Sessional Dates 2016-2017

Note: In the Fall term, classes will be held on two Fridays (Sep. 16 and Oct. 21) according the Monday schedule, and on one Friday (November 18) according to the Wednesday schedule.

2016 Fall Session

August 2016

August 22

First Year Registration

August 22 – Sept. 1

First Year: Legal Methods Intensive

September 2016

September 1

Graduate Student Orientation

September 5

Labour Day: no classes

September 6

Classes begin for all students

September 16

Deemed Monday

September 16 (10:00 a.m.)

Directed Research proposals due: first term and full year projects

September 23 (10:00 a.m.)

Add/Drop First term and Full Year Courses: upper years students only
Intensive Courses (Add/Drop) – Third lecture day of course
Supervised Upper Year Research Paper forms due

October 2016

October 3

Rosh Hashanah: no classes

October 6

Student Off-Campus TO Summer Job Interviews (OCIs): no upper year classes before 5 pm

October 7

OCIs: no upper year classes

October 10

Thanksgiving: University closed

October 11

Yom Kippur: no classes after 4:00 p.m.

October 12

Yom Kippur: no classes

October 14

Upper year classes: rescheduled from OCIs

October 21

Deemed Monday

November 2016

November 7 – 11

Reading Week (all years)

November 18

Deemed Wednesday

December 2016

December 1

Classes End (upper year students)

December 5 – 16

Examination Period (upper year students)

December 5

Classes End (first year students)

December 12 – 16

Examination Period (first year students)

December 19 (10:00 a.m.)

Deadline - first term written work

December 21 - 30, 2016

Winter Holiday

 2017 Winter Session

January 2017

January 2

University re-opens: classes start for all students

January 2-6

Deferred Exam Writing Period for Fall Session

January 9 (10:00 a.m.)

Directed Research proposals due – second term projects: upper year students only

January 16 (10:00 a.m.)

Add/Drop Second Term Courses: upper years students only
Note:  Intensive Courses (Add/Drop) – Third lecture day of course
Competitive Mooting Academic Credit Forms due: 3L students only
Supervised Upper Year Research Paper forms due

February 2017

February 20

Family Day

February 20 – 24

Reading Week (all years)

March 2017

March 30

Classes end (upper year and graduate students)

April 2017

April 3 – 19

Examination Period (upper year students)

April 6

Classes end (first year students)

April 10 – 19

Examination Period (first year students)

April 10

Passover (no exams after 4:00 p.m.)

April 11

Passover (no exams)

April 14

Good Friday: University closed

April 20 (10:00 a.m.)

Deadline - second term written work

May 2017

May 1-5

Deferred Exam Writing Period for Winter Session

June 2017

TBA

Convocation (date set by UofT – see www.convocation.utoronto.ca )

July 2017

July 31

LLM thesis deadline: Final submission to SGS

These dates are also available in PDF format.