Dates and Deadlines
Note: Enrollment for the Fall 2019 term begins July 08, 2019.
Leaves of absence requests should be submitted before the term begins.
|Monday July 08, 2019||Registration opens for Fall 2019 term.|
|Monday, September 2, 2019||Labour Day, University closed.|
|Tuesday, September 3, 2019||Fall term classes start.|
|Friday, September 6, 2019||TA/TM Day|
|Monday, September 9, 2019||4:30pm Deadline for submitting a U-Pass BC exemption request for Fall 2019.|
|Friday, September 13, 2019||End of Bursary application period (bursaries are awarded based on financial need; international students are eligible)|
|Monday, September 16, 2019||
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 23, 2019||Last day to drop with no notation on transcript
|Monday, September 30, 2019||
Early completion submission deadline of Thesis at 4:00pm pst.
Only applicable to new international students: Last day to opt out of Guard.Me@SFU (see medical insurance deadlines)
|Thursday–Friday, October 10-11, 2019||Convocation for students who completed in Summer 2019. See www.sfu.ca/convocation for more information.|
|Monday, October 14, 2019||Thanksgiving Day. University closed.|
|Thursday, October 31, 2019||Last day for a 50% refund of tuition for term withdrawals (and course drops for unit fee students). No refund of ancillary fees.
|Friday, November 1, 2019||
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 4-22, 2019||Work-study application period.|
|Monday, November 4, 2019||Last day for graduate students to drop classes with WD on their transcripts
Enrollment opens for Spring 2020 term.
|Monday, November 11, 2019||Remembrance Day. All classes cancelled and offices closed.|
|Monday, December 2, 2019||Classes end for Fall term.|
|December 4–16, 2019||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 13, 2019||Deadline to apply on Go.SFU for graduation in the June 2020 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in Fall 2019 term.|
|Thursday, December 19, 2019||Grade Deadline|
|Tuesday, December 24, 2019||
Any Withdrawal under Extenuating circumstances (WE) requests received for the Fall 2019 term after this date will be considered as a retroactive WE.
Deadline for all thesis defences and library submission (library submission due at noon).
|Friday, January 3, 2020||Submission of all recommendations for the awarding of a graduate degree, diploma, or certificate for Fall 2019 term. Degree requirements (including a thesis defence) must have been completed within the Fall 2019 term.|
See also graduate studies events