Department of English

University of Toronto

Important Dates 2014-2015


2014


June 3 -
June 16
   Course enrollment exclusively for current PhD students
     
June 17 -
June 27
  Course enrollment exclusively for incoming and current PhD students
     
June 23   Doctoral Completion 2014-15 Award applications due
     
June 27 -
July 2
  ROSI enrollment is closed from 3pm on 27 June & reopens at 6am on 3 July
     
June   June Convocation information and dates are posted at www.convocation.utoronto.ca  
     
June 20   Final date to drop May-August (Y) Summer session courses without academic penalty
     
June 29   Final date to enrol in July-August courses
     
June 30    PRESIDENTIAL HOLIDAY (University closed)
     
July 1   CANADA DAY (University closed)
     
July 3 -
August 24
  Course enrollment begins for incoming and continuing MA students
     
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
     
August 1   Deadline to submit PhD thesis chapter(s) in support of the Doctoral Completion 2014-15 Award application
     
August 5
  Practice Comprehensive Examination – 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Room 325, Carr Hall, 100 St. Joseph Street
     
August 18   Request to Register without Payment Fall 2014 forms due (fee deferral)
     
August 25 -   PhD1 Academic Advising Meetings with the Associate Director, PhD
29   PhD2 Academic Advising Meetings with the Associate Director, PhD

  MA Academic Advising Meetings with the Associate Director, MA

  MA CRW (incoming and continuing students) Academic Advising Meetings with the Director of the Creative Writing Program
     
August 25 - September 1   ROSI enrollment is closed
     
August 26   Comprehensive Examination – Paper I – 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Room 325, Carr Hall, 100 St. Joseph Street
     
August 29   SGS recommended date for payment of tuition fees to meet registration deadline
     
September 1   LABOUR DAY (University Closed)



September 2
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


SGS Orientation for incoming graduate students, JJR Macleod Auditorium, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle


 
September 3   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 8   Fall (September) term classes start for F & Y courses

  Deadline for Instructors to submit final summer grades to the Grad Office for May-August (Y) and July-August (S) courses
     
September 11
  GEA Fellowships Workshop from 11:00 a.m – 1:00 p.m., Room 719, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street
     
September 12   Registration for fall session ends; after this date a late registration fee will be assessed
     
September 13   Department of English Run for the Cure first practice run (contact Professor Carol Percy for details)
     
September 14
Student Softball Game from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Riverdale East, North Diamond
     
September 15   Deadline to submit final doctoral theses to SGS to avoid fee charges for 2014-15
     
September 17
  Special Fields Workshop: Preparing for your Special Fields Exam & Reading List ─ a workshop for Year 2 Phds with the Associate Director, Phd from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Room 617, Jackman Humanities Bldg., 170 St. George Street
     
September 20   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
     
September 24   May-August (Y) and July-August (S) Summer session grades available for viewing on ROSI

  Teaching Assistants’ first Training Session for new TAs only from 3:00p.m.- 6:00 p.m., Room 617, Jackman Humanities Bldg., 170 St. George Street
     
September 26   Teaching Assistants’ second Training Session for new TAs only from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Room 617, Jackman Humanities Bldg., 170 St. George Street
     
September 27   Department of English Run for the Cure third practice run (contact Professor Carol Percy for details)
     
October 1   SSHRC Program of Study Clinic #1 with the Director of Graduate Studies, Professor Lynne Magnusson from TIMES TBA; 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
  SSHRC Program of Study Clinic #2 with the Director of Graduate Studies, Professor Lynne Magnusson from TIMES TBA; Room 604, 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, Phd Professor Dan White from TIMES TBA; Room 717, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street (details will be announced on the gradlist closer to the date of the Clinic)
     
October 3
  SSHRC Program of Study Clinic #2 with the Associate Director, Phd Professor Dan White from TIMES TBA; Room 717, 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 TIMES TBA; Room 732, 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 MA Creative Writing Director, Professor Rick Greene from TIMES TBA; Room 622, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street (details will be announced on the gradlist closer to the date of the Clinic)

  Deadline  to submit final doctoral thesis to SGS for Fall Convocation

  Deadline for MAs to be recommended for degree for Fall Convocation
     
October 5   Department of English Run for the Cure (details will be announced on the grad student listserv)
     
October 8   Welcoming Reception for Graduate Faculty & Students from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00p.m., Gallery Grill, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle
     
October 9   ABD: Now What?─an information session for Year 4 Phds with the Director of Graduate Studies from 1:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m*., Room 617, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street *PLEASE NOTE NEW TIME
     
October 13   THANKSGIVING (University Closed)
     
October 17   Department internal SSHRC (Doctoral & CGS) deadline  
     
October 24
  Workshop with the Associate Director, MA for current English MA & MA in the Field of Creative Writing students on applying to PhD programs from 3:10p.m. to 5:00p.m., Room 616, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street
     
October 27   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 6
 
  Submitting, Defending & Filing Your Doctoral Thesis─ an information session with the Director of Graduate Studies for PhD students preparing to submit within the 2014-15 academic year (September 2014 to May 2015) from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m., Room 617, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street
     
November 7
 
  Fall Research Roundtable from: 1:00 p.m.-4:15 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 13
  November Graduate Council meeting from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Room 616, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street
     
November 17 - 18   NOVEMBER PAUSE - NO CLASSES (University open)
     
November 21   Graduation luncheon with March/June/November graduates hosted by the Chair and Director of Graduate Studies from 11:30a.m. to 1:30p.m., Room 616, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street
     
December 1   SSHRC CGS (Master) Online Application deadline
     
December 2   Fall term classes end for F courses
     
December 3/4/5   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 22 - January 2   WINTER BREAK (University closed)
     

 

Winter 2015

 

January 5 

  

Winter (January) term classes start for S Courses

 

 

 

January 6

 

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

 

 

SGS deadline for Instructors to submit final grades to eMarks for F courses

 

 

 

January 13

 

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

 

 

 

January 14

 

Fall grades available for viewing on ROSI

 

 

 

January 15

 

Deadline to submit doctoral theses without fee payment for the Winter session

 

 

Academics Read Things They Wrote as Kids from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Tranzac, 292 Brunswick Avenue

 

 

 

January 19

 

Final date to add Winter session courses

 

 

 

January 23

 

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

 

 

 

February 5

 

Cook the Books-Departmental Potluck from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street *PLEASE NOTE TIME & LOCATION

 

 

 

February 16

 

FAMILY DAY (University closed)

 

 

 

February 17-20

 

READING WEEK – NO CLASSES (University open)

 

 

 

February 23

 

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 20

 

Visitors’ Day for Prospective Students

 

 

 

March 25

 

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

 

 

 

March 31

 

Comprehensive Exam─an information session for Year 1 Phds and Year 2 Phd Us with the Director of Graduate Studies, Associate Director, Phd and the GEA from 3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Room 616, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street

 

 

 

April 1

 

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

 

 

 

April 2

 

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

 

 

 

April 3

 

GOOD FRIDAY (University closed)

 

 

 

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 23 - April 24

 

5th Annual Graduate English Student Conference: MEMORY, MEMORIALIZATION, AND FORGETTING.  Rooms 100 A & B and 616, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street

 

 

 

 

Summer 2015 

 

May

     

(first or second week)

 

 

Summer courses begin. Check the department website www.english.utoronto.ca for details.

 

 

 

May 1 

 

Department internal deadline for SGS Restricted Awards

 

 

 

May 5

 

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

 

 

 

May 6

 

SGS deadline for Instructors to submit final grades to eMarks for S and Y courses for students not graduating in June

 

 

 

May 11

 

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

 

 

 

May 13


 

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

 

 

 

May 18

 

VICTORIA DAY (University closed)

 

 

 

May 29

 

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 19

 

Final date to drop May-August (Y) Summer session courses without academic penalty

 

 

 

June 23

 

Deadline for Doctoral Completion Award (DCA) 2015-16 applications

 

 

 

June 29


 

Final date to enrol in July-August courses

 

 

 

July 1

 

CANADA DAY (University closed)

 

 

 

July 15

 

SGS deadline for Instructors to submit final summer grades to eMarks for May-June (F) courses

 

 

 

July 17

 

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

 

 

 

July 22

 

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

 

 

 

September 9 

 

SGS deadline for Instructors to submit final summer grades to eMarks for May-August (Y) and July-August (S) courses

 

 

 

September 16 

 

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






 

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