DATES AND DEADLINES

FALL 2016WINTER 2017

August 1
Civic holiday, University closed.

August 4
Carleton Central opens at 8:30 a.m. for registration for Special Students (see Timeticket schedule).

August 25
Fall payment deadline. Click here for important payment information. Late charges may be applied to the student account any time after this date.

September 5
Statutory holiday. University closed.

September 6
Academic orientation (undergraduate and graduate).
Orientation for Teaching Assistants.
All students are expected to be on campus. Class and laboratory preparations, departmental introductions for students and other academic preparation activities will be held.

September 7
Fall term begins.
Fall and fall/winter classes begin.

September 20
Last day of registration for fall term and fall/winter courses.
Last day to change courses or sections (including auditing) for fall/winter and fall term courses.
Graduate students who have not electronically submitted their final thesis copy to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs will not be eligible to graduate in Fall 2016 and must register for the fall 2016 term.

September 23-25
Summer deferred final examinations held.

September 30
Last day to withdraw from fall term and fall/winter courses with a full fee adjustment (financial withdrawal). Withdrawals after this date will create no financial change to Fall term fees.

October 7
December examination schedule (fall term final and fall/winter mid-terms) available online.

October 10
Statutory holiday. University closed.

October 15
Last day for receipt of applications for admission to an undergraduate degree program for the winter term from applicants whose documents originate from outside Canada or the United States.

October 24-28
Fall break. Classes are suspended.

November 11
Last day to request formal exam accommodations for December examinations to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities. Late requests will be considered on case-by-case basis.

November 15
Last day for receipt of applications for admission to an undergraduate degree program for the winter term.

November 25
Winter Payment Deadline. Click here for important payment information. Late charges may be applied to the student account any time after this date.
Last day for tests or examinations in courses below the 4000-level before the final examination period (see Examination Regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of the Undergraduate Calendar).

December 1
Last day for receipt of applications from potential winter (February) graduates.
Last day for submission to the thesis supervisor of Master’s or Ph.D. theses for winter graduation.

December 9
Fall term ends.
Last day of fall-term classes.
Classes follow a Monday schedule.
Last day for academic withdrawal from fall term courses.
Last day for handing in term work and the last day that can be specified by a course instructor as a due date for term work for fall term courses.
Last day for receipt of applications for undergraduate degree program transfers for winter term.
Last day to pay any remaining fall tuition fees to avoid a hold on access to marks through Carleton Central and the release of transcripts and other official documents.

December 10 – 22
Final examinations in fall term courses and mid-term examinations in fall/winter courses may be held. Examinations are normally held all seven days of the week.

December 22
All take home examinations are due.

December 25 to January 1
University closed

WINTER TERM 2017

January 2
University reopens

January 5 
Winter-term classes begin.

January 18
Last day for registration for winter term courses.
Last day to change courses or sections (including auditing) for winter term courses.
Students who have not deposited (via automated upload) the final copy of their thesis to the office of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs must register.

January 31
Last day for a fee adjustment when withdrawing from Winter term courses or the Winter portion of two-term courses. Withdrawals after this date will create no financial change to Winter term fees (financial withdrawal).

February 17
April examination schedule available online.

February 12-20
Fall-term deferred examinations will be held.

February 20
Statutory holiday, University closed.

February 20-24
Winter Break. Classes are suspended.

March 1
Last day for UHIP refund applications for International Students who will be graduating this academic year.
Last day for receipt of applications from potential spring (June) graduates.

March 10
Last day to submit Formal Examination Accommodation Forms to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities for April examinations.

TBA
Last day to pay any remaining balance on your Student Account to avoid a hold on access to marks through Carleton Central and the release of transcripts and other official documents.  An account balance may delay Summer 2017 course selection.

March 24
Last day for tests or examinations in courses below the 4000-level before the final examination period (see Examination Regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of this Calendar).

April 8
Winter term ends.

Last day of fall/winter and winter-term classes.
Last day for academic withdrawal from fall/winter and winter term courses.
Last day for handing in term work and the last day that can be specified by a course instructor as a due date for term work for fall/winter and winter-term courses.

April 10-25
Final examinations in winter term and fall/winter courses may be held.
Examinations are normally held all 7 days of the week.

April 14
Statutory holiday, University closed.

April 25, 2016
All take home examinations are due on this day.

May 12
Graduate students who have not electronically submitted their final thesis copy to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs will not be eligible to graduate in Spring 2017 and must register for the Summer 2017 term.

May 17-28
Fall/winter and winter term deferred final examinations will be held.

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