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.|
|Friday, December 22, 2017, by 12 noon||
Submission of all graduate degree requirements for 2017 Fall term (must be submitted by 12pm PST, see library submission deadline).
Any Withdrawal under Extenuating circumstances (WE) requests received for the Fall 2017 term after this term will be considered as a retroactive WE.