(Dates and Deadlines for the Summer Session can be found here)

Below is a listing of Academic and Financial dates and deadlines.  Please visit the respective office’s website for more detailed information on any of the dates and deadlines listed below. To facilitate with this, the financial related dates and deadlines have been linked to the Student Accounts dates and deadlines pages.

March 1
Application deadline to study at another institution on a letter of permission for the summer term.

May 26
The Student Registration Assistance service becomes available to all students.
The registration timetable planning tool is available for the 2017-2018 academic year.

June 6
Carleton Central opens for registration for new first year undergraduate students and students admitted from CEGEP (see Timeticket schedule for your registration start time).

June 22
Carleton Central opens at 8:30 a.m. for registration for returning students (see Timeticket schedule).

July 1
Application deadline to study at another institution on a letter of permission for the fall term.

July 3
Statutory holiday. University closed.

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

August 7
Civic holiday, University closed.

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 1
Last day for receipt of applications from potential fall (November) graduates.

September 2-3
Residence move in weekend.

September 4
Statutory holiday. University closed.

September 5
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 6
Fall term begins.
Fall and fall/winter classes begin.

September 14
OSAP deferral deadline. Late payment charges and late registration charges applied to the student account on or after this date for eligible OSAP students.

September 15-17
Full and late summer deferred final examinations held.

September 19
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 2017 and must register for the fall 2017 term.

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 and will result in a grade(s) of WDN appearing on your official transcript.

October 6
December examination schedule (fall term final and fall/winter mid-terms) available online.

October 9
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 23-27
Fall break. Classes are suspended.

November 1
Application deadline to study at another institution on a letter of permission for the winter term.

November 10
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 24
Last day for summative or final examinations in fall term courses before the official examination period (see Examination Regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of the Undergraduate Calendar).

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.

December 1
Last day for receipt of applications from potential winter (February) graduates.
Last day for graduate students to submit their supervisor-approved thesis in examinable form to the department.

December 8
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 9
No classes or examinations take place.

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-January 1, 2018
University closed

January 2
University reopens at 8:30 a.m.

January 8
Winter term classes begin.

January 12
OSAP deferral deadline. Late payment charges and late registration charges applied to the student account on or after this date for eligible OSAP students.

January 19
Last day for registration for winter term courses.
Last day to change courses or sections (including auditing) for winter 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 Winter 2018 and must register for the Winter 2018 term.

January 19-21, 26-28
Fall-term deferred examinations will be held.

January 31
Last day for a fee adjustment when withdrawing from Winter term courses or the Winter portion of two-term courses (financial withdrawal). Withdrawals after this date will create no financial change to Winter term fees and will result in a grade(s) of WDN appearing on your official transcript.

February 16
April examination schedule available online.

February 19
Statutory holiday, University closed.

February 19-23
Winter Break. Classes are suspended.

March 1
Last day for receipt of applications from potential spring (June) graduates.
Last day for receipt of applications for admission to an undergraduate program for the summer term.

March 9
Last day to request formal exam accommodations for April examinations to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities. Late requests will be considered on case-by-case basis.

Date 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 2018 course selection.

March 27
Last day for summative or final examinations in winter term or fall/winter courses before the official examination period (see Examination Regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of the Undergraduate Calendar).

March 30
Statutory holiday, University closed.

April 7
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.

April 11
Winter term ends.
Last day of fall/winter and winter-term classes.
Classes follow a Friday schedule
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 12-13
No classes or examinations take place.

April 14-26
Final examinations in winter term and fall/winter courses may be held. Examinations are normally held all 7 days of the week.

April 26
All take home examinations are due on this day.

May 11
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 2018 and must register for the Summer 2018 term.

May 18-29
Fall/winter and winter term deferred final examinations will be held.