Dates and Deadlines
Note: Enrollment for the Fall 2017 semester begins July 10, 2017.
Tip: You may also add these graduate deadlines to your SFU Connect calendar.
|Monday, September 4, 2017||Labour Day, University closed.|
|Tuesday, September 5, 2017||Fall term classes start.|
|Friday, September 8, 2017||TA/TM Day|
|Monday, September 11, 2017||4:30pm Deadline for submitting a U-Pass BC exemption request for Fall 2017.|
|Friday, September 15, 2017||End of Bursary application period (bursaries are awarded based on financial need; international students are eligible)|
|Monday, September 18, 2017||
Last date to opt out or change your coverage in the Graduate Health Plan (TENTATIVE see studentcare.ca for details).
Last day for graduate students to enroll through self-service (late enrollment deadline)
Last day to change from credit to audit grade basis.
Tuition and fees are due and payable. Every month after this date, a 2% penalty will be calculated and posted to your student account.
|Monday, September 25, 2017||Last day to drop with no notation on transcript
|Saturday, September 30, 2017||
Only applicable to new international students: Last day to opt out of Guard.Me@SFU (see medical insurance deadlines)
|Thursday–Friday, October 5-6, 2017||Convocation for students who completed in Summer 2017. See www.sfu.ca/convocation for more information.|
|Monday, October 9, 2017||Thanksgiving Day. University closed.|
|Tuesday, October 31, 2017||Last day for a 50% refund of tuition for term withdrawals (and course drops for unit fee students). No refund of ancillary fees.
|Wednesday, November 1, 2017||
Western Canadian Deans Agreement deadline for applying to take transfer courses at other western Canadian universities is 4–6 weeks before the beginning of the next term (depends on destination university).
|November 6–24, 2017||Work-study application period.|
|Monday, November 6, 2017||
Last day for graduate students to drop classes with WD on their transcripts
|Monday, November 13, 2017||Remembrance Day. All classes cancelled and offices closed.|
|Monday, December 4, 2017||Classes end for Fall term.|
|Wednesday–Sunday, December 6–17, 2017||Examination period.
If you are a current TA and want to pay to extend your TSSU medical insurance for up to two terms, application forms are due by the end of the term. (See also: All HR forms.)
|Friday, December 15, 2017||Deadline to apply on Go.SFU for graduation in the June 2018 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in Fall 2017 term.|
|Thursday, December 21, 2017||Grade Deadline|
|Friday, December 22, 2017||Any Withdrawal under Extenuating circumstances (WE) requests received for the Fall 2017 term after this term will be considered as a retroactive WE.|
|Friday, January 5, 2018||Submission of all recommendations for the awarding of a graduate degree, diploma, or certificate for Fall 2017 term. Degree requirements (including a thesis defence) must be completed within the Fall 2017 term.|