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 9Directed 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 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 www.convocation.utoronto.ca )
July 2020
July 31LLM thesis deadline: Final submission to SGS