Dates and Deadlines
Note: Enrollment for the Spring 2020 term begins online on Monday, November 4th 2019 at 8:30am.
Leaves of absence requests should be submitted before the term begins.
|Wednesday, January 1, 2020||New Year's Day. All classes cancelled and offices closed|
|Monday, January 6, 2020||Spring term classes begin.|
|Friday, January 10, 2020||
Deadline for submitting a U-Pass BC Exemption request for Spring 2020
|Thursday, January 16, 2020||Last date to opt out or change your coverage in the Graduate Health Plan (only if you started school in January).|
|Friday, January 17, 2020||
End of Bursary application period (bursaries are awarded based on financial need; international students are eligible).
Grad tuition and fees (including co-op practicum fees) are due and payable. A 2% penalty will be calculated and posted to your student account very month (Note, due to snow closure this has been extended to Monday, January 20, 2020).
|Sunday, January 19, 2020||
Last day for graduate students to enroll through self-service (late enrollment deadline).
Last day to drop with 100% refund of tuition and ancillary fees. If you were eligible for the January U-Pass BC, there is no refund of the January U-Pass BC but you will be refunded for the February–April U-Passes.
Last day to change from credit to audit grade basis.
|Monday, January 20, 2020||Note Due to Snow Closure: Grad tuition and fees (including co-op practicum fees) are due and payable (extended from January 17). A 2% penalty will be calculated and posted to your student account very month.|
|Sunday, January 26, 2020||
Last day to drop with no notation on transcript.
Friday, January 31, 2020
Early Completion submission deadline of Thesis at 4:00 pm. Last day to be eligible for the 75% tuition refund.
Last day to drop with a 75% refund of tuition. No refund of ancillary fees and January U-Pass BC.
Last day for receipt of grades deferred from the Fall 2019 term.
Only applicable to new international students: Last day to opt out of Guard.ME@sfu.ca (see medical insurance deadlines).
|Monday, February 17, 2020||Family Day. All classes and offices closed.
|February 18-21, 2020||Reading break. Classes cancelled. (Please note: this is for applicable departments only.)
|Friday, February 28, 2020||Last day to drop with a 50% refund of tuition. No refund of ancillary fees or January/February U-Passes.
|Monday, March 2, 2020||Registration opens for the Summer 2020 term.|
|Sunday, March 8, 2020
||Last day for graduate students to drop classes with a WD on their transcripts.|
|March 9-27, 2020||Work-study application period for the Summer term.|
|Friday, March 27, 2020||Deadline for other Western universities to receive application forms for graduate students to take courses elsewhere under the Western Dean's Agreement.|
|Thursday, April 9, 2020||Last day of classes.|
|April 10-13, 2020||
Easter break. All offices closed.
|April 14-25, 2020||
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.
|Thursday, April 16, 2020||Last day for graduate students who completed in Spring 2020 to apply for graduation (June convocation)|
|Wednesday, April 29, 2020||Grade deadline|
|Thursday, April 30, 2020||
Any Withdrawal under Extenuating circumstances (WE) requests received for the Spring 2020 term after this term will be considered as a retroactive WE.
See also graduate studies events