Academic Dates 2020/2021

Drop Dates for Courses without Part of Term

ACADEMIC CLASS ADD/DROP DATES (For financial deadlines and refund dates, visit www.moneymatters.dal.ca.)

Term Identifier

Part of Term Description

Duration of Classes

Last Day to Change and Add Classes for registered students

Last Day to Drop without “W”

Last Day to Change from Audit to Credit and Vice Versa

Last Day to Drop with “W”

Summer Term 2020

1 (UG),
2 (GR)

Full Term

May 4 - July 27, 2020

May 18, 2020

June 2, 2020

July 2, 2020

9

12-week Term

June 4 - August 28, 2020

June 10, 2020

June 24, 2020 July 22, 2020

A

7-week Term

May 11 - June 29, 2020

May 18, 2020

May 26, 2020

June 11, 2020

D

3-week Term

May 11 - June 2, 2020

May 13, 2020

May 15, 2020

May 22, 2020

E

3-week Term

June 4 - June 25, 2020

June 8, 2020

June 10, 2020

June 17, 2020

B

7-week Term

July 6 - August 24, 2020

July 13, 2020

July 21, 2020

August 6, 2020

F

3-week Term

July 6 - July 27, 2020

July 8, 2020

July 10, 2020

July 17, 2020

G

3-week Term

July 29 - August 20, 2020

July 31, 2020

August 4, 2020

August 11, 2020

4

  May 1 - August 31, 2020 May 18, 2020

June 2, 2020

July 2, 2020

Fall Term 2020

Multi-Term Courses

Full Year Class

September 8, 2020 - April 8, 2021

September 18, 2020

 November 2, 2020

 February 1, 2021

1 (UG),
2 (GR)

Full Term

September 8 - December 8, 2020

September 18, 2020

 October 2, 2020

 November 2, 2020

Winter Term 2021

1 (UG),
2 (GR)

Full Term

January 6 - April 8, 2021

January 15, 2021

 January 29, 2021

 March 8, 2021

Summer Term 2021

1 (UG),
2 (GR)

Full Term

 May 3 - July 27, 2021

 May 14, 2021

 May 31, 2021

 June 28, 2021

9

12-week Term

 June 3 - August 27, 2021

 June 16, 2021

 June 30, 2021

 July 29, 2021

A

7-week Term

 May 10 - June 28, 2021

 May 17, 2021

 May 25, 2021

 June 10, 2021

D

3-week Term

 May 10 - June 1, 2021

 May 12, 2021

 May 14, 2021

 May 21, 2021

E

3-week Term

 June 3 - June 24, 2021

 June 7, 2021

 June 9, 2021

 June 16, 2021

B

7-week Term

 July 5 - August 23, 2021

 July 12, 2021

 July 20, 2021

 August 5, 2021

F

3-week Term

 July 5 - July 26, 2021

 July 7, 2021

 July 9, 2021

 July 16, 2021

G

3-week Term

 July 28 - August 19, 2021

 July 30, 2021

 August 3, 2021

 August 10, 2021

4

Graduate Thesis

May 1 - August 31, 2021

May 14, 2021

May 31, 2021

June 28, 2021

Other Academic Dates

2020

 

May

 
Monday, 4
Co-op and Academic Summer term begins
Monday, 18 Victoria Day - University closed
Wednesday, 20 - Wednesday, 27
Spring Convocations

July

 
Monday, 1 Last day to apply to graduate in the Fall
University closed, Canada Day
Thursday, 30 Co-op summer academic term ends
Friday, 31 Examinations begin commerce co-op, computer science & engineering

August

 
Monday, 3
Halifax/Dartmouth Natal Day - University closed
Saturday, 6
Examinations end except commerce co-op
Wednesday, 14 Examinations end commerce co-op

September

 
Monday, 7 Labour Day - University closed
Tuesday, 8 Classes begin, fall term
Friday, 18 Last day to apply for honours programs
Last day to change from Dalhousie to King’s and vice versa

October

 
TBA Fall Convocations
Monday, 12 Thanksgiving Day - University closed

November

 
Monday, 9 - Friday, 13 Fall Study Week (except students in Co-op Clinicals, or Internships)
Wednesday, 11 University closed - Remembrance Day

December

 
Tuesday, 1  Last day to apply to graduate in the Spring
Tuesday, 8 * Classes end, fall term *
Tuesday, December 8 - Monday classes will be held
Thursday, 10 Examinations begin
Sunday, 20 Examinations end
Wednesday, 30 Grades due for courses with formal exams
   

2021

 

January

 
Friday, 1 New Year's Day - University closed
Wednesday, 6 Classes begin, winter term

February

 
Friday, 5 Munro Day - University closed
Monday, 15 - Friday, 19 Winter Study Week
Monday, 15 Nova Scotia Heritage Day - University closed

April

 
Friday, 2 Good Friday - University Closed
Weds and Thurs, 7 and 8 ** Classes end, regular session **
Wednesday, April 7 and Thursday, April 8 - Friday classes will be held
Saturday, 10 Examinations begin, regular session
Friday, 23 Examinations end, regular session
Friday, 30 Grades due for courses with formal exams

May

 
Monday, 3
Co-op and academic summer term begins
Monday, 24 Victoria Day - University closed
TBA
Spring Convocations

July

 
Thursday, 1 Last day to apply to graduate in October
University closed - Canada Day
Monday, 26
Co-op Summer academic term ends
Wednesday, 28
Examinations begin, commerce co-op, computer science and engineering

August

 
Monday, 2
Halifax/Dartmouth Natal Day - University closed
Wednesday, 4
Examinations end, except commerce co-op
Wednesday, 11
Examinations end, commerce co-op


* Tuesday, December 8, 2019 - Monday classes will be held

** Wednesday and Thursday, April 7 and 8, 2020 - Friday classes will be held