Sessional Dates

Academic Year 2024-2025 Sessional Dates

The dates below are for undergrad engineering students and courses pending approval by Faculty Council. 
 

 2024 Summer Session

DateActivity
April 4First day students can enrol in engineering elective courses in ACORN (6 a.m. EDT).
April 8First day U of T Engineering students can enrol in Arts & Science courses in ACORN (6 a.m. EDT).
April 24Last day students can pay or defer fees.
May 6F- and Y-session U of T Engineering classes begin.
May 8Courses removed for non-registered students.
May 9Last day students can waitlist F-term engineering minor courses.
May 12Last day students can enrol in F-term / Y-term engineering elective courses on ACORN.
Last day students can enrol in first-year T-Program courses.
May 20Victoria Day: University closed.
MayPEY Co-op Program: 2024 Summer work terms begin (duration 3 to 4 months).
PEY Co-op Program: 2024-2025 Professional Experience Year (PEY) work terms begin between May and September (duration 12 to 16 months).
June 3Last day students can drop F-term courses without academic penalty*. Requests to drop T-Program courses must be submitted to the First Year Office by 4 p.m. (EDT).
June 19F-session U of T Engineering classes end.
Y-session engineering elective courses course break.
June 20F-session course study break for U of T Engineering courses.
June 21 to 
June 27
Final exams for first-year U of T Engineering courses.  
June 28Presidential Day: University closed.
July 1Canada Day: University closed.
July 2S-term classes start / Y-term courses resume.
July 5Last day students can waitlist S-term engineering elective courses.
July 8Deadline to enrol in S-term courses in ACORN.
July 22Last day students can drop Y-term courses without academic penalty.*
July 29Last day students can drop S-term courses without academic penalty.*
August 5Civic Holiday: University closed.
August 15S- and Y-term  U of T Engineering classes end.
August 16S- and Y- term course study break for U of T Engineering courses.
August 19 to 
August 23
Final exams for S- and Y- term U of T Engineering courses.
August 28PEY Co-op Program: Recruitment cycle closes for 2024-2025 Professional Experience Year (PEY) work terms (duration 12 to 16 months).

*Refund Dates: The last date to cancel a course or cancel your registration in a session with no academic penalty may not always coincide with the last date that you are eligible for a refund. Review the refund schedules for applicable dates and deadlines: studentaccount.utoronto.ca.
 

2024 Fall Term (F)

DateActivity
July 11First day U of T Engineering students can make changes to their personal timetables on ACORN (6:00 a.m. EDT).
First day U of T Engineering students can enrol in Arts & Science courses with reserved seating on ACORN (6:00 a.m. EDT).
TBDFirst day U of T Engineering students can enrol in all Arts & Science (A&S) courses on ACORN (6:00 a.m. EDT).
TBDNo Arts & Science course enrolment.
August 13 Last day to pay or defer fees.
August 27Courses removed for non-registered students.
September 2Labour Day: University closed.
September 3U of T Engineering lectures in F- and Y-term courses begin.
Arts & Science lectures in F- and Y-term courses begin.
TBDLast day waitlists are operational for F- and Y-term courses.
Last day students can request transfers out of Engineering Science (first-year students).
Last day to enrol in online first-year courses.
TBDDeadline to designate a Fall Term (F-term) or Y-term "Extra" course as a credit course.
Last day U of T Engineering students can enrol in A&S courses with reserved seating.
Last day students can add or substitute F- or Y-term courses on ACORN.
PEY Co-op Program: Last day to withdraw from the PEY Co-op Program for students in Year 3 of study.
TBDLate enrolment for Y-term courses only (Registrar's Office only).
September 16PEY Co-op Program: Career Portal with 2025-2026 job postings opens to qualified students seeking 12-16 month work terms. Interviews, job offers and acceptances begin shortly after. 
September 30Last day students can apply to re-enrol for the 2025 Winter Term.
October 14Thanksgiving Day: University closed. 
October 28PEY Co-op Program: Career Portal with Summer 2025 job postings opens to qualified students seeking Summer Co-op Work Terms. Interviews, job offers and acceptances begin shortly after.
October 28 to 
November 1
Engineering Fall Study Break. No Fall Term Engineering courses offered.
A&S Fall Reading Week. No Fall Term A&S courses offered.
October 31Examination timetable for F-term courses posted (tentative).
TBDDeadline to designate an F-term course as "Extra."
Last day students can apply to transfer to part-time studies.*
Last day students can withdraw from the Fall Term without academic penalty.*
Last day students can drop F-term engineering courses without academic penalty.*
Last day students can drop F-term Arts & Science courses without academic penalty.*
NovemberFall Convocation ceremony for the conferring of the Bachelor of Applied Science & Engineering Science degrees. Visit convocation.utoronto.ca for more details.
December 3Last day of lectures in the F-term; all term work should be submitted by this date.
Last day of A&S classes.
December 4Makeup Monday**.
December 4 to December 5Fall study day.
December 6 to 
December 23

F-term U of T Engineering exams (the Faculty will hold exams on Saturdays, Sundays and evenings during this period). Exams for courses offered by other Faculties may be held during other periods.

F-term A & S exams and Y-term A & S midterms.

December 24 Winter break: University closed.
January 11, 2025Emergency Winter Exam Date. The Faculty will use this date for any cancelled December Exams.

*Refund Dates: The last date to cancel a course or cancel your registration in a session with no academic penalty may not always coincide with the last date that you are eligible for a refund. Review the refund schedules for applicable dates and deadlines: studentaccount.utoronto.ca.

**Makeup Monday is on December 4th and will be scheduled the same as a regular Monday; thus, instructors can use this day to make up for the missing Monday of Thanksgiving Day. Use of Makeup Monday in courses is optional. If it is not used, December 4, 2024, will be a study day. 
 

2025 Winter Term (S)

DateActivity
January 6Lectures begin in U of T Engineering S-term courses and resume in Y-term courses.
Lectures begin in S-term courses and resume in Y-term courses for A&S. 
January 13Last day students can transfer out of Engineering Science (first-year students) to Track One or a Core 8 engineering program.
January 13Lectures begin for T-Program courses.
TBDLast day students can waitlist S-term courses.
TBDLast day students can add or substitute S-term courses.
Deadline to change an "Extra" S-term course to a for credit course.
PEY Co-op Program: Last day to enrol in the PEY Co-op Program for students in Year 2.
TBDLast day students can drop Y-term courses without academic penalty.*
Note: a student taking a Y-term course will not be allowed to drop this course in the Winter Term if a recalculation of their Fall Term load shows that dropping the course will reduce the F-term course load to fewer than 2.5 credits.
Deadline to change a for credit Y-term course to an "Extra" course.
February 17Family Day holiday: University closed.
February 17 to
February 21
Reading Week: No lectures, tutorials or practicals.
Reserved for special deferred exams from the December 2024 examination period.
February 28Examination timetable for S- and Y-term courses posted (tentative).
TBD Last day students can drop S-term courses without academic penalty, including S-term courses taken in Arts & Science.*
Last day students can transfer to part-time studies.*
Last day students can withdraw from the S-term without academic penalty.*
Deadline to change a for credit S-term course to an "Extra" course.
Last day students can apply to re-enrol for the 2025 Fall Term.*
April 4End of classes for Arts & Science S- and Y-term courses.
April 7Last day of U of T Engineering lectures in S- and Y-term courses; all term work should be submitted by this date.
April 8Winter study day. Exam Jam.
April 18Good Friday holiday: University closed.
April 9 to April 30S- and Y-term U of T Engineering exams.
S- and Y-term exam period for A&S courses.
Note: Exams for courses offered by other faculties may be held outside of this period.
May 3 Winter emergency exam day.
TBDApplication deadline for transfers between engineering programs.
June 10PEY Co-op Program: Last day to declare a Summer Co-op Work term.

*Refund Dates: The last date to cancel a course or cancel your registration in a session with no academic penalty may not always coincide with the last date that you are eligible for a refund. Review the refund schedules for applicable dates and deadlines: studentaccount.utoronto.ca.
 

Graduate Student Courses

Engineering graduate students should refer to SGS Sessional Dates.
 

Arts & Science Courses

For Arts & Science courses offered at the St. George Campus, the Academic Dates & Deadlines are available at artsci.utoronto.ca/current/dates-deadlines/academic-dates.

 

 

Academic Year 2023-2024 Sessional Dates

The dates below are for undergrad engineering students and courses pending approval by Faculty Council. 
 

 2023 Summer Session

DateActivity
April 6First day students can enrol in engineering elective courses in ACORN (6 a.m. EDT).
April 11First day U of T Engineering students can enrol in Arts & Science courses in ACORN (6 a.m. EDT).
April 26Last day students can pay or defer fees.
May 8F and Y session U of T Engineering classes begin.
May 10Courses removed for non-registered students.
May 11Last day students can waitlist F-term engineering minor courses.
May 14Last day students can enrol in F/Y engineering elective courses on ACORN.
Last day students can enrol in first-year T-Program courses.
May 22Victoria Day: University closed.
MayPEY Co-op Program: 2023 Summer work terms begin (duration 3 to 4 months).
PEY Co-op Program: 2023-2024 Professional Experience Year (PEY) work terms begin between May and September (duration 12 to 16 months).
June 5Last day students can drop F-term courses without academic penalty*. Requests to drop T-Program courses must be submitted to the First Year Office by 4 p.m. (EDT)
June 19F-session U of T Engineering classes end.
Y-session engineering elective courses course break.
June 20F-session course study break for U of T Engineering courses.
June 21 to 
June 27
Final exams for first-year U of T Engineering courses.  
June 30Presidential Day: University closed.
July 3Canada Day: University closed.
July 4S classes start / Y courses resume.
July 7Last day students can waitlist S-term engineering elective courses.
July 10Deadline to enrol in S-term courses in ACORN.
July 18Last day students can drop Y-term courses without academic penalty*.
August 1Last day students can drop S-term courses without academic penalty*.
August 7Civic Holiday: University closed.
August 15S- and Y-term  U of T Engineering classes end.
August 16S- and Y- term course study break for U of T Engineering courses.
August 17 to 
August 25
Final exams for S and Y term U of T Engineering courses.
AugustPEY Co-op Program: Recruitment cycle closes for 2023-2024 Professional Experience (PEY) work terms (duration 12 to 16 months). Engineering Career Centre will inform participants of date. 

*Refund Dates: The last date to cancel a course or cancel your registration in a session with no academic penalty may not always coincide with the last date that you are eligible for a refund. Review the refund schedules for applicable dates and deadlines: studentaccount.utoronto.ca.
 

2023 Fall Term (F)

DateActivity
July 13First day U of T Engineering students can make changes to their personal timetables on ACORN (6:00 a.m. EDT).
First day U of T Engineering students can enrol in Arts & Science courses with reserved seating on ACORN (6:00 a.m. EDT).
August 2First day U of T Engineering students can enrol in all Arts & Science (A&S) courses on ACORN (6:00 a.m. EDT).
July 27
August 1 
August 3
No Arts & Science course enrolment.
August 17 Last day to pay or defer fees.
August 31Courses removed for non-registered students.
September 4Labour Day: University closed.
Orientation programs for first-year students begin.
September 7U of T Engineering lectures in F- and Y-term courses begin.
Arts & Science lectures in F- and Y-term courses begin.
September 15Last day waitlists are operational for F- and Y- term courses.
Last day students can request transfers out of Engineering Science (first-year students).
Last day to enrol in online first-year courses.
September 20Deadline to designate a Fall Term (F) or Y "Extra" course as a credit course.
Last day U of T Engineering students can enrol in A&S courses with reserved seating.
Last day students can add or substitute F- or Y-term courses on ACORN.
September 21 to 
September 27
Late enrolment for Y-term courses only (Registrar's Office only).
September 29Last day students can apply to re-enrol for the 2023 Winter Term.
SeptemberPEY Co-op Program: Career Portal with 2024-2025 job postings opens to qualified students. Interviews, job offers and acceptances begin shortly after. Engineering Career Centre will inform participants of dates.
October 9Thanksgiving Day: University closed. 
October 31Examination timetable for F-term courses posted (tentative).
November 6 Deadline to designate a Fall Term course as "Extra".
Last day students can apply to transfer to part-time studies.*
Last day students can withdraw from the Fall Term without academic penalty.*
Last day students can drop F-term engineering courses without academic penalty.*
Last day students can drop F-term Arts & Science courses without academic penalty.*
November 6 to 
November 10
Engineering Fall Study Break. No Fall Term Engineering courses offered.
A&S Fall Reading Week. No Fall Term A&S courses offered.
NovemberFall Convocation ceremony for the conferring of the Bachelor of Applied Science & Engineering Science degrees. Visit www.convocation.utoronto.ca for more details.
December 6Last day of lectures in the F-term; all term work should be submitted by this date.
Last day of A&S classes.
December 7Fall study day.
Makeup Monday.**
December 8 to 
December 20
F-term U of T Engineering exams (the Faculty will hold exams on Saturdays, Sundays and evenings during this period). Exams for courses offered by other Faculties may be held during other periods.
December 9 to 
December 20
F-term A & S exams and Y-term A & S midterms.
December 21 Winter break: University closed.
January 13, 2024Emergency Winter Exam Date. The Faculty will use this date for any cancelled December Exams.

*Refund Dates: The last date to cancel a course or cancel your registration in a session with no academic penalty may not always coincide with the last date that you are eligible for a refund. Review the refund schedules for applicable dates and deadlines: studentaccount.utoronto.ca.

**Makeup Monday is the day before final exams start this year and will be scheduled the same as a regular Monday; thus, instructors can use this day to make up for the missing Monday of Thanksgiving Day. Use of Makeup Monday in courses is optional. If it is not used, December 7, 2023, will be a study day. 
 

2024 Winter Term (S)

DateActivity
January 8Lectures begin in S-term courses and resume in Y-term courses for A&S. 
Lectures begin in U of T Engineering S-term courses and resume in Y courses.
January 15Last day students can transfer out of Engineering Science (first-year students) to Track One or a Core 8 engineering program.
January 15Lectures begin for T-program courses.
January 16Last day students can waitlist S-term courses.
January 21Last day students can add or substitute S-term courses.
PEY Co-op Program: Last day second-year students can enrol.
Deadline to change an Extra S-term course to a for credit course.
February 19Last day students can drop Y-term courses without academic penalty.*
Note: a student taking a Y-term course will not be allowed to drop this course in the Winter Term if a recalculation of their Fall Term load shows that dropping the course will reduce the F-term course load to fewer than 2.5 credits.
Deadline to change a for credit Y course to an Extra course.
February 19Family Day holiday: University closed.
February 19 to
February 23
Reading Week: No lectures, tutorials or practicals.
Reserved for special deferred exams from the December 2023 examination period.
February 28Examination timetable for S- and Y-term courses posted (tentative).
March 11 Last day students can drop S-term courses without academic penalty, including S-term courses taken in Arts & Science.*
Last day students can transfer to part-time studies.*
Last day students can withdraw from S-term without academic penalty.*
Deadline to change a for credit S-term course to an Extra course.
Last day students can apply to re-enrol for the 2024 Fall Term.*
March 29Good Friday holiday: University closed.
April 5End of classes for Arts & Science S- and Y-term courses.
April 10 to April 30S- and Y-term exam period for A&S courses.
April 12 Last day of U of T Engineering lectures in S- and Y-term courses; all term work should be submitted by this date.
April 15Winter study day. Exam Jam.
April 16 to
April 30
S- and Y- term exams. 
Note: Exams for courses offered by other faculties may be held outside of this period.
AprilPEY Co-op Program: Recruitment cycle closes for 2024 Summer work terms. Engineering Career Centre will inform participants of date.
May 1 Winter emergency exam day.
May 15 Application deadline for transfers between engineering programs.

*Refund Dates: The last date to cancel a course or cancel your registration in a session with no academic penalty may not always coincide with the last date that you are eligible for a refund. Review the refund schedules for applicable dates and deadlines: studentaccount.utoronto.ca.
 

Graduate Student Courses

Engineering graduate students should refer to SGS Sessional Dates.
 

Arts & Science Courses

For Arts & Science courses offered at the St. George Campus, the Academic Dates & Deadlines are available at artsci.utoronto.ca/current/dates-deadlines/academic-dates.