MSc Academic Calendar 2018-2019

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MSc Academic Year 1

Orientation

  • Orientation: Aug 31 – Sep 01
  • September 01: Opening of Academic Year Ceremony
  • August 27: Registration for Term 5 (Year 2 students)

Term 1

  • September 03: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) for Term 1A
  • Week of September 10: Registration for Term 1B OPENS
  • Week of September 17: Registration for Term 1B CLOSES
  • September 28: Last day of classes for Term 1A
  • October 01: First day of classes for Term 1B
  • Week of October 08: Registration for Term 2 OPENS
  • Week of October 15: Registration for Term 2 CLOSES
  • October 27: Last day of classes for Term 1B

Term 2

  • October 29: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) for Term 2
  • November 05: Holiday
  • November 05: Close of drop/add period
  • December 21: Last day of classes for Term 2

ISP

  • XX January: First day of ISP
  • Week of January 14: Registration for Term 3 OPENS
  • Week of January 21: Registration for Term 3 CLOSES
  • January 14: DEADLINE to name MS research advisor
  • January 25: Last day of ISP

Term 3

  • January 28: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) for Term 3
  • February 04: Close of drop/add period
  • February 23: observed during the May holidays
  • Week of March 04: Registration for Term 4 OPENS
  • March 08: Holiday
  • Week of March 11: Registration for Term 4 CLOSES
  • March: Industrial Immersion project registration BEGINS
  • March 22: Last day of classes for Term 3

Term 4

  • March 25: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) for Term 4
  • April 01: Close of drop/add period
  • Late April: Industrial Immersion project registration CLOSES
  • Mid-May: Industrial Immersion projects finalized
  • Holiday (“spring”) break: Weeks of 29 April and 06 May
  • May 31: Last day of classes for Term 4

Summer Term

  • June 03: First day of summer term
  • June 12: Holiday
  • July 26: Last day of summer term
  • Late August: Registration for Term 5 OPENS for MSc Year 2 students

MSc Academic Year 2

Term 5

  • September 03: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) for Term 5
  • Week of October 08: Registration for Term 6 OPENS
  • Week of October 15: Registration for Term 6 CLOSES
  • End September: final DEADLINE to submit MS thesis proposal
  • October 26: Last day of classes for Term 5

Term 6

  • October 29: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) for Term 6
  • November 05: Holiday
  • November 05: Close of drop/add period
  • December 21: Last day of classes for Term 6

ISP

  • XX January: First day of ISP
  • ISP period: MS thesis status reviews (pre-pre-defenses)
  • Week of January 15: Registration for Term 7 OPENS
  • Week of January 22: Registration for Term 7 CLOSES
  • January 25: Last day of ISP

Term 7

  • January 28: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) for Term 3
  • February 04: Close of drop/add period
  • February 23: observed during the May holidays
  • Week of March 04: Registration for Term 4 OPENS
  • March 08: Holiday
  • Week of March 11: Registration for Term 4 CLOSES
  • March 22: Last day of classes for Term 3

Term 8

  • March 25: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) for Term 8
  • April 01: Close of drop/add period
  • Holiday (“spring”) break: Weeks of 29 April and 06 May
  • Week of May 13: MS thesis pre-defenses
  • May 31: Last day of classes for Term 8
  • End May: Final MS thesis submission deadline

Summer Term

  • June 12: Holiday
  • Weeks of June 10 and June 17: MS thesis defenses
  • Week of June 24: Commencement Ceremony