Important dates 2019 – 2020

Please note: The dates below are for post-secondary students only. Continuing Education students should refer to the Important Dates – Continuing Education webpage.

Fall 2019 (September-start students)

Dates
Fees due for Fall 2019 for international applicants (first batch of offers) March 1, 2019
Offer confirmation deadline date for fall 2019 applicants May 1, 2019
Deposit due for Fall 2019 for domestic applicants. June 17, 2019
Deposit due for Fall 2019 for returning domestic students June 24, 2019
Fees due for Fall 2019 for returning international students July 22, 2019
Web registration opens for Fall 2019 – 2nd year students July 23 – 25, 2019
Web registration opens for Fall 2019 – 3rd year students July 26, 2019
Web registration opens for Fall 2019 – 1st year students July 29 – August 6, 2019
First semester fees due for new and returning domestic students August 6, 2019
Start Strong orientation programming for new students August 19 – September 1, 2019
Timetable changes (add/drop) for Fall 2019 opens August 26, 2019 4:00 p.m.
Part-time registration for Fall 2019 opens August 28, 2019 8:30 a.m.
Orientation for international students August 28, 2019
Labour Day holiday September 2, 2019
New student orientation (by program) – Oshawa and Whitby Campuses. Program orientation for Pickering Learning Site students is conducted first day of classes September 3, 2019
Day 1 of semester – First day of post-secondary classes for Fall 2019 September 4, 2019
Day 5 of semester – Last day for program registration, program changes, and course additions September 10, 2019
Final marks deadline for students to be considered for Fall Convocation September 16, 2019 10:00 a.m.
Day 10 of semester – Last day to officially withdraw from a program (with a partial refund)- Last day to officially withdraw from a program (with a partial refund)- Last day to drop to a part-time course load- Last day to submit applications for Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) or credit transfer September 17, 2019
Week 5 – Last day to withdraw from courses without academic penalty. Courses dropped after this date will be recorded on the academic transcript “W” to indicate withdrawal September 30, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday October 14, 2019
Fall Reading Week October 21 – 25, 2019
Mid-term marks due for all post-secondary students through DC Connect October 22, 2019 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Mid-term marks released for all post-secondary students on MyCampus October 22, 2019 4 p.m.
Fall Convocation October 30, 2019
Fall Open House November 2, 2019
Winter semester fees due for domestic and international students November 11, 2019
Week 11 – Last date to withdraw from a course with a “W”. After this date, all courses will be graded and recorded on the student’s academic record November 18, 2019
Last day of classes for most post-secondary programs for Fall 2019 December 13, 2019
Final assessments (if necessary) December 13 – 15, 2019
Deadline for submission of final grades for all post-secondary students through DC Connect December 18, 2019 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Final grades for fall 2019 semester rolled to Banner December 18, 2019 2 p.m.
Pre-requisite delete process for Winter 2020 timetables run (based on fall 2019 grades) December 19, 2019 9 a.m.
Final grades for fall 2019 released on MyCampus. December 19, 2019 4 p.m. Please note: Official release date for the purpose of grade appeals is Thursday, January 2, 2020. (TBC)
Timetable changes (add/drop) for Winter 2020 opens December 19, 2019 4 p.m.
Holiday Closure December 24, 2019 – January 1, 2020
Snow days for Fall 2019 assessments (if necessary) January 2 and 3, 2020
Deadline for submission of marks for incomplete grades fall 2019 February 11, 2020

Winter 2020 (January-start students)

Dates
Fees due for winter 2020 for international applicants (first batch of offers) July 15, 2019
Offer confirmation deadline date for winter 2020 domestic applicants November 1, 2019
Deposit due for winter 2020 for domestic applicants and returning (January start) students November 11, 2019
Winter semester fees due for domestic and international students November 11, 2019
Web registration opens for winter 2020 – 2nd year students November 19-21, 2019
Web registration opens for winter 2020 – 3rd year students November 22, 2019
Web registration opens for winter 2020 – 1st year students (Semester 2 students) November 25 – 29, 2019
Web registration opens for winter 2020 – 1st year (Semester 1 students) December 2 – 4, 2019
First semester fees due for new and returning (January start) domestic students December 9, 2019
Start Strong orientation programming for new students December 10 – 14, 2019
Timetable changes (add/drop) for winter 2020 opens December 19, 2019 at 4 p.m.
Part-time registration for winter 2020 opens January 2, 2020
New student orientation (by program) – Oshawa and Whitby Campuses.Program orientation for Pickering Learning Site students is conducted first day of classes. January 3, 2020
Orientation for international students. January 3, 2020
Day 1 of semester – First day of post-secondary classes for Winter 2020 January 6, 2020
Day 5 of semester – Last day for program registration, program changes, and course additions January 10, 2020
Day 10 of semester – Last day to officially withdraw from a program (with a partial refund)- Last day to officially withdraw from a program (with a partial refund)- Last day to drop to a part-time course load- Last day to submit applications for Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) or credit transfer January 17, 2020
Week 5 – Last day to withdraw from courses without academic penalty. Courses dropped after this date will be recorded on the academic transcript “W” to indicate withdrawal February 3, 2020
Family Day Holiday February 17, 2020
Winter Reading Week February 24 – 28, 2020
Mid-term marks due for all post-secondary students through DC Connect February 25, 2020 12:00 pm (noon)
Mid-term marks released for all post-secondary students on MyCampus February 25, 2020 4 p.m.
Spring semester fees due for domestic and international students March 16, 2020
Week 11 – Last date to withdraw from a course with a “W”. After this date, all courses will be graded and recorded on the student’s academic record. March 23, 2020
Spring Open House April 4,2020
Good Friday holiday April 10, 2020
Last day of classes for most post-secondary programs for winter 2020 April 17, 2020
Final assessments (if necessary) April 17 – 19, 2020
Deadline for submission of final grades for all post-secondary students through DC Connect April 22, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Final grades for winter 2020 semester rolled to Banner April 22, 2020 at 2 p.m.
Pre-requisite delete process for spring 2020 timetables run April 23, 2020 9 a.m.
Final grades for winter 2020 released on MyCampus. April 23, 2020 at 4 p.m.
Timetable changes (add/drop) for spring 2020 opens April 23, 2020 at 4 p.m.
Final grades due for spring convocation (late field placement grades due May 11, 2020) May 4, 2020
Deadline for submission of marks for incomplete grades winter 2020 June 16, 2020

Spring/Summer 2020 (May-start students)

Dates
Fees due for spring 2020 for international applicants (first batch of offers) January 15, 2020
Offer confirmation deadline date for spring 2020 applicants March 1, 2020
Deposit due for spring 2020 for domestic applicants and returning (May start) students March 16, 2020
Spring semester fees due for returning domestic and international students March 16, 2020
Web registration opens for spring 2020 – 2nd year students, 3rd year students, 1st year students (semester two) April 6 – 8, 2020
Good Friday holiday April 10, 2020
Web registration opens for spring 2020 – 1st year students (semester one) April 13, 2020
First semester fees due for new and returning (May start) domestic students April 14, 2020
Start Strong orientation programming for new students April 23, 2020
Timetable changes (add/drop) for spring 2020 opens April 23, 2020 4:00 pm
Part-time registration for spring 2020 opens April 27, 2020
New student orientation (by program) – Oshawa and Whitby Campuses.
Program orientation for Pickering Learning Site students is conducted first day of classes
May 1, 2020
Orientation for international students May 1, 2020
Day 1 of semester
– First day of post-secondary classes for spring 2020
May 4, 2020
Day 5 of semester.
– Last day for program registration, program changes, and course additions
May 8, 2020
Day 10 of semester.
– Last day to officially withdraw from a program (with a partial refund)
– Last day to drop to a part-time course load
– Last day to submit applications for Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) or credit transfer
May 15, 2020
Victoria Day holiday May 18, 2020
Week 5 – Last day to withdraw from courses without academic penalty. Courses dropped after this date will be recorded on the academic transcript “W” to indicate withdrawal. June 1, 2020
Spring Convocation June 15 – 17, 2020
Reading Week June 22 – 26, 2020
Mid-term marks due for all post-secondary students through DC Connect June 23, 2020 12:00 pm (noon)
Mid-term Released for all post-secondary students on MyCampus June 23, 2020 4:00 pm
Canada Day holiday July 1, 2020
Week 11 – Last date to withdraw from a course with a “W”. After this date, all courses will be graded and recorded on the student’s academic record. July 20, 2020
Civic holiday August 3, 2020
Last day of classes for most post-secondary programs for spring 2020 August 14, 2020
Final assessments (if necessary) August 14 – 16, 2020
Deadline for submission of final grades for all post-secondary students through DC Connect August 19, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Final grades for spring 2020 semester rolled to Banner August 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm
Pre-requisite delete process for fall 2020 timetables run (based on spring 2020 grades) August 20, 2020 at 9:00 am
Final grades for spring 2020 released on MyCampus August 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Final grades due for fall convocation September 21, 2020
Deadline for submission of marks for incomplete grades spring 2020 October 13, 2020

Important financial dates – First-year domestic students (starting new program)

Fall 2019 (September-start students) Winter 2020 (January-start students) Spring/Summer 2020 (May-start students)
Deposit June 17, 2019 November 11, 2019 March 16, 2020
Plan A (full payment) August 6, 2019 December 9, 2019 April 14, 2020
Plan B (partial payments) August 6, 2019 and November 11, 2019 December 9, 2019 and March 16, 2020 April 14, 2020 and August 10, 2020
Third Semester Payment March 16, 2020 August 10, 2020 November 16, 2020

Important financial dates – Returning domestic students (continuing in same program)

Fall 2019 (September-start students) Winter 2020 (January-start students) Spring/Summer 2020 (May-start students)
Deposit June 24, 2019 November 11, 2019 March 16, 2020
Plan A (full payment) August 6, 2019 December 9, 2019 April 14, 2020
Plan B (partial payments) August 6, 2019 and November 11, 2019 December 9, 2019 and March 16, 2020 April 14, 2020 and August 10, 2020
Third Semester Payment March 16, 2020 August 10, 2020 November 16, 2020

Important financial dates – International students (first-year students, starting new program)

Fall 2019 (September-start students) Winter 2020 (January-start students) Spring/Summer 2020 (May-start students)
Plan A (full payment) March 1, 2019 July 15, 2019 January 15, 2020
Plan B (partial payments) March 1, 2019 and November 11, 2019 July 15, 2019 and March 16, 2020 January 15, 2020 and August 10, 2020
Third Semester Payment March 16, 2020 August 10, 2020 November 16, 2020

Important financial dates – Returning international students (continuing same program)

Fall 2019 (September-start students) Winter 2020 (January-start students) Spring/Summer 2020 (May-start students)
Plan A (full payment) July 22, 2019 November 11, 2019 January 15, 2020
Plan B (partial payments) July 22, 2019 and November 11, 2019 November 11, 2019 and March 16, 2020 January 15, 2020 TBD and August 10, 2020
Third Semester Payment March 16, 2020 August 10, 2020 November 16, 2020

Important campus dates

Holidays
Labour Day September 2, 2019
Thanksgiving October 14, 2019
Holiday break December 24, 2019 – January 1, 2020
Family Day February 17, 2020
Good Friday April 10, 2020
Victoria Day May 18, 2020
Canada Day July 1, 2020
Civic holiday August 3, 2020

Notes:

  • Official Withdrawal forms must be completed by the student and submitted to Strategic Enrolment Services.
  • The administration fee for international students will vary.

These dates represent the best information at time of publication. The College reserves the right to make changes subject to amendments to existing legislation, Collective Agreements, or as required by the College. Dates may vary slightly from program to program.