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Graduate Calendar Archives: 2004 / 2005

Academic Schedule 2004-05
Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

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 2004-2005 Registration Instructions and Class Schedule booklet.

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: December - April
Fall/winter: September - April

Courses are offered during the day and the evening.

Summer Term 2004

May 7
Last day for submission to the Office of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research of the five (5) final copies of Master's and Ph.D. theses for Spring convocation.
May 17
Full summer and early summer classes begin.May 21
Last day for registration and course changes for early summer and full summer courses and for evening division courses. Students who have not yet deposited five (5) final copies of their thesis in the Office of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research must register.
May 24
Statutory holiday. University closed.
June 4
Last day for withdrawal from early summer courses.
June 10 - 12
Spring Convocation for the conferring of degrees.
June 25
Last day of classes for early summer. (Full summer courses resume July 5.)
June 28 - 30
Early summer final examinations may be scheduled. It may be necessary to schedule examinations for evening classes during the day and vice versa.
July 1
Statutory holiday. University closed. Evening classes missed may meet on July 11.
July 5
Late summer courses begin.
July 9
Last day for registration and course changes for late summer courses.
July 23
Last day for withdrawal from full summer and late summer courses.
August 2
Civic holiday. University closed. Evening classes missed may meet August 6.
August 13
Last day for summer term.
Last day for full summer and late summer classes.
August 14 - 18
Full summer and late summer examinations may be scheduled as announced. It may be necessary to schedule examinations for evening classes during the day and vice versa.

Fall Term 2004

The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research normally admits students to begin their programs in the fall term. However, some academic units may consider applicants in the winter term or the summer term. Applications for admission may be submitted at any time. Applications from outside Canada should be completed at least five months before the desired date of admission in order for students to make the necessary visa arrangements.

Applicants wishing to be considered for financial assistance from Carleton University are reminded that they must submit their completed applications before March 1. Please note that some schools and departments may require completed applications prior to March 1. Students must refer to departmental entries in this Calendar for details.

August 3
Last day for submission to the thesis supervisor of six (6) examination copies of Master's and Ph.D. theses for Fall graduation.
September 1
Last day for receipt of applications for degrees from potential Fall graduates.
September 4 - 8
PrepWeek. Academic and social orientation to the campus.
September 6
Statutory holiday, University closed. PrepWeek activities continue.
September 7
Fall term begins.
September 7 - 8
Academic 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. Note: Some graduate courses in joint programs with the University of Ottawa will begin formal classes on this date. Graduate students are advised to check with their departments for details.
September 8
Orientation for Graduate Teaching Assistants.
September 9
Graduate fall and fall/winter classes begin.
September 24
Last day for registration. Students who have not yet deposited the five (5) final copies of their thesis in the Office of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research must register.
Last day to change courses or sections for fall/winter and fall term courses.
October 8
University Day at Carleton. Undergraduate classes suspended.
Last day for submission to the Office of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research of five (5) final copies of Master's and Ph.D. theses for Fall graduation.
October 11
Statutory holiday, University closed.
November 5
Last day to withdraw from fall term courses.
November 14
Fall convocation for the conferring of degrees.
December 1
Last day for receipt of applications from potential Winter (February) graduates.
Last day for submission to the thesis supervisor of six (6) examination copie s of Master's and Ph.D. theses for Winter graduation.
December 6
Last day of fall term classes.
Fall term ends.
December 9 - 22
Final examinations in fall term courses and mid-term examinations in fall/winter courses will be held. It may be necessary to schedule examinations during the day for classes held in the evening and vice versa.

Winter Term 2005

January 3
Winter term begins.
January 5
Winter term classes begin.
January 21
Last day for late registration for winter term courses.
Students who have not yet deposited the five (5) final copies of their thesis in the Office of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research must register.
Last day to change courses or sections for winter term courses.
January 28
Last day for submission to the Office of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research of the five (5) final copies of Master's and Ph.D. theses for Winter (February) graduation.
February 1
Last day for receipt of applications from potential Spring graduates.
February 21 - 25
Winter Break, classes suspended.
March 1
Last day for receipt of applications for admission from candidates who wish to be considered for the initial award (April) of financial assistance (including Carleton fellowships, scholarships, and departmental assistantships) administered by Carleton University. Candidates whose applications are received after the March 1 deadline date may be eligible for the award of a fellowship, scholarship, or assistantship by reversion.
Last day for submission to the thesis supervisor of six (6) examination copies of Master's and Ph.D. theses for Spring graduation.
March 11
Last day to withdraw from fall/winter and winter term courses.
March 25
Statutory holiday, University closed. Missed classes may meet April 6.
April 6
Last day of fall/winter and winter term classes. Classes scheduled on this day will be those appropriate to a Friday, to replace classes missed on March 25. Some graduate courses may continue during the Review Period until the end of winter term on April 8.
April 7 - 8
Review Period.
Some lectures, laboratories, review tutorials, etc. may take place.
April 8
Winter term ends.
April 11 - 29
Final examinations in fall/winter and winter term courses will be held. It may be necessary to schedule examinations during the day for classes held in the evening and vice versa.
June 16 - 18
Spring convocation for the conferring of degrees.
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