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Graduate Studies


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Fall 2020

Spring 2021

Fall 2021

Final date to initiate PhD Thesis Defence in Mosaic * 

Faculty of Health Sciences June 26 January 20 June 25
All all other Faculties June 26  February 3 June 25

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

August 7 March 5 August 6

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

Faculty of Health Sciences September 28 April 1 September 27
All all other Faculties September 28 April 23 September 27

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

  • December 14 to January 8 (inclusive)
  • August 16 to 20 (Inclusive)