Important Dates and Deadlines

Additional or differing dates exist for: Agriculture Diploma, Dental Hygiene, Dentistry (includes IDDP), Education (B.Ed. only), Law, Medicine (excludes Family Social Sciences), Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, and Social Work. Students in these programs should speak with their Faculty, College or School regarding any important dates and deadlines.

Fall Term

September 2, 2019 Labour Day (University Closed)
September 3, 2019  New Student Orientation Fall Term, Fort Garry Campus 
September 4, 2019 First Day of Classes
September 6, 2019 Orientation Faculty of Graduate Studies - Bannatyne
September 17, 2019 Last Date to Drop without Penalty - Fall Term
September 17, 2019 Last Date to Drop without Penalty - Fall/Winter Term classes Part A
September 18, 2019 Last Date to Add (Register for a courses) - Fall Term classes
September 18, 2019 Last Date to Add (Register for a courses) - Fall/Winter Term classes
September 18, 2019 Deadline to apply online to graduate for Feb 2020
October 2, 2019 Fee Payment Deadline
October 14, 2019 Thanksgiving Day (University Closed)
October 15 - 17, 2019 Convocation Ceremony (Fort Garry Campus)
November 7, 2019 Convocation Ceremony (Bannatyne Campus)
November 11, 2019 Remembrance Day (University Closed)
November 12 - 15, 2019 Fall Term Break
November 18, 2019 Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) deadline Fall Term classes
November 20, 2019 Winter/Summer Term Spanning Course Registration Opens
December 2, 2019 Limited Access for Winter Registration expires 
December 6, 2019 Last day of Classes
December 9 - 20, 2019 Examination and Test Dates
December 21, 2019  to  January 1, 2020  Winter Holiday 

Winter Term

January 3, 2020

New Student Orientation Winter Term (Fort Garry Campus)
January 6, 2020 First Day of Classes

January 17, 2020

Fall/Winter Term Spanning Classes Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) Deadline with a refund for the Winter Term portion
January 17, 2020 Course Drop Date - the last date to drop a course with a refund for Winter term and Winter/Summer term spanning courses
January 20, 2020 Course Add Date - the last date to add a course in the revision period for Winter term and Winter/Summer term spanning courses
January 20, 2020 Deadline to Apply Online to Graduate for Spring 2020 (most students)
TBA Off Campus Exam Declaration Deadline
February 4, 2020 Winter Term Tuition Fee Payment Deadline
February 5, 2020 Graduation Date for Students Graduating in February 2020
February 17, 2020 Louis Riel Day, University Closed
February 18 - 21, 2020 Winter Term Break
March 16, 2020 Summer Term Registration Access times available in Aurora   
March 18, 2020 Winter Term Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) Deadline
March 23, 2020 Start of Summer Term Registration
March 31, 2020 Limited Access Term Expiry Date for Summer Term Courses
April 10, 2020 Good Friday (University Closed)
April 7, 2020 Last Day of Classes for Winter Term
April 13 - 25, 2020 Winter Term Exam Period

Summer Term

May 1, 2020 Convocation Ceremony – Agriculture Diploma
May 2, 2020 Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow in honour of Indigenous graduates
May 4, 2020 First Day of Classes for Summer Term
May 6, 2020 Winter/Summer Term Spanning Distance and Online Courses Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) Deadline
TBA - Usually Mid May Fee Payment Deadline - Summer Term (courses starting in): May/June
May 18, 2020 Victoria Day (University Closed)
May 21, 2020 Convocation Ceremony – Bannatyne Campus
TBA Deadline to elect to write an exam off campus for Summer courses
June 4-5 and June 8-9, 2020 Spring Convocation 2020 (Fort Garry Campus)
June 15, 2020 Convocation Ceremony – Université de Saint-Boniface
TBA Registration Access Times for Bannatyne Campus
TBA Bannatyne Course Registration begins
July 1, 2020 Canada Day (University Closed)
TBA Registration Access Times for Fort Gary Campus
TBA Advanced Registration Period
TBA - Usually beginning of July Fee Payment Deadline - Summer Term (courses starting in): July/August:
TBA Registration for new U1 Students and Direct Entry from High School
TBA Registration for returning U of M Students
TBA Deadline to apply online to graduate for Fall Term 2020
August 3, 2020 Terry Fox Day (University Closed)
TBA Limited Access for Fall Registration expires
August 26, 2020 Last Day of Classes
August 25 & 26, 2020 International Student Orientation
TBA Orientation Faculty of Graduate Studies - Fort Garry Campus

Updated Dec 4, 2019

2019-2020 Academic Schedule 
Updated Nov 7, 2019

2020-2021 Academic Schedule 
Added Dec 5, 2019