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Fall 2024 Convocation

Spring 2025 Convocation

Fall 2025 Convocation

Final date to initiate PhD Thesis Defence in Mosaic * 

Faculty of Health Sciences June 21 January 17 June 27
All all other Faculties June 21  February 7 June 27

Final date to submit Master’s thesis to departments (prior to Defence)  

August 2 March 3 August 1

Final date to file theses with Graduate Studies and complete degree requirements

Faculty of Health Sciences September 27 April 4 September 26
All all other Faculties September 27 April 25 September 26

* Blackout periods apply. Standard PhD defences cannot be scheduled during the following blackout periods:

  • August 19 to 23, 2024 (inclusive)
  • December 16 to January 10, 2025 (inclusive)
  • August 18 to 22, 2025 (Inclusive)