Sessional Dates 2019-2020

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2019 Fall Session

August 2019
August 19First Year Registration
August 19 – 29First Year: Legal Methods Intensive
August 29Graduate Student Orientation
September 2019
September 2Labour Day: no classes
September 3Classes begin for all students
September 9
(10:00 a.m.)
Directed Research proposals (first term and full year projects), and
Supervised Upper Year Research Paper forms due
September 13Deemed Monday
September 16
(10:00 a.m.)
Add/Drop deadline for first term and full year courses
October 2019
October 4Deemed Monday
October 10Student Off-Campus TO Summer Job Interviews (OCIs): no upper year classes before 5 pm
October 11OCIs: no upper year classes
October 14Thanksgiving: University closed
October 18Upper year classes: rescheduled from OCIs
November 2019
November 4 – 8Reading Week (all years)
November 28Classes end (upper year)
December 2019
December 5Classes end (first year)
December 2 – 18Examination period (upper year)
December 6 – 18Examination period (first year)
December 19
(10:00 a.m.)
Deadline - first term written work
December 23, 2019 - January 3, 2020 inclusiveWinter Holiday

 2020 Winter Session

January 2020
January 6University re-opens: classes start for first year students
January 6 - 10Intersession term (upper year)
January 6
(10:00 PM)
Add/Drop deadline for intensive courses
January 13Classes begin (upper year)
January 20
(10:00 a.m.)
Directed Research proposals (second term projects),
Competitive Mooting Academic Credit forms, and
Supervised Upper Year Research Paper forms due
January 27
(10:00 a.m.)
Add/Drop deadline for second term courses
February 2020
February 17Family Day:  University closed
February 18 – 21Reading Week (all years)
March 2020
April 2020
April 9Classes end for all students
April 10Good Friday:  University closed
April 13 – 28Examination period
April 29
(10:00 a.m.)
Deadline - second term written work
May 2020
June 2020
TBAConvocation (date set by UofT – see )
July 2020
July 31LLM thesis deadline: Final submission to SGS