Important Dates and Deadlines for MBP Students

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

2022

July

Mon, July 18

Registration for Fall session begins

 

August

Mon, August 1

Civic Holiday (University closed)

Mon, August 29

Vanier Scholarship deadine.

 

September (Fall Session)

Mon, Sep 1

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.

Sep 1 - Oct 1

New students starting in Fall 2022 and current students who wish to opt out of the supplementary health and dental plans must do so before October 1.

Early September TBD  

Organizational meeting for 2nd and higher year students, via Zoom.

Mon, September 5

Labour Day (University closed)

Tues, September 6

SGS Graduate Orientation 2022 for new students.

Wed, September 7

MBP Orientation -- MANDATORY for first year students.
Time and Location: TBD

Thurs, September 15

Final date to submit final doctoral theses to SGS to avoid fee charges for 2022-23.

Fri, September 16

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.

Fri, September 16

Registration deadline for students registering or starting their program in the Fall (September to December) session; after this date a late registration fee will be assessed. Minimum required payment due (unpaid fees from previous sessions(s) +100% of current Fall tuition fee charges).

Mon, September 19 - September 22

MBP Retreat @ Campfire Circle Muskoka

TBD

CGS Doctoral Awards (CIHR/NSERC) applications due. Electronic application submission due.  Submit official transcripts for upload to Annette Chan (Downtown students), Donna-Marie Lobo (Uptown students).

Mon, September 26

Final date to add full-year and fall session courses

Fri, September 30

Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Fall session (September to December) tuition and non-tuition fee amounts for all students registered in the Fall session only, except for those who have successfully registered without payment because they are receiving a full funding package via a research stipend, a major award or scholarship, teaching assistantships, tuition waiver, and/or sponsorships. Monthly service charges will incur starting October 15.

Fri, September 30

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

September TBD

MRA deadline for students who wish to have the CIHR Doctoral Research Award* administered through the University

 

October

Mon, October 10

Thanksgiving Day (University closed)

Wed, October 26

GLSE Research Integrity Workshop 1 - Mandatory for First Year, Doctoral Stream MSc and PhD students.

Mon, October 31

Final date to drop fall session full or half courses without penalty

 

November

November

Fall Convocation: Information and dates are posted at: www.convocation.utoronto.ca

Mon, November 21

GLSE Research Integrity Workshop 2 - Mandatory for First Year, Doctoral Stream MSc and PhD students.

Wed, November 30

Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Winter session (January to April) tuition and non-tuition fee amounts for all students registered in both Fall and Winter sessions, except for those who have successfully registered without payment because they are receiving a full funding package via a reserch stipend, a major award or scholarship, teaching assistantships, tuition waiver, and/or sponsorships. Monthly service charges will incur starting December 15.

 

December

Early December

CGS Masters Scholarship (CIHR/NSERC) deadline

Wed, December 21 - Friday, December 30 (inclusive)

U of T, including the MBP Administrative offices, will be closed for the holidays. The office will re-open on Monday, January 2, 2023.

2023

January (Winter Session)

Jan 1 - Jan 31

New students who are starting in Winter 2023 who wish to opt out of the supplementary health and dental palns must do so before January 31st. Not applicable to current students.

Mon, January 2

U of T, including the MBP Administrative offices, re-opens

Fri, January 13

Registration deadline for students registering or starting thier program in the Winter (January to April) session; after this date a late registration fee will be assessed. Minimum Required Payment due (unpaid fees from previous session(s) +100% of current Winter session tuition fee charges). See methods of registration.

Mon, January 16

Final date to submit final doctoral theses without fee payment for Winter session

Wed, January 18

Fall Session grades available for viewing by students on the Student Web Service (ACORN)

Fri, January 20

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

Students dually registered in the Fall session must be recomended for the Master's degree by this date to maintain their PhD registration.

Mon, January 23

Final date to ADD Winter session courses.

Tues, January 31

Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid Winter session (January to April) tuition and non-tuition fee amounts for all students registered in the Winter session only, except for those who have successfully registered without payment because they are receiving a full funding package via a research stipend, a major award or scholarship, teaching assistantships, tuition waiver, and/or sponsorships. Monthly service charges will incur starting February 18.

 

February

Fri, February 10

Students who started in September 2021 and joined their lab in January 2022 should form their Supervisory Committee and submit the names of their supervisory committee members to the MBP Office for approval.

Mon, February 20

Family Day (University closed)

Mon, February 27

Final date to drop full-year or Winter session courses without academic penalty

 

March

March

March convocation in absentia. Information posted at www.convocation.utoronto.ca

Students admitted into the PhD program in September 2019 must have their Qualifying Exam by the end of March.

Mid-March, TBD

OGS deadline for domestic and Visa students.

Fri, March 24

Students who started in September 2021 and joined their lab in January 2022 must have held their first Supervisory Committee meeting by this date.

 

April

Fri, April 7

Good Friday (University closed)

Fri, April 21

For students obtaining degrees at June convocation, course work must be completed and grades submitted for full-year and Winter session courses.

Final date for receipt of degree recommendations and submission of any required theses for master's degree for June Convocation

Final date for submission of final doctoral thesis for students whose degrees are to be conferred at the June Convocation.

Students dually registered in the Winter session must be recommended for the master's degree by this date to maintain their PhD registration.

* A final thesis is the corrected, approved version of thesis which is submitted to ProQuest (formerly T-Space)

Sun, April 30

Payment deadline to avoid service charges on unpaid fall/Winter session (September to April) tuition and non-tuition fee amounts for all students who have successfully registered without payment. Monthly service charges will incur starting May 15.

 

May

May

All MSc students who started in September 2019 and wish to reclassify into the PhD program must reclassify by the end of May

Mon, May 8

Final date to enroll in May-June or May-August session courses

Wed, May 17

Winter session grades available for viewing by students on the Student Web Service (ACORN)

Mon, May 22

Victoria Day (University closed)

Fri, May 26

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 2020 must have their Qualifying Exam by the end of June.

Mon, June 26

Final date to drop May-August session Y section courses without academic penalty.

 

July

Mon, Jul 10

Final date to enrol in July-August courses

Wed, July 19

Grades for May/June F section courses available for viewing by students on the Student Web Service (ACORN)

Fri, July 28

Final date to drop July-August S section courses without academic penalty.


Dates and Deadlines for Rotations Students 

September 26 - October 14, 2022

First lab rotation for students starting in September, 2022.

October 17 – November 4, 2022

Second lab rotation for students starting in September, 2022.

November 7 – November 25, 2022

Third lab rotation for students starting in September, 2022.

TBD

Students to advise Annette or Donna of their choices for their permanent lab placement.

TBD

Students will be advised of their permanent lab placement.

December 5, 2022

Placement with permanent supervisor begins.

December 5 – December 21, 2022

Fourth rotation for any students who have not received a permanent lab assignment.

TBD

First rotation for students starting in January, 2023.

TBD

Second rotation for students starting in January, 2023.

TBD

Third rotation for students starting in January, 2023.

April 2024

MSc students who started in September 2022 and wish to reclassify into the PhD program must submit Form 100 to Annette or Donna by April 2024.

May 2023

Reclass examination this month for students who started September 2021.


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 15 - 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 Oct 1.
  • 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 21, 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 21.
  • 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 15, 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 2021-22.
  • October 1 - 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 21 - 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 14 - 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.