important Dates and Deadlines 2016-2017

AUG | SEPT | OCT | NOV | DEC | JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN

 

2017

July

Mon July 17
Fri August 26
  • Deadline for payment of fees or to submit a completed Request to Register without payment form online via ACORN/ROSI or to the MBP office.

August

Mon. August 7
  • Civic Holiday; University closed
Fri August 25
  • Deadline for payment of fees or to submit a completed Request to Register without payment form online via ACORN/ROSI or to the MBP office.

September (Fall Session)

Friday Sep 1 - Monday Oct 2

  • New students starting in Fall 2017 and current students who wish to opt out of the supplementary health and dental plans must do so before October 2.
Monday September 4
  • Labour Day; University closed
Wednesday September 5
Wednesday September 6
  • MBP Orientation -- MANDATORY for first year students.
    Time and Location: 10:00 am; 6th floor auditorium, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, 610 University Avenue
    11:30 am: Scholarship Workshop
Thursday September 7
  • Organizational meeting for 2nd and higher year students at 11:00 am in PMCRT, Room 4-204
Friday September 15
  • Final date for REGISTRATION (i.e. pay or defer fees) of students beginning programme in September session. After this date, must register at SGS and pay the late registration fee. Students who are not registered will be removed from courses.
  • Final date to submit final PhD theses to SGS to avoid fee charges for 2017-18
  • Vanier Scholarship deadline
Sunday September 24 -
Tuesday September 26
  • MBP Annual Geneva Park Retreat
Monday September 25
  • Final date to add full-year and fall session courses
Tuesday September 26
  • MRA deadline for students who wish to have the CIHR Doctoral Research Award* administered through the University
Friday September 29
  • NSERC Doctoral Scholarship deadline
  • Remaining Fall session (September to December) fees due by this date to avoid incurring service charges
  • Final date to submit final Doctoral theses for Fall Convocation
  • Final date for receipt of degree recommendations and submission of any required theses for Masters degrees for Fall Convocation without fees being charged for the fall session

October

Tuesday October 3
  • CIHR – Doctoral Award deadline
Monday October 9
  • Thanksgiving Day; University closed
Friday October 20
Monday October 30
  • Final date to drop fall session full or half courses without penalty

November

November
Wed. November 8

December

Friday December 1
Thursday December 21 – Tuesday January 2, 2018 (inclusive)
  • U of T, including the MBP Administrative offices, will be closed for the holidays. The office will re-open on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

2018

January (Winter Session)

Wednesday  January 3
  • U of T, including the MBP Administrative offices, re-opens
  • First date a MSc Oral Exam can be scheduled in 2018
Friday January 12
  • Final date for REGISTRATION (i.e. pay or defer fees) of students beginning programme in Winter session. After this date, must register at SGS and pay late registration fee.
Monday January 15
  • Final date to submit final PH.D theses to SGS without fee payment for Winter session.
Wednesday January 17
  • Fall Session grades available for viewing by students on the Student Web Service
Friday January 19
  • Final date for all students to request their degrees be conferred in absentia in March
  • Final date for receipt of degree recommendations and submission of any required theses for March or June graduation for master’s students without fees being charged for the Winter session.
  • Final date to submit final doctoral theses for March Convocation in absentia
  • Fall dual registrants must be recommended for the Master's degree by this date
Monday January 22
  • Final date to ADD Winter session courses.
Tuesday Jan 31
  • Students registered for winter session only - pay any remaining winter session (January to April) fees to avoid incurring service charges, which begin accruing on February 15

February

Monday February 12
  • Students who started in September 2017 and joined their lab in January 2018 should form their Supervisory Committee and submit the names of their supervisory committee members to the MBP Office for approval.
Monday February 19
  • Family Day; University closed
Monday February 26
  • Final date to drop full-year or Winter session courses without academic penalty

March

March
Wednesday March 2
  • OGS (VISA Students) application due in MBP office
Thursday March 29
  • Students admitted into the Ph.D. program in September 2016 must have their Qualifying Exam by this date
  • VISA Students - The MBP contribution to the tuition fees differential for 2017-18 will be paid directly to the student's account as a U of T Fellowship
  • OGS deadline for Domestic students.
  • Students who joined the department in Sept. 2017 and joined their lab in January 2018 must have their first Supervisory Committee meeting by this date.
Friday March 30
  • Good Friday - University closed

April

Friday April 20

  • Final date for receipt of degree recommendations and submission of any required theses for master’s degrees for June Convocation. A note from the student’s supervisor should be sent to the MBP office to inform that the changes have been completed. The MBP office will then send in the degree recommendation.
  • Final date for submission of final Ph.D. thesis to SGS for students whose degrees are to be conferred at June convocation.
  • Final date for degree recommendations of winter dual registrants for the master’s degree to maintain their Ph.D. registration

May

Monday May 7
  • Final date to enroll in May-June or May-August session courses
Wednesday May 16
  • Winter session grades available for viewing by students on the Student Web Service (ACORN)
Mon May 21
  • Victoria Day; University closed
Friday May 25
  • Final date to drop May-June F section courses without academic penalty

June

June
  • June convocation Information and dates posted at www.convocation.utoronto.ca
  • Students admitted into the PhD program in January 2017 must have thier Qualifying Exam by this date
Thursday June 1
Mon June 18
  • Final date to drop May-August session Y section courses without academic penalty.

July

Monday July 2
  • Canada Day, University closed

 

 

REGISTRATION
You are considered officially registered as soon as you have paid tuition and incidental fees, or have requested to register without payment.

MASTER'S GRADUATING STUDENTS

  • Sept 30 - If your degree recommendation has been submitted to SGS prior to this date, you do not register or pay fees. You will graduate in November. If a thesis is required, the final thesis must be submitted to SGS by Sept 30.
  • January 20 - If your degree recommendation has been submitted to SGS prior to this date, you do not register or pay fees for the Winter session. You may choose to graduate in March (in absentia) or June. If you are not recommended by January 20, you will be required to pay fees for the second session and any service charges that have accrued. If a thesis is required, it must be submitted to SGS by January 20.
  • If you have been permitted dual registration for the Fall session in a Master’s and PhD program, you will be registered in both programs but will be required to pay fees only for the doctoral program. If you do not complete your master’s program by January 20, your PhD registration for the Fall session will be cancelled and your fee payment will be applied to your master’s registration.
  • April 21 - If your degree recommendation has been submitted to SGS prior to this date, you will graduate in June. If a thesis is required, it must be submitted to SGS by April 21.

 

DOCTORAL GRADUATING STUDENTS

 

  • Fees for doctoral candidates in the final year of their program are assessed on the 15th of each month and differ from completion dates for eligibility to graduate. A final thesis is the corrected, approved version of thesis which is submitted to SGS following the Final Oral Examination
  • September 15 - Final date to submit final doctoral theses to SGS to avoid fee charges for 2016-17
  • September 30 - To graduate in November, doctoral candidates must have successfully defended their thesis at an SGS oral examination and submitted the final approved thesis to SGS by this date.
  • January 20 - To graduate in March (in absentia), doctoral candidates must have successfully defended their thesis at an SGS oral examination and submitted the final approved thesis to SGS by this date.
  • April 21 - To graduate in June, doctoral candidates must have successfully defended their thesis at an SGS oral examination and submitted the final approved thesis to SGS by this date

 

Last Updated:

September 13, 2017

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