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Graduate Studies


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Fall 2021

Spring 2022

Fall 2022

Final date to initiate PhD Thesis Defence in Mosaic * 

Faculty of Health Sciences June 25 January 21 June 24
All all other Faculties June 25  February 2 June 24

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

August 6 March 4 August 5

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

Faculty of Health Sciences September 27 April 1 September 26
All all other Faculties September 27 April 22 September 26

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

  • December 13 to January 7 (inclusive)
  • August 15 to 19 (Inclusive)