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Timelines

Your Upcoming Year at SFU

All information can be found on the following site: http://students.sfu.ca/deadlines/academic_dates.html

August

Check your email towards the end of the month for information on the New Student Orientation hosted by the University.

September

Fall Semester begins right after Labour Day. 

First week has lots of activities, and information sessions and workshops. Check out the SFU Dean of Grad Studies Events Calendar, or the Calendar on this site for the most up-to-date information.

TA/TM Day

For tuition dates and deadlines: http://students.sfu.ca/deadlines.html

October

Fall Convocation October 4th - 5th.

Thanksgiving is October 8th. All classes cancelled and offices closed.

November

November 11th is Remembrance Day. All classes cancelled and offices closed.

December

The exams period usually ends the week before Christmas. 

January

New Year's statutory holiday. All classes cancelled and offices closed.

Spring semester begins in the first week of January. 

TA/TM Day

February

February 13th - 17th is reading break! Obviously, we're all going to spend that time being super productive, right?

March

Nothing exciting... yet.

April

Easter break. All classes are cancelled and offices are closed, but the University is open on Easter weekend.

The last week of April is usually the end of the exams period.

May

Summer semester begins in the first week of May.

May 21st is Victoria Day, all classes cancelled and offices closed.

June

June 12th-15th is Convocation.

July

July 1st is Canada Day. All classes are cancelled and offices closed.     

Want to know more about when your thesis will be due? Visit this SFU Library webpage for more information.