Dates and Deadlines for the Summer 2019 Session can be found at the Summer Website.

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.

2019-2020 Dates and Deadlines

May 24, 2019
The Student Registration Assistance service becomes available to all students.

The registration timetable planning tool is available in Carleton Central for the 2019-2020 academic year.

June 5-7, 2019
Carleton Central opens for registration for new first year undergraduate students and students admitted from CEGEP (see Time-Ticket Schedule for your registration start time).

June 21-27, 2019
Carleton Central opens for registration for returning undergraduate students and new and returning graduate students (see Time-Ticket Schedule for your registration start time).

July 1, 2019
Application deadline to study at another institution on a letter of permission for the fall term.
Statutory holiday. University closed.

August 5, 2019
Civic holiday, University closed.

August 6, 2019
Carleton Central opens at 8:30 a.m. for registration for Special Students and Visiting Undergraduates on Letter of Permission (see Time-Ticket Schedule).

August 15
Fall term and fall/winter course registration for University of Ottawa undergraduate exchange students begins. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.

August 25, 2019
Fall payment deadline. Click here for important payment information. Late charges may be applied to the student account any time after this date.

August 29, 2019
Deadline for course outlines to be made available to students registered in fall and fall/winter term courses.

August 31 – September 1, 2019
Residence move in weekend.

September 1, 2019
Last day for receipt of applications from potential fall (November) graduates.

September 2, 2019
Statutory holiday. University closed.

September 3, 2019
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 4, 2019
Fall term begins.
Fall and fall/winter classes begin.

September 11, 2019
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 13-15, 2019
Full and late summer deferred final examinations held.

September 17, 2019
Last day of registration for fall term and fall/winter courses.
Last day to change courses or sections (including auditing) for fall term and fall/winter 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 2019 and must register for the fall 2019 term.

September 30, 2019
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 permanent notation of WDN appearing on your official transcript.

October 11, 2019
December examination schedule (fall term final and fall/winter mid-terms) available online.

October 14, 2019
Statutory holiday. University closed.

October 15, 2019
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 21-25, 2019
Fall break. Classes are suspended.

November 1, 2019
Application deadline to study at another institution on a letter of permission for the winter term.

November 8, 2019
Last day to request formal exam accommodations for December examinations to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities. Note that it may not be possible to fulfil accommodation requests received after the specified deadlines.

November 15, 2019
Last day for receipt of applications for admission to an undergraduate degree program for the winter term.

November 22, 2019
Last day for summative tests or examinations or formative tests or examinations totaling more than 15% of the final grade before the official examination period (see examinations regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of the Undergraduate Calendar/General Regulations of the Graduate Calendar).

November 25, 2019
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, 2019
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 6, 2019
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 for take home examinations to be assigned, with the exception of those conforming to the examinations regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of the Undergraduate Calendar/General Regulations of the Graduate Calendar.
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 7-8, 2019
No classes or examinations take place.

December 9 – 21
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 17, 2019
Winter term registration for University of Ottawa undergraduate exchange students begins. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.

December 21, 2019
All take home examinations are due on this day, with the exception of those conforming to the examinations regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of the Undergraduate Calendar/General Regulations of the Graduate Calendar.

December 24, 2019
Deadline for course outlines to be made available to students registered in winter term courses.

December 25, 2019-January 1, 2020
University closed.

January 2, 2020
University reopens at 8:30 a.m.

January 6, 2020
Winter term classes begin.

January 14, 2020
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 17, 2020
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 2020 and must register for the winter 2020 term.

January 17-19, 24-26, 2020
Fall term deferred examinations will be held.

January 31, 2020
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 permanent notation of WDN appearing on your official transcript.

February 14, 2020
April examination schedule available online.

February 17, 2020
Statutory holiday. University closed.

February 17-21, 2020
Winter Break. Classes are suspended.

March 1, 2020
Last day for receipt of applications for admission to an undergraduate program for the summer term.
Last day for graduate students to submit their supervisor-approved thesis, in examinable form to the department.
Last day for receipt of applications for admission from candidates who wish to be guaranteed consideration for financial assistance (including Carleton fellowships, scholarships and teaching assistantships) administered by Carleton University. Candidates whose applications are received after the March 1 deadline may be considered for the award of a fellowship, scholarship or teaching assistantship (Graduate students only).
Application deadline to study at another institution on a letter of permission for the summer term.

March 13, 2020
Last day to request formal exam accommodations for April examinations to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities. Note that it may not be possible to fulfill accommodation requests received after the specified deadlines.

March 24, 2020
Last day for summative tests or examinations, or formative tests or examinations totaling more than 15% of the final grade, 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/General Regulations of the Graduate Calendar).

April 1, 2020
Last day for receipt of applications from potential spring (June) graduates.

April 7, 2020 
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 2020 course selection.

Winter term ends.
Last day of winter term and fall/winter classes.
Last day for academic withdrawal from winter term and fall/winter 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 winter term and fall/winter courses.
Last day for take home examinations to be assigned, with the exception of those conforming to the examinations regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of the Undergraduate Calendar/General Regulations of the Graduate Calendar.

April 8-9, 2020
No classes or examinations take place.

April 10, 2020
Statutory holiday. University closed.

April 13-25, 2020
Final examinations in winter term and fall/winter courses may be held. Examinations are normally held all seven days of the week.

April 25, 2020
All take-home examinations are due on this day, with the exception of those conforming to the examinations regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of the Undergraduate Calendar/General Regulations of the Graduate Calendar.

May 1, 2020
Last day for receipt of applications for undergraduate internal degree transfers to allow for registration for the summer session.

May 8, 2020
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 2020 and must register for the summer 2020 term.

May 15-27, 2020
Winter term and fall/winter deferred final examinations will be held.

May 18, 2020
Statutory holiday. University closed. No examinations take place.