MSc Academic Calendar 2018-2019

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MSc Academic Year 1

Orientation

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

Term 1

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

Term 2

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

ISP

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

Term 3

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

Term 4

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

Summer Term

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

MSc Academic Year 2

Term 5

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

Term 6

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

ISP

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

Term 7

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

Term 8

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

Summer Term

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