Calendar of Events

Registration - Details on registration for the 2020-2021 academic year will be published on the Service Centre’s webpage www.smu.ca/servicecentre in March 2020.

Date Event
2020
May
11 (Monday) Summer Sessions begin for graduate and undergraduate courses.
13 (Wednesday) Last day for registering and changing courses in the spring term
14 (Thursday) a. Last day for dropping courses in the spring term (May – June).
b. Last day for final payment of spring term tuition fees.
11-16 (Monday - Saturday) Spring Convocation Week.
18 (Monday) Administrative Offices closed. No classes – Victoria Day.
June
1 (Monday) Deadline for filing applications for fall 2020 Convocation.
9 (Tuesday) Last day for withdrawing, without academic penalty, from spring term (Reference: Academic Regulation 16).
22 (Monday) Last day of classes in First Summer Session (spring term-Undergraduate).
23 - 24 (Tuesday - Wednesday) Study Days. No Classes.
25 - 27 (Thursday - Saturday) Formal final examination period. Spring term ends.
July
1 (Wednesday) Administrative Offices closed. No classes – Canada Day.
6 (Monday) Second Summer Session (Undergraduate) classes begin.
8 (Wednesday) Last day for registering and changing courses in the summer term.
9 (Thursday) a. Last day for dropping courses in the summer term (July – Aug).
b. Last day for final payment of summer term tuition fees.
August
3 (Monday) Administrative Offices closed. No classes – Natal Day.
4 (Tuesday) Deadline for filing applications for winter 2021 Convocation.
5 (Wednesday) Last day for withdrawing, without academic penalty, from summer term (Reference: Academic Regulation 16).
17 (Monday) Last day of classes in Graduate Summer Session and in Second Summer Session (summer term-Undergraduate).
18 - 19 (Tuesday - Wednesday) Study Days.
20 - 22 (Thursday - Saturday) Formal final examination period. Summer term ends.
September
7 (Monday) Administrative Offices closed. No classes - Labour Day.
8 (Tuesday) Academic year begins.
9 (Wednesday) Classes Begin.
22 (Tuesday) Last day for registering and changing courses in the fall term (September – December).
25 (Friday) a. Last day for dropping courses in the fall term (September – December).
b. Last day for final payment of fall term tuition fees.
25 - 26 (Friday - Saturday) Fall Convocation.
October
1 (Thursday) Deadline for filing applications for spring 2021 Convocation.
12 (Monday) Administrative Offices closed. No classes - Thanksgiving Day.
November
9 - 15 (Monday - Sunday) Fall Break. No classes.
11 (Wednesday) Administrative Offices closed. No classes – Remembrance Day.
19 (Thursday) Last day for withdrawing, without academic penalty, from three (3) credit hour or six (6) credit hour courses taught only in the fall term (Reference: Academic Regulation 16).
December
8 (Tuesday) Patronal Feast of the University. Administrative offices closed. Regular class day.
9 (Wednesday) Last day of classes in fall term.
10 - 11 (Thursday - Friday) Study Days. No classes.
12 (Saturday) Start of formal final examinations in three (3) credit hour courses and formal mid-year examinations in six (6) credit hour courses.
22 (Tuesday) End of final exams and end of the fall term. Note: Subject to change should it not be possible to schedule all formal examinations in the designated timeframe.
2021
January
4 (Monday) Administrative Offices open. Academic year resumes.
6 (Wednesday) Classes Resume.
12 (Tuesday) Last day for registering and changing courses in the winter term (January – April).
15 (Friday) a. Last day for dropping courses in the winter term (January – April).
b. Last day for final payment of winter term tuition fees.
29 (Friday) Winter Convocation.
February
15 (Monday) Administrative Offices closed. No classes - Heritage Day.
15 - 21 (Monday - Sunday) Winter Break. No classes.
22 (Monday) Last day for withdrawing, without academic penalty, from six (6) credit hour courses taught from September to April (Reference: Academic Regulation 16).
March
15 (Monday) Last day for withdrawing, without academic penalty, from three (3) credit hour courses or six (6) credit hour courses taught only in the Winter term (Reference: Academic Regulation 16).
April
2 (Friday) Administrative Offices closed. No classes - Good Friday.
4 - 5 (Sunday - Monday) Administrative Offices closed. No classes - Easter Sunday and Monday.
7 (Wednesday) Last day of classes in winter term.
8 - 9 (Thursday - Friday) Study day. No classes.
10 (Saturday) Start of formal final examinations.
20 (Tuesday) End of formal final examinations and end of the winter term. Note: Subject to change should it not be possible to schedule all formal examinations in the designated timeframe.
May
3 (Monday) Summer Sessions begin for graduate and undergraduate courses.
5 (Wednesday) Last day for registering and changing courses in the spring term.
6 (Thursday) a. Last day for dropping courses in the spring term (May – June).
b. Last day for final payment of spring term tuition fees.
17 - 22 (Monday - Saturday) Spring Convocation Week.
24 (Monday) Administrative Offices closed. No classes – Victoria Day.
June
1 (Tuesday) Deadline for filing applications for fall 2021 Convocation.
2 (Wednesday) Last day for withdrawing, without academic penalty, from spring term (Reference: Academic Regulation 16).
14 (Monday) Last day of classes in First Summer Session (spring term-Undergraduate).
15 - 16 (Wednesday - Thursday) Study Days. No Classes.
17 - 19 (Friday - Saturday) Formal final examination period. Spring term ends.
July
1 (Thursday) Administrative Offices closed. No classes – Canada Day.
5 (Monday) Second Summer Session (Undergraduate) classes begin.
7 ( Wednesday) Last day for registering and changing courses in the summer term.
8 (Thursday) a. Last day for dropping courses in the summer term (July – Aug).
b. Last day for final payment of summer term tuition fees.
August
2 (Monday) Administrative Offices closed. No classes – Natal Day.
3 (Tuesday) Deadline for filing applications for winter 2022 Convocation.
4 (Wednesday) Last day for withdrawing, without academic penalty, from summer term (Reference: Academic Regulation 16).
16 (Monday) Last day of classes in Graduate Summer Session and in Second Summer Session (summer term-Undergraduate).
17- 18 (Tuesday - Wednesday) Study Days.
19 - 21 (Thursday - Saturday) Formal final examination period. Summer term ends.