Academic Dates & Deadlines

COVID-19 Updates: There have been some updates to the academic dates and processes due to COVID-19 precautions. Check the Arts & Science Student FAQs and the University of Toronto’s website for relevant updates and information.

The academic dates below include enrolment dates, drop deadlines, exam periods, petition deadlines and more. Visit the Academic Calendar for sessional dates and holidays.

Date Activity

July 9, 2020

Fall and Winter course enrolment start times available on ACORN for Arts & Science students (all years) and CTEP students

July 13 - 29, 2020

Course enrolment priority period for Faculty of Arts & Science students

July 13, 2020

First day of Fall and Winter course enrolment for fourth-year (14.0+ credits) and CTEP students

July 16, 2020

First day of Fall and Winter course enrolment for third-year students (9.0 - 13.5 credits)

July 20, 2020

First day of Fall and Winter course enrolment for second-year students (4.0 - 8.5 credits)

July 23, 2020

First day of Fall and Winter course enrolment for first-year students (fewer than 4.0 credits)

 July 31, 2020

General enrolment period for Faculty of Arts & Science students

August 5, 2020

First day of course enrolment for St. George campus (downtown) students who are not enrolled the Faculty of Arts & Science

August 7, 2020

First day of course enrolment (in Arts & Science courses) for UTM and UTSC students

September 2, 2020

Tuition fee payment/deferral deadline for 2020-21 Fall and Winter session

September 7, 2020

No classes - Labour Day

September 10, 2020

Classes begin in F and Y courses 

September 10, 2020

Last day to request November 2020 graduation

September 18, 2020

Waitlists for F and Y courses close at end of day

September 23, 2020

Last day to enrol in F and Y courses

September 23, 2020

Last day to enrol or accept invitation to a program for 2020-21 Fall and Winter

September 23, 2020

Program/course fee freeze date (F and Y courses)

October 12, 2020

No classes - Thanksgiving holiday

November 9, 2020

Last day to cancel F courses

  • Note that some courses cannot be cancelled using ACORN and students must contact their College or Department to do so; refer to the Course Enrolment Instructions

November 9 - 13, 2020

No classes - Fall Reading Week

November 25, 2020

First day to request June 2021 graduation

December 9, 2020

Classes end in F courses and in Y courses (for Fall term)

December 10, 2020

Make-up day for classes in F and Y courses (at instructor's discretion)

December 11 - 22, 2020

Final assessments in F courses

Term tests in Y courses

December 23, 2020 - January 1, 2021

University closed for Winter Holidays from December 23, 2020 to January 1, 2021 inclusive

  • Winter classes for S and Y courses resume on January 11, 2021

January 15, 2021

Last day to add or remove a CR/NCR option in Fall 2020 F courses

January 15, 2021

Deadline to request Late Withdrawal (LWD) from Fall 2020 F courses at College Registrar's Office

Date Activity

January 11, 2021

Classes in S courses begin

Classes in Y courses resume

January 15, 2021

Last day to add or remove a CR/NCR option in Fall 2020 F courses

January 15, 2021

Deadline to request Late Withdrawal (LWD) from Fall 2020 F courses at College Registrar's Office

January 18, 2021

Last day to file a petition for term work in 2020 Fall term F courses (including final assessments)

January 18, 2021

Last day for instructors to allow term work extensions in 2020 Fall term F courses (including final assessments) without needing to submit a petition to the Faculty

January 21, 2021

Waitlists for S courses close at end of day

January 24, 2021

Last day to enrol in S courses

January 24, 2021

Program/Course fee freeze date (S courses)

January 31, 2021

Last day to request June 2021 graduation

February 15, 2021

Family Day - University closed; no classes

February 15-19, 2021

Reading Week

February 22, 2021

Last day to cancel Y courses

  • Note that some courses cannot be cancelled using ACORN and students must contact their College or Department to do so; refer to the Course Enrolment Instructions
March 15, 2021

Last day to cancel S courses

  • Note that some courses cannot be cancelled using ACORN and students must contact their College or Department to do so; refer to the Course Enrolment Instructions

April 2, 2021

Good Friday - University closed; no classes

April 9, 2021

Classes end in S and Y courses

April 12, 2021

Make-up day for classes in S and Y courses (at instructor's discretion)

April 13-23, 2021*

Most final assessments in S and Y courses will be scheduled during this period.
*Some final assessments may have a due date up to and including April 30

May 7, 2021

Last day for instructors to accept late term work from S or Y courses (including final assessments) without needing to submit a petition to the Faculty

May 7, 2021

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

May 7, 2021

Last day to submit a petition for term work extension in S or Y courses (including final assessments)

May 7, 2021

 Last day to add or remove a CR/NCR option in S  and Y courses

Date Activity

February 24, 2021

Summer course enrolment start times available on ACORN for all Faculty of Arts & Science students

March 1, 2021

First day of Summer course enrolment for all Faculty of Arts & Science students

March 1 - 7, 2021

Course enrolment priority period for Faculty of Arts & Science students

March 8, 2021

General enrolment period for Faculty of Arts & Science students

April 13, 2021

First day of course enrolment for St. George campus (downtown) students who are not enrolled the Faculty of Arts & Science

April 14, 2021

First day of course enrolment (in Arts & Science courses) for UTM and UTSC students

April 28, 2021

Tuition fee payment/deferral deadline for 2021 Summer session

May 3, 2021

Classes begin in F and Y courses

May 6, 2021

Waitlists for F and Y courses close at end of day

May 9, 2021

Last day to enrol in F and Y courses

May 21, 2021

President's Day - University closed; no classes

May 24, 2021

Victoria Day - University closed; no classes

June 1, 2021

Last day to cancel F courses

  • Note that some courses cannot be cancelled using ACORN and students must contact their College or Department to do so; refer to the Course Enrolment Instructions

June 14, 2021

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

June 14, 2021

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

June 14, 2021

Classes end in F and Y courses

June 15, 2021

Make-up day for classes in F and Y courses (at instructor's discretion) missed on May 21, 2021 due to the President's Day

June 16, 2021

Study day

June 17 - 28, 2021

Final assessments in F courses

Term tests in Y courses

June 24 - 28, 2021

Deferred Exams

June 26, 2021

First day to request November 2021 graduation

July 1, 2021

Canada Day holiday - University closed; no classes

July 2, 2021

President's Day - University closed; no classes

July 5, 2021

Classes begin in S courses

Classes in Y courses resume

July 7, 2021 

Last day to submit a petition for term work extension in F courses (including final assessments)

July 7, 2021 

Last day for instructors to accept late term work in F courses (including final assessments) without needing to submit a petition to the Faculty

July 7, 2021

Waitlists for S courses close at end of day

July 11, 2021

Last day to enrol in S courses

July 19, 2021

Last day to cancel Y courses
  • Note that some courses cannot be cancelled using ACORN and students must contact their College or Department to do so; refer to the Course Enrolment Instructions

August 2, 2021

Last day to cancel S courses
  • Note that some courses cannot be cancelled using ACORN and students must contact their College or Department to do so; refer to the Course Enrolment Instructions

August 2, 2021     

Civic holiday - University closed; no classes

August 16, 2021

Last day to add or remove a CR/NCR option in S and Y courses

August 16, 2021

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

August 16, 2021

Classes end in S and Y courses

August 17, 2021

Study day

August 18 - 30, 2021

Final assessments in S and Y courses

August 26 - 30, 2021

Deferred Exams

September 7, 2021 

Last day to submit a petition for term work extension in S or Y courses (including final assessments)

September 7, 2021

Last day for instructors to accept late term work in S and Y courses (including final assessments) without needing to submit a petition to the Faculty

Date Activity

July 5, 2021

Fall and Winter course enrolment start times available on ACORN for Arts & Science students (all years)

July 12 - 28, 2021

Course enrolment priority period for Faculty of Arts & Science students

July 12, 2021

First day of Fall and Winter course enrolment for fourth-year (14.0+ credits) students

July 15, 2021

First day of Fall and Winter course enrolment for third-year students (9.0 - 13.5 credits)

July 19, 2021

First day of Fall and Winter course enrolment for second-year students (4.0 - 8.5 credits)

July 22, 2021

First day of Fall and Winter course enrolment for first-year students (fewer than 4.0 credits)

July 29, 2021

Non-enrolment day. You cannot use ACORN to add, change, or drop courses.

 July 30, 2021

General enrolment period for Faculty of Arts & Science students begins

August 3, 2021

Non-enrolment day. You cannot use ACORN to add, change, or drop courses.

August 4, 2021

First day of course enrolment for St. George campus (downtown) students who are not enrolled the Faculty of Arts & Science

August 5, 2021

Non-enrolment day. You cannot use ACORN to add, change, or drop courses.

August 6, 2021

Course enrolment for other campuses opens at 6AM. Arts & Science students can add UTM/UTSC courses, and UTM/UTSC students can add Arts & Science courses.

September 1, 2021

Tuition fee payment/deferral deadline for the Fall/Winter session

September 6, 2021

No classes - Labour Day

September 9, 2021

Classes begin in F and Y courses 

TBD

Last day to request November 2021 graduation

September 17, 2021

Waitlists for F and Y courses close at end of day

September 22, 2021

Last day to enrol in F and Y courses

September 22, 2021

Last day to enrol or accept invitation to a program for Fall/Winter

September 22, 2021

Program/course fee freeze date (F and Y courses)

October 11, 2021

No classes - Thanksgiving holiday

November 8, 2021

Last day to cancel F courses

  • Note that some courses cannot be cancelled using ACORN and students must contact their College or Department to do so; refer to the Course Enrolment Instructions

November 8 - 12, 2021

No classes - Fall Reading Week

TBD

First day to request June 2022 graduation

December 8, 2021

Classes end in F courses and in Y courses (for Fall term)

TBD

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

December 8, 2021

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

December 9, 2021

Make-up day for classes in F and Y courses (at instructor's discretion)

December 10 - 21, 2021

Final assessments in F courses

Term tests in Y courses

December 22 - 31, 2021

University closed for Winter Holidays from December 22, 2021 to December 31, 2021 inclusive

  • Winter classes for S and Y courses resume on January 10, 2022

TBD

Last day to file a petition for term work in Fall term F courses (including final assessments)

TBD

Last day for instructors to allow term work extensions in Fall term F courses (including final assessments) without needing to submit a petition to the Faculty

Date Activity

January 10, 2022

Classes in S courses begin

Classes in Y courses resume

TBD

Last day to file a petition for term work in Fall term F courses (including final assessments)

TBD

Last day for instructors to allow term work extensions in Fall term F courses (including final assessments) without needing to submit a petition to the Faculty

January 13, 2022

Waitlists for S courses close at end of day

January 23, 2022

Last day to enrol in S courses

January 23, 2022

Program/Course fee freeze date (S courses)

TBD

Last day to request June 2022 graduation

February 21, 2022

Family Day - University closed; no classes

February 21, 2022

Last day to cancel Y courses

  • Note that some courses cannot be cancelled using ACORN and students must contact their College or Department to do so; refer to the Course Enrolment Instructions

February 22 - 25, 2022

Reading Week

March 14, 2022

Last day to cancel S courses

  • Note that some courses cannot be cancelled using ACORN and students must contact their College or Department to do so; refer to the Course Enrolment Instructions

April 8, 2022

Classes end in S and Y courses

TBD

Last day to add or remove a CR/NCR option in S  and Y courses

April 8, 2022

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

April 15, 2022

Good Friday - University closed; no classes or final assessments

TBD

Make-up day for classes in S and Y courses (at instructor's discretion)

April 11 - 29, 2022

Final assessments in S and Y courses

TBD

Last day to submit a petition for term work extension in S or Y courses (including final assessments)

TBD

Last day for instructors to accept late term work from S or Y courses (including final assessments) without needing to submit a petition to the Faculty

For previous sessions, see the archived academic dates.