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Academic Calendar

  • June 2023  
    15

    Fall 2023 tuition deposit due for new domestic students (see your fee estimate for details)

    New international students, see offer of admission

    July 2023  
    15 Fall 2023 tuition deposit due for returning students (see your fee estimate for details)
    August 2023  
    28-September 1 Fall 2023 Orientation Week
    September 2023  
    4 Statutory Holiday – Labour Day (College Closed)
    5 Start of Fall Term 2023 Postsecondary – Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1
    18 Last Day to Add a Class - Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1
    18 Last Day to Drop a Class2 - Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1
    18 Last Day to Withdraw from a postsecondary program with a partial refund3Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1, Compressed Session B1
    30

    National Truth and Reconciliation Day Observance (College open; Classes cancelled)

    Fall 2023 tuition and fees due for domestic students not receiving OSAP and returning international students

    October 2023  
    6 Last Day to Drop a Class without academic penalty - Compressed Session A1
    9 Statutory Holiday – Thanksgiving (College Closed)
    17–18 Fall Convocation
    14 Fall 2023 tuition and fees due for domestic students receiving OSAP
    15 Winter 2024 tuition deposit due for new domestic students (see your fee estimate for details)
    20 End of Fall Term 2023 Postsecondary - Compressed Session A1
    23-27 Reading Week - No Scheduled Classes for Most Programs
    24 Faculty Final Grades Submission (Session 7A)
    26 Session 7A Final Grades
    30 Start of Fall Term 2023 – Compressed Session B1
    November 2023  
    1 Last Day4 to submit an Academic Decision Appeal (7A Session) and last day to initiate contact with a faculty member regarding a Final Grade received in the 7A session.
    3 Last Day to Add a Class - Compressed Session B1
    6 Last Day4 to Submit a Grade Appeal (7A Session)
    10 Last Day to Drop a Class2 - Compressed Session B1
    11 Remembrance Day (College is open; classes are held as scheduled)
    15 Winter 2024 tuition deposit due for returning students (see your fee estimate for details)
    24 Last Day to Drop a Class without academic penalty – Regular Session1
    December 2023  
    1 Last Day to Drop a Class without academic penalty - Compressed Session B1
    6 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada (College is open; classes are held as scheduled)
    15 End of Fall Term Postsecondary 2023 - Regular Session1, Compressed Session B1
    19 at 5 pm Faculty Final Grades Submission
    22 at noon – January 1 Holiday Closure
    January 2024  
    2 College Reopens from Holiday Closure
    4 Grades View and Academic Standing Posted
    2–5 Winter 2024 Orientation Week
    5-19 Academic Advisement Period
    8 Start of Winter Term 2024 Postsecondary – Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1
    9 Last day4 to initiate contact with a faculty member regarding a Final Grade received in the Fall 2023 term
    10 Deadline4 to submit an Academic Appeal related to Academic Decisions for the Fall 2023 term
    15 Deadline4 to submit a Final Grade Appeal
    19 Last Day to Add a Class - Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1
    19 Last Day to Drop a Class2 - Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1
    19 Last Day to Withdraw from a postsecondary program with a partial refund3Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1, Compressed Session B1
    31 Winter 2024 tuition and fees due for domestic students not receiving OSAP and returning international students
    February 2024  
    9 Last Day to Drop a Class without academic penalty - Compressed Session A1
    14 Winter 2024 tuition and fees due for domestic students receiving OSAP
    15 Spring/Summer 2024 tuition deposit due for new domestic students (see your fee estimate for details)
    19 Holiday Closure – Family Day (College Closed)
    23 End of Winter Term Postsecondary - Compressed Session A1
    26-March 1 Reading Week – No Scheduled Classes for Most Programs
    27 Faculty Final Grades Submission (Session 7A)
    29 Session 7A Final Grades
    March 2024  
    4 Start of Winter Term 2024 Postsecondary – Compressed Session B1
    6 Last Day4 to submit an Academic Decision Appeal (7A Session) and last day to initiate contact with a faculty member regarding a Final Grade received in the 7A session.
    8 Last Day to Add a Class - Compressed Session B1
    11 Last Day to Submit a Grade4 Appeal (7A Session)
    15

    Last Day to Drop a Class2 - Compressed Session B1

    Spring/Summer 2024 tuition deposit due for returning domestic students (see your fee estimate for details)

    29 Statutory Holiday – Good Friday (College closed)
    April 2024  
    1 Last Day to Drop a Class without academic penalty - Regular Session1
    5 Last Day to Drop a Class without academic penalty - Compressed Session B1
    10 Registration Period Begins. (Enrolment Appointments TBA – will be posted to myOTR when available)
    19 End of Winter Term Postsecondary - Regular Session1, Compressed Session B1
    23 at 5 pm Faculty Final Grades Submission
    30 Official Grades and Academic Standing View
    30-May 17 Academic Advisement Period
    May 2024  
    2-3 Spring/Summer Orientation Week
    6 Deadline4 to submit an Academic Appeal related to Academic decisions for the Winter 2024 term
    6 Last day4 to initiate contact with a faculty member regarding a Final Grade received in the Winter 2024 term
    6 Start of Spring/Summer Term 2024 - Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1
    9 Last day4 to submit an Appeal for a Final Grade received in the Winter 2024 term
    17 Last Day to Add a Class - Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1
    17 Last Day to Drop a Class2 - Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1
    17 Last Day to Withdraw from a postsecondary program with a partial refund3Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1, Compressed Session B1
    20 Statutory Holiday – Victoria Day (College closed)
    31 Spring/Summer 2024 tuition and fees due for domestic students not receiving OSAP and returning international students
    June 2024  
    3-6 Annual Convocation Ceremonies
    7 Last Day to Drop a Class without academic penalty - Compressed Session A1
    14 Spring/Summer 2024 tuition and fees due for domestic students receiving OSAP
    15 Fall 2024 tuition deposit due for new domestic students (see your fee estimate for details)
    21 End of Spring/Summer Term 2024 - Compressed Session A1
    24-28 Reading Week – No Scheduled Classes for Most Programs
    25 Faculty Final Grades Submission (Session 7A)
    27 Session 7A Final Grades
    July 2024  
    1 Statutory Holiday – Canada Day (College closed)
    2 Start of Spring/Summer Term 2023 - Compressed Session B1
    4 Last Day4 to submit an Academic Decision Appeal (7A Session) and last day to initiate contact with a Faculty member regarding a Final Grade received in the 7A session.
    8 Last Day to Add a Class - Compressed Session B1
    9 Last Day4 to Submit a Grade Appeal (7A Session)
    15

    Last Day to Drop a Class2 - Compressed Session B1

    Fall 2024 tuition deposit due for returning students (see your fee estimate for details)

    26 Last Day to Drop a Class without academic penalty - Regular Session1
    August 2024  
    2 Last Day to Drop a Class without academic penalty - Compressed Session B1
    5 Statutory Holiday – Civic Day (College closed)
    16 End of Summer Term Postsecondary - Regular Session1, Compressed Session B1
    20 at 5 pm Faculty Final Grades Submission
    27 Official Grades and Academic Standing Posted
    27-September 16 Academic Advisement Period
    September 2024  
    2 Statutory Holiday – Labour Day (College closed)
    3 Last day4 to initiate contact with a faculty member regarding a Final Grade received in the Spring 2024 term
    3 Deadline4 to submit an Academic Appeal related to Academic decisions for the Spring 2024 term
    6 Last day4 to submit an Appeal for a Final Grade received in the Spring 2024 term
    1. About Regular and Compressed Sessions:
      • Regular Session: 14-week session. Note: the week of No Scheduled Classes (Week 8) is excluded from the total number of weeks in a session.
      • Compressed Session A: Weeks 1–7 of a Regular Session
      • Compressed Session B: Weeks 9–15 of a Regular Session
    2. Students who drop more than two classes may fall into part-time status and may be entitled to a refund. This action may also affect a student’s eligibility for OSAP assistance.
    3. This deadline date is strictly enforced. Requests for withdrawals must be submitted in writing to the Office of the Registrar by the due date. (Dates are accurate at time of publication and are subject to change.)
    4. Refer to the Academic Appeals and Consideration Procedure for more information.
  • June 2024  
    15

    Fall 2024 – New Domestic Students:

    • Tuition Deposit Due (see your fee estimate for details)

    Fall 2024 – New International Students:

    • See your Letter of Acceptance for your Tuition Deposit Due Date
    July 2024  
    15

    Fall 2024 – Returning Students (Domestic and International):

    • Tuition Deposit Due (see your fee estimate for details)
    August 2024  
    26 - 30 Fall 2024 New Student Orientation Week
    September 2024  
    2 Statutory Holiday – Labour Day (College Closed)
    3

    Fall 2024 – Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • Start of Fall Term 2024 Postsecondary
    9

    Fall 2024 – Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • Last Day to Add, Swap or Drop2 a Class
    16

    Fall 2024 – Regular Session1 Students:

    • Last Day to Add, Swap or Drop2 a Class

    Fall 2024 – All (Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1, Compressed Session B1) Students: 

    • Last Day to Withdraw from a postsecondary program with a partial refund3
    30

    National Truth and Reconciliation Day Observance (College open; Classes cancelled)

    Fall 2024 – Domestic Students Not Receiving OSAP and Returning International Students:

    • Tuition and Fees Due
    October 2024  
    6

    Fall 2024 – Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • Last Day to Drop2 a Class without academic penalty
    14

    Statutory Holiday – Thanksgiving (College Closed)

    Fall 2024 – Domestic Students Receiving OSAP:

    • Tuition and Fees Due
    15

    Winter 2025 – New Domestic Students:

    • Tuition Deposit Due (see your fee estimate for details)

    Winter 2025 – New International Students:

    • See your Letter of Acceptance for your Tuition Deposit Due Date
    18

    Fall 2024 – Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • End of Fall Term 2024 Postsecondary
    21 to 24 (Tentative) Fall Convocation
    21 to 25 Reading Week - No Scheduled Classes for Most Programs
    22 at 5pm Faculty Final Grades Submission (Fall 2024 – Compressed Session A1)
    24

    Fall 2024 – Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • Final Grades Posted in myStudent Centre
    28

    Fall 2024 – Compressed Session B1 Students:

    • Start of Fall Term 2024 Postsecondary
    30

    Fall 2024 – Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • Last Day4 to submit an Academic Decision Appeal
    • Last Day4 to initiate contact with a faculty member regarding a Final Grade received
    November 2024  
    1

    Fall 2024 – Compressed Session B1 Students:

    • Last Day to Add, Swap or Drop2 a Class
    4

    Fall 2024 – Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • Last Day4 to Submit a Grade Appeal
    11 Remembrance Day (College is open; classes are held as scheduled)
    15

    Winter 2025 – Returning Students (Domestic and International):

    • Tuition Deposit Due (see your fee estimate for details)
    24

    Fall 2024 – Regular Session1 Students:

    • Last Day to Drop2 a Class without academic penalty
    December 2024  
    1

    Fall 2024 – Compressed Session B1 Students:

    • Last Day to Drop2 a Class without academic penalty
    6 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada (College is open; classes are held as scheduled)
    16

    Fall 2024 – Regular Session1 and Compressed Session B1 Students:

    • End of Fall Term 2024 Postsecondary
    17

    Make-up day (Rescheduled Classes from Thanksgiving (Monday) when applicable)

    18

    Contingency Day (day held to reschedule classes in the event there are closures or cancellations)

    19 at 5 pm Faculty Final Grades Submission (Fall 2024 – Regular Session1, Compressed Session B1)
    20 at noon – January 1 Holiday Closure
    January 2025  
    2 College Reopens from Holiday Closure
    6 to 10 Winter 2025 New Student Orientation Week
    8 to 24 Academic Advisement Period
    8

    Fall 2024 – All (Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1, Compressed Session B1) Students:

    • Final Official Grades and Academic Standing Posted in myStudent Centre
    13

    Winter 2025 – Regular Session1 and Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • Start of Winter Term 2025 Postsecondary
    14

    Fall 2024 – Regular Session1 and Compressed Session B1 Students:

    • Last Day4 to submit an Academic Decision Appeal
    • Last Day4 to initiate contact with a faculty member regarding a Final Grade received
    19

    Fall 2024 – Regular Session1 and Compressed Session B1 Students:

    • Last Day4 to Submit a Grade Appeal

    Winter 2025 – Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • Last Day to Add, Swap or Drop2 a Class
    24

    Winter 2025 – Regular Session1 Students:

    • Last Day to Add, Swap or Drop2 a Class

    Winter 2025 – All (Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1, Compressed Session B1) Students: 

    • Last Day to Withdraw from a postsecondary program with a partial refund3
    31

    Winter 2025 – Domestic Students Not Receiving OSAP and Returning International Students:

    • Tuition and Fees Due
    February 2025  
    14

    Winter 2025 – Domestic Students Receiving OSAP:

    • Tuition and Fees Due
    15

    Spring/Summer 2025 – New Domestic Students:

    • Tuition Deposit Due (see your fee estimate for details)

    Spring/Summer 2025 – New International Students:

    • See your Letter of Acceptance for your Tuition Deposit Due Date
    16

    Winter 2025 – Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • Last Day to Drop2 a Class without academic penalty
    17 Holiday – Family Day (College Closed)
    28

    Winter 2025 – Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • End of Winter Term 2025 Postsecondary
    March 2025  
    3 to 7 Reading Week – No Scheduled Classes for Most Programs
    4 at 5 pm Faculty Final Grades Submission (Winter 2025 – Compressed Session A1)
    6

    Winter 2025 – Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • Final Grades Posted in myStudent Centre
    10

    Winter 2025 – Compressed Session B1 Students:

    • Start of Winter Term 2025 Postsecondary
    12

    Winter 2025 – Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • Last Day4 to submit an Academic Decision Appeal
    • Last Day4 to initiate contact with a faculty member regarding a Final Grade received
    15

    Spring/Summer 2025 – Returning Students (Domestic and International):

    • Tuition Deposit Due (see your fee estimate for details)
    16

    Winter 2025 – Compressed Session B1 Students:

    • Last Day to Add, Swap or Drop2 a Class
    17

    Winter 2025 – Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • Last Day4 to Submit a Grade Appeal
    April 2025  
    6

    Winter 2025 – Regular Session1 Students:

    • Last Day to Drop2 a Class without academic penalty
    13

    Winter 2025 – Compressed Session B1 Students:

    • Last Day to Drop2 a Class without academic penalty
    18 Statutory Holiday – Good Friday (College closed)
    25

    Winter 2025 – Regular Session1 and Compressed Session B1 Students:

    • End of Winter Term 2025 Postsecondary
    28 Make-up day (Rescheduled Classes from Family Day (Monday) or Good Friday (Friday) when applicable)
    29 Contingency Day (in the event there are closures or cancellations)
    30 at 5pm Faculty Final Grades Submission (Winter 2025 – Regular Session1, Compressed Session B1)
    May 2025  
    7

    Winter 2025 – All (Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1, Compressed Session B1) Students:

    • Final Official Grades and Academic Standing Posted in myStudent Centre
    7 to 26 Academic Advisement Period
    8 to 9 Spring/Summer 2025 New Student Orientation Week
    12

    Spring/Summer 2025 – Regular Session1 and Compressed Session A Students:

    • Start of Spring/Summer Term 2025 Postsecondary
    13

    Winter 2025 – Regular Session1 and Compressed Session B1 Students:

    • Last Day4 to submit an Academic Decision Appeal
    • Last Day4 to initiate contact with a faculty member regarding a Final Grade received
    19

    Statutory Holiday – Victoria Day (College closed)

    Winter 2025 – Regular Session1 and Compressed Session B1 Students:

    • Last Day4 to Submit a Grade Appeal

    Spring/Summer 2025 – Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • Last Day to Add, Swap or Drop2 a Class
    25

    Spring/Summer 2025 – Regular Session1 Students: 

    • Last Day to Add, Swap or Drop2 a Class
    26

    Spring/Summer 2025 – All (Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1, Compressed Session B1) Students: 

    • Last Day to Withdraw from a postsecondary program with a partial refund3
    31

    Spring/Summer 2025 – Domestic Students Not Receiving OSAP and Returning International Students:

    • Tuition and Fees Due
    June 2025  
    2 to 5 (Tentative) Annual Convocation Ceremonies
    14

    Spring/Summer 2025 – Domestic Students Receiving OSAP:

    • Tuition and Fees Due
    15

    15 Spring/Summer 2025 – Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • Last Day to Drop2 a Class without academic penalty

    Fall 2025 – New Domestic Students:

    • Tuition Deposit Due (see your fee estimate for details)

    Fall 2025 – New International Students:

    • See your Letter of Acceptance for your Tuition Deposit Due Date
    27

    Spring/Summer 2025 – Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • End of Spring/Summer Term 2025 Postsecondary
    30 to July 4 Reading Week – No Scheduled Classes for Most Programs
    30 College closure leading to Canada Day
    July 2025  
    1 Statutory Holiday – Canada Day (College closed)
    3 at 5 pm Faculty Final Grades Submission (Spring/Summer 2025 – Compressed Session A1)
    7

    Spring/Summer 2025 – Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • Final Grades Posted in myStudent Centre

    Spring/Summer 2025 – Compressed Session B1 Students:

    • Start of Spring/Summer Term 2025 Postsecondary
    13

    Spring/Summer 2025 – Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • Last Day4 to submit an Academic Decision Appeal
    • Last Day4 to initiate contact with a faculty member regarding a Final Grade received

    Spring/Summer 2025 – Compressed Session B1 Students:

    • Last Day to Add, Swap or Drop2 a Class
    15

    Fall 2025 – Returning Students (Domestic and International):

    • Tuition Deposit Due (see your fee estimate for details)
    16

    Spring/Summer 2025 – Compressed Session A1 Students:

    • Last Day4 to Submit a Grade Appeal
    August 2025  
    3

    Spring/Summer 2025 – Regular Session1 Students:

    • Last Day to Drop2 a Class without academic penalty
    4 Statutory Holiday – Civic Day (College closed)
    10

    Spring/Summer 2025 – Compressed Session B1 Students:

    • Last Day to Drop2 a Class without academic penalty
    22

    Spring/Summer 2025 – Regular Session1 and Compressed Session B1 Students:

    • End of Spring/Summer Term 2025 Postsecondary
    23 23 Make-up day – (Rescheduled classes from Civic Holiday (Monday) when applicable)
    27 at 5pm Faculty Final Grades Submission (Spring/Summer 2025 – Regular Session1, Compressed Session B1)
    September 2025  
    1 Statutory Holiday – Labour Day (College closed)
    5

    Spring/Summer 2025 – All (Regular Session1, Compressed Session A1, Compressed Session B1) Students:

    • Final Official Grades and Academic Standing Posted in myStudent Centre
    5 to 18 Academic Advisement Period
    11

    Spring/Summer 2025 – Regular Session1 and Compressed Session B1 Students:

    • Last Day4 to submit an Academic Decision Appeal
    • Last Day4 to initiate contact with a faculty member regarding a Final Grade received
    16

    Spring/Summer 2025 – Regular Session1 and Compressed Session B1 Students:

    • Last Day4 to Submit a Grade Appeal
    1. About Regular and Compressed Sessions:
      • Regular Session: 14-week session. Note: the week of No Scheduled Classes (Week 8) is excluded from the total number of weeks in a session.
      • Compressed Session A: Weeks 1–7 of a Regular Session
      • Compressed Session B: Weeks 9–15 of a Regular Session
    2. Students who drop more than two classes may fall into part-time status and may be entitled to a refund. This action may also affect a student’s eligibility for OSAP assistance.
    3. This deadline date is strictly enforced. Requests for withdrawals must be submitted in writing to the Office of the Registrar by the due date. (Dates are accurate at time of publication and are subject to change.)
    4. Refer to the Academic Appeals and Consideration Procedure for more information.
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