Academic Calendar

Fall 2020

Date Day Event
Aug. 31 Monday Classes begin
Sept. 7 Monday Labour Day - Holiday
Oct. 16 Friday Mid-term ends
Oct. 12 Monday Canadian Thanksgiving - Holiday
Oct. 13 Tuesday Holiday
Oct. 14 Wednesday Classes resume
Nov. 13 Friday Last day for course withdrawal without permission
Nov. 16-19 Monday-Thursday Spring 2020 registration week
Nov. 24 Tuesday American Thanksgiving recess begins after last class
Nov. 30 Monday Classes resume
Dec. 11 Friday Examination week begins
Dec. 17 Thursday Fall semester ends

 Spring 2021

Date Day Event
Jan. 18 Monday Classes begin
Feb. 15 Monday Ontario Family Day - Holiday
March 12 Friday Mid-term ends
March 13 Saturday Spring break begins after last class
March 22 Monday Classes resume
March 26 Friday Last day for course withdrawal without permission
March 31 Wednesday Easter recess begins after last class
April 6 Tuesday Classes resume
April 19-22 Monday-Thursday Summer and fall 2021 registration week
May 5 Wednesday Examination week begins
May 11 Tuesday Spring semester ends
June 3 Thursday Vaughan Commencement

Ontario Summer Sessions 2021

Undergraduate

  • Session I: Monday, May 25 – Thursday, June 17, 2021
  • Session II: Monday, June 21 – Thursday, July 15, 2021
  • Session III: Monday, July 19 – Thursday, Aug. 12, 20211
  • Cross Session: Monday, May 25 – Monday, July 19, 2021

15 Week Graduate

  • Session I: Monday, May 25 – Saturday, June 19, 2021
  • Session II: Monday, June 21 – Saturday, July 17, 2021
  • Session III: Monday, July 19 – Monday, Aug. 16, 20211
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Holidays: Monday, May 24, Thursday, July 1, and Monday, Aug. 2

Ontario AQ 2020-21 Calendar

  • Fall 2020: Monday, Sept. 28 – Friday, Dec. 11, 2020
  • Spring 2021 I: Monday, Jan. 18 – Friday, March 26, 2021 (10 weeks)
  • Spring 2021 II: Monday, March 29 – Friday, June 4, 2021 (10 weeks)
  • Summer 2021 I: Tuesday, May 25 – Friday, July 2, 2021 (6 weeks)
  • Summer 2021 II: Monday, July 5 – Friday, Aug. 13, 2021 (6 weeks)

Students whose religious affiliation demands that they recognize certain days of religious observance may be absent from class, reschedule an exam or register without penalty. These days are not university holidays. Students who expect to be absent from class on these days should inform their professors in advance. Dates subject to change.