Sessional Dates 2015-2016

Note: In the Fall term, classes will be held on two Fridays (Sep. 11 and Oct. 23) according the Monday schedule, and on one Friday (Sep. 25) according to the Wednesday schedule.

2015 Fall Session

July 2015

July 17 (10:00 a.m.)

Start Date for Course Selection: upper year and graduate students only

July 31 (10:00 a.m.)

Deadline for Selecting Courses

August 2015

August 24

First Year Registration

August 24 – Sept. 3

First Year: Legal Methods Intensive

September 2015

September 3

Graduate Student Orientation

September 7

Labour Day: no classes

September 8

Classes begin for all students

September 11

Deemed Monday

September 14

Rosh Hashanah: no classes

September 18 (10:00 a.m.)

Directed Research proposals due: first term and full year projects

September 22

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

September 23

Yom Kippur: no classes

September 25

Deemed Wednesday

September 25 (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 2015

October 8

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

October 9

OCIs: no upper year classes

October 12

Thanksgiving: University closed

October 16

Upper year classes: rescheduled from OCIs

October 23

Deemed Monday

November 2015

November 2 – 6

Reading Week (all years); Legal Ethics Intensive Course offered (upper year students)

November 11

Remembrance Day: no classes between 10:30 am – 12:20 pm

November 13

Classes rescheduled from Remembrance Day

December 2015

December 3

Classes End (upper year students)

December 7 – 21

Examination Period (upper year students)

December 7

Classes End (first year students)

December 10 – 21

Examination Period (first year students)

December 21 (10:00 a.m.)

Deadline - first term written work

December 23, 2015 – January 1, 2016

Winter Holiday

 2016 Winter Session

January 2016

January 4

University re-opens: classes start for all students

January 4-8

Deferred Exam Writing Period for Fall Session

January 11 (10:00 a.m.)

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

January 18 (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 2016

February 15

Family Day

February 15 – 19

Reading Week (all years)

March 2016

March 25

Good Friday: University closed

March 31

Classes end (upper year and graduate students)

April 2016

April 4 – 20

Examination Period (upper year students)

April 7

Classes end (first year students)

April 11 – 20

Examination Period (first year students)

April 21 (10:00 a.m.)

Deadline - second term written work

May 2016

May 2-6

Deferred Exam Writing Period for Winter Session

June 2016

TBA

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

July 2016

July 31

LLM thesis deadline: Final submission to SGS

These dates are also available in PDF format.