Sessional Dates 2020-2021

These dates are also available in PDF format.

Note: These dates are subject to change, in response to provincial and university policies relating to Covid-19. (Updated November 2020).

2020 Fall Session

August 2020
August 24First Year Registration
August 24 - September 4First Year: Legal Methods Intensive
September 2020
September 7Labour Day: no classes
September 8Classes begin for all students
September 10Graduate Student Orientation
September 14
(10:00 AM)
Directed Research proposals (first term and full year projects), and
Supervised Upper Year Research Paper forms due
September 21
(10:00 AM)
Add/Drop deadline for first term and full year courses
October 2020
October 12Thanksgiving: University closed
October 23Deemed Monday
November 2020
November 2 – 6Reading Week
December 2020
December 3Classes end (upper year)
December 9Classes end (first year)
December 4 – 18Examination period (upper year)
December 11 – 18Examination period (first year)
December 21
(10:00 AM)
Deadline - first term written work
December 23, 2020 - January 1, 2021 inclusiveWinter Holiday

 2021 Winter Session

January 2021
January 4University re-opens: classes start for first year students
January 4 - 8Intersession term (upper year)
January 4
(10:00 PM)
Add/Drop deadline for intensive courses
January 11Classes begin (upper year)
January 18
(10:00 AM)
Directed Research proposals (second term projects),
Competitive Mooting Academic Credit forms, and
Supervised Upper Year Research Paper forms due
January 25
(10:00 AM)
Add/Drop deadline for second term courses
February 2021
February 15Family Day:  University closed
February 16 – 19Reading Week
March 2021
March 2 - 4Student Off-Campus TO Summer Job Interviews (OCIs): classes that meet before 5:00 pm are rescheduled.
April 2021
April 2Good Friday:  University closed
April 8Classes end for all students
April 9 – 27Examination period
April 28
(10:00 AM)
Deadline - second term written work
May 2021
June 2021
TBAConvocation (date set by UofT – see www.convocation.utoronto.ca )
July 2021
July 31LLM thesis deadline: Final submission to SGS