The University

Academic Year 2013-14

NOTE: This is the academic year schedule for the 2013-14 undergraduate session, including the summer 2014 term. To view the academic year schedule for the 2014-15 undergraduate session, go to the 2014-15 academic year page.

The following schedule contains the dates prescribed by the University Senate for academic activities. Dates relating to fee payment, cancellation of course selections, late charges, and other fees or charges will be published in the Important Dates and Deadlines section of the Registration Website (carleton.ca/registration) The academic year is divided into three terms:

  • Summer term: May - August
  • Fall term: September - December
  • Winter term: January - April

Courses are offered in the following patterns:

  • Early summer: May - June
  • Late summer: July - August
  • Full summer: May - August
  • Fall term: September - December
  • Winter term: January - April
  • Fall/winter: September - April

Courses are offered during the day and the evening.

Date Activity
SUMMER TERM 2013
March 1, 2013Last day for receipt of applications for admission to an undergraduate degree program for the summer 2013 term.
May 1, 2013Last day for receipt of applications for undergraduate degree program transfers for the summer 2013 term.
May 3, 2013Deadline for fee payment or assignment of funding to ensure payment is processed to your account without incurring a late charge.
May 6, 2013Early summer and full summer classes begin.
May 13, 2013Last day for registration and course changes for early summer courses.
May 17, 2013Last day for registration and course changes for full summer courses.
May 20, 2013Statutory holiday. University closed.
May 31, 2013Last day to withdraw from early summer courses with full fee adjustment.
June 7, 2013Last day to withdraw from full summer courses with a full fee adjustment. Last day to submit, to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities, formal Examination Accommodation Forms for June examinations.
June 10-20, 2013Fall/winter and winter term deferred final examinations will be held. Examinations are normally held in the day and evening during the Monday to Saturday period. In exceptional circumstances, it may be necessary to schedule an examination on a Sunday.
June 11, 2013Last day for tests or examinations in courses below the 4000-level before the final examination period (see Examination Regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of this Calendar).
June 18, 2013 Last day of early summer classes (NOTE: Full summer classes resume July 3). Last day for academic withdrawal from early summer courses. Last day for handing in term assignments, subject to any earlier course deadline.
June 21-26, 2013Early summer examinations may be held. Examinations are normally held in the day and evening during the Monday to Saturday period. In exceptional circumstances, it may be necessary to schedule an examination on a Sunday.
June 30, 2013Final deadline for summer term fee payment.
July 1, 2013Statutory holiday. University closed.
July 3, 2013 (UPDATE: DATE CHANGED FROM JULY 2 TO JULY 3)Late summer classes begin. Full summer classes resume.
July 9, 2013Last day for registration and course changes for late summer courses.
July 19, 2013Last day for withdrawal from late summer courses with full fee adjustment.
July 26, 2013Last day to submit, to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities, Formal Examination Accommodation Forms for August examinations.
August 5, 2013Statutory Holiday. University closed.
August 7, 2013Last day for tests or examinations in courses below the 4000-level before the final examination period (see Examination Regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of this Calendar).
August 15, 2013 (NOTE: UPDATED FROM AUGUST 14 TO AUGUST 15) Classes follow a Monday schedule. Last day of late summer and full summer classes. Last day for academic withdrawal from late summer and full summer courses and any other courses that end this term. Last day for handing in term assignments, subject to any earlier course deadline.
August 16, 2013Summer Co-op Work Term Reports are due.
August 17-22, 2013Summer examinations may be held. Examinations are normally held in the day and evening during the Monday to Saturday period. In exceptional circumstances, it may be necessary to schedule an examination on a Sunday.
September 27-28, 2013Summer term deferred final examinations will be held. Examinations are normally held in the day and evening.Summer term deferred final examinations will be held. Examinations are normally held in the day and evening.
September 30, 2013Last day for receipt of applications for review of final grades for summer term courses.

 

Date Activity
FALL TERM 2013
September 1, 2013Last day for receipt of applications from potential fall (November) graduates.
September 2, 2013Statutory holiday, University closed.
September 3, 2013 Fall term begins. Orientation for teaching assistants.
September 3-4, 2013Academic Orientation. All students are expected to be on campus. Class and laboratory preparations departmental introductions for students and other academic preparation activities will be held.
September 5, 2013Fall and fall/winter classes begin.
September 18, 2013Last day of registration for fall term and fall/winter courses. Last day to change courses or sections (including auditing) for fall term and fall/winter courses. Last day of registration for fall term and fall/winter courses. Last day to change courses or sections (including auditing) for fall term and fall/winter courses.
September 27-28, 2013Summer deferred final examinations to be written.Summer deferred final examinations to be written.
September 30, 2013Last day to withdraw from fall term and fall/winter courses with a full fee adjustment.
October 11, 2013December examination schedule (fall term final and fall/winter mid-terms) available online.
October 14, 2013Statutory holiday, University closed.
October 15, 2013Last day for receipt of applications for admission to a degree program for the winter term from applicants whose documents originate from outside Canada or the United States.
October 28-November 1, 2013Fall break, no classes.
November 8, 2013Last day to submit, to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities, Formal Examination Accommodation Forms for December examinations.
November 15, 2013Last day for receipt of applications for admission to a degree program for the winter term.
November 25, 2013Last day for tests or examinations in courses below the 4000-level before the final examination period (see Examination Regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of this Calendar).
December 1, 2013Last day for receipt of applications from potential winter (February) graduates.
December 9, 2013 Fall term ends. Last day of fall-term classes. Last day for academic withdrawal from fall term courses Last day for handing in term work and the last day that can be specified by a course instructor as a due date for term work for fall term courses. Last day for receipt of applications for degree program transfers for winter term.
December 10, 2013No classes or examinations take place.
December 11-22, 2013Final examinations in fall term courses and mid-term examinations in fall/winter courses may be held. Examinations are normally held all seven days of the week.
December 16, 2013Fall Co-op Work Term Reports due.Fall Co-op Work Term Reports due.
December 22, 2013All take home examinations are due.All take home examinations are due.
December 25, 2013 to January 1, 2014University closed.

 

Date Activity
WINTER TERM 2014
January 2, 2014University re-opens.
January 6, 2014Winter-term classes begin.
January 17, 2014 Last day for registration for winter term courses. Last day to change courses or sections (including auditing) for winter term courses.
January 31, 2014Last day for withdrawal from winter term and winter portion of fall/winter courses with full fee adjustment.
February 1, 2014Last day for receipt of applications for admission to the Bachelor of Architectural Studies and the Bachelor of Social Work degree programs for the fall/winter session.
February 14, 2014April examination schedule available online.
February 14-22, 2014Fall-term deferred examinations will be written.
February 17, 2014Statutory holiday. University closed.
February 17-21, 2014Winter Break, no classes.
March 1, 2014 Last day for receipt of applications from potential Spring (June) graduates. Last day for receipt of applications to the Bachelor of Humanities, Bachelor of Industrial Design, Bachelor of Information Technology (Interactive Multimedia and Design), Bachelor of Journalism, and the Bachelor of Music degree program for the fall/winter session. Last day for receipt of applications for admission to a program for the summer term.
March 7, 2014Last day to submit, to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities, Formal Examination Accommodation Forms for April examinations.
March 25, 2014Last day for tests or examinations in courses below the 4000-level before the final examination period (see Examination Regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of this Calendar).
April 1, 2014Last day for receipt of applications for admission to an undergraduate degree program for the fall/winter session, from candidates whose documents originate outside Canada or the United States, except for applications due February 1 or March 1.
April 8, 2014 Winter term ends. Last day of fall/winter and winter-term classes. Last day for academic withdrawal from fall/winter and winter-term courses. Last day for handing in term work and the last day that can be specified by a course instructor as a due date for term work for fall/winter and winter-term courses.
April 9-10, 2014No classes or examinations take place.
April 11-26, 2014Final examinations in winter term and fall/winter courses may be held. Examinations are normally held all seven days of the week. Please note that examinations will not be held on April 18-20.
April 15, 2014Winter Co-op Work Term Reports are due.
April 18, 2014Statutory holiday, University closed.
April 26, 2014All take home examinations are due on this day.
May 1, 2014Last day for receipt of applications for internal degree transfers to allow for registration for the summer session.
June 1, 2014Last day for receipt of applications for admission to an undergraduate program for the fall/winter session from mature applicants, from those presenting post-secondary education qualifications and from those transferring from other universities in Canada or the United States, and from applicants with high school qualifications from Canada and the United States, except for applications due March 1.
June 9-19, 2014Fall/winter and winter term deferred final examinations will be held.
June 15, 2014Last day for receipt of applications for internal degree transfers to allow for registration for the 2013-2014 fall/winter session.

Date Activity
SUMMER TERM 2014
March 1, 2014Last day for receipt of applications for admission to an undergraduate degree program for the summer term.
May 1, 2014Last day for receipt of applications for undergraduate degree program transfers for the summer term.
May 5, 2014Early summer and full summer classes begin.
May 12, 2014Last day for registration and course changes (including auditing) for early summer courses.
May 16, 2014Last day for registration and course changes (including auditing) for full summer courses.
May 19, 2014Statutory holiday. University closed.
May 23, 2014Last day to withdraw from early summer and full summer courses with a full fee adjustment.
June 6, 2014Last day to submit to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities, formal Examination Accommodation Forms for June examinations.
June 9-19, 2014Fall/winter and winter term deferred final examinations will be held.
June 10, 2014Last day for tests or examinations in early summer courses below the 4000-level before the final examination period (see Examination Regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of this Calendar).
June 17, 2014Last day of early summer classes (NOTE: Full summer classes resume July 3). Last day for academic withdrawal from early summer courses. Last day for handing in term assignments, subject to any earlier course deadline.
June 20-26, 2014Early summer examinations may be held. Examinations are normally held all 7 days of the week.
July 1, 2014Statutory holiday. University closed.
July 3, 2014Late summer classes begin. Full summer classes resume.
July 10, 2014Last day for registration and course changes (including auditing) for late summer courses.
July 23, 2014Last day to withdraw from late summer courses with a full fee adjustment.
July 25, 2014Last day to submit to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities, Formal Examination Accommodation Forms for August examinations.
July 31, 2014Last day for tests or examinations in full summer courses below the 4000-level before the final examination period (see Examination Regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of this Calendar).
August 4, 2014Statutory Holiday. University closed.
August 7, 2014Last day for tests or examinations in late summer courses below the 4000-level before the final examination period (see Examination Regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of this Calendar).
August 15, 2014Classes held on this day follow a Monday schedule. Last day of late summer and full summer classes. Last day for academic withdrawal from late summer and full summer courses and any other courses that end this term. Last day for handing in term assignments, subject to any earlier course deadline.
August 15, 2014Summer Co-op Work Term Reports are due.
August 18-23, 2014Summer examinations may be held. Examinations are normally held all 7 days of the week.
September 26-28, 2014Summer term deferred final examinations will be held.
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