1. 2023-2024 Dates and Deadlines
  2. Fall 2023
  3. Winter 2024
  4. Summer 2024

2023-2024 Dates and Deadlines

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.

NOTE: The University Calendar is the University’s official source for academic dates. We make every effort to adhere to the published dates and will communicate any changes in a timely fashion. In the event of a date change, please be sure to consult the University Calendar for the most current listing.

Fall 2023

August 25, 2023

  • Fall payment deadline.

August 29, 2023

  • Deadline for course outlines to be made available to students registered in full fall, early fall and fall/winter term courses.

August 31, 2023

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

September 2-3, 2023

  • Residence move in weekend.

September 4, 2023

  • Statutory holiday. University closed.

September 5, 2023

  • Academic orientation (undergraduate and graduate).

  • Orientation for Teaching Assistants.

  • Class and laboratory preparations, departmental introductions for students and other academic preparation activities will be held.

September 6, 2023

  • Fall term begins.

September 12, 2023

  • Last day for registration and course changes (including auditing) in early fall courses.

September 13, 2023

  • OSAP deferral deadline.

September 19, 2023

  • Last day for registration and course changes (including auditing) in full fall, late fall, and fall/winter courses.

  • Last day to withdraw from early fall courses with a full fee adjustment (financial withdrawal).

  • 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 2023.

September 22-24, 2023

  • Full and late summer deferred final examinations held.

September 30, 2023

  • Last day to withdraw from full fall term and fall/winter courses with a full fee adjustment (financial withdrawal).

October 1, 2023

  • Last day for academic withdrawal from early fall courses.

  • Last day to request Formal Examination Accommodation Forms for Oct/Nov final examinations to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities.

October 6, 2023

  • December examination schedule available online.

October 9, 2023

  • Statutory holiday. University closed.

October 13, 2023

  • Last day for summative tests or examinations, or formative tests or examinations totaling more than 15% of the final grade, in early fall term undergraduate courses, before the official Oct/Nov final examination period.

October 15, 2023

  • 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 20, 2023

  • Last day of early fall classes.

October 23, 2023

  • Deadline for course outlines to be made available to students registered in late fall courses.

October 23-27, 2023

  • Fall break. No classes.

October 28 -
November 5, 2023

  • Final examinations in early fall undergraduate courses will be held.

October 30, 2023

  • Late fall classes begin.

November 10, 2023

  • Last day to withdraw from late fall term courses with a full fee adjustment.

November 15, 2023

  • Last day for academic withdrawal from full fall and late fall courses.

  • Last day to request formal exam accommodations for full fall, late fall, and fall/winter examinations to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities.

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

November 17-19, 2023

  • Early fall undergraduate deferred examinations will be held.

November 24, 2023

  • Last day for summative tests or examinations or formative tests or examinations totaling more than 15% of the final grade in the full fall or fall/winter before the official examination period.

November 25, 2023

  • Winter Payment Deadline.

November 30, 2023

  • Last day for receipt of applications from potential winter (February) graduates.

December 1, 2023

  • Last day for graduate students to submit their supervisor-approved thesis in examinable form to the department.

  • Last day for summative tests or examinations or formative tests or examinations totaling more than 15% of the final grade in the late fall before the official examination period.

December 5, 2023

  • Winter term registration for University of Ottawa undergraduate exchange students opens at 8:30 a.m.

December 8, 2023

  • 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.

  • Fall term ends.

  • Last day of full fall and late fall term classes.

  • Classes follow a Monday schedule.

  • Last day for receipt of applications for undergraduate degree program transfers for winter term.

  • Last day for take home examinations to be assigned.

December 9, 2023

  • No classes or examinations take place.

December 10-22, 2023

  • Final examinations in full fall and late fall term courses and mid-term examinations in fall/winter courses will be held.

December 22, 2023

  • All take home examinations are due on this day

December 25, 2023 -
January 3, 2024

  • University closed.

Winter 2024

December 5, 2023

  • Winter term registration for University of Ottawa undergraduate exchange students opens at 8:30 a.m.

December 25, 2023 -
January 3, 2024

  • University closed.

January 1, 2024

  • Deadline for course outlines to be made available to students registered in full winter and early winter term courses.

January 4, 2024

  • University reopens at 8:30 a.m.

January 8, 2024

  • Winter term classes begin. Full winter and early winter classes begin.

January 12, 2024

  • Last day for registration and course changes (including auditing) in early winter courses.

January 15, 2024

  • OSAP deferral deadline.

January 19, 2024

  • Last day for registration and course changes (including auditing) in full winter and late winter courses.

  • Last day to withdraw from early winter courses with a full fee adjustment.

  • 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 2024

January 26 -
February 4, 2024

  • Full fall and late fall term deferred examinations will be held.

January 31, 2024

  • Last day to withdraw from full winter and the winter portion of fall/winter courses with a full fee adjustment (financial withdrawal).

February 1, 2024

  • Last day for academic withdrawal from early winter courses.

  • Last day to request Formal Examination Accommodation Forms for Feb/Mar final examinations to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities.

February 9, 2024

  • Last day for summative tests or examinations, or formative tests or examinations totaling more than 15% of the final grade, in early winter term undergraduate courses, before the official Feb/Mar final examination period

February 16, 2024

  • Last day of early winter classes.

  • April examination schedule available online.

February 19, 2024

  • Statutory holiday. University closed.

  • Deadline for course outlines to be made available to students registered in late winter term courses.

February 19-23, 2024

  • Winter Break. No classes.

February 24 -
March 3, 2024

  • Final examinations in early winter undergraduate courses will be held.

February 26, 2024

  • Late winter classes begin.

March 1, 2024

  • Last day for receipt of applications for admission to an undergraduate program for the summer term.

  • 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.

March 8, 2024

  • Last day to withdraw from late winter term courses with a full fee adjustment.

March 15, 2024

  • Last day for academic withdrawal from full winter, late winter and fall/winter courses.

  • Last day to request Formal Examination Accommodation Forms for April full winter, late winter, and fall/winter final examinations to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities.

March 15-17, 2024

  • Early winter undergraduate deferred final examinations will be held.

March 27, 2024

  • Last day for summative tests or examinations, or formative tests or examinations totaling more than 15% of the final grade, in full winter term or fall/winter undergraduate courses before the official April examination period.

March 29, 2024

  • Statutory holiday. University closed.

April 1, 2024

  • Last day for receipt of applications from potential spring (June) graduates.

  • Last day for graduate students to submit their supervisor-approved thesis, in examinable form to the department.

April 3, 2024

  • Last day for summative tests or examinations, or formative tests or examinations totaling more than 15% of the final grade, in late winter term undergraduate courses before the official April examination period.

April 10, 2024

  • 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.

  • Winter term ends.

  • Last day of full winter, late winter and fall/winter term classes.

  • Classes follow a Friday schedule (full winter and later 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 full winter term and late winter courses.

  • Last day for take home examinations to be assigned.

April 11-12, 2024

  • No classes or examinations take place.

April 13-25, 2024

  • Final examinations in full winter, late winter and fall/winter term courses will be held.

April 25, 2024

  • All take home examinations are due on this day.

May 1, 2024

  • Last day for receipt of applications for undergraduate internal degree transfers to allow for registration for the summer session.

May 10, 2024

  • 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 2024.

May 17-29, 2024

  • Full winter, late winter and fall/winter term deferred final examinations will be held.

Summer 2024

March 1, 2024

  • Last day for receipt of applications for admission to an undergraduate program for the summer term.

March 21, 2024

  • Carleton Central opens for registration for Carleton University degree students (graduate and undergraduate).

March 25, 2024

  • Carleton Central opens for registration for Carleton University special students

March 27, 2024

  • Registration for University of Ottawa undergraduate exchange students begins.

April 25, 2024

  • Summer Term Payment Deadline

May 1, 2024

  • Last day for receipt of applications for undergraduate degree program transfers for the summer term.

May 6, 2024

  • Summer Term Begins

May 10, 2024

  • Last day for registration and course changes (including auditing) for early summer 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 spring 2024.

May 17, 2024

  • Last day for registration and course changes (including auditing) for full summer courses.

  • Last day to withdraw from early summer courses with a full fee adjustment (financial withdrawal).

May 17-29, 2024

  • Full winter, late winter and fall/winter term deferred final examinations will be held.

May 20, 2024

  • Statutory holiday. University closed.

May 31, 2024

  • Last day to withdraw from full summer courses with a full fee adjustment (financial withdrawal).

June 1, 2024

  • Last day to request Formal Examination Accommodation for June examinations to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities.

  • Last day for academic withdrawal from early summer courses.

June 11, 2024

  • Last day for summative tests or examinations, or formative tests or examinations totaling more than 15% of the final grade for early summer courses before the official examination period.

June 18, 2024

  • Last day of early summer classes.

  • Last day for handing in term assignments, subject to any earlier course deadline.

June 19-20, 2024

  • No classes or examinations take place.

June 19, 2024

  • Final summer term payment deadline.

June 21-27, 2024

  • Final examinations in early summer courses and mid-term examinations in full summer courses will be held.

June 27, 2024

  • All final take-home examinations are due on this day.

July 1, 2024

  • Statutory holiday. University closed.

July 2, 2024

  • Late summer courses begin.

July 8, 2024

  • Last day for registration and course changes (including auditing) for late summer courses.

July 15, 2024

  • Last day for a full fee adjustment when withdrawing from late summer courses (financial withdrawal).

July 19-21, 2024

  • Early summer term deferred final examinations to be held.

July 22, 2024

  • Last day for graduate students to submit their supervisor-approved thesis in examinable form to the department.

August 1, 2024

  • Last day for academic withdrawal from full and late summer courses.

  • Last day to request Formal Examination Accommodation for August examinations to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities.

August 5, 2024

  • Civic holiday. University closed.

August 7, 2024

  • Last day for summative tests or examinations, or formative tests or examinations totaling more than 15% of the final grade for late summer and full summer courses before the official examination period.

August 14, 2024

  • Last day of late summer and full summer classes.

  • Classes follow a Monday schedule.

  • Last day for handing in term assignments, subject to any earlier course deadline.

August 15-16, 2024

  • No classes or examinations take place.

August 17-23, 2024

  • Final examinations in full summer and late summer courses will be held.

August 23, 2024

  • All take home examinations are due on this day.

September 20-22, 2024

  • Late summer and full summer term deferred final examinations will be held.