2017 Summer: Important Dates

The dates listed below pertain to students registered in the Faculty of Arts & Science, St. George campus only (unless explicitly stated otherwise.) Other students must follow their own faculty’s or division’s dates for registration (e.g., add/drop deadlines.) Check with your faculty/divisional registrar’s office for applicable registration dates. The sessional dates below (e.g. beginning and ending of classes) apply to all students taking a Faculty of Arts & Science, St. George campus course.

April 2017
April 1 Arts & Science students may check their assigned start time on ACORN
April 6 Enrolment begins for Arts & Science students at assigned start time
April 13 Priority removed for courses with a P indicator at 6 a.m.
April 19

Enrolment in Arts & Science courses begins at 6 a.m. for other St. George campus faculties/divisions

April 20

A&S students may enrol in UTM and UTSC courses at 6 a.m.

Enrolment in Arts & Science courses begins at 6 a.m. for students at UTM and UTSC

Enrolment begins at Departments for courses with a PE indicator

April 27 Payment/Registration Deadline for 2017 Summer - last day to pay or defer fees. If you do not enrol in courses by this date, your registration will be cancelled. If you wish to enrol in courses after this date, you must pay a late registration fee at your College Registrar's Office.
May 2017
May 15 First day of classes in F and Y section code courses
May 18 F and Y section code course waiting lists turned off at end of day
May 22

Last day to enrol or make section changes in F and Y section code courses

Victoria Day; University closed

June 2017
June 9 June examination timetable posted on Arts & Science web site (tentative)
June 12

Last day to cancel F courses without academic penalty;

Last day to add or remove a CR/NCR option in F section code courses

June 23

Last day of classes in F courses

Deadline to request Late Withdrawal (LWD) from F section code courses at College Registrar's Office

June 26 First day to request November 2017 graduation on ACORN
June 26 to 30 June examination period (final exams in F courses; possible term tests for Y section code courses)

Y section code course break (no classes)
July 2017
July 3 Canada Day holiday; University closed
July 4 First day of classes in S section code courses
July 6 S section code course waiting lists turned off at end of day
July 10 Last day to enrol or make section changes in S section code courses
July 16

Last day to cancel Y section code courses without academic penalty;

Last day to add or remove a CR/NCR option in Y section code courses

July 21 August examination timetable posted on the Arts & Science web site (tentative)
July 31

Last day to cancel S section code courses without academic penalty;

Last day to add or remove a CR/NCR option in S section code courses

August 2017
August 7 Civic Holiday; University closed
August 14

Last day of classes in S and Y section code courses

Last day to request November 2017 graduation on ACORN

Deadline to request Late Withdrawal (LWD) from S and Y section code courses at College Registrar's Office

August 15 to 18 August examination period (final exams in S and Y courses)

Course Enrolment

Course enrolment begins April 6 on ACORN at www.acorn.utoronto.ca. All St. George campus Arts & Science students are assigned enrolment start times. You can check your start time on ACORN starting on April 1 (see here for details.) On April 19 at 6:00 a.m., students from other St. George campus faculties/divisions may begin enrolling in Arts & Science courses. On April 20 at 6 a.m., students from the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) and the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) may begin enrolling in Arts & Science courses. Arts & Science students may begin enrolling in UTM/UTSC courses on April 20 at 6 a.m. For more information, see the Step 2: Enroll in courses section.

Adding and Cancelling Courses

With the exception of E and PE indicator courses, students may add, change meeting sections and cancel F, Y and S section code courses on ACORN by the deadlines below. See departmental instructions in the timetable listings for enrolment in E and PE courses; cancellation of E and PE courses must be done at the Department or at your College Registrar's office.

Section Code Deadline to enrol/change meeting section
Deadline to cancel without academic penalty
F May 22
June 12
Y May 22 July 16
S July 10 July 31


It is important to officially cancel a course as soon as you have decided you do not want to continue in it, for both academic and financial reasons. Courses that are not cancelled by the deadlines will remain on your academic record and may count as failures. Tuition fees in the Summer session are calculated on a per-course basis and fee refunds for cancelled courses are determined based on a schedule set out by the Office of Student Accounts. A cancellation of your registration in the summer session on or after May 15, which is the first day of the summer session, is subject to a minimum charge. Refer to the Student Accounts web site for the refund schedule for F, Y, and S section code courses. 

Registration Deadline

Registration will occur automatically if you pay at least the minimum first installment of your fees (or officially defer them) by April 27. If you don't pay or officially defer your fees by April 27, you will be removed from your courses at any time. The University will allow a processing time of 10 days for bank payments to be received by the University before removing you from courses. Note that reinstatement in courses is not guaranteed as spaces may be filled. If you wish to register after you have been removed, you will be charged a late registration fee.

If you do not enroll in courses by the April 27 deadline your registration status for the session is automatically changed to "Financially Cancelled", as the Faculty presumes you do not plan to take courses this Summer. This status does not affect your eligibility to return in the Fall/Winter. If your status is "Financially Cancelled" and you wish to take courses, contact your College Registrar's Office for instructions.

For more information about paying or deferring your fees, please see the Step 3: Pay your fees section.

Start and End of Classes; Final Examination period

Section Code Classes Start Classes End Final Examination Period
F May 15 June 23 June 26 to 30
Y May 15 August 14
August 15 to 18
S July 4
August 14 August 15 to 18

University Closures:

The University will be closed on May 22 (Victoria Day), July 3 (Canada Day holiday), and August 7 (Civic Holiday.)


November 2017 Graduation (Request period: June 26 to August 14)

If you are planning to complete the requirements for your degree by the end of the 2017 Summer session and you wish to graduate in November 2017, select the “Graduation and Convocation” tab on the ACORN main menu beginning June 26 and confirm your request. If you are unable to record your intention to graduate on ACORN or if the degree information shown is incorrect, contact your college registrar’s office for assistance.

The last day to confirm or change your November 2017 degree request is August 14. Changes after this date will have to be made at your college registrar’s office as soon as possible.