Department of English

University of Toronto

Important Dates 2013-2014

2013

June 3–June 16

Course enrollment exclusively for current PhD students

June 17–June 28
Course enrollment exclusively for incoming PhD students

June 21
Doctoral Completion Award 2013-14 applications due

June 28–July 1
ROSI enrollment is closed from 3pm on 28 June & reopens at 6am on 2 July

July 2–August 25
MA course enrollment starts

August 1
Deadline to submit PhD thesis chapter(s) in support of the Doctoral Completion Award 2013-14 application

August 6
Practice Comprehensive Examination and Workshop – 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Room 325, Carr Hall, 100 St. Joseph Street

August 7
Request to Register without Payment Fall 2013 forms due (fee deferral)

August 19-23
MA Academic Advising Meetings with the Associate Director, MA

August 26-30
PhD1 Academic Advising Meetings with the Associate Director, PhD
PhD2 Academic Advising Meetings with the Associate Director, PhD

August 26-September 2
ROSI enrollment is closed

August 27
Comprehensive Examination – Paper I – 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Room 325, Carr Hall, 100 St. Joseph Street

August 30
Recommended date for payment of tuition fees to meet registration deadline

September 2 LABOUR DAY (University Closed)

September 3
ROSI enrollment reopens at 9 a.m.
Comprehensive Examination – Paper II – 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Room 325, Carr Hall, 100 St. Joseph Street
MA CRW (incoming and continuing students) Academic Advising Meetings with the Director of the Creative Writing Program
SGS Orientation, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King’s College Circle. See website: http://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/currentstudents/Pages/Orientation.aspx

September 4
M.A. Orientation Meeting at 10:00 a.m., Rm. 100A, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street
PhD Orientation Meeting at 11:30 a.m., Rm. 100A, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street
GEA informal Meet & Greet Reception from 11:15 a.m.– 1:30 p.m., Rm.719, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street
Department of English SSHRC & OGS Fellowships Information Session with Peter Grav from 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m., Room 616, Jackman Humanities Bldg., 170 St. George Street

September 7
Faculty-Student Softball Game from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Riverdale East, North Diamond - CANCELLED

September 9
Fall (September) term classes start for F & Y courses

September 12
GEA Fellowships Workshop from 11:00 a.m – 1:00 p.m., Room 719, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street

September 13
Registration for September session ends; after this date, a late registration fee will be charged

September 14
Department of English Run for the Cure first practice run (contact Professor Carol Percy for details)

September 16
Deadline to submit final doctoral theses to SGS to avoid fee charges for 2013-14
Preparing for your Special Fields Exam & Reading List ─an information session for Year 2 Phds with the  Associate Director, Phd from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; Room 616, Jackman Humanities Bldg., 170 St. George Street

September 18
Teaching Assistants’ first Training Session for new TAs only from 1:00p.m.- 4:00 p.m., Room 616, Jackman Humanities Bldg., 170 St. George Street

September 20
Teaching Assistants’ second Training Session for new TAs only from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., Room 616, Jackman Humanities Bldg., 170 St. George Street

September 21
Department of English Run for the Cure second practice run (contact Professor Carol Percy for details)

September 22

Final date to add full-year and Fall session courses on ROSI 
Faculty-Student Softball Game from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Riverdale East, North Diamond (rescheduled)

September 28
Department of English Run for the Cure third practice run (contact Professor Carol Percy for details)

September 30
OGS & SSHRC Program of Study Clinics #1 with the Director of Graduate Studies, Professor Heather Murray from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00p.m.; Room 604, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street (details will be announced on the gradlist closer to the date of the Clinic)

October 1
OGS & SSHRC Program of Study Clinics #2 with the Director of Graduate Studies, Professor Heather Murray from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00p.m.; Room 604, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street (details will be announced on the gradlist closer to the date of the Clinic)

October 2
Welcoming Reception for Graduate Faculty & Students from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00p.m.; Gallery Grill, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle SSHRC Program of Study Clinic #1 with the MA Creative Writing Director, Professor Rick Greene from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Room 622, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street (details will be announced on the gradlist closer to the date of the Clinic)

October 3
OGS & SSHRC Program of Study Clinics #1 with the Associate Director, Phd Professor Dan White from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Room 805, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street (details will be announced on the gradlist closer to the date of the Clinic)

October 4
Deadline to submit final doctoral thesis to SGS for Fall Convocation
Deadline for MAs to be recommended for degree for Fall Convocation
SSHRC Program of Study Clinic #2 with the Associate Director, Phd Professor Dan White from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Room 805, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street (details will be announced on the gradlist closer to the date of the Clinic)
SSHRC Program of Study Clinic #1 with the Associate Director MA, Professor Carol Percy from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Room 732, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street (details will be announced on the gradlist closer to the date of the Clinic)

October 6
Department of English Run for the Cure (details will be announced on the grad student listserv)

October 7
ABD: Now What?─an information session for Year 4 Phds with the Director of Graduate Studies from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; Room 616, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street

October 14 THANKSGIVING (University Closed)

October 18
Department internal SSHRC (Doctoral & CGS) deadline

October 25
Workshop with the Associate Director, MA for current English MA & MA in the Field of Creative Writing students on applying to PhD programs from 12:00p.m. to 2:00p.m.; Room 616, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street

October 28
Final date to drop Fall session full or half courses without academic penalty

November
Fall Convocation information and dates are posted at www.convocation.utoronto.ca   

November 4
Submitting, Defending & Filing Your Doctoral Thesis─ an information session with the Director of Graduate Studies for PhD students preparing to submit within the 2013-14 academic year (September 2013 to May 2014) from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.; Room 616, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street

November 8
Fall Research Roundtable from: 1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. followed by a Wine and Cheese Reception from 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; Room 616, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street

November 11-12 NOVEMBER PAUSE – NO CLASSES (University open)

November 15

Graduation luncheon with March/June/November graduates hosted by the Chair and Director of Graduate Studies from 11:00a.m. to 12:30p.m.; Room 616, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street
November Graduate Council meeting from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Room 616, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street

December 1 
SSHRC CGS (Master) Online Application deadline

December 3
Fall term classes end for F courses

December 4/5/6
Makeup Monday & Tuesday classes for fall break (optional & at the instructor’s discretion)

December 10
Department internal OGS deadline for current and prospective students

December 23-January 3 WINTER BREAK (University closed)

2014

January 6

Winter (January) term classes start for S courses
Deadline for Instructors to submit final grades to the Grad Office for F courses
 
January 7
Comprehensive Examination RETAKE– Paper I – 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Room 325, Carr Hall, 100 St. Joseph Street

January 14

Comprehensive Examination RETAKE– Paper II – 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Room 325, Carr Hall, 100 St. Joseph Street

January 15

Deadline to submit doctoral theses without fee payment for the Winter session
Fall grades available for viewing on ROSI

January 19
Final date to add Winter session courses

January 24
Final date for students to request their degrees be conferred in absentia in March

February 6

Cook the Books Departmental Potluck from 5:30 p.m.* to 8:30 p.m.*; Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street
(*NB: Time Change)

February 17 FAMILY DAY (University closed)

February 18-21 READING WEEK – NO CLASSES (University open)

February 24

Final date to drop full-year or Winter session courses without academic penalty
MA students should notify instructors and Graduate Administrator if they intend to graduate in June or November

March
March Convocation in absentia information and dates are posted at www.convocation.utoronto.ca

March 21
Visitors’ Day for Prospective Students

March 26

MA in the Field of Creative Writing Gala from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, 120 St. George Street

April 1
Department ROSI enrollment begins for Summer F/S/Y courses

April 4
Winter (January) term classes end for S & Y courses

April 9
Comprehensive and Special Field Exams─an information session for Year 1 Phds and Year 2 Phd Us with the Director of Graduate Studies and the Associate Director, Phd from 10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.; Room 616, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street

April 17
Deadline for instructors to submit final grades to the Grad Office for S & Y courses for MA students graduating in June
Final date to have coursework completed and grades submitted to SGS for June convocation
Deadline to submit final doctoral theses to SGS for June Convocation

April 18 GOOD FRIDAY (University closed)

Summer 2014

May (first or second week in May)
Summer courses begin. Check the department website for details:  
 <http://www.english.utoronto.ca/grad/courses/2014_summer.htm>

May 2
Department internal deadline for the SGS Restricted Awards

May 5
Deadline for Instructors to submit final grades to the Grad Office for S and Y courses for students not graduating in June

May 7
May Graduate Council meeting from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Room 616, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street

May 11
Final date to enrol in May-June or May-August Summer session courses

May 14
Full-Year and Winter session grades available for viewing on ROSI

May 19 VICTORIA DAY (University closed)

May 30
Final date to drop May-June (F) Summer session courses without academic penalty

June
June Convocation information and dates are posted at www.convocation.utoronto.ca

June 20
Final date to enrol in July-August courses
Final date to drop May-August (Y) Summer session courses without academic penalty

June 23
Deadline for Doctoral Completion Award (DCA) 2014-15 applications

July 1 CANADA DAY (University closed)

July 14
Deadline for Instructors to submit final summer grades to the Grad Office for May-June (F) courses

July 18
Final date to drop July-August (S) Summer session courses without academic penalty

July 23
May-June (F) Summer session grades available for viewing on ROSI

September 8
Deadline for Instructors to submit final summer grades to the Grad Office for May-August (Y) and July-August (S) courses

September 24
May-August (Y) and July-August (S) Summer session grades available for viewing on ROSI


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